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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...
  • A's plan to stick with slumping Hammel

    The Sports Xchange A's plan to stick with slumping Hammel HOUSTON -- Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin gave no reason to believe that a change was imminent regarding Jason Hammel. The right-hander struggled again Wednesday in his fourth start since...
  • Hammel gets roughed up again as Astros rout A's, 8-1

    HOUSTON The official word isn't in, but Jason Hammel may have just pitched himself out of the Oakland starting rotation with an 8-1 loss to the Astros Wednesday. Hammel was one out away from getting out of the first inning having allowed just one run. By...
  • Recap: Astros 8, Athletics 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Astros 8, Athletics 1 Astros 8, Athletics 1: Robbie Grossman and Jon Singleton each swatted two-run homers and host Houston used a six-run first inning to claim the rubber match of the three-game set. Staked to the big early...
  • A's use six-run ninth to rally past Astros, 7-4

    HOUSTON The A's might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race. At just about the same moment that the Baltimore Orioles stung the second-in-the-west Angels with a 12-inning, 7-6 win, Brandon Moss beat...
  • Preview: Athletics at Astros

    The Oakland Athletics look to ride the momentum from a huge ninth inning into the rubber match of their three-game series against the host Houston Astros on Wednesday afternoon. League-leading Oakland managed just one run and five hits over the first...
  • Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 2: Adds Astros-A's and Rangers-Yankees Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox BOSTON -- Melky Cabrera homered from each side of the plate and drove in five runs, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey baffled Boston...
  • MLB roundup: Rockies' Morneau returns from DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Rockies' Morneau returns from DL The Colorado Rockies activated first baseman Justin Morneau and left-hander Boone Logan from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday and called up rookie infielder Cristhian Adames from...
  • Rick Gosselin: Callahan sticks with Cowboys

    OXNARD, Calif. Bill Callahan is a football coach. And coaches coach. Where doesn't matter. It could be Flagstaff, Ariz., Carbondale, Ill., Lincoln, Neb., Philadelphia, Oakland or Dallas. Callahan has coached there and more. You are given players, and...