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Search for a Polish Triangle designer underway

Date: 
02/22/2017
PTCLkngNE

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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"Our Urban Times" throws down the gauntlet to those who have viewpoints about the new pattern of governance

Date: 
02/09/2017
Dare

The chaos that seems to be on the move from Washington, D.C., down to the streets of Chicago has prompted Our Urban Times to provide an opportunity for people to express their opinions and views on line.

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The former Beachwood Inn partially collapses in Wicker Park

Date: 
01/27/2017
TrkWkrs

Formerly the Beachwood Inn, 1415 N. Wood, the building partially collapsed Friday just after noon. There were no injuries. 

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Water line break in Bucktown floods streets

Date: 
01/09/2017
LeavittMoff

A longitudinal crack along the 12 inch 1897 water main on Leavitt at Moffat

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Predicted snow storm: The 606 cancellations and the CTA preparedness

Date: 
12/09/2016
2015SnowFalling

With predictions of accumulating snow expected from late Saturday through Sunday evening, The 606 has postponed their Walk with Light scheduled for Sunday, while the CTA has declared that they are prepared. 

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"Next Steps to Fight Hate" drew a mass of 300 to the Hairpin Art Center

Date: 
11/15/2016
PartCrwd

Bewilderment, fear, anger, outrage, frustration and/or sadness are what caused a sea of at least 300 people to the large 2nd floor Hairpin Art Center, 2810 N Milwaukee Ave., Saturday afternoon.

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Automatic voter registration: IL Senate bill passes the IL House

Date: 
06/01/2016
Durbin

Cutting the complexity and cost of voter registration in Illinois will be a reality if yesterday's passage of Illinois Senate SB250 in the Illinois House is not vetoed by Governor Bruce Rauner. 

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Waguespack supports Alvarez withdrawal from Laquan McDonald case

Date: 
05/05/2016
SWag

Alderman Scott Waguespack (32 Ward), City Council Progressive Reform Caucus Chair says that Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez's decision

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U.S. honors victims of attacks in Brussels, Belgium

Date: 
03/22/2016
BelgianFlg

In honor of the victims of the attacks in Brussels, Belgium, all United States flags as well as Illinois flags

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Zwolinski's staple gun attacker is IL House Rep. Cynthia Soto's daughter

Date: 
03/18/2016
JSoto

The staple gun wielding attacker of Robert Zwolinski (Bob Z) on Mar. 6 has been identified as the daughter of 4th District IL House Rep. Cynthia Soto who Zwolinski was challenging in this week's Primary. 

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Bloody campaign trail leads to incumbent Il House Rep Cynthia Soto's doorstep

Date: 
03/14/2016
BobZ

The bloody campaign trail in the 4th District Illinois House of Representatives race appears to lead to the doorstep of the incumbent State Rep Cynthia Soto.

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Teen murdered at the Polish Triangle

Date: 
03/09/2016
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Bloody campaign trail in IL 4th District State Rep race: Zwolinski vs Soto

Date: 
03/08/2016
ZwolinskiMon

Less than 15 hours from having his nose broken and his forehead impaled with a staple from a staple gun in front of his campaign office for 4th District Illinois House of Representatives, 823 N. Ashland, Robert Zwolinski was facing an impromptu press conference,

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Found: Large barricade impeding the public way

Date: 
01/24/2016
RdClsd

Who owns this "Road Closed" barricade?

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Missing: Marta Pineda

Date: 
01/23/2016
MPineda

UPDATE:
CPD announce Marta Pineda has been located!

Suffering from moderate Alzheimer's, Marta Pineda, 68, is missing. 

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McCarthy fired: First Deputy John Escalante, former 14th District Commander, in as Chicago's acting top cop

Date: 
12/01/2015
GarryMcCarthy

“I couldn’t fire him. I couldn’t put him in a ‘no pay’ status. I couldn’t discipline him. That’s the law,” said Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy in a CBS Chicago interview with Mai Martinez on Monday.

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Abandoned baby found by PSMEMC employee

Date: 
11/03/2015
TAlvarez

Just before 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, Teresa Alvarez arrived from her Logan Square home, keys in hand to unlock the door at the Nazareth Family Center, 1127 N. Oakley Blvd. It is what she does routinely when starting work at the Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC).

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Manufacturing jobs in Illinois drop again

Date: 
09/23/2015
WrkCompRatChrt

As Chicago's Mayor Emanuel announces close to a $600 million invoice to Chicagoans, the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) delivers more bad news. 

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Kraft Singles are recalled by the thousands

Date: 
08/03/2015
KraftRecall

Approximately 36,000 three and four pound packages of Kraft Singles cheese slices have been recalled due to a choking hazard.

Those affected are the packages with “best used by” December 29, 2015, and January 4, 2016, followed by the manufacturing code “S54” or “S55”.

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Chicago's plastic bag ban takes effective Saturday loophole and all

Date: 
07/31/2015
PBagCreation

Chicago's ban on the single-use plastic bags goes into effect Saturday, Aug. 1, amid controversy over unfairness, cost and a "loophole." 

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