Chicago betting on Obama center to bring hope to South Side

Chicago’s South Side, an area with a reputation for rampant gun violence, decaying neighborhoods, and high unemployment, will soon get a $500 million shot in the arm in the form of the Obama Presidential Center. The new center in Jackson Park is being described as a “monument to the future.” The 500-acre Jackson Park is […]

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Obama’s bold steps on climate change can’t wait

With his new Clean Power Plan, President Obama is taking his boldest action yet on the issue of saving the planet. The new rules are the first ever to impose limits on carbon pollution from power plants. The approach aims for a 32 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, from 2005 levels, by 2030. “We’re […]

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