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50 Years After Sex Discrimination At UChicago, Two Female Students Receive Ph.D.s

Inspired by the #MeToo movement, the two women returned to campus to finish academic work derailed by sex discrimination a half century ago.
Within three days of its start on Saturday, June 15, 2019, Chicago’s first e-scooter rental program logged more than 11,000 rides, according to city officials.

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Chicagoans Show Early Enthusiasm For E-Scooters

A four-month program got off to a strong start, with more than 11,000 rentals in three days.
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Curious City

Did City Officials Know About The Manhattan Project’s Work In Chicago?

A key experiment in the development of the atom bomb was hidden in plain sight on University of Chicago’s campus. Who was in on the secret?
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11 Tips On How To Enjoy A Cubs Game — From Fans

The Cubs will host the White Sox Tuesday and Wednesday at Wrigley Field. We asked Cubs fans the best way to have a good time.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she is working “as quickly as possible” on legal changes to allow public access to the city’s investigation of teenager Laquan McDonald’s fatal shooting by Police Officer Jason Van Dyke.

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Despite Campaign Vow, Lightfoot Refuses To Release Laquan ‘Cover-Up’ Records

Chicago’s new mayor says she is working “as quickly as possible” on legal changes to allow public access to city probe of teen’s killing.
The U.S. Census Bureau began mailing test forms this week to 480,000 American households, half with a citizenship question and half without.

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Will Test Of Census Citizenship Question Create More Fear, Confusion?

The U.S. Census Bureau began mailing test forms this week to 480,000 American households, half with a citizenship question and half without.
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Does Extra Help For First-Generation College Students Boost Grad Rates?

NLU flooded its undergraduates with financial, academic and personal supports. Is it making a difference?
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'Every Night Now Is A Treat': Joanna Connor On 35 Years In Chicago Blues

In the male-dominated world of blues guitar, Joanna Connor has been blowing the boys away for decades.

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