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Man Found Not Guilty In 2014 Chatham Porch Murder

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 36-year-old man has been released from jail after he was acquitted of a 2014 murder in the South Side Chatham neighborhood. 162 more words

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Three West Nile Virus Deaths Reported In Cook County

CHICAGO (CBS) — Three people who died after testing positive for West Nile virus in Cook County this month are the first West Nile-related deaths in Illinois this year, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. 136 more words

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Retailers Warn Against Possible Cook County Soda Tax

CHICAGO (CBS) — Retailers were speaking out Wednesday amid published reports Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is considering a new tax on sugary soft drinks, up to a penny an ounce. 210 more words

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Cook County Hosts Preparedness Fair In Wake Of Attacks In NY, NJ, Minnesota

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County Department of Homeland Security officials were at Daley Plaza on Tuesday to teach people how to stay safe in an emergency, whether a natural disaster or an act of terrorism. 253 more words

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Why we CANNOT re-elect the same governor and mayor in IL

CPS Teachers Asked to Take 7% Pay Cut—Bound to attract the Finest

First, here’s a 2016 Chicago Public School Library:

The unused library at Paderewski Elementary.

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Cook County's Trauma Center Marks 50th Anniversary

The former chairman of the unit from 1982 to 2002, Dr. John Barrett, says the trauma center began in a dining room on the third floor of the old Cook County Hospital. 449 more words

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"Is This It?" Evans's Attempted Transparency Fix Raises Even More Doubts

On August 12th, Timothy Evans, Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, sent this letter to all judges operating in the Circuit Court of Cook County. 279 more words

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