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H1Z1: Servers fail to survive launch day

January 30, 2015

Sony Online Entertainment, creators of the EverQuest and PlanetSide games, released its newest title, H1Z1, on Steam for Early Access play January 15.H1Z1 will be a free-to-play game after early acces...

LeAlan Jones Educates the Information Generation | The Columbia Chronicle

October 27, 2014

First year seminar students expected the visiting author of “Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago” LeAlan Jones, to speak about his book. Instead, he leaves that topic behind an...

Megachurch in Grand Crossing

Megachurch in Grand Crossing draws speculation

October 6, 2014

Rev. John Hannah, a South Side pastor, is spending $26 million on a new megachurch on the South Side neighborhood of Grand Crossing.Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in attendance on Sept. 26 for the groundbreaking ...

South Side remodeling baseball, softball fields

By Assistant Metro Editor

September 15, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Park District and two Chicago aldermen have come up with a plan to invest millions of dollars into restoring and enhancing baseball parks on the South Side.On Sept. 4, Emanuel, Ald. Anthony Beale (9th Ward), Ald. Carrie Austin (34th Ward) and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly announced the city will invest $6.5 million in the program that seek to make baseball and so...

Scratching the surface of illicit tattooing

Illegal inking: Scratching the surface of illegal tattooing

January 27, 2014

"She told me to do whatever I felt like I wanted to do, which is a really awesome gift to your tattooist."Leaning over a client with the tattoo gun buzzing in his hand, Madsen Minax prepared to freehand a piece...

Separate but not equal

By Vanessa Morton

January 30, 2012

After months of planning, private meetings and public hearings on the current re-districting process, a new ward map has been approved, determining where the city’s political boundaries will be placed.In order to reflect population changes recorded in the U.S. census, the process of redrawing district boundary lines of the city’s 50 wards is required every 10 years.The final proposal came after Mayor Rahm Emanuel called for ...

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