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Chicago WWI Moments

Fighting On Both Fronts

Watch the remarkable story of the 370th, one of the few African-American regiments to fight in World War I

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Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities - Children at a playground

Continued Committment

McCormick a part of philanthropic coalition aimed at reducing gun violence

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KIDS Rollout

Chicago Tonight reports on the rollout of the Illinois State Board of Education's kindergarten readiness assessment

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Come to Cantigny

Visit Colonel McCormick’s estate to see where it all began.

Cantigny Park

Cantigny Park

Part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundations, Cantigny Park is home to the McCormick House, First Division Museum, formal gardens, picnic grounds, walking trails and a Visitor Center with banquet and dining facilities

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Cantigny Golf

Cantigny Golf

One of the finest golf and hospitality destinations in the Midwest, Cantigny Golf includes 27 scenic holes, the year-round Cantigny Golf Academy, the 9-hole Cantigny Youth Links and a full-service clubhouse with dining and banquet facilities

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