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  1. Chicago deposits $20 million into the city's last black-owned bank, and other newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Chicago Reader

    The city of Chicago is depositing $20 million into Illinois Service Federal Savings & Loan Association, the city's last black-owned bank. There are only a few dozen left in the U.S., and #BlackBank, a grassroots campaign, is encouraging people to deposit their money in them.

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  2. City Hall asks federal judge for nationwide injunction to prevent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    On Monday the city of Chicago had its first court hearing Monday in its lawsuit to stop Attorney General Jeff Sessions from withholding Department of Justice grants from sanctuary cities. Representing City Hall, attorney Ronald Safer asked U.S. district court judge Harry Leinenweber for a nationwide injunction that would prevent the Trump administration from defunding sanctuary cities, according to the Sun-Times .

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  3. Ramirez-Rosa dumped off the Biss ticket in six days; denies flip-flop on Israel issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is hurriedly scarfing down a bag of mixed nuts and a salad at a Pret A Manger across the street from City Hall on Thursday afternoon-his first meal of the day. It's been an interesting six days, he tells me.

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  4. Does a socialist alderman from Chicago make Daniel Biss's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    In retrospect, I posed the wrong question to Carlos Ramirez-Rosa about which political office he might soon seek. I recently interviewed the 35th Ward alderman at his Logan Square office for a story about socialism's post-election spike in popularity , especially among millennials, and why he decided to come out of the closet politically and join the Democratic Socialists of America.

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  5. Illinois school funding bill includes city property tax increase of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Illinois school funding bill includes city property tax increase of up to $130 million a year, and other Chicago news Illinois senate minority leader Bill Brady and Illinois house minority leader Jim Durkin address the media after arriving for a leaders' meeting about education funding at the state capitol Sunday. As the Illinois house's Democratic and Republican caucuses met to discuss the school funding bill Monday ahead of a vote, some details trickled out.

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  6. Where to watch the total eclipse in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    The first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years will occur in the early afternoon of Monday, August 21. While Chicago is not in the "path of totality"-you'll have to head to downstate Carbondale, Illinois , to see the spectacle in its full glory-the Adler Planetarium says Monday will be the closest the city has been to a total eclipse in 92 years. In Chicago, the moon will slowly begin to block out the sun at 11:54 AM, peak at 1:19 PM , and end at 2:42 PM.

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  7. Aldermen want to remove Balbo monument given to the city by Italian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Aldermen Ed Burke and Gilbert Villeagas want the city to remove a monument to Italian fascist Italo Balbo near Soldier Field, according to the Sun-Times . Italian dictator Benito Mussolini gave the monument of his air comandante to Chicago in 1933.

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  8. Chicago must apply for a DOJ grant that includes new sanctuary city restrictions, and other newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    The city of Chicago must apply for a crime-fighting grant from the Department of Justice "imposing new conditions that would aid immigration authorities" at the same it's disputing those conditions in court, the Sun-Time s reports. The deadline to file an application for federal funding is September 5, and it comes as the city and the DOJ are embroiled in a legal battle over Sessions's threats to stop funding sanctuary cities.

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  9. The Chicago Architecture Foundation creates a graphic novel for the city's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    While the machinations of the Illinois government can make even the most hardened political observers tear their hair out, Chicago has always thrived in spite of the failures of those at the top - corrupt governments come and go, but there will always be new citizens ready to remake their environment. That truth is the beating heart of No Small Plans , a graphic novel published by the Chicago Architecture Foundation that shows teenagers living through the city's shortcomings as they contemplate Chicago's possibilities.

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  10. Park & Field's patio takes outdoor drinking to another levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    A patio in summer is a beautiful thing. Chicagoans are so desperate to be outside on the few days a year when the weather is perfect that we'll wedge ourselves into the chairs that certain restaurants cram between the sidewalk and the street - and consider ourselves lucky to have the privilege.

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  11. Black Lives Matters sues Chicago Police Department over reform consent decree, and other newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Black Lives Matter Chicago and other activist groups are suing the Chicago Police Department, arguing that only a federal judge can effectively oversee badly needed reforms in the police force, DNAinfo Chicago reports. Specifically, the activists want a federal judge to enforce a consent decree based on the reforms suggested in January's Department of Justice report, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel had originally committed to before his June 5 announcement that the city was instead seeking an independent monitor.

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  12. How to make up for a dogless childhood? Become a dog walker.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    "I had a bunny rabbit who was seriously was very loyal to me, like I was his bunny girlfriend," Kara Kapelnikova says. Chicagoans is a first-person account from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford.

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  13. The poop scoop on festival seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Hours after Muse finish their headlining set on the opening day of Lollapalooza, Keith Kay will return to Grant Park. He'll arrive at around 2 AM, like a housekeeper entering a just-vacated hotel room, to help make sure that the festival grounds are just as ready for the next 100,000 fans as they were for the first 100,000.

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  14. Local FBI chief under consideration for interim FBI director job, and other Chicago newsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Michael Anderson, the head of Chicago's Federal Bureau of Investigation office, has been interviewed for the FBI interim director position, according to the Tribune . President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey suddenly Tuesday, and the Department of Justice quickly identified Anderson and three other candidates for the interim director job.

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  15. Aldermen agree to install 30 more surveillance cameras around Wrigley ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    The City Council's Budget Committee voted to use a $1 million grant from the Cubs to install 30 more surveillance cameras around Wrigley Field Tuesday morning, just hours after 22 people were killed by a bomb at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Communications will monitor the cameras, which will be attached to light poles owned by the city, according to the Sun-Times .

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  16. Local FBI chief under consideration for interim FBI director job, and other Chicago newsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Michael Anderson, the head of Chicago's Federal Bureau of Investigation office, has been interviewed for the FBI interim director position, according to the Tribune . President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey suddenly Tuesday, and the Department of Justice quickly identified Anderson and three other candidates for the interim director job.

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  17. May Day protests draw activists, workers, and students, and other Chicago newsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    The first day of May, commonly known as May Day, is a well-known day for workers' protests and demonstrations across the country. In Chicago, students from Social Justice High School in Little Village got to participate in the protests across from the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. 4 comments

  18. Kim Foxx drafts legislation allowing a second review of fatal police...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    Cook County state's attorney Kim Foxx's office has "drafted legislation to allow the state's appellate prosecutor's office to do a second review" of police-involved fatal shootings, according to the Sun-Times . Under the current Special Prosecutor Act, Cook County is prohibited from designating the Office of the State Appellate Prosecutor as special prosecutor in cases where a police officer fatally shoots a civilian.

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  19. Pot smokers toke up in public to make a political statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    About 80 people gathered at the Logan Square monument Thursday afternoon for a smoke out in honor of 4/20. About a half-dozen men in their 20s and 30s stood next to the Logan Square monument Thursday passing three blunts between them as they celebrated the unofficial holiday known as National Weed Day.

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  20. The backlash against the Marshall Boulevard bike lanes is a cautionary tale for plannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel likes to brag that Chicago is one of the leading cities for protected bike lanes, with 22 miles installed to date. That figure helped us garner Bicycling magazine's award for America's best biking city last September.

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