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 2021-09-15 13:00 

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Can video games improve kids' money skills?...

Financial literacy experts say that whether kids really pick up money lessons through video games depends on how parents talk with them about their online experience....

 2021-09-15 11:00 

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Dear Abby: During lockdown, I forgot how to talk to people at parties...

Shy guy feels rusty as social opportunities are resuming....

 2021-09-15 10:41 

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8 shot, 1 fatally, Tuesday in Chicago...

Brandon Gray, 29, was attacked and killed about 12:45 a.m. while with two other people in the 200 block of West 107th Street....

 2021-09-15 10:30 

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'Chicago Party Aunt': Netflix sitcom's a deep-dish delight, even while tapping every local cliche...

The fun-loving reveler from Twitter is surrounded by so many lovable characters, we can forgive all the Fridge and Malort references....

 2021-09-15 10:00 

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Bears WR Marquise Goodwin: Offense played into CB Jalen Ramsey's hand in 34-14 loss...

Andy Dalton threw just two passes that traveled more than 10 yards through the air, and the Bears averaged just 7.4 yards per completion....

 2021-09-15 07:44 

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17-year-old boy shot while driving in Englewood...

The 17-year-old was traveling in his vehicle Tuesday night in yhr 5500 block of South Morgan Street when someone in a gray car fired shots....

 2021-09-15 05:57 

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Teen boy, 14, shot in Chatham drive-by...

The boy was walking on the sidewalk about 10:15 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Wabash Avenue when someone inside a vehicle opened fire....

 2021-09-15 05:01 

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Horoscope for Sept. 15, 2021...

There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions until 10:30 p.m....

 2021-09-15 04:43 

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14-year-old shot in East Garfield Park...

The teen was standing on a front porch in the 300 block of North Francisco Avenue when two males approached and opened fire, Chicago police said....

 2021-09-15 04:37 

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom stays in power as recall fails...

The recall, which turned on Newsom's approach to the coronavirus pandemic, mirrored the nation's heated political divide over business closures and mask and vaccine mandates....

 2021-09-15 04:31 

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San Antonio schools Supt. Pedro Martinez to be named new Chicago Public Schools CEO: report...

A news conference is scheduled for Wednesday morning at Benito Juarez High School, the Chicago native's alma mater....

 2021-09-15 03:22 

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White Sox' Ryan Tepera (finger), Andrew Vaughn (back) latest to go on injured list...

Tepera showed himself the door and got into a jamb....

 2021-09-15 03:04 

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White Sox have all (OK, almost all) their toys back. What now? 'The best fun you can have'...

Tim Anderson and Lucas Giolito were reinstated from the 10-day injured list and in the game Tuesday, their strained left hamstrings no longer gumming up the works....

 2021-09-15 03:01 

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Four-run fourth inning lifts Cubs to 6-3 win over the Phillies...

Third baseman Patrick Wisdom tied the Cubs' franchise rookie home run record in the 6-3 win over the Phillies....

 2021-09-15 02:23 

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Motorcyclist dies after being struck by elderly driver in West Pullman...

About 7:35 p.m., an 81-year-old man driving a 2013 Silver Ford Explorer traveling Northbound on Halsted fatally struck a 48-year-old man riding a motorcycle, Chicago police said....

 2021-09-15 00:49 

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Parks IG steps down amid scandal...

Mayor calls for state's attorney to take over lifeguards probe....

 2021-09-15 00:25 

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More than 5,600 CPS students ordered to quarantine in first 2 weeks of school year...

Those quarantines represent about 2% of the 290,000 students at non-charter schools, yet they're almost double the number of students the district had previously identified that have been exposed to the virus....

 2021-09-15 00:23 

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Actor with Chicago roots plans South Side performance space...

Harry Lennix III has teamed with local partners and submitted a zoning plan to convert an old Marshall Field's warehouse....

 2021-09-15 00:11 

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DT Akiem Hicks still hopes to retire as a Bear despite contract stalemate...

Hicks said he's determined to keep the contract situation from taking the joy out of the game for him and is optimistic that he and the Bears can work things out....

 2021-09-15 00:00 

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Enrique Mazzola steps into 'dream job' at Lyric Opera with debut production as music director...

Mazzola intends to put an emphasis on contemporary opera, including company commissions and a continuation of Lyric's plan, announced several years ago, to present a recent English-language work each season....

 2021-09-14 23:44 

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Illinois takes a national lead in promoting green energy — now it's time to deliver...

It's up to every level of government — and up to us — to get behind the new law and make sure it delivers on its promises....

 2021-09-14 23:37 

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Firefighter critically wounded in West Pullman mass shooting gradually improving, sister says: 'He smiled yesterday'...

Chicago firefighter Timothy Eiland was shot in the face Saturday evening on the Far South Side....

 2021-09-14 23:10 

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Bicyclist dies in Lawndale hit-and-run...

Jason Hardt was riding a bicycle in the 700 block of South Independence Boulevard when he was struck by a vehicle....

 2021-09-14 23:01 

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Pritzker pleased with state's flattening COVID-19 numbers — but southern Illinois 'chugging through some pretty bad days'...

New COVID-19 hospital admissions have slowed down amid Illinois' Delta variant coronavirus surge, but hospitals are still being pushed to the limit in southern Illinois — where all ICU beds were filled Monday night....

 2021-09-14 23:00 

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Osage Nation's 'Picture Cave' in Missouri sold at auction, thwarting plan to preserve 'our most sacred site'...

'Like auctioning off the Sistine Chapel.' an expert who studied the site west of St. Louis and wrote a book on it says. The auction house says the buyer can't exploit the cave....

 2021-09-14 22:57 

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Cubs put Jason Heyward on 7-day concussion injured list...

Heyward took a knee to the head in Sunday's series finale against the Giants before leaving the game....

 2021-09-14 22:50 

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Want plastic utensils in that takeout order? You'll have to ask...

An ordinance that passed the City Council Tuesday says restaurants can't include single-use utensils unless customers request them. The Council also OK'd new guidelines for some city contracts and added new concessions at O'Hare Airport....

 2021-09-14 22:44 

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CPS charter school shuts down for 2 weeks because of COVID-19 cases...

Acero Schools, one of Chicago Public Schools' largest charter operators, closed its Zizumbo campus in the Archer Heights community Tuesday to meet the terms of its reopening agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union....

 2021-09-14 22:31 

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Chinese students' U.S. visas blocked under Trump-era policy to protect tech from China's military...

Students fume at the presumption they might be spies. 'What do we finance students have to do with the military?' a Washington University finance student says....

 2021-09-14 21:48 

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CPS delays COVID-19 testing again, while only 3.3% of students sign up for swabs...

The school system is planning to administer tests at only one-third of its schools this week, and won't extend its program to all buildings until the end of September....

 2021-09-14 21:41 

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New novel by Chicago's Sandra Cisneros is an overdue letter to a friend...

Born in Chicago to Mexican parents, Cisneros is one of the most prominent Latino authors in the United States, with honors including the 1985 National Book Award for...

 2021-09-14 21:27 

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Lightfoot's anti-gang ordinance put on slower track...

The ordinance was assigned to the Rules Committee. That's usually where legislation opposed by the mayor goes to die. But this time, Ald. Rosanna Rodriguez Sanchez used the maneuver against Lightfoot. At the very least, that will add an extra step to ...

 2021-09-14 20:50 

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Things to do at museums and galleries in Chicago...

Chicago is home to some of the world's greatest museums. Use our guide to find events and activities happening at the city's many galleries and exhibits....

 2021-09-14 20:43 

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Chicago wins ratings game for Bears-Rams on NBC 5 (duh!)...

The Chicago market averaged a 26.6 household rating for the game Sunday night, the highest local rating in the country, according to Nielsen....

 2021-09-14 20:16 

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1st-and-10: The Charles Leno curse at LT?...

The dependable, if imperfect, Leno made 95 consecutive starts for the Bears. By the fourth quarter of their first regular-season game since cutting him, the Bears already were on their fourth replacement after injuries to Teven Jenkins, Jason Peters and L...

 2021-09-14 20:16 

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1st-and-10: The Charles Leno curse at left tackle?...

The dependable, if imperfect, Leno made 95 consecutive starts for the Bears. By the fourth quarter of their first regular-season game since cutting him, the Bears already were on their fourth replacement after injuries to Teven Jenkins, Jason Peters and L...

 2021-09-14 20:13 

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Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report: Focus on shoreline Chinook, hoping on fall fishing inland...

Shoreline salmon/trout fishing (and in some tributaries) around southern Lake Michigan lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report, but the good fall fishing inland should come, even with lingering heat....

 2021-09-14 20:05 

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Sergeant files whistleblower lawsuit over order to guard his boss's Bridgeport home during riots, looting last year...

The police lieutenant, when confronted about his use of cops to guard his home, said...

 2021-09-14 20:00 

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Afternoon Edition: Sept. 14, 2021...

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

 2021-09-14 19:56 

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Gardiner apologizes on Council floor for profane, threatening, misogynistic text messages...
 2021-09-14 19:41 

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R. Kelly caught on tape threatening victims, prosecutors say...

According to a court document filed Tuesday, an enraged Kelly can be heard on one tape accusing an unidentified woman of lying to him before beginning to assault her:...

 2021-09-14 19:27 

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Bar operator who admitted bribing Summit officials gets 18 months in drug case...

Mariano...

 2021-09-14 19:16 

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El Chapo's safe house to be given away in lottery by Mexico's government...

The cameras that covered every angle of the modest home's exterior are gone now. The hole under a bathtub leading to escape tunnels? Covered with concrete....

 2021-09-14 19:10 

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We're requiring every employee to get vaccinated — and you should, too...

Employers and government agencies have an obligation to do all they can to protect everyone from the devastating effects of COVID-19....

 2021-09-14 19:01 

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Dishin' on the Dish: Pot roast cupcakes at Oooh Wee It Is...

Diners at Oooh Wee It Is tend to stumble upon an unusual yet intriguing dish as they peruse the menu at the soul food restaurant in Chatham: Pot roast cupcakes....

 2021-09-14 18:49 

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'We want justice,' says family of disabled man, 67, beaten to death on Pilsen street after leaving church soup kitchen...

Juan Antonio Garcia Rios had moved from Houston to Chicago about five months ago to look for work and preach the Bible, his family said....

 2021-09-14 18:47 

Chicago Sun-Times

17-year-old shot in South Chicago...

He was standing on a sidewalk about 12:26 p.m. in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue when two males fired shots in his direction, Chicago police said....

 2021-09-14 18:36 

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Norm Macdonald, comedian and 'SNL' alum, dies at 61...

His death followed a nine-year private battle with cancer....

 2021-09-14 18:28 

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Navy Pier to host free, two-day festival to celebrate resurgence of art and entertainment industry...

Performances will run from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 24 and noon to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 25.. The event will be capped off with a special fireworks show....

 2021-09-14 18:20 

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Man charged in connection with shots fired at Chicago cops in Little Village...

Derrick Williams, 31, is charged with one felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, Chicago police said....

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