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Boy Scouts return to Austin

by T.J. Kremer III on October 22, 2014

West Side youth now have the opportunity to experience the long tradition of scouting.

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Austin High School celebrates homecoming

10.21.2014 Community

Our partners at the Austin Weekly News report about the week of events, which ended with the football game.

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Early voting for Nov. 4 election starts today

10.20.2014 News

Chicago residents may cast their ballots the next few weeks in one of 51 sites.

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Austin activist questions ministers’ support of GOP candidates

10.16.2014 Opinion

Dwayne Truss explains why he thinks black pastors should not be endorsing Jim Oberweis for U.S. Senate and Bruce Rauner for governor.

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Silence no longer an option, Austin ministers say

10.15.2014 News

Members of the Leaders Network want more economic investment on the West Side.

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Coalition determined to get elected school board

10.14.2014 News

More than 50 people gathered Monday outside McNair Elementary to announce a campaign to get the issue on the February ballot.

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Divvy coming to Austin in 2015

10.12.2014 News

Chicago’s 1-year-old bike-sharing program will be expanding to the West Side.

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Young activist seeking 28th Ward seat

10.10.2014 News

Marseil Jackson, 26, joins teacher Tammie Vinson in challenging Ald. Jason Ervin in the February 2015 election.

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Alderman caught up in controversy over violence prevention program

10.10.2014 News

The Chicago Sun-Times reported this week that aides to Gov. Pat Quinn worried that grants made to groups with ties to 29th Ward Ald. Deborah Graham would become a political issue.

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West Side nonprofits rise to the challenge

10.09.2014 Community

Local resident Valerie Leonard helps organizations by challenging them to become compliant in 30 days.

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