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As the name would indicate, a presidential library is a very special, almost sacred space. Its duty is to compile the many documents and artifacts of a president and his administration, and present them to the public for greater clarity and discussion. So when it was announced earlier today that former president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama unveiled their design plans for the 44th president’s library, many were excited, as it means the public is one major step closer to stepping foot in the 200,000-square-foot campus on Chicago’s South Side.
A judge who oversaw criminal cases in Cook County, Illinois, was shot to death early Monday outside his Chicago home and a woman he knew was shot and wounded, police said.
The federal government may be called in to quell the growing violence that plagues the city of Chicago.
The city of Chicago’s homicide count for 2016 surpassed the total number of killings the city saw in 2015 over Labor Day weekend, when the total reached over 500. Now, Chicago has logged more than 3,000shootings for the year so far, exceeding the total of 2,980 shootings that were recorded in all of 2015.