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4 Hurt in South Side Shootings

    Ambulance - Revised

    Four people were wounded Monday afternoon and evening in separate shootings on the South Side.

    About 6:50 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot in the foot in what appeared to be a drive-by shooting, police said. After the shooting, which happened in the 400 block of East 71st Street, the man was taken in stroger good condition to John H. Stroger, Jr.

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Hostess May Survive

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      (AP) — Twinkie lovers, relax.

      The tasty cream-filled golden spongecakes are likely to survive, even though their maker will be sold in bankruptcy court.

      Hostess Brands Inc., baker of Wonder Bread as well as Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Ho's, will be in a New York bankruptcy courtroom Monday to start the process of selling itself.

      The company,

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Chicago Public Schools, Microsoft, United Way Team Up to Provide ‘Digital Literacy’

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        Mary Ann Moore-Lockhart says her two sisters didn't know a mouse "is not something you catch in a trap'' until they got computer training at a new Parent Engagement Center at Chicago's Libby School.

        The center is helping her sisters and others sharpen their digital skills and break down the digital divide, Moore-Lockhart, a Libby parent and a Libby

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        Chicago Man, 56, Charged in Stabbing at North Michigan Avenue Hotel

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          Authorities have charged a Chicago resident with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing Saturday evening at a North Michigan Avenue hotel, police announced early Monday.

          Jimmy Harris, 56, has been charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated battery with intent to do great bodily harm and one count of

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          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago