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Participate in national walking day

04.02.2014 Community

Meet at Columbus Park tonight at 5:30 p.m. to do a 5K walk sponsored by the Westside Health Authority and the American Heart Association.

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Street cleaning begins today

04.01.2014 News

Make sure you know the schedule for your area now that the city’s sweepers are out in full force.

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Police take longer to respond to 911 calls on West Side

03.31.2014 News

A new report by the Chicago Sun-Times shows Districts 11, 15 and 25 lag behind many other areas of the city.

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Snowball case ends for Austin boy

03.30.2014 News

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s office declined to press charges against the 8th grader, who was arrested near Leland Elementary School last month.

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Potholes another speed bump in quest to improve Austin

03.28.2014 News

One West Side nonprofit plans to fill some potholes on its own as city crews continue to work on the damaged roads.

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Neighborhood restoration summit Saturday

03.27.2014 News

Austin Coming Together and Ald. Emma Mitts will host the free event to promote unity in the community. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at By the Hand Club, 415 N. Laramie.

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CPS decides to turn Austin school over to private group

03.24.2014 News

Ronald E. McNair Elementary will be operated by the Academy for Urban School Leadership starting with the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Something good happened in Austin

03.24.2014 Community

West Side residents celebrate the grand opening of the expansion of Betty’s Daycare Academy.

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Austin high school missing key teachers

03.21.2014 News

Chicago Public Radio interviewed students at the Austin Business and Entrepreneurship Academy, who worry the situation will hurt their chances of getting into college.

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