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Terry Glover, Ebony Managing Editor, Dies at 57

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    (AP) — Terry Glover, the managing editor of Ebony magazine, has died of colon cancer at her Chicago home. She was 57.

    Ebony announced on its website that Glover died on Monday. Her husband, Kendall Glover, tells the Chicago Tribune that his wife had been fighting cancer for about two years.

    Terry Glover joined Ebony in 2006 and was appointed

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Minister Pushes for Holiday Honoring Harold Washington

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      CITY HALL — A South Side minister plans to formally ask the mayor in the new year to push for a citywide holiday celebrating Mayor Harold Washington, reports DNAinfo.com.

      "We are not going to accept 'no,'" said the Rev. Robert Floid Plump, president of the Harold Washington Foundation.

      Since declaring the campaign in the waning days of the Richard

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Chicago's 500th Homicide

        Crime Scene Revised

        Chicago has logged its 500th homicide of 2012.

        The last time the city reached the 500-homicide mark was in 2008, when the year ended with 512 killings. Last year, city records show Chicago had 435 homicides.

        On Thursday, officials with the Chicago Police Department said the city was one homicide away from the 500 mark. Hours later, a 40-year-old man

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        Parking Meter Rate Hike

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          Chicago soon will have the nation's most expensive downtown parking meters.

          On New Year's Day, meters in the city's downtown Loop area will begin charging $6.50 an hour — up from $5.75.

          A report from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency says the rate change will make Chicago the city with the most expensive metered parking.

          The company

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          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago