The winning design for the American Institute of Architects' competition to design a tiny house community for Chicago was built in two days and displayed at the University of Illinois, Chicago campus. Courtesy of Marty Sandberg hide caption

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As A Guerrilla Movement, Tiny Homes May Emerge As Alternative To Shelters
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Chicago's North Broadway Street has been undergoing water main upgrades in the past few weeks, with more work scheduled this year. The upgrades are part of the city's 10-year plan to replace 900 miles of water pipes. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Chicago's Upgrades To Aging Water Lines May Disturb Lead Pipes
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Feds: Denying Housing Over Criminal Record May Be Discrimination
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A Madison Water Utility Crew works to dig up and replace a broken water shutoff box in preparation for a larger pipe-lining project. Madison started using copper instead of lead pipes in the late 1920s. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Avoiding A Future Crisis, Madison Removed Lead Water Pipes 15 Years Ago
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Chicago Considers 3 Finalists To Lead Ailing Police Department
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A sign at the Westside Diner in Flint, Mich., reassures customers that it serves uncontaminated water pulled from Detroit's drinking supply. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images hide caption

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Tests Say The Water Is Safe. But Flint's Restaurants Still Struggle
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Public Universities Struggle Without State Aid Amid Illinois Budget Crisis
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On Road To Recovery, Ferguson Residents Have Different Ideas
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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner Overlooks Budget Crisis In State Of The State Speech
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7 Months Without A Budget, Ill. Gov. Rauner To Deliver State Address
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Black Lives Matter Protesters Crash U.S. Conference Of Mayors Meeting
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Chicago Shooting Drives Calls For Emanuel To Go, So Far Without Result
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Furor Over Police Shootings In Chicago Continues
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Latest Chicago Police Shooting Ramps Up Calls For Mayor To Step Down
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Protesters And City Policing: 2016 Brings Room To Improve Relations
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