The owner of an Alaska-based poke shop, who is Hawaiian, teared up when describing the hoops she had to jump through to rebrand after receiving a cease and desist letter from Aloha Poke Co. Facebook

Aloha Poke Protesters Take Boycott To The Loop This Week

More than 162,000 people have signed an online petition against the Chicago-based Aloha Poke Co.

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City Vows To Keep Mexican Culture Alive In Pilsen, Little Village With New Affordable Housing Plan

A proposed new pilot program would increase the city’s affordable housing requirement from 10 to 20 percent in the neighborhoods.

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Bridgeport Businesses Targeted in Weekend Robberies, Police Say

Two business were robbed within 24 hours along South Archer Avenue, police said.

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Girl, 16, Raped And Robbed While Walking In Roseland, Police Say

Police are looking for a man who attacked a 16-year-old girl Monday in the 10900 block of South Michigan Avenue.