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Chicago Tonight

WTTW News Explains: How Does Lake Effect Snow Work?

A look at how lake effect snow works in the Chicago area.

WTTW News Explains: How Does Lake Effect Snow Work?

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Chicago Tonight

WTTW News Explains: What Is Chicago's Street Grid System?

When it comes to directions in Chicago, you just need to know the grid.

WTTW News Explains: What Is Chicago's Street Grid System?

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More Chicago Families Turning to Private, Charter Schools

A number of Chicago parents are sending their kids to private or charter schools.

More Chicago Families Turning to Private, Charter Schools

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Communities of Color See Need for Diverse Therapists

Mental health advocates say there is a need for diverse therapists.

Communities of Color See Need for Diverse Therapists

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Lincoln Park Zoo Lion Expecting Cub

A lion at Lincoln Park Zoo is expecting.

Lincoln Park Zoo Lion Expecting Cub

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Chicago Tonight

Why Are Chicago Elections Nonpartisan?

Chicago has held nonpartisan elections since 1999.

Why Are Chicago Elections Nonpartisan?

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Renewed Push to Ratify Equal Rights Amendment

Though 38 states ratified the ERA, decades have passed since a Congressional deadline.

Renewed Push to Ratify Equal Rights Amendment

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Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Hull Dies at 84

Chicago Blackhawks legend Bobby Hull has died at age 84.

Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Hull Dies at 84

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Chicago Tonight

Foxx: Why Cook County Is No Longer Prosecuting R. Kelly

Cook County is ending its nearly 4-year case against R&B singer R. Kelly.

Foxx: Why Cook County Is No Longer Prosecuting R. Kelly

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Chicago City Council Gets Look at ComEd Deal

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is urging the City Council to extend a deal with ComEd.

Chicago City Council Gets Look at ComEd Deal

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Candidate Under Fire After CPS Parade Marching

A City Council candidate's supporters marched with a CPS contingent at a parade.

Candidate Under Fire After CPS Parade Marching

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Area Oil Refineries Among Worst Water Polluters, Study Says

A nonprofit studied pollution by oil refineries and the discharge of toxic chemicals.

Area Oil Refineries Among Worst Water Polluters, Study Says

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‘Winter Dreams’ Art Exhibit Celebrates the Season

Artists are examining and embracing the frigid season with bold artwork.

‘Winter Dreams’ Art Exhibit Celebrates the Season

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Memphis Authorities Release Video in Tyre Nichols' Death

Five Memphis police officers were fired and charged with second-degree murder.

Memphis Authorities Release Video in Tyre Nichols' Death

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Little Progress in Plan to Make Crosswalks More Accessible

Chicago is moving at a snail's pace installing accessible pedestrian signals.

Little Progress in Plan to Make Crosswalks More Accessible

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Chicago Tonight

Chicago Housing Authority CEO on Affordable Housing

CEO Tracey Scott discusses criticism, complaints and the state of affordable housing.

Chicago Housing Authority CEO on Affordable Housing

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In Your Neighborhood: Bronzeville Gets Historic Designation

National leaders show support for preserving the history of Bronzeville.

In Your Neighborhood: Bronzeville Gets Historic Designation

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Demand for Mental Health Services a Challenge for Providers

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought mental health issues to the fore.

Demand for Mental Health Services a Challenge for Providers

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CPS Told Lightfoot Campaign Emails Were Inappropriate

CPS officials put the brakes on Lightfoot campaign emails asking for student volunteers.

CPS Told Lightfoot Campaign Emails Were Inappropriate

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Chinatown Readies for Lunar New Year Amid Security Concerns

The Lunar New Year Parade is returning to Chinatown this weekend.

Chinatown Readies for Lunar New Year Amid Security Concerns

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Chicago Tonight

WTTW News Explains: What Exactly Is Lake Effect Snow?

How Lake Michigan influences Chicago's climate.

WTTW News Explains: What Exactly Is Lake Effect Snow?

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Woman-Owned Gym Reshaping Fitness Ideals

A Waukegan gym is taking a different approach to gym culture.

Woman-Owned Gym Reshaping Fitness Ideals

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Spotlight Politics: García Edits TV Ad After Probe Launched

The WTTW News Spotlight Politics team on the latest local and national headlines.

Spotlight Politics: García Edits TV Ad After Probe Launched

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Mental Health Clinics Remain Important Topic in Mayoral Race

The fight for affordable mental health care and its impact on Chicago politics.

Mental Health Clinics Remain Important Topic in Mayoral Race