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CPS Students Urge Curbs on Suspensions, Expulsions During Downtown March

Students and a legal group backed state legislation setting limits on school disciplinary measures.

The Loop »

Pay Equity Supported by Top Pols at Daley Center Rally

Gov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle cheered equal pay for women.

Little Village »

Man Used Cook County Jail Phone to Threaten President: Prosecutors

Larry Harrold allegedly threatened to blow up Air Force One.

Lincoln Park »

President Obama's Lincoln Park Fundraiser Snarls Traffic, Brings Protesters

The president attended the fundraiser at a private home in the 2300 block of North Janssen Avenue.

West Loop »

Frankie Knuckles Dead: 'Godfather of House Music' Dies at 59, Reports Say

The legendary DJ died in his home Monday afternoon at age 59, according to the Tribune .

Kenwood »

Woman Crashes into Three Cars Near Obama's House, Flees in Cab, Police Say

The woman also allegedly ripped off a police officer's nail in a scuffle.

Hyde Park »

Harvard, and Chicago's Alex Nesbitt, Pull Off Another Shocker in NCAAs

Nesbitt, a former Lab Schools star, is a backup point guard for the Crimson, who upset Cincinnati.

The Loop »

$15 Minimum-Wage Referendum A Big Win For Activists -- But Will It Happen?

A vast majority of city voters supported a hike to a $15-an-hour minimum wage for major corporations.

Downtown »

Higher Minimum Wage Backed in Rival City Council Resolutions, But How High?

The City Council is considering a mayoral proposal after passing another resolution last week.

River North »

Valerie Jarrett Calls on City to Lead 'Year of Action'

The White House senior adviser said cities can lead the way on President Obama's agenda.

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago Neighbors Make Their Case for Obama Library

Bronzeville groups are hoping the university wants an Obama library on the lakefront to fend of a casino.

Auburn Gresham »

Harry Belafonte Set to Kick Off Speakers Series at St. Sabina Church

Civil rights activists Bernard Lafayette and Joseph Lowery are slated to speak later in February, March.

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago Says It Wants Obama Library on the South Side

University President Robert Zimmer said that the university wants the library in or near Hyde Park.

Hyde Park »

U. of C. Lands $2.2 Million in Scholarships for Chicago Students

Applications from Chicagoans nearly doubled after the school promised students would graduate debt-free.

Rogers Park »

Michael James' 'Pictures From the Long Haul' Capture Obama, Cabrini Green

The Heartland Cafe founder, who turns 72 on Thursday, collected thousands of his photos for a memoir.

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