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Fri04182014

Blagojevich To Start Working In Prison Library

    CHICAGO (CBS) – Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has headed from the kitchen to the library at the federal prison in suburban Denver, as he continues his 14-year sentence for corruption charges.

    WBBM Newsradio's John Cody reports Blagojevich's former defense attorney Sam Adam Jr. said the ex-governor began his prison sentence in March like any other

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    Chicago Firefighter Dies After Cardiac Arrest

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      The Chicago Fire Department has suffered another loss after the death of a firefighter who collapsed after returning from a fire call.

      Department spokesman Will Knight says the firefighter's name isn't yet being released, pending notification of family members.

      Authorities say the firefighter was an 18-year veteran of the department who died late

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      F in Attendance for City Schools

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        A Tribune investigation has found that nearly 32,000 Chicago students in public elementary schools — or roughly 1 in 8 — missed four weeks or more of class during the 2010-11 year, as the cash-strapped district does little to stem a devastating problem.

        For the Chicago Public Schools, the empty seats undermine efforts to boost achievement and

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        ‘We Want Justice’ for Boy Shot by Cops: Mom

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          Hoping to keep public attention on the death of a 15-year-old boy killed by police last week, a group marched through a South Side neighborhood Sunday afternoon for the second day in a row.

          Dakota Bright was killed after police said he pointed a gun at officers Thursday afternoon in the 6700 block of South Indiana.

          But family members at the

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          Bronzeville’s 86th Annual Veterans Day Parade kicks off Monday

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            King Drive between 43rd and 35th streets is the place to be Monday at 9:30 a.m.

            The 86th Annual Veterans Day Parade will kick off at 43rd and King Drive at 9:30 a.m. U.S. Army veteran and Illinois Secretary of State Jesse While will serve as Grand Marshal. Parade organizers will also feed homeless veterans during a special luncheon at Mother

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