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  1. Des Plaines, Fox river areas remain under flood warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The Chicago area, including Lake and McHenry counties, was hit hard by torrential rain that caused flash flooding throughout the last several days. The areas near the Des Plaines and Fox rivers in the West and Northwest suburbs remain under a flood warning, according to the National Weather Service .

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  2. Latest accusations against R. Kelly difficult for South Side Chicagoans to ignoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    It was the birthplace of Chicago blues, the unique music genre made popular by artists such as Muddy Waters , Koko Taylor, Willie Dixon and Buddy Guy after they moved here from the South. Playwright Lorraine Hansberry was born there.

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  3. 2 children, dad shot getting snowcones after camp near Columbus ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Moments after getting picked up from a summer camp Wednesday in the Austin neighborhood, 4-year-old Asante Glover III and his sister 6-year-old Keziah Shealy had hoped to find a quick snack before taking a nap, relatives said. When they left Columbus Park on the West Side around 4 p.m., the siblings spotted a vendor selling crushed, flavored ice, known as "snowballs," they thought they'd found the perfect summertime treat.

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  4. Flood risk remains as more rainfall could push swollen rivers back upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The Chicago area, including Lake and McHenry counties, was hit hard by torrential rain that caused flash flooding throughout the last several days. Officials are warning residents who've been fighting flood waters for more than a week now that the fight isn't over yet.

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  5. Park District signs contract for oft-delayed cleanup of DuSable Park on lakefrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The dream to turn a vacant 3-acre peninsula into a public park along the lakefront could be inching toward reality. On Wednesday, the Chicago Park District board awarded a $1.4 million contract to Industrial & Environmental Services to clear, excavate and remove contaminated soil from DuSable Park, a parcel along where the Chicago River meets Lake Michigan.

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  6. Boosted by zoning changes, nonprofit selling Clybourn buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The Anixter Center has a deal to sell one Clybourn Avenue building, and on July 19, 2017, it put this larger building across the street, at 2032 N. Clybourn, on the market. The buildings are just east of the former A. Finkl & Sons steel plant, where a multibillion-dollar mixed-use project is planned.

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  7. 18-year-old charged with chasing down, killing man on West Side in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Courtney Bailey, 18, arrested on weapons charges days after two people chased down and shot to death a man on the West Side in 2015, has now been charged with murder in the killing, authorities said July 19, 2017. Courtney Bailey, 18, arrested on weapons charges days after two people chased down and shot to death a man on the West Side in 2015, has now been charged with murder in the killing, authorities said July 19, 2017.

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  8. Man slain in Lawndale double-shooting identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    One man was killed and another was wounded Saturday, July 15, 2017, in the 3900 block of West Arthington Street in Chicago. One man was killed and another was wounded Saturday, July 15, 2017, in the 3900 block of West Arthington Street in Chicago.

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  9. The deadly perils of traffic stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Police radio traffic and scenes from an officer-involved shooting near the intersection of West Diversey Avenue and North Mulligan Avenue on Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Chicago's Belmont Central neighborhood. Police radio traffic and scenes from an officer-involved shooting near the intersection of West Diversey Avenue and North Mulligan Avenue on Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Chicago's Belmont Central neighborhood.

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  10. Get a first look at the 'new' Ritz-Carlton Chicago, $100 million laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The vibe of modern Italy in the '30s and '40s pervades the seating areas in the 12th-floor lobby of the newly refashioned Ritz-Carlton Chicago. The vibe of modern Italy in the '30s and '40s pervades the seating areas in the 12th-floor lobby of the newly refashioned Ritz-Carlton Chicago.

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  11. What's next for Rhymefest? South Side songwriter previews film, music projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    South Side songwriter-activist Rhymefest said Chicago's musical talent should come together as a community to give back to the neighborhoods with more than just annual toy giveaways. "We could do more for more people together," Rhymefest told the Tribune.

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  12. Unexpected places in the Chicago area to score a frank on Hot Dog DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The hot dog bun at The Bakery at Fat Rice boasts a pastry spangled with sesame seeds and celery salt. The hot dog bun at The Bakery at Fat Rice boasts a pastry spangled with sesame seeds and celery salt.

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  13. 'Pushcart Tony' tells the all-too-forgotten Chicago story of Anton CermakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Playwright Mike Greitzer, left, and composer A.J. Braman's musical drama about former Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak, "Pushcart Tony," was named best new work of Chicago theater in 2016. Playwright Mike Greitzer, left, and composer A.J. Braman's musical drama about former Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak, "Pushcart Tony," was named best new work of Chicago theater in 2016.

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  14. At Southeast Side vigil for slain 10-year-old, frustration and tearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The gathering for 10-year-old Gustavo Garcia started as vigils for slain children often do: with a prayer, a plea to "Our Father" for a spirit of unity, and hushed "Amens" from huddled mourners. Two hundred people gathered in South Chicago for Gustavo and for their neighborhood Monday night, in the shadow of the Skyway and steel trestle bridges, a part of old Chicago where everyone's uncle or brother or father worked in the mills.

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  15. With push from Yo-Yo Ma, floating concert hall may end up in N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Robert Boudreau aboard "Point Counterpoint II" on the Des Plaines River in Lemont in 2015. The boat, designed by architect Louis Kahn, could be saved from the scrap heap if a town in New York can come up with the money to buy it from Boudreau.

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  16. Chicago taxi drivers protest medallion foreclosures as ride-sharing boomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Taxi drivers protest foreclosures of taxi medallions July 18, 2017, in Chicago's West Loop. They were protesting in front of the offices of Frank Andreou, an attorney representing Lomto Federal Credit Union, a New York-based lender.

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  17. Report: Prosecutors demand records on Chicago bank's loans to Paul ManafortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago-based Federal Savings Bank wouldn't comment Tuesday on a report that New York prosecutors have subpoenaed records related to $16 million in loans the institution made to former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort . The Wall Street Journal, citing an unnamed person familiar with the matter, reported Monday that the Manhattan district attorney has demanded the records from the bank, whose chief executive, Steve Calk, was an economic adviser to Trump's presidential campaign.

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  18. Cops ask for help finding robber who killed Marine veteran on West SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who killed a 60-year-old Marine veteran in a West Side robbery over the weekend. Robert Sharpe was walking from his home to go for dialysis treatment for diabetes just before 5 a.m. Saturday when he was robbed and killed in the 400 block of North Kedzie Avenue, near Franklin Boulevard, according to a police alert.

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  19. As Chicago changes, memory preserves what the bulldozer destroysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    In the shadow of the Loop's skyscrapers, there once was an open-air bazaar with sights, sounds and smells that seemed magically transported across time and space from some Old World village. The Maxwell Street market - its principal thoroughfare was just south of Roosevelt Road on either side of Halsted Street - was the predecessor of today's suburban flea markets.

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  20. Odds stacked against those trying to find lost petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Alexander Siarris sits with Poncho, his 7-year-old African grey parrot, in late June 2017 after the two were reunited. Poncho took off June 9 from North Avenue Beach and was on his own for three days.

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