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Landlord Hopes $1 Lots Pay Off

In East Garfield Park, there are critics and collectors of the city’s vacant lots. But who “won” the Large Lots initiative?
September 30, 2016

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'Curse Broken': Cubs Fan Gets 2016 World Series Tattoo

One very confident Cubs fan in Iowa has gotten a Cubs World Series Win tattoo a week before the playoffs.
September 30, 2016

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Goose Island To Pasteurize Beer, And That’s OK

Beer experts say the process won’t hurt the flavor of Bourbon County stout, no matter what 'ultra geeks' say.
September 30, 2016

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Former IPRA Chief Declines Florida Job

The ousted former head of the Chicago agency that investigates police shootings declined to become inspector general of Jacksonville.
September 30, 2016

Morning Shift

Why The Chicago Tribune Endorsed Gary Johnson For President

John McCormick, the Tribune's editorial page editor, joined 'Morning Shift' to talk about the newspaper’s announcement.
September 30, 2016

Editor’s List

Happy International Podcast Day!

In honor of International Podcast Day, a playlist of our digital team's favorites.
September 30, 2016

NPR

CDC Tells Men At Risk Of Zika To Put Off Procreation For 6 Months

Men who may have Zika should wait at least six months before having unprotected sex with partners trying to conceive.
September 30, 2016

WBEZ News

Woman Spends Savings On Hail Mary Prayer Vigil At Soldier Field

A South Side woman raided her retirement to cover costs of a Soldier Field prayer vigil. With a week to go, she’s still $350K short.
September 30, 2016

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Writer Of Oscar Meyer Weiner Song Dead At 87

The Chicago man who got generations of hot dog lovers humming along to the Oscar Mayer Wiener song has died.
September 30, 2016

WBEZ News

The Bargaining Table: What CPS, CTU Will Discuss Before Strike Date

The union has picked a date, but that doesn't guarantee a strike. Here’s what the two sides need to resolve to avoid a strike.
September 29, 2016

NPR

Questions Of Race And Charter Schools Divide Education Reformers

Some educators have embraced the frank new conversation about the racial impact of education reforms. Others are caught awkwardly in the middle and some --conservative reformers — feel alienated.
September 30, 2016

Editor’s List

'Working' Then And Now

In the 1970s, Studs Terkel traveled the country with a tape recorder, interviewing regular people about what they did for a living. Up un...
September 27, 2016

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Why Is Chicago A Murder Capital? Clues From A Bloody Month

An analysis of the August toll shows who's dying and what's behind it: surging violence in areas riven by loosely-organized street gangs.
September 29, 2016

Jim DeRogatis

The Handsome Family’s ‘Unseen’ is a Record That Needs to Be Heard

Who doesn’t need a little brilliant back-porch weirdness in their lives?
September 29, 2016

Morning Shift

Rev. Otis Moss III Ties Social And Environmental Justice With Spirituality

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III is senior pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ. Here's how he addresses current events, and why he’s putting ...
September 29, 2016

WBEZ News

Indiana Dunes Could Be Hoosier State’s First National Park

Right now, the dunes are a national lakeshore, but U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky thinks the area would draw more tourists as a national park.
September 29, 2016

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September 30, 2016

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