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  1. 50 Years Ago, Dr. King's Assassination Shook Chicago - Especially The West SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The news came on a Thursday evening 50 years ago. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot dead by a white man in Memphis.

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  2. A repeating pattern of a blue Chicago star and a blue chef's knife on a blackbackgroundRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    This year's theme features more chefs, more flavors and, true to public radio form, a more in-depth look into the lives and stories of each of the competing chefs. The founder of Herb, Patty Neumson, grew up in Thailand.

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  3. A Big Ol' Bean Fight Erupts Between Chicago And HoustonRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Visitors look over the Cloud Gate sculpture, also known as the "bean," in Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois. Though Chicago and Houston have been longtime rivals, Houston's installment of an enormous silver art piece on Monday got people in both cities all fired up.

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  4. 5 Things To Know About Wednesday's City Council MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Aldermen are set to consider some big changes at Wednesday's City Council meeting. Planes, art, and automobiles.

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  5. ACLU, Community Groups Get Voice In Chicago Police ReformsRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Kofi Ademola of Black Lives Matter Chicago speaks at a rally in the Magnificent Mile shopping district in 2017. Protesters were calling for an elected civilian police review board.

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  6. Candidate yard signs shown outside the 4th Ward early voting site.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    In the final hours before Tuesday's primary elections in Illinois, campaigns aren't the only ones hitting the pavement hard. All across Chicago, dozens of Democratic ward organizations are doing what they've done for decades: kicking into high gear to get their voters to the polls.

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  7. Dashed Hope: How A Once Proud Chicago High School Hollowed OutRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    John Hope High School at 5515 S. Lowe Ave. in Chicago is one of four Englewood area high schools slated to close over the next three years. All the students enrolled could fit on three yellow school buses with room to spare.

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  8. A repeating pattern of a circular pizza and a question mark in a circleRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    If you think Chicago's pizza culture is all about "deep dish," then you're pretty lost in the sauce. The city is home to a complex and quirky pizza scene that has fueled dozens of questions over the years from crusty Curious Citizens.

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  9. Mourners: Slain Chicago Officer Was 'One Of The Good Guys'Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The basket containing the remains of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer are carried to a hearse after a funeral mass for Bauer at The Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Chicago.

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  10. Prosecutor: Slain Police Commander Was Shot 6 TimesRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago police officers pass a memorial portrait of Cmdr. Paul Bauer for a candlelight vigil for Bauer outside the Near North District headquarters Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Chicago.

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  11. Harold Washington and Barack ObamaRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Former President Barack Obama and Chicago Mayor Washington at a Roseland Vocational Training and Job Placement Assistance Center ribbon cutting, March 23, 1987. On the campaign trail, former President Barack Obama would talk about his roots in Chicago's rough-and-tumble politics, saying he was tough because of those experiences.

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  12. What's That Building? The Site Of The St. Valentine's Day MassacreRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The Prohibition era bloodbath known as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre took place in this non-descript building in Chicago, shown Feb. 4, 1959. After seven Chicago mobsters were killed at a North Side garage on Feb. 14, 1929, the shootings quickly became known around the world as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.

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  13. When It Snows, Chicago Police Ticket Minority Communities MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A pedestrian in Englewood had to walk on unplowed streets on Sunday after a weekend of winter storms blanketed Chicago in over a foot of snow. Drivers and property owners in just a few South Side neighborhoods get hit with a disproportionate number of winter-related tickets.

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  14. In Chicago, Pot And Drug Arrests At Historic Lows - But Can Still Fill A StadiumRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The city of Chicago recently released data on all drug arrests made last year, and it shows that marijuana and narcotics arrests are down to levels not seen in decades. Chicago police made less than 3,200 arrests for pot in 2017.

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  15. Two Vastly Different Republicans - And Getting Pedantic In The PedwayRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Republican Jeanne Ives debated incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday. Ives, a state representative, hopes to unseat the governor during the March 20 primary election.

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  16. What's That Building? An Homage To Streeterville's NamesakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Streeterville Pizzeria & Tap's front window shows off a picture of "Cap" Streeter and his famous walrus mustache. Inside, restaurant is papered with reproduced photos and newspaper illustrations, including one that described early Streeterville as the place where "squatters and millionaires meet."

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  17. Tio Hardiman, former CeaseFire head and 2018 Illinois gubernatorial candidateRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    He's running this year in the March 20 primary and said Tuesday on "We have a 20/20 plan, which represents a perfect vision to lead the state forward," Hardiman said. "And I'm running for governor for the poor, the working class, and the middle-class people here in Illinois because we all deserve a fair chance at success."

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  18. Study: School Closing Plan Hurts Poor, Black StudentsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    National Teachers Academy is an elementary school on Chicago's Near South Side. The Chicago school system wants to convert it into a high school to serve communities that currently lack one.

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  19. What's That Building? McDonald's Oak Brook HeadquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    McDonald's Corp. is moving back to Chicago this spring. The company is shifting into a custom-made building in the West Loop, leaving its current west suburban home where it's been since 1971.

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  20. What's That Building? Roberts TempleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    But three decades earlier, it also launched the career of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, who is known as the godmother of rock 'n' roll. Tharpe, the lesser known of the two figures, played the electric guitar and sang a mix of gospel and proto-rock.

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