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29th Ward hopefuls meet again

02.09.2015 News

Six of the eight candidates answered questions at a forum sponsored by the newly formed Advocates for Neighborhood Development and Empowerment.

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Austin church honors two local business owners Sunday

02.07.2015 Community

Malcolm Crawford and Charmaine Rickette will be recognized as Greater St. John Bible celebrates its pastor’s 50th birthday.

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Unplowed sidewalks caused inconvenience for students, pedestrians

02.06.2015 News

Days after the city’s fifth-worst blizzard, CPS plowed the sidewalks surrounding the closed Emmet School.

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Snow covered sidewalks outside closed schools much of the week

02.06.2015 News

Austin resident asks CPS officials to shovel so that students now attending other elementary schools can travel safely.

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West Side lawmaker wants to ban red light cameras

02.05.2015 Community

Rep. La Shawn Ford recommends that a task force be created to study the best practices and require Chicago to show it can improve its system.

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Time running out to sign up for Obamacare

02.04.2015 Community

Two events will be held this Saturday, Feb. 7, one at Sankofa Cultural Arts Center and the other at Loretto Hospital.

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New community group hosts forum Thursday for 29th Ward candidates

02.03.2015 News

The event will be Feb. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 5 at Galewood Community Church, 1776 N. Narragansett Ave.

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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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Business owners can help others get started

01.30.2015 Business

SCORE mentor offers advice to members of the Austin African American Business Networking Association.

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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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