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After victory party, real work in 29th Ward begins

05.20.2015 News

More than 100 people attended Ald. Chris Taliaferro’s reception hours after he’s sworn into the Chicago City Council.

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Austin high school part of city-wide talks to promote community

05.18.2015 News

Students from Christ the King Jesuit College Prep hosted one of The Chicago Community Trust’s On the Table dinners last week.

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Chicago DUI checkpoints target Austin

05.17.2015 News

A Chicago Tribune investigation found that 84 percent of road stops were scheduled in areas populated mostly by minorities, although other parts of the city with more drunk-driving related crashes were largely ignored by police.

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Not clear how outgoing alderman has spent 2015 menu money

05.13.2015 News

Ald.-Elect Chris Taliaferro says he’s interested in giving 29th Ward residents more of a say in how the $1.3 million is spent each year.

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Speed camera in Columbus Park issuing lots of tickets

05.11.2015 News

The city has issued more than $1.3 million in fines since the camera was installed in December 2013.

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Volunteers help Austin residents repair their houses

05.07.2015 News

A community organizer says even more should be done to keep residents in their homes and out of foreclosure.

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Lead found in hundreds of Austin children

05.05.2015 News

The Chicago Tribune reports the brain-damaging substance continues to plague the West Side’s youngest residents.

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Emergency town hall meeting draws big crowd

05.04.2015 News

West Side residents and elected officials gathered Saturday to discuss combating gun violence.

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City officials, local leaders talk economic development

04.29.2015 News

West Side business owners are pushing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration to invest in Austin.

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Michele Clark students building talent through science, technology

04.28.2015 News

About two dozen students participate in an after-school program; teachers hope to get more involved

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