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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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