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 2021-07-21 18:47 

Chicago Tribune

Agency eyes 'right-to-repair' rules to aid consumers, shops...

Americans would be freer to repair their broken cellphones, computers, videogame consoles and even tractors themselves or to use independent repair shops under changes being eyed by federal regulators that target manufacturer restrictions....

 2021-07-21 18:42 

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Column: Who has the biggest war chest in the south suburbs? Campaign reports reveal financial transactions...

Notable news from quarterly campaign finance filings show state Rep. Tim Ozinga gave $95,000 to state Republican groups, Calumet City Mayor Thaddeus Jones spent $4,604 this year at an Indiana restaurant and Chicago Heights Mayor David Gonzalez gave $25,00...

 2021-07-21 18:40 

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Netflix confirms move into video games as its growth slows...

Netflix reported its worst slowdown in subscriber growth in eight years as people emerge from their pandemic cocoons. So it's adding a new attraction to its marquee: Video games....

 2021-07-21 18:34 

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Speak Out reader opinions: Check out Cuba before calling America 'oppressive'; airplanes need security guards; I'll skip Bezos' 'joyride'...

Speak Out comments submitted for publication....

 2021-07-21 18:31 

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Ford, Argo AI to deploy autonomous vehicles on Lyft network...

Ford Motor Co. and a self-driving vehicle company it partly owns will join with the Lyft ride-hailing service to offer autonomous rides on the Lyft network....

 2021-07-21 18:28 

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Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas from enforcing ban on nearly all abortions...

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked Arkansas from enforcing a strict new law that would ban nearly all abortions....

 2021-07-21 18:22 

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Potempa: NWI Symphony Maestro Muspratt brings Pink Panther to audience's ears...

The Northwest Indiana Symphony and Maestro Kirk Muspratt return to region parks this summer for a series of outdoor concerts featuring patriotic favorites and popular movie scores, such as Henry Mancini "Pink Panther" theme....

 2021-07-21 18:16 

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'Voluminous' evidence to be turned over in case against former Madigan chief of staff, feds say...

A "voluminous" batch of 90,000 documents and secret recordings will soon be sent to defense lawyers handling the perjury and obstruction case against Tim Mapes....

 2021-07-21 18:11 

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New judge appointed in 16th Judicial Circuit has roots in Aurora...

The Illinois Supreme Court earlier this week appointed attorney Bianca Camargo as a circuit court judge in the 16th Judicial Circuit to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge James Murphy....

 2021-07-21 18:00 

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Op-ed: Political dysfunction keeps 'Dreamers' in purgatory...

Republicans in Congress have long criticized DACA as an illegal use of executive power. But the logical response would be for them to usurp this presidential decree by passing a bill to protect the "Dreamers."...

 2021-07-21 17:52 

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

Quickly for Thursday, July 22...

 2021-07-21 17:43 

Chicago Tribune

Letters to the Editor: High taxes doom affordable housing; Lincoln would not recognize today's GOP; paying it forward in Naperville...

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

 2021-07-21 17:39 

Chicago Tribune

Support Through Loss Act proposal could bring federal assistance to families affected by pregnancy loss and other parental challenges...

A new bill, introduced by Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, would give families struggling with pregnancy loss and other fertility issues at least three days paid of leave at work, and offers $45 million annually for further research...

 2021-07-21 17:25 

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CDC investigates coronavirus deaths in immunized patients in nursing homes across the US...

Lagging vaccination rates among nursing home staff are being linked to a national increase in COVID-19 infections and deaths at senior facilities in July, and are at the center of a federal investigation in a hard-hit Colorado location where disease detec...

 2021-07-21 17:14 

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Nancy Pelosi is rejecting two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is rejecting two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, citing the "integrity" of the probe....

 2021-07-21 17:07 

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Eddie Goldman is expected to report to Chicago Bears training camp next week after opting out of the 2020 season...

Chicago Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman plans to report to training camp on time next week and is eager to get back on the practice field at Halas Hall....

 2021-07-21 17:04 

Chicago Tribune

Merrillville planners approve proposals for luxury apartment complexes; planning process can now move forward...

Plan Commission members Councilman Shawn Pettit, D-6th, and Brian Dering said ultimate approval for the project will basically come down to the residents of Broadfield and whether they're satisfied the new development won't cause any of the floodi...

 2021-07-21 17:03 

Chicago Tribune

Motown Records' Berry Gordy, SNL's Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler to receive Kennedy Center honors...

The Kennedy Center Honors will return in December with a class that includes Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels and actress-singer Bette Midler....

 2021-07-21 16:51 

Chicago Tribune

Wildfires in the West creating a red sun and hazy skies in Chicago...

People across Illinois are seeing red suns and moons — and hazy skies — caused by wildfires ravaging the western United States....

 2021-07-21 16:49 

Chicago Tribune

South African company to begin producing Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, first such firm to do so in Africa...

A South African firm will begin producing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the first time that the shot will be produced in Africa, Pfizer announced Wednesday....

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