Former employees of Stanley's Fruits and Vegetables were approached by a manager at a nearby Whole Foods two days after Stanley's abruptly closed and let go of the staff. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Chicago Businesses Step Up To Help Longtime Stanley’s Workers After Market’s Closure: ‘You Don’t Feel As Hopeless’

Representatives from Moreno's Liquors, Whole Foods and Akira showed up to give workers job applications as they picked up their final checks.

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$15 Million Donation To St. Ignatius College Prep Will Fund Scholarships For Minority Students

At least 20 students from the city's South and West sides will be awarded scholarships every year, school leaders said.

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Logan Square 100 Percent Affordable Housing Complex Advances As Commission Unlocks $10 Million In TIF Funding

The plan, which calls for 100 units of affordable housing next to the Logan Square Blue Line station, appears posed for final approval.

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Kenwood Academy’s Heating System Fails During Chicago’s Coldest Nov. 12 Ever — But Class Goes On

A record-low temperature of 7 degrees was recorded at O'Hare Tuesday morning, around the same time a motor failed in the school's heating system.