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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Woman Raises Awareness on Pancreatic Cancer After Loss

Woman Raises Awareness on Pancreatic Cancer After Loss

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter speaks to Heather Horner, co-organizer of the Horner Hsutle 5K Fun Run/Walk event to bring awareness to pancreatic cancer. Watch »

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 7:36 AM

F3 Men's Workout Groups Build Muscle and Character

With more workout options than ever, there's one exercise group that looks to build both muscle and character. Read »

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 7:47 PM
Nike Transforms Abandoned Chicago-Area Church Into Basketball Court

Nike Transforms Abandoned Chicago-Area Church Into Basketball Court

Virtually everyone is familiar with Nike's trademark slogan "just do it". Now, the major sporting goods company is taking it's own advice by helping create a pop-up training camp in Chicago.NBC... Watch »

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 7:47 PM
Fifth Graders Learn How to Run a Business in Summer Camp

Fifth Graders Learn How to Run a Business in Summer Camp

A local summer academy teaches elementary students the basics on how to run a business--manning a food truck. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details.   Watch »

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 at 10:32 AM
Korean Cultural Center of Chicago: Promoting Peace and Awareness

Korean Cultural Center of Chicago: Promoting Peace and Awareness

The Korean Cultural Center of Chicago is empowering all people to coexist peacefully while promoting Korean culture. Board member Connie Dmochowsky speaks about the non-profit organization and the upcoming... Watch »

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 10:12 PM
Program Aims to Expose Minorities Students to Golf

Program Aims to Expose Minorities Students to Golf

Golf is considered an expensive sport. But a local organization is trying to expose minorities to the sport. And at the end of the program the girls can apply for a full ride scholarship to a university. NBC 5's Watch »

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 6:56 PM
Non-Profit Embraces 'Support Our Schools' Campaign

Non-Profit Embraces 'Support Our Schools' Campaign

A non-profit organization is helping bring school supplies and teachers in low income areas, and NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has their remarkable story.  Watch »

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 8:23 PM
Beatles & Beethoven: When Classical Meets Rock at Highland Park

Beatles & Beethoven: When Classical Meets Rock at Highland Park

Two musicians are teaming up to make a difference in Highland Park—one plays classical and the other rock. Both have been providing free community concerts for decades and they will soon share the... Watch »

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 at 7:20 PM
The Miracle Center Revamps 'Grease' in Honor of its 40th Anniversary

The Miracle Center Revamps 'Grease' in Honor of its 40th Anniversary

The classic movie 'Grease' celebrates its 40th anniversary this summer and a performing arts center is bringing the movie to life. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the details. Watch »

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 9:04 PM
'WITS' Summer Reading Program Prepares Low-Income CPS Students

'WITS' Summer Reading Program Prepares Low-Income CPS Students

A summer reading program is making sure every CPS student is kindergarten ready. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the details. Watch »

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