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Wrigleyville Convenience Store “Looted” By 100-Person Mob

At least one person was injured in the 3:55AM raid, which broke up when offenders saw that cops had arrived. But the damage had already been done at the store, which is located on the corner of Halsted and Addison—just a half-block from the 19th district police headquarters. Employees were …

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Stop the Clot Chicago 5K Run/Walk

Join us Mother’s Day Sunday, May 10th at Montrose Beach to help us fight the battle against blood clotting disorders in Chicago. Cost $28/Adult includes timed racing bib, fresh flower, t-shirt, gourmet pancakes, live entertainment, henna, raffle and more www.stoptheclotchicago.com

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Commentary: The outrageous perks of the public sector

By Diana Sroka Rickert If you crossed C-SPAN with “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” you’d wind up with something resembling the state of Illinois. First there’s Aaron Schock, the former congressman from Peoria who cataloged his globe-trotting adventures on Instagram and styled his Washington, D.C., office to the theme of …

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Chicago owes lawyers over $120,000 for defense against two stingray cases

Freddy Martinez, the Chicago plaintiff, says this sum is an “outrage.” As of February 2015, the city of Chicago owes over $120,000 to its lawyers in the city’s attempt to defend itself against two stingray-related lawsuits. The discovery comes from new public records Ars has obtained. Chicago owes lawyers over …

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