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A forgotten home of Clarence Darrow
Dec. 17, 2012
His Chicago Tribute Marker is at the site of a long-demolished hotel. But a house that Clarence Darrow built still stands.
Dems fail to endorse a candidate in crowded race for Jackson Jr.'s seat
Dec. 15, 2012
Democratic Party bosses from Chicago's South Side and south suburbs failed to rally behind a single candidate at a slating session Saturday.
South Chicago, past and present
Dec. 10, 2012
The area around the Calumet River could have become the site of downtown Chicago. It became a manufacturing community instead, and now moves into a post-industrial era.
Obama brings global media circus to Chicago
Nov. 5, 2012
Journalists from all over the world are camped out in Chicago to cover President Obama on election night. And they all seem to have the same city tour guide.
South Side has Obama's back
Nov. 2, 2012
The history and euphoria of the 2008 election won’t be repeated next week–even in Chicago. But South Side voters still support Obama.
The great train wreck
Oct. 30, 2012
Forty years ago today, Chiocago suffered its worst ever commuter train accident.
On South Side, Chatham 14 to re-open
Oct. 24, 2012
Want to see a movie on Chicago's South Side? If the Chatham 14 on 87th Street remains closed, you'll have to head west or north.
Gypsy Smith's march
Oct. 18, 2012
In 1909, a visiting evangelist leads a protest march through the city's red-light district – and 50,000 people join him.
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