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In Chicago Public Schools, scores on the spring exams dipped across all grades but younger test takers struggled the most, according to the new school-by-school and district-level data released by the Illinois State Board of Education.
“If EPA, the federal government, the state government, the local governments had been doing things correctly, we wouldn’t be here,″ EPA Administrator Michael Regan said.
Curious City answers all your pressing questions about this omnipresent impediment to zipping around.
Is the future of sustainable aviation fuel sugar water, corn and household garbage. United Airlines says, "Yes!"
All December long WBEZ is bringing joy to the holiday season with #SoulSauce hosted by @ReclaimedSoul The show will air on 91.5FM Saturdays 7-10pm and Sundays 1-4pm and will feature three packed hours of R&B and Soul classics. Link:
Chicago police union president John Catanzara expressed sympathy with pro-Trump extremists who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday: “If the worst crime here is trespassing, so be it. But to call these people treasonous is beyond ridiculous and ignorant.”
Chicago police plan to arrest teens on “drug corners” this week to help reduce an expected spike in gun violence during the July 4th weekend. Critics say the preemptive move will only worsen relations with police in some areas of the city.
Seven months ago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a plan to start removing the city’s toxic lead pipes. But so far, not a single pipe has been replaced.
With racial injustice at the center of the national conversation, WBEZ and @city_bureau present a new analysis on how much banks and other lenders invest in Chicago’s white, black and Latino neighborhoods.
Today, Nancy Green, the woman who originally portrayed the Aunt Jemima trademark, got a headstone on her unmarked grave at Oak Woods cemetery in the Greater Grand Crossing area on Chicago’s South Side.
The Illinois Supreme Court has rejected an effort to force the destruction of thousands of old police complaint records — a victory to police accountability advocates who say the files can help identify patterns of abuse.