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Thu04172014

Red Line Construction Hits CTA Riders

    The Chicago Transit Authority's crumbling Red Line tracks south of Roosevelt Road shut down Sunday for the largest construction project in the transit authority's history, and riders have mixed reviews on navigating the closures.

    Commuters must find an alternate way to get where they are going for the next five months via new routes on different

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    4 Dead, 14 Wounded in Weekend Violence

      Three people were fatally shot in the head and another shot dead in the chest in weekend violence that wounded at least 14 others across Chicago, according to police.

      The most recent fatality to strike the weekend occured at 9:10 p.m. in the 6800 block of South Lowe Avenue when shots were fired into a group of people, striking a 30-year-old woman

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      Teens Accused of Gang Rape, Posting Video on Facebook

        Three Chicago teens accused of gang-raping a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint and posting the video to Facebook will face charges as adults, Cook County prosecutors announced Friday.

        A judge ordered Justin Applewhite, 16, Kenneth Brown, 15, and Scandale Fritz, 16, each held on $900,000 bond. The teens each face one count of aggravated criminal sexual

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        CTU Holds March, Rallies Against School Closings

          Teachers, parents and students marched on the South and West Sides Saturday in the beginning of a three-day protest against the shuttering of 54 Chicago schools.
          Organized by the Chicago Teachers Union, the protest is expected to continue into Monday evening with rallies at the Daly Plaza and City Hall.

          More than 100 people were seen Saturday

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          Obama Urges Morehouse Grads to Serve Others

            ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, on Sunday told graduates of historically black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college and use it to improve people’s lives.

             

            Noting the Atlanta school’s mission to cultivate, not just e

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