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City opens website for youth summer jobs

    Pictured, Mayor Rahm Emanuel addresses the media at a restaurant in the Brigeport neighborhood shortly after being elected in 2011. Monday, April 8, 2013 the Mayor's Office announced that the city would begin taking applications for summer youth employment online. Defender/Taerynn Owens

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Windy City Hoops hoping basketball provides haven for kids

      Pictured, Demaris Johnson, left, and Javon Reynolds, right, look for a loose ball March 30, 2013 during a basketball game during the Windy City Hoops program at the Kennicott Park recreation center in Chicago. The program is designed to take thousands of kids off the violent streets and put them in a gym for a couple nights each weekend. (AP

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Cops: Woman joined grandson in husband's killing

        This photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Janet Strickland, 64, of Chicago. A statement released by the police Saturday, April 6, 2013, says that Strickland has been charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery in the shooting death of her husband, William Strickland, who was gunned down March 2 as he waited for a ride to

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        Roger Ebert's funeral Monday at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral

          Roger Ebert (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogas)

          The funeral for acclaimed film reviewer Roger Ebert will be Monday at Holy Name Cathedral in downtown Chicago.

          The legendary Chicago Sun-Times critic died Thursday at age 70 after a long battle with cancer. Ebert's service starts at 10 a.m. and will be open to friends and fans, but there will be limited

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          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago