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Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 06:57 PM CDT

'Teacher Circle Swap' Gives Educators a Leg Up

'Teacher Circle Swap' Gives Educators a Leg Up

A pop-up exchange for teachers provided much-needed resources, and one first-year teacher is beyond grateful for the leg up. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story. 

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:43 PM CDT

Kids Battling Cancer Attend Summer Camp

Kids Battling Cancer Attend Summer Camp

The Palmer House Hotel rolls out the "gold" carpet for a group of special kids. Each child is living with cancer, but they're getting to experience summer camp just like any other kid. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 08:38 PM CDT

5th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Set in August

5th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Set in August

NBC 5's Alex Maragos speaks to Darlene Brooks, a walk coordinator, about the annual Chicago event scheduled to take place on August 18.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 05:28 PM CDT

Chicago Students Win Trip to Disney, But Need Help to Get There

Chicago Students Win Trip to Disney, But Need Help to Get There

Chicago students who worked hard to keep up their grades won a trip to Disney World from the Salvation Army – there’s just one problem.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM CDT

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.

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