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Homeless pit count 2016
Chicago homelessness dropped 13 percent this year to its lowest in a decade, according to results of the annual Point in Time (PIT) count released September 12. City officials said there were 5,889 homeless people: 4,646 people in shelters and 1,...

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Sylvia Spivey
I have been working for StreetWise for three months and I love it. Prior to working for StreetWise I was unemployed with no source of income. One day, I saw a StreetWise vendor selling in front of a Jewel, and I noticed she had a very outgoing per...

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College Football vs pros
Russell: College football vs. the pros—which do you like better and why? John: I follow the pros more, but I’m getting more acclimated to the college game because it’s more wide open now. Plus, you have many more different playing styles in colle...

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Gigio's Pizza
For decades Chicagoans have held a large stake in the food and beverage industry—pun intended. Chicago is home to the “Chicago dog” loaded with toppings sans the ketchup, the Goose Island brewing company with local beers on tap across the city, an...

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Fall Concert Guide 2016
September 21 KT Tunstall House of Blues 7 p.m., $25 Even if you don’t recognize her name, you’ve likely heard KT Tunstall on countless movie soundtracks with her biggest hit “Suddenly I See.” This singer-songwriter stops in Chicago to promote...