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Rally gets residents ready for 5K walk/run

07.28.2015 News

Early registration for the late September event ends Aug. 15.

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Summer program helps youth heal relationships with dads through writing

07.28.2015 News

Dozens of Chicago area high school students participated with support from the Westside Branch of the NAACP.

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Uber launches initiative to create more jobs in Austin

07.26.2015 News

The company, which competes with taxis, hopes to hire 10,000 drivers living in Chicago’s West and South underserved neighborhoods.

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Austin residents kept out a of top cop’s “listening tour” meeting

07.22.2015 News

Some question Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy’s commitment to openness and transparency after the July 15 gathering at Mars Hill Baptist Church.

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Austin celebrates one-year anniversary of Mandela Road designation

07.20.2015 News

More than 100 attended the July 18 street party outside Westside Health Authority’s offices.

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Austin churches call for community-wide prayer

07.19.2015 News

Members of several Austin churches have been gathering at intersections throughout the neighborhood this summer to pray for an end to the violence.

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One for the dogs

07.17.2015 News

Event provides vaccinations and other services for Austin pets.

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Budget crisis starting to hit Austin

07.14.2015 News

The Democrat-controlled legislature and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner still don’t have a new state spending plan.

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Mother/son team honored for child care work

07.13.2015 News

Vision Builders Early Childhood Learning Center was awarded the “unsung hero” award by the Women’s Business Development Center.

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Low-income Chicagoans eligible for $5 Divvy membership

07.12.2015 News

But there’s still no bike station in Austin or several of the city’s South and West side neighborhoods.

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