Linden Allen reviews dog tags while volunteering at the National Veterans Art Museum. Allen and four other veterans are reviewing tens and thousands of dog tags, ensuring there is one to represent each member of the armed forces killed as a result of the Vietnam War.Kelly Bauer/DNAinfo Chicago

Who Cleans All Those Veteran Dog Tags In Museum Exhibit? Young Veterans

"It's kinda surreal going through each name because each dog tag is an exponential loss," one volunteer said. "It's not just one person. Can you imagine how many people you know if you were lost?"

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Denying Rumors, Rahm Says He Won’t Appoint Interim 20th Ward Alderman To Replace Disgraced Cochran Before Election

Rumors that the mayor might make a last-minute appointment to fill Ald. Willie Cochran's vacant seat prompted one concerned citizen to start a petition.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Would Lincoln Yards, The 78 Subsidies ‘Deepen Inequity’ In Chicago? Coalition Calls For Study Before Vote

The area between Bucktown and Lincoln Park slated to become Lincoln Yards is “hardly blighted and not in need of a city subsidy," one pastor said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Police Union Wants Feds To Investigate Kim Foxx Over Smollett Investigation

"I don't think justice was done here today," union President Kevin Graham said.