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Cocktails for a Cause: A Worldwide Fistula Fund Benefit

Complimentary drinks and more. Handmade jewelry and accessories from survivors with 100% of the proceeds going to obstetric fistula patients. Raffle prizes from Chicago’s best spots. Downtown Chicago at Hubbard Inn on Wednesday, October 19th. Free admission. http://worldwidefistulafund.org/what-you-can-do/participate/october-2016-events-chicago-and-new-york/rsvp.aspx

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ShelfGenie – Everything Within Reach

THE PREMIER PROVIDER OF GLIDE-OUT SHELVING SOLUTIONS Our Glide-Out shelf line offers a multitude of cabinet space saving options. We offer an extensive line of custom-built, Glide-Out shelves for all areas of your home. Whether you need Glide-Out shelves for your bathroom pantry, kitchen, home office, garage or any other …

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90 Homicides, August Was Chicago’s Bloodiest Month In 20 Years

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 24-year-old man was killed and a 23-year-old man was grazed by a bullet in a shooting in the West Lawn neighborhood late Wednesday night, capping off the most violent month in Chicago in 20 years. http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/09/01/with-90-homicides-august-was-chicagos-bloodiest-month-in-20-years/

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Chicago Topless North Ave. Beach Protest

We asked one Chicago resident their opinion of the Chicago topless beach protest and they said “This is a great idea“. GO TOPLESS! That was the theme this weekend in Chi-town where people including a bevy of women and men all of different races and ages, marched through the city bare-breasted …

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Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run on West Side

Chicago police are searching for a white van that struck and killed bicyclist Francisco Cruz, 58, Wednesday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. He was riding a bicycle in the 4000 block of West Maypole Avenue when a white cargo van hit him and fled west on …

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Emanuel’s pension bill: $1.1 billion a year

Chicago taxpayers finally know the size of the tax bill they’re getting to stabilize City Hall’s major government pension plans: roughly $1.1 billion a year. As that number is, it’s only preliminary, with changes going upward a distinct possibility based on factors such as return on investments and the outcome …

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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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