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List: Free Summer Concerts in Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion

2017 Chicago Blues Festival in Millennium Park (Photo credit: City of Chicago, DCASE)

The annual Grant Park Music Festival kicks off next month. The free concert series is just one way to see music under the stars in Pritzker Pavilion. See the full summer 2019 concert lineup.

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Inaugural Address

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot waves after being sworn in during her inauguration ceremony Monday, May 20, 2019. (AP Photo / Jim Young)

Did you miss the inauguration? Watch video of the ceremony or read the full text of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s inaugural address at Wintrust Arena. 

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The Growing Business of Cannabis in San Diego

In partnership with local PBS news programs around the country, the second in our series looking at the legalization of marijuana in communities across the U.S.

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How the Legalization Debate is Playing Out Across the US

This March 22, 2019 file photo shows a bud on a marijuana plant at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. (AP Photo / Julio Cortez, File)

Illinois, like many states, is grappling with legalization of recreational marijuana. In the first of a series, Brenda Flanagan of PBS member station NJTV News reports on how racial disparities impact the discussion in New Jersey.

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Historian: White Power Movement Has Roots in the Vietnam War

| Jay Shefsky
Kathleen Belew appears on “Chicago Tonight” on May 2, 2019.

In her book, “Bring the War Home,” Kathleen Belew argues that the white power movement is more organized than previously thought.

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4-8 Inches of Snow Possible for Chicago Area on Saturday

(Courtesy of Nenad Spasojevic)

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch Saturday for a storm system that could bring up to 8 inches of snow to the Chicago area.

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Report: NATO, at 70, Is ‘An Alliance in Crisis’

| Jay Shefsky

Earlier this month the North Atlantic Treaty Organization turned 70. A recent report says the alliance is in “crisis,” and a former U.S. ambassador to NATO says the biggest threat to the alliance may be the U.S. itself.

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