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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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Game pits West Siders against the Chicago Police Department

08.06.2014 Community

Thursday’s game features players from BUILD’s Donna Dudley Peace Project.

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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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Summer program empowers West Side youth

08.04.2014 News

I Am We’s pilot program C.A.K.E (Communication, Accountability, Knowledge and Effectiveness) aims to promote leadership, deter violence and create unity among teen girls through storytelling.

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Join your neighbors at Moore Park

08.01.2014 Community

Participate in the annual National Night Out crime prevention event 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Austin man remembered as role model by youth

07.31.2014 News

The Chicago Sun-Times’ Homicide Watch wrote about 32-year-old Damion Bryant, who died July 11 in a drive-by shooting in the 5200 block of West Quincy Street.

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Free performance tonight

07.30.2014 Community

The Najwa Dance Corps will perform 6 p.m. July 30 at the Garfield Park Conservatory.

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Political messenger with no message

07.29.2014 Opinion

Austin business owner Malcolm Crawford longs for elected officials who deliver what the community has asked for.

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Youth showcase their talent and vision for Austin

07.28.2014 News

7th and 8th graders from Ella Flagg Young and Duke Ellington Elementary schools who participated in the 21st Century’s Beyond the Bell summer program performed Friday.

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New documentary shows how War on Drugs has affected one Austin block

07.25.2014 News

The community is invited to the July 25 premiere at Sankofa Cultural Arts & Business Center, 5820 W. Chicago.

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