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(Courtesy Vicki Huddleston)

Vicki Huddleston, a former U.S. ambassador, shares stories from her new memoir, “Our Woman in Havana.”

Anti-violence protesters plan to shut down a portion of the Dan Ryan Expressway on Saturday, July 7, 2018. (Ken Lund / Flickr)

Illinois State Police are asking the Rev. Michael Pfleger to reconsider a planned gun violence march on the Dan Ryan expressway this weekend, telling protesters they could face arrest and calling the potential for injury or loss of life “enormous.”

Susan Russell (Chicago Animal Care and Control / Facebook)

The ouster last weekend of Chicago Animal Care and Control’s executive director, whose short tenure resulted in the fewest instances of euthanasia at the agency since that data has been recorded, has got folks howling across the city.

One in four CPS schools failed a recent round of blitz inspections designed to examine things like overall cleanliness and pest control. See if your school passed or failed its inspection.

John von Rhein (Courtesy of Chicago Tribune)

The Chicago Tribune’s newly retired classical music critic looks back on four decades of listening. 

Watch the July 3, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

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Despite an increase this week to the city’s minimum wage, many Chicagoans still aren’t earning what some researchers call a “living wage.”

Exploring the change in the way you register to vote at the DMV – a change that’s rolling out this week.

Orangutans are one of humankind’s closest cousins. We meet a baby orangutan as she takes a trip to the doctor.

A new exhibition conveys the role of the publishers of Ebony and Jet magazines in spreading the word on black culture from their onetime offices at 820 S. Michigan Ave.