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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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  • Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes wins home run derby

    The 2013 home run derby champion lit up the park again and defended his title. In the derby final, Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes outslugged Reds third baseman Todd Frazier, 9-1, to win the MLB All-Star home run derby at Target Field in...
  • High-A Frederick features several second-tier trade chips for Orioles

    High-A Frederick features several second-tier trade chips for Orioles
    Last week’s trade between the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that includes top 10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off the MLB trade season in...
  • Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis

     Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis
    It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side. If a humanitarian crisis is, as...
  • All-Stars, left-handed pitchers are Orioles' top trade chips in Double-A Bowie

    All-Stars, left-handed pitchers are Orioles' top trade chips in Double-A Bowie
    Last week’s deal between the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that included top 10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off baseball's trade season in...
  • MLB roundup: Rockies' Morneau returns from DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Rockies' Morneau returns from DL The Colorado Rockies activated first baseman Justin Morneau and left-hander Boone Logan from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday and called up rookie infielder Cristhian Adames from...
  • Rick Gosselin: Callahan sticks with Cowboys

    OXNARD, Calif. Bill Callahan is a football coach. And coaches coach. Where doesn't matter. It could be Flagstaff, Ariz., Carbondale, Ill., Lincoln, Neb., Philadelphia, Oakland or Dallas. Callahan has coached there and more. You are given players, and...
  • Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 2: Adds Astros-A's and Rangers-Yankees Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox BOSTON -- Melky Cabrera homered from each side of the plate and drove in five runs, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey baffled Boston...
  • Arts and humanities honorees

    Arts and humanities honorees
    2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS •Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt. •Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y. •Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago •Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
  • Angels have confidence going into series against AL West-leading A's

    Angels have confidence going into series against AL West-leading A's
    The euphoria of a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox was palpable in the Angels clubhouse Sunday, especially in the corner cubicle of closer Ernesto Frieri, who notched his 10th save in a 4-2 victory in Angel Stadium. Having rebounded nicely from...
  • When a pet dies

    When a pet dies
    The family dog Jessie died recently. In the end of her life she was diapered, blind, deaf and confused, but completely loved and loving. The mom said Jessie went in the best way possible: in the mom's lap on the back porch on a warm spring evening. Animal...
  • This is why we need gun control

    This is why we need gun control
    The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,...