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'Keeping the Promise' Debate
Advocates for an ordinance to require Chicago City Council oversight of the Chicago Housing Authority held sit-ins at the offices of two aldermen on the City Council’s housing committee May 10 in an effort to bring the ordinance to a vote on the c...

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Cemitas Puebla
Right outside the Morgan Green Line Stop, you can often see and hear Robert Laine selling his StreetWise magazines.  This enthusiastic vendor was working at the Lake and Morgan intersection recently when he passed Cemitas Puebla. “I go by it quite...

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NBA Dominance
John: Today we are talking about the NBA finals. This could potentially be the third year in a row that we see a Cleveland Cavaliers-Golden State Warriors NBA Final. The question is: Is that good for the league? How does it affect the balance? Vin...

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Pope Francis
The day feels like spring - set against a winter that has seen churches open their doors to shelter clients. We arrive well in advance of our 4 p.m. appointment at Porta di Sant’Anna [Saint Anne’s gate]. We wait in a spartan ground floor room. A f...

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Springfield Marches
Woman's March on Springfield draws 2,000 Wearing black T-shirts with pink bulls eyes, about 2,000 Illinois women marched on Springfield Tuesday, April 25, as legislators returned for the final weeks of the Illinois General Assembly’s spring sessio...