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  • Gentrification fails to curb Bronzeville violence

     Gentrification fails to curb Bronzeville violence
    Kajaunce Morton placed his regular order for a cheeseburger, collected his change and waited for his food inside a South Side takeout restaurant popular with locals and police.
  • Chicago church gives flock $500 each to spend for good

    Chicago church gives flock $500 each to spend for good
    Churchgoers grumble that they always get hit with pleas for money. But congregants at a Chicago church this month got a surprise - they each received a check for $500, with instructions to go out and do something good with it. "I was just in disbelief,"...

    Friends help 'Interrupters' star battling cancer

    Friends help 'Interrupters' star battling cancer
    A Chicago activist whose violence-prevention work is featured in a critically acclaimed documentary film has been diagnosed with cancer, and friends have begun a fundraising campaign to raise money for her treatment. Ameena Matthews, one of three...

    What if ...

    The New York Times headline on July 22 stated, "Israel is facing a difficult choice in Gaza conflict – World Seeks Cease Fire – More civilian deaths or letting the enemy live to fight again." I wonder if the "world" referred to by The New York...

    Emanuel asks for help fighting Chicago crime. Good.

    Emanuel asks for help fighting Chicago crime. Good.
    In tacit acknowledgment that Chicago could use some help fighting violent crime, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that the city will be getting assistance from state government. Forty Illinois State Police troopers will work with the Chicago...