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New tennis center to serve South Side youth

Mayor Rahm Emanuel attended the groundbreaking Thursday in the 5400-block of South State Street.

    New tennis center to serve South Side youth
    A world-class tennis facility is coming to Chicago's South Side. XS Tennis is set to launch construction on the 150,000 square-foot facility in the city's Washington Park neighborhood. The development will feature 12 indoor tennis courts, 15 outdoor tennis courts, a fitness center, running track, training space and classrooms. When construction is finished, more than 4,000 CPS students will be exposed to the sport through the free Tennis XSpress program.

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XS Tennis Village Starts Construction After Closing $4M Budget Gap

Kamau Murray, founder of Kenwood-based XS Tennis, said Thursday he found out after the groundbreaking in June of 2015 that he needed an extra $4 million to move electrical and sewer lines on the property at 5400 S. State St.

    XS Tennis Village Starts Construction After Closing $4M Budget Gap
    WASHINGTON PARK - XS Tennis Village is starting construction on its $16.9 million tennis facility a year after breaking ground after discovering it needed an extra $4 million to clean up the former public housing land.

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  • Help us listen to reading!

    Ms. Blume is asking for $195.89:
    My students need headphones to use during Daily 5 on our computers and iPads! They love listening to reading and writing and drawing about the stories on paper covers!
    Burke Elementary School Comment

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Children’s Book Fair approaching

The 30th annual Children’s Book Fair will take place Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Nichols Park, 355 E. 53rd St.

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  • A Mat for That

    Mr. L. is asking for $638.68:
    My students need two gym mats to participate in a number of physical education activities that are not possible without them.
    Cics-Washington Park Elementary School Comment

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