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Tracy Swartz
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Attended University of Illinois at Springfield
Lived in Reseda, California
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Chicago rapper Common is campaigning for better access to affordable healthy food. He will be at the Randolph Street Market on Saturday.
South Side native Common will be at the Randolph Street Market in the West Town neighborhood Saturday to bring awareness to food deserts.
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A rep for Tom Hanks denies a tabloid report that Hanks' son Chet has gone missing.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-tom-hanks-rep-denies-tabloid-report-his-son-chet-is-missing-20150828-story.html
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Catch a glimpse of your favorite "Chicago Fire" stars Sunday on the North Side or Tuesday on the South Side. "Chicago P.D." stars will also be on the North Side Sunday.
"Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D." stars will meet fans Sunday at Studio Xfinity in the Goose Island neighborhood.
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Josh Duggar is in rehab. A rep for the Chicago Rockford International Airport confirmed to me that a plane registered to Duggar Aviation landed at the airport early Tuesday morning but could not say who was on the plane.
Days after he confessed to cheating on his wife and an addiction to pornography, Josh Duggar has entered rehab.
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South Loop fashion designer Tommy Walton was eliminated in last week's episode of "MasterChef."

I talked to him yesterday about his feud with Katrina Kozar, his fashion and his fan club on the North Pole.
When Tommy Walton was eliminated from "MasterChef" in last week's episode, judge Gordon Ramsay told the South Loop fashion designer he would be remembered forever.
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Tickets sold out in minutes for the October talk by "Portlandia" star Carrie Brownstein.
"Portlandia" star Carrie Brownstein will read from her new memoir at the Museum of Contemporary Art in October.
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I gathered star-studded tweets from today's ‪#‎SecondCityFamily‬ posts, which are remembrances in wake of Wednesday's fire that destroyed Second City's Chicago offices, but not its performance spaces.
Former students and performers used the #SecondCityFamily hashtag to post throwback pictures of their Second City classes, colleagues and mentors.
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Chicago native Chaka Khan joins the "Dancing with the Stars" cast. See who else is on the roster.
Other confirmed members of the "Dancing with the Stars" cast are: Nick Carter, Bindi Irwin, Hayes Grier, Alexa PenaVega, Carlos PenaVega and Victor Espinoza.
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Second City CEO Andrew Alexander mourned pictures of John Candy destroyed in yesterday's fire. "Those are kind of hard to lose. I don't have replicas of those."
Second City CEO Andrew Alexander was in Los Angeles Wednesday when he heard the news that a fire had started on the performance venue's block in Old Town.
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Watch South Side native Jennifer Hudson sing in this music video for "The Color Purple" musical, which will be her Broadway debut.
Jennifer Hudson, a South Side native, plays blues singer Shug Avery in her Broadway debut. Previews for "The Color Purple" begin Nov. 10 and opening night is Dec. 10.
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Billy Joel will play Thursday at Wrigley Field. Tickets are still available.

Foo Fighters will play a sold-out show Saturday at the ballpark.

Here's what to expect in Wrigleyville this week.
The Cubs have been rocking Wrigley Field lately and now Billy Joel and Foo Fighters are up to bat.
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Bob Odenkirk says no to Jimmy Kimmel's game of "Heatherball."
"Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk called his publicist during Monday's episode of " Jimmy Kimmel Live!" after Kimmel wanted Odenkirk to play a game of tetherball with actress Heather Graham 's face on the ball.
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Tracy Swartz covers the Chicago Transit Authority and Chicago homicides for the Chicago Tribune RedEye.
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  • Chicago Tribune
    RedEye reporter, 2007 - present
  • Springfield News-Leader
    Capitol bureau, 2006 - 2007
  • New York Daily News
    City Hall reporting intern, 2006 - 2006
  • Chicago Sun-Times
    Capitol reporting intern, 2006 - 2006
  • Newsday
    Nation/world producer, 2004 - 2005
  • Minneapolis Star-Tribune
    State reporting intern, 2004 - 2004
  • Baltimore Sun
    Business reporting intern, 2004 - 2004
  • Duluth News Tribune
    Police reporting intern, 2003 - 2003
  • Roanoke Times
    G.A. reporting intern, 2003 - 2003
  • USA Today
    Web travel intern, 2003 - 2003
  • Roll Call
    G.A. reporting intern, 2002 - 2002
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Reseda, California - Sarasota, Florida - Gainesville, Florida - Springfield, Virginia - Roanoke, Virginia - Duluth, Minnesota - Minneapolis, Minnesota - Hyattsville, Maryland - Manhattan, New York - Brooklyn, New York - Queens, New York - Springfield, Illinois - Columbia, Missouri - Chicago, Illinois
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Tracy Swartz is a Chicago Tribune reporter and creator of RedEye Chicago's homicide map.
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  • University of Illinois at Springfield
    Public Affairs Reporting, 2005 - 2006
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Internet Journalism, 2004 - 2005
  • University of Florida
    Political Science, 2000 - 2004
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