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Which Chicago Team is The Next?
Vince: The Cubs just dominated the series, the Blackhawks, though they didn’t win last year, have been dominating hockey, so who will be the next Chicago team to make it to their championship? John: I don’t think any of the three are close to th...

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Progressive Caucus on 2017 Budget
Some 75 Chicagoans gathered at Malcolm X College on November 3 at a town hall convened by the City Council Progressive Reform Caucus to voice their concerns and ideas about the proposed 2017 City budget. Attendees spoke to aldermen about unfunded...

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App Helps Homeless Chicago Youth
Chicago is home to thousands of homeless youth, including 2,396 unaccompanied teens living on their own who enrolled in Chicago Public Schools last year. StreetLight Chicago is a free mobile phone app designed for use by homeless youth, to age 24...

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OP-ED: Rahm's 2017 Budget
The 2017 city budget proposal released by Mayor Emanuel in October includes new, increased or restored funding for affordable housing and supportive services to homeless families, all budget issues advocated by the Chicago Coalition for the Homele...

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Living in Tent City
Last year I noticed more tents under the viaducts in uptown and it made me wonder why there were more tents and who was living in them. It also made me think about the tent as a changing symbol of hearty outdoor living to urban homelessness. When...