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Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday vetoed a bill that advocates say would have boosted urban agriculture efforts in Chicago and other cities across the state.

A demonstration on Aug. 10, 1968 in Chicago as the city prepared to host the Democratic National Convention. (David Wilson / Flickr)

A march planned for Saturday commemorating the 1968 anti-war protests held during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago will not just be a “nostalgia event,” says organizer Andy Thayer.

The names of prospective district volunteers must now be run through sex offender registries and the statewide list of violent offenders before they can be hired.

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A bill signed into law this week seeks to incorporate composted soil into state-funded landscaping projects. 

Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 at a ribbon-cutting for a renovated CTA Blue Line station on the city’s Near West Side. (Chicago Tonight)

The candidate pool in the race for mayor grows once again – and a new poll has some surprising results.

Watch the Aug. 21, 2018 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

St. Benedict The Moor Church in Pittsburgh, one of six Roman Catholic dioceses that was the focus of two-year grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania. (Trevin Shirey / Flickr)

Local reaction to a stunning two-year grand jury investigation that details alleged sexual abuse of more than 1,000 individuals by 300 “predator priests” – and a cover-up by church officials.

An exhibition conveys the role of the publishers of Ebony and Jet magazines in spreading the word on black culture from their onetime offices at 820 S. Michigan Ave.