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.

RT @TomDart: The conversation with regards to #UnjustIncarceration is finally trending in the right direction dnainfo.com/chicago/201508… via @Konkolskorner
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The Team That Jackie Robinson West Beat Gets Belated Trip to World Series

The Indiana team, awarded the Great Lakes title after JRW scandal, finally got its trip to Williamsport.

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The Worst Chicago Spots for Public Urination: 'They Just Don't Care' (MAP)

Since increasing penalties in 2013, city levies $6 million in fines for peeing in public, data shows.

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$6,000 Death Notice Uniquely Captures Inspiring Life Story of a Regular Guy

The remarkably ordinary life of a Chicago bricklayer, the late Carl Ray Edenhofer, gets ink it deserved.

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