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Students help bring sustainability to Chicago’s professional sports

In addition to donning team colors, sports stadiums in Chicago will become ‘greened’ as part of the Sustainable Chicago Sports Project, an environmental conservation effort led by the Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition, the city of Chicago and the University of Chicago. The project will engage fans, sports teams and venues through a large-scale engagement campaign […]

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Joseph Neubauer elected chairman of University of Chicago’s Board of Trustees

The University of Chicago’s Board of Trustees has elected Joseph Neubauer, MBA’65, as its next chairman. Neubauer will begin his three-year term as chairman after the board’s annual meeting on May 28. Neubauer succeeds Andrew M. Alper, AB’80, MBA’81, who has served as chairman since 2009. Neubauer, who is the retired chairman of ARAMARK Corporation, […]

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Crime Lab announces design competition for new ways to reduce Chicago’s youth violence

The University of Chicago Crime Lab is looking for the next great program aimed at reducing youth violence in Chicago. The Crime Lab, with support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Get In Chicago, has launched the design challenge to fund promising ideas to improve the lives of youth at elevated […]

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Students from area universities compete to tackle Chicago’s public health challenges

The Chicago Innovation Exchange and the Chicago Department of Public Health today announced the five teams advancing to the next round of the CIE Healthy Chicago Innovation Challenge. On Feb. 9, the teams will take the stage to pitch their ideas for improving the health of Chicagoans. Two teams will be selected to pilot their […]

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The Best of Chicago || Chicago’s Greatest Hits [Full Album] – Chicago Video

The Best of Chicago || Chicago’s Greatest Hits [Full Album] Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Chicago’s overnight parking ban started 3 a.m. Monday; 239 cars towed first day, city says

It’s that time of year again, and we don’t mean the holiday season. The city’s annual winter overnight parking ban begins at 3 a.m. Monday, according to the city Department of Streets and Sanitation. Regardless of snow, the ban will be enforced along 107 miles of arterial streets 3 to 7 a.m. from Dec. 1 […]

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Chicagos Real-Life 'Nightcrawler'

Chicagos Real-Life 'Nightcrawler' While Jake Gyllenhall's character in Nightcrawler rides the line between reporting and crime, a Chicago photographer takes his work to the next level, sometimes angering friends and family of the victims he finds. Chicago's foremost crime reporter is a … Full News here – Read more on Daily Beast

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Chicago – Chicago IX : Chicago’s Greatest Hits (1975) [Full Album] – Chicago Video

Track list : Side one : 1. 25 or 6 to 4 – 0:00 2. Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? (Full) – 4:50 3. Colour My World – 9:24 4. Just You ‘N’ Me – 12:2… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Chicago’s schools have paid $31 million to 3 clout consultants since 2012

THE WATCHDOGS: Though strapped for cash, the Chicago Board of Education has paid three politically connected contractors nearly $ 31 million since 2012 to oversee renovation work at the city’s schools, including $ 338,000 a year paid to one employee. That’s $ 88,000 more than Barbara Byrd-Bennett makes as the school system’s chief executive officer. […]

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Clout hires, consultants at Chicago’s tourism trough

THE WATCHDOGS: Two years ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel eliminated City Hall’s tourism office, transferring many of its duties to the private, not-for-profit Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau. Officials say the retooled tourism operation, renamed Choose Chicago, has been a success. But Choose Chicago also has become a home for high-paid execs and lobbyists and consultants […]

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Cutting higher ed costs for Chicago’s disadvantaged students – Chicago Video

In Chicago, two initiatives were launched to improve access to higher education for lower-income students. To explore the strategies that community colleges and the University of Chicago are… Video Rating: 0 / 5

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Chicago’s next archbishop Blase Cupich calls for immigration reform, shows off his humor

Spokane Bishop Blase Cupich, named by Pope Francis Saturday to succeed Cardinal Francis George as archbishop of Chicago, described himself as a collaborative leader, revealed a sense of humor and used the occasion to speak out for immigration reform. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Chicago’s next archbishop Blase Cupich addresses Chicago press

Spokane Bishop Blase Cupich, chosen by Pope Francis Saturday to succeed Cardinal Francis George as archbishop of Chicago described himself as a collaborative leader and used the occasion to speak out for immigration reform at a press conference here. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Watch Dogs: Chicago

Watch Dogs: Chicago’s Finest – Chicago Video

Turns out cars are the real criminals in this world. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Two of Chicago’s dirtiest cops were subject of dozens of complaints

Two of Chicago’s dirtiest cops top a list of police officers who had generated at least 10 misconduct complaints between 2001 and 2006, newly released records show. The two men — one served time, the other’s still in prison — were each hit with dozens of complaints. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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