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Rahm: City's Ready for Ebola After O'Hare Passengers Hospitalized

“At this point it looks effective,” Emanuel said at a press conference at the Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. Martin Luther King Drive. “I’m not ready yet to say here’s the grade.”

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Indie director Will Adams and Hyde Parker Rich Nayer back with new film

Nayer, owner of Nayer Construction, 1507 E. 53rd St., appears as a boxing coach in a brief role, his third in an Adams film since “My Enemy’s Son” in 2012.

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“There’s been a lot of buzz,” added Adams, whose film has received a poster slot at ShowPlace Icon Theatre, 150 W. Roosevelt Ave., where it will premiere this Friday, followed by another showing at the Englewood International Film Festival on Saturday.

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Suspected Serial Killer Charged With Second Woman’s Murder

After his arrest on Saturday, Vann allegedly led detectives to Jones’ body in an abandoned house at 421 E. 43rd Av., where her body had been covered with teddy bears and tires. An autopsy determined she had been strangled.

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Junior roller derby empowers young women in Chicago

Those girls, ranging in age from 8 to 17, meet every Saturday morning to practice roller derby at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, on the corner of 55th Street and Kenwood Avenue in Chicago. The experience, they say, is empowering.

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Hyde Park Community Players start season with a scare

...comic relief, performed live in front of microphones in the sanctuary of Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. Tales include Ray Bradbury’s short story “Zero Hour,” Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery,” T...

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For more information, visit hydeparkcommunityplayers.org. Tickets at the door are $12. Advance tickets are $10 and are for sale at the Players’ website and at 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St.

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Kozminski Elementary library to gain $1000 in books with new grant

Like many other public schools, the library at Kozminski, 936 E. 54th St., has had challenges securing the funding needed to maintain its library. Vicki Long, member of...

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Rainbow PUSH to host urban education summit at Kenwood headquarters

Discussions at the summit, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 28 at Rainbow PUSH, 930 E. 50th St., will include a focus on community-driven school improvement strategies.

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South Side Pie Challenge calling on more locals to vie for top pie

The South Side Pie Challenge (SSPC) is Nov. 8 at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Chicago Innovation Exchange opens flagship workspace on 53rd Street

The Chicago Innovation Exchange, 1452 E. 53rd St., is the newest addition to the shopping corridor. Once completed the CIE will bring 300 employees working for 20 to 30 companies to the block.

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