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?"

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Who Will Win? $10 Million ‘Chicago Prize’ To Be Awarded To A Community-Led Project Thursday

Six South and West Side neighborhood coalitions are vying for the prize, which will fund one group's plans to create housing, jobs programs, health centers and more critical resources for underserved communities.

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Logan Square Target Finally Opening This Month

The store's soft opening is Aug. 12 and grand opening is Aug. 16, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Lakefront Restaurants Get OK To Reopen — But Beaches Still Closed

At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.