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The Rundown Podcast - Show Tile

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

Election Day in Chicago, crime stats so far, Chicago State faculty strike

It’s Election Day in Chicago and candidates are making their final pitches to voters. The city released its crime numbers for the year so far. Faculty at Chicago State University are on strike.

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

Angela Cheng

   

It’s Election Day in Chicago and candidates are making their final pitches to voters. The city released its crime numbers for the year so far. Faculty at Chicago State University are on strike.

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