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There’s Still Time To Donate Toys For Children Of Incarcerated Mothers

The number of women in prisons is currently nearly eight times higher than it was in 1980. And 60 percent of women in state prisons have a child under the age of 18.

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Lawrence, Berwyn Red Line Stations Will Be Closed For More Than 3 Years, Possibly As Soon As 2020

The Argyle and Bryn Mawr stations will be closed for upgrades during that time, too, but the CTA will have temporary stations to replace those.

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Half Acre’s Balmoral Taproom Is Getting A Huge New Beer Garden And Bocce Court Starting Friday

The brewery's revamped beer garden will now seat 120 guests and have an outdoor bar and event area.

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Woman Fondled While Walking Outside Near DePaul, Police Say

The incident happened early Friday near Sheffield and Fullerton avenues.