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World Series 2016: Indians' pitching is just fine, and Cubs' offense is still dormant

CHICAGO — It’s a good thing that the “Party at Napoli’s” t-shirts have raised money for charity, because the proceeds are going to be extremely limited for the “Cool, Calm, Collected and Rational Thought at Napoli’s” shirts.

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CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cross-section of more than 400 of greater Chicago's education, city, business and nonprofit leaders will convene at UIC Forum on Thursday, November 3, to highlight innovative and effective efforts in K-12 education across the Chicago region, and discuss how to lead together through challenging times.

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On Oct. 21, members of 100+ Women Who Care of Will County had their “big check” presentation donating $2,800 to Northern Will County Special Recreation Association (NWCSRA).

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Top Box, FarmLogix win $500k grant to bring fresh local food to underserved families

Some Chicago Public Schools parents on the South and West sides could soon have the option of using an app to buy boxes of locally sourced meat and produce that will be delivered to the schools.

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Plainfield family raises money for low-income children with Halloween scenes

PLAINFIELD – When you build a dramatic Halloween display, people are sure to notice.

Even couples dressed like zombies about to say, “I do.”

“Last year, a wedding party got out and had their ceremony on the front lawn,” said Salvatore Perry, builder of the fundraising display. “They said, ‘Do you my mind if our minister blesses us?’ And I said, ‘Yeah, go for it.’ It was pouring rain outside.”

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Community Champions inspire, no matter what age

Despite the fact the Cubs were playing in game two of the World Series – writing that phrase still seems surreal --- an impressive crowd turned out last Wednesday for the Compassion Foundation's Annual Community Champions Recognition Dinner.

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