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Chicago Neighborhoods Fight For $1.7 Billion In Unused TIF Cash

CHICAGO — On Nov. 13, outside of the Chicago City Council chambers, Amisha Patel was busy tying up loose ends. Patel, 38, is the executive director of Grassroots Collaborative, a coalition of Chicago…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 6, 2013
LENGTH: 8 minutes (2080 words)

The Real Story of Simeon Basketball Coach Robert Smith

On the morning of Simeon Career Academy’s opening game of the Public League playoffs, coach Robert Smith sat behind the desk in his office and reflected on an eventful season. His team, led by…
PUBLISHED: Feb. 24, 2013
LENGTH: 13 minutes (3262 words)