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Durbin: Trauma Center At U Of C Hospital “Not A Casual Decision”

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was trying to stay out of the dispute over whether the University of Chicago Medical Center should open a trauma center on its Hyde Park hospital campus.

08/12/2014

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Activists, Alumni Rally For Trauma Center At U Of C

Activists pressing the University of Chicago to open a trauma center to treat victims of violence rather than have them taken miles away with potentially deadly consequences are using the University’s alumni weekend to try to make their point.

06/07/2014

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Forget Presidential Library; Some South-Siders Want Trauma Center

It’s a debate that’s heating up, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

05/08/2014

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Activists Continue To Push For Trauma Center At U Of C

Activists who have been staging demonstrations and sit-ins and marches and sometimes getting themselves arrested as they try to get the University of Chicago to get back into adult trauma care, say new research from Northwestern suggests that lives could be saved if there were a south side trauma center.

05/28/2013

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Protesters March For Adult Trauma Center At U Of C

Around 70 protesters marched on the University of Chicago Medical Center demanding the school provide a Level 1 trauma center to the surrounding South Side neighborhoods.

02/23/2013

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Halloween Protest Demands Trauma Center At U Of C

Youth activists and University of Chicago students marched to the U of C Medical Center to demand that the hospital reopen its trauma center.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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Ministers Push For Casino In Ford Heights

A coalition of south suburban ministers said Monday that it’s not promoting gambling, but the ministers do want a casino in far south suburban Ford Heights.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

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Protesters Ask U Of C Hospitals To Reopen Trauma Center

As Provident Hospital postponed its decision to stop accepting ambulance runs, protesters called on the nearby University of Chicago Hospitals to restore its adult emergency room to trauma center status.

WBBM Newsradio–01/15/2011

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Teens Protest Lack Of U. of C. Trauma Center

Friends of a slain South Side teen are keeping up pressure on the University of Chicago Medical Center with a protest today designed to get the hospital to reopen its trauma center.

11/12/2010