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Senator Durbin says "This is the Place" by English poet gives hope

Date: 
05/26/2017
AlbertSq

"This is the place," says a local English poet, Tony Walsh, in response to the recent tragic bombing in Manchester, England this last week.

Giving to Special Olympics in the 12th and 14th Districts: Cops and donuts, perfect!

Date: 
05/19/2017
Money

Officers from the 12th and 14th Chicago Police Department Districts, as well as

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CGNA encourages support for tougher gun legislation...now!

Date: 
05/23/2017
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UPDATE:
Passed committee Thurs. morning. Second reading probably Friday. Third reading would be for vote. Check website Illinois Senate Bill1722. Still time to reach out to your congressmen.

With concerns for public safety, the Chicago Grand Neighbors Association (CGNA), is encouraging its members and others to step up and take action around Illinois Senate Bill1722, which takes aim at

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Transportation

Stay Safe: Click It or Ticket

Date: 
05/25/2017
Buckleup

With Memorial Day through Labor Day being the deadliest time on Illinois roads, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are partnering in the Click It or Ticket

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Police News

Attempted carjacking near Burr School

Date: 
05/24/2017
MaskedGunmn

An attempted carjacking took place Tuesday afternoon at approximately 4:45 p.m.

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Health

Fitness enthusiasts: Chicago's reputation needs your help!

Date: 
05/21/2017
Action

Fitness enthusiasts, Chicago needs you to encourage others to increase their fitness.

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Political Commentary

Dear Mr. Trump: May 21, 2017

By: 
Marsha Ramps
Date: 
05/21/2017
HangIn

Re: Hang in there!

Dear Mr Trump,

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Entertainment

Tuesdays at the Triangle kicks off its 2017 season May 23

Date: 
05/20/2017
PTCFlgFntn

Tuesdays at the Triangle, the 14-week performance series, produced by the Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC), kicks off its 5th season Tues., May 23, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Located in the triangle formed by Milwaukee, Division and Ashland, the season ends on Aug. 29 (note: no July 4 performance). 

Ward News

Alderman Moreno threatens Double Door building owner using "aldermanic privilege" for a campaign contributor

Date: 
05/17/2017
MorenoSavini

"You are not going to get a dime out of this building," Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st Ward Alderman, warns Brian Strauss, building owner where the well known music venue, Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave., resided for 20-years in Wicker Park. "I felt that he was intimidating me, that he was threatening me," said Strauss to CBS' Dave Savini in an interview aired Tuesday night. 

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Obituaries

First Ward office rocked by news: Joseph Muntaner dead

Date: 
05/15/2017
JMuntaner

"Chicago police are conducting a death investigation after a long-time 1st Ward political operative was found shot to death

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Residential Orgs

Postponed: West Town Community Sale

Date: 
05/19/2017
Sale

The Community Yard Sale scheduled for Saturday, May 20, has just been

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Saturday Yard Sale to benefit cats and kittens: Rain or Shine

Date: 
05/19/2017
Rummage

Rain or shine, cats and kittens will be helped by shoppers at the Harmony House Yard Sale on Sat.,

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