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Local students to see fewer familiar faces this year

09.02.2014 News

About 65 teachers and staff lost their jobs on the West Side in the latest round of CPS layoffs.

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New community garden coming to Austin

08.28.2014 News

Youth Outreach Services will unveil the new space from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday at 5910 W. Division St.

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Art camp helps Austin residents deal with loss

08.26.2014 News

The 10-year-old program offered at Roosevelt University’s Auditorium Theatre has helped 900 children.

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Austin youth to compete in Hoops in the Hood tournament

08.22.2014 News

Thirty-one teams will participate from across the city Saturday at Seward Park.

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Local group vying for $350,000 to improve Austin

08.21.2014 News

Friday is the deadline to cast your vote for PCC Community Wellness Center.

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Austin residents encouraged to consider cooking career

08.19.2014 News

Applications are being accepted for the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s community kitchen training program.

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West Side church hosts event to raise college funds

08.15.2014 News

Members of the Family Altar Baptist Church raised more than $6,000 for college scholarships last weekend.

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Rep. La Shawn Ford reflects on the last few years

08.14.2014 News

The West Side legislator talked with our partners at the Austin Weekly News after reaching a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

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Residents march for peace in Austin

08.07.2014 News

Pastors led Wednesday night’s vigil, decrying the lack of investment on the West Side and urging the community to shun violence.

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Federal case ends for state Rep. La Shawn Ford

08.05.2014 News

The Austin lawmaker pleaded guilty Monday to one misdemeanor count, while prosecutors dropped 17 felony charges.

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