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Collins Academy High School Hopes to Remain Open

Collins Academy High School Hopes to Remain Open

Chicago Public Schools officials are on the verge of closing Collins Academy High School. Collins Academy, located on the west side of Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood, is a predominately African-American high school. It has an academic history of being below CPS standards based on the city’s requirements. Chicago’s school evaluation system is based on levels. […]

Amazon to Announce Prime Location in 2018

Amazon to Announce Prime Location in 2018

Cities in North America are poised to lure Amazon after hearing their plans to build its second headquarters in September 2017. They can also employ 50,000 people at this new site. After $7 billion dollars in potential tax credits were extended by the state of New Jersey, more offers began to rise. For instance, Kansas City, Missouri’s […]

Roz Varon Book Signing at DuSable Museum of African American History

Roz Varon Book Signing at DuSable Museum of African American History

The DuSable Museum of African American History is pleased to welcome, ABC7 Chicago’s Emmy Award-winning Traffic Reporter Roz Varon, for a very special discussion and signing of her recently published book “On The Road With Roz: Adventures in Travel and Life.” Leading the discussion will be Roz’s friend and fellow Emmy Award-winning colleague, Hosea Sanders, ABC7 Chicago […]

Chicago State University Slated for Closure Due to Political Impasse

Chicago State University Slated for Closure Due to Political Impasse

Due to overwhelming financial strains, Chicago State University (CSU) has issued pink slips to over 900 faculty members. The letter, which was sent Feb. 25, 2016, comes not as a shock to many, but a grim reality. Due to the failure of Governor Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan to reach common ground […]

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