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Fire @ Ujima Village
A month after a fire of undetermined origin shut down the only youth shelter on Chicago’s South Side, Unity Parenting officials are working to raise more than $20,000 for repairs so that its Ujima Village can reopen before the young people are los...

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Don Smith
I came to StreetWise in 1995, and I’m now a veteran of 22 years. It was time to get control of my life. My friends told me about this opportunity where I could be my own boss and make money on my own time. They led me to StreetWise, and I haven’t...

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The Blackhawks so far
John: Let’s talk about the Blackhawks! They have just won 4 in a row. The only problem is Minnesota is a couple games ahead. If the playoffs were to start today how could you not include the Blackhawks? You’ve got guys who have been there before,...

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Raspberry Pi #1
In today’s trying economic times, affordable computing has been almost an exercise in futility, especially for those who are unemployed, whether short-term or long-term. Employers want all applications online, resumes sent by email, and in some ca...

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Chicago Women Taking Action
Chicago Women Take Action (CWTA) directly reflects the efforts of historic activists who created it. The group was already active in the Fight for $15, a new minimum wage, when they organized a Chicago mayoral candidates’ forum in October 2014 tha...