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Chicago SROs
Running south from where the Chicago Board of Trade building stands today, “Pacific Avenue” was a street of vice and poverty after the Great Fire of 1871. North of Jackson ran LaSalle Street, whose reputation was synonymous, even then, with respec...

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ESPN SportsCenter
John: What is your opinion on ESPN SportsCenter? Why it is not what it used to be? Russell: Well one reason I think a lot has changed is because there are many people who do not have cable, and because of the availability of sports online. When I...

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Continuing My Journey
Homelessness is a personal story that may be filled with horror, sadness, joy, madness and love. I’ve been told that my earlier stories have impacted people’s hearts with a realness that I always try to share with my customers. lf you remember fr...

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A. Allen on Diversity
I am personally grateful for community, commonality, and similarities, but I also understand the importance of embracing diversity. Commonality in my community meant we had a common denominator of being black, uneducated and poor. Most of us felt...

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Thrift House gets an update
The Junior League of Evanston - North Shore’s Thrift House at 920 Chicago Ave. in Evanston has a new look and has unveiled a new retail job program.“We think shoppers will love our new look that will feel like a high-end boutique, but with unbeata...