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American Writers Museum scheduled to have May opening in Chicago

Date: 
02/26/2017
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When a handful of Washington, D.C., and east coast people began a quest to determine where a to-be-created American Writers Museum (AWM) should be located, probably not many put odds on Chicago…but

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Safety and Security

Increase safety: Turn on your porch light

Date: 
02/26/2017
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"Help create a safer and more secure neighborhood," requests Wicker Park resident Mark Yee, who is passionate about encouraging everyone to light up their porch.

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Recognize this bank robber? FBI would like to know

Date: 
02/24/2017
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On Wednesday morning, Feb. 22 at 11:06 a.m., the man in theses photos robbed the By Line Bank at Division and Damen. 

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Political Commentary

Dear Mr. Trump: February 26, 2017

By: 
Marsha Ramps
Date: 
02/26/2017
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Dear Mr. Trump,

Re: FOX's The O'Reilly Factor

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Dear Mr. Trump: February 25, 2017

Date: 
02/25/2017
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Dear Mr. Trump,

Re: Your Tweet from 7:19 AM - 25 Feb 2017

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Transportation

Blue Line and #65 Grand Avenue bus service changes

Date: 
02/26/2017
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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announces service changes on both the Blue Line train and the #65 Grand Avenue bus.

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News

Search for a Polish Triangle designer underway

Date: 
02/22/2017
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The Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC) set March 10 as the deadline for responses to their "Request for Proposal for Pro-Bono Design Services for the Revitalization of the Polish Triangle." 

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letters to the editor

Reward and reprimand for Illinois' elected officials

Date: 
02/22/2017
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The incentive to dig in one’s heels to appease or energize their respective bases is sadly more appealing for our state’s legislature and governor than productively governing. If only there were a worthwhile reward for working together, and a swift statutory purge of obstructionism.

Missing Persons

Missing Child: Ismerai Maisonet

Date: 
02/22/2017
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UPDATE:
Child was located. She is safe.

Twelve-year-old  Ismerai Maisonet ran

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Missing Person: Natalia Posso

Date: 
02/22/2017
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Natalia Posso, 24, is missing from the area of Dickens and Hamlin. Posso, Hispanic, has a learning disability.

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Police News

ALERT: Pattern of robberies in East Village and West Town neighborhoods

Date: 
02/21/2017
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Correction: Two robberies were closer to Illinois Medical District, south of West Town.

A pattern of robberies has caused the Chicago Police Department's 12th District to issue an alert. Victims are approached then forcibly robbed in East Village and West Town neighborhoods.

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Theatre

Let the fog "By the Bog of Cats" envelope you at The Artistic Home theater

Date: 
02/19/2017
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Enveloped in the fog on a desolate Irish bog with a haunting tune playing, the audience is immediately one with Irish playwright Marina Carr's By the Bog of Cats, playing in the intimate The Artistic Home storefront theater

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Preservation

History, labor and/or race relations enthusiasts: give feedback on Pullman Factory project planning

Date: 
02/13/2017
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The National Park Service invites feedback on a newly released "Pullman Factory Site Conceptual Design Environmental Assessment." The public comment time

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Opportunities

Learn what the cops learn: Citizen Police Academy

Date: 
02/03/2017
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A select group of people will have an opportunity to learn what Chicago cops learn during a 10-week Citizen Police Academy course from Apr. 11 through June 17. Classes are every Tuesday from 6 to 9:00 p.m. 

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