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Austin Weekly News, a 24-year-old newspaper covering Chicago's Austin community, the city's largest populated area
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Austin Weekly News Nov 9
A group of civic awareness organizations, including First Place Campaigns and the Citizens for Civic Education, are planning to host a mayoral candidates forum on Saturday,...
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Austin Weekly News Oct 5
"I feel great right now," Williams said. "If he wasn't found guilty, I would've been mad as hell. The same way I am about how they treated Obama. Mad as hell."
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Austin Weekly News Sep 6
A Galewood alderman recently critiqued members of the Northwest Side Home Equity Assurance Program's governing commission after they rejected two attempts by homeowners to get money for homes that decreased in value.
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Austin Weekly News Sep 6
"It's an unbelievable space," said Kurt Wittenberg, St. Angela's principal. "It's the only green space in this whole area, and I think the kids enjoy it."
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Austin Weekly News Sep 6
"It's time for a new vision for Chicago," Enyia said.
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Austin Weekly News Aug 30
Rep. Ford pushed back against Mayor Emanuel's 'values' comments about city's violence
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Austin Weekly News Aug 30
More than 2,500 Austin residents and community leaders, anti-violence groups and community organizations turned out last Friday for BUILD's second annual "summer of opportunity" street festival.
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Austin Weekly News Aug 30
"Last week, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced it was giving out $26 million in new grants and investments to 12 community organizations in Chicago. At least four of those organizations service West Side residents."
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Austin Weekly News Aug 30
"A couple who grew up on the West Side are looking to build an estimated $100 million mixed-used development geared toward artists, designers and other area entrepreneurs in...
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Austin Weekly News Aug 24
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Austin Weekly News Aug 23
The advisory board was set up to help figure out the best ways the Hatchery can benefit community residents and local entrepreneurs.
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Austin Weekly News Aug 23
Earlier this month, an Austin church gave away $20,000 to 17 college students during an Aug. 3 scholarship concert. The event, held at Greater St. John Bible Church, 1256 N. Waller Ave., featured gospel acts such as Sir The Baptist and Lillian Lloyd...
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Austin Weekly News Aug 23
Anthony Stewart claims that Aryzta, LLC, which owned Cloverhill Bakery, 2035 N. Narragansett Ave., before selling the factory to Hostess in February, deliberately avoided hiring black laborers at its Galewood and Cicero plants.
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Austin Weekly News Aug 23
As of Aug. 16, there have been 42 homicides, according to the Chicago Sun-Times homicide database. That's compared to 49 homicides from Jan. 1 through Aug. 1, 2017, according to the city of Chicago's data portal.
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Austin Weekly News Aug 23
In 1958, Ralph Ellison wrote that there are "certain women singers who possess, beyond all the boundaries of our admiration for their art, an uncanny power to evoke our love."
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Austin Weekly News Aug 8
Ald. Mitts says mouse droppings were found inside of the North Avenue store
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Austin Weekly News Aug 3
"We don't just talk about policy or police corruption, we talk about policy makers, because policies are not impersonal," Acree said. "So their names are being called....
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Austin Weekly News Aug 2
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Austin Weekly News Aug 2
Protests on Lake Shore Drive ....
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Austin Weekly News Aug 2
Illinois State Representative La Shawn K. Ford (8th) recently launched an advisory referendum for a new comprehensive public high school in Austin. Ford's petition will circulate throughout the 29th Ward ahead of the Nov. 6 election.
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