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  1. The life and times of the Chicago rabbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Our question about rabbits comes from Curious Citizen Jennifer Gadda, who says when she lived in San Francisco and New York, she hardly ever saw rabbits. Not so with her time in The Second City; the little guys were all over the parks or springing between grass and gravel.

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  2. Why do millions of Emanuel's 'neighborhood' dollars go to the area near McCormick Place?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Rendering of the planned Marriott Marquis Chicago. Significant portion of Neighborhoods Now cash tied to hotels and stadium near McCormick Place.

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  3. Signs point to Chicago as favorite for Obama libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago. Two Chicago schools and one each in New York and Honolulu are in the running for the library and presidential museum, and Obama is set to pick a winner within weeks.

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  4. Map: Where do WBEZ listeners get their coffee fix?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Public Radio listeners love their coffee. Metropolis and its flagship cafe in Edgewater was among the top picks from our Facebook followers.

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  5. Chicago enters phase two of mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago is bracing for phase two of the mayor's race. Incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to get more than 50 percent of the vote, which sets up an unprecedented showdown between Emanuel and the second place finisher, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

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  6. What's in a name? Legacy aldermanic candidates defend 'The Chicago Way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A few weeks ago, WGN news anchor Dan Ponce stood in front of a packed crowd in the echoey auditorium of Bateman Elementary School on Chicago's northwest side. He was there to moderate the 33rd ward aldermanic debate , a ward that he himself lives in.

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  7. What's in a name? Legacy aldermanic candidates defend "The Chicago Way"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A few weeks ago, WGN news anchor Dan Ponce stood in front of a packed crowd in the echoey auditorium of Bateman Elementary School on Chicago's northwest side. He was there to moderate the 33rd ward aldermanic debate , a ward that he himself lives in.

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  8. Where do mayoral candidates stand on Chicago's big issues?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicagoans go to the polls on Tuesday, Feb. 24 . We dug through debates and speeches to make voters a study guide of where candidates for Chicago Mayor stand on the big issues.

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  9. Gentrification and Jackie Robinson West Little LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The Jackie Robinson West All Stars baseball team stand on the field at their hometown ballpark in Chicago during a rally Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The team was stripped of its title Wednesday.

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  10. CTU president Karen Lewis speaks upRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    If 35 minutes behind a microphone after months of silence proves anything about Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, it's this: She hasn't changed much. Lewis spoke to a crowd of people for the first time since being diagnosed with a brain tumor last fall.

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  11. Studs Terkel's 1963 Train Ride to WashingtonRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Among the hundreds of thousands who joined Martin Luther King, Jr. for the 1963 March on Washington D.C for civil rights were some 800 Chicagoans who traveled there overnight by train. Chicago legend Studs Terkel went with them.

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  12. Hey Mayor! Teens talk Chicago politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    You may be noticing more political ads as the February municipal elections inch closer. The election determines the future face of City Hall: all 50 aldermanic seats are up, as well as the office of mayor.

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  13. Weird and wonderful things about ChicagoRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    There are a bunch of standard things that come to mind when locals and non-Chicagoans alike think of Chicago: Al Capone, deep dish pizza, soaring skyscrapers, sports teams, corrupt politicians, freezing winters and Oprah, just to name a few. If you're so over this narrow and stale view of this multifaceted town, we've got some hope for you.

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  14. Byrne celebrated as feisty, trailblazing mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Dignitaries and members of Jane Byrne's family celebrate the former Chicago mayor at her funeral Monday in Lincoln Park. Chicago said goodbye Monday to Jane Byrne, its first and only female mayor.

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  15. Photographer Richard Stromberg taught his craft to thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    He could be grouchy but Richard Stromberg's photography knowledge was unmatched and, during a teaching career that stretched more than 45 years, his tough love with students helped build a large following. Stromberg, a lifelong Chicagoan, died Friday morning at age 66 in Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, his wife Heidi Levin confirmed.

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  16. Remembering Chicago photographer Richard StrombergRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    He could be grouchy but Richard Stromberg's photography knowledge was unmatched and, over a teaching career that stretched over 45 years, his tough love with students helped build a large following. Stromberg, a lifelong Chicagoan, died Friday morning at age 66 in Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, his wife Heidi Levin confirmed.

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  17. Campus police: real deal or rent-a-cops?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Say you are driving around Chicago and you happen to run a red light. There are no Chicago police officers around, but there is a university police car right behind you.

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  18. Karen Lewis hands over leadership of Chicago Teachers unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is suffering from an undisclosed "serious illness" and will step aside as head of the organization, the union's vice president announced Thursday. At a press conference late Thursday afternoon, Vice President Jesse Sharkey announced that Lewis underwent a successful surgery on Wednesday, but declined to name Lewis' condition, citing her family's privacy.

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  19. Tensions and torches after the Great FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The Great Chicago Fire has been a key part of Chicago's identity since the fateful dry, windy night of October 8, 1871, when the O'Leary barn caught on fire. The blaze is represented by one of the stars on the city's flag.

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