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19 min ago | Chicago Reader

Dispatches from girl world

Most of what I know about close, lifelong female friendships-the all-consuming kind, that start in the sandbox, continue through confidences about first periods and first gropings with boys, and survive marriage and children -comes from books.

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4 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sat 8/30: Artopia, Northwestern Wildcats, and...

The Chicago Urban Art Society hosts local artists and performers to create an art utopia at Artopia.

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7 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Pour it on: Rivers of fickle concrete run through Chicago

If you answered, "c," fresh concrete, then you probably already know a little about the rivers of beige-gray flowing around Chicago this summer.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Allston Accused by HFT Rival of Manipulating Prices on CME

High-frequency trading firm Allston Trading LLC was accused by a competitor of manipulating prices on CME Group Inc.'s exchange, three people with knowledge of the proceeding said.

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Chicago Tribune

Second person denied bail in July slaying in South Chicago

David Radford, 21, a second person charged in a July 6 shooting that killed a man and injured two others.

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Examiner.com

Chicago Theater AA: Announcements & Auditions

Announcements The theater management firm KMP Artists and Chicago Children's Theatre will send Red Kite, Brown Box on a national tour in 2015-2016.

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C.S. Lewis on Stage returns to Provision Theater in Chicago this fall

Provision Theater Company launches its 2014-2015 Season with the return of C.S. LEWIS ON STAGE, written by C.S. Lewis and adapted by Tom Key.

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Daily Herald

Chicago man delivers his baby girl oon Edens expressway

Lincolnwood officials say an off-duty paramedic delivered his baby girl after making an emergecy stop on the Edens Expressway near Touhy Ave. Daniel Lynch of the Evanston Fire Department and his wife, Elizabeth, were on their way to a local hospital early Friday morning when they pulled over to deliver the baby.

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Examiner.com

Neglected pup surrendered to busy animal control in Chicago

On August 7, an eight-month-old pup named "Prince" was surrendered to the Chicago Animal Care and Control facility in Illinois.

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StreetsBlog.org

Chicago: Kempf Plaza Has All the Right Ingredients for a Great Public Space

Giddings Plaza is used in all types of weather. This photo was taken in early April.

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BroadwayWorld.com

River North Dance Chicago's 25th Anniversary Season to Open with ...

Celebrating a milestone 25th Anniversary Season, River North Dance Chicago forges into the fall with "Silver: 25th Anniversary Fall Engagement," October 8 - 11, 2014 at the Harris Theater .

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Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Fri 8/29: Noir City, North Coast Music Festival, and Taste of Polonia

It's day one of Noir City: Chicago 6, a week-long film festival devoted to international noirs from France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Argentina, and the UK.

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Chicago Tribune

Big Hurt takes swing at restaurant business in Berwyn

Frank Thomas, former White Sox first baseman and Hall of Famer, at a ceremonial groundbreaking today for the Big Hurt Brewhouse in Berwyn.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Saint Xavier Opens New Student Veteran Resource Center on Chicago Campus

Vice President of Student Affairs John Pelrine; Dr. Paul DeVito, SXU Provost; SXU Pres.

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago police Cmdr. Evans dedicated, has detractors

When Chicago police rolled up last summer on a Woodlawn block in response to complaints of a loud outdoor party, leading the charge was Glenn Evans, then the top commander of that South Side police district.

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Chicago Tribune

Mechanic denies lying to Chicago police out of fear of gang retaliation

Federal prosecutors allege a West Side auto mechanic was so terrified of implicating gang kingpin Jason Austin in the 2008 murders of an off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion that he lied to investigators to help Austin's alibi.

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Daily Herald

North Chicago Health Center holds patient appreciation day

The North Chicago Health Center in conjunction with the North Chicago Center for the Arts is holding a patient appreciation day from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept.

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Chicago Reader

Bit Bash puts Chicago's indie-gaming scene in the spotlight

You can hardly throw a game token ten feet without hitting a vintage arcade bar in certain Chicago neighborhoods.

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ABA Journal

Federal judge says mom sued too late accusing Chicago officials of cover-up in son's death

It wasn't until a report was issued earlier this year by a top Chicago law firm at the conclusion of an unusual court-driven investigation that Nanci Koschman decided to sue city police and Cook County prosecutors over the way her son's death investigation was handled.

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Chicago Reader

African great Amadou 'Balaké' Traore dead at 70

Yesterday one of Africa's greatest and most dynamic singers and bandleaders, Amadou "BalakA©" Traore, died in Ouagadougou, the capital of his native Burkina Faso, at the age of 70. In recent years he was one of the key vocalists in the veteran pan-African salsa juggernaut Africando, but starting in the 60s he was a true journeyman, settling in ... (more)

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