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With Hate Crimes Up 60%, Aldermen Say New Plan Is Needed

Seventy-seven hate crimes have been reported to the Commission on Human Relations by the police so far this year, Noriega said. In all of 2018, there were 78 hate crimes reported to police, Noriega said.

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Chicago’s The Most Dangerous City For Migrating Birds In The Fall. Here’s How To Help Them

Have you seen an injured or dazed bird? The Chicago Bird Collision Monitors can help. "These guys are like little tourists coming through Chicago."

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CPS Tallies Cost Of New Teachers Contract In 2020: $33M, But Six Strike Days Will Save $68M

The district plans to make up five days of school canceled by the strike by holding class on Nov. 27, the day before Thanksgiving, Jan. 2 and Jan. 3, June 17 and June 18.

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Here’s What The New CPS Calendar Will Be If 5 Days Are Added In

The days were added in to partially make up for days lost to the Chicago Teachers Union strike.

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In New CTA Board Game, You Must Fight Off Pigeon Swarms And More To Get Around Chicago

The game, called "EL: The Chicago Transit Adventure," will require Chicagoans to travel the city with an "L" train as their piece on the board.

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Sorry, Chicago: It Might Still Be Fall, But Winter Weather Is Sticking Around

The average temperatures for Chicago this time of year are in the 50s, but colder temps are in the forecast.

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Nonstop Christmas Carols Return To 93.9 Lite FM Tuesday

Christmas is weeks away, but 93.9 Lite FM will start playing holiday tunes on Tuesday.

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Alley Near Jefferson Park Blue Line Station Will Become A Pedestrian Plaza With Stage, Seating

Business owners and neighbors are being asked to give their feedback a new pedestrian plaza planned for the alley at 4870 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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You Can Adopt A Dog For Free At PAWS Event Saturday. Here’s Who You Could Take Home

PAWS will let you adopt a dog who's 7 months or older for free on Saturday.