My Chicago

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"My Chicago" is about real Chicago. Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Konkol goes beyond Second City clichés to take readers to places they otherwise wouldn't go, introduce them to people they otherwise wouldn't meet, hold government accountable, stick up for the little guy and have a lot of fun.

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Tony Fitzpatrick's 'Dime Stories' Offers an Uncensored Portrait of Chicago

Fitzpatrick's collection of columns shares wisdom that comes from surviving a hard-lived Chicago life.

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The Story of the Rare 5-Star Chicago Flag That Wasn't Supposed To Exist

A few five-star Chicago flags made to honor the late Mayor Daley survive at a South Side flag shop.

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District Administrator in Jackie Robinson West Scandal Breaks Silence

KONKOL: He didn't "knowingly" file bogus boundary maps, Michael Kelley said; Little League said he did.

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