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Town Hall Examines Teen Mental Health

Town Hall Examines Teen Mental Health

As a child, Kelvin Roston Jr. never invited any friends over to his house. He wasn’t anti-social and he had friends, but his mother had a mental illness and he wasn’t sure how guests would react to her. Beyond the feelings of others, Roston didn’t know how to navigate his own feelings about his mother. […]

Protesters March for Robin Hood Tax

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Protesters March for Robin Hood Tax

Advocates for a Chicago “Robin Hood Tax” marched through the LaSalle Street financial district on Monday chanting, “What is America going to be? Corporate greed or democracy?” Forty-one people were subsequently arrested after they blocked the entrances to the Chicago Board of Trade building, The protesters are demanding a financial transaction levy they say could […]

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