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As Douglas Park Hosts More Music Fests, West Siders Ask: Is It Worth It?

There's big crowds, loud music, scarce parking and millions of dollars at stake. But the fests bring jobs, free tickets and the chance to showcase the neighborhood, too.

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Mayor Lightfoot, With Teachers Still On Strike, To Reveal Wednesday How She Plans To Plug Budget Hole

The big question Lightfoot will answer is how much of the budget deficit will have to be filled with a property tax hike.

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Elizabeth Warren Joins Teachers On Strike In Chicago: ‘Unions Are How We Have Power’

The presidential candidate joined striking teachers in Austin for a rally Tuesday morning.