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CTA Holds Line on Base Fares, Increases Pass Costs

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    CTA base fares will not increase in 2013, but pass prices will go up--and fares from O'Hare International Airport will more than double in cost--under a $1.39 billion budget announced today.

    The 30-day pass will increase to $100, from $86 currently.

    Seven-day passes will rise to $28 from $23: 3-day passes will increase to $20 from $14: and 1-day

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    4 Hurt in South Side Shootings

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      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

      Woman Charged with Stalking Rev. Michael Pfleger

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        A Deerfield woman was charged Monday with stalking the Rev. Michael Pfleger — allegedly violating an order of protection he took out against the woman earlier this month.

        Lydia Kuzniar, 55, of the 1100 block of Montgomery Drive in Deerfield, was charged Monday afternoon with felony counts of stalking and aggravated stalking in violation of an

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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