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Chicago doctor among 3 killed in attack at Afghanistan hospital

A Chicago doctor from the Lawndale Christian Health Center was one of three American physicians shot and killed Thursday in a Kabul hospital, a health center official confirmed.

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Despite pleas, CPS hands three schools to private operator

Despite impassioned pleas from residents, parents, teachers and administrators — and sign-carrying protests outside — the Chicago Public Schools board voted Wednesday to “turn around” three elementary schools, laying off all teachers and staff and handing operations over to a private company.

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      C2E2 brings out pop culture fan favorites from TV, film and comic books — and Brian Posehn

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      C2E2 — celebrating a veritable who’s who of pop culture— takes place this weekend at McCormick Place. Comedian/writer/actor Brian Posehn will be appearing with Kyle Read More