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Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 06:16 PM CDT

Local Group Aims to Send More Students to College

Local Group Aims to Send More Students to College

CPS CEO Dr. Janice Jackson talks to NBC 5's Kye Martin about a local group that is working to send more students to college. 

Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 at 01:57 PM CDT

The 47th Annual Rainbow PUSH International Convention Returns

The 47th Annual Rainbow PUSH International Convention Returns

Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. talks to NBC 5 about the upcoming Rainbow Push International Convention that is scheduled to take place June 13-16 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 06:47 PM CDT

Veterans Receive Hot Meals, Medical Care

Veterans Receive Hot Meals, Medical Care

Hundreds of veterans received a hot meal and health services on Friday, and many community groups collaborated to make it happen. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the details. 

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:22 AM CDT

Teachers Volunteer at Summer Drama Musical Camp

Teachers Volunteer at Summer Drama Musical Camp

Teachers at a local high school are volunteering their time to give kids incredible experiences as part of a theater camp. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the inspiring story.

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 10:14 PM CDT

'Strides for Peace' Hosts Race Against Gun Violence

'Strides for Peace' Hosts Race Against Gun Violence

'Strides for Peace' Race Against Gun Violence is about people joining forces, sharing resources and making a difference in the lives of people impacted by gun violence. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details.

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