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  1. Food carts push closer to legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    This kind of on-the-cart preparation and customization of fruit and vegetable cups would be illegal under proposed new rules on food carts. Chicago's health department says it's safer when the produce is prepared and packaged in advance.


  2. The education of Jose GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    "I didn't expect to be here," he says on the first day of classes at Rauner College Prep, one of the 16 campuses of the Noble Street Network of Charter Schools, the city's largest network of publicly-funded, privately-run high schools. Jose is a graduate of this school and when he was a senior, his classmates voted him "Most Likely to Teach at Rauner."


  3. Beyond deep-dish: Exploring Chicago's other native foodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    It was just a couple of years ago that some catty remarks on deep dish pizza almost triggered an East Coast-Midwest war . And, by now, most of the foodie world knows Chicago's militance about ketchup-less hot dogs.


  4. Chicagoans upset with CPS budget proposalRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Parents, teachers, and activists gave Chicago Public Schools officials an earful last night over its proposed budget for next school year. The budget relies on a gamble that state lawmakers in Springfield will come through with almost $500 million in pension help.


  5. Dollar stores are going gourmetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Well, that's one item to be had at the Family Dollar on Belmont in Chicago's Montclare neighborhood. As a matter of fact, you'll find a lot of food products that you'll also find on the shelves of more upscale stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joes - things like vegetable and chicken pot stickers, barbecue pork steam buns, and salmon steaks.


  6. What happens to Chicago's blue cart recycling?Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Sara Bibik waited years for her blue cart. In February 2014, Chicago finished rolling out the curbside or alleyway recycling containers to every small residential building in the city, fulfilling a promise first made seven years earlier.


  7. CPS, Emanuel warn of deep cuts, layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The proposal cuts $200 million from schools, raises property taxes, asks teachers to pay more into their pensions, and pushes Springfield to increase overall school funding. The mayor's proposal came as state lawmakers were entertaining a bill from Illinois Senate President John Cullerton that would freeze property taxes and eliminate grants currently promised to CPS in exchange for picking up about $200 million of the cash-strapped school district's "normal" pension costs over the next two years.


  8. Charters might move into closed CPS schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A LEARN charter school rents space across the street from the now vacant Calhoun North school . Chicago Public Schools paid $67,151 in utilities for Calhoun North from Sept.


  9. Why are thousands of Chicago's Chinese buried in Stickney?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    It's not for the food - in fact they usually bring their own. And it's not for their culture - the suburb is historically Bohemian.


  10. Englewood prepares for Whole Foods openingRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    It's been more than a year-and-a-half since Whole Foods announced it was setting up shop in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, and the store's opening is still more than a year away. But that doesn't mean the community is sitting idly by.


  11. Emanuel announces more O'Hare noise hearingsRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    After a quick trip to Washington this week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city will hold two more public hearings before a new runway opens at O'Hare International Airport. But the Northwest Side community group that's long protested the noise problems is calling the mayor's move "insufficient."


  12. Earth Day primer for eating greenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Aquaponics programs in Chicago, like this one at Lane Tech High School, help bring fresh local produce to Chicagoans all year long. It's Earth Day again.


  13. Emanuel likely to stay the course on education in second termRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel points as he speaks during a victorious election night at Plumbers Local 130 Union Hall, Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in Chicago. Emanuel now will face challenges at Chicago Public Schools that look a lot like the challenges of four years ago: declining enrollment, ballooning pension costs, and an expiring contract with the Chicago Teachers Union.


  14. The legacy of Michael Jordan in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Everyone from superfans to the casual office bracket pool participant follows NCAA March Madness. We rally around underdogs.


  15. The life and times of the Chicago rabbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Our question about rabbits comes from Curious Citizen Jennifer Gadda, who says when she lived in San Francisco and New York, she hardly ever saw rabbits. Not so with her time in The Second City; the little guys were all over the parks or springing between grass and gravel.


  16. Why do millions of Emanuel's 'neighborhood' dollars go to the area near McCormick Place?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Rendering of the planned Marriott Marquis Chicago. Significant portion of Neighborhoods Now cash tied to hotels and stadium near McCormick Place.


  17. Signs point to Chicago as favorite for Obama libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago. Two Chicago schools and one each in New York and Honolulu are in the running for the library and presidential museum, and Obama is set to pick a winner within weeks.


  18. Map: Where do WBEZ listeners get their coffee fix?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Public Radio listeners love their coffee. Metropolis and its flagship cafe in Edgewater was among the top picks from our Facebook followers.


  19. Chicago enters phase two of mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago is bracing for phase two of the mayor's race. Incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to get more than 50 percent of the vote, which sets up an unprecedented showdown between Emanuel and the second place finisher, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.


  20. What's in a name? Legacy aldermanic candidates defend 'The Chicago Way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A few weeks ago, WGN news anchor Dan Ponce stood in front of a packed crowd in the echoey auditorium of Bateman Elementary School on Chicago's northwest side. He was there to moderate the 33rd ward aldermanic debate , a ward that he himself lives in.


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