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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...
  • Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2013 class

    Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2013 class
    NAME, PREP SCHOOL AND/OR HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE Jamel Artis, Notre Dame Prep (Mass.), PITTSBURGH Chase Cormier, Fishburne Military / Milford Mill, GRAMBLING STATE Will Darley, Fishburne Military / Dulaney, UMBC Rodney Elliott, John Carroll, UMBC...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A's push back Hammel's next start

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange A's push back Hammel's next start OAKLAND, Calif. -- Struggling right-hander Jason Hammel's turn in the rotation will be skipped Friday when the A's open a three-game series against the Los Angeles...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 8/22 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    5 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters second round.--Golf 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One practice (in Spa, Belgium).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters second round.--Golf 11 a.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open qualifying.--CBSSN 11 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint...
  • Game roundup: Angels move into first with win over Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: Adds Nationals-Diamondbacks and Angels-Red Sox; more to come Game roundup: Angels move into first with win over Red Sox BOSTON -- C.J. Wilson and four relievers combined on a nine-hitter and the Los Angeles...
  • Recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3 Mets 7, Cubs 3: Wilmer Flores ripped a two-run single and Juan Lagares also drove in a pair of runs as host New York defeated Chicago for the second straight day. Matt den Dekker drew a bases-loaded walk and...
  • Game roundup: Rays climb to .500 with shutout

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: FINAL Game roundup: Rays climb to .500 with shutout ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays completed their long climb back to .500 on Friday night, beating the New York Yankees 5-0 at Tropicana Field....
  • Braves drop reeling A's, 7-2

    ATLANTA The Oakland A's have given Jason Hammel seven starts since they acquired him up, along with Jeff Samardzija, from the Cubs on July 4 by sending promising minor leaguers Addison Russell and Billy McKinney to Chicago. Oakland has lost six of...
  • Braves power past A's

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Fixes Hammel ERA with Oakland Braves power past A's ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves, who struggled against the team with the best record in the National League, are off to a much better...