Alderman Burke  faces federal criminal charges
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Alderman Burke faces federal criminal charges

Another case showcasing corruption of Chicago public officials unfolded this Thursday. Currently the most powerful and longest-serving Chicago Alderman, Edward Burke, was charged with extortion. If convicted, he could…

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Back 2 School Illinois announces 2019 College Scholarship program
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Back 2 School Illinois announces 2019 College Scholarship program

B2SI, a non-profit organization that creates and supports educational opportunities that enrich the lives of Illinois children, will award $2,500 cash grants to college-bound Illinois high school seniors…

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Chicago History Museum  receives $100,000 grant to support  an augmented reality program
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Chicago History Museum receives $100,000 grant to support an augmented reality program

The Chicago History Museum was awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to create an augmented reality experience that transports audiences to the…

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Will Chicago’s JackPOT save the city from its pension debt?
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Will Chicago’s JackPOT save the city from its pension debt?

Right before leaving the office in May, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has decided to score on his election campaign promises. One of them, which he also described as a…

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Chicago charity donates acoustic guitars to teens in foster care
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Chicago charity donates acoustic guitars to teens in foster care

As part of its holiday charity events, Play It Forward Musical Foundation in partnership with the local organization “LJW Gives” donates acoustic guitars to teens in foster care.…

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Illinois named the worst when it comes to freedom  of speech
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Illinois named the worst when it comes to freedom of speech

Annual report released by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has highlighted a growing issue with freedom of speech in Illinois colleges.  In fact, eight out…

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Bomb threats are sent across Chicago and nationwide
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Bomb threats are sent across Chicago and nationwide

In another wave of cyber crime that happened this Thursday, extortion attempts have been made in Chicago, as well as Illinois, and across the nation. A series of…

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Chicago mayoral race: challenge continues, no leader defined
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Chicago mayoral race: challenge continues, no leader defined

Following current Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s surprise announcement that he would not seek re-election, candidates have frantically been looking to take the place of the much maligned incumbent. …

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Chicago mayoral race: challenge continues, no leader defined
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Chicago mayoral race: challenge continues, no leader defined

Following current Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s surprise announcement that he would not seek re-election, candidates have frantically been looking to take the place of the much maligned incumbent.…

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Investigation of Northwestern student killing: donor gifts  a $10,000 reward
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Investigation of Northwestern student killing: donor gifts a $10,000 reward

On September 2, 2018, Shane Colombo fell victim to the senseless violence of Chicago. Colombo was a 25-year-old Ph.D. student who just landed in Chicago and was set…

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