Election 2014

Stories, data visualizations on campaign finance, voter turnout. (Photo/Emily Brosious)

Chicago Marathon

Full race coverage. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)

Gun Violence

Storify of weekend shootings, homicides. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)

The Red Line Project: Read more about the site.

CTA Crime Maps: Search maps of various crimes near CTA lines and stations.
Chicago Marathon 2013: Full coverage of the 2013 race. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)
Chicago Stumbler: The Tumblr blog features some of the city's worst sidewalks. Story
Books on the El Photo

First Stop: Jackson

Group Turns Trains into Rolling Libraries with Books on the L 

Commuters on Chicago CTA trains have been finding books left behind on seats, but it's no accident. A group has organized a book-sharing program on the trains and tweets to the hashtag #booksonthel.

Photo: Commuters share books by leaving them on El trains. (Photo/Marc Filippino)

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Bruce Rauner Debate Photo

Second Stop: Election 2014

Quinn, Rauner Stick to Script in Third Debate 

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner met for a third head-to-head debate Monday night, with each candidate sticking to his familiar themes and points. Few surprises in a race that's projected to be a dead heat.

Photo: Bruce Rauner makes a point in the third debate. (Photo/Emily Brosious)

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Chicago Flu Shot Map Photo

Third Stop: Monroe

Searchable Map: Flu Shot Clinics in Chicago

This searchable map of flu shot clinics in Chicago is based on 2013-14 data from the Chicago Department of Public Health. 

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