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What happened to Chicago's truancy officers?
Jun. 4, 2014
The city nixed the truancy officers decades ago, but the truancy problem — and its consequences — persist. Is there a chance officers could hit the streets again?
Luol Deng says leaving Chicago was one of the hardest things he's ever had to do
Apr. 11, 2014
Former Bull reflects on his time in Chicago after moving on to the Cavaliers.
FDA approves heroin overdose antidote
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The easy-to-use device delivers life-saving antidote for heroin overdoses.
Northwestern's union campaign: The 'beginning of the end'
Feb. 12, 2014
A National Labor Relations Board hearing in Chicago today considered whether college football players qualify as employees.
“Heroin, LLC” (Story 8 of 9): DuPage County fights losing battle
Dec. 19, 2013
60 percent of DuPage County nonviolent defendants in drug court are addicted to heroin.
JFK assassination's impact on Chicago Catholics, 50 years later
Nov. 22, 2013
The assassination was a devastating blow to Irish-Catholic and political communities in Chicago. A loss that younger Irish-Americans struggled to understand.
Bears' Trestman may hold Chicago's golden ticket
Sep. 26, 2013
When the Chicago Bears named Marc Trestman as Lovie Smith’s replacement, most people’s reaction was…“who?” But three games into the season, Trestman certainly is making a name for himself--a nickname too.
NU doc finds link between booze and bullets
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The doctor has wondered about the relationship between liquor stores and gun violence for decades.
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