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Outside the Box
Russell: Football is a very dangerous game; you are going to get hit. There is so much focus now on where you can hit. They might as well get flags on and just play flag football. That’ll take away all the controversy about getting hit. Basketball...

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Bibim Town
“It’s a few feet away from my location. I knew it was a new restaurant, they’ve been there five months now,” V.W. said when asked why she chose Bibim Town at North Broadway and West Balmoral Avenue. Her location is right by the Jewel-Osco, only a...

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Mavis Staples
Mavis Staples, civil rights activist, solo artist, and lead singer for the iconic 60s gospel and folk music group Staple Singers, made a special trip home to Chicago last month. Staples joined Greg Kot, host of NPR’s Sound Opinions and pop music c...

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Homeless Memorial 2018
The Chicago Homeless Person’s Memorial Service December 19 at Old St. Patrick’s Church in the West Loop is the only remembrance for 33 people who died alone and in poverty this the past year. Those memorialized include Marcus Faleti, who enjoyed...

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2017 in Review (1)
Russell: The Cubs making the playoffs, but losing to LA was the biggest local story. It was a good year for the Cubs. Nobody repeats in baseball, so just making the playoffs was a success. They played an exciting series against the Nationals. I th...