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Can’t pass a carbon tax? Demand transparency, say economists

[ad_1] Mili Fomicov, Lars Peter Hansen, Sir Ronald Cohen and Randy Kroszner discuss the contribution … [+] transparency could have for a cleaner economy in a forum on the future of capitalism sponsored by the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. Screenshot UChicago Booth School of Business Transparency alone can motivate companies […]

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A CPS teenager among the Illinois youth delegation walks to the 26th United Nations Climate Summit in Glasgow

[ad_1] When Mather High School, Khan Ali, arrives at the 26th United Nations Climate Summit in Glasgow on Sunday, he will represent all of Chicago’s public school youth in the global conversation on climate change. “I feel excited and nervous. So much to do in such a short time, ”said Ali, 19, of West Ridge, […]

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3 companies bid to build a casino-resort in Chicago: Officials | Chicago News

[ad_1] (stokpic / Pixabay) Three companies want to build a casino and a resort in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office said on Friday. Rush Street Gaming, run by Chicago billionaire and Rivers Casino Des Plaines operator Neil Bluhm, submitted two separate bids – one for a casino and resort in McCormick Place and the other […]

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Abby Sears: Her Purpose Is To Serve The Community, To Empower Women | Monthly business

[ad_1] PAT KINNEY CEDAR FALLS – Abby Sears is all about hope. This is clear from Sears’ position as president of House of Hope, an organization that helps women overcome homelessness and work toward self-sufficiency. She is part of the management team of Farmers State Bank, founded in Jesup, which has significantly expanded its presence […]

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Ecuadorian government sends amended tax reform to lawmakers

[ad_1] By Alexandra Valence QUITO (Reuters) – The government of Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso on Thursday offered lawmakers a modified tax reform that would increase contributions from top-earning companies and raise $ 1.9 billion in its first two years, announced Thursday the Ministry of the Economy. Lawmakers have rejected an omnibus tax, investment and labor […]

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Chicago Man Convicted of Financial Institution Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft | USAO-CDIL

[ad_1] PEORIA, Ill. –A federal jury returned guilty verdicts against Christopher Simmons, 40, of Chicago, Illinois, on October 26, 2021, on three counts of financial institution fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. Simmons’ sentencing is scheduled for February 24, 2022 at the U.S. courthouse in Peoria, Illinois. During two days of testimony, the […]

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Favre pays $ 600,000 in Mississippi welfare case, auditor says – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Retired NFL player Brett Favre reimbursed $ 600,000 in state social money he accepted for speeches he did not appear in, but state attorney general could sue Favre if he does not pay the interest owed on the amount, the Mississippi auditor said Wednesday. Auditor Shad White said Favre paid the auditor’s office the […]

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Holiday sales could break last year’s record season, says National Retail Federation

[ad_1] The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail group, expects higher holiday sales to shatter last year’s record season, even as a chain Growing global supply slows the flow of goods and drives up prices for a wide range of items. The trade group said on Wednesday that it expects sales for the period […]

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Former hotel workers sue Swissotel Chicago, accusing it of violating “Right to Return to Work” ordinance

[ad_1] Maria Ruiz served as a banquet waitress at Swissotel Chicago for almost 24 years, putting work ahead of family, sometimes sleeping in a hotel room for just a few hours between shifts when there wasn’t enough time to get home. “I was at the hotel for 36 straight hours,†Ruiz said Tuesday afternoon at […]

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Joel Quenneville to meet Gary Bettman after Blackhawks report

[ad_1] NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said in a statement released by the league that he planned to meet with Florida Panthers coach Joel Quenneville after the publication of the investigation into how the Blackhawks were Chicago dealt with the sexual assault allegations against an assistant coach in 2010. During the Blackhawks’ run for the Stanley […]

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United Announces New Shuttle Program Between Newark Liberty and Reagan Domestic Airports Starting Oct. 31 with Customers’ Favorite Dual-Class CRJ-550

[ad_1] United now makes 32 trips per day between the New York area and DC, a 78% increase and the most flights of any airline Posted: October 26, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. EDT|Update: 49 minutes ago NEW YORK, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – United Airlines operates flights between New York City and Washington […]

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Illinois State University student Jelani Day ruled to be drowned – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] OTTAWA, Illinois (CBS) – The LaSalle County Coroner’s Office announced Monday that the death of Illinois State University student Jelani Day was drowning. Day’s body was discovered in the Illinois River in September, more than a week after he went missing. READ MORE: Chicago Police Union President Urges Aldermen To Repeal Mayor’s Vaccination Mandate […]

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Northeast Illinois Still Looking For Developers To Pick Up Empty North Park Buildings

[ad_1] NORTH PARK – Northeastern Illinois University is still looking for interested developers to bid on two university buildings, including those on a block that has been unoccupied for five years. The university purchased the 14 storefronts on Bryn Mawr Avenue between Kimball Avenue and Bernard Street in 2016 after a two-year battle. They were […]

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Youngkin’s school warnings intensify GOP’s suburban push | WGN 720 radio

[ad_1] ASHLAND, Va. (AP) – Glenn Youngkin wants voters in Virginia to hear an urgent message: Your children are in danger. In a speech last week in a suburb of Northern Virginia, the Republican gubernatorial candidate highlighted the murky case of a student who allegedly committed sex crimes at two area schools. He said the […]

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Kenosha News Editorial: Boldly Going to the Last Frontier | Editorial

[ad_1] Prince William says billionaires should focus on saving Earth instead of running in space. Prince William recently criticized the pursuit of space tourism by billionaires, saying they should invest more time and money to save Earth. Prince William recently criticized the pursuit of space tourism by billionaires, saying they should invest more time and […]

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Coat Pickup: Chicago Housing Authority, Operation Warm Donate 6K Winter Jackets to UIC Forum on Near West Side

[ad_1] CHICAGO (WLS) – The Chicago Housing Authority and Operation Warm handed out more than 6,000 coats to people on Saturday just before the city turned to winter. “It helps the community so much,” said Angela Young, who received a coat on the drive. That’s the goal of Operation Warm, the nonprofit that has partnered […]

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Dot Bets on Post-COVID Rural Appeal, Pays Employees to Move | State and regional

[ad_1] By JOHN O’CONNOR The Associated Press MOUNT STERLING, Illinois (AP) – Dot Foods had a problem. In early 2020, COVID-19 put the brakes on six decades of almost constant hiring. When the pandemic abated and business picked up again last spring, the company found that potential employees, less willing to work, or at least […]

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Pilsen scrap dealer sued for violating state pollution regulations

[ad_1] Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Friday announced legal action against a junkyard in Pilsen who allegedly violated air pollution codes. Sims Metal Management at 2500 S. Paulina St. is accused of failing an emissions capture test in May 2021, Raoul said in a statement. The report alleges that the chipper captured less than […]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $ 16.7 billion budget plan to be approved next week after key committee second vote – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] by Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago Web Producer CHICAGO (CBS) – City council’s budget committee on Friday overwhelmingly backed Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $ 16.7 billion spending plan for 2022, thanks in large part to $ 1.9 billion in federal aid that will help fund a variety of social service programs. READ MORE: Surveillance video shows […]

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DPC Vaccinations, Chicago Mask Warrant, Colin Powell – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] The booster injections received a big update Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control Prevention, but who will be eligible and when? Meanwhile, for those looking to get fully immunized before the holidays, deadlines are approaching, according to Chicago’s top doctor. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois today: […]

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Dixmoor had water problems for days. Here’s What Happened – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Residents and business owners in Dixmoor, a suburb about 18 miles south of Chicago, have been struggling with water pressure issues for several days now, leaving many dependent on water. bottled and forced to boil whatever little water they can get through their pipes. The community has been struggling with water pressure issues for […]

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Grace Kelly almost lost being a princess for this star

[ad_1] Everybody knows that Grace Kelly went from movie star to princess, but another Hollywood actor could have taken his royal place, if things had turned out slightly differently. Kelly and her husband Prince Rainier IIIS’s relationship didn’t start in the most organic way, and they didn’t just naturally cross paths. Instead, the connection was […]

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Official: US at turning point in Myanmar crisis management | WGN 720 radio

[ad_1] JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – The United States is at a crossroads in its decision to handle the Myanmar crisis under military control, weighing new political and economic measures to pressure the government to change its behavior, a said a senior US official on Thursday. “The situation is worsening in Burma, both from a humanitarian […]

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2 Chicago cops shot dead in suburb of Lyon after accidentally discharging officer’s gun – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] According to authorities, two Chicago police officers were shot dead in the Lyon suburbs after another officer’s gun accidentally discharged while trying to apprehend a suspect. According to the Chicago Police Superintendent. David Brown, a license plate reader on DuSable Lake Shore Drive raised an alert Wednesday evening. This reader has identified a vehicle […]

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More Young People Seeking Commercial Jobs After High School, Says Chicago Area Tech Center – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Skilled workers are in demand across the country, and Chicago-area businesses tell NBC 5 there are plenty of well-paying jobs in industries that aren’t going anywhere, heating and air conditioning specialists to truck drivers. “There are a lot of people between the ages of 35 and 55 who can very well be professional truck […]

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Remapping battle: New congressional map upsets GOP and some Democrats | Chicago News

[ad_1] Despite holding all the power, lawmakers in Democratic states are being pushed to both sides of the aisle for the new Congress card that cuts the number of Republican House members from five to three. Democrats control the development of the new congressional map because they have a qualified majority in the State House, […]

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Philadelphia’s role in LGBTQ + history predates Stonewall uprising

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA – As people across the country celebrate LGBTQ History Month in October, the stories of those who fought for LGBTQ + rights in Philadelphia strike an even more powerful chord. “I was impressed with the role Philadelphia played in the national LGBTQ rights movement,” said Bob Skiba, curator of collections at the John […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago and Abercrombie & Kent Join Forces to Empower Downtown Youth

[ad_1] Last August, six young people were selected under the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (BGCC) Great Opportunities (GO) program, a program that aims to connect club members with college scholarships / academics, tours and career paths, to participate in a program with Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy to explore the tourism industry and the […]

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North Side residents express frustration after DPC agent gunned down outside mall – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] A Chicago police officer was released from an area hospital after being shot in the face in a scuffle with a suspect outside a popular North Side shopping district, but residents of the region are increasingly fed up with the violence they endure in their community. The officer, who has not been identified, was […]

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2 Illinois universities ranked in America’s 15 best colleges – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Two Chicago-area universities were ranked among the top 15 colleges in the United States, according to a recently released report. The 2022 list of the best colleges in America, of the Niche ranking and review site, ranked Northwestern University at No.14, with the University of Chicago following just behind at No.15. A third school […]

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Could a bank’s $ 20 million investment help bring about better days for South Chicago? | Editorial

[ad_1] The South Chicago community has literally helped make Chicago. For most of the 20th century, many of our city’s skyscrapers, highways, and bridges were constructed from the steel that factories in the neighborhood, the giant US Steel South Works, produced around the clock. 24 and freight, providing thousands of good paying jobs along the […]

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Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears FREE LIVE BROADCAST (10/17/21): Watch NFL, Week 6 online | Time, television, channel

[ad_1] The Chicago Bear (3-2), led by the quarterback Justin Champs, facing Green Bay Packers (4-1), led by the quarterback Aaron Rodgers, in Week 6 of the NFL Regular Season on Sunday, October 17, 2021 (10/17/21) at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. Local fans can watch the game for free via a trial fuboTV. Non-market […]

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Long-standing impact of divestment in communities – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] A Chicago community advocate remembers West Woodlawn as it was in the 1950s and 1960s – a vibrant and vibrant community. Siri Hibbler, CEO of the Garfield Park Chamber of Commerce, paints a similar picture of 1970s East Garfield Park. “We had bowling alleys, skating rinks,” she said. “Anything a kid wanted to do, […]

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New York Power Authority’s Gil Quiniones resigns

[ad_1] After a decade in which he led the organization’s movement towards reducing carbon emissions, New York Power Authority Chairman and CEO Gil Quiniones resigned to become CEO of Commonwealth Edison Company, the Chicago’s leading utility company. “After much thought, I decided that taking on this new challenge was the right decision for me and […]

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Doctors and staff at UChicago Medicine got new heart transplant patients faster than any other hospital in the United States

[ad_1] HYDE PARK – When Al Brown contracted COVID-19 in 2020, he was taken to the University of Chicago hospital and needed supplemental oxygen to recover. Weeks later, he was back in hospital with a more serious diagnosis: heart failure caused by the coronavirus. For people like Brown, 31, it can normally take months to […]

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“Trying to catch up”: After loss of Arlington, big bets are placed on future of Illinois horse racing

[ad_1] through: Andrew Schroedter, Ben Bradley Posted: Oct 14, 2021 / 10:00 PM CDT / Update: Oct 14, 2021 / 10:01 PM CDT ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois – For decades, Arlington International Racecourse has been the crown jewel of auto racing in Illinois. But its owner Churchill Downs Inc. did not ask for future race dates […]

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Your hometown with Barrington, October 21 | WGN 720 radio

[ad_1] This month your hometown features Barrington. Tune in on Thursday, October 21 to learn more about the places and people that make Barrington unique. Head about 40 miles northwest of Chicago to reach Barrington. Stretching into both Cook and Lake counties, Barrington encompasses an area of ​​approximately 90 square miles of six independent villages, […]

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Civil rights activist and historian Timuel Black dies at 102 | Business and Economy

[ad_1] FILE – In this January 14, 2009 file photo, civil rights leader and political activist Timuel Black speaks in his Chicago apartment. Black, a retired City Colleges of Chicago professor of sociology and anthropology, a former Chicago public school history professor and pioneer of the independent black political movement that coined the phrase “plantation […]

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Blue Origin: Star Trek’s Captain Kirk’s William Shatner about to explode in space

[ad_1] VAN HORN, Texas – Actor William Shatner scored his craziest role on Wednesday – piloting a rocket in space, courtesy of “Star Trek” fan Jeff Bezos. Best known for his role as Captain Kirk, Shatner, 90, joined three other passengers for the scheduled launch from West Texas. Bezos’ space travel company Blue Origin has […]

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Community in shock after student seriously injured and guard injured in shootout outside Chicago school – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] A community is shaken Tuesday after a student and a security guard were shot and wounded outside Wendell Phillips Academy in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood, gunshots rang out as classes freed for the day. “I just heard like five shots, and I’m like ‘what’s going on? They shoot, they shoot,” says Diana Taylor, a student […]

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Pritzker says continued drop in COVID could end his mask tenure

[ad_1] Gov. JB Pritzker has hinted that Illinois could see indoor mask warrants lifted if coronavirus transmissions in the state continue to decline. He would not give a specific objective. Governor JB Pritzker said Illinois will have to show a constant decline in the state’s COVID-19 transmissions before considering lifting the statewide indoor mask mandate […]

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Sheppard Mullin Adds Corporate Healthcare Partner in Chicago | Illinois

[ad_1] CHICAGO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 12, 2021– Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Sara Helene Shanti has joined the firm’s corporate practice group and healthcare team as a partner in the Chicago office. Shanti is from Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP. “Sara is the seventh lateral healthcare […]

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Warren County to Hire Chicago Company to Research Information on Competing Tourism Regions |

[ad_1] Tourists pass through the village of Lake George on the 4th of July weekend. Warren County plans to hire a company to analyze competing tourism destinations in the Lake George area and what they have done to attract more visitors. Shawn LaChapelle, special for The Post-Star Warren County plans to hire a Chicago-based company […]

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UCicago freshmen meet and learn from community leaders

[ad_1] As a result of these conversations, over 300 UCicago students also participated in one of 14 service projects supporting nonprofit organizations in communities surrounding the university. The projects included landscaping, building picnic tables, painting, organizing educational materials, providing technological assistance to older people in the area, cleaning up the park and a variety of […]

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Tensions persist between Columbus’ legacy and Indigenous peoples | Chicago News

[ad_1] This June 17, 2020 file photo shows Philadelphia Police at Marconi Plaza, near the Columbus Statue in Philadelphia. (Alejandro A. Alvarez / The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File) Monday’s federal holiday dedicated to Christopher Columbus highlights the lingering rift between those who view the Explorer as a representative of Italian-American history and others horrified […]

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Obama Center neighbors are still waiting for their homes to be protected

[ad_1] CHICAGO – Less than 3 miles from where former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama inaugurated their long-awaited Presidential Center in South Chicago last week, Tahiti Hamer stays awake at night thinking about the weather limited that she and her family have moved out of the neighborhood where she has lived her […]

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Press release | Press releases | Writing

[ad_1] 08.10.21 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced they will begin accepting nominations persons interested in serving as a judge of the Federal District Court in the Northern District of the Eastern Division of Illinois. Senators will be […]

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Manatt Expands National Health Care Capabilities With The Arrival Of A Leading Chicago Litigation Lawyer

[ad_1] Senior litigator Megan Thibert-Ind further enhances the firm’s cutting-edge integrated legal and advisory model, bringing significant experience to Midwest and National Healthcare and other clients Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a multidisciplinary integrated professional services firm, today announced that healthcare and civil litigation partner Megan Thibert-Ind has joined Manatt in the firm’s Chicago office. […]

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Biden to push COVID-19 vaccine warrants for businesses visiting Illinois

[ad_1] President Biden is expected to promote COVID-19 vaccine mandates for businesses during his rescheduled visit to Chicago on Thursday, where he is expected to meet with leaders from the private and public sectors, and will stress that these requirements will “accelerate” the end of the pandemic. coronavirus. The president is expected to meet with […]

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Biden announces vaccine obligations for large companies during trip to Chicago

[ad_1] US President Joe Biden will travel to Chicago on Thursday to meet there. United AirlinesAccording to the White House, CEOs and local Democratic leaders are promoting its decision to impose Covid-19 vaccine obligations on employees of large companies. Last month, Byden ordered all federal workers and contractors to be vaccinated, with a few exceptions, […]

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Cancun airport in Mexico passes pre-pandemic tourism brand – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Mexico took a major milestone in September when the airport at the country’s largest resort, Cancun, surpassed pre-pandemic passenger levels. The Airports of the Southeast group, which operates the terminal at the Caribbean coast resort, said on Wednesday it welcomed 1.66 million passengers to Cancun in September, 4.4% more than in the same month […]

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Woodlawn’s 6300 6400 Ingleside Block Club rallies to fight crime after recent shooting

[ad_1] CHICAGO (WLS) – Some Woodlawn residents have moved here with the intention of growing their families and enjoying the nearby parks and gardens, but they say it has been a struggle. “Everyone deserves to have peace where they live,” said EJ Hunter, 6300 6400 Ingleside Block Club. But their peace of mind has been […]

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Greater racial integration would boost US growth, according to Moody’s

[ad_1] The gain would be an “economic game changer,” wrote economists Mark Zandi, Dante DeAntonio, Kwame Donaldson and Matt Colyar. “This is real money that could dramatically improve the long-term financial success of all Americans.” Get 4 weeks of Crain’s for $ 1 Racial integration is essential as the United States moves to become a […]

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After Illinois eviction ban ends, all eyes on rental financial assistance are available – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] This week marks a pivotal moment in the pandemic for Illinois housing providers and their tenants: a nearly 18-month state ban on evictions has ended. The moratorium on evictions was officially lifted on October 4, a date some say would bring a flood of landlords and tenants to court. So far, there is no […]

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Chicago Gold Coast Talbott Hotel Sold to Canadian Investor

[ad_1] The deal at over $ 300,000 per room is a relatively strong valuation data point for downtown hotel owners struggling with the pandemic’s harsh and lingering impact on businesses. It also represents what hospitality experts say is an impressive comeback for sellers amid the public health crisis, even though they took a significant financial […]

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CIM Group and Golub & Company Present Flagship Ice Cream Museum in Chicago’s The Shops at Tribune Tower in the Heart of the Magnificent Mile | Illinois

[ad_1] CHICAGO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 6, 2021– CIM Group and Golub & Company announced today that the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has signed a long-term lease for a prominent 13,544 square foot location in The Shops at Tribune Tower in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago joins New York and Austin as the only US […]

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Here are the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press | National News from the Associated Press

[ad_1] CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago White Sox have a rare opportunity to capture the limelight and expand their fan base in a city where they are often overshadowed by their neighbors a few miles north. They are making the playoffs for the second year in a row, a first for the American League charter […]

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Cook County Commissioners Delay Vote on Replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day

[ad_1] The Cook County Council of Commissioners voted to postpone a resolution that would change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day, the second time a vote on the issue has been delayed this year. The resolution was seen as a step towards reconciliation and healing for Native American communities, but it was rejected Tuesday by […]

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UChicago Focuses on the Future of Cities in a Post-COVID-19 World | Chicago News

[ad_1] (Jürgen Polle / Pixabay) This month, the University of Chicago welcomes its third “Urban october”To focus on the issue of improving urban life for the billions of people who live in cities around the world in the wake of a pandemic that has highlighted inequalities around the world and in Chicago. The goal is […]

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Chicago honored with the 2021 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award “# 1 best big city in the United States” for the fifth year in a row!

[ad_1] CHICAGO, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Choose Chicago and World Business Chicago announced today Condé Nast Traveler recognized Chicago as No. 1 Best Large City in the United States for the fifth consecutive year in its results Readers’ Choice Award. Since 2017, Chicago ranked number one in this […]

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Chicago Housing Initiative receives support from Medical Home Network Accountable Care Organization

[ad_1] CHICAGO, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – People without stable housing often turn to hospital emergency departments when they feel they have nowhere to go for medical care. This is one of the reasons the Medical Home Network Accountable Care Organization (MHN ACO) is investing in a “Housing First” program to care for […]

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Myths Debunked, History Examined, and Lessons Learned from the 150th Anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] CHICAGO (CBS) – This week marks the 150th anniversary of the city’s iconic disaster. The Great Chicago Fire began on Sunday October 8, 1871 on what we would now call the city’s Near West Side. In two days, he jumped the South Arm of the Chicago River, destroyed downtown, and skipped the main Chicago […]

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City of Chicago Announces Qualification Applications for Chicago Riverwalk Community Market for 2022 Season

[ad_1] CHICAGO – The City of Chicago’s Department of Assets, Information, and Services (AIS) today announced it is inviting businesses in the food and beverage, retail, arts and d ‘other companies with the qualifications and expertise to apply to operate a franchise on the Chicago Riverwalk Community Marketplace for the 2022 Season, beginning of May. […]

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Global equities retreat after suspension of Evergrande shares | WGN 720 radio

[ad_1] Global stocks fell as the Hong Kong benchmark fell more than 2% after shares in struggling real estate developer China Evergrande were suspended. Shares opened lower in Paris, Frankfurt and Tokyo. US futures also fell. China Evergrande did not say why it suspended its shares, but a Chinese financial information service, Cailian, said another […]

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Expert says don’t panic, but watch how emergency aid is allocated – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] CHICAGO (CBS) – Illinois’ moratorium on evictions officially ended on Sunday, after COVID-19 prevented tenants from being evicted for several months. As CBS 2’s Steven Graves reported, that means authorities can now carry out physical evictions. READ MORE: Woman died after SUV was hit by car from which someone was firing a gun in […]

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Texas Activists Say Mexico Moves Indigenous Communities To Make Room For The Maya Train | WGN 720 radio

[ad_1] Protest against Mexican consulate draws attention to potential social and environmental ills of southern Mexico tourism project by: Julian Resendiz Posted: Oct 3, 2021 / 1:46 PM CDT / Update: Oct 3, 2021 / 4:28 PM CDT EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Several El Paso activist organizations are concerned about what they say […]

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What is the debt ceiling? How the government default could affect Social Security, the Child Tax Credit; What happens on October 18th

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – While the concept of the debt ceiling may seem “in the weeds”, it actually poses a very real threat to millions of Americans in difficult economic times. If lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain stuck on raising the debt ceiling, the government could default – in essence, unable to pay the bills. This […]

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Richard McCallister Obituary (2021) – Chicago, Illinois

[ad_1] Richard A. McCallister. Beloved husband of Trina, née Gordon; father of Mark (Sue) McCallister and Todd (Barbara) McCallister; grandfather of four children; beloved brother of the late Sally (late David) Edwards and of the late Ward (Bobbe) McCallister; beloved uncle of Jane (Joe) Banser; dear great-uncle of Brian (Bridget) Banser and Jack (Sarah) Banser; […]

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PAWS Chicago hosts backyard distemper and rabies vaccination event for pets; COVID-19 vaccinations available to people – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] CHICAGO (CBS) – At an event on Saturday, PAWS Chicago offered free rabies and distemper vaccines to hundreds of pets, while COVID-19 vaccines were available to people. Back of the Yards pet owners lined up for the free vaccination clinic in the parking lot of William H. Seward Communication Arts Academy Elementary School, 4600 […]

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What Illinois Facilities Convert to Dating – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Appointments are now required at many Illinois Secretary of State facilities in the Chicago area for multiple transactions, including driver’s license and state ID card services. ‘Illinois. It’s part of the plan to tackle the “high volume of customers” at facilities due to the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said. “Appointments […]

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Wednesdays @ One opens October 6 with the author of “The Essential Great Chicago Fire”

[ad_1] The Norris Cultural Arts Center in St. Charles kicks off its fall season of “Wednesdays @ One” events at 1 p.m. on October 6, when author William Pack presents a program based on his 2015 book, “The Essential Great Chicago Fire ”. All “Wednesdays @ One” programs are presented at the Baker Community Center, […]

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Bear optimistic about Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] Chicago (CBS) – The Musical Chair is the name of this week’s Bears quarterback against the Lions. Matt Nagy calls it Sunday’s game time determination. CBS2’s Matt Zahn where the team stands in the center. Read more: ‘It hurts to lose him’: mother of FAI soldier Gerald Mason opens up about his death Andy […]

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Illinois State Police increase patrols amid increase in Chicago freeway shootings

[ad_1] Illinois State Police increase patrols amid rising Chicago freeway shootings FOX 32’s Joanie Lum reports … CHICAGO – Illinois State Soldiers come from statewide to Chicago to be highly visible on area freeways to respond and prevent gunfire. The numbers are alarming: 52 highway shootings were reported in 2019, 128 in 2020 and 185 […]

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Dubai Expo opens, bringing the world’s first exposure to the Middle East – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] After eight years of planning and billions of dollars in spending, the first-ever Middle East World Expo opened in Dubai on Friday, in hopes the months-long extravaganza will grab both visitors and attention. from all over the world on this desert that has become a dream landscape. Dubbed Expo 2020, the event was postponed […]

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Argyle Street In Uptown Joins City Efforts To Get Back To Business With Street Food And Festivities; Business owners have hope – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] CHICAGO (CBS) – Strategies have been renewed in Chicago to revive restaurants and bring back pandemic-stricken businesses – but will it work? As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported, Uptown is the latest to join a list of 16 communities to roll out permanent alfresco dining and community living. As the sun set over Argyle […]