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Kitten Season Means Cats Are Flooding Chicago — But That’s Bad News For Shelters And Animal Lovers

One shelter got 53 kittens in January but that jumped by 240 percent to 127 in March when kitten season started.

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Hyde Park Lawmaker Under Fire For Flip-Flopping On Rent Control

"My concern is providing an option that is a Band-aid for an issue that requires stitches," Tarver said. "I don’t want to support something that’s ultimately not sustainable."

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95 Percent Of Chicagoans Listed As Gang Members By Chicago Police Are Black, Latino, Watchdog Audit Finds

Department officials cannot confirm gang designations “are based on reliable evidence” or ensure that the data “serves a legitimate law enforcement purpose,” according to the audit.

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Allergy Season Has Begun And — Thanks To Climate Change — It Could Be Brutal This Spring

Nice, warm weather this spring could make things even worse for people with allergies.

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Internet Failure Interrupts ‘Zombie PARCC’ At 125 Chicago Schools

The outage began in the morning when AT&T, the district’s service provider, accidentally cut through a fiber optic cable.

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Lincoln Yards, The 78 Tax Approved By Key Committee Ahead Of Rahm’s Last City Council Meeting

Several lame-duck aldermen face an agenda packed with measures from Emanuel’s bucket list.

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Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat, New Hyde Park Vegan Spot, Has A Plant-Based Version Of Chicken And Mild Sauce

Can't Believe It's Not Meat, a vegan and vegetarian spot specializing in plant-based comfort food, opened in Hyde Park this weekend.

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South Shore High School Won’t Become A Police Academy — At Least Not Yet, Alderman Says

CTU President Jesse Sharkey called the plan to turn the closed school into a police training academy "a slap in the face of the community."

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SWAN Day Chicago, Saturday At The Promontory, Celebrates Emerging Black Female Artists

The sixth annual event celebrating black women artists comes to the popular Hyde Park venue this weekend.