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West Town Neighbors Spend Night On Chicago Avenue To Support Protesters, Deter Looters

Neighbors said they wanted to simultaneously protect their small businesses from looting while supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.