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Free Backpacks and Haircuts for Kids at 4th Ward Health and Housing Fair

The 24th annual fair will also offer free health screenings on Aug. 15.

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Social Worker Overcomes Homelessness, Ready To Be 'Miss Voluptuous Diva'

With a new job, a place to live and a happy 3-year-old daughter, Quinniya Hearn enters beauty pageant.

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King College Prep Renames Gym for School's 'Dad,' Coach Lonnie Williams

Lonnie Williams has served as King's football coach for 50 years and mentored generations of young men.

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Dyett Proposals Face Public Scrutiny ... Lots of It

Three options for reopening Dyett High School in 2016 got their first public airing Wednesday night.

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Michelle Obama Tells King H.S. Grads: The South Side Made Me Who I Am

Obama chose to give the commencement at King after the students won the first lady's video competition.

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Michelle Obama To Deliver King College Prep Commencement Speech

The Kenwood school was chosen because it's the winner of the first lady's FAFSA completion challenge.

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Kenwood Student Pulls Taser After Basketball Game, Security Officer Says

Chicago Public Schools is investigating a fight after a game Monday at King College Prep High School.

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3 Students Treated After Irritant Discharged at King College Prep: Police

The irritant was discharged in the locker room Wednesday morning, police said.

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Annual Health and Housing Fair Kicks Off Saturday

The 4th Ward event offers a one-stop shop for city services and information for homeowners.

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Dyett Supporters Take Over Ald. Will Burns' Meeting on Saving the School

Burns said the fuss scared off people he needed to hear, but those who stayed said he wasn't listening.

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Hadiya Pendleton's Family, Former Classmates Remember Slain Teen

King College Prep students and teachers read poems and sang songs to remember their slain classmate.

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Kenwood Ref Has Blown Whistle on Obama, Michael Jordan and More

Reuben Norris, 78, is still going strong after 41 years officiating high school, college and pro games.

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King Prep LSC Squashes Questions on Member's Public Indecency Arrest

Reginald King and the LSC didn't talk about the arrest, but parents debated it.

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CPS Local School Council Member Arrested Third Time for Public Indecency

Parents and teachers at King College Prep are asking Reginald Jones to resign if convicted.

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Former King College Prep Principal Returns to Elementary School

Shontae Higginbottom took the helm at Bouchet Math and Science Academy after resigning from King.