Cory Williams, Jamie McDowell, Casley Jackson, Javon Young, Robert Wade, Anthony Triplett and Gage Park Jazz coach Katie Hart. [Block Club Chicago/Lee Edwards]

The Gage Park Jazz Tackle The Special Olympics: ‘It Has To Be A Team Effort’

The team is one of Chicago's representatives in this year's Special Olympics. The team plays 13 sports a year including basketball, flag football, softball and track and field.

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Less Than 30 Percent Of Chicagoans Who Asked For Lead-Testing Kit Got Results, Officials Say

Data gathered as part of a study of 510 homes found that 22 percent of residences with new water meters had elevated levels of lead, the mayor’s office announced last week

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After Developer Nixes Demolition Plans, City Has Until Next Year To Make A Decision On Controversial Pilsen Historic Landmark District

Instead of razing three buildings on 18th Street, the developer now plans to rehab the buildings. Previously the Landmarks Commission and City Council would've been forced to make a decision on the district by August.

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Pilsen Nonprofit’s 45-Unit Affordable Apartment Plan Gets Mixed Reaction From Neighbors

If approved, the $20 million affordable housing building would be built at 1850 S. Racine Ave.