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Cleaning up of Chicago Rivers Outlined in a New Report

In addition to kayaking and water tours, imagine taking a plunge in Chicago riverbank or even sipping a cocktail? In a report slated for release on Wednesday, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) seeks to Cleanup Rivers in the Chicago area. After conducting a survey on 6,000 plus individuals who included …

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20-year-old Cyclist Smashed to Death by a Construction Truck

a 20-year-old bicyclist, has been killed in River West, Chicago, during Tuesday rush hour. The young cyclist was riding on Milwaukee Avenue, when an 18-wheel flatbed truck hit her. Despite the 20-year-old’s fatal death, upset bicyclist noted a truck parked in the bike lane near where the young woman met …

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How to Avoid Getting Mugged #WickerParkSafety

1. Always be alert and aware of your surroundings. Yes, it can happen to you!  When you are walking down the street be sure to look ahead and behind you. Take notice of any groups or individuals that look like they might be capable of aggressive behavior, (e.g. men in …

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Oldschool Chicago Acid House 60min mix 1986-1989 HOUSE NATION

Classic acid tunes from Chicago, the very beginning of electronic dance music, which originated first raves, when came to Europe in 1988. Enjoy! /mixed by: J F. KENNEDY/ Also check out mix of classic Chicago Deep House tracks here: http://youtu.be/BRQsLysczbA

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Illinois Law Prohibits Warrantless Stingray Spying

Signed by the Governor: Illinois Law Prohibits Warrantless Stingray Spying; Hinders Federal Surveillance Program SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 25, 2016) – Last week, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill banning the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most …

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Chicago’s deep tunnel system

Part of Chicago’s deep tunnel system, 350 feet underground. The megaproject is one of the largest civil engineering projects ever undertaken in terms of scope, cost and timeframe.

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