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NBA Expectations
Vince:  There have been a lot of happenings in the off season that have led us to believe that this season will surely be one to watch. Do you guys feel that the Cavs will be able to bring it home another year in a row? And what about the changes...

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Revival Food Hall
If you’ve ever wondered where you can say “goodbye” to machines and chemical preservatives and say “hello” to handmade food without breaking the bank, then you’re in for some good news. StreetWise vendor Kimberley Wynne took the risk and did the r...

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Closing the Survival Gap
In 2007, Chicago’s breast cancer survival gap between African-Americans and Caucasians was among the worst in the U.S. Black women were dying at a rate 62 percent higher than white women, even though they were getting cancer less often. Chicago’s...

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Tent City Rally Closes LSD
Advocates from across Chicago joined Uptown tent cities residents October 13 in a march that briefly shut down Lake Shore Drive during the morning rush hour. Leah Levinger, director of the Chicago Housing Initiative (CHI), said advocates organize...

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A Hand Up Gala 2016
StreetWise gala speakers brought out the issue of homelessness in very personal ways. Cook County Democratic State's Attorney candidate Kim Foxx said that her homelessness has been reduced to a sentence in her bio. But she was raised by a single...