Books in dumpster
Copies of books like "The Great Gatsby" and "Hiroshima" were photographed in what appears to be a dumpster. This photo was posted in a neighborhood Facebook group.Provided by Marty Hyams

Neighbors Angry After High School Dumped Dozens of Classic Books, But CPS Says They Were Outdated

CPS officials say the books were recycled and are conducting an "evaluation" of the confusing situation.

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Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Service At Troubled Bronzeville Post Office Improving, Ald. Says, But ‘Still Not Where It Should Be’

A lot less neighbors attended the meeting, but those who did are still not thrilled with the service at their neighborhood post office.

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South Side Aldermen Balk At Lightfoot’s Suggested Sites For Chicago’s Casino

The idea that a casino be built in Bronzeville is "appalling and offensive," Ald. Sophia King says. "It would be like putting a casino in Harlem.”

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It Could Feel As Hot As 115 Degrees This Weekend. Here’s How To Stay Safe (And Help Your Neighbors)

My Block, My Hood, My City is offering free fans and cold water to elderly people in the city who are in need.