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Emanuel defends plan to offer refuge to 1,000 immigrant children

Citing his immigrant grandfather’s frightening flight from the pogroms of Eastern Europe, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday defended his decision to open the city’s arms to 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children fleeing violence in Central America.

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Rapper Taylor Bennett on #SaveChicago and city violence

Kanye, Common, Twista, Chance, Louie, Keef, Herb, Lupe and Katie all make headlines and keep Chi-town hip-hop front and center. It looks like Taylor’s turn is next. He’s skipping college for the moment so he can work on more music and the nonviolence campaign #SaveChicago.

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