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 2021-09-22 19:39 

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O'Hare ranked last among biggest U.S. airports as passenger satisfaction starts to dip from record highs earlier in the pandemic...

Passenger satisfaction at America's airports is starting to dip from all-time highs as airports get busier, with O'Hare International Airport ranking last and Midway Airport in the bottom half, according to a study released Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 19:05 

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Art Institute employees gain majority support for union, ask museum for voluntary recognition...

Backed by majority support from employees, organizers at the Art Institute and the School of the Art Institute announced Wednesday they are asking museum leadership to voluntarily recognize the first labor union at the iconic Chicago cultural institution...

 2021-09-22 19:03 

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Panthers vs. Texans odds, promo: Bet $5, win $150 on either team's moneyline...

Who's ready for Thursday Night Football?! Last week's matchup went down to the wire, and hopefully we'll see another good game between the Panthers and the Texans in Week 3....

 2021-09-22 18:49 

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Parkview permit parking lot near the Naperville train station being converted to daily use over the weekend...

This weekend the Parkview lot at the Naperville train station will be switched from quarterly permit system parking to one in which commuters pay daily....

 2021-09-22 18:46 

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Former Chicago police sergeant pleads guilty to misdemeanor battery charges in 2018 off-duty bar brawl...

A now-retired Chicago police sergeant pleaded guilty to reduced charges last week in connection with a North Side bar brawl that left two men with serious injuries, court records show....

 2021-09-22 18:34 

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Quickly: Readers sound off on the issues of the day...

Quickly for Thursday, Sept. 23...

 2021-09-22 18:34 

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Justin Fields will make his 1st NFL start Sunday when the Chicago Bears play the Browns in Cleveland...

Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields will make his first start Sunday against the Browns in Cleveland, coach Matt Nagy said. Andy Dalton, the starter for the first two games, suffered a left knee injury in Week 2 and is week to week....

 2021-09-22 18:28 

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Attorney general to hold public town hall about investigation into Joliet policing...

Investigation into Joliet Police Department practices follows the death of a Joliet man, Eric Lurry, in police custody in 2020....

 2021-09-22 18:21 

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United Airlines says 97% of US employees have been vaccinated...

United Airlines says more than 97% of its U.S.-based employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 now that there is less than a week before a deadline to get the shots or get fired....

 2021-09-22 18:20 

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Devin Hester is among the 1st-year eligibles for the Pro Football Hall of Fame along with DeMarcus Ware and Robert Mathis...

Ten first-year eligible players, including defensive standout DeMarcus Ware and return specialist Devin Hester, are among 122 nominees for the 2022 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame....

 2021-09-22 18:18 

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Volo Bog provides the spooky setting for storytelling event...

Award-winning storyteller Megan Wells will spin yarns Oct. 9 at Volo Bog in Ingleside....

 2021-09-22 18:05 

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Fantasy football Week 3 lineups: Start George Kittle and sit Clyde Edwards-Helaire...

Several late-bloomers began showing signs last week of returning to fantasy prominence, you just have to take a leap of faith....

 2021-09-22 18:00 

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Casino stages reopening, with rock band Disturbed launching new Hard Rock stage...

During the pandemic months since the casino's May opening, the stadium seating rows were retracted, opening up the cavernous area to be used for additional slot machine gaming to allow for social distancing....

 2021-09-22 17:43 

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CPS has tallied nearly 500 COVID-19 cases, still has no safety agreement with its teachers union; Arwady calls number 'very low'...

The mayor accused CTU of "being on the sideline and lobbing bombs from the cheap seats."...

 2021-09-22 17:37 

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Speak Out: If speed kills, everyone on the Autobahn should be dead; making 'bad decisions' doesn't make you a dictator; homegrown terrorist scarier than those from other countries...

Speak Out comments submitted for publication....

 2021-09-22 17:37 

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Dolton man charged with theft of mail from Park Ridge Post Office boxes...

A Dolton man is facing federal charges following an investigation into complaints of mail stolen from a postal box outside the U.S. Post Office branch in Park Ridge, authorities announced....

 2021-09-22 17:35 

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Southland crime: Richton Park man arrested after chase in Country Club Hills, and more...

Crime reports provided by area police agencies...

 2021-09-22 17:19 

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Pets of the week...

Adoptable animals in the Southland are looking for their forever homes....

 2021-09-22 17:18 

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2 boys, both 15, fatally shot hours apart Tuesday on Chicago's South Side...

The 15-year-old boys were students at Simeon Career Academy. A third boy, 14, also was critically wounded, according to Chicago police....

 2021-09-22 17:13 

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Aurora man charged in connection with fatal hit-and-run...

An Aurora man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash that led to the death of a 59-year-old Aurora man, officials said....

 2021-09-22 17:10 

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Waukegan Symphony says goodbye to concertmaster in season opener...

With a fond farewell to one of its stalwart members, the Waukegan Symphony Orchestra will take the stage for its "Inspirations4; Concert at 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Orlin D. Trapp Auditorium at Waukegan High School's Brookside Campus....

 2021-09-22 16:45 

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Southtowners: Lemont-based golfers head to championship, and more...

What cool things are your neighbors up to?...

 2021-09-22 16:34 

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Police seek owner of pickup seen near slain Hobart attorney's home; William Enslen was found dead June 24...

"Mr. Enslen was a well-known and well respected attorney in Northwest Indiana, and we would like to bring closure and justice for Mr. Enslen, his family and friends," police said....

 2021-09-22 16:25 

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District 308 students back for in-person learning a day after bus driver shortage forces remote classes...

In-person classes resumed as usual in Oswego-based School District 308 on Wednesday, a day after a bus driver shortage forced middle school and high school students in the district to do remote learning....

 2021-09-22 16:14 

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Football notes: None bigger than Ben as Zielinski pulls triple duty on offense, defense and special teams for short-handed St. Edward...

Due to COVID-19 protocols, St. Edward played short-handed Friday night but Ben Zielinski starred on both offense and defense....

 2021-09-22 16:12 

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Rick Armstrong's Beacon-News/Courier-News football rankings and player of the week for Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021...

Top-ranked Batavia wins fourth straight, while Geneva jumps into the rankings. St. Edward's Ben Zielinski is the player of the week....

 2021-09-22 15:37 

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As we enter cold and flu season, here's how to tell if you have COVID or a cold...

From fever to loss of smell, experts offer tips on how to tell the difference between a cold and the coronavirus, and then what to do about it....

 2021-09-22 15:18 

Chicago Tribune

Naperville North HS postpones classes as police investigate undisclosed threat...

Naperville North High School students were told to stay home Wednesday morning because of an undisclosed threat being investigated by Naperville police....

 2021-09-22 15:10 

Chicago Tribune

Sheriff discusses aviation maintenance, storage facility with Lake commissioners...

Some of the maintenance done on the helicopter included replacing three blade vibration dampeners, which cost $30,000 total, and replacing the original skid tubes, which cost $18,000, Martinez said....

 2021-09-22 15:02 

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A pandemic space race: Self-storage roars back...

Early in the pandemic, Katharine Lau, a commercial real estate professional, turned her focus to decluttering, and as she stared at a pile of unneeded things, she wondered how she could save them despite her lack of space....

 2021-09-22 15:01 

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Column: Arlington goes out a winner as last races loom...

It will be missed, not only by would-be handicappers, but by those who want a day of camaraderie in the warm sun enjoying the sport of kings in late summer....

 2021-09-22 15:00 

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Column: In the rush of 'big' books season, don't overlook these 5 titles...

These are some of the titles the Biblioracle says might otherwise be overlooked, including Casey Plett's "A Dream of a Woman" and a new book by Chicago author Lori Rader-Day....

 2021-09-22 15:00 

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Speak Out reader opinion: Answers needed regarding increase in shootings, carjackings...

Speak Out commenters offer their views....

 2021-09-22 14:59 

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In the heart of Nashville, rolling parties rage at every stoplight...

The John Deere tractor pulled onto Broadway and rumbled into the madness....

 2021-09-22 14:56 

Chicago Tribune

How humans lost their tails...

For half a billion years or so, our ancestors sprouted tails. As fish, they used their tails to swim through the Cambrian seas....

 2021-09-22 14:55 

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Former race car driver Bobby Rahal sells Lincoln Park mansion for $3.9M...

Rahal took a loss on the Lincoln Park mansion, which he purchased for $3.9875 million in 2014....

 2021-09-22 14:45 

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Column: Chicagoan who'll be honored by U.S. Holocaust Museum warns of rising hatred: 'It has become normal to hear it.'...

"That overt hatred has become mainstream, almost. Whether you're voicing your hatred for Black people or immigrants or Hispanics or Jews, it's normal."...

 2021-09-22 14:45 

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Dave Melton's Post-Tribune girls volleyball rankings and player of the week...

Munster remains at No. 1 in the Post-Tribune rankings, and Kouts junior setter Taylor Moyer is the player of the week....

 2021-09-22 14:37 

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Highland expected to vote on full-time IT position; current part-time employee sees job as 'the incumbent in the process'...

Dabrowski, who currently works for the Town of Griffith at a salary of $63,336 but has also run Highland's information technology on a contract basis for the last 16 years, reminded the council that when he started, the town's system was "noth...

 2021-09-22 14:26 

Chicago Tribune

Chicago White Sox's game in Detroit is rained out today — so they'll have to wait another day to clinch the AL Central...

Rain washed away any chance the Chicago White Sox had of clinching the American League Central title on Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 14:24 

Chicago Tribune

Closing arguments could begin Wednesday in R. Kelly's racketeering trial in New York...

After nearly six weeks of testimony involving dozens of witnesses, R. Kelly's racketeering trial in New York could be headed for closing arguments as soon as Wednesday as the singer's attorneys wrap up their case....

 2021-09-22 14:15 

Chicago Tribune

Adam Pankau and Reino Hill are off and running as wingbacks in Antioch's drive for sixth straight conference title: 'All of a sudden, they blossom and turn into players.'...

Senior wingbacks Adam Pankau and Reino Hill rotate as complements to feature back Andy Bowles and have been effective for the Sequoits, who will play Wauconda on Friday in a game that will establish the front-runner in the Northern Lake County Conference....

 2021-09-22 14:09 

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Gurnee approves $250k grant program; 'The village is ... able to help our small businesses that struggled tremendously the past 18 months'...

The plan will allow businesses to apply for up to $10,000 to provide durable, permanent improvements to their premises. The money will be allocated as a 50/50 matching grant, and retail stores, restaurants and entertainment businesses are eligible to appl...

 2021-09-22 14:07 

Chicago Tribune

'Dear Evan Hansen' review: A Broadway hit misses on screen. And not just because Ben Platt is no longer a teenager....

The film version starts out like an unapologetic musical and then, for too long, apologizes for being one....

 2021-09-22 13:58 

Chicago Tribune

Two in suburbs the latest charged in U.S. Capitol breach...

Two more Illinois residents have been charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 after FBI agents identified them on social media and security images, according to court records made public Tuesday....

 2021-09-22 13:58 

Chicago Tribune

Biden to double US global donation of COVID-19 vaccine shots...

President Joe Biden is set to announce that the United States is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world to 1 billion doses....

 2021-09-22 13:32 

Chicago Tribune

State grant program providing cash and hope to Lake County small businesses hurt by pandemic...

Santoni eventually received a visit from a navigator for Illinois' $250 million Back to Business program, and they talked about ways Mimo's can get help from the state through the program to reopen and survive the pandemic-imposed downturn. He has...

 2021-09-22 12:57 

Chicago Tribune

Man charged with attempted murder in connection with July shooting on the South Side...

Police this week made an arrest related to a shooting this summer that left a 43-year-old man wounded on the South Side, according to Chicago police....

 2021-09-22 12:41 

Chicago Tribune

Letter to the Editor...

Letter to the Editor...

 2021-09-22 12:40 

Chicago Tribune

Aurora looks at new crossing to help bicyclists get across Farnsworth Avenue...

Aurora is looking at a new, safer crossing for bike riders on the Illinois Prairie Path where it crosses Farnsworth Avenue, near Marshall Boulevard....

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