National Expungement Week comes to Chicago, offers free clinics to help to remove eligible convictions
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National Expungement Week comes to Chicago, offers free clinics to help to remove eligible convictions

National Expungement Week (N.E.W.) is a week of events across the U.S. that offers expungement and other forms of legal relief to some of the 77 million Americans…

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Former U.S. retail giant Sears has filed for bankruptcy
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Former U.S. retail giant Sears has filed for bankruptcy

Once a revolutionary that disrupted the entire retail industry, Sears is now officially out of the game. The former retail giant filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy early Monday…

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Women’s March Chicago returns to Grant Park, focuses on first-time voters
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Women’s March Chicago returns to Grant Park, focuses on first-time voters

Set to kick off on Saturday October 13th, March to the Polls 2018 will focus on first-time voters – in particular young women, immigrants, and youth. As part…

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Trump sees stop-and-frisk policy as solution to Chicago violence
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Trump sees stop-and-frisk policy as solution to Chicago violence

“The crime spree is a terrible blight on that city,” President Trump said at a convention of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Trump stated that he…

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FBI announced property and  violent crime decrease
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FBI announced property and violent crime decrease

The FBI’s 2017 annual compilation of crime statistics has been released. This statistic report includes information on property and violent crimes throughout 2017 in the United States. The…

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Ford and Kavanaugh appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee in an unsound hearing
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Ford and Kavanaugh appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee in an unsound hearing

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual misconduct, has recalled the incident in an emotional hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee…

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Jason Van Dyke trial timeline: everything you should know
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Jason Van Dyke trial timeline: everything you should know

On October 20th, 2014, officers were called into Archer Heights, reporting a 17-year-old African-American male, Laquan McDonald, breaking into vehicles and whom authorities say was armed with a…

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First Amazon Go store opened in Chicago
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First Amazon Go store opened in Chicago

In the past recent years, Amazon has begun to expand and create new methods of e-commerce. Amazon has now opened up their first AmazonGo store in Chicago on…

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Chicago hotel workers continue to strike, hotels are in bad shape,  sources say
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Chicago hotel workers continue to strike, hotels are in bad shape, sources say

By Vera Sauchanka, Johanna Medrano Thousands of housekeepers, servers, cooks and doormen walked off their jobs at 26 downtown hotels on Friday after failing to reach an agreement…

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Mayor Emmanuel calls on Illinois General  Assembly to override veto on VOICES act
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Mayor Emmanuel calls on Illinois General Assembly to override veto on VOICES act

By Vera Sauchanka, Johanna Medrano On September 9th, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel sent a letter to Illinois’ Urban General Assembly urging to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the…

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