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Louis Hale
Louis Hale recounts the moment that changed the trajectory of his life. He was 19 years old and had been at a party dancing. Afterword, he was jumped and beaten beyond recognition. His jaw was broken and he had to spend six days in the hospital. A...

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The Top 10 vendors of 2016
2 Gwendolyn Freeman "In the morning, I work at the Starbucks at Clark & Berwyn. Then, I go and sell at the Walgreens at Clark & Catalpa. I’ve been selling StreetWise on and off since 1993. I was at Roscoe and Broadway for many years. You...

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Competition in the nfl
John: I feel there is a lot to do with parity. I mean with this free agency in the past 20 years that’s all the NFL has been about. You don’t have teams that can stock-pile talent. In 1993/1994 the collective salary cap came in. This affected the...

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Building community in englewood
It’s a Wednesday morning in August and Tyrone Scurlock is visiting the farm stand at Growing Home’s Wood Street Farms in Englewood, asking if he can order a case of collard greens for Thanksgiving. Scurlock lives nearby and began eating fruits and...

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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,...