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Along with officer elections, students voting in this year’s student government elections will get to take a stand on two referenda when the polls open March 25-26. The first referendum asks if Metropolis Coffee Company …

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Northbound Red Line trains will be going express from Sheridan to Jarvis starting Friday night and until early Monday morning. The Chicago Transit Authority stated on its website that the service is being changed this weekend due to …

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Chicago voters didn’t let incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel go home with the top City Hall seat, and the mayor will be facing candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in a runoff election April 7. With about 45 …

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Ald. Joe Moore retained his seat in Chicago’s 49th Ward, where most of Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus is located. This was Moore’s eighth consecutive win in an aldermanic election. He defeated second-time challenger and Loyola …

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The temperatures keep dropping, and so do the crime rates in Rogers Park. Compared to the first seven weeks of 2014, reported crime is down 9 percent so far this year, according to Chicago Police …

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With -8 degrees air temperature at dawn and wind chill approaching -30 degrees, today is the coldest Feb. 19 in recorded history. Today’s high of 2 or 3 degrees will beat the previous 1936 record …

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Around the country, attitudes toward medical marijuana are shifting. More than 20 states have medical cannabis laws, and 85 percent of American voters are in favor of medicinal use of marijuana, according to a recent …

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In the aldermanic elections for Chicago’s 49th Ward, Loyola alumnus Don Gordon is taking on 23-year incumbent Joe Moore for the second time. Comprised of Rogers Park and parts of Edgewater and West Ridge, the …