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Cheryl Corley

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In Chicago, A Long Farewell To Famed 'Hot Dougs'

Friday, October 03, 2014

Hundreds of people have been waiting up to eight hours to get one last taste of what they say is the "best hot dog ever," at Hot Doug's in Chicago.

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HBCUs Move To Address Campus Sexual Assaults, But Is It Enough?

Monday, September 29, 2014

One major study found sexual assaults are lower on campuses of historically black colleges and universities. But some question those numbers and whether HBCUs have the resolve to address the issue.

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Sending A Message About Drug Use With A Fake Graveyard

Friday, August 22, 2014

Heroin and prescription drug overdoses are the scourge of some American suburbs. Advocacy groups are trying to raise awareness of the problem with a traveling display of headstones.

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Malls Find New Ways To Draw Shoppers

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Standard big box shopping centers are in decline. But other types of malls have sprung up in their place. Some are based on making shopping more convenient. Others focus on the consumer experience.

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Chicago's All-Black Little League Team Enhances City's Image

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

An all African-American Little League team from Chicago is drawing lots of attention and making a big impression. It's been 31 years since an all-black team made it into the league's World Series.

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To Combat Looting In Ferguson, Mo. Governor Institutes Curfew

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A week after the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, the situation in Ferguson, Mo., remains tense. Protesters took to the streets again overnight, and there were reports of looting.

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Ferguson Officer's Motives In Police Shooting Remain Murky

Friday, August 15, 2014

New information was released Friday about the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., but the answers have prompted still more questions.

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Latest Protests In Ferguson, Mo., Don't Take Violent Turn

Friday, August 15, 2014

It was a stark contrast to this week's four nights of clashes with heavily armed police. Protesters were demonstrating Saturday's shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer.

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Ferguson Braces For New Night Of Clashes, As Leaders Call For Peace

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Ferguson police expect to again clash with protesters. Ferguson's police chief called for calm, while reiterating that he will not release the name of the officer who shot Michael Brown.

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At 73, Man Finally Gets Diploma Denied For Defying Segregation

Sunday, August 10, 2014

An Illinois high school banned Alva Earley from graduating in 1959 after he attended a picnic in a park off-limits to blacks. This weekend, the school district corrected that injustice.

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Tribune Publishing Debuts On New York Stock Exchange

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

After more than 150 years in business, media giant Tribune Company has split in two, and its newspapers are now a stand-alone business.

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Community Prosecutions Credited With Drops In Crime

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Placing prosecutors in a neighborhood instead of a courtroom is a different kind of "law and order." A University of Chicago law professor says his research shows community prosecution has had an immediate and measurable impact on violent crime.

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Iowa Mayor Calls For 'Caring Cities' To Take In Young Immigrants

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Unaccompanied, undocumented children from Central America aren't just sparking debate in the Southwest. The question of whether to offer shelter to the minors has led to divided opinions in Iowa.

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Faced With Undocumented Minors, Iowa Is Wrenched By Stark Divide

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The governor of Iowa says that unaccompanied minors from Central America should not find shelter in his state. But the mayor of Des Moines and many religious leaders are at odds with the governor.

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A Red July 4th Weekend Leaves Dozens Of Casualties In Chicago

Monday, July 07, 2014

A bloody Fourth of July weekend left 60 people shot in Chicago, nine of them fatally, since Thursday afternoon. Many of the weekend's shootings occurred in the city's South Side neighborhoods.

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A Presidential Contest ... For Obama's Library

Monday, July 07, 2014

There are 13 presidential libraries and soon there will be a 14th, for President Obama. Places vying for the prize stretch from Hawaii to New York. Chicago is so eager it's pitched multiple proposals.

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Chicago Students Enroll As Boys, And Graduate As College-Bound Men

Friday, July 04, 2014

For five years running, 100 percent of the graduating seniors at Urban Prep Academies have won admission to four-year colleges. The schools work to promote positive examples of black masculinity.

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Remembering Louis Zamperini, Olympian And War Hero

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Louis Zamperini, an Olympian and a war hero, has died at the age of 97. Zamperini ran in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed. Shortly after he came ashore, he was captured by the Japanese, enduring two years of harsh treatment as a prisoner of war. Unbroken, a book about his life, has been adapted for a forthcoming film.

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Some Home Care Workers May Avoid Bargaining Fees, Court Rules

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The Supreme Court ruled that in-home care workers, who are paid by the state, are not similar enough to government employees to have to pay fees that help cover the costs of collective bargaining.

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Never Tell Them The Odds: Cities Vie To Host 'Star Wars' Collection

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Star Wars creator George Lucas wants to build a museum full of movie memorabilia and fine art. But where? Both his hometown of San Francisco and Chicago, his "second home," are vying for it.

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