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 2021-09-22 21:35 

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Hobart students facing vandalism charges stemming from TikTok post...

Hobart police Capt. James Gonzales said school resource officers brought charges against five Hobart High students and three Hobart Middle School students....

 2021-09-22 21:34 

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Op-ed: Biden says America is back at the table. Is it?...

It will take more than President Joe Biden's U.N. speech to convince allies and others to trust our partnership again....

 2021-09-22 21:32 

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Hammond teen unwittingly gave evidence to detectives before murder charge...

As the case grew, that evidence - from his initial interview - was turned over to homicide detectives, according to trial testimony Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 21:30 

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CDC panel grapples with which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots...

An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention grappled Wednesday with the question of which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots, with some members wondering if the decision should be put off for a month in ...

 2021-09-22 21:11 

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From a Homer Glen farmhouse to 400 employees, New Lenox woman has made children's therapy her family's business...

"When we started this at the farm in Homer Glen, I would have never thought it would ever be this big."...

 2021-09-22 21:10 

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Former Chicago lawyer sues Texas doctor who violated the state's abortion law...

Felipe Gonzales says his lawsuit against Dr. Alan Braid is not about money, nor is it about having differences in his actions. His lawsuit is about holding officials accountable....

 2021-09-22 21:01 

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Column: A fatal police shooting in Dolton has created tension among mayor, trustees...

Newly elected Dolton Mayor Tiffany Henyard is at odds with a village board majority over spending and board meeting agendas....

 2021-09-22 20:55 

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Griffith looking for architect for new town hall, police department project...

When finished, the project will provide 50 new parking spaces for downtown because the new structure will be set back further than the current one, Ryfa said....

 2021-09-22 20:51 

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Welcome fall fun with Griffith's authentic Oktoberfest...

Griffith's annual Oktoberfest will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 1, 2 to 10 p.m. Oct. 2 and 2 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3 at Central Park....

 2021-09-22 20:41 

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Potempa: Chicago Lyric heralds triumphant return with haunting 'Macbeth'...

The Lyric Opera of Chicago opens its 2021-22 season with an entrancing production of Giuseppe Verdi's "Macbeth," which runs through Oct. 9....

 2021-09-22 20:34 

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Ryan family's record-setting $480 million Northwestern University donation will fund medical research, stadium renovation...

Northwestern University announced Wednesday that it has received the school's largest ever gift thanks to Chicago billionaires Patrick and Shirley Ryan....

 2021-09-22 20:27 

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Indiana virus spread stays high while hospitalizations dip; Lake, Porter counties remain in higher risk areas...

Lake and Porter counties are now in the orange level with a 7-day positivity rate of 9.03% in Lake and 9.08% in Porter....

 2021-09-22 20:24 

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Notre Dame's Chicago history gets another chapter when the Irish play Wisconsin at Soldier Field...

On Saturday, the No. 12 Irish return to Soldier Field to play No. 18 Wisconsin. It marks Notre Dame's 13th game in the venerable stadium — where they hold a 10-0-2 record....

 2021-09-22 20:14 

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Editorial: Guinness raises a toast to the demise of the Magnificent Mile...

In Chicago, the fight for resources has been between downtown and the neighborhoods. That's outdated. Just look at what is happening in the West Loop....

 2021-09-22 20:11 

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More than 90% of CPS students showed up on the first day of school and the first full reopening since COVID-19 shutdown...

But the district has so far not released any enrollment numbers....

 2021-09-22 19:59 

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Singer-songwriter and guitarist Melissa Etheridge makes her way to the Chicago area for 3 shows...

Melissa Etheridge's tour stops include Oct. 3 at Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, Oct. 6 at Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, and Oct. 8 at Four Winds New Buffalo's Silver Creek Event Center in Michigan....

 2021-09-22 19:45 

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Letters: After watching my brother die from COVID-19, I have a message for the unvaccinated...

I visited my brother for 32 days and watched how treacherous COVID-19 is. I'm so done with all the reasons the unvaccinated have for not doing what's right for their fellow man....

 2021-09-22 19:41 

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Column: When cities line up for stadium deals, they get sacked....

Stadium deals between cities and sports teams turn out to be excellent policies—if your goal is to enrich a handful of wealthy team owners....

 2021-09-22 19:40 

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Fall blows in with chillier temperatures, high winds, towering waves and even waterspouts over Lake Michigan...

Fall blows in with chillier temperatures, high winds and towering waves....

 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 

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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 

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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....

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