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Proposed LGBT history bill triggers controversy

Proposed LGBT history bill triggers controversy

By Blaise Mesa

April 22, 2018

Elementary school students could soon learn about LGBT history if legislation to incorporate the subject into public school classes is approved. Introduced Feb. 16 by state Sen. Heather Steans, D-Chi...

Cook County shouldn’t bail on further reform after change in bond hearings

Cook County shouldn’t bail on further reform after change in bond hearings

September 25, 2017

At 26th Street and California Avenue, thousands of Cook County Jail inmates are awaiting trial. The time between arrest and trial varies. For some, it is only a matter of days while others can wait year...

School funding bill gives districts needed relief

School funding bill gives districts needed relief

By Blaise Mesa

September 5, 2017

Illinois public schools now have state funding after weeks of surviving without it. After tense negotiations between  Democrat and Republican legislators this summer, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed Senate Bill 1947 Aug. 31. The law’s eviden...

Chicago Police Superintendant Eddie Johnson addesses the questions brought up by members of Youth For Black Lives meeting at Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave. Jan. 17.

CPD Superintendent addresses student activists concerns

January 23, 2017

With only days notice to find a new location and a battle over a public or private meeting, a local teen activist group and community members were able to openly speak with Chicago Police Department Supe...

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