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 2021-07-23 20:08 

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Letters: Democrats are making a lot of political hay out of the Jan. 6 riot...

Democrats keep trying to depict what happened on Jan. 6 as an insurrection or an attempt to take over our federal government....

 2021-07-23 20:08 

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Susann Craig, collector who championed outsider artists, dies at 84...

Chicago art collector Susann Craig championed outsider artists and co-founded Chicago's Intuit Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art....

 2021-07-23 20:06 

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80% of NFL players are in the COVID-19 vaccination process, while 9 teams have 90% or more vaccinated...

The number of NFL players in the COVID-19 vaccination process has reached 80%, with nine teams having 90% or more of their players in that category....

 2021-07-23 19:59 

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Children's museum holding 'Transportation Zoo'...

The DuPage Children's Museum's "Transportation Zoo," a touch-a-truck event, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 31, in the museum parking lot, 301 N. Washington St. in Naperville....

 2021-07-23 19:59 

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Survey finds Waukegan police, Lake County sheriff's office busy last year in DUI enforcement...

Waukegan noted an 18% increase in DUI arrests last year compared to 2019, AAIM said. That increase was especially notable in a year when overall DUI arrests numbers dropped around the state as a result of the COVID pandemic, the organization noted....

 2021-07-23 19:56 

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Lou Malnati's is moving its headquarters to Buffalo Grove...

Chicago pizza chain Lou Malnati's is moving its headquarters into a new facility in Buffalo Grove that will also house production and shipping for its mail-order pizza business....

 2021-07-23 19:55 

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Ruling leaves immigrants who newly applied for DACA in limbo...

The ruling bars the government from approving any new applications, like that of Alfaro, whose parents brought him to the U.S. from Mexico when he was 2, along with his older brother. Immigrants and advocates have said they will appeal....

 2021-07-23 19:47 

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'Windy City Rehab' home where work was ordered to be stopped sells for $1.455 million...

The building at 1924 W. Berenice, a two-flat that was converted on the show to single family home, was initially put on the market in July 2020....

 2021-07-23 19:45 

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The chair of former President Donald Trump's inaugural committee to be released on $250 million bail...

The chair of former President Donald Trump's inaugural committee who faces charges he secretly worked as an agent for the the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump's foreign policy was ordered released from jail Friday on $250 million bail....

 2021-07-23 19:41 

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Get ready for the Crosstown Classic at Tinley Park park district event...

On the eve of the Crosstown Classic, Tinley Park Park District's will host its own Crosstown Classic event at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at The Band Shell on the east side of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center in Tinley Park....

 2021-07-23 19:38 

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'I know how hard I train': Neuqua Valley kicker Palmer Domschke travels around country, earns six-star rating at invite-only Top 12 Camp...

The rising senior said he was ranked the 12th-best kicker and given a six-star rating in early July at Chris Sailer's Top 12 Camp in Dallas....

 2021-07-23 19:38 

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Decent: When the pandemic closed a window for Naperville woman, it opened a door to a new career...

When Tami Kidd Brown was laid off from her job at North Central College during the pandemic, the Naperville woman used the opportunity to reinvent her life by becoming a full-time artist and completing her bachelor's degree....

 2021-07-23 19:29 

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Lake County businesses taking varied approaches to vaccinations as employees return to the workplace...

A sampling of small and large businesses in the county indicates few if any are making vaccination a work requirement, but they are encouraging workers to get their shots to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-07-23 19:29 

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7-day average for new COVID-19 cases in Illinois up fivefold in past month...

The seven-day average number of daily COVID-19 cases in Illinois has increased by five times in the past month after reaching the lowest point since the beginning of the pandemic in late June....

 2021-07-23 19:29 

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Op-ed: A call to 'arms.' Why vaccinating children is more important than ever....

Polio, measles, rubella, chickenpox — routine vaccination has made these illnesses more of a fascination than a normal part of everyday life. Now, vaccination against COVID-19 has an opportunity to force a similar outcome for our future population....

 2021-07-23 19:19 

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Column: Hypocrisy on housing is a bipartisan scourge...

Bipartisanship can be a way for people of differing views to find practical compromises that advance common goals. In the case of housing, though, it amounts to a cartel of the haves against the have-nots....

 2021-07-23 19:11 

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Gertrude Gallagher, teacher, reporter and active volunteer, dies in Palos Park...

Born Gertrude Koehl in Chicago, Gallagher was a direct descendant of settlers who arrived in Chicago in 1853, her family said....

 2021-07-23 19:04 

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Down to Business: Owner of new CBD store sold on therapeutic values of 'cannabidiols'...

Q&A with Kerry Aiyash, owner of Kerwell A Premium CBD House, which just opened in downtown Naperville....

 2021-07-23 19:02 

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The body of Haitian President Jovenel Mose returned to his hometown for a private funeral following violent protests and fears of political volatility...

The body of slain Haitian President Jovenel Mose was returned to his hometown Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security following violent protests and fears of political volatility in the Caribbean nation....

 2021-07-23 19:00 

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A new opera company? Introducing the Opera Festival of Chicago, a team of ambitious Italophiles...

The inaugural festival begins with "Il segreto di Susanna," a comic intermezzo by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari at the Athenaeum Theatre, and is full of rarely heard works....

 2021-07-23 18:57 

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Warren Township D121 community looking for new superintendent with experience as principal, teacher...

The Board of Education this week discussed the results of a survey that highlighted what the district wants in a new superintendent, and signaled that it is ready to start casting the net out for candidates....

 2021-07-23 18:57 

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'I got lucky coming here': Oswego East's Andrew Stout gets cut by Chicago Dogs, turns into big bullpen piece for Kane County Cougars...

Oswego East graduate Andrew Stout has a 1-0 record and 3.38 ERA in 17 appearances, making two starts for the Cougars....

 2021-07-23 18:49 

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Chicago mothers share pain and join hands in a collective effort to halt gun violence as another summer ensues...

A group of mothers met on Mother's Day to grieve together, and talk about the effect of Chicago gun violence on their families....

 2021-07-23 18:43 

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Sex trafficking survivors must first find their voice to share pain, fears, and triumphs...

On July 30, the United Nations' campaign, "Victims' Voices Lead the Way," will highlight the importance of listening to and learning from survivors' painful experiences with human trafficking....

 2021-07-23 18:38 

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As first victim of Chicago's 1919 race riots finally receives a grave marker, here's a look at other notable people buried in Lincoln Cemetery...

The cemetery is the final resting place for many notable Chicagoans in the city's African American community — especially those with ties to literature, sports, music and history....

 2021-07-23 18:35 

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Chicago rumors are true: 'Art of Banksy' tickets go on sale this week...

The Banksy rumors are true, an exhibit of Banksy works is coming to Chicago in July, the venue not yet announced....

 2021-07-23 18:32 

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'Art of Banksy' has new Chicago venue and opening date...

"The Art of Banksy" will open Aug. 14 on State Street, according to an announcement Friday from presenter Starvox Entertainment....

 2021-07-23 18:24 

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Eric Sogard is designated for assignment, ending his brief stint with the Chicago Cubs...

Eric Sogard, who arrived in Chicago Cubs camp last spring with an opportunity to be part of a second base platoon, was designated for assignment Friday to make room for Matt Duffy....

 2021-07-23 18:11 

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District 219 to help fund child care, rent assistance through agreement with Niles Township...

With a $350,000 injection, Niles Township High Schools District 219 has joined forces with Niles Township to help district and township residents pay rent and secure child care....

 2021-07-23 18:09 

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Nancy Rish, serving life-sentence for 1987 killing, wins appeal and another shot at freedom...

A woman serving a life sentence for the 1987 kidnap and murder of Stephen Small, a Kankakee businessman who suffocated after being buried alive, was given another chance to challenge her sentence after her appeal was granted Thursday, according to the Ill...

 2021-07-23 18:06 

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Short-term suffering. Long-term joy. Mitch Konrad, a two-time state champion in boys soccer for Naperville North, takes that approach in fighting off cancer....

Being physically fit helped Mitch Konrad in his battle against Ewing's sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer that affects one in every 1 million Americans....

 2021-07-23 17:58 

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Weather service says hot, humid weekend ahead with potentially severe storms. Heat index could near 100....

Brace for a hot and sticky weekend as the heat index climbs to nearly 100 degrees and potentially severe thunderstorms hit Chicagoland, according to the National Weather Service....

 2021-07-23 17:56 

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker launches first TV spots and theme for 2022 reelection campaign: 'Strong leadership in tough times'...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker's first reelection campaign TV spots show how Illinois residents responded to the pandemic....

 2021-07-23 17:55 

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Longtime SSCVA board member, 97, to decline lifetime emeritus appointment: 'I've had a good run'...

Wellman, 97, filled the seat held by late hotelier Dean White when White stepped away from the board. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch did not reappoint Wellman to the seat when his term expired June 30....

 2021-07-23 17:48 

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'We lost a good one': Mike Minervini remembered as longtime statistician for football, basketball and baseball at Brother Rice...

The Crusaders' longtime assistant coach and statistician for all three sports, who died July 11 at age 73, almost never missed a game....

 2021-07-23 17:47 

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Barrington's Sophie Swanson, Hersey's Katy Eidle and Libertyville's Emily Fisher are AAU teammates — and heavily recruited Division I prospects...

The three juniors — Barrington's Sophie Swanson, Hersey's Katy Eidle and Libertyville's Emily Fisher — play for Chris Kipley's Wolverinas and are picking up Division I scholarship offers at an impressive rate....

 2021-07-23 17:41 

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On second day of visit, AG Merrick Garland meets with Chicago law enforcement to discuss gun trafficking strike force...

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland met with top Chicago law enforcement officials Friday to discuss how they're going to use a new team of federal agents and local police to curb gun-trafficking....

 2021-07-23 17:40 

Chicago Tribune

Elgin News Digest: Nine Kane locations available to recycle batteries; COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Batavia, St. Charles; 4 police departments holding Night Out event...

Roundup of small news items for the Elgin area....

 2021-07-23 17:38 

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Media seeks courtroom access to R. Kelly's trial, saying it's at the nexus of 'race, gender and sexual violence'...

A consortium of media outlets has asked a judge to allow reporters into the courtroom for R. Kelly's upcoming racketeering trial, arguing the case is of great importance to the public....

 2021-07-23 17:35 

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EV startup Rivian seeking second assembly plant, but Normal remains at the center of production plans...

Rivian, which pushed the production launch of its Illinois-built electric truck back to September, is already scouting locations for a second assembly plant down the road....

 2021-07-23 17:32 

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Firefighters officially end search for bodies in Florida condo collapse...

Firefighters officially ended their search for bodies in the debris of the collapsed Surfside condo building on Friday, even as police and forensic specialists continue working to identify human remains....

 2021-07-23 17:30 

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Indiana businesses urge Congress to pass LGBTQ protections: 'Indiana is the home of Hoosier hospitality'...

Indiana businesses tried pushing for LGBTQ protections in a state hate crimes bill in 2019, but what was signed into law fell short of their expectations....

 2021-07-23 17:28 

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 2021-07-23 17:25 

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

Quickly for Sunday, July 25...

 2021-07-23 17:23 

Chicago Tribune

7 things to know about the Olympics opening ceremony, including Naomi Osaka's big moment and Pita Taufatofua making another shirtless — and oiled — appearance...

The Tokyo Olympics officially are underway with the completion of the opening ceremony. If you didn't catch the event live, here are seven things to know before you tune in....

 2021-07-23 17:14 

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Millions in federal Head Start funding is now going straight to Chicago's neighborhoods. Here's what it means for local families....

Chicago recently became the latest large U.S. city to de-centralize financing for Head Start, the early childhood initiative that for more than five decades has served children from low-income families....

 2021-07-23 17:13 

Chicago Tribune

Three men charged with second-degree murder in road rage incident that left Carpentersville man dead...

A Kane County grand jury has indicted three men on second-degree murder charges in connection with the road rage death of a 52-year-old Carpentersville man last month, authorities said....

 2021-07-23 17:08 

Chicago Tribune

Assistant principal chosen for Bednarcik Junior High School in District 308...

Bednarcik Junior High School in Oswego-based School District 308 will have a new assistant principal this fall....

 2021-07-23 17:06 

Chicago Tribune

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

Quickly for Saturday, July 24...

 2021-07-23 17:04 

Chicago Tribune

Catholic priest outed via Grindr app highlights rampant data tracking...

When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that goes far beyond a debate over church doctrine and priestly celibacy....

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