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Scholarships offer a boost
Natalia Delery is a second-year student at the University of Chicago who grew up primarily with her grandmother in Queens, N.Y. They received welfare and were intermittently homeless. Her father was seldom in the picture and after Natalia reached...

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Shelters Increase for Youth
Eighteen months after the adoption of Chicago’s Plan 2.0 against homelessness, two long-term action items are in place for unaccompanied homeless youth: drop-in centers and shelters have opened across the city, raising the number of overnight beds...

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Ronnie Woo Woo - Cubs Love
When Ronnie Wickers saw his first ballgame in 1949, he became hooked on the sport. He began rooting for the Chicago Cubs when he was just 11 years old because he had a stuffed teddy bear and liked that the Cubs’ emblem was a bear. His love only gr...

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Wrigley Field Centennial
Whether you bleed blue and red for the Cubs or are a White Sox fan all the way, there is no denying the fact that Wrigley Field has been iconic piece of Chicago history for the past 100 years. Built in 1914, Wrigley Field – originally named Weeghm...

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The Fair That Made Chicago Famous
Field Museum exhibit shows 1893 Fair at start of the modern age Chicago was the center of the world – and a window to the future – for six months near the end of the 19th century, thanks to the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893.   “The world...