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No leads in Latasha Nevitt disappearance

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The one-year anniversary of the disappearance of a now 31-year-old wife and mother of three approaches with no inkling of how she vanished after leaving her home last October to walk to a convenience store nearly a mile away from her home.

Latasha Nevitt was reported missing Oct. 15, 2011, a few days

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Cook County adding 1,350 affordable housing units

CHICAGO (AP) — There will be more affordable housing in Cook County this year.

In a news release on Monday, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced the creation of more than 1,350 new affordable housing units in 2012.

The release says the new units are part of a push by Preckwinkle to

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Questions linger about Rep. Jackson's Hill future

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CHICAGO (AP) — His home in Washington is for sale. His wife says he'll come back to work only when a doctor approves. He vowed to return to the campaign by Labor Day, and then didn't.

Election Day is five weeks away, and Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. remains out of sight.

It's an absence, both from his job in

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Pastor leads march against violence in Chicago

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CHICAGO (AP) — Leading nearly 200 people on a prayer march through city neighborhoods, the pastor of a Chicago megachurch on Sunday challenged public officials and others to do more to curb violence.

"The city has gone wild. It's no longer just gang killing, it's random killing," said Bishop

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Chicago aims to hire more public school graduates

CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago says it will give hiring preference for some positions to those who have graduated from public high schools in the city.

The initiative is aimed at encouraging students to stay in school and graduate.

In hiring for select positions, the city's Department of Human

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