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Ford celebrates assembly line

Ford celebrates assembly line

CHICAGO | Back when a car was still more of a gee-whiz invention than a household staple, workers hand-built vehicles one at a time by moving down rows of sawhorses and installing parts at each station.

October 07, 2013 5:15 pm Video Photos

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INTRO: Mitch Markovitz ends up exactly where he always wanted to be

INTRO: Mitch Markovitz ends up exactly where he always wanted to be

For a South Side kid like Mitch Markovitz, trains were everything. Clattering in the distance and whistling through the night when you were falling asleep and marking off day parts when you were awake.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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6 local men arrested in drug, gun sweep on South Side

CHICAGO | Six local men are among 17 members or associates of the Black Disciples street gang arrested this week in a federal drug dealing and gun sweep centered on the Altgeld Gardens area on Chicago’s South Side.

April 05, 2013 2:10 pm
Trainspotting: How Mitch Markovitz ended up exactly where he always wanted to be

Trainspotting: How Mitch Markovitz ended up exactly where he always wanted to be

For a South Side kid like Mitch Markovitz, trains were everything. Clattering in the distance and whistling through the night when you were falling asleep and marking off day parts when you were awake.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Combat ready: Fighting diabetes on Chicago's South Side

Combat ready: Fighting diabetes on Chicago's South Side

Diabetes strikes African-Americans on Chicago's South Side at twice the national average. An innovative program strikes back with fresh food options, health care and exercise to combat the high prevalence of the disease.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am

USX development may begin in 2012

CHICAGO | Development of the long-vacant U.S. Steel site on Chicago's South Side may finally get under way next year.

January 17, 2011 12:00 am
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