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Students and parents from the Brighton Park neighborhood hold a protest rally in the Loop to criticize budget cuts being forced on Chicago schools. (Credit: CBS)

Protesters Say Budget Cuts For Schools ‘Making Things Worse’

Parent Anita Caballero said the mayor’s contention that he’s improving schools makes no sense.

07/11/2013

Parents and teachers protest outside a speaking engagement of Barbara Byrd-Bennett. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Parents, Teachers Protest Outside Speaking Event Of Schools CEO Byrd-Bennett

Parents and students protested earlier this evening outside of speaking engagement by the head of Chicago Public Schools, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

06/18/2013

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Crowd Swarms To Meeting On Violence Prevention In Brighton Park

A community meeting on violence prevention in the Southwest Side’s Brighton Park neighborhood drew more than 200 people Wednesday night to Kelly High School.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2012

Jeremy Lin. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

‘Linsanity’ Catching On In Chicago, Too

Derrick Rose is, without a doubt, the brightest basketball star in Chicago, if not its biggest sports star, period. But Rose and the Chicago Bulls’ success isn’t stopping “Linsanity” from taking root in Chicago, as New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin continues to dazzle the NBA.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012