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An Expanded Chicago South Side Film Festival Kicks Off With A Tribute To House Music

Back for a third year, the South Side's first and only film festival continues to amplify the work of local filmmakers.

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Is Summer Over Or Does It End In Mid-September? It’s Debatable

Some people use meteorological seasons and other prefer astronomical seasons. Everyone's wrong. And right.

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Chicago Graduated More Seniors This Year. How Did Your School Do?

The school district said that gains by African-American students are one of the biggest drivers behind the improved numbers.

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Summer Isn’t Over Yet: Chicago’s Fall Will Likely Be Warmer Than Usual, Experts Say

The city isn't expected to be any rainier or drier than normal this fall.

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Chicago Approves $33 Million For School Police Despite Student Criticism

Students from Voices of Youth in Chicago Education said they felt silenced during meetings meant to promote community input, and that having officers in schools at all made them feel less safe.

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Young West Pullman Author Found Strength Through Art — And Encourages Kids To Do The Same

The 20-year-old author and artist will exhibit her work for the first time at Melanated Queen Productions in Homewood next month.

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Thousands Of Pot Convictions To Be Cleared Quickly As Kim Foxx Uses New Technology To End ‘Legacy Of Mass Incarceration’

"Illinois has an opportunity to address the wrongs caused by the failed war on drugs," Foxx's office said.

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Ban Farm Animals In Chicago? Ald. Lopez Wants Tighter Regulations After Goats, Gators And More Found

"Obviously, farm animals belong on a farm, not in an urban environment like this," said Ald. Ray Lopez (15th).

The Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus Has $2,500 Scholarships For College Students. Here’s How To Get It

Students attending an accredited two or four year university may be eligible for a $2,500 scholarship.