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 2021-07-21 12:00 

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The invisible resistance of photographers Jo Ratcliffe and An-My L on display in Chicago...

Exhibitions by photographers Jo Ratcliffe and An-My L are on display in Chicago, and they offer a welcome chance to pause the news cycle, back up, and take a longer view of the terrain....

 2021-07-21 11:58 

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Daywatch: Chicago adds to its travel advisory, CPD again faces criticism for its response to unrest and Illinois Caverns reopens after more than a decade...

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day....

 2021-07-21 11:39 

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Olympics: U.S. women's soccer team stunned by Sweden in a 3-0 loss that snaps a 44-match unbeaten streak...

Stina Blackstenius scored a pair of goals and Sweden once again stunned the United States at the Olympics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday in the women's soccer tournament....

 2021-07-21 11:35 

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Zach LaVine rejoins USA Basketball after the Chicago Bulls guard exits health and safety protocols that stemmed from a testing-related issue...

Zach LaVine has been cleared to exit the health and safety protocols that stemmed from a coronavirus testing-related issue, will fly to Japan and rejoin the team on Thursday....

 2021-07-21 11:35 

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Former U. of I. head football coach Ron Turner sells Near North Side condo for $780,000...

Former University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign head football coach Ron Turner and his wife, Wendy, sold their two-bedroom, 1,555-square-foot condominium in the Pinnacle building on the Near North Side for $780,000....

 2021-07-21 11:00 

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Olympic 3x3 basketball is about to make its debut — and Team USA's chance at an inaugural medal runs through the Chicago Sky's Stefanie Dolson...

Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson is hoping to help the 3x3 women's basketball team win gold at the Tokyo Olympics thanks to her offseason improvements that U.S. coach Kara Lawson said has changed their team....

 2021-07-21 10:05 

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Ulta to open shops in seven Chicago-area Target stores in August...

Ulta Beauty is opening scaled-down beauty shops in more than 100 Target stores, including seven in the Chicago area, starting in August....

 2021-07-21 10:00 

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Illinois Caverns — a 'hidden gem in southwest Illinois' — reopens after being closed for more than a decade to protect the bat population...

The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome thrives in caves, where the air is often humid and temperatures are cool. It spreads easily from bat to bat but cannot be transmitted to other wildlife or humans....

 2021-07-21 05:05 

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Ask Amy: Vaccination status stumps hesitant guests...

Dear Amy: Recently a couple with whom my husband and I were casual friends some years ago moved to our city....

 2021-07-21 04:59 

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Chicago Cubs rally with 6 runs in the 9th inning for a wild 7-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals...

Ian Happ hit a go-ahead two-run double in a six-run ninth inning, leading the Chicago Cubs to a wild 7-6 comeback win over the St. Louis Cardinals....

 2021-07-21 04:10 

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Chicago White Sox rally with 5 runs in the 8th inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 9-5...

Jos Abreu hit a three-run home run as part of a five-run eighth inning as the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 9-5. Abreu went 3-for-5 with four RBIs and three runs....

 2021-07-21 03:46 

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Giannis Antetokounmpo's 50 points carry the Milwaukee Bucks to their 1st NBA title in 50 years with a 105-98 Game 6 win over the Phoenix Suns...

The Milwaukee Bucks got 50 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Phoenix Suns 105-98 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night, winning their first NBA championship in 50 years....

 2021-07-21 02:40 

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Tokyo Olympics officially begin after a 1-year delay as Japan beats Australia in softball...

Host Japan got off to a winning start when the Tokyo Olympics got underway after a one-year delay, beating Australia 8-1 in softball....

 2021-07-21 02:17 

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'Ted Lasso' review: An alternate version of reality where basic human decency is valued above all else. The Jason Sudeikis comedy is back for Season 2....

Wish fulfillment is a powerful driver in fiction, and the Apple TV+ comedy "Ted Lasso" is a look at how things could be if they were only slightly better....

 2021-07-21 01:32 

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Huge crowd descends on Milwaukee's Deer District with Bucks one victory away from first NBA title in 50 years...

The enthusiasm has surprised even the Bucks' owners, who opened the $524 million arena in 2018 and saw the plaza become a popular gathering spot the following summer, when the Bucks made it to the Eastern Conference finals....

 2021-07-21 01:11 

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Civilian oversight plan for Chicago police narrowly advances after heated debate, criticism from FOP president...

"Absurd and dangerous and reckless" was the police union president's take....

 2021-07-21 01:10 

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Column: With the Chicago Cubs keeping one eye on the future, is there still room for Jake Arrieta?...

Jake Arrieta's work ethic never has been in question. But it's past time for the Chicago Cubs to have a tough-love conversation about his role on the team. If the Cubs really have one eye on the future, it's hard to imagine one with Arrieta ta...

 2021-07-21 00:27 

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While Luis Robert and Eloy Jimnez take steps toward returning, the Chicago White Sox keep getting contributions from across the board...

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa is excited for what's ahead, with Luis Robert starting a rehab assignment Wednesday and Eloy Jimnez in the midst of one. He also has been thrilled with the players stepping up in their absence....

 2021-07-21 00:12 

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Angered over proposed budget cuts, crowd holds 'Save Niles Library' rally...

A crowd of Niles-Maine District Library employees and supporters rallied Tuesday against proposed cuts to the library's budget and building hours....

 2021-07-21 00:10 

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Man charged with hate crime and battery after attacking teen in a grocery store bathroom...

Jordt allegedly tried to prevent the 19-year-old from leaving the bathroom and punched him in the stomach while continuing to yell racial slurs, prosecutor said....

 2021-07-20 23:52 

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New COVID-19 guidance calls for all Illinois college students to be vaccinated: 'Science is showing us that vaccines are the best way to protect our students'...

Illinois higher education officials are urging all colleges and universities to require students get vaccinated ahead of returning to campus next month for in-person learning in the wake of new federal guidance on vaccinations in school settings....

 2021-07-20 23:27 

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Deion Sanders walks out of SWAC media day after a reporter calls him by his 1st name: 'Treat me like Nick' Saban...

Jackson State football coach Deion Sanders walked out of the Southwestern Athletic Conference media day after a reporter twice called him by his first name. Sanders compared it to calling Alabama coach Nick Saban "Nick."...

 2021-07-20 22:55 

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Chicago White Sox sign Colson Montgomery, their 1st-round pick in last week's MLB draft...

The Chicago White Sox signed first-round draft pick Colson Montgomery to a minor-league contract with a $3.027 million signing bonus, the team announced Tuesday....

 2021-07-20 22:48 

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Evanston to hire outside firm to investigate sexual misconduct allegations raised by beach workers...

The city of Evanston plans to hire an outside firm to investigate concerns about the work environment at the city's lakefront and sexual misconduct allegations involving lakefront staff, according to a statement from the city....

 2021-07-20 22:39 

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Don't call them 'shark attacks,' scientists say...

In recent years, researchers and wildlife officials in Australia and the U.S. have adopted terms like "bites," "incidents" and "encounters."; They wish the public would, too....

 2021-07-20 22:26 

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Southland crime: Employees attacked in Chicago Ridge, Orland Park, and more...

Crime reports provided by area police agencies...

 2021-07-20 22:25 

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Crowd gathers downtown for voting rights rally held in the memory of U.S. Rep. John Lewis...

The John Lewis Good Trouble Vigil in downtown Naperville drew a large crowd in support of the federal For the People Act, which seeks to address issues that limit people's ability to vote, curb election donations and end the practice of political gerr...

 2021-07-20 22:08 

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Pets of the week...

Adoptable animals in the Southland are looking for their forever homes....

 2021-07-20 22:00 

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Corrections and clarifications...

Corrections and clarifications for Wednesday, July 21...

 2021-07-20 21:57 

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The Spin: Lightfoot says no regrets about green-lighting Lollapalooza as COVID-19 cases rise | New report reinforces Chicago police not prepared for unrest last year | Gov. Pritzker says he'll sig...

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter....

 2021-07-20 21:52 

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After West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes, north suburban health officials urge residents to take precautions...

he North Shore Mosquito Abatement District has found West Nile virus positive mosquitoes in their traps around the north suburbs in recent weeks....

 2021-07-20 21:49 

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SBA sets up temporary help center to assist tornado victims applying for federal disaster loans in Naperville, DuPage County...

U.S. Small Business Administration representatives have set up shop in Woodridge to help Naperville and DuPage County tornado victims apply for long-term, low-interest disaster loans....

 2021-07-20 21:48 

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No bail for man charged with attempted murder in shooting of 2-year-old boy and 31-year-old man...

Chicago police Tuesday announced the arrest of an 18-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a 2-year-old boy and 31-year-old man on July 13 in West Humboldt Park....

 2021-07-20 21:41 

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Cook County State's Attorney examining Niles Police Department calls; chief says he won't release findings of investigation to public at this time...

A press conference called by the Niles Police Department Monday to "address recent internal investigations" yielded little new information as the department's chief of police acknowledged that a full written report of the investigations and it...

 2021-07-20 21:39 

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Oak Brook Park District gathering community input in survey...

Oak Brook Park District using survey for community input....

 2021-07-20 21:39 

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Southtowners: Three earn Knights of Columbus scholarships, MVCC staffer wins state award, and more...

Monee's Neal receives Migration Heritage Foundation scholarships; Tinley Park's Darman recognized by Notre Dame...

 2021-07-20 21:34 

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One dose of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine is ineffective against delta variant, study suggests...

Many who received the shot may need to consider boosters, the authors said. But federal health officials do not recommend second doses....

 2021-07-20 21:21 

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Lawsuit by Michigan-based company seeks to stop lotteries for new Illinois marijuana store licenses...

A Michigan-based cannabis company has filed suit challenging Illinois' new law to award 185 long-awaited additional marijuana retail licenses, which could delay a license lottery set to begin July 29....

 2021-07-20 21:21 

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Children in rural areas are 3 times likely to be treated for self-inflicted gunshot wounds than those in big cities, study shows...

A new study finds that rural youth, ages 5-19, are more likely to visit the emergency room due to self-harm than their urban peers, and more likely to be treated for self-inflicted gunshot wounds....

 2021-07-20 21:20 

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Dr. Anthony Fauci confronts Sen. Rand Paul at hearing: 'If anybody is lying here, senator, it is you'...

Fauci rejected Paul's insinuation that the U.S. helped fund research at a Chinese lab that could have sparked the COVID-19 outbreak....

 2021-07-20 21:19 

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Oak Brook Polo opens the 2021 season with its first match, sunshine and Lamborghinis...

After two past rain cancellations, Oak Brook Polo was able to kick off its 2021 season with a match between Oak Brook and local rival Beaver Creek....

 2021-07-20 21:17 

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Glencoe restaurant Poppy's Social plans to open in late August as village seeks to balance neighbor concerns over patio...

The owners of a proposed restaurant in downtown Glencoe are set to receive a liquor license through the end of the year as part of an anticipated opening next month....

 2021-07-20 21:15 

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Speak Out reader opinions: Sometimes wallpaper is just wallpaper; gov needs to declare gun violence emergency; if people are too stupid to have an ID, they're too stupid to vote...

Speak Out comments submitted for publication....

 2021-07-20 21:07 

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Worker attempt to leave union stymied again by NLRB: defense foundation...

Semmens said none of the employees at the construction company are members of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters union and none pay union dues....

 2021-07-20 21:04 

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Column: Trustees say financial help needed for projects at historic West Aurora Cemetery...

Aurora's oldest functioning graveyard needs donations of time and money to keep up with growing maintenance and repair needs....

 2021-07-20 21:01 

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Getaway driver in Hadiya Pendleton slaying sentenced to 42 years in prison...

A judge sentenced the getaway driver in the Hadiya Pendleton shooting to 42 years in prison....

 2021-07-20 20:37 

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Evanston to use Greenleaf Street for pilot program encouraging shared street use...

Evanston has launched a pilot project to designed to allow bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists to all share Greenleaf Street over a monthlong period....

 2021-07-20 20:26 

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Accomplice charged in connection with $40 Gary pizza driver robbery avoided charges in Merrillville teen's death: documents...

Garry Higgins, now 19, of Gary, and Dukes were implicated in the high-profile June 12, 2019, murder of a Merrillville teen in an Xbox sale, according to court documents. When investigating the murder, police linked them to a string of earlier robberies ne...

 2021-07-20 20:22 

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Editorial: Unvaccinated? We think you should look anew at the delta variant data....

With every shrill criticism, each patronizing word of politicized disrespect, an unvaccinated person recoils further away from the needle. But we on the Tribune Editorial Board still implore the unvaccinated: Get your shot....

 2021-07-20 20:20 

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A grieving mother is sharing the story of her son's life and death on the big screen in effort to raise awareness of teen depression, suicide...

"I never wanted my son to be just a Black boy in the grave," said Rafiah Maxie, of Olympia Fields, the mother of Jamal Clay. "I don't want my kids or anyone else's kids to be that. It's important to put meaning, not just the accept...

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