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Closed Bridges have Blue Island Residents Driving in Circles

Closed Bridges have Blue Island Residents Driving in Circles

Riding on a weekend in Blue Island, 22-year-old resident Taylor Morey scrambles to find an alternate route to get to work because of the most recent bridge closure on Francisco St. in Blue Island. “It’s honestly a very big inconvenience,” Morey said. Blue Island, a city that is split by the Cal Sag Channel, once […]

Taste of Chicago Opens Under Shadow of Weekend Violence

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Taste of Chicago Opens Under Shadow of Weekend Violence

Waiting for the Outer Express bus outside of the entrance of Taste of Chicago, Anetha Watson squinted into the sun and chewed a small burger. Watson, a South Side resident of Chicago, has lost three family members to gun violence since 2007. “It’s sad,” Watson said. “I lost two nephews, my sisters’ sons in 2007 and […]

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Christian Community Apologies to LGBT Community at Pride Parade

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Christian Community Apologies to LGBT Community at Pride Parade

Started in 2010 by the Marin Foundation, a Chicago non-profit organization that works to increase understanding between LGBT community and churches, the campaign is an activism of love, apologizing to the LGBT community for the way Christians have cause harmed.

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