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  1. Expert: Cop Who Shot Teen Had 'Remarkable' History Of ComplaintsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The Chicago police sergeant who fatally shot a 19-year-old last week has previously been suspended for excessive force and has been found to have fired his gun inappropriately during a foot chase. It's the kind of history that should have been investigated more deeply, according to one local expert on policing.

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  2. Rep. Danny Davis Delivers Eulogy For Slain GrandsonRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Illinois U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis delivered a eulogy for his grandson Saturday afternoon at Carey Tercentenary African Methodist Episcopal Church. Illinois U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis delivered a eulogy for his grandson early Saturday afternoon in a crowded church in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood.

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  3. Viadcts ThumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Three words come to mind when Gaylon Alcaraz walks through the viaduct underpass at 95th and Jeffery, near her home on Chicago's Southeast Side. Inside the tunnel, garbage and leaves collect on the ground.

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  4. Protesters Disrupt Chicago Shopping Zone Over Police ConductRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Hundreds of protesters disrupted Black Friday shopping in Chicago's Magnificent Mile district demanding an elected civilian police review board. A determined and peaceful crowd rallied Friday morning near the city's historic Old Water Tower.  Kofi Ademola, of Black Lives Matter Chicago, bemoaned that a year later investigations are underway into two police shootings of black men in the past three weeks - including one Wednesday.  Kofi Ademola of Black Lives Matter Chicago speaks at a rally in the Magnificent Mile shopping district on Friday.

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  5. Protesters Gather In Chicago Shopping Zone On Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Several hundred protesters are gathered in Chicago's Magnificent Mile shopping district to demand an elected civilian police review board. An engaged crowd listened to speakers Friday morning near the city's historic Old Water Tower. 2 comments

  6. Calls For Unity In Mt. Greenwood Drowned Out By ProtestersRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    South Shore pastor Jedidiah Brown talks to people gathered for a unity dinner at the Mount Greenwood library. A so-called "unity dinner" in Mount Greenwood Sunday hoped to bring some measure of calm after a deadly police shooting of a black man , but the event also highlighted the deep divisions in the Southwest Side neighborhood that has become the latest flashpoint of racial tensions in the city.

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  7. Tips for Hunting Chicago's Long-lost RecipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Even if you're not a big foodie, you've probably got a dish that holds special meaning for you - a food that can instantly transport you to a time and place when things were rosier, simpler or just more delicious.  That's what happened to Nancy Rosman when Mandis the Chicken King closed in the early 1970s. The restaurant had operated in the Portage Park neighborhood at Montrose and Central since the 1940s, and it served up a fried chicken so special that Nancy remains haunted by it today.

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  8. Can Chinatown Tax Its Way To More Tourists?Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A fight is brewing in Chicago's Chinatown over how to boost the neighborhood profile for tourism -- a goal some residents believe will be critical to the area's continued success. The debate comes at a time when the South Side neighborhood has garnered attention for its population boom and civic improvements.

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  9. Can America Learn From Chicagoans' Post-Election Resolve?Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    In anticipation of Donald Trump's presidency, Chicago community activists say they are strategizing new efforts to thwart potential acts of racism and bigotry. Some Chicagoans think how they go about these efforts to build coalitions and promote racial healing could offer lessons for the rest of the country.

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  10. Chicago, Suburbs React To Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Thousands of protesters upset that Donald Trump was elected the next president of the United States gathered for a rally outside the Trump International Hotel & Tower in downtown Chicago Wednesday evening. More than 9,000 Facebook user s said they were going to the "Say No To Trump!" rally at 5 p.m. at 401 N. Wabash Ave. Hundreds of people arrived early with anti-Trump signs .

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  11. Chicago, Suburbs Reacts To Donald TrumpRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Two Illinois' Democratic leaders met near Millennium Station Wednesday to congratulate U.S. Senator-elect Tammy Duckworth , but the discussion quickly turned to President-elect Donald Trump. "Obviously people like myself are afraid that there will be some going back to … where we will have to fight the same fights that we have been fighting for the last 20, 30 years … So I'm not a happy camper," Davis said.

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  12. Chicago Reacts To Donald TrumpRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Two Illinois' Democratic leaders met near Millennium Station Wednesday to congratulate U.S. Senator-elect Tammy Duckworth , but the discussion quickly turned to President-elect Donald Trump. "Obviously people like myself are afraid that there will be some going back to … where we will have to fight the same fights that we have been fighting for the last 20, 30 years … So I'm not a happy camper," Davis said.

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  13. Foxx Wins Cook County State's Attorney RaceRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Democrat Kim Foxx, left, on Tuesday at a victory party at Moe's Cantina in the River North area. Foxx easily beat Republican Christopher E.K. Pfannkuche in the race for Cook County state's attorney.

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  14. Kim Foxx Declares Victory As Cook County State's AttorneyRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Democrat Kim Foxx, left, on Tuesday at a victory party at Moe's Cantina in the River North area. Foxx easily beat Republican Christopher E.K. Pfannkuche in the race for Cook County state's attorney.

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