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Restaurant workers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport went on strike on Thursday. Employees of food service operator HMSHost have been working under an expired contact since August. G-Jun Yam/AP hide caption

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People are seen walking past the "You Are Beautiful" sign, an art installation by Matthew Hoffman, in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago's South Side. Nearly half of the people in this African-American neighborhood live below the poverty line, and many seniors have no idea there are public services that might help them. Kristen Norman/NPR hide caption

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Sometimes It Takes A 'Village' To Help Seniors Stay In Their Homes

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Leonard Gipson, one of 15 men who say corrupt Chicago police framed them and whose convictions were thrown out, talks to reporters Thursday. Teresa Crawford/AP hide caption

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Chicago Judge Throws Out 15 Convictions On Fears Police Reports Were Dishonest

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Former President Barack Obama extends his hand as he attends Cook County jury duty at the Daley Center on Wednesday in Chicago. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Even (Former) Presidents Have To Go To Jury Duty

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Portrait of American social worker Jane Addams (1860 - 1935), early 1900s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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When A Name Doesn't Quite Fit

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert leaves the Dirksen Federal Court House in a wheelchair after his sentencing on April 27, 2016 in Chicago, Ill. Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay $250,000 to a victim's fund for breaking banking laws; he had paid hush money to conceal his decades-old sexual abuse of a 14-year-old. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar López Rivera gestures as he is released Wednesday from house arrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after 36 years in custody. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Chicago's Fire Department has only half as many ambulances as it has fire vehicles, but it gets 20 times more medical calls than fire calls these days. Monica Eng/WBEZ hide caption

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Why Send A Firetruck To Do An Ambulance's Job?

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Parents, students and supporters of Chicago Public Schools teachers gather at a press conference in 2016 near Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home. Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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