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Thu04242014

Community orgs protest outside Chicago Urban League

    Action Now and Kenwood Oakland Community Organization supporters demonstrated outside the Chicago Urban League's headquarters, 4510 S. Michigan, Thursday, April 11, 2013, in opposition of CUL President Andrea Zopp's support for Chicago Public Schools planned school closures. Zopp is also a member of the Chicago Board of Education. Defender/Worsom

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    Arrest in robbery caught on surveillance camera

      Bail is set at $750,000 for one of two men facing charges in the shooting of a Chicago shop owner whose resistance with a baseball bat was captured by a security camera.

      Fifty-three-year-old Cornell Mack was charged Thursday with attempted murder and armed robbery. Police are searching for the second suspect.

      A videotape shows Luis Quizhpe on

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      First lady, Emanuel ask for youth program money

        Principal Leonetta Sanders introduces First lady Michelle Obama to the students during her visit to Harper High School at Chicago's Englewood neighborhood Wednesday April 10, 2013. The first lady stressed education, telling the students the best thing they could do in life "is really be serious about education." She told them that if they stay

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        Convicted Beavers replaced on county board with ex-transportation official

          A committee of Cook County Democrats has chosen a former state transportation official who just paid off a pending ethics fine to replace a commissioner who was ousted after his tax evasion conviction.

          Stanley Moore was chosen Thursday after a dozen people made presentations in an effort to replace former Commissioner William Beavers. Among those

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          Voters to choose Jackson Jr.'s House successor

            Second Congressional District Democratic candidate Robin Kelly, pictured, is expected to win the race today over Republican challenger Paul McKinley to take the seat formerly held by Jesse Jackson Jr. Polls opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013 around the state for other local elections. Polls close tonight at 7 p.m. Defender/Worsom Robinson

            While

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