South Chicago, East Side

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How To Survive Thanksgiving With Your Family Post-Election

Whether you're fighting about Trump or dodging the dreaded "When are you getting married?" question, here's your guide to surviving Thanksgiving.

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Storm Drops Inch Of Snow On Chicago, But More Could Come This Weekend

The South Side got hit the hardest during Thursday morning's snowstorm.

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Chicago Is Colder Than Alaska Today (And Yes, This November Has Been Brutal So Far)

It's not your imagination: Tuesday is the 8th straight day in a row of below-normal temperatures for Chicago.

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Can King Drive Sparkle Like The Mag Mile This Holiday Season? Volunteers To Light Up South Side Stretch

My Block, My Hood, My City is collecting donations of holiday lights to put up near homes along King Drive.

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Snow Is Coming Thursday (But Don’t Worry, It’ll Be Minimal)

The 1- to 1.5-inch expected snowfall is a bit early. The city doesn't typically get its first significant snowfall until closer to December.

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Election Day Freebies Can Be A Legal No-No — But Chicago Businesses Found A Way To Do Them Anyway

The Field Museum, Stan's Donuts and Flowers For Dreams were among a slew of Chicago organizations that wanted to reward voters for heading to the polls.

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Thanks To Young Voters, Chicago Has Highest Midterm Turnout In 32 Years

More than 162,000 Chicagoans aged 25-34 voted in the midterm election on Tuesday.

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Young Voters Pack The Polls In Chicago, On Pace For Highest Midterm Turnout In 36 Years

Millennials are leading the charge in voter turnout, with people 25-34 casting the most ballots so far in Chicago.