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West Side blues musician portrayed on the big screen

03.30.2015 News

The story of blues musician Larry Taylor’s musical family will be depicted as they struggled to survive in Chicago during the 1960’s and 1970’s.

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Ald. Mitts, Stamps duke it out in first debate

03.27.2015 News

The 37th Ward candidates drew distinct differences between themselves during the AustinTalks/Austin Weekly News-sponsored event.

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Ald. Mitts flip-flops on gay rights, apologizes for comments

03.25.2015 News

Her opponent, Tara Stamps, calls on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Chicago Forward PAC to withdraw its financial support.

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Early voting began this week for April 7 runoff

03.25.2015 News

Chicagoans may cast their votes through April 4 – or on election day.

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Austin youth compete in public speaking contest

03.24.2015 News

The top contestants won college scholarships at the BUILD-sponsored event.

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West Side candidates meet again

03.23.2015 News

The 29th and 37th Ward candidates discussed the issues Saturday at a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

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What do you want to ask the candidates?

03.20.2015 News

Email austintalks@gmail.com the questions you think should be posed at the upcoming 29th and 37th Ward debates.

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29th Ward candidates go head-to-head at Galewood debate

03.19.2015 News

Deborah Graham and Chris Taliaferro are set to debate the issues at other events before the April 7th runoff.

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Veterans rehab vacant building for future child-care center

03.18.2015 News

Renovations have begun on the space in the 5700 block of West Division Street that used to house state Rep. La Shawn Ford’s realty business.

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Some West Side aldermanic candidates debate the issues

03.14.2015 News

Ald. Emma Mitts and her 37th Ward challenger, Chicago schoolteacher Tara Stamps, attended the March 11 event, as did 29th Ward candidate Chris Taliaferro and 24th Ward candidate Vetress Boyce.

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