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Chicago Kids Head To Trump’s Inauguration

A group of middle school students are traveling to Washington, D.C. -- whether they supported Donald Trump or not.
January 19, 2017

NPR

Mavis Staples Teams Up With Arcade Fire For 'I Give You Power'

Just in time for Friday's inauguration, Arcade Fire and Mavis Staples deliver a message for all elected officials.
January 20, 2017

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Prosecutors: Off-Duty Chicago Cop Shot Unarmed Man In The Back

A Chicago police officer charged with murder will be released without having to post bail.
January 19, 2017

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Chicago Women’s March Organizers: ‘This Isn’t Just A One Time Thing’

“For me, it’s about the next generation,” said the event’s co-organizer Ann Scholhamer
January 19, 2017

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The View From Room 205: The Story Of 30 Fourth Graders And One Big Question

Can schools make the American dream real for poor kids?
January 16, 2017

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Hastert Wants Assault Victim To Return $1.7M In Hush Money

Imprisoned former House speaker Dennis Hastert wants one of his sexual abuse victims to return the $1.7 million in hush money he paid him.
January 19, 2017

NPR

Education Department Drops Fight Over School Money

A controversial idea falls by the wayside, for now, involving how schools can use federal money for low-income students.
January 19, 2017

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In Uptown Tent City, Do Your Part Or Get Kicked Out

A homeless community on the North Side has devised its own governance system, with rules and roles to support each other.
January 18, 2017

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Chicagoans 'Mobilize For Democracy' With Writing, Rallies and Protests

Political protests could reach new heights under a Trump presidency thanks in part to the rise of social media and groups like Black Lives Matter.
January 19, 2017

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