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 2021-09-22 22:20 

Chicago Sun-Times

Racist letters sent to Evanston restaurants faked to look like court orders...

At least one of the letters included the mailing address of the Cook County courthouse in Skokie and was written — poorly — to make it look like it came from a current circuit court judge....

 2021-09-22 22:17 

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Justin Fields: 'I've been preparing for this moment for a long time'...

The Bears' rookie quarterback is excited to make his first NFL start Sunday against the Browns — but more focused on the task at hand....

 2021-09-22 21:55 

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Melvin Van Peebles, groundbreaking leader in Black cinema, dies at 89...

The Chicago-born playwright, musician and movie director was best known for...

 2021-09-22 21:49 

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White Sox waiting for Craig Kimbrel to return to form...

Assistant pitching coach Curt Hasler has no doubt struggling All-Star reliever will figure it out:...

 2021-09-22 21:23 

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Notre Dame has longstanding ties to Soldier Field...

Saturday marks the Fighting Irish's 13th game at the stadium — they currently hold a 10-0-2 record....

 2021-09-22 21:20 

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City looks to add 100 miles of bike lanes by end of 2022...

Chicago Department of Transportation will spend $17 million over the next two years to add bike lanes across the city, with a focus on the South and West sides....

 2021-09-22 21:12 

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At overrun ICU, COVID patients spill into hallways, but 'we are running out of hallways'...

In Montana, police have had to be called about patients and families threatening doctors and nurses, questioning the need to be vaccinated or the effectiveness of medicine being prescribed....

 2021-09-22 21:04 

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For Bears QB Justin Fields, the future is now — but what will it look like?...

If the scheme works, it's not hyperbole to say it will change the way the Bears offense looks for the next decade....

 2021-09-22 21:00 

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'Dear Evan Hansen': The truth is, this musical is manipulative, and strange...

Upbeat tunes and a heavy storyline about teen suicide make a cringey combo....

 2021-09-22 20:52 

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Joe Pecoraro, Chicago's most famous lifeguard, serving under eight mayors, dead at 91...

'Joe Pec' helped establish national standards for the profession. 'How many lives have been saved because of Joe Pecoraro's impact?' a colleague from California said....

 2021-09-22 20:39 

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SWAT team responds to person barricaded in Old Town...

Officers were called Wednesday afternoon to the 200 block of West Division Street, Chicago police said....

 2021-09-22 20:26 

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Jason Sudeikis, Kim Kardashian West, Rami Malek and Owen Wilson set to host 'SNL'...

Wilson, who is starring in the upcoming film...

 2021-09-22 20:20 

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Blackhawks enter jam-packed training camp with many questions to answer...

From Jonathan Toews' status to roster-spot battles to vaccinations, the Hawks have a lot to figure out — starting with their first practice Thursday....

 2021-09-22 20:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Afternoon Edition: Sept. 22, 2021...

Today's update is a 5-minute read that will brief you on the day's biggest stories....

 2021-09-22 19:53 

Chicago Sun-Times

Closings begin after R. Kelly declines to testify at Brooklyn trial...
 2021-09-22 19:46 

Chicago Sun-Times

Matt Nagy's biggest challenge with his young quarterback is to out-Fox the past...

Comparisons between Nagy/Justin Fields and John Fox/Mitch Trubisky won't go away for Bears....

 2021-09-22 19:30 

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Northwestern announces major renovation for Ryan Field...

The school has yet to determine a timeline for the project....

 2021-09-22 19:18 

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Once you've sung to your brother as he dies in your arms, then you can tell me you don't believe in vaccines...

I'm so done with all the reasons fools give for not doing what's right for their fellow man....

 2021-09-22 19:13 

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Sorry, Mr. Sullum, but there are better ways to quit smoking than turning to e-cigarettes...

And the best harm-reducing alternative to smoking, of course, is simply not smoking....

 2021-09-22 18:50 

Chicago Sun-Times

New Medicare online tool lets you check nursing home COVID vaccination data...

It comes acted after complaints about how hard it was to find that information on Medicare.gov. Until now, one way to do that had required accessing a huge spreadsheet....

 2021-09-22 17:36 

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Devin Hester among ex-Bears nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame...

He's joined by former Bears Lance Briggs, Charles Tillman, Olin Kreutz and Muhsin Muhammad....

 2021-09-22 17:21 

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Second 15-year-old dies after Tuesday shootings in Chicago. 'This is why it's so important to have ... outlets for young people'...

Kentrell McNeal was part of the nonprofit youth group Good Kids Mad City....

 2021-09-22 16:53 

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Bears plan to start rookie QB Justin Fields vs. Browns...

Andy Dalton remains out with a knee injury, and Nick Foles will be Fields' backup....

 2021-09-22 16:41 

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Naperville North High School closed for investigation of bomb threat...

The threat was emailed to the school Wednesday morning, the school district said....

 2021-09-22 16:17 

Chicago Sun-Times

At the Virtual Table with Laura Washington & Lynn Sweet...

Featuring newsmaker guests Illinois Senate President Don Harmon, State Rep. Kelly Cassidy and Rich Miller, publisher of CapitolFax....

 2021-09-22 16:15 

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Biden doubles US global donation of COVID-19 vaccine shots...

The stepped-up U.S. commitment marks the cornerstone of the global vaccination summit President Joe Biden convened virtually on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, where he encouraged well-off nations to do more to get the coronavirus under contro...

 2021-09-22 16:10 

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With CPS board poised to OK new $11M police contract, community groups praise district's progress on school cops...

The unified message ahead of the vote is a stark departure from this time last year, when students and police-free school advocates marched through the city and protested outside the downtown Chicago Public Schools headquarters....

 2021-09-22 15:53 

Chicago Sun-Times

Manning brothers' 'Monday Night Football' broadcast viewership increases 138%...

ESPN and Nielsen reported that the Mannings' freewheeling telecast of the Green Bay Packers' 35-17 victory over the Detroit Lions on ESPN2 averaged 1.9 million viewers....

 2021-09-22 15:45 

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R. Kelly says he won't testify at Brooklyn trial...
 2021-09-22 15:36 

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World's oldest identical twins: At 107, Japanese sisters get Guinness World Records certification...

Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama recall that, growing up, they were bullied because of prejudice against children of multiple births in Japan....

 2021-09-22 15:32 

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CTU leaders point to West Side school, renew call for COVID-19 safety measures...

The Chicago Teachers Union says more than half the student body at Jensen Elementary is in quarantine....

 2021-09-22 15:12 

Chicago Sun-Times

Rev. Jackson to be released from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab today...

Jackson had been receiving treatment for Parkinson's disease as he recovered from a bout of COVID-19....

 2021-09-22 15:11 

Chicago Sun-Times

Breaking down the top 10 prospects in the state's Class of 2022...

There's a lot to be determined on the court this season. But this is where things stand now....

 2021-09-22 14:18 

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White Sox-Tigers rainout delays possible playoff clinch...

Game will be made up Monday in Detroit....

 2021-09-22 14:04 

Chicago Sun-Times

Joe Biden is a frenemy of his own best foreign policy experts...

Biden is ignoring good advice, though he does not refute it outright and discredit it....

 2021-09-22 14:04 

Chicago Sun-Times

Adopt-a-Beach: The meaning of the annual clean-ups via a visit to South Shore Beach, plus Stray Cast...

The 30th year of the Alliance for the Great Lakes' Adopt-a-Beach events matter more than just making the shores of the Great Lakes pretty, as observed up close at South Shore Beach; plus the Stray Cast....

 2021-09-22 14:03 

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Conor McGregor's Wrigley Field visit offers new challengers for worst first pitch, 7th-inning stretch you'll see...

The Cubs invited MMA legend Conor McGregor to throw the pregame first pitch and sing during the seventh inning stretch Tuesday night. Both went poorly....

 2021-09-22 13:37 

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Storms expected to churn up dangerous waves, flooding along lakefront through Thursday...

The waves, combined with above-average lake levels, are expected to flood lakefront paths and erode beaches....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

How many steps should you take a day for good health?...

People have been tracking their steps for years, but there hasn't always been a clear daily goal for Americans....

 2021-09-22 11:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Dear Abby: Cheating husband cries when I tell him I'm leaving...

He strayed for six years but thought it was OK because the affairs were with men....

 2021-09-22 11:00 

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More Amalgamated: Chicago bank gets New York buyer...

The sale combines lending institutions with ownership links to organized labor....

 2021-09-22 10:55 

Chicago Sun-Times

15 shot, 2 fatally, Tuesday in Chicago, including 15-year-old boy...

The teen was shot around 2:40 p.m. by someone in a black car outside a business in the 8300 block of South Holland Road....

 2021-09-22 10:30 

Chicago Sun-Times

'Midnight Mass': The best Stephen King story Stephen King never wrote...

In intense Netflix series, a new priest brings miracles and oddities to town....

 2021-09-22 05:01 

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Horoscope for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021...

Moon AlertAvoid shopping or important decisions after 9 a.m. Chicago time. The moon is in Aries.Aries (March 21-April 19)A conversation with a partner or close friend will be lively because the......

 2021-09-22 03:59 

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Police officers shot at in Rogers Park; 1 in custody...

Just before 9:30 p.m., 24th District officers were in the 1500 block of Jonquil Terrace when a male fired in their direction, police said....

 2021-09-22 03:39 

Chicago Sun-Times

2 wounded in Roseland shooting...

Two men, 41 and 55, were sitting on a porch about 9:05 p.m. in the 116 block of West 112th Place when someone in a dark colored SUV opened fire, Chicago police said....

 2021-09-22 02:20 

Chicago Sun-Times

Manager David Ross celebrates Jon Lester after former Cub wins 200th game...

Lester won 77 of his 200 career victories from 2015-20 as a member of the Cubs....

 2021-09-22 01:22 

Chicago Sun-Times

Rahm Emanuel's Japan ambassador financial disclosure report: made $13 million since leaving City Hall...

Former Mayor Emanuel's nomination to be ambassador to Japan has no significant opposition....

 2021-09-22 01:09 

Chicago Sun-Times

Willie Garson, starred as Stanford Blatch on 'Sex and the City,' dies at 57...

News of his passing was confirmed by his family via social media, including his young son Nathen, who posted a loving tribute to his late father on Instagram....

 2021-09-22 01:09 

Chicago Sun-Times

Finding quality depth key for Cubs as team builds toward the future...

The Cubs have gotten a lot out of their depth this season with big performances by Frank Schwindel, Rafael Ortega and Patrick Wisdom....

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