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Chicago Holds City Jobs Fair on Friday

     

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    Hundreds of city jobs are available, according to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and people can get help applying for them on Friday.

    The City of Chicago is hosting a job fair at Kennedy King City College, 740 West 63rd Street, on Friday, November 9, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to a city news release, the Chicago Transit Authority,

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Teen, 14, Sexually Assaulted by 6 Men on West Side

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      Police are looking for a group of men who abducted and raped a teenage girl on the city's West Side.

      The 14-year-old was walking to school near 16th and Trumbull around 7:45 a.m. Monday, when she was forced into a car at gunpoint.

      She was then sexually assaulted by six men; the suspects are in their early 20's.

      Five of them have dreadlocks.

      Police

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Post-election Plea Deal for Jesse Jackson Jr.

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        CHICAGO, Illinois November 8, 2012 – A Chicago newspaper is reporting that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is in the midst of negotiating a plea deal with the feds for his alleged misuse of campaign funds – one day after the critical November election.

        The embattled son of civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson won re-election to his 10th term by 64% of

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        What can Chicago Expect from 2nd Obama Term?

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          While President Obama's reelection made Democrats happy across the country, none may be quite as thrilled as Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

          His close friendship with the President is seen as a possible factor in drawing federal funding to the city during the second Obama term.

          Emanuel expects funding for roads and mass transit and a push for education

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          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago