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What’s That Building? The Pullman Artspace Lofts

A new artist work-live space beacons new growth for a historic neighborhood.
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Can SIU Medical School Provide Better Health Care In Prisons?

In a new pilot program, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine will provide $5 million in health care for inmates in two prisons.
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Chicago’s Greeks Find A New Basketball God — Milwaukee’s ‘Greek Freak’

Hundreds of Greek Americans from the Chicago area go north to see NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo.
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Trump Wants To Take A Red Pen To The National Environmental Policy Act

Proposed changes to the long-standing NEPA rules are getting pushback from environmentalists.
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We Found Love … In A Chicago Tattoo Shop

On Valentine’s Day, there are plenty of ways to celebrate love. Some are just more permanent than others.
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What Was Chicago’s Foodie Scene Like In The Early 20th Century?

From raw celery to “milk toast,” we explore the biggest food fads of the era — and the restaurants that served them.

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A new investigative series podcast from WBEZ.
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States Want To End Remedial Education. Why Some Chicago Professors Are Fighting Back.

Many students aren't ready for college-level courses when they arrive on campus. Are classes to catch them up helping or hurting?
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Feds Indict Top Aide To Cook County Commissioner Tobolski

Tobolski’s chief of staff had a side job as a “sales agent” for a Chicago-based red-light camera company.
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LGBTQ Youth Leaders Send ‘Signals To Their Peers That You Can Be Out’

A Buffalo Grove teen is named a national LGBTQ “youth ambassador” at a time when more people are coming out at younger ages.
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The 5 Elements Of Hip-Hop, In Playlists

Vocalo pays respect to the culture's five tenets: lyricism, turntablism, breaking, graffiti and knowledge.
Five white crosses stand against a red curtain. They are decorated with the names of the victims of the Henry Pratt warehouse shooting. Photos and flowers also adorn the crosses.

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Last Year's Aurora Shooting Exposed Loopholes In Illinois Gun Policy. What's Changed Since?

In the aftermath of the shooting at Henry Pratt, politicians, police and advocates agreed serious changes needed to be made.
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Aurora Shooting, One Year Later: First Responder Remembers That Awful Day

Aurora cop John Cebulski was among the first responders to a workplace shooting a year ago. He describes the search for the gunman, and b...
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CPS To Compensate Special Education Students Illegally Denied Services

It is an unprecedented step to make amends after the state found an overhaul of special ed led to illegal delays and denial of services.
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Aurora Still Healing One Year After Workplace Shooting

The shooting rampage that killed five people at a factory in Aurora still weighs on the minds of people who were affected that day.

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