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Judge Dismisses Social Services’ Lawsuit Against Illinois

A Cook County judge dismissed a lawsuit from almost 100 social services against the State of Illinois over the year-long budget impasse.
August 31, 2016

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August 29, 2016

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Tribune Tower Sale Sign Of A Slowing Industry

The historic Tribune Tower has been sold to CIM Group for $240 million. Employees are expected to move out by mid-2017.
August 31, 2016

All Things Considered

Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Finds Progress Against Brain Plaques

There are hints that an experimental drug can do what previous medicines could not.
August 31, 2016

Here and Now

Bloody August Sees More Than 400 Shot, 78 Killed

It's the deadliest single month Chicago has seen in at least 19 years.
August 31, 2016

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Feds Working To Secure Funding To Move Indiana Residents

The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development is trying to secure funds to move 1,200 residents from a lead-contaminated housing complex.
August 31, 2016

All Things Considered

After A Vet's Suicide, Getting VA Benefits Can Compound A Family's Grief

With no diagnosis linking his service to his suicide, it makes it hard for his family to receive full death benefits.
August 31, 2016

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Emanuel Releases Proposal To Revamp Police Oversight

The ordinance would create a new police watchdog and replace the Independent Police Review Authority, but there could be sticking points.
August 31, 2016

The Takeaway

Indiana Town Sees Lead Contamination

The West Calumet Housing Complex was built on land that was once used for lead smelting.
August 31, 2016

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Who's Listening? 5 Stories About Cybersecurity

All the ways your information can be tracked and potentially hacked. Plus, how to protect it and what's projected.
August 31, 2016

Curious City

When The Eisenhower Expressway Moved In, Who Was Forced Out?

The Ike was the city’s first superhighway. Decades after its completion, the people displaced open up about how the Ike scattered ethnic neighborhoods and changed many lives forever.
August 28, 2016

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Heat Of The Moment

Climate change will alter the lives of everyone on earth. It’s changing how people live and eat. It’s reshaping national economies. It’s ...
April 27, 2016

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