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  1. In Winnetka, the jungle gym was born. A look at its evolution, from...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    In the backyard of the Winnetka Historical Society, behind a fence of manicured hedges, there stands an ancient jungle gym, a monolithic, caramel-color 7-foot tall cube of deliberately spaced sharp angles, a geometric Tetris of rusted pipes not soldered end to end but fastened curiously in place with small curls of steel. It looks as punishing as contemporary playground equipment is welcoming, promising the softest of falls to the youngest of kids.

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  2. Pop star Janelle Monae spreads message of community uplift at Obama Foundation summitRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Pop star and actress Janelle Monae, right, talks with Danny Flores and Anna Dong during the Obama Foundation Summit at the Marriott Marquis in Chicago on Nov. 18, 2018. Pop star and actress Janelle Monae, right, talks with Danny Flores and Anna Dong during the Obama Foundation Summit at the Marriott Marquis in Chicago on Nov. 18, 2018.

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  3. Robbins pastors call for justice in Jemel Roberson shooting, pray for familyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    The Rev. Calvin Watkins, of St. John Community Church in Robbins, held a press conference and prayer vigil outside his church Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in a show of support for the family of Jemel Roberson, who was fatally shot by a Midlothian police office on Nov. 11, 2018.

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  4. New skating rink opens, construction begins on Irving Park BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Construction is underway near the McFetridge Sports Center on the 312 RiverRun project, a nearly 2-mile recreational area that will connect the Irving Park, North Center, Avondale and Albany Park neighborhoods to three parks with one path, on Nov. 18, 2018, in Chicago. Construction is underway near the McFetridge Sports Center on the 312 RiverRun project, a nearly 2-mile recreational area that will connect the Irving Park, North Center, Avondale and Albany Park neighborhoods to three parks with one path, on Nov. 18, 2018, in Chicago.

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  5. If high octane gas doesn't fix spark knock, what will?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    Spark knock in a Chevy Colorado midsize pickup, such as the 2017 model shown, could be coming from carbon buildup. Spark knock in a Chevy Colorado midsize pickup, such as the 2017 model shown, could be coming from carbon buildup.

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  6. Woman critically wounded in shooting in Park Manor neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chicago Tribune

    A 22-year-old woman was left in critical condition after she was shot in the back Saturday afternoon in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police said. Shortly before 2:45 p.m., the woman was shot in the back in the 7100 block of South Vernon Avenue.

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  7. Why the Hideout is vital to Chicago's music sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    What's all this fuss about saving the Hideout? It's the little bar that's standing its ground amid a rising $5 billion tide of corporate buildings and music venues that are supposed to transform Lincoln Yards, a once largely overlooked pocket of land on the West Side, a few blocks east of the Kennedy Expressway. Development projects of this scale typically have little use for Prohibition-era taverns that have been repurposed as small-scale music venues.

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  8. Chicago mayoral candidate Paul Vallas calls for 'right-sizing' CPS if electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Mayoral candidate Paul Vallas says empty school buildings or schools "on the verge of closing" could be repurposed as adult high schools funded by the state. Mayoral candidate Paul Vallas says empty school buildings or schools "on the verge of closing" could be repurposed as adult high schools funded by the state.

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  9. Lincoln Yards TIF deserves thorough vettingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Chicago Tribune

    The Lincoln Yards land and the North Branch of the Chicago River are shown Sept. 28, 2018.

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  10. 'He's securing the gates of heaven now': Friends,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Chicago Tribune

    A supporter holds a picture of Jemel Roberson outside of the Midlothian Police Department Nov. 16, 2018, where protesters were demanding the firing of the officer who killed Roberson. A supporter holds a picture of Jemel Roberson outside of the Midlothian Police Department Nov. 16, 2018, where protesters were demanding the firing of the officer who killed Roberson.

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  11. Disney superfan from Naperville scores worldwide trip with Ginger Zee, visiting 6 resorts in 7 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Patrice Jenkins, right, a Naperville resident, was selected to travel the globe with ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee to six of the Disney resorts around the world as part of Mickey Mouse's 90th celebration. Patrice Jenkins, right, a Naperville resident, was selected to travel the globe with ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee to six of the Disney resorts around the world as part of Mickey Mouse's 90th celebration.

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  12. One of Chicago's strip clubs is going corporateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Chicago Tribune

    VIP's Gentlemen's Club in Chicago has a new corporate owner, RCI Hospitality, which owns more than 40 strip clubs across the U.S. VIP's is scheduled to be rebranded as Rick's Cabaret. VIP's Gentlemen's Club in Chicago has a new corporate owner, RCI Hospitality, which owns more than 40 strip clubs across the U.S. VIP's is scheduled to be rebranded as Rick's Cabaret.

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  13. Convicted sex offender who worked at Hancock observatory charged with child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Christopher Colon was removed from his job as an operations manager for the 360 Chicago observatory atop the former John Hancock Center this past summer after it was discovered he was a registered sex offender due to a 2015 conviction for possession of child pornography. Christopher Colon was removed from his job as an operations manager for the 360 Chicago observatory atop the former John Hancock Center this past summer after it was discovered he was a registered sex offender due to a 2015 conviction for possession of child pornography.

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  14. Police: One held after domestic related fatal shooting in Mount GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Chicago Tribune

    The unidentified man was shot by a person he knows as the two fought about 3:20 pm. in the 10700 block of South Central Park Avenue, police said.

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  15. Man dies after being chased down, shot on South SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Chicago Tribune

    A 33-year-old man died after he was chased down and shot in the head Wednesday morning on the South Side in the Gresham neighborhood, Chicago police said. Shortly after 9 a.m., witnesses said several people jumped out of an SUV and chased the man to the 7900 block of South Paulina Street where they shot him.

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  16. Close MWRD vote allows easement for road on Canal Shore Golf Course,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Chicago Tribune

    News cameras bracket a speaker at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board during comment on an easement the board narrowly approved. News cameras bracket a speaker at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board during comment on an easement the board narrowly approved.

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  17. No boo-hoo over HQ2: Lessons learned from failed Amazon chase could help Chicago laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Chicago Tribune

    In their ultimately unsuccessful bid to land Amazon's HQ2, the city of Chicago and state of Illinois proposed 10 sites. Spanning the city and two suburbs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said they "demonstrate the region's unparalleled potential to support Amazon's future growth."

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  18. Bill Daley's Chicago anti-violence plan calls for Cabinet-level crime fighting postRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago mayoral candidate Bill Daley, photographed on Sept. 14, 2018, is calling for a new City Hall department dedicated to reducing violence.

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  19. Got a new jacket for winter? Donate to a Chicago-area coat drive to warm those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Chicago Tribune

    The Salvation Army is in its 30th year partnering with the Chicago Bears and Jewel-Osco for a winter coat drive. New or gently used coats can be dropped off at any Chicago-area Jewel location through February.

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  20. Traveling for Thanksgiving? Here's the worst time to get on the road in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Chicago Tribune

    Towering clouds make for an imposing background to Chicago's skyline, as viewed from along the Eisenhower Expressway just east of Austin, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. The afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 21, will be the worst time to hit the road in Chicago for Thanksgiving travel.

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