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  1. Neighborhoods that are 'too black' don't gentrifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The researchers found that most neighborhoods in Chicago that have seen dramatic gentrification are neighborhoods that were not predominantly black.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Passing through: Union Station as Amish transit hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Editor's note: In producing this story, producer Katie Klocksin quotes several people of Amish background.

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  5. CTA charges kids full fares to get to summer school, job programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    In what appears to be another stumble in the city's transition to the new Ventra fare-collection system, thousands of young Chicagoans are paying more in train and bus fares than they should be this summer.

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  6. Emanuel, aldermen expected to introduce telephone tax increaseRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicagoans would see their telephone taxes jump this fall in order to help ease the city's massive public worker pension crisis, under a proposal Mayor Rahm Emanuel and dozens of aldermen are expected to introduce on Wednesday to the City Council.

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  7. Chicagoans swap homemade treats at monthly meet upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Recent offerings at a Chicago Food Swap included beet mustard, peanut butter fudge, duck eggs, cookies, pickled vegetables and more.

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  8. Chicago principals say they operate under 'gag order'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Principal Troy LaRaviere was one of only a few principals to speak against budget cuts announced last July.

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  9. Chicagoans nearly 6 times more likely to be shot by police than New Yorkers areRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    On April 30 last year Ortiz Glaze says he was barbecuing with friends, neighbors and church members when police cars rode up.

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  10. City Council panel passes plastic bag banRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago aldermen are considering whether to bar retail chains in the city from handing out plastic carryout bags to customers.

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  11. How prominent Chicagoans handled their first tweetRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Today is Twitter's 8th birthday, marked by the first tweet ever sent, a short introduction from Chairman Jack Dorsey at 3:50 p.m. on March 21, 2006.

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  12. Do our icy winters and sweltering summers make us the toughest?Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicagoans suffer through low lows and high highs as the seasons change. But do we have to deal with the worst of both ends? During this season of multiple polar vortices, we Chicagoans have been told more than once to suck it up.

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  13. 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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  14. Louder Than A Bomb 2014 Indy finalsRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Held at the historic Playhouse Theater, this final Individual -- a.k.a. INDY-- competition is the culmination of month-long slam events.

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