January 2012

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Watkins attempts fourth bid at political office

Seeking to unseat Annazette Collins as state senator of West Side’s 5th District by La Risa Lynch A long shot best described Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins when she ran for mayor last year. But this time…

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Crane High School has own plan for improvement

by La Risa Lynch Emotions ran high at a public hearing held January 20th by Chicago Public Schools regarding the proposed closure of Crane High School on the city’s Near West Side. The inclement weather…