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Stay in the loop with the Windy City’s biggest news.

Angela Cheng

The Rundown Podcast - Show Tile

Stay in the loop with the Windy City’s biggest news.

Angela Cheng

Red Line extension vote, new banking options on West Side, Pfleger reinstated

Chicago city council members will consider a plan to raise nearly a billion dollars to cover the long awaited extension of the Red Line. Faith leaders are partnering to bring a credit union to Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, the first in several years. Pastor Michael Pfleger is reinstated at St. Sabina.

Stay in the loop with the Windy City’s biggest news.

Angela Cheng

   

Chicago city council members will consider a plan to raise nearly a billion dollars to cover the long awaited extension of the Red Line. Faith leaders are partnering to bring a credit union to Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, the first in several years. Pastor Michael Pfleger is reinstated at St. Sabina.

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