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 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....

 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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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'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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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Letter to the Editor...

Letter to the Editor...

 2021-09-22 12:40 

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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....

 2021-09-22 12:25 

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Column: The system is the real winner of California recall election...

The actual winner is the recall system itself, which allows voters to express discontent between scheduled elections....

 2021-09-22 12:15 

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Emergency rooms at Chicago area children's hospitals are being flooded with patients, causing long wait times. Doctors urge parents not to bring kids to ERs unless necessary....

An unusual surge in respiratory illnesses is flooding ERs with children...

 2021-09-22 12:11 

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Facebook using news feed for self-promotion as part of aggressive push to defend image...

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, signed off on a new initiative with a specific purpose: to use its news feed, the site's most important digital real estate, to show people positive stories about the social network....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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Daywatch: What parents should know about vaccines for kids 12 & under | Chicago Board of Ed to vote on resource officer contract | How to see Chicagohenge today...

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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Chicago author's '(Mis)diagnosed' makes the case that care for your mental health depends on where you live...

"If you overlap maps of where Rahm Emanuel closed community mental health centers with maps of where there is a lack of health care, maps of where schools have been closed — it's the same neighborhoods." — Jonathan Foiles...

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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'Mango Street' author Sandra Cisneros has long left Chicago, though Chicago won't leave her: Case and point is her new book, 'Martita, I Remember You'...

Her new book is set in Chicago, and she's been back on visits and misses the hot dogs. "I don't ever think of Chicago as calm, and this time was calm."...

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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The Great 2021 Fall Book Preview: Our 60 best reads for right now...

Do you want buzzy bestsellers? Historical fiction? Or dense reads from heavyweight authors that only seem to come out in the fall? This 2021 season is a publishing boom time, we have your reading roadmap....

 2021-09-22 11:54 

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Gary man gets 38 years for fatally shooting his children's mother's new boyfriend...

Following the shooting, Burgess had a "breakdown" with several mental health issues emerging. He spent six months at a Logansport facility, she said. He had been medicated, which helped mediate some hallucinations....

 2021-09-22 11:31 

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This day in history, September 22: The United States and five Arab nations launch airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria...

Almanacs are full of lists of global and national historic events. But "This Day in History" feature invites you to not just peruse a list, but to take a trip back in time to see how a significant event originally was reported in the Chicago Tribu...

 2021-09-22 11:30 

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3 thoughts as the Chicago Cubs kick off their final homestand of the season with a 9-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins...

There were moments in the Chicago Cubs' 9-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field when it was apparent why both teams are positioned to draft within the top 10 picks next year....

 2021-09-22 11:15 

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Expectations are growing for Cole Kmet in his 2nd season. And the Chicago Bears' hometown kid and his family are navigating a 'surreal' world — knowing 'what it means to the city...

From text chains to ticket requests to growing expectations, local athlete Cole Kmet and his family are handling — and enjoying — their new reality with the Chicago Bears....

 2021-09-22 11:00 

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Chicago Bears Q&A: How will Matt Nagy tailor the offense for Justin Fields? Why haven't the tight ends been more involved in the passing game? Is there a solution at nickel cornerback?...

With the Chicago Bears coming off their first victory of the season and Justin Fields expected to make his first NFL start Sunday in Cleveland, there's plenty to talk about in Brad Biggs' weekly Bears mailbag....

 2021-09-22 10:00 

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'We've been close to putting a dog in a bathroom': Chicago-area shelters deal with overcrowding due to financial strain on owners, worry about eviction moratorium ending...

Chicago-area shelters deal with overcrowding due to financial strain on owners, worry about eviction moratorium ending....

 2021-09-22 05:05 

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Ask Amy: Tough diagnosis brings disclosure dilemma...

Dear Amy: I am 58 years old. I was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's two years ago. My friends all know about my diagnosis....

 2021-09-22 03:51 

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Local scores for Northwest Indiana...

Get scores from high school sports in Northwest Indiana....

 2021-09-22 03:46 

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'He was dangerous': Wright State recruit Cam Radeke scores two goals as Naperville North tops Naperville Central in DVC showdown...

The Wright State recruit closed the scoring on a penalty kick, liftting the Huskies to a 2-0 DuPage Valley Conference win at Memorial Stadium....

 2021-09-22 03:46 

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Local scores for the Aurora, Elgin, Naperville and Lake County areas...

Get scores from high school and college sports in the Aurora, Elgin, Naperville and Lake County areas....

 2021-09-22 03:40 

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Local scores for the Southland...

Get scores from high school and college sports in the Southland....

 2021-09-22 03:31 

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Rachel Rossman rises to challenge presented by Crown Point's new offense and sparks conference win against LaPorte...

During a home match against Duneland Athletic Conference rival LaPorte on Tuesday, Rachel Rossman was all over the court, recording a team-high 30 assists while adding 16 digs during Crown Point's 27-25, 25-19, 25-19 victory....

 2021-09-22 03:14 

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'It means a lot': Marco Antonio Valencia, a returnee from the Chicago Fire Academy, heats up as Mount Carmel slips past St. Laurence....

Marco Antonio Valencia was lured back for his senior year by the thought of playing with his Caravan teammates one last time....

 2021-09-22 02:33 

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The missing link: Kamryn Chaney 'very excited' to be back from injury as Marist turns on the power to top Joliet Catholic...

The 6-foot-1 outside hitter had the most kills, the most blocks and provided many of the explosive moments for the RedHawks....

 2021-09-22 02:08 

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'She's kind of the glue': Mia Dela Merced provides spark with three straight aces to start match as St. Charles North cruises past Geneva...

Mia Dela Merced also led the way for North Stars with a team-high seven kills in a 25-6, 25-20 DuKane Conference win over Geneva....

 2021-09-22 01:01 

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Two teens shot in Hyde Park...

Around 6:30 p.m., two boys, ages 14 and 15, were inside a vehicle in the 5200 block of South Lake Park when they were hit by gunfire, according to Chicago police....

 2021-09-22 00:16 

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Libertyville hospital that was ordered to let COVID-19 patient receive ivermectin says controversial medication is putting her at risk...

A Libertyville hospital that was ordered to let a COVID-19 patient receive the controversial medication ivermectin fought back in court Tuesday, saying the woman's heart rate plunged after she received a "mega dose" of the drug, and that furth...

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