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  • Photographer Greg Beals documents the global refugee crisis

    Reuters reports dozens of refugee resettlement offices are preparing to close nationwide, and more than 40 are cutting back. The slated closures are up for final review by the State Department, following President Trump’s decision to reduce the number of refugees allowed in the U.S. The Obama administration placed the limit at 110 thousand a year. But the Trump administration reduced that number to 45,000 for 2018, the lowest number since 1980. The refugee resettlement program helps refugees find housing […]

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  • Tracking Chicago gangs on social media

    CLTV anchor Judie Garcia talks with Desmond Patton, a professor at Columbia University in New York, about his research on the ways Chicago gang members are using social media and what he`s learned from their patterns online.

  • How a youth modeling group is fighting Chicago violence

    CLTV anchor Courtney Gousman talks with the founder of “Swag the Runway,” a youth modeling group tackling the issue of violence by getting Chicago kids involved in a productive activity.

  • Summer fashion trends and how to wear them

    CLTV anchor Courtney Gousman talks with lifestyle blogger Lauren Nolan (of the Lake Shore Lady blog) about this year’s hottest summer styles.

  • 5 most common resume mistakes

    CLTV anchor Courtney Gousman talks with author & career expert Tracey Wilen about the mistakes recent graduates often make when putting together their resumes as they begin the job search.

  • Michigan community rebuilding parks to reduce crime

      Parks and community spaces can do a lot to reduce a neighborhood’s crime rate. Case in point – Benton Harbor, Michigan, which has begun to rebuild their community, park by park. Benton Harbor’s mayor Marcus Muhammad joined CLTV to talk about it.

  • GoNoodle exercise videos benefit thousands of Chicago area kids

    Exercise has the power to keep us healthy and also reinvigorate our minds. CLTV anchor Courtney Gousman talked with Marcy Traxler of AMITA Health, which sponsors the GoNoodle exercise video program at local schools. We also learn how parents can take advantage of GoNoodle when kids are at home this summer! More info: https://www.gonoodle.com/

  • Chariot for Women: New ridesharing service just for ladies

    A new ridesharing service is coming to Chicago – and it’s strictly for women.  It’s called “Chariot for Women.” Founder Michael Pelletz joined us to tell us about it. For more information go to: http://www.chariotforwomen.com/

  • App helps community members document police abuse

    Here’s an interview CLTV’s Bill Moller did Tuesday with one of the young creators of an app that helps community members document incidents of police abuse. She created it with her two siblings in Atlanta after they had a negative experience with officers. And they hope to market it soon here in Chicago.

  • The perks to Halloween frights

    Sociologist Margee Kerr tells CLTV’s Courtney Gousman why so many people love the rush of being terrified.