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UIC workers on strike

05/30/2012 2:33 PM

Nearly 500 workers on the University of Illinois at Chicagoís medical faculty went on strike Wednesday to protest their contract negotiations.
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Democrats pick their man to take down state Rep. Derrick Smith

Lance Tyson, Todd Strogerís former chief of staff, set to run as third-party candidate

05/24/2012 6:57 PM

Chicagoís leading Democrats are ready to take on their disgraced former colleague Derrick Smith, the state rep who won a primary despite being arrested for accepting a bribe a week before the election.
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South Loop Mariano's moving forward


Marianoís is moving forward with plans for its new grocery store at 16th and Clark streets in the South Loop. At a community meeting of the Greater South Loop Association on Saturday, May 12, representatives from the store showed off new renderings and shared how itíll move forward.
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South Loop Sox camp expanding

05/16/2012 3:25 PM

The Near South Little League and the Chicago White Sox are expanding their summer camp this year to two weeks, following the wild success of last yearís camp.
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West Side Democrats taking on Derrick Smith

05/16/2012 3:24 PM

Leaders of Chicagoís Democratic establishment, spurned in their efforts to get accused bribe-taking state Rep. Derrick Smith (10th) to resign, have decided to run a candidate against him in this fallís general election.
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Columbia College president retiring next year

South Loop leader led college to massive South Loop expansion


Columbia College president Warrick Carter, the leader who made the college one of the South Loopís biggest landowners, is retiring after 13 years at the helm, the school announced on Tuesday.
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Roosevelt University opening vertical campus Saturday

Faculty already working in building, students moving in this August


The South Loopís Roosevelt University is officially opening the doors to its 32-story vertical campus this weekend, with a ribbon cutting and open house Saturday morning.
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Five Guys coming to Wabash and Roosevelt

05/03/2012 2:30 PM

Five Guys is coming to the South Loop soon, according to the Washington-based burger chainís website.
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Kass hosting contest to name menu item at Felony Franks

05/02/2012 4:38 PM

Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass is doing what he does best: Stirring up mischief amongst the cityís politicos. This time, heís bringing it to the Near West Side.
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First major protest of month goes smoothly

Rally, march from Union Park to Federal Plaza an orderly affair with no arrests

05/02/2012 1:20 AM

With the NATO summit now less than three weeks away, protestors and activists are dusting off their First Amendment rights and taking to the streets, but the first major protest of the year went off Tuesday without a hitch.
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