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UIC creates scholarship fund for slain ER doctor

CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois at Chicago has created a scholarship in memory of an emergency room doctor who was killed in a shooting at a Chicago hospital last year. The school says the Tamara O’Neal Scholarship Fund will benefit first-year medical students in its Urban ...Read more

Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick’s Day

CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of revelers lined the streets to watch the Chicago River be dyed green for St. Patrick’s Day. The annual tradition that dates back decades took place Saturday morning on a stretch of the river in downtown Chicago. Celebrants stood on the Michigan Avenue bridge and ...Read more