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Read An Excerpt From “Whistling Past The Graveyard”

In the bestselling tradition of To Kill a Mockingbird and The Secret Life of Bees, Whistling Past the Graveyard is an unforgettable story of friendship’s healing powers set against the backdrop of 1960s Mississippi.

04/02/2014

Earthquake

Earthquake Drill Held For Illinois, 9 Other States

Residents of 10 Midwestern and Southern states took part in an earthquake drill called the Great Central U.S. Shakeout this morning.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Chicago Skyline

Census: Many African-Americans Leaving Northern Cities

Census estimates show the nation’s African-Americans are leaving big cities in the Northeast and Midwest – including Chicago – at the highest levels in decades.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011