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Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)

Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more.
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more. « Show less

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  • West Coast trip presents its share of obstacles for high-flying Orioles

    West Coast trip presents its share of obstacles for high-flying Orioles
    The Orioles’¬†early afternoon¬†start time Thursday was supposed to get the team in the air and to the West Coast at a decent hour. But after their 14-inning win over the Rays -- a five-hour, 14-minute marathon that ended with a 3-2 victory -- the...
  • Blog: Study released on principal turnover, including Baltimore's, takes critical look at impact on schools

    A recent study commissioned by New Leaders for New Schools and conducted by RAND Corp., shows that first-year principals and becoming less likely to stay in their schools after one or two years, and that a churning principal pool can have a negative...
  • City school evaluations show problems in instruction

    City school evaluations show problems in instruction
    As the Baltimore school system prepares to implement a more stringent curriculum next year, sample evaluations of more than two dozen schools show that many are struggling with how to effectively teach children. In an evaluation of teachers' instruction,...
  • Orioles have some interest in Francisco Cordero

    Orioles have some interest in Francisco Cordero
    The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source. Although discussions are not considered far along, the Orioles have inquired about the 36-year-old right-hander, who has...
  • Arts and humanities honorees

    Arts and humanities honorees
    2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS •Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt. •Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y. •Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago •Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
  • Patriots Training Camp

    Patriots Training Camp
    Site: Fields located behind Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. Practice: Veterans report July 23. July 24-27 practices start at 9:15 a.m. More practices to be announced at patriots.com/trainingcamp. Daily practice sessions are free and open to the...
  • Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety

    Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety
    Living in a city that had 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicagoans could be forgiven for envying the residents of Indianapolis. Imagine living in a place where homicides have been reduced by more than half in the past two decades, where...
  • Donaldson's walk-off propels A's past Orioles

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Donaldson's walk-off propels A's past Orioles OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics trailed 4-2 entering the bottom of the ninth inning Friday night, and it looked as if the Baltimore Orioles...
  • Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis

     Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis
    It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side. If a humanitarian crisis is, as...
  • NFL Training Camp dates, details

    The Sports Xchange NFL Training Camp dates, details Following is the training camp list of sites and rookie and veteran reporting dates. --Note: The first official practice of training camp for each club at the site designated is generally held the day...
  • Former Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija sells Lakeview condo for $600K

    Former Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija sells Lakeview condo for $600K
    Recently traded Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija on Friday sold his three-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot condominium unit in the Southport Corridor area of west Lakeview for $600,000. A Valparaiso native who will earn $5.345 million this year,...
  • Mariners edge angry A's

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Mariners edge angry A's SEATTLE -- The smirk on Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin said it all late Friday night, after a hyped pitching duel lived up to the expectations and the game against the...