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Mini Museum Popping Up In Shipping Container In Lawndale Community Garden

The first exhibit at the museum will be curated by local high school students and will focus on safety: "How to increase safety in the neighborhood, what makes people feel safe," the curator said.

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Want A Free Single-Family Home Renovated By HGTV’s Downing Brothers? Here’s How To Win It

You have until Sept. 15 to enter to win a free South Side home renovated by the famous Downing twins.

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After Decades Of Underrepresentation In The Census, State Rep. La Shawn Ford Aims To Increase West Side Count

Ford is hoping to pass the No Representation Without Population Act, which would ensure those in prison are counted in their home district.

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Families Of West Side Mass Shooting Victims Launch Fundraisers To Cover High Medical Bills, Funeral Expenses

The fundraisers would help pay for medical bills, rehabilitation and funeral expenses for two of the victims wounded in shootings in recent weeks.

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With No Selective-Enrollment Elementary Schools On The West Side, One School Is Working To Give Gifted Local Kids A Place To Thrive

There are 28 selective-enrollment elementary schools across the city. But not one of those schools is located on the West Side.

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Hannibal Buress Is Building An Arts And Technology Center For The Future Masterminds Of The West Side

"I think that the access itself will just help out a kid that might not have seen that as a real option," the comedian, a West Side native, said.

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As City Fights To Keep Police Academy Documents Hidden, Judge Wants Them To Explain Why

A No Cop Academy lawsuit will force the city to explain why 400 documents related to the $95 million training academy plan are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

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Some Black Kids Don’t Feel Welcome On The North Side. ‘Folded Map’ Artist Collaborated With Students To Find Out Why

A Chicago Park District program led by Tonika Johnson gives teens and young adults an opportunity to learn about the city — and themselves.

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After Mass Shootings Across Country — Including 2 In Lawndale — Lightfoot Calls For Mental Health Help

The city has spent "hundreds of millions of dollars on policing on the West Side" with barely any improvements in public safety over the last 30 years, Lightfoot said.