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Jackson Park Photo

First Stop: Chicago 3.0

Jackson Park Getting $12 Million Eco-Makeover

In the fourth installment of our Chicago 3.0 series, we look at a Jackson Park eco-restoration project that's kicking off in December and the soft launch of Maggie Daley Park downtown.

Photo: The project will reshape Jackson Park's landscape. (Photo/Michael Bussey)

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Petere Nickeas Photo

Second Stop: Chicago Violence

Covering Chicago Crime from the Front Lines

In a Q&A with The Red Line Project's Scott Sutton, Chicago Tribune reporter Peter Nickeas talks about covering overnight crimes and gun violence in the city. Related:

Photo: Peter Nickeas reports from a crime scene. (Photo courtesy Peter Nickeas)

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Books on the El Photo

Third 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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