The grants will be funded by the areas' Tax Increment Financing districts, officials said. In other news: "Overall it has been stressful and hurtful," student artist Gelila Mesfin said about the last week.  Also in the news today: The owner is no longer staying open 24 hours and has added security guards. Also in the news today: The former president shared the stage with young organizers working for change in their communities.   Also in the news today: The shooting happened in the 400 block of East Garfield Boulevard.  

 
 
 

April 28, 2017

 
 
Bronzeville & Washington Park
 
 

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New Grants Available For Struggling Shopping Areas On South, West Sides  
New Grants Available For Struggling Shopping Areas On South, West Sides

The grants will be funded by the areas' Tax Increment Financing districts, officials said.

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Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then 'Attacked' My Character: Artist  
Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then ‘Attacked’ My Character: Artist

"Overall it has been stressful and hurtful," student artist Gelila Mesfin said about the last week.

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After Quadruple Shooting, Dowell Pushes For Changes At GoLo Gas Station  
After Quadruple Shooting, Dowell Pushes For Changes At GoLo Gas Station

The owner is no longer staying open 24 hours and has added security guards.

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Obama Says His 'Next Job' Will Focus On Empowering Young Leaders  
Obama Says His ‘Next Job’ Will Focus On Empowering Young Leaders

The former president shared the stage with young organizers working for change in their communities. 

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Ryan Thornton, 30, Killed In Washington Park Shooting, Officials Say  
Ryan Thornton, 30, Killed In Washington Park Shooting, Officials Say

The shooting happened in the 400 block of East Garfield Boulevard.

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