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Open house for rape victim advocacy office

The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. July 28 at 4909 W. Division St.

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Community event to support black-owned business in Austin

The Austin African American Business Networking Association will host the event at Surf’s Up restaurant, 5815 W. Madison St.

27 hours ago

Theatre will be performed at Austin Town Hall

About Face Youth Theatre will put on "Checking Boxes," while Collaboraction will perform "Crime Scene: Let Hope Rise 2014."

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Home Improvements

Interested in obtaining a rain barrel for my front yard, any info.
Thanks, Angela

  • Daniel - North Lawndale - 2006 MBA - DePaul - Informations Systems

    I know that my brother got one form the city when he installed his meter but that was a pilot program. I also know that these have been growing in popularity for some time and that even the rebate programs are drying up. It seems the most economical way to...

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    I know that my brother got one form the city when he installed his meter but that was a pilot program. I also know that these have been growing in popularity for some time and that even the rebate programs are drying up. It seems the most economical way to get one is build it yourself or you can purchase one from a cost of $20 to $125 for the typical 55 gallon variety. I looked on Craigs list and found these which are pretty reasonable and in that range.https://chicago.craigslist.org/search/grd?query=rain+barrel - actually, I am thinking of getting one myself.

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See Shakespeare at Garfield Park Conservancy

A Midsummer Night's Dream also will be performed July 29 at Riis Park and Aug. 10 at Columbus Park.

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Jul 16

Street to be renamed in honor of Nelson Mandela

The dedication will be held at 4800 West Chicago Avenue at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, which would have been the South African leader's 96th birthday.

Jul 16

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Jul 15

Relatives of 8-year-old girl found dead in Austin sue the state

The mother and maternal grandfather of Gizzell Ford filed a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, charging the agency failed to report signs of trouble that led to her death.

Jul 14

Rev. Ira Acree launches television show

All Hands on Deck airs Fridays from 5 to 5:30 p.m. on CAN-TV Channel 21.

Jul 14

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