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WATCH LIVE: Sondland, Key Impeachment Witness, Headlines Wednesday Hearing

U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland amended his closed-door deposition to include a potentially significant exchange with a Ukrainian official.
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50,000 In Cook County Will Have To Work To Maintain Food Stamps

In 2020, Cook County will not be exempt from an 80-hour-a-month work requirement for able-bodied food stamp recipients without children.
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New Task Force Seeks More Inclusionary Housing In Chicago

The Chicago Department of Housing has selected a diverse group of 20 people to strengthen the city’s Affordable Requirements Ordinance.
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Housing For Chicago Teens During Tough Times

Chicago has a special home for teens experiencing homelessness or housing instability, but identifying teens has been surprisingly hard.
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For Some Illinois Prisoners, One Good Eye Is Enough

Illinois prisoners say they were denied eye surgery because they still had one functioning eye.
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Judge Denies Detective’s Request For His Record To Be Cleared Of Rekia Boyd Killing

A Cook County judge refuses to expunge ex-Chicago Det. Dante Servin’s arrest and felony charges despite his acquittal after shooting Boyd.
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Nerdette Recaps His Dark Materials With Peter Sagal

Oh Snap! God Cops!

We learned a lot in the new episode of 'His Dark Materials,' including this: If you want to intimidate a college dean, flip over some books!
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Thousands Of Indiana Teachers Rally For Pay Hikes

Teachers from across the state are at the Indiana Statehouse to pressure lawmakers for pay increases for educators.
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Chicago Police Hope To Build Trust With Experiment In Community Policing

With trust in police at a historic low, the CPD's latest community policing initiative puts relationship building at its center.
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Can Chicago Landlords Ban Cannabis? Your Legal Weed Questions Answered

Here's a look at your rights when it comes to weed and renting — for tenants and landlords.
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Cartoonist Lynda Barry Calls Us Back To The Drawing Board

Graphic novelist Lynda Barry has a lesson: Anyone can make comics.
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Making Beyoncé Episode 1: Girls Tyme

Listen to the first episode of ‘Making Beyoncé,’ a new podcast from WBEZ Chicago.

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