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Overworked Social Workers, Underserved Kids: As CPS Works To Fill 100+ Vacancies, ‘Kids Are Getting Shortchanged,’ Teachers Say

"I feel like I have to turn hurting children away," said one social worker, while others described the situation as a mental health crisis, especially for general education students.

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Dogs, Cats Left Homeless During Oklahoma Storms Are Coming To Chicago And They Need Your Help

Hundreds of homeless animals will need foster and permanent homes when they arrive in Chicago on Friday.

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This May Was The Wettest One Ever In Chicago’s History

And don't hate the messenger, but ... more rain is coming.

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Hundreds Of Kids Unite For ‘Performapaloozathon’ At The People’s Music School

The Saturday all-day concert event will feature students of all ages and skill levels.

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There Is No ‘Magic Wand’: Lightfoot Says New Violence Prevention Strategy Will Take Time

“A lot of what we are seeing out there is crimes of poverty and we have to invest in the South and the West Side,” Lightfoot said.

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It’s Not Just You: This Spring Has Been Unusually Rainy And Cold

Chicago's had more than a foot of rain this spring and more is coming.

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Chicago Lost Another 10,000 Residents Last Year, According To New Census Data

The city's population has been declining since 2014, when it was home to an estimated 2,728,524 people.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ‘Ends’ Aldermanic Veto Power On First Day In Office

In addition, the order seeks to create a paper trail to record how — and when — aldermen have weighed in on official actions.