Students take part in future-cities contest

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago middle-school students are getting a chance to put their virtual skills to use by creating physical models of future cities.

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Northwestern program wins White House honor

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois program that provides mentoring to minority high school girls interested science and health careers has been given a White House award.

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Keke Palmer fights against bullying

As the issue of bullying snowballs throughout the country, the YWCA along with Saving Our Daughters and actress-singer Keke Palmer has come together to encourage a solution.

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Young artist gives back; teaches kids

Once a student at a South Side art gallery-studio years ago, a local artist spend several afternoons each week at the same place giving back to current students.

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  • Written by by Jim Kuhnhenn
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