Cheryl Corley Cheryl Corley is a Chicago-based NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk. She primarily covers criminal justice issues as well as breaking news in the Midwest and across the country.
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Activist Bayard Rustin points to a map during a press conference four days ahead of the March on Washington in August 1963. AP hide caption

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Former Chicago Mayor Lends A Hand To Ailing Gary, Ind.

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Deadline Nears For Illinois To Allow Concealed Weapons

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The last high rise at Chicago's Cabrini-Green public housing complex was demolished in 2011. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Protesters of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel's plan to close dozens of city schools rally in the Capitol rotunda in Springfield, Ill., on Wednesday. The Chicago Board of Education voted to close 50 schools. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Bond For Accused Cleveland Kidnapper Set At $8 Million

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"Sue," the Tyranosaurus rex skeleton, is one of the most famous exhibits at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History John Zich/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago's Famed Field Museum Struggles To Dig Out Of A Hole

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