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

    17 hrs ago | 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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  2. CPD leaves commander in post despite DNA testRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | 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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  3. Where do Chicago's bats hang out?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  4. 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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  5. Jane Byrne closer to getting memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 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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  6. The birth of a communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

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

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

    Sunday Jul 20 | 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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  8. Chicago sorting kids into separate high schools by achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | 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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  9. Sister cities: Chicago's international familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | 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

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

    Thursday Jul 10 | 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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  11. Distressed condo programs turns units back into apartment rentalsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | 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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  12. Emanuel backs minimum wage hike to $13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Emanuel ribs Clinton over 'dead broke' comment at book tour stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks about her new book, "Hard Choices," with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel during a stop on her book tour Wednesday.

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  19. The red X: Myths and meaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    While walking around her Logan Square neighborhood Chicagoan Poppy Coleman noticed something peculiar about two rundown buildings: They bore metal signs emblazoned with a large red "X."

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  20. Watch Chicago's 2nd Ward fly north over the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Last week we looked at where Rahm Emanuel had support in his 2011 election and how that might shift, but one of the major pieces of geography that will change in 2015 are the boundaries themselves.

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