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37th Ward hopefuls discuss crime, education

01.31.2015 News

While three candidates appeared at the event, Ald. Emma Mitts missed Thursday night’s forum.

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Some Austin properties appear on city’s new ‘problem landlord’ list

01.29.2015 News

The Chicago Tribune reports that one tenants rights group questions why the city’s largest owners aren’t listed.

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Local politicians urge new governor to help Austin

01.28.2015 News

Bruce Rauner should focus on job creation and improving education on the West Side, they say.

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29th Ward hopefuls square off in heated forum

01.27.2015 News

Incumbent Ald. Deborah Graham was center of attacks by rivals; she faces seven challenges Feb. 24.

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Vacant lots available for $1

01.26.2015 News

About 250 parcels in Austin are available; the deadline to apply is Jan. 30.

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Some 24th Ward candidates missing at forum

01.23.2015 News

Six of the 10 West Siders running for the open seat appeared at Tuesday’s event.

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Chicago civil rights activist recounts time with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01.19.2015 News

Timuel Black, 96, tells members of Third Unitarian Church in Austin what a crucial role MLK played in Chicago and across the country.

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No response from Ald. Mitts to debate request

01.16.2015 News

The longtime alderman faces three challengers in the Feb. 24 city election.

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Murders down citywide in 2014, but not in Austin

01.15.2015 News

Major issues need to be addressed before homicides and other crime will decline, say local residents and advocates.

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Candidates removed, drop from 29th, 37th wards

01.14.2015 News

Voters will get to choose among four in one race and eight in the other in the Feb. 24 election.

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