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Bronzeville Lighthouse School to remain open

Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter Elementary School, located at 8 W. Root St. and known as BZLCS, will remain open due to the Illinois State Charter Schools Commission (ISCSC) overturning the Chicago Public Schools’ initial decision to close the school because the CPS deemed it “underperforming.”

    Gazette Chicago " Bronzeville Lighthouse School to remain open
    July 1, 2016 Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter Elementary School, located at 8 W. Root St. and known as BZLCS, will remain open due to the Illinois State Charter Schools Commission (ISCSC) overturning the Chicago Public Schools' initial decision to close the school because the CPS deemed it "underperforming."
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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Jun 23

Man held on $2 million bail in deadly police chase

Gipson exited an alley near 43rd and State, turned north on State and allegedly rammed into a black Infiniti before crashing into a building and fence in the 4200 block of South State.

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Catchings, of the 4000 block of South Prairie Avenue, died on the scene.

Gipson, of the 4200 block of South Michigan Avenue, was charged with reckless homicide, aggravated possession of a stolen motor vehicle and aggravated fleeing; and one misdemeanor count of speeding.

    Man held on $2 million bail in deadly police chase
    A 19-year-old man allegedly trying to elude Chicago Police when his stolen car crashed and killed his teenage passenger was ordered held on $2 million bail Thursday. Dominic Gipson was still hospitalized two days after the crash that claimed the life of 18-year-old Amari Catchings, Assistant State's Attorney Lesley Gool said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Man killed in crash after fleeing police on South Side

Officers investigating a call of a person with a gun walked up to the vehicle in the 4200 block of South State Street about 4:50 p.m., according to Chicago Police. The vehicle then took off and crashed into another vehicle carrying a 29-year-old woman and 6-year-old boy.

    Man killed in crash after fleeing police on South Side
    A man was killed and two other people were injured in a crash as they fled police in a stolen vehicle Tuesday afternoon in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood. Officers investigating a call of a person with a gun walked up to the vehicle in the 4200 block of South State Street about 4:50 p.m., according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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NYC Pride to launch with eight days of queer fashion

Rainbow Fashion Week also includes a pet fashion show, which will highlight the couture designs of pet designer Anthony Rubio. The pets will hit the runway in an Alice in Wonderland themed fashion show being held at 36 W. 39th St.

    NYC Pride to launch with eight days of queer fashion - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Queer fashion and social consciousness will take to the runway to kick off Pride in New York City.Rainbow Fashion Week, now in its third year, will take place June 17-24, in conjunction with NYC Pride, which runs June 21-26.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

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Jun 04

WATCHDOGS: Foundation funded state agency and 2 schools it saved

Bronzeville Lighthouse Charter School, 8 W. Root. | Leslie Adkins / Sun-Times

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Amandla Charter School, 6800 S. Stewart. | Leslie Adkins / Sun-Times

    WATCHDOGS: Foundation funded state agency and 2 schools it saved
    A private foundation started by the late Walmart mogul Sam Walton and his wife has contributed heavily to the Illinois State Charter School Commission and to two charter operators whose schools the state agency has blocked the Chicago Board of Education from closing over poor student performance, records obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times show.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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