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Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)

Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more.
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more. « Show less

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  • Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike

    Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation. Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
  • Art on a train exhibit kicks off in New York

    Art on a train exhibit kicks off in New York
    NEW YORK -- In this cosmopolitan city it's not unusual to see people sipping wine and listening to a live band as they did Friday night on the waterfront of the East River in Williamsburg. Less traditional were the brightly colored yurts, African...
  • "Bankrupt City" a valuable lesson for all

    Detroit was once known as the "Motor City." Thanks to foreign competition, overly generous pension promises, and bad business and government decisions, it's now known as "Bankrupt City." And how it survives its current financial mess may serve as a test...
  • After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department

    After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department
    As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
  • Twin brothers admit duping San Diego sports fans on travel packages

    Twin brothers admit duping San Diego sports fans on travel packages
    Two San Diego brothers pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding sports fans by persuading them to pay for tickets, hotel accommodations and airline flights for out-of-town events and then failing to provide "nearly all the services." Anthony Casias and his...
  • 2011: The year the power went off in Washington

    Usually, the year leading up to an election year is all prelude -- pregame festivities that are quickly forgotten once the real game begins. But looking back at 2011, it's clear that the game - one that feels vital and filled with potential - began this...
  • Scott Feldman slated to make his Orioles debut Wednesday

    Scott Feldman slated to make his Orioles debut Wednesday
    CHICAGO -- Scott Feldman already has a locker in the visiting clubhouse of U.S. Cellular Field, his new Orioles No. 34 jerseys hanging inside. He’s currently on his way from Oakland – where the Cubs are playing and Feldman was slated to...
  • Pearl Jam Announce North American Tour

    Pearl Jam have announced a sprawling North America tour, the band's first U.S. road trip in three years. Believed to be tied to the group's forthcoming, untitled record, Pearl Jam's fall shows will be broken into two legs, beginning in Pittsburgh Oct. 11...
  • Two-day airmail service

     
    Pilot C.N. "Jimmie" James climbs into plane for first east-bound transcontinental night airmail flight from Vail Field in Montebello....
  • Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2013 class

    Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2013 class
    NAME, PREP SCHOOL AND/OR HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE Jamel Artis, Notre Dame Prep (Mass.), PITTSBURGH Chase Cormier, Fishburne Military / Milford Mill, GRAMBLING STATE Will Darley, Fishburne Military / Dulaney, UMBC Rodney Elliott, John Carroll, UMBC...
  • Daniel Clowes previews Chicago mural in MCA show

    Daniel Clowes previews Chicago mural in MCA show
    "Whenever someone mentions Chicago to me these days, whenever someone just says the word 'Chicago,' literally the first thing I think of are carpet ads," cartoonist Daniel Clowes said this week from his home in Oakland, Calif. "Magikist signs, Mohawk ads....