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Sister Jean celebrates 99th birthday; shares 3 pieces of life advice
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:00:44 +0200
"She deserves it, she's just such a beautiful person," Marques Townes said. "I hope she has a big cake."
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EDITORIAL: A fair work week is the fair price of doing business right
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:00:32 +0200
A worker can't climb the economic ladder if he or she can't schedule classes because they have no idea when they might have to work.
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Dear Abby: For new baby, cousin chooses a name steeped in tragedy
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:00:12 +0200
Family upset that the name of a loved one recently killed in a car crash is being reclaimed for the infant on the way.
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Chef hooked for trying to buy coveted ‘dragon fish’ that’s banned in U.S.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:00:00 +0200
The chef, who recently opened Thai Nang, pleaded guilty to trying to obtain 24 of the endangered fish, which can sell for thousands of dollars each.
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3 wounded in shootings Monday
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:49:39 +0200
The most recent shooting left a teen critically wounded in the Burnside neighborhood.
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Man fatally injured after falling from CTA platform in Lincoln Park
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:54:57 +0200
The man fell from the platform onto the tracks at the Fullerton station at 1:37 a.m.
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Lanes to close on Illinois 64 in Glendale Heights Tuesday
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:36:58 +0200
Closures will take place Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Police warn of 10 tire, rim thefts across North Side
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:39:09 +0200
The ten vehicles were left resting on cinder blocks or paver blocks.
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Thieves stealing minivans on North Side
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:11:01 +0200
The three targeted vehicles were Dodge Caravans that were parked on the street.
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3 things anyone can do to stay out of debt
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:30:28 +0200
Sticking to a budget, spending wisely and focusing on your financial goals can help you use your money for the things that are most important to you.
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How to make the most of 529 savings plans to cover education expenses
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:15:12 +0200
The plan can now may be used for private-school tuition from K-12, or transferred to other accounts to pay expenses for disabled youths.
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It’s time to discuss the raise gap hitting women in workforce
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:05:38 +0200
New data shows that women who ask for more money at work are less likely to get it. And that's a challenge they need to overcome.
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Run your small business from your smartphone
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:21 +0200
You can make sales, run payroll, manage your website, send invoices, process payments, do your marketing – all from the palm of your hand.
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Teen shot, critically wounded in Burnside
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:26:34 +0200
About 9:45 p.m. Monday, the man was shot multiple times in the 9200 block of South Dobson, police said.
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Cops: String of vehicle thefts reported on North Side
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:07:22 +0200
The suspect or suspects seem to be targeting gray or white Honda vehicles, police said.
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Horoscope for August 21, 2018
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:00:13 +0200
Moon Alert We have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The moon is in Capricorn. Aries (March 21-April 19) You will place more emphasis on your health, your work and your efficiency in the next four weeks. Count on this. Start to...
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Iranian spies targeted political foes, Jewish group in Hyde Park, feds charge
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 05:30:06 +0200
The men were charged with conspiracy, acting as unregistered foreign agents and providing services to Iran that violate U.S. sanctions.
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Man shot in Galewood
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 05:21:58 +0200
The 27-year-old was walking at 8:08 p.m. in the 2100 block of North Moody when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the chest.
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MTA VMA feels flat despite J. Lo’s lifetime award, electric performance
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 05:00:15 +0200
Jennifer Lopez's speech for the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for lifetime achievement was more stirring than her powerful performance.
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MTV VMA feels flat despite J. Lo’s lifetime award, electric performance
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 05:00:15 +0200
Jennifer Lopez's speech for the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for lifetime achievement was more stirring than her powerful performance.
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Protesters topple Confederate statue at North Carolina college campus
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:53:23 +0200
The controversial "Silent Sam" statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters.
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With MRI results pending, Cubs teammates eye long-term value of Yu Darvish
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:39:09 +0200
"We just need him to get healthy," Schwarber said. "This guy’s going to have to help us for another [five] years."
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Immigrants, once promised citizenship, reinstated after boot from US Army
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:14:37 +0200
The U.S. Army has reinstated 32 reservists and revoked discharge orders of another six enlistees who had sued.
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Laquan McDonald murder case: Final hearing set before trial begins Sept. 5
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 04:03:31 +0200
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will have one last hearing before his trial on murder charges starts.
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New mom Cardi B opens MTV VMAs holding bundle
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 03:39:48 +0200
Cardi B, the night's leading nominee, new mama and super-hot rapper, opened the MTV Video Music Awards swaddling a precious bundle.
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Girl, 14, reported missing from Portage Park
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:30:19 +0200
Nina "Jalissa" Pacheco, 14, was last seen about 9 p.m. Wednesday in the 5500 block of West Waveland Avenue, according to an alert from Chicago police.
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Dear Abby: I ended the affair but now want to resume it
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:00:42 +0200
After the married man broke the heart of his married co-worker, she refused to take him back.
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Judge denies FOP bid to join consent decree lawsuit but says cops will be heard
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:27:42 +0200
Federal judge Robert Dow said the police union waited too long to try to intervene in the federal lawsuit against the city brought by AG Lisa Madigan.
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‘We definitely have to bring it’ — Bears know virtue of joint practice in Denver
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:04:09 +0200
When Roquan Smith boarded the Bears’ team airplane Tuesday, it added even more intrigue to the joint practices, which start Wednesday.
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Roquan Smith’s return: ‘Great to be back’ after signing contract with Bears
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:01:56 +0200
Matt Nagy’s greeting for Roquan Smith was simple. “Welcome here,” the Bears coach said Tuesday. “Are you ready to play some ball?”
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Man, 70, missing from Lake View: police
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:08:04 +0200
Gregory Basil was last seen Aug. 9 before he went missing from the 4100 block of North Ashland, according to Chicago police.
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Joliet man charged with posting child pornography on Pinterest
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:21:47 +0200
A southwest suburban Joliet man is facing child pornography charges for allegedly posting explicit images on his Pinterest account.
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Hadiya Pendleton murder trial: Classmates recall warm day, rain, gunshots, chaos
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:47:07 +0200
Nearly six years later, Abdul was the most confident eyewitness among more than a half-dozen of his classmates called to testify Thursday.
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Man shot to death in Hobart
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:53:56 +0200
Tracy Page, 64, was found dead in his home in the 1200 block of West 4th Street.
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Man charged with robbing Mobil gas station in Naperville
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:54:41 +0200
A man has been charged with robbing a gas station and fighting with a police officer trying to arrest him Tuesday evening in west suburban Naperville.
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Amid traffic worries, judge says no to moving El Chapo’s trial from Brooklyn
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:39:41 +0200
Judge won't move “El Chapo” trial to Manhattan from Brooklyn. Lawyers argued heavy security, Brooklyn Bridge shutdown would hurt chance of fair trial.
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Oddsmakers project Tiger Woods to open at 5-1 to win major in 2019
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:09:07 +0200
Tiger Woods might be 42 years old, but he's still proving that he can play golf with the best of them. And oddsmakers are taking notice.
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Thousands of CPS high school seats unfilled despite new application process
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:01:02 +0200
One of every three freshmen seats in CPS classrooms remain unfilled less than three weeks before the school year is scheduled to begin.
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More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:01:52 +0200
A letter signed by over 1,000 employees calls on Google executives to review ethics and transparency at the company.
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Kevin Hart to run the Chicago Marathon
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:03:30 +0200
After running his first marathon in New York City, Kevin Hart announced he will run the Chicago Marathon. He hopes to beat his time.
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Pedestrian fatally struck by minivan on I-80 in Joliet
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:00:09 +0200
A person was hit and killed by a minivan walk walking along Interstate 80 early Sunday in Joliet.
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Trump at 36 percent approval among African-Americans: poll
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:14:53 +0200
That is a staggeringly high number for a man who only won 8 percent of the African-American vote in 2016.
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Mother, 4-year-old daughter reported missing from Lawndale
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:38:46 +0200
Renika Robertson, 28, and Reniya Williams were last seen Wednesday before they went missing from the 3000 block of West Flournoy, police said.
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White Sox release details for end of Ken ‘Hawk’ Harrelson’s farewell tour
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:31:08 +0200
All season, the White Sox have been celebrating Ken "Hawk" Harrelson, a five-time Emmy Award winner and three-time Ford Frick nominee.
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80-year-old woman shot in head while sleeping in her West Pullman home
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:36:12 +0200
The woman was inside her home, asleep in her second floor bedroom when shots were fired outside.
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Closer Brandon Morrow eyes September return, October ‘burn’ for Cubs
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 03:21:29 +0200
Morrow expects to pitch through "achiness" from a lingering stress-reaction bone bruise but felt mechanically sound, strong Saturday in a pen session.
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Google clarifies location-tracking policy
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:31:18 +0200
Previously, the page stated: "With Location History off, the places you go are no longer stored."
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1 killed, 6 wounded in shootings Wednesday
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:00:15 +0200
An 80-year-old woman who was shot while asleep in her bed was one of six people wounded Wednesday.
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Illinois attorney general sues Trump Tower over releasing water into river
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:53:32 +0200
Though the building's owners had a permit for the water discharge, it expired Aug. 31; the owners applied for renewal, but months after the deadline.
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Northwestern tops list of Chicago hospitals: US News
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:00:00 +0200
Northwestern Memorial Hospital came in 13th place for the nationwide list, and topped the list of Chicago hospitals.
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