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Dialogue For Terry Tribute Concert, Part IIAugust 3, 2013 by Faro Vitale (Register to contact)
SAVE THE DATE
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
DIALOGUE FOR TERRY, PART II
The Man, His Music And His Legacy
Chicago Tribute Anthology to perform
Taft Choir and Jazz Band
$15.00 Donation/General Admission
All Proceeds for Taft Foundation (501c3)
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Online Threat to Taft High School Revealed to Be Hoax Patch.com
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New Taft Freshman Campus To Be Built On Northwest Side, Alderman Says DNAinfo
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New Taft Hall of Fame Honors All Eagles, Not Just Alumni DNAinfo
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Taft HS foundation inducts 48 into hall of fame; ceremony nets $20000 for the school Nadig Newspapers
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Alderman Warns of Possible Gun Violence at Taft High School Friday DNAinfo
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