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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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  • Oakland edges UIC 76-75

    Oakland edges UIC 76-75
    Guard Duke Mondy hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer as time expired to lift Oakland to a 76-75 Horizon League victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday at the O'Rena in Rochester, Mich. The successful shot erased a 75-73 Flames lead secured by a pair of...
  • Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike

    Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike
    Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation. Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
  • Art on a train exhibit kicks off in New York

    Art on a train exhibit kicks off in New York
    NEW YORK -- In this cosmopolitan city it's not unusual to see people sipping wine and listening to a live band as they did Friday night on the waterfront of the East River in Williamsburg. Less traditional were the brightly colored yurts, African...
  • Policing strategist named to head nationwide search for next South Bend chief

    Policing strategist named to head nationwide search  for next South Bend chief
    SOUTH BEND — A dollar certainly doesn’t go as far as it used to. But Mayor Pete Buttigieg is hoping a single dollar will go a long way in naming the next police chief. The mayor announced at a news conference Tuesday that Robert Wasserman,...
  • The search for a police chief

    Few would envy Robert Wasserman his current task. Wasserman, chairman of Strategic Policy Partnership, has been chosen by South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to conduct the search for the city's next police chief. Under the best of circumstances, Wasserman'...
  • Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'

     Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'
    Telegraph Avenue A Novel Michael Chabon Harper: 480 pp, $27.99 "Telegraph Avenue" is so exuberant, it's as if Michael Chabon has pulled joy from the air and squeezed it into the shape of words. A vibrant affection for a place, time and culture —...
  • Twinkies maker Hostess may liquidate after labor strikes

    Twinkies maker Hostess may liquidate after labor strikes
    Bankrupt Twinkies maker Hostess Brands Inc. has some hard choices to make after spending the weekend dealing with worker strikes. On Friday, Hostess-employed members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union...
  • A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income

    A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income
    On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads. Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
  • Love Notes: Love and the instant family

    Love Notes: Love and the instant family
    Relationships change. Love evolves. In the case of Lauren and Shannon Sullivan you'd have to add "and how!" Partners for 13 years, since they were both 21, Shannon and Lauren never anticipated the bumps, heartache and life-altering events that would...
  • San Diego brothers accused of defrauding sports fans

     
    Two San Diego brothers were indicted Wednesday on suspicion of defrauding sports fans by convincing them to pay for tickets, hotel accommodations and airline flights for out-of-town events and then failing to provide "nearly all the services." Anthony...
  • Rolling Stones announce 50th anniversary tour with Philadelphia date

     
    This may be the last time. That’s a Rolling Stones song, but it’s also always the specter hanging over the oft-proclaimed World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band – which just announced a nine-date tour to celebrate the...
  • ANOTHER EX-IRONPIG FINDS A JOB. ...

     
    It took a while, but another ex-IronPig has found a job. Kyle Hudson, who hit .253 in 79 games last year after coming over from Tampa Bay in a trade that put popular outfielder Rich Thompson in the major leagues, has signed on with Baltimore, the team...