(Clockwise from top left) Kimball, Wyatt, Art and Orion will be among the pets up for adoption at PAWS' Adopt-a-Thon on Friday and Saturday.Provided

PAWS Has An Adopt-A-Thon This Weekend: Meet 10 Of The Animals Who Will Be There

The Adopt-a-Thon is important because homeless animals face a higher risk of being euthanized during the holiday season, according to the shelter.

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‘Ladies Of Logan Square’ Events Aim To Unite, Empower Neighborhood’s Small Business Owners

"There [are] a lot of women who own awesome businesses in Logan Square. ... this is a great way to get those people in front of more people," co-founder Mary Nisi said.

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Scraped Knees, A Bee Infestation And A Bloody Concussion Leave Sabin Parents Begging CPS For New Playground

"Some transparency would be nice." Parents of children at the majority-Hispanic school in Wicker Park want to know if and when their children will get to play on a playground.

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West Humboldt Park Shooting Wounds Man

The shooting happened Wednesday in the 4300 block of West Potomac Avenue.