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Grassroots Illinois Endorses Garcia and 23 Aldermanic Candidates

Grassroots Illinois Endorses Garcia and 23 Aldermanic Candidates

Holding back tears, Gayle Sterm, of Humboldt Park, stood behind the podium Tuesday at a Grassroots Illinois Action news conference. Instead of reading the speech she had prepared, Sterm said she was going to “speak from my heart.” “I want an elected school board. I want them to listen to us,” Sterm said, as her […]

South Loop Pushes for Neighborhood High School

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South Loop Pushes for Neighborhood High School

Many families living in the South Loop struggle with the issue of not having a suitable neighborhood high school for their children. Litigation attorney and community leader John Jacoby faces the same problem with his youngest daughter who next year will be a freshman in high school. Having lived in Chicago for more than 20 […]

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Fire at South Loop Firehouse Restaurant prompts Landmarks Illinois to take action

A fire at a South Loop firehouse-turned-restaurant in early December has prompted Landmarks Illinois, a nonprofit preservation organization, to beef up its efforts to prevent future fires caused by construction-related accidents in historic buildings. The extra-alarm fire on 1401 S. Michigan Ave. was contained but caused heavy damage. Evanston resident Duane Yost, who was at the scene of the fire, […]

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Free Film And Discussion “Chicago’s School Closings”

Film Screening, Research Presentation, and Discussion – open to the public, free. Hosted by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research and The School Project: David and Reva Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall University of Chicago Thursday, January 22nd 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 p.m. The second installment in The School Project […]

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Illinois New Eavesdropping Law Still Trouble for Citizens?

ChicagoTalks followed the story of artist and free speech activist Chris Drew from his arrest for recording his own arrest, to his untimely death, and the subsequent overturning of the Illinois Eavesdropping law by the state Supreme Court. Here is an update on the new version of that law from the Reader’s Deanna Issacs: What’s safe […]

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A Meeting of the Minds

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A Meeting of the Minds

“He’s all about the back door and not drawing attention to himself because it’s kind of a humbling situation,” said Robert Maibuecher, Lieutenant at Chicago Fire Department (CFD) Squad 2. “When he shows up to your house and tries to help you with a check or financial assistance. He doesn’t want to just parade in […]

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Recipe for Good Health in 2015

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Recipe for Good Health in 2015

Here’s a reminder from the White House. If you are covered already, you can use the recipe and make some comfort food. null Like this: Like Loading…

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