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Chicago Local Neighborhood News Summary August 2020
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August 03, 2020 10:38 PM PDT
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Posh senior residence raises over two hundred thousand dollars to provide staff bonuses - - Stranger stabs man on street, says “Welcome to Uptown!” - - Lincoln Park High School reinstating two of three coaches - - Fate of local music venues is dire - - City brings contact tracing jobs to North Side - -
Edgewater man found dead in refrigerator - - Get off the bus and get on a bike - - Battle rages over “Boystown” name - -Feds reviewing local gun cases for “Operation Legend”
- - Chicago’s home-sharing regulations may help prevent party problems ... We are pleased to continue our alliance with Inside Publications to provide summaries of news from their three Chicago Lakefront newspapers, including the Inside-Booster, News –Star, and the Skyline. This is the August 2020 podcast summary edition.

Connie Wilson Interviews Chicago Author Linda Gartz
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July 29, 2020 05:31 PM PDT
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Connie Wilson interviews Chicago author Linda Gartz about her book "Redlined," a riveting story of a community fractured by racial turmoil, an unraveling and conflicted marriage, a daughter’s fight for sexual independence, and an up-close, intimate view of the social upheavals on Chicago's West Side in the culturally turbulent 1960's.

Chicago Neighborhood News Summary July 2020
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July 01, 2020 11:42 AM PDT
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Chicago Broadcasting Network provides summaries of Chicago neighborhood news stories that have appeared in the Inside-Booster, News –Star, and the Skyline. This is the July 2020 episode.

North Side home market reviving --
Unity Church Building Scheduled for Demolition -- Many restaurants will not reopen after quarantine --
Most violent day in 60 years -- Uptown Theater plans in jeopardy -- Local live theater continues to struggle --
Chicago Billionaire Buys $100 million dollar painting -- Innovative affordable housing -- Permit parking enforcement begins again -- Racial Insensitivity Affects the Arts -- and more.

Historical Peek at the Chicago Cultural Center
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June 18, 2020 03:51 PM PDT
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Consider what Chicago looked like in the 1890’s. Across from what is now Millennium Park on land provided by Civil War Veterans is what used to be Chicago’s Main Public Library featuring a famed $35 million Tiffany Dome.

Chicago Neighborhood News Summary | June 2020
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June 02, 2020 01:24 PM PDT
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Summary of Chicago neighborhood news gleaned from Inside Publication. June edition.

SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING | Film Review
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May 27, 2020 12:29 PM PDT
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Podcast review of 2019 documentary film by Josh da Silva about Chicago northside neighborhood teens using Improv to enhance communication skills and explore racism as well as other topics that impact their lives.

Inside Publications Chicago News Summary May 2020
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May 02, 2020 04:55 PM PDT
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This is a summary of the news for the beginning of May 2020.

Chicago Broadcasting Network in alliance with Inside Publications is providing summaries of news articles that have appeared in the Inside-Booster, News –Star, and the Skyline.

For over a century Inside Publications newspapers has made a difference by making Chicagoans aware of issues that impact their neighborhoods.

EXPO - MAGIC OF THE WHITE CITY | Documentary Review
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April 19, 2020 04:07 PM PDT
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This is a review of a documentary video about the World's Columbian Expostion a/k/a The White City, held in Chicago 1893.

Inside Publications Chicago News Summary April 2020
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April 11, 2020 05:40 PM PDT
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Chicago Broadcasting Network in alliance with Inside Publications will provide summaries of articles that have appeared in the Inside-Booster, News –Star, and the Skyline.

For over a century Inside Publications newspapers have made a difference by making Chicagoans aware of issues that impact their neighborhoods.

This is a summary of the news for the beginning of April 2020.

Don't Spread It Around & Why is Chicago a "Toddling Town?"
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March 30, 2020 06:17 PM PDT
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“Don’t Spread It Around” is based on the iconic tune “Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)” and is my humble attempt to encourage my fellow Chicagoans to abide by the stay-inside mandate ordered by the Chicago City government to encourage the practice social distancing during this COVID-19 (Corona Virus) outbreak. Also some musing about why Chicago is a "toddling town" and more info about the original tune.

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