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CPS students can sign up for after-school activities

09.03.2014 Community

Some participants in After School Matters will earn a stipend for the fall program, which starts Sept. 29.

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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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Backpack giveaway Saturday

08.30.2014 Community

Organizers of the event, held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Truth & Deliverance International Ministries at 3 S. Laramie, hope to build excitement about the new school year and encourage everyone to stay safe.

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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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Anti-violence vigil set for Friday

08.28.2014 Community

Congressman Danny K. Davis and dozens of West Side groups and churches are sponsoring the 6:30 p.m. event at the Garfield Park Band Shell.

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Peace festival Saturday

08.28.2014 Community

From 12 to 6 p.m., join others at Bethel Lutheran Church, 130 N. Keeler Ave.

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Back-to-school fun fest Saturday

08.28.2014 Community

The 4th annual event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Loretto Hospital.

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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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Community health fair Aug. 28

08.26.2014 Community

The free event, sponsored by the Chicago Department of Public Health, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at 4800 W. Chicago Ave.

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Prelude to a contemporary revolution

08.25.2014 Opinion

Read columnist John W. Fountain III’s take on what’s happening in Ferguson.

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