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After Years Of Keeping Kids Safe On 75th Street, ‘Army Of Moms’ Bringing A New Education Center To Vacant Lot

The center, which features shipping container classrooms on the newly paved lot, is scheduled to open June 23, and will offer GED classes and more.

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Retired Chicago Firefighter Killed In Attempted Carjacking In Morgan Park

Dwain Williams, 67, joined the fire department in 1992. Police say he was stopping at a local popcorn shop when he was attacked.

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Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

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Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.