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  1. Biss, Kennedy Spar Over Affordable Housing in ChicagoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | NBC Chicago

    ... Chris Kennedy, is pushing people out of their neighborhood with the Wolf Point development on Chicago's Near North Side. One luxury high-rise is already up and another is on its way in the Wolf Point development, owned by the Kennedy family, along ...

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  2. Billionaire Ken Griffin pays $58.75 million; deal is Chicago area's priciest home sale everRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The Daily Gazette

    ... estate portfolio in Chicago, paying $58.75 million in November for the top four floors in the recently completed Near North condominium building at 9 W. Walton St., known as No. 9 Walton. Public records show that Griffin paid $21.17 million for the ...

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  3. Billionaire exec Ken Griffin pays $58.75 million in Chicago area's priciest home sale everRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Chicago Tribune

    Billionaire Ken Griffin, Illinois' richest man, paid $58.75 million in November for the top four floors in the recently completed Near North condominium building at 9 W. Walton St., known as No. 9 Walton.

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  4. Chicagoans scramble to find copies of highly anticipated new book on Trump presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Chicago Tribune

    ... with lame, late distribution." The poster wrote several people were in line outside the Barnes and Noble in the Near North neighborhood when it opened on Friday morning but were told the store didn't have the book. The store had only 27 books, and ...

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  5. Our sorry stateRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Americans are moving westward, flocking to the Mountain and Pacific West, while the Northeast and Midwest continue to lose residents. In 2017, more residents moved out of Illinois than any other state with 63 percent of moves being outbound.

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  6. Vintage snowstorm photosRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2017 | Westport News

    ... York, circa 1928. View of the Chicago Water Tower, located at 806 North Michigan Avenue at Chicago Avenue in the Near North community area, Chicago, Illinois, 1927. Snow is covering the ground, and a woman is walking in the foreground. A billboard ...

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  7. Both high-crime and trendy Chicago neighborhoods see surge in carjackingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... a 71 percent jump from 21 a year earlier. And two patrol districts whose boundaries include the downtown area, Near North and Central, had a combined 42 carjackings through Oct. 18, more than double the 17 a year earlier, the statistics show. The ...

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  8. 2 Killed In Near North Side Crash After Driver Runs Red Light, Speeds Into TaxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Two people are dead after a driver crashed into a cab on the Near North Side early on Wednesday morning. A man, 30, driving a a Hyundai Sonata was speeding southbound in the 1000 block of N Clark Street at around 3:18 a.m., according to police.

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  9. Police: Man arrested for burglaries on Near North SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A man has been charged with four burglaries on the Near North Side over the past three months, according to Chicago police . Willie Norman, 55, was arrested in the 800 block of North Cambridge Avenue about 10:20 a.m. Sunday after a routine traffic stop, police said.

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  10. 13 skimmers found on ATMs citywide; policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on October 6. A Walgreens in the 400 block of N. Michigan Avenue in the Near North neighborhood on the Near North Side on Oct. 8. A Walgreens in the 2300 block of West Irving Park Road in the North Center ...

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  11. Chicago's 2018 Michelin Stars, MappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Eater

    Here's a rundown of all 25 of Chicago's Michelin-starred restaurants for 2018, in map form - now, it's easier to see how the choices are distributed across the city and which starred restaurants are in your neighborhood. Many of the starred restaurants are on the Near North or Near West Side, but more Michelin-rated restaurants than ever before are further to the north, northwest, and near south.

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  12. Mayor Emanuel Announces Major Step Towards Construction of Public Safety Training AcademyRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2017 | City of Chicago

    ... site on N. Throop Street. Additionally, a new branch library on the Near West Side and a new fire station on the Near North Side are being planned through public-private partnerships with local developers. Last week the Mayor announced the City ...

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  13. The Amazon HQ2 deal could sell Chicagoans down the riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Chicago Reader

    ... of TIF dollars in construction and land acquisition costs - and if the headquarters comes to the Loop or Near North Side, we're talking a lot of money. That's property tax dollars diverted from the schools - so, instead of sending money to your ...

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  14. Oxford University worker to make first court appearance in Near North Side stabbing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... family. The next time they would hear about him was when Warren was charged with a brutal stabbing death on the Near North Side of Chicago late last month. It would be another week before Warren finally surrendered after fleeing to the San Francisco ...

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  15. , Announces the 100,000th Participant of Playstreets ChicagoRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | City of Chicago

    ... Garfield Park, Englewood, Gage Park, Grand Boulevard, Humboldt Park, Kenwood, Logan Square, Lower West Side, Near North Side, Near West Side, North Lawndale, Rogers Park, Roseland, South Chicago, South Shore, Uptown, Washington Park and Woodlawn. ...

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  16. Northwestern prof, suspect in fatal stabbing, was denied security clearance to work in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Six months before Wyndham Lathem became a suspect in a brutal stabbing death in his Near North Side home, French authorities denied the Northwestern University professor a security clearance to work at the prestigious Institut Pasteur, authorities said Tuesday. A scientific committee with the Paris-based institute, which specializes in the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, had initially approved Lathem's application, according to institute spokeswoman Aurelie Perthuison.

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  17. Paper or plastic? Chicago bag tax is encouraging shoppers to say 'neither'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... once handed out for free - to kick, or at least curtail, the disposable bag habit. Sue Carzoli, 52, of Chicago's Near North neighborhood, says she's built up a stockpile of reusable bags, though she occasionally forgets to carry them. "I am getting ...

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  18. Wyndham Lathem wanted for murder sent 'apologetic video'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... a mysterious call from an unidentified man telling them 'may have been a crime committed in Room 1004' of the Near North Side high-rise. Officers got into the apartment using a master key. Once inside, they followed a trail of blood into the ...

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  19. Hunt for Wyndham Lathem and Andy Warren spreads nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... a mysterious call from an unidentified man telling them 'may have been a crime committed in Room 1004' of the Near North Side high-rise. Officers got into the apartment using a master key. Once inside, they found followed a trail of blood into the ...

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  20. Make parkland a priority in North Branch redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Community groups and aldermen from Wicker Park, Logan Square and Lincoln Park are pushing for a 15-acre recreational park to be added to the framework plan for the North Branch Industrial Corridor on the Near North Side. A 760-acre stretch of largely dormant industrial land along the North Branch of the Chicago River has gotten the green light to come alive.

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