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  • A Dumping Ground for the Poor

    Critics believe a zoning change in the works for a high-crime, low-income corner of Rogers Park will only make it worse.
  • A House Divided

    How the great black hope of political unity fell to the realities of power.
  • A Not-So-Level Playing Field

    While the Park District signs off on a deal to give Latin School a soccer field on public land, Lincoln Park High players contend with potholes, dogs, and a manhole cover camouflaged by carpet.
  • A Revival at Risk?

    Loop landlords say high property taxes are keeping downtown offices dark.
  • A Study in Contrasts

    A Wilmette middle school spends more than $14,000 per kid; Chicago gets ready to dole out $65 million to developers.