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  1. Enough with the 'Footloose'/EDM nonsense at the Congress TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    As first reported by Darryl Holliday at DNAinfo.com - and subsequently repeated by every other blog in town, most of which made superficial comparisons to the 1984 film Footloose - troubled Congress Theater owner Erineo "Eddie" Carranza has signed a city-crafted plan of operation for the venue that prohibits him or any future owner from hosting the ... (more)

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  2. Try to do something nice - and face a year in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Though he's been living in a small town in Southwestern Michigan for the last few years, Darren Robbins is a familiar face in the Chicago music scene.

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  3. It's (finally?) Jane Byrne's turnRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Shortly before Chicago's City Council officially honored former Mayor Jane Byrne by naming the Water Tower Plaza after her , her name had been thrown about quite a bit.

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  4. Demoted worker kills self, wounds CEO in Loop shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago high-rise office building in the city's bustling financial district, police said.

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  5. CPD leaves commander in post despite DNA testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is leaving a West Side police commander in his post despite an April recommendation by the city's Independent Police Review Authority that his police powers be stripped.

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  6. Where do Chicago's bats hang out?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    But it didn't take long for him to be disabused. "I saw it twitch real quick," he says.

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  7. Jane Byrne to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The Chicago City Council voted Wednesday to honor Jane Byrne by renaming the plaza surrounding the historic Water Tower building on Michigan Avenue after her.

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  8. Jane Byrne closer to getting memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The Chicago City Council Finance Committee unanimously voted Tuesday to honor Jane Byrne by renaming the plaza surrounding the historic Water Tower building on Michigan Avenue after her.

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  9. The birth of a communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago is famous for its ethnic neighborhoods. And there's a funny thing about them.

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  10. How do climate scientists sleep at night?Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    This summer WBEZ has been reporting a lot on water and the Great Lakes. But this week we are beginning a series that puts a twist on that - it is called After Water.

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  11. Chicago sorting kids into separate high schools by achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    This spring, at grammar schools all across Chicago, thousands of eighth graders donned caps and gowns and walked across auditorium stages to receive their elementary school diplomas.

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  12. Sister cities: Chicago's international familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    We use the word "sister" when we talk about our siblings or sometimes our best friends, people who are so close they might as well be family. 1 comment

  13. Developer defends record on affordabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Jay Michael's brand, FLATS Chicago, has converted seven residential properties on Chicago's far North Side to market-rate housing.

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  14. Distressed condo programs turns units back into apartment rentalsRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A construction worker tears out and puts in new drywall in a nine-unit building on 80th Street and St. Lawrence Avenue on Chicago's South Side.

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  15. Emanuel backs minimum wage hike to $13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday he is backing a plan to boost the city's minimum wage to $13 an hour.

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  16. Chicago embracing creative treats at neveriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    While some Chicago foodies are still swooning over doughnuts, cronuts or wonuts, others have moved on to the sweet treat taking over Chicago's Mexican ice cream shops.

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  17. Chicago embracing creative treats at neveriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    While some Chicago foodies are still swooning over doughnuts, cronuts or wonuts, others have moved on to the sweet treat taking over Chicago's Mexican ice cream shops.

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  18. Chicago's top chefs join Ald. Ed Burke to urge limits on antibiotic useRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Ald. Ed Burke proposed a resolution to support antibiotic restriction bills in Congress and restaurateur Ina Pinkney is among the restaurant community's biggest supporters of limitations on antibiotic use.

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  19. World Cup excitement reaches the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    American Outlaws Ty Gries and Jay Campbell show their support for the U.S. men's national team May 27. In Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood, a group of twenty-somethings is playing soccer on artificial turf made slippery by a gentle falling rain.

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  20. Almost 200 lose jobs as Chicago window maker closesRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Almost 200 workers on Chicago's Southwest Side are losing their jobs at a window manufacturer whose owner helped build a Goose Island factory where laid-off workers staged a notorious 2008 occupation.

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