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A plane arrives at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Jet Noise Frustrations Remain After First FAA Meeting On New O’Hare Runway

The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday held the first in a series of workshops to discuss a new runway at O’Hare International Airport, but the meeting did little to alleviate the frustration of residents who have suffered through an increase in jet noise for the past two years.

08/11/2015

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City To Host Workshop On Upcoming Minimum Wage Hike

With the minimum wage in Chicago about to rise to $10 an hour next month, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to begin an effort to help educate workers on what’s in store.

06/10/2015

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Supporters Host Patient Education Event

Patient numbers have been low so far in the Illinois medical marijuana program. A daylong event planned Saturday in Chicago aims to answer questions for patients who’ve been on the fence.

06/03/2015

Artistic rendering of a Whole Foods Market planned for the Englewood neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Potential Whole Foods Suppliers Flock To Englewood Workshop

Chicago area entrepreneurs filled an auditorium at Kennedy-King College on Friday, hoping Whole Foods would pick their products to fill the shelves of a store scheduled to open in Englewood at the end of the year.

01/23/2015

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Women’s Trade Group Hosting Construction Career Workshop

A support group is trying to encourage more Chicago women to become this generation’s Rosie The Riveter.

01/21/2015

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City Hall Workshop Helps Entrepreneurs Boost Business With Twitter

The “Twitter for the Technologically Challenged” workshop at City Hall showed Mark Gray how he can better showcase electricity-saving products from his energy-auditing business.

WBBM Newsradio–04/12/2013

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1,000 Attend Local Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

More than 1,000 homeowners showed up Saturday at the South Holland Community Center, where state officials sponsored a program to help people facing foreclosure.

10/13/2012

File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Gets ‘Tremendous Response’

In Chicago, 97,000 homes were foreclosed last year – the second-highest foreclosure rate in the nation. Statewide, more than 103,000 homes had a foreclosure filing in 2011, the eighth-highest rate in the country.

03/31/2012

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NAACP Concerned About Churches Partnering With Banks

An alliance between black churches in the south suburbs and a local bank is raising eyebrows at the NAACP.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

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Making A Scene: Family Guide To The Lill Street Art Center

The Lill Street Art Center offers amazing kids classes, fun-themed kid’s camps, family drop-in workshops and adult classes in seven different departments: ceramics, metalsmithing & jewelry, painting & drawing, printmaking, textiles, glass, and digital arts & photography. So why not visit?

11/11/2011