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B.B. King Blues Legend, Dead at Age 89

B.B. King Blues Legend, Dead at Age 89 Blues legend B.B. King has died at the age of 89, Clark County, Nevada Coroner John Fudenberg told ABC News. King, who is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all-time, died at 9:40 p.m. Thursday, Fudenberg said. He had been living in hospice care in Las Vegas, which he had told his fans via his website on May 1. The musician, who has more than 40 studio albums ...

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Family Focus: Nurturing Children, Strengthening Families

    Family Focus: Nurturing Children, Strengthening Families Family Focus helps Chicago-area families living in low-income communities give their children the best possible start in life. Family Focus helps families gain the confidence and skills to be the parents they want to be. By offering customized classes, support groups and referral services in a welcoming and caring environment, Family Foc ...

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Kenwood Oakland Community Organization Celebrates 50 Years of Successful Neighborhood Revitalization

                    By:Naimah Latif Staff Writer Kenwood Oakland Community Organization Celebrates 50 Years of Successful Neighborhood Revitalization   KOCO Parent Organizer Jeanette Taylor-Ramaan give the Call To Action to attendees at the 50 Year celebration held Saturday at Kennicott Park. The Kenwood Oakland Community is home to some of the City of ...

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One Man’s Journey To Change the World

BY: Antoinette Logan Staff Writer Author: Marcus Carter One Man’s Journey To Change the World   Marcus Carter, The Goal Mentor, speaks a language most would like to know but have not yet learned it wasn’t overnight, he says, “one day it just clicked. Life takes us all through many phases and stages. How you maintain your position and transition is what determines your success.” Marcus, the man who want ...

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RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: – Kidz Express

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: - Kidz Express Kidz Express was a dream of the founders, Warren King and Duane Ehresman. The dream was to provide programs and services that helped build self-esteem in inner city children and to  expose children to the larger world around them. The mission of Kidz Express is to  bridge the gap between the Austin area of Chicago and Oak Park. Kidz Express originally partnered with The Au ...

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Four Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

Four Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child By Shantella Y. Sherman Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper   Through advancements in medical science, children can be protected against more diseases than ever before. Some diseases, like polio that once injured or killed millions of children, are no longer common in the U.S. The National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases n ...

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The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago

Mission Statement The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy. What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a medical condition that produces seizures affecting a variety of mental and physical functions. It’s also called a seizure disorder. When a person has two or more unprovoked seizures, they are considered to have epilepsy. A sei ...

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WORD OF MOUTH

WORD OF MOUTH AUSTIN – Let’s Take Care of Business 15th District Chicago Police Department Monthly Business Meeting Wednesday April 22, 2015 at 8:30 A.M. MacArthur’s Restaurant, 5412 W. Madison, Chicago, IL 1. Information Sharing: Business to Business information sharing allows us to address crime trends, as well as business opportunities, such as TIF, SBIF, Low interest loans, Competitive insurance etc. 2. ...

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Chicago city council approves $5 mil settlement in police shooting

Chicago city council approves $5 mil settlement in police shooting   Wednesday, the full Chicago City Council approved a $5 million settlement Wednesday with the family of a teenager who died after being shot 16 times last October by  a Chicago Police officer. Federal prosecutors and the FBI are investigating the death of the 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who police said was swinging a knife. Chicago Co ...

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The College Mentoring Experience

The College Mentoring Experience   CME offers youth an opportunity to work with a caring mentor to improve their ability to develop a positive attitude toward their future. The long term goal of CME is to empower students to break the habits that too often impede their academic excellence and their ability to make the right life choices -- avoiding the dangers and pitfalls that plague our urban communi ...

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