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Gaza teen’s war tweets make her a social media sensation News

Palestinian teen Farah Baker taps out tweets that capture the drama of the tumult and fear around her

August 11, 2014

Photos: 2014 Bud Billiken Parade
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August 10, 2014

Many came out to witness and participate in the annual Bud Billiken Parade.

NIU campus tragedies inspire alum to create mobile panic button
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August 7, 2014

After a series of tragedies at NIU, an alum created a mobile panic button similar to a life alert system for students.

Hinsdale school official: Hatchet photo ‘alarming’
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August 7, 2014

Teachers shared a photo of a hatchet lodged in a car via Facebook

CPS soliciting bids for 3 schools closed last year
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August 6, 2014

CPS is determining what to do with the vacant buildings

PHOTOS: Lollapalooza
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August 5, 2014

Checkout photos of the best moments from Lollapalooza 2014.

Watch “Lost Friends”
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July 31, 2014

Violence through the eyes of Chicago's youth

Teen bets it all, loses on ‘Jeopardy!’
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July 30, 2014

Buffalo Grove High School student leaves with $10,000

Teens set themselves ablaze for Facebook ‘fire challenge’
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July 30, 2014

"Fire challenges" are popular on Facebook and YouTube