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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

Carlos Farmer works at the Anixter packaging center. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Chicago’s Anixter Center Celebrates Nearly A Century Of Service

It might appear to be your average packaging company on Chicago’s North side, but its employees make the Anixter center different from the others.

06/24/2013

Jeremiah Douchee, a Hales Franciscan student, is going to the Ivy League. (CBS)

Talented Low-Income Students Shying Away From Top Colleges: Study

CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley explains why.

03/25/2013

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Non-Profit Provides Tax Help For Low-Income Families

The nonprofit Center for Economic Progress will be in 15 communities this tax season.

02/10/2013

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Low-Income Families To Begin Applying For Heating Assistance

Nov. 1 has arrived, and no doubt, radiators and furnaces have been turned on for many residents. For low-income families, help available to pay for heating costs.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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Woman, Teenage Girl Hospitalized After Uptown High-Rise Fire

A woman and a teenage girl are recovering, after being injured in an electrical fire in a high-rise apartment building.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

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New Transit Cards Going Out For Low-Income Seniors

New RTA fare cards are going out to 427,000 Chicago-area seniors sooner than expected.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

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4,000 Prom Dresses To Be Given Away In Elgin

Area high school girls are getting a chance to be belles of the ball at their upcoming proms without breaking the bank.

WBBM Newsradio–04/13/2011

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End Of Line For The Enterprising Kitchen

Once called an “iconic social enterprise”, a one of a kind business in Chicago that trained low income women for work, has shut down.

WBBM Newsradio–12/15/2010