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Chicago Connection : September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and Be The Match , the National Marrow Donor Program, is launching several campaigns to help people to learn more about the disease, and take action to help those searching for a matching blood stem cell or marrow donor. People with severe sickle cell can... Read More
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Chicago Connection: The Salvation Army Changes Red Kettle Season

When you see the red kettles out and about you know the holidays are near! Since this year has been hard on so many of us, the Salvation Army is making changes to their iconic Red Kettle fundraising to do the most good! For the first time in the organization’s 135-year history they are starting... Read More
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September is National Suicide Prevention Month

The month of September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Over 123 people take their life every single day in the country. While this month specifically is made to create awareness - educating, and getting involved in spreading the word for prevention happens all year long. For such a long time... Read More

It's About To Get 'Hot In Herre' On Dancing With The Stars

The lineup for the upcoming Dancing With the Stars season was announced on Wednesday (Sept. 2), and it includes rapper Nelly, the Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean and Tiger King star Carole Baskin. Video of 'Dancing With the Stars' 2020: Carole Baskin, Nelly head to the ballroom l GMA... Read More
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Illinois Organ and Tissue Donors Reach A Major Milestone!

Illinois has reached the 7 million mark for registered organ and tissue donors! Secretary of State Jesse White shared the news a few days ago: A post shared by Jesse White (@ilsecofstate) on Aug 26, 2020 at 1:22pm PDT Outside of the large number, why is that news so important? Each year nearly 300... Read More
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Chicago Connection : CLFF New Dates!

Like so many events, the Chicago Latino Film Festival set for April was postponed due to the pandemic. Good news is they've got new dates and they're coming up soon! The 36th annual CLFF is going virtual from September 18th-27th! A post shared by Chicago Latino Film Festival (@chilatinofilm) on Aug... Read More
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[LISTEN]: Mariah Carey Teases New Song "Save The Day"

Mariah Carey is dropping a new single at midnight and she just dropped a snippet of it. It's only a 9-second tease, and her fans are already going crazy over it. The song is called Save The Day and will feature Lauryn Hill. SAVE THE DAY (with Ms. Lauryn Hill) -- Tonight @ midnight ET!! -- 4 hours... Read More
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Find Out How CTA is Keeping Us Safe During the Pandemic

For many of us, the CTA is how we get around the city, get to work, meet up with friends - or is our only form of transportation. As we look to find our new normal during the pandemic (along with everything and everyone else) we wanted to check-in with CTA to see how they are adapting and find out... Read More