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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Neighborhoods that are 'too black' don't gentrifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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