Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws

Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws source: chicago.suntimes.com
Natalie Moore: Public policy created racial disparities in sentencing for cocaine and crack. Now, compassion is the guiding policy for heroin.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:49

Alderman wants to spend $25M to prevent 'bloody summer'

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At a time when a 60 percent surge in homicides and shootings has made Chicago a constant target of President Trump, Ald. Ricardo Munoz warned that something needs to be done to stop the bloodshed before the traditional summer surge in street violence.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:43

Man charged with Fernwood quadruple homicide in December

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JUST IN: Lionel Parks faces four counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder, according to Chicago Police.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:43

No LGBTQ category included in Census proposal for 2020 count

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Trump's Administration has changed its plan and didn't include gender identity and sexual orientation categories in its proposal for the 2020 Census.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:27

Dear Abby: I'm afraid to leave my abusive husband

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DEAR ABBY: A woman is so unhappy with her abusive husband she's tried to kill herself. She asks why she is so scared to leave him.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:23

Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s daughter to finish author’s project

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Chicago author Amy Krouse Rosenthal's daughter will be posting “a photo that represents something about" her mother for the next 62 days.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:04

Bucs coach: Bears QB Mike Glennon reminds me of MVP Matt Ryan

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Mike Glennon's former coach thinks he compares "favorably" to MVP Matt Ryan? Remember: Ryan led the NFL in passer rating (117.1), and posted career highs with 4,944 passing yards and a 69.9 completion percentage. While Glennon, on the other hand, hasn’t started a game since 2014.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 15:20

Emanuel wants to open O'Hare, Midway to food trucks

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed a plan to allow food trucks to set up shop at O'Hare and Midway airports.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 15:17

Bourjos trade opens door for White Sox' Jacob May

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The Sox trade of outfielder Peter Bourjos to the Rays cleared room for Jacob May to be the White Sox Opening Day center fielder.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:41

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' cast reunites for 20th birthday

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“This is like a high school reunion, but much worse because they all still look really great,” the series creator said.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:36

Police respond to Capitol Hill incident; shots fired

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UPDATE: A woman struck a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser with a vehicle near the Capitol and was taken into custody, police said.
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