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SCRABBLE Starts with Literacy

SCRABBLE Starts with Literacy

People are getting ready to shake their tile bags, rack their brains and roll at the 11th Annual “It’s Your Word Against Theirs,” SCRABBLE for Literacy Challenge on Sunday, November 2. Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Illinois (LVI) and supported by local chapters of the North American Scrabble Players Association (NASPA), the event will be held […]

Minimum Wage and Housing Protest

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Minimum Wage and Housing Protest

Housing and minimum wage activists protested in the Daley Plaza Tuesday, Oct. 7. They called for the minimum wage to be increased and for more housing vouchers. Columbia College Chicago journalism students, Joann Mikhail and Gina Scarpino, share footage from the day’s event. Minimum wage and housing protest

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Equality to Run? Not in Illinois

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Equality to Run? Not in Illinois

As a blue state, third-party candidates in Illinois feel they have never had a fair chance at taking office because of the election law and they are ready for change. For years, Illinois has been a Democratic state that has often had corrupt politicians operating its election machine. However there are third-party candidates with the […]

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Harder to Stay Safe Online These Days

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Harder to Stay Safe Online These Days

Ken Melvoin-Berg, a Chicago-based TV producer, said his Xbox account was hacked on Christmas day of 2013. “My kids didn’t even get their Xbox game gift for Christmas Day,” Berg said. “The awful part was that I put in a $200 credit on my card for the kids to buy Xbox games online. The fraud […]

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CAN TV Presents: 31st Ward Anti-Violence March

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CAN TV Presents: 31st Ward Anti-Violence March

CAN-TV brings you video from the community. Here Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins Ald. Ray Suarez (31st) and residents of the 31st ward are in a march to protest violence in their community. The march against gang and gun violence took place Monday, Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. and was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN […]

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City Council Committee: Increase Fine for Impersonating a City Employee

CHICAGO- Ald. Lona Lane (18th) proposed a revised ordinance Tuesday that would increase the fine for employees who fail to turn in city badges after they leave their jobs. Lane presented to the Chicago City Council Committee on Workforce Development and Audit, which is chaired by Ald. Patrick O’Connor (40th). Lane said she realized the revised […]

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Chicago Comes in at No. 2 for Biking

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Chicago Comes in at No. 2 for Biking

Chicago has been named by Bicycling Magazine as the second most bike-friendly city – New York City came in at No. 1. The publication pointed to Chicago’s protected bike lanes and its Divvy bike-sharing program. Chicago was in 10th place in 2010 and moved up to the No. 5 slot in 2012. Columbia College Chicago’s Lea Elgin takes […]

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