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The two mayoral candidates hit each other hard in the same spots: Garcia says Emanuel’s too focused on the wealthy, not neighborhoods. Emanuel says Garcia’s plans aren't specific enough.

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The two mayoral candidates hit each other hard in the same spots: Garcia says Emanuel’s too focused on the wealthy, not neighborhoods. Emanuel says Garcia’s plans aren’t specific enough.
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Longtime civil rights activist Rev. Willie Barrow was an organizer for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. She marched on Washington and Selma in the ‘60s — and for decades, worked to stem gun violence in Chicago.

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Plan addresses wards of the state waiting behind bars for placement even after they were cleared to go home.

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A federal judge has set in motion improvements to Illinois’ troubled Department of Children and Family Services. The action came after WBEZ found some minors were waiting behind bars even after they were cleared to go home.
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When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised to double the number of dropouts CPS would serve, few guessed that he intended to look past existing alternative schools to out-of-town, for-profit companies to fix the problem.

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When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised to double the number of dropouts CPS would serve, few guessed that he intended to look past existing alternative schools to out-of-town, for-profit companies to fix the problem. ;
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Engineers once compared Chicago’s soggy soil to jelly cake. How did they build a forest of skyscrapers on it?

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Engineers once compared Chicago’s soggy soil to jelly cake. How did they build a forest of skyscrapers on it? ;
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80's synth-pop icon releases a live album that a combination of pop, synth and soul. 
The occasional and exceptional celebration of a Patricia Arquette aside, popular culture’s tendency to discount female artists once they hit the second third of their lives and careers is despicable, and it leads to missing far too much great art.
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[Listen] The county is sending a bill to Illinois for the cost of holding state wards left waiting behind bars by the Department of Children and Family Services.
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[Listen] Some of the projects WBEZ found in the full list of Neighborhoods Now projects might not be what an average Chicagoan expects from a program aimed at making neighborhoods more livable, such as development around McCormick Place.

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An Elgin imam charged with sexual assault, prompts calls for greater transparency among Muslim leadership.

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As Chicago’s Muslim community reels from allegations that a prominent Islamic scholar sexually assaulted women, some are calling for an investigation into what leaders knew about prior claims of misconduct.
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Fast food chain has issued new rules prohibiting suppliers from feeding chickens some antibiotics.

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Fast food chain has issued new rules prohibiting suppliers from feeding chickens some antibiotics.
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The Indiana High School Athletic Association suspended Griffith and Hammond high schools from the state playoffs after a brawl in February. 

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A judge in Northwest Indiana issued a temporary restraining order Monday, allowing two suspended high school basketball teams to compete in the state tournament.
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Curious City answers the question: How did Casimir Pulaski Day become a public holiday in Illinois?
How Chicago’s Polish community won a Revolutionary War hero a holiday ... in a state he never stepped in.
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