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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Brothers Book Club

    The Brothers Book Club
    Our club: We are The Brothers Book Club, and we were founded in Los Angeles more than 15 years ago. Members live in Chicago; Los Angeles; Oakland and Palm Springs, Ca.; Washington D.C.; and South Plainfield, N.J. Our meetings: We meet quarterly and...
  • Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes wins home run derby

    The 2013 home run derby champion lit up the park again and defended his title. In the derby final, Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes outslugged Reds third baseman Todd Frazier, 9-1, to win the MLB All-Star home run derby at Target Field in...
  • Recap: American League 5, National League 3

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: American League 5, National League 3 American League 5, National League 3: New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter went 2-for-2 and scored a run in his 14th and final All-Star Game while MVP Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels...
  • Speculation surrounds Carl Crawford as non-waiver trade deadline looms

    The non-waiver trade deadline looms later this month, and you can expect more contenders and bottom feeders will do what the Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have already done. The A’s bulked up; the Cubs dumped salary. Here’s a look at some...
  • 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...
  • Game roundup: Oakland's Kazmir earns 11th win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3 -- Angels, Tigers games added Game roundup: Oakland's Kazmir earns 11th win SAN FRANCISCO -- Scott Kazmir capped a brilliant personal first half with one of his best efforts of the season, striking out nine and...
  • Game roundup: Kershaw's scoreless streak ends

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5 -- final update. Releads with Dodgers-Padres, adds Twins-Mariners Game roundup: Kershaw's scoreless streak ends LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw had his scoreless-innings streak snapped at 41, but he pitched a...