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“Black Families Came to Chicago by the Thousands. Why Are They Leaving?”

“…more than 200,000 African Americans who have moved out of Chicago in the past two decades… The steady exodus of African Americans has caused alarm and grief in Chicago, the nation’s third largest city, where black people have shaped the … Continue reading

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“Affordable housing among striking Chicago teachers’ demands”

“Striking Chicago teachers who are seeking smaller class sizes and higher pay also are demanding that the nation’s third-largest city do more to lower housing costs and put more resources into helping homeless students. The demand for affordable housing citywide — for … Continue reading

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Burnout: “2,200 nurses walk off the job at the University of Chicago Medical Center “

“More than 2,200 nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center are walking off the job Friday morning, after contract talks with the hospital broke down this week amid a dispute over staffing levels and pay raises. CBS Chicago reports the striking … Continue reading

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“Chicago, where the rich live 30 years longer than the poor”

“In rich white Streeterville, Chicagoans can expect to live to 90. In poor black Englewood, it’s just 60 – the most divergent of any US city… Englewood has long held a reputation as one of Chicago’s most violentneighborhoods. According to the Chicago … Continue reading

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“CHICAGO SUED FOR FINING INNOCENT PEOPLE”

“The Institute for Justice is suing the city of Chicago for impounding the cars of innocent owners then demanding huge payments to get them back… “When Chicago police stopped the employee and found out he was driving on a revoked license, they … Continue reading

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America’s Slow & Painful Death: “Socialists Surge To Victories In Chicago City Council”

“A total of five democratic socialists, and possibly a sixth, won races for alderman either in February or in Tuesday’s runoff elections. That sixth candidate, Rosanna Rodriguez-Sanchez is trailing longtime Ald. Deb Mell by only a few dozen votes. Mell, … Continue reading

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Good News: “[U.S.] Chicago Police Department Says Murders Down 30 Percent, Shootings Down 17 Percent Through March “

“Murders and shootings in Chicago are down during the first quarter of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest Chicago Police Department statistics. New numbers released by the Chicago Police Department showed murders are down … Continue reading

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