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Women cite ‘grass ceiling’ in male-dominated weed industry
Tue, 22 May 2018 14:22:52 +0200
When Danielle Schumacher attended her first convention of marijuana activists 15 years ago, she could count on one hand all the women in the room.
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Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike
Tue, 22 May 2018 13:56:22 +0200
Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week planned to vote Tuesday on whether to authorize a strike.
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McDonald’s workers file sex harassment claims
Tue, 22 May 2018 13:44:33 +0200
Two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women.
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7 wounded in shootings across Chicago Monday
Tue, 22 May 2018 13:32:08 +0200
No one was killed, but two men were seriously injured.
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Facebook chief to face EU questions over user data scandal
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:40:54 +0200
In testimony to be broadcast live, Zuckerberg will be questioned by leaders of the European Parliament's main party groups and committees.
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Roads closed as police investigate shooting in Avondale
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:36:16 +0200
CTA buses on route 77 were being temporarily rerouted in both directions near Belmont, Kedzie, Elston and California as of 5:30 a.m.
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Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:16:48 +0200
In a video montage, the contestants talked about particular #MeToo moments they had experienced and women's empowerment.
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2 wounded in shooting at gas station in Avondale
Tue, 22 May 2018 11:50:25 +0200
Belmont Avenue was closed to traffic from North Albany Avenue to North Sacramento Avenue as police were investigating.
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1 killed, 3 wounded by gunfire in Avondale
Tue, 22 May 2018 11:50:25 +0200
Belmont Avenue was closed to traffic from North Albany Avenue to North Sacramento Avenue as police were investigating.
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Police to announced deployment of 1,000 extra officers for Memorial Day weekend
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:22:05 +0200
The department’s Summer Mobile Team will also launch this weekend, deploying more than 100 officers to neighborhood patrols.
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Armed robbers luring victims by using social media to set up fake sales
Tue, 22 May 2018 07:54:55 +0200
Armed robbers have stolen cell phones, purses, wallets and a car in the Gresham neighborhood on the on the South Side.
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CPS promised better academic opportunities, but students saw test scores drop
Tue, 22 May 2018 07:01:05 +0200
Chicago school leaders promised better academic opportunities when they closed 50 schools in 2013, but the affected students saw test scores drop.
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Dear Abby: Is it OK to date when illness debilitates your spouse?
Tue, 22 May 2018 07:00:37 +0200
Readers respond to woman craving companionship while she's married to a man who can no longer walk or talk.
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Man, 42, wounded in Rogers Park shooting
Tue, 22 May 2018 06:32:09 +0200
The man was walking about 10:30 p.m. in the 7700 block of North Marshfield when a male dressed in dark clothing approached him and opened fire.
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Rick Renteria sends message about loafing in White Sox loss
Tue, 22 May 2018 06:27:49 +0200
White Sox manager Rick Renteria pulled catcher Welington Castillo from Monday's game for not running out a pop fly. The Sox lost 3-2 to the Orioles.
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Horoscope for 5/22
Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:06 +0200
Moon Alert We have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Virgo. Aries (March 21-April 19) Business and commerce are favored today. Financial transactions and purchases look positive! You have an eye for beauty and will...
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Man charged with DUI after fatally striking woman with vehicle in Archer Heights
Tue, 22 May 2018 05:24:40 +0200
A man was charged with drunken driving after fatally striking a woman with a vehicle as she crossed the street early Sunday in Archer Heights.
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CTA to unveil plans to rehabilitate a pair of NW Side Blue Line stations
Tue, 22 May 2018 05:23:29 +0200
CTA officials will outline plans Tuesday morning to rehabilitate two Blue Line stations on the Northwest Side.
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LeBron James scores 44 points as Cavaliers tie series with Celtics
Tue, 22 May 2018 05:22:48 +0200
Cleveland is trying to become the 20th team — out of 300 — to overcome a 2-0 deficit.
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Capitals stave off elimination, force Game 7 with 3-0 win over Lightning
Tue, 22 May 2018 05:00:19 +0200
Game 7 is Wednesday night at Tampa Bay. The winner faces the Vegas Golden Knights, who are in the Stanley Cup Final in their first season.
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FBI, Justice to ‘review’ classified info sought by lawmakers
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:11:25 +0200
The White House said top FBI and Justice Department officials agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information.
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CPS CEO Janice Jackson: Goal is to right ‘sins of the past’ in special ed
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:11:21 +0200
“My goal is to right some of the sins of the past,” CPS CEO Janice Jackson said Monday evening at Amundsen High School on the North Side.
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Man shot in Lawndale
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:28:32 +0200
The 26-year-old was shot in the left leg about 7:20 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Arthington, police said.
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Man shot while walking in Lawndale
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:28:32 +0200
The 26-year-old was shot in the left leg about 7:20 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Arthington, police said.
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Manny happy returns? Machado’s very presence in town stirring Cubs, Sox rumors
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:25:44 +0200
Eyeballing a player of Machado’s caliber was perhaps the only imaginable reason to head out in a cold rain to watch the worst two teams in baseball.
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Food We Love: A pasta recipe from her childhood still inspires Chicago foodie
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:30:30 +0200
Kara Lichtenstein of Hungry in Chicago shares her family recipe for linguine with clams.
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Man charged with burglarizing homes in Hinsdale
Sat, 19 May 2018 16:09:13 +0200
A man was charged earlier this week with a pair of recent burglaries at homes in west suburban Hinsdale.
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Dear Abby: Siblings skip out on RSVPs and even the weddings
Sun, 20 May 2018 07:00:27 +0200
How can I get my brothers and sisters to show some courtesy when they receive an invitation?
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Dear Abby: Girlfriend beats me in arm wrestling, keeps flaunting it
Mon, 21 May 2018 07:00:56 +0200
After a year at the gym, she insists on demonstrating her strength at his expense, and he's not sure whether to accept it or bulk up himself.
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Woman struck and killed by car on Southwest Side, driver arrested
Sun, 20 May 2018 13:35:36 +0200
The crash happened about 3:20 a.m. in the 5100 block of South Archer Avenue.
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Hasbro trademarks Play-doh’s scent
Fri, 18 May 2018 23:02:23 +0200
Play-doh’s “sweet, slightly musky” scent is now trademarked.
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2 shot while sitting in parked car in Evanston
Fri, 18 May 2018 22:57:51 +0200
The men were sitting in a parked car about 1 p.m. in the 300 block of Custer Avenue when they were shot.
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California parents deny torture of 10 kids
Tue, 15 May 2018 20:18:06 +0200
A Northern California woman said she nor her husband abused their 10 children.
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One bicyclist killed, another injured in cougar attack near Seattle
Sun, 20 May 2018 21:37:10 +0200
The attack Saturday near North Bend was the first fatal cougar attack in Washington state in 94 years.
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‘Zebra Sisters’ discuss Water Tower Place apology, flash mob
Sat, 19 May 2018 19:49:56 +0200
Mary and Leslie are joined by diversity and exclusion expert Julie Heard, who explains how to break away from stereotyping and racial profiling.
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Dear Abby: It’s not visible, so people doubt I have a disability
Sat, 19 May 2018 08:03:52 +0200
When woman explains that an anxiety disorder prevents her from driving, a frequent response is, "You look fine to me."
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Man dies after Des Plaines crash
Fri, 18 May 2018 23:00:07 +0200
A man died Wednesday morning from injuries he suffered in a crash in northwest suburban Des Plaines.
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Man fatally struck by vehicle in northwest suburbs
Sat, 19 May 2018 07:55:48 +0200
A 69-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday in northwest suburban Harvard.
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Shawon Dunston Jr., son of former Cub, highlights Chicago Dogs’ first roster
Thu, 17 May 2018 23:00:57 +0200
The son of the longtime Cubs shortstop will be a familiar name in the lineup for Chicago's new independent baseball club.
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Reynaldo Lopez, White Sox win first home series
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:38:34 +0200
Lopez pitched eight scoreless innings to help the White Sox take three of four from fellow last-place team Texas.
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Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:45:26 +0200
President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether it or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign.
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Man shot in back while leaving Washington Park home
Sun, 20 May 2018 20:16:02 +0200
The 24-year-old was leaving a home about 4 a.m. in the 5500 block of South Wabash when someone shot him in the back, police said.
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1 wounded in Lawndale shooting, 4 in custody
Sun, 20 May 2018 09:28:51 +0200
Four people were arrested in connection with a shooting late Saturday that wounded a man in Lawndale on the Southwest Side.
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Ten people — and counting — want to be mayor. How many can get on the ballot?
Fri, 18 May 2018 22:33:39 +0200
Qualifying for the ballot requires a sophisticated ground game that devours money and time.
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Why Millennials are going braless (the reasons might surprise you)
Mon, 21 May 2018 15:00:56 +0200
Today, pushing back from push-ups — by wearing an unstructured bra or no bra at all — is a personal triumph, a choice to be comfortable and trendy.
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Man, 19, dies a day after being shot in Sauk Village
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:50:16 +0200
A 19-year-old man who was shot Friday afternoon in south suburban Sauk Village died from his wounds over a day later.
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Woman, 28, dies weeks after being struck by stray gunfire in Bronzeville
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:37:01 +0200
A 28-year-old woman who was struck by a stray bullet last month in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood died earlier this week.
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Attention gardeners: Cover your tomatoes and cucumbers tonight
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:27:07 +0200
The Chicago Botanic Garden suggests covering or moving certain plants inside until Monday brings warmer temperatures.
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Man, 36, shot during home invasion in Englewood
Sun, 20 May 2018 16:09:33 +0200
A 36-year-old man was shot and seriously wounded during a home invasion Sunday morning in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
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LP Zoo 150th, Challunge, Chicago River Sweep, Spring: WWW Chicago outdoors
Fri, 18 May 2018 17:11:46 +0200
The Lincoln Park Zoo's 150th celebration leads this Wild Weekend Wandering around Chicago outdoors, but there fishing, cleanups, conservation, stuff.
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