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 2021-08-29 16:20 

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Wilco's Chicago concert in Millennium Park was a band-and-city family reunion. 'We live here. We'll be back'...

Wilco and SleaterKinney played the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Saturday night. "This is for the old timers," Jeff Tweedy joked before the band's "Box Full of Letters" hit. "And that's a lot of you." This is a lo...

 2021-08-29 15:01 

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Column: We should celebrate the everyday heroism of American workers...

Whether it's COVID-19 or another foreboding condition that threatens humankind, without pomp and ceremony, the unfailingly herculean effort of the American worker exceeds that of any celebrity, politician or Olympian....

 2021-08-29 15:00 

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Speak Out reader opinion: Soldier Field show was lax in coronavirus protections...

Speak Out commenters offer their views....

 2021-08-29 14:37 

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Taliban: US airstrike hits suicide bomber targeting Kabul airport as evacuations continue...

The Taliban said that a U.S. airstrike targeted a suicide bomber in a vehicle Sunday who wanted to attack the Kabul international airport amid the American military's evacuation there....

 2021-08-29 14:21 

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Pregnant woman found dead in Lake Michigan identified via dental records as Chicago resident, 19...

Dental records were used to identify a 19-year-old pregnant woman who was found dead in Lake Michigan earlier this month, the Lake County Sheriff's office said in a news release....

 2021-08-29 13:22 

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Hurricane Ida set to hit Louisiana coast with winds up to 150 mph; strengthened to Category 4...

Hurricane Ida rapidly grew in strength early Sunday, becoming a dangerous Category 4 hurricane just hours before hitting the Louisiana coast....

 2021-08-29 12:19 

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This day in history, August 29: Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast near Buras, Louisiana, bringing floods that devastate New Orleans...

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...

 2021-08-29 12:04 

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Who will be on the Chicago Bears' 53-man roster? Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts after the 3rd — and final — preseason game....

Get Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts on the Chicago Bears, including a projection of the initial 53-man roster before Tuesday's deadline for cuts....

 2021-08-29 11:30 

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Chicago Bears tight end Jesper Horsted caps his preseason with 3 touchdowns — including a highlight dart from Justin Fields...

Jesper Horsted was on the receiving end of Justin Fields' most exciting throw Saturday night. Then Horsted added two more touchdown catches in the Bears' 27-24 win over the Titans....

 2021-08-29 11:15 

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4 eye-popping stats from Chicago Cubs rookie Patrick Wisdom's latest home-run streak — including a franchise record he's on the verge of breaking...

Patrick Wisdom is on a home-run hot streak, hitting seven in his last eight games. In the process, the 30-year-old is threatening records, joining rare Chicago Cubs history and continuing an all-around solid rookie season....

 2021-08-29 11:10 

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Art takes center stage in downtown Aurora...

Downtown Aurora is a flurry of artistic activity this month, including work on several murals....

 2021-08-29 10:00 

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Letters: Let's remember why speed cameras are in place...

Enforcement of speed limits slows traffic, slower traffic increases reaction time and longer reaction time means fewer crashes....

 2021-08-29 10:00 

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A first-time homeowner's guide to gas-powered lawnmowers, leaf blowers and weed wackers...

Safely filling a lawn mower with gasoline is important to avoid harm or danger while maintaining your lawn and garden....

 2021-08-29 10:00 

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Landmarks: Wrought Iron Farm owners pursue dream of sustainability while making things that last...

"We were like, 'should we make our garage into a smithy? Let's do it!' We're not going to have kids so let's spend some money and buy a forge and some tools."...

 2021-08-29 09:43 

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VetFest rocks new Oswego entertainment venue...

Live music is filling the air this weekend at Oswego's new entertainment venue during a four-day musical fundraiser for veterans....

 2021-08-29 05:05 

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Ask Amy: Grandparents resent entitled child's drama...

Dear Amy: My husband and I have two granddaughters whom we cherish....

 2021-08-29 02:06 

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Patrick Wisdom's 2 home runs and Rafael Ortega's grand slam power the Chicago Cubs past the White Sox 7-0 in the City Series...

For the second straight night, the Chicago Cubs jumped out to a big lead in the City Series. This time, there would be no epic rally from the White Sox as two Patrick Wisdom home runs and a Rafael Ortega grand slam powered the Cubs to a 7-0 victory....

 2021-08-29 01:24 

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Justin Fields' final preseason play is a touchdown pass vs. the Tennessee Titans. Now the wait begins for Chicago Bears fans....

The NFL's preseason finale most often leaves fans wanting more as the season looms. That was the case with Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields, who didn't play with many of the Bears starters....

 2021-08-29 00:33 

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Chicago Fire end a 19-game road winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls...

Robert Beric scored in the 32nd minute, and the Chicago Fire held off the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday night to end a 19-game road winless streak....

 2021-08-29 00:01 

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David Bote goes on the IL with a 'significant' right ankle sprain, while the Chicago Cubs call up infielder Alfonso Rivas among 5 roster moves...

A freak mishap during batting practice Friday landed Chicago Cubs infielder David Bote on the injured list with a "significant"; right ankle sprain. Among the Cubs' five roster moves, they notably promoted infielder Alfonso Rivas, rated their N...

 2021-08-28 23:43 

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Column: Dallas Keuchel looks like the odd man out of the Chicago White Sox playoff rotation: 'If you're not getting the job done, you don't expect a spot'...

Chicago White Sox starter Dallas Keuchel has struggled all summer, and his spot in the postseason rotation is likely in doubt....

 2021-08-28 23:12 

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Firefighters battle to prevent massive California wildfire from reaching the Lake Tahoe resort region...

Firefighters faced a critical day in efforts to prevent a massive California wildfire from reaching the Lake Tahoe resort region Saturday, hoping to take advantage of calmer winds before hot, heavy gusts return....

 2021-08-28 23:06 

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GM Rick Hahn likes where the Chicago White Sox stand entering the September stretch run after getting through a tough stretch vs. playoff contenders: 'I'm happy to see it in the rearview mirro...

Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn says the focus for the stretch run is to complete a task the team pinpointed well before the first pitch of the season: "To win the division."...

 2021-08-28 20:57 

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Illinois opens the college football season — and the Bret Bielema era — with a 30-22 victory over Nebraska...

Illinois kicked off the college football season in an emphatic way with a 30-22 victory over Nebraska on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium....

 2021-08-28 20:07 

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Aurora looks at changes to downtown project agreements due to pandemic-related costs...

Aurora is looking at contributing more to several downtown redevelopers faced with costs from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-08-28 19:39 

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Kane Forest District to host series of hikes focusing on healing effects of nature...

The Forest Preserve District of Kane County has announced Nurtured by Nature, a monthly series of hikes focusing on the healing effects of nature....

 2021-08-28 19:02 

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Contact tracing takes a back seat during latest COVID surge in the US...

Health investigators across the U.S. are finding it nearly impossible to keep up with the deluge of new COVID-19 infections and carry out contact tracing efforts that were once seen as a pillar of the nation's pandemic response....

 2021-08-28 19:00 

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NBA referees will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19: 'This agreement was a win-win'...

NBA referees will all be vaccinated against the coronavirus this season....

 2021-08-28 16:13 

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Debate over whether returning students should wear masks in the classroom moves from school boards to courtrooms...

The rancorous debate over whether returning students should wear masks in the classroom has moved from school boards to courtrooms....

 2021-08-28 15:42 

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Despite masks, outdoor classes and lunch offering breaks for Southland students with no gripes...

While anti-mask rhetoric was heated leading up to new school year, many south and southwest suburban school districts report they have not had any issues with compliance...

 2021-08-28 15:12 

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Injured in Haiti quake at high risk of infection, amputation...

The home of clothing merchant Felix Pierre Genel collapsed before he could flee outside as a powerful earthquake shook southwestern Haiti. He was dug out of the rubble that same day with a broken arm and was among the somewhat fortunate ones who promptly ...

 2021-08-28 15:02 

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Residents warned as Louisiana rush preparations in anticipation of an intensifying Hurricane Ida...

Weather forecasters warned residents along Louisiana's coast to rush preparations Saturday in anticipation of an intensifying Hurricane Ida, which is expected to bring winds as high as 140 mph (225 kph) when it slams ashore on Sunday....

 2021-08-28 14:28 

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UK ends evacuation flights from Kabul airport, begins bringing troops home...

Britain ended evacuation flights from Kabul airport on Saturday and began bringing troops home, even as the U.K.'s top military officer acknowledged "we haven't been able to bring everybody out."...

 2021-08-28 14:20 

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Taliban deploys extra forces around Kabul's airport to prevent large crowd after suicide attack...

The Taliban deployed extra forces around Kabul's airport Saturday to prevent large crowds from gathering after a devastating suicide attack two days earlier, as the massive U.S.-led airlift wound down ahead of an Aug. 31 deadline....

 2021-08-28 14:12 

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US airstrike targets Islamic State member in Afghanistan in the group's eastern stronghold...

Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden's promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul airport, the U.S. military said it killed a member of the Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate with a drone strike in the group's easte...

 2021-08-28 13:03 

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1 dead, at least 16 others injured, including 4 young teens in gun violence since Friday night, police say...

A 27-year-old man was shot dead while driving around midnight Saturday in the Englewood neighborhood, and at least 16 other people were injured, including four young teens in city shootings since 8 p.m. Friday, Chicago police said....

 2021-08-28 12:56 

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Kahleah Copper matches a career high with 26 points as the Chicago Sky rally to beat the Seattle Storm 73-69...

Kahleah Copper matched her career high with 26 points on 10-for-16 shooting and the Chicago Sky rallied to beat the Seattle Storm 73-69 on Friday night....

 2021-08-28 12:30 

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Cook County Commissioner Morrison, School District 214 board leader hear comments, suggestions from students on uses of federal relief funds...

Cook County Commissioner District 15 Kevin Morrison held a town hall at Elk Grove High School Thursday, Aug. 26, where he took suggestions from students on how to spend the county's more than $1 billion in federal aid....

 2021-08-28 12:28 

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This day in history, August 28: More than 200,000 people listen as Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C...

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...

 2021-08-28 12:00 

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College football season predictions: Who will make the playoff? Who's overrated and underrated? Which coaches will get fired?...

College football is trending back toward business as usual in 2021. Fingers crossed....

 2021-08-28 11:30 

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Can disgruntled Chicago Cubs fans hop on the White Sox bandwagon? And if so, should Sox fans care?...

Can a Chicago Cubs fans hop on the White Sox bandwagon? Will Sox fans welcome them? "It would be a shame for anyone to miss out," general manager Rick Hahn said. "Welcome aboard."...

 2021-08-28 10:00 

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There's still time to plant trees and shrubs before winter. Here's how to do it right....

Late summer and early fall are good times to plant or transplant a tree or shrub, giving it enough time to establish roots before winter....

 2021-08-28 07:00 

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'He's a heckuva player': Illinois recruit Jared Badie bears down to force fumble as Oswego East puts the clamps on Waubonsie Valley...

Jared Badie's strip and steal of the ball late in the second half was the defensive play of the game as Oswego East stymied Waubonsie Valley....

 2021-08-28 06:35 

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'We caught them by surprise': Carter Sessa uses his head on key touchdown pass as Neuqua Valley holds off Oswego in opener...

The senior receiver made the most of his situation Friday night, pulling in TD passes. He finished with three receptions for 66 yards....

 2021-08-28 05:47 

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Jake Pieper's late interception puts finishing touch on Vernon Hills' come-from-behind win against Grayslake North: 'Our whole defense stepped up.'...

Jake Pieper scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 6-yard run and added the two-point conversion with 4:05 left. But it was Pieper's late interception that sealed Vernon Hills' 21-14 nonconference win on the road....

 2021-08-28 05:43 

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'We had to step up': Ralph Clark takes control during the second half as East Aurora beats the heat in pulling away from Elgin...

The junior running back rushed for 118 yards and scored two touchdowns in the second half as the Tomcats slipped past Elgin....

 2021-08-28 05:37 

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After relinquishing a 6-run lead in a loss to White Sox, rookie Keegan Thompson plans to forget the rough start as the Chicago Cubs try to figure out his dip in velocity...

Cubs starter Keegan Thompson couldn't maintain a six-run first-inning lead Friday, which quickly morphed into 13 unanswered runs by the White Sox en route to the North Siders' 17-13 loss....

 2021-08-28 05:22 

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'He's growing up': Sophomore wideout Luke Williams scores on fifth play of game, sparks Naperville North past Benet in season opener...

Luke Williams caught a short pass from Aidan Gray and raced 67 yards for a TD on the fifth play of the game to spark the Huskies....

 2021-08-28 05:05 

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Ask Amy: 'Something borrowed' makes someone blue...

Dear Amy: My friend "Jill" is getting married next week. This celebration had to be rescheduled multiple times, due to COVID....

 2021-08-28 04:53 

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Northwest Indiana local scores and schedules...

Get results from high school sports in Northwest Indiana, including from Week 2 of football....

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