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  Chicago Indymedia: home
A Chicago IMC newswire post reports a dramatic improvement in the fortunes of more than two dozen student protesters at Morton High School who were threatened with expulsion for a holding a protest against the Iraq war.
Chicago activists joined nationwide efforts to block the FCC's rule changes, and succeeded in doing so.
Unlike in 2002 and 2003, where the struggle was mainly to inform about the very issue and its importance, efforts to galvanize Chicago have taken hold, thanks to grassroots organizing and media efforts.
chicago.indymedia.org   (1563 words)

  Chicago the Band Official Site
Chicago's longevity means that some of rock's most influential musicians have been big Chicago fans.
What she has was 'Chicago 16.'" The band now routinely has a multi-generation audience, with a whole new generation of fans.
Chicago's next CD was the delightful 'Night & Day (Big Band)' (May 1995) on Giant Records, on which the group lovingly revived Swing Era standards.
www.bignoisenow.com /chicago.html   (1580 words)

 The Recording Academy - Chicago Chapter
Chicago Chapter Project Coordinator Sarah Mudler and Youth Under Construction Director Lisa Sawicki introduced Twista, who discussed the evolution of his unique style of rap and the many influences he had on his music.
The Chicago Children's Choir surprised and delighted our guests by marching and chanting through the lobby and up to the stage, grabbing the audiences' attention with their beautiful harmonies.
The Chicago Chapter would like to extend our gratitude to all of our volunteers including Jay Kakaty and Howard Hertz, the Motor City Music Foundation who assisted with promotion of this event, St. Andrews Hall, our panelists, event sponsors, and prize package contributors for their donations and support of this event.
www.grammy.com /chicago.aspx   (4911 words)

 Grossman, James R.: The Encyclopedia of Chicago
Chicago is a city of size and mass, the cradle of modern architecture, the freight hub of the nation, a city built on slaughterhouses and cacophonous financial trading tempered by some of the finest cultural institutions in the world.
Nearly 400 thumbnail maps pinpoint Chicago neighborhoods and suburban municipalities; these maps are complemented by hundreds of fl-and-white and color photographs and thematic maps that bring the history of metropolitan Chicago to life.
The Encyclopedia of Chicago is one of the most significant historical projects undertaken in the last twenty years, and it has everything in it to engage the most curious historian as well as settle the most boisterous barroom dispute.
www.press.uchicago.edu /cgi-bin/hfs.cgi/00/16170.ctl   (443 words)

 EarthCam - Chicago Cam
Chicago is famous for deep dish pizza, Wrigley Field, the legendary Chicago Bulls, Cubs, and White Sox.
Chicago is the Midwest's capital, on equal footing with New York or Los Angeles.
Chicago is on Lake Michigan, which has 26 miles of beaches, trails, and boardwalks.
www.earthcam.com /usa/illinois/chicago/field   (238 words)

 ChicagoCentral   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chicago is a unique band in the sense that while maintaining a strong rock influence (these boys can JAM), they find a tasteful and almost masterful way to blend in a brass section led by the talented group of musicians that includes Lee Loughnane, Walt Parazaider, and Jimmy Pankow.
Chicago is a group whose songs never get old to listen to, never go out of style, and always seem to make a statement.
Chicago's music is the kind you can listen to when you want to jam, or want to relax.
members.aol.com /ChiCentral   (369 words)

 NFL.com - Chicago Bears Team News
On the ensuing Chicago possession, Kyle Orton fumbled, and Chris Crocker recovered for the Browns.
The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with offensive tackle John St. Clair and waived offensive tackle Marc Colombo to make room on the roster.
Chicago signed defensive tackle Darrell Campbell to the practice squad a week after waiving him from the 53-man roster.
www.nfl.com /teams/news/CHI   (303 words)

 Amazon.com: DVD: Chicago (Widescreen Edition) (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CHICAGO has, of course, enough of a rudimentary plot to cement together the dance numbers, which are the film's raison d'être.
It is the 1920s in Chicago and we enter this musical film through a saucy nightclub to see Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones) performing a duo act of All that Jazz on her own.
Because it's Chicago, and "you can't beat fresh blood on the walls", as Flynn tells Roxie (Renée Zellwegger), the new kid on the block as she finds out her fifteen minutes of fame have ran out.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005JLSE?v=glance   (2477 words)

 Chicago (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And yet, the urge to root for the bad guys is somewhat unsettling, for "Chicago" is a story about people beating the rap by manipulating the public, illiciting their sympathy and playing on their deep-seated need for the bizarre and bloody.
"Chicago" is a musical, and the film uses a gimmick of establishing two worlds: the real Chicago and a surreal fantasy world in the form of a Jazz-Age theater, where the song and dance takes place.
The mix of glitter and grime in "Chicago" is reminicent of last year's "Moulin Rouge," but those who thought the latter too excessive will probably find this one more appealing.
us.imdb.com /Title?0299658   (927 words)

 Chicago Real Estate - Find Realtors and Chicago Homes using Realtor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If a Realtor® is listing a home in Chicago or the surrounding area, you'll find it at Realtor.com, along with relevant details like description, property photos, maps, and neighborhood information.
Chicago Realtors®: Almost anyone can sell you real estate, but only Realtors® are backed by the National Association of Realtors® and are bound by its strict Code of Ethics.
Realtor.com is the headquarters for Chicago Association of Realtors® and is eager to help find a Realtor® near you.
www.realtor.com /Regional_Real_Estate/chicago.html   (261 words)

 4 Hotel Reservations Chicago - Accoomodation in Chicago
Perhaps Chicago's most identifiable claim to fame resides in its architecture.
It is the birthplace of the skyscraper, and its architects have initiated international architectural styles and movements, the most notable being the Chicago School and the Prairie School.
Chicago mainstays like a perfect steak or deep-dish pizza, the city's diverse dining offerings feature everything from ethnic dining to traditional family fare to the hottest new restaurants.
www.4hotelreservationschicago.com   (442 words)

 Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Chicago Fed's Detroit Branch Board will include two new members, a reappointed chairman and current board member.
Chicago Fed's Board of Directors will have three new members in 2008.
Chicago Fed Letter examines whether risk management in private equity has kept pace with rapid growth.
www.chicagofed.org   (185 words)

 Chicago Sun-Times
A Chicago man suspected in the 2006 fatal shooting of a Hyde Park Leona's restaurant manager was in custody in the Miami area Monday, Chicago police said.
MILWAUKEE -- Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella's suspension was set at four games Monday by Major League Baseball for his weekend dirt-kicking tantrum against an umpire.
Centerstage Chicago Chicago's original city guide is now part of the Sun-Times News Group.
www.suntimes.com /index.html   (1206 words)

The Chicago Manual offers two documentation styles, one using notes and bibliographies, the other using author-date citations and lists of references.
The Chicago Manual also gives guidelines for spelling and punctuation and discusses the treatment of numbers, quotations, illustrations, tables, foreign languages, mathematical symbols, abbreviations, and so on.
Internet sources differ in the kinds of information that are important for retrieval, and the model for each type of source reflects the information needed to retrieve that source.
www.bedfordstmartins.com /online/cite7.html   (2044 words)

 NARA - Great Lakes Region, Chicago - Main Page
The Ninth Annual Chicago Civil War Symposium scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2005, has been canceled.
The Chicago facility is located about 15 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, 30 miles southeast of O'Hare International Airport, and 2 miles southeast of Midway Airport.
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus 53A (the South Pulaski Road route) stops at South Pulaski Road and West 75th Street.
www.archives.gov /great-lakes/chicago   (230 words)

 ESPN.com: Chicago Bulls Clubhouse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Knicks were waiting for Eddy Curry to report to training camp amid suspense about medical tests into the irregular heartbeat that prompted Chicago to trade him this week.
Chicago, Not N.Y., Is Davis' Kind Of Town
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sports.espn.go.com /nba/clubhouse?team=chi   (151 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Chicago: Music From the Miramax Motion Picture [ENHANCED] [SOUNDTRACK]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The movie version of Kander and Ebb's Chicago was long in the making, but it's well worth the wait.
CHICAGO, the movie, is one of the strongest stage-to-film transitions to come out in a long time.
The soundtrack to the Oscar winning "Chicago" is one of those you can listen to all the way through and feel satisfyed when the last track finishes.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006RIO7?v=glance   (1988 words)

 Chicago Best Deals the World's Largest Las Vegas Resource - developed by HubMaxMedia offering information about Chicago ...
- Our Chicago directory is a great starting point for exploring ways to enjoy all that the Windy City has to offer.
01 :: Killing of Chicago Student Unsettles Campus Life - November 21, 2007, 8:36 pm - Students at the University of Chicago gathered to remember a graduate student from Senegal who was killed early Monday weeks before he was to receive his doctorate.
02 :: Chicago homecoming for BMW Championship from 2009 - November 21, 2007, 12:30 pm - The BMW Championship one of four lucrative events in the PGA Tour's FedExCup playoff series will return to Cog Hill Golf amp Country Club outside Chicago for three consecutive years from 2009 the Tour said on Wednesday.
www.chicago-bestdeals.com   (537 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Encyclopedia of Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In addition to the 77 recognized Chicago neighborhoods, 298 suburban municipalities in the six surrounding counties in northern Illinois and two in northern Indiana are covered.
The section on Italian Americans in Chicago and their role is in short weak and hardly indicative of their role in building Chicago.
This encyclopedia is a joint effort of the Newberry Library and the Chicago Historical Society, two organizations eminently qualified to condense one of the greatest cities in the world into a single volume.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0226310159?v=glance   (1987 words)

 New Jersey native wins Encyclopedia of Chicago trivia contest   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the Art Institute of Chicago, these questions—and dozens more like it—were asked as part of the first-ever Encyclopedia of Chicago trivia contest.
But the grandmaster of Chicago trivia was not a South Sider, North Sider or even a suburbanite—it was Chicago third-year and Upper Saddle River, N.J. native Evan Druce.
Chicago’s trivia champ, though, will not take all the credit for his victory.
chronicle.uchicago.edu /041104/triviachamp.shtml   (356 words)

 The Encyclopedia of Chicago: books on The Encyclopedia of Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Encyclopedia of the Chicago Literary Renaissance (Literary Movements Series
Encyclopedia of Organized Crime in the United States : From Capone's Chicago to the New Urban Underworld
The Complete Chicago Cubs: The Total Encyclopedia of the Team
www.campusi.com /title_The_Encyclopedia_of_Chicago.htm   (126 words)

 Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bob Hoskins learns the hard way that perhaps, in retrospect, it was unwise to treat Jet Li like a dog.
She expands her resume with a new remake of The Fog.
For those who have seen “Chicago,” these scenes are likely burnt into your mind.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/chicago   (1043 words)

 Chicago: Historical Information About Chicago
Listed here is a brief chronological history of Chicago which includes many links to Deaths, Disturbances, Disasters and Disorders in Chicago: A Selective Bibliography of Materials in the Municipal Reference Collection of the Chicago Public Library, and A Millenium Bibliography—Chicago in 1900.
To find more information about Chicago history for a homework assignment or your own research, either the Harold Washington Library Center downtown or your neighborhood library should be able to suggest books and other resources.The Chicago Historical Society is also a wonderful resource for Chicago history.
Includes brief history of the Sanitary District of Greater Chicago and the present Tunnel and Reservoir Project (TARP).
cpl.lib.uic.edu /004chicago/chihist.html   (381 words)

 ChooseChicago.com: Chicago hotels, restaurants, events, maps, things to do, conventions, business | Places to Explore
Varied shopping destinations lure visitors from distant lands and neighboring communities who crave the diversity in fashion and products they can’t find in their neck of the woods.
Chicago delivers cuisine with a fusion of flavor and excitement that will keep you coming back year after year…anyway you slice it, Chicago knows how to dine!
Whether you’re looking to catch the hottest new Broadway musical, laugh uncontrollably at one of the city’s comedy clubs or take in a classic open run show, you’ll certainly find it in Chicago.
www.choosechicago.com   (100 words)

 Chicago news, sports, photos, video, blogs, Chicago weather, business, travel, tourism, entertainment and jobs -- ...
Chicago news, sports, photos, video, blogs, Chicago weather, business, travel, tourism, entertainment and jobs -- chicagotribune.com
Reports of sleet and snow closing in on an already soggy Chicago Wednesday sent holiday travelers scurrying to airfields hours ahead of scheduled flights.
Chicago dad gets $750,000 bail in child-shaking case
www.chicagotribune.com   (227 words)

 Home - Metromix Chicago
Seen on the scene at Wilde Bar and Restaurant.
New on the scene: Chicago bars and clubs
Chicago’s The Academy Is confronts success and clothes-devouring fans
chicago.metromix.com   (539 words)

 Official Site of Chicago the Band - Welcome !!!
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www.chicagotheband.com   (59 words)

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