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CTA Now Giving Away ‘Baby On Board’ Buttons To Help Pregnant Riders

The CTA will mail pregnant people a "baby on board" button so other travelers can give up their seat to the wearers.

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Need A Job? Here’s An Employment Fair Happening Friday On The West Side

Over 20 companies and organizations will be looking to hire at tomorrow's employment fair.

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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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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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Chicago Beaches Are Facing Dangerous Waves, Rip Currents Friday

Waves could hit 6 feet tall on Friday, and every beach has a swim ban in place.