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Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence urges "Keep guns out of criminals' hands"

Date: 
03/27/2017
GUns

With public safety as a number one issue in Chicago, as well as elsewhere, a hearing will be held in the Illinois Senate Judiciary Committee, Tues., Mar. 28, at 2:30 p.m.

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Development

Laborers' Local One sends message to LG Construction: Two giant rats

Date: 
03/26/2017
LrgRat

Two giant inflated rats were "installed" Friday along Milwaukee at the LG Construction & Development project under construction. Laborers' Local One also had picketers at the 1237-53 N. Milwaukee Ave. site. 

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Political Commentary

Dear Mr. Trump: March 26, 2017

By: 
Marsha Ramps
Date: 
03/26/2017
TrumpRyan

Re: Kremlin Watching 

Dear Mr. Trump,

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Volunteers

Bald is beautiful as CPD officers shave their heads to fight children's cancer

Date: 
03/26/2017
Checkin

Chicago Police began shaving their heads in 2001 as a fund raiser to fight children's cancer research.

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Police News

Garage burglary alert from the 12th Chicago Police District

Date: 
03/26/2017
BurgCart

Seven garage burglaries during the month of March in the 12th District has prompted the Chicago Police Department to issue an alert to residents.

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Pickup truck crashes into currency exchange

Date: 
03/22/2017
CitySticker

Possibly eager to obtain a new City Sticker, the driver of a 1991 Chevrolet pickup, drove into the currency exchange

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Transportation

Maintenance along CTA Blue Line through March 31

Date: 
03/24/2017
LFront

Possible delays may occur due to routine ongoing maintenance, ensuring safe operations on the Blue Line, warns the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).

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News

Durbin and Quigley: We can't afford to dump NATO, cut the budget or lift Russian sanctions

Date: 
03/17/2017
DDurbin

Dumping NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), budget cuts and lifting Russian sanctions are not the way to deal with Russian aggression nor be kept from being dragged into war explain Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley, 5th District,

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Business News

Fire Fly Fiber Arts: A heavenly oasis and refuge

Date: 
03/19/2017
CUYarn

Sinking your fingers into beautifully spun yarn dyed with natural dyes is like experiencing a little bit of heaven at Fire Fly Fiber Arts Studio,

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People Profiles

It's all about community and partnerships: Adam Henkels, CAPS Sergeant, 14th District

Date: 
03/15/2017
HenkelsTlks

"It's a bit like coming home," says Sergeant Adam Henkels, Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th District,

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School News

New Officer Friendly gets a partner: Tommy Hawk

Date: 
03/15/2017
FriendlyFriends

Officer Friendly, 14th District Officer Tom McNamara, is standing in the hall at Goethe Elementary School, 2236 N Rockwell St.

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Bars/Clubs/Restaurants

Tapster opens and a dream becomes reality in Wicker Park

Date: 
03/10/2017
ConciergeDesk

"This is a dream of mine that I've been having for many years and it's finally here and it's really happening," said Roman Maliszewski, with a mix of excitement and disbelief Thursday night,