‘Life-threatening’ Waves, Currents Possible At Chicago Beaches Today

The National Weather Service is warning people to stay out of the water at Chicago beaches. In other news: Crews will likely start building the project — complete with 25 affordable housing apartments — in June.  Also in the news today: The measure, which would go into effect in 2023, now heads to the Illinois Senate. Also in the news today: Throwback Thursday: Before pools were built at Portage Park, neighbors flocked to a lagoon there.  Also in the news today: A judge ruled that city officials must allow members of the public to weigh in at council meetings.  

 
 
 

May 25, 2017

 
 
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'Life-threatening' Waves, Currents Possible At Chicago Beaches Today  
‘Life-threatening’ Waves, Currents Possible At Chicago Beaches Today

The National Weather Service is warning people to stay out of the water at Chicago beaches.

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Humboldt Park's Huge New Homeless Facility Gets $3.5 Million In City TIF  
Humboldt Park’s Huge New Homeless Facility Gets $3.5 Million In City TIF

Crews will likely start building the project — complete with 25 affordable housing apartments — in June.

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Elected School Board Approved By Illinois House — Again  
Elected School Board Approved By Illinois House — Again

The measure, which would go into effect in 2023, now heads to the Illinois Senate.

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Portage Park Once Drew Swimmers With A Natural Lagoon  
Portage Park Once Drew Swimmers With A Natural Lagoon

Throwback Thursday: Before pools were built at Portage Park, neighbors flocked to a lagoon there.

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10 Chicagoans Would Get 3 Minutes To Speak At Council Meetings Under Plan  
10 Chicagoans Would Get 3 Minutes To Speak At Council Meetings Under Plan

A judge ruled that city officials must allow members of the public to weigh in at council meetings.

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