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  1. Rejected by landlords, voucher holder fights backRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Tiara is a African-American mother of two small children who longed for a better Chicago public school for her six-year-old son.

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  2. Selling bikes, watches and civic prideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    What if the answer to saving a great old American city is what made the city great in the first place: Quality stuff, made right at home.

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  3. Art takes on street harassment of womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    I hear this from men on a regular basis. Walking in any neighborhood. Waiting in line anywhere.

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  4. CPS questions students without parent consent in ISAT investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Students at Drummond Montessori elementary school were questioned today by CPS Law Department officials at school.

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  5. The real hawk lives of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 19 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Editor's note: This episode of the Curious City podcast includes a story about the resurgence of Cooper's Hawks in Chicago.

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  6. 5 'Good Food' discoveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Lance Avery sells four different types of pastured, heritage pork sausage made with bacon under the Big Forks Brand.

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  7. Irish master craftsman builds traditional furniture, some really tinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    It's St. Patrick's Day and lots of folks especially here in Chicago are celebrating the manifold contributions of the Irish.

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  8. Oprah Winfrey selling Harpo Studios in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Oprah Winfrey is selling Harpo Studios in Chicago to a developer, but the studio will remain on the property for another two years.

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  9. Good Food Festival kicks off in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Farmers markets have doubled in the United States over the last decade. That same decade has seen the rapid growth of Chicago's Good Food Festival that happens this weekend.

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  10. A benefit for Harvey 'the Snake' MandelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Harvey "the Snake" Mandel is a legend on the Chicago blues scene, having done time as a member of Canned Heat, John Mayall's Blues Breakers, and the Chicago Blues Reunion, as well as being celebrated as "the king of sustain" and the man who perfected hammer-on's while Eddie Van Halen still was in short pants.

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  11. How much road salt ends up in Lake Michigan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Editor's note: This episode of the Curiuos City podcast includes an audio story about road salt.

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  12. Pet coke only the latest pollution threat on the Southeast sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Mounds of pet coke can be seen on the property of KCBX Terminals on Chicago's Southeast side.

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  13. Episode 2 of Jim + Carmel's TV + DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    On the second episode of our new podcast critiquing the best and worst of the current offerings on television and on the dining scene in Chicago , Carmel Carrillo and I review Season 2 of House of Cards on Netflix and The Americans on FX, with a few bonus thoughts from Carmel on ABC's Scandal .

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  14. Packing in the paczkisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Custard and jelly filled doughnuts called paczki will line store and bakery shelves in Chicago for the next few weeks.

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  15. Can Chicago become a new Hollywood - of the Midwest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    City within a city? A facade of Chicago on the set of Mindgames, a TV series shooting at Cinespace Chicago.

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  16. Brave the cold! Lou Reed tribute and winter dance party at the BottleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    An impressive roster of Chicago musicians will take the stage on Sunday at the Empty Bottle to pay tribute to the late Lou Reed, with whom 99 out of 100 bands that play the Empty Bottle probably wouldn't be around today.

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  17. A fresh look at Freedom WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    If you ride the Brown Line or the Purple Line through Chicago's River North neighborhood, you've probably seen this list of names .

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  18. Can you hear us now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Doug Schenkelberg listens to radio all the time, but he recently noticed that he gets static at a particular intersection in downtown Chicago.

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  19. Emanuel: Pet coke 'not wanted'Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Petroleum coke is seen loaded on barges from KCBX Terminal's facility along the Calumet River.

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  20. Chicago officials say suspending students does more harm than goodRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    But instead, the Wells Community Academy freshman sat across the table from a jury of her peers, and together they decided on a response that would keep her in school.

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