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Looted Roseland business gets some help cleaning up

Top Gold Jewelry was broken into on May 30 in the wake of protests prompted by George Floyd’s death.

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How 2 profs from Loyola made ‘Flannery,’ about writer who did only one TV interview

The new documentary about Flannery O’Connor, a Southern author who died in 1964, uses archives and interviews with friends, family, and fans to provide an expansive view of her life.

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Foreign students at local colleges relieved they won’t have to put ‘safety at risk’ after rule barring them from taking online-only courses rescinded

The Trump administration rule would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Second-oldest eastern black male rhino in North America dies at Lincoln Park Zoo

Maku, who was 34, had been brought the zoo to breed with another rhinoceros in 2003.

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‘Boystown’ nickname for North Side neighborhood sparks dueling online petitions

The first petition, started two weeks ago, asks the Northalsted Business Alliance to stop using ‘Boystown,’ arguing the nickname is exclusionary. A new petition, started just this week, wants to keep the nickname.

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New Trump rule on foreign students leaves Illinois universities scrambling: ‘It hurts us ... it hurts our students’

Even as many colleges plan to offer many online-only courses this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, the federal government says students could be deported if they don’t take in-person classes.

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University of Chicago removes two campus tributes to Stephen Douglas

The university has taken down a bronze plaque of Douglas, and a stone from the Old University of Chicago. Both are being moved to the university library’s Special Collections Research Center.

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Activists plan two South Side marches against Chicago violence

The marches organized by Revolution Club Chicago will take place July 11 in Englewood and the next day in South Shore. Both are areas the group described as particularly affected by violence.

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En la vigilia por el niño asesinado, sus padres se quejan porque la policía los trató como sospechosos

El padre, Thomas Gaston, le dijo a la multitud que la policía lo había tratado "mal", "como si yo fuera el sospechoso". Se refería a la teoría de la policía de que él, no su hijo, había sido el objetivo del tirador.

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At vigil for slain toddler, parents complain how police treated them: ‘We are not pleased’

"Enough is enough," some chanted as they held signs with photos of Sincere Gaston, the 20-month-old boy slain Saturday afternoon. The tearful vigil was held near the spot where Sincere was shot and killed.