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3 buildings destroyed in Back of the Yards fire

...in Back of the Yards Friday night.Officials said the vacant buildings were located near 46th Street and Marshfield.Firefighters were called to the same location shortly before the fire to put out a...

    3 buildings destroyed in Back of the Yards fire
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Three buildings were destroyed in a fire in Back of the Yards Friday night. Officials said the vacant buildings were located near 46th Street and Marshfield. Firefighters were called to the same location shortly before the fire to put out a barrel fire, officials said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Volunteer English (ESL) Literacy Tutors Needed!

Help adults learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center!
Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor for just 90 minutes a week at 1751 West 35th Street on the southwest side of Chicago. All tutoring is in English, so you don't have to speak another language to volunteer. Volunteer tutoring opportunities are 9am-8pm, Monday-Thursday.

Join us for our next tutor training workshop: Friday, April 27 (6pm to 9pm) and Saturday, April 28 (9am to 4pm). Attendance on both days is required to become a tutor. Please register in advance. For a registration packet, please contact Sabrina at sabrina@aquinasliteracycenter.org or (773) 927-0512. Aquinas Literacy Center is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

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Water Meter Installation 2018 Update

After getting this water meter installed in 2014, I really wanted it to be a ripoff, like most other city services. But after four years of water bills, I can safely say that unless you're emptying Lake Michigan every time you shower, a metered account is a better deal. If you're on the fence, just do it.

https://youtu.be/PD1EcOw55tM

    Water Meter Installation Update - 2018
    Four years after the installation of my water meter, the half-yearly charges are less than a quarter of what they were when I was being billed for non-metered water. It's a great deal, as long as you keep the bill paid on time, which, of course, you do with all your bills.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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Man, 26, found shot dead in vehicle in Back of the Yards neighborhood

About 4:15 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fire in the 4500 block of South Justine Street. When they arrived, police found a man, who had been shot multiple times, unresponsive inside a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene, said police.

    Man, 26, found shot dead in vehicle in Back of the Yards neighborhood
    A 26-year-old man was discovered fatally shot Thursday afternoon after officers responding to a call found him unresponsive inside a vehicle, Chicago police said. About 4:15 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fire in the 4500 block of South Justine Street.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Lost Husky!

🚨BOWEN UPDATE🚨
We’ve hit 3 shelters
•Chicago ridge
•western
•62nd and wabash
We have contacted the local police station, registered her chip as lost and confirmed all our contact info was up to date. We made her famous in this week’s Bridgeport news, posted in several lost dog groups and you all have been sharing this post like crazy and we SO appreciate it.
Here’s the timeline:
Bowen gets out of the yard at 45th and normal at around 5pm...

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🚨BOWEN UPDATE🚨
We’ve hit 3 shelters
•Chicago ridge
•western
•62nd and wabash
We have contacted the local police station, registered her chip as lost and confirmed all our contact info was up to date. We made her famous in this week’s Bridgeport news, posted in several lost dog groups and you all have been sharing this post like crazy and we SO appreciate it.
Here’s the timeline:
Bowen gets out of the yard at 45th and normal at around 5pm Sunday. She was seen on 47th place at 5:30 heading toward Halsted. At 7pm she was seen by a police officer on 70th and Peoria but took off on him. At 10am this morning she was seen on western heading south.

Mar 09

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