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 2021-07-29 11:00 

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Coaching in quarantine: How Wheaton's Erin Virtue handled USA volleyball's 1st Olympic match from Tokyo's COVID jail...

As the U.S. women's volleyball team took the court for their first match earlier this week, offensive coordinator Erin Virtue fired up her laptop in a hotel several miles away and began one of the most unusual — but quintessentially pandemic-era...

 2021-07-29 11:00 

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Rideshare prices are rising. Will they ever go back down?...

Rising rideshare prices have left many riders wondering: when will prices go back down?...

 2021-07-29 10:00 

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'Jungle Cruise' review: Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt head up 'Pirates of the Caribbean' without a paddle...

This is blockbustering from a talented director whose talent has been pounded flat by the dictates of a script in the quality range of Disney's "Lone Ranger."...

 2021-07-29 05:05 

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Ask Amy: Husband has a 'mommy' problem...

Dear Amy: My husband isn't capable of speaking with ME about decisions in our marriage and insists on running to his mommy for everything....

 2021-07-29 05:00 

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Chicago White Sox fall to the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in 10 innings while Eloy Jimnez leaves early as a precaution with right groin tightness...

The Chicago White Sox couldn't hold a late lead, falling 3-2 to the Kansas City Royals in 10 innings. Eloy Jimnez left the game earlier as a precaution with right groin tightness....

 2021-07-29 04:10 

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Caleb Dressel wins the 1st individual gold medal of his Olympic career, beating defending champ Kyle Chalmers in the 100-meter freestyle...

At an Olympics where some of America's biggest stars have faltered, Caeleb Dressel lived up to the hype....

 2021-07-29 03:44 

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Zach Davies goes six innings but gets little support from the Chicago Cubs offense in an 8-2 loss to Cincinnati Reds...

In his last start before the trade deadline, Zach Davies allowed four runs to the Cincinnati Reds over six innings Wednesday but got little offensive support in the Chicago Cubs' 8-2 loss....

 2021-07-29 03:03 

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Bobby Finke surges on the final lap to take gold in the Olympic debut of the 800-meter freestyle...

With a dazzling burst of closing speed, Bobby Finke of the United States captured gold Thursday in the debut of the men's 800-meter swimming freestyle at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre....

 2021-07-29 02:05 

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CPS will get more than $2 billion in COVID-19 relief. But a financial 'cliff' is 'staring us in the face,' Board of Ed president says...

If COVID-19 relief is used to create CPS jobs, what happens when the aid dries up?...

 2021-07-29 01:08 

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Historians urge state lawmakers who are weighing the fate of controversial monuments to make their task a 'teaching moment'...

Two historians on Wednesday provided their perspectives to an Illinois legislative committee tasked with making a recommendation on the fate of monuments located on state property....

 2021-07-29 00:44 

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Will the Chicago White Sox make a move? Here's a look at needs and potential options as Friday's trade deadline nears....

The trade deadline is 3 p.m. Friday and the Chicago White Sox could be buyers. Here's a look at some possible needs and options....

 2021-07-29 00:43 

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'This is not a bluff': Exelon moves to shut down 2 nuclear power plants in Illinois as parent company of scandal-plagued ComEd seeks more state subsidies...

As clean energy bill talks stall, both Exelon and some lawmakers claim they're trying to protect jobs at the plants....

 2021-07-29 00:40 

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University of Chicago Crime Lab analysis shows violence spike of 2020 widened familiar safety gap between city neighborhoods...

Data being compiled by the University of Chicago Crime Lab and shared with the Tribune suggests that the perception that violence in Chicago is as bad now as it has been in years is fair. The lab's analysis of Chicago Police Department information sho...

 2021-07-28 23:57 

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Column: Khalil Mack won't blame injuries for what happened in 2020. But as the edge rusher prepares for his 8th season, it's on the Chicago Bears to bring out his best....

Khalil Mack says "time is of the essence" as he prepares for his eighth season. The edge rusher won't blame a slew of injuries for anything that happened in 2020, but it's incumbent on the Chicago Bears to find more ways to highlight his t...

 2021-07-28 23:50 

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Bob Odenkirk condition stable after 'heart-related incident' that caused actor to collapse on set of 'Better Call Saul'...

"Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk had a "heart related incident" when he collapsed on the show's New Mexico set, and his condition is stable as he recovers at a hospital, his representatives said Wednesday....

 2021-07-28 23:29 

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Interim Libertyville police chief Roncone appointed permanently to the role, replacing Herdegen who retired after being on leave for last 7 months...

Ed Roncone was sworn in as the new police chief of Libertyville, replacing Clint Herdegen, who had been out on leave since December....

 2021-07-28 23:13 

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Eddie Goldman returns to 'love' from his Chicago Bears teammates after a challenging year away: 'Any time you've got Eddie G., he's going to make life easier for you.'...

It was painful for Chicago Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman to be away football last year, even if it was his own decision to opt out because of COVID-19....

 2021-07-28 23:05 

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FDA allows automatic 'generic' swap for brand-name insulin, making it easier and cheaper to get insulin at the drugstore...

U.S. regulators took action Wednesday that will make it easier to get a cheaper, near-copy of a brand-name insulin at the drugstore....

 2021-07-28 23:04 

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Potempa: Branson Belle Showboat includes unique dining with special stage talent...

Crown Point native Steven Parrish has starred in the dinner show aboard the Branson Belle Showboat in Branson, Missouri, for 18 years....

 2021-07-28 22:50 

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Naperville Park District, local legislators want DuPage River declared a public waterway...

Naperville Park District to vote on a resolution next month urging the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to clarify that the DuPage River should be open for public recreation....

 2021-07-28 22:16 

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Water, sewer rates to increase in Niles; Village Board approves $11.3 million flood mitigation project...

Water and sewer rates will increase for Niles residential and business users....

 2021-07-28 22:11 

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Column: Inside the GOP response to the Jan. 6 hearings: If all else fails, start chanting 'LOCK HER UP!'...

Inside the GOP response to the House select committee hearings on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol: Denigrate police officers, and if all else fails, start chanting "LOCK HER UP!"...

 2021-07-28 22:08 

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Aurora celebrates career of retiring police chief...

Aurora said goodbye to its high profile, highly decorated police chief this week....

 2021-07-28 22:07 

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Man armed with a semi-automatic rifle charged with trying to rob delivery driver at a Naperville Jewel...

A Chicago man armed with semi-automatic rifle was arrested Tuesday on charges he tried to hold up a delivery truck driver at the Jewel-Osco store at Ogden and Aurora avenues, Naperville police said....

 2021-07-28 22:03 

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The Genesius Guild's 'Into the Woods' features favorite characters from fairy tales...

"Into the Woods" is hitting the stage in Hammond more than a year after it originally was scheduled to run....

 2021-07-28 21:58 

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Aurora to hold events to replace Fiestas Patrias...

Aurora will hold a monthlong series of events to replace the traditional Fiestas Patrias celebration....

 2021-07-28 21:48 

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Return of the county fair gives 4-H kids a chance to show their best...

The family has been looking forward to coming back to competition since last year wiped out the county fairs, Brenda Hardesty said....

 2021-07-28 21:45 

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3 things we learned at the Chicago Bears' first training camp practice, including Robert Quinn's limited status and Vic Fangio's love of the 'Shaft' theme...

Robert Quinn called 2020 "a terrible year" for himself personally: "Last year is last year. You can't change it. So I'll leave that where it's at and move on to 2021." But in order to make 2021 better, Quinn must stay healthy. ...

 2021-07-28 21:38 

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Editorial: How Joe Biden and Illinois should deal with post-Castro Cuba...

While America and other allies can offer assistance to protesting Cubans, sometimes the best way for America to help Cuba is to get out of the way as much as possible and help Cubans help themselves....

 2021-07-28 21:34 

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6-year-old girl dies in suspected DUI crash in Kendall County...

Lily Hicks was taken to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, where she died, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office....

 2021-07-28 21:22 

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Op-ed: Bipartisan bill could end our casual relationship with war...

A new bipartisan bill is America's best chance in a generation to end its casual relationship with war....

 2021-07-28 21:17 

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626 groups now qualify for lottery to win marijuana store licenses after applications are rescored. First drawing set for Thursday....

The number of applicants qualified for the upcoming lottery for new marijuana store licenses in Illinois jumped to 626 as a result of a rescoring of their applications....

 2021-07-28 21:10 

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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell downplays delta variant's threat to the economy...

The spread of the COVID-19 delta variant is raising infections, leading some companies and governments to require vaccinations and raising concerns about the U.S. economic recovery.But on Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell injected a note of r...

 2021-07-28 21:02 

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Column: Elected Calumet City clerk claims city hall is a hostile workplace, so she's working in a park across the street...

Calumet City City Clerk Nyota Figgs claims newly elected Mayor Thaddeus Jones has sidelined her by reassigning her staff to a newly appointed city administrator and stripping her of duties and responsibilities....

 2021-07-28 21:00 

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Taste of Orland Park welcomes some new activities...

Live music, delicious food and a choice of kids' activities should be enough to lure families to the Taste of Orland Park Aug. 6-8....

 2021-07-28 20:53 

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Local governments, health facilities approach vaccine mandates differently - like most of the country...

Locally, mayors in Hammond, Crown Point and Portage said they are not currently considering a vaccine mandate for city employees. But, all three mayors said that if an unvaccinated employee contracts COVID-19 he or she will have to use personal, vacation ...

 2021-07-28 20:51 

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Pottery class for kids adds art to summer experience...

The pottery camp gave kids the opportunity to work at pottery wheels and learn to trim, glaze, and decorate while also creating a few hand-made pieces of their own....

 2021-07-28 20:38 

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Judge finds probable cause to charge Wisconsin cop in the 2016 death of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car...

A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday found probable cause to charge a police officer in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car, taking the rare step of overruling prosecutors years after they declined to charge the officer....

 2021-07-28 20:35 

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QB Aaron Rodgers works out with the Green Bay Packers — then details his frustrations in a nearly 6-minute answer...

Asked about the issues that led to his frustration, Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers gave a reply that lasted nearly six minutes....

 2021-07-28 20:23 

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Little Village residents hold street masses, pray for an end to violence...

This summer the religious ceremonies have been specifically important because the community was harshly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and as it continues to be impacted by street violence....

 2021-07-28 20:15 

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American Airlines crews say lodging is lacking on the road...

Passengers on American Airlines has been dogged by flight delays this summer, and now flight attendants and pilots say the airline is failing to secure hotel rooms, sometimes forcing employees to sleep in airports....

 2021-07-28 20:13 

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School bus companies step up driver recruitment efforts as shortage continues...

American School Bus Company driver numbers are down from 192 before the pandemic to 133, said Carly Richardson, assistant manager....

 2021-07-28 20:05 

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John Oliver broke down housing discrimination on the latest 'Last Week Tonight'. Here's how the issue affects the Chicago area....

On the latest episode of HBO's "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver explored the issue of housing discrimination and affordable housing access. Here's how the Tribune has covered it in the Chicago area....

 2021-07-28 19:58 

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Outcome of President Biden's $1 trillion infrastructure plan could leave his entire agenda at risk...

The outcome of the infrastructure bargaining, which for weeks has encountered one snag after another, will affect what could be the crown jewel of President Joe Biden's legacy....

 2021-07-28 19:51 

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Little hope for 5 missing workers at German blast site that killed 2 and injured 31, according to officials...

Officials said Wednesday they have little hope of finding five missing workers alive, a day after an explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in western Germany that killed at least two people and injured 31 others....

 2021-07-28 19:43 

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The efficiency behind Amazon and the idea behind HelloFresh: How one neighborhood charity is rethinking food insecurity...

"My organisation will never make anybody feel like just because they're struggling, that they deserve the lowest quality of food," said Dion Dawson, 31, who created Dion's Chicago Dream....

 2021-07-28 19:42 

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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies at 72...

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill, one of the Texas blues trio's bearded figures, died at his Houston home, the band announced. He was 72....

 2021-07-28 19:41 

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Step into a fantasy land at South Elgin World of Faeries fest...

The World of Faeries Festival, now in its 17th year, returns to the western suburbs Aug. 7 and 8 for family-friendly fantasy fun....

 2021-07-28 19:39 

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Trial for man accused of attacking Schererville sisters pushed to September...

Shaw said the state could move to dismiss attempted murder charges, but there wasn't agreement yet between the two sides....

 2021-07-28 19:35 

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Letters to the Editor: Proposal to give SECA money to Century Walk undermines art task force...

Letters to the editor submitted to the Naperville Sun....

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