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New Year’s Eve is cut off by a wave of viruses; Many hope for better 2022 – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Good riddance until 2021. May 2022 bring new hope. It was a common feeling as people around the world started to welcome the New Year. In many places, New Years celebrations have been cut or canceled for the second year in a row due to a wave of coronavirus infections. But so far, at […]

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Chicago’s north side on the brink of theft and attacks; Some say police aren’t proactive enough – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] CHICAGO (CBS) – Business owners on the north side of town are calling for action from the police since violent robberies have invaded their neighborhoods. As reported by CBS 2’s Jermont Terry, the Police Superintendent. David Brown spoke about crime in Chicago on Thursday. But some believe that no real answer has been provided. […]

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Soy is aiming for a third year of gains; corn, wheat up more than 20% in 2021

[ad_1] SINGAPORE, Dec.31 (Reuters) – Chicago soybean futures were heading for a third year of gains on Friday, although expectations of a near-record crop in Brazil’s top exporter reached the lead of the contract in recent weeks. Wheat and corn gained more than 20% in 2021 as strong demand and tight supplies supported agricultural markets. […]

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Illinois to align with new CDC guidelines for quarantine and isolation – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] The Illinois Department of Health has said it will adopt the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s revised guidance on isolation and quarantine for COVID. The CDC’s action has halved the recommended isolation time for Americans infected with the coronavirus but not showing any symptoms. The CDC has also shortened the time it takes […]

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Bears will not be enough on their own

[ad_1] To paraphrase Bogey (or Shakespeare, if you prefer), seeing the Chicago Bears playing football in Arlington Heights at a state-of-the-art stadium is what dreams are made of. As we all know, Churchill Downs Inc. has agreed to sell the 326 acres of Arlington International Racecourse to the Bears for $ 197.2 million. The Bears […]

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Chicago Bears Breaking News, December

[ad_1] THE DAILY SPONGIE SPECIAL BARRRSSSS Bears 1st-and-10: Early termination period not a factor for the franchise – Chicago Sun-Times – Even though the Bears struggled to find the right coach under normal search circumstances, what are the odds they find their guy in a two hour Zoom call? Allen Robinson of Coronavirus ‘Beast’ Return […]

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Post-Covid economy could be stronger than pre-Covid

[ad_1] Fourteen years ago, in December 2007, a decade of economic expansion in the United States came to an end. The previous period of growth – which ended in 2001 – also lasted 10 years. Officially, the recession in the United States that followed the financial crisis and the collapse of investment bank Lehmann Brothers […]

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Fallen Chicago Firefighter / EMT MaShawn Plummer Service Package

[ad_1] CHICAGO – The funeral has been set for Chicago Fire / EMT MaShawn Plummer, who died days after being seriously injured fighting a blaze in the city’s northwest. The 30-year-old firefighter was battling a “gale-force” fire in the Belmont-Central neighborhood on December 16, in the basement of a two-story apartment building in the 3100 […]

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Heavy snowstorm delays Aspen flights over holiday weekend

[ad_1] Travelers are leaving Aspen / Pitkin County Airport after landing in town Monday on a snowy afternoon. Flights were canceled due to bad weather over the bank holiday weekend. As of Sunday, only six of the scheduled flights reached Aspen / Pitkin County Airport. (Kelsey Brunner / The Aspen Times) The euphoria of powder […]

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Hydroponic greenhouse planned for a site near Pullman Wheelworks

[ad_1] A vacant lot near an affordable apartment complex in Pullman will soon house a new hydroponic farm. Plans for the 63,000 square foot vertical greenhouse were announced on Monday. Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives and Mercy Housing to develop the project in partnership with Vertical Harvest. It will be built next to Pullman Wheelworks, 901 E. […]

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New York Hotel Association calls for action on property taxes

[ad_1] Vijay Dandapani, President and CEO, HANYC (Getty Images, iStock / Illustration by Steven Dilakian for The Real Deal) New York City hotels have long been haunted by high property taxes, but a further increase has made the expense difficult for the industry to bear. Property taxes hit 30% of revenue in 2020, a huge […]

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Margaret Mason obituary (2021) – Skokie, Illinois

[ad_1] Margaret ‘Peggy’ Krasberg Mason, 82, a loving mother and wife and devoted disciple of Jesus, died on December 18. Peggy has spent much of her life loving and caring for her family, friends and those in need. Her faith in Jesus was beautiful and strong; she was at the heart of his life and […]

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Construction set to take off at Santa Fe Regional Airport | Local news

[ad_1] Soon, flying from the Santa Fe Regional Airport should be more convenient and for more passengers. The city is set to kick off a more than $ 20 million project to modernize and expand the terminal and parking lot, airport manager Mark Baca said. The project will add approximately 9,000 square feet to the […]

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St. Sabine volunteers deliver meals and gifts to thousands of homeless Chicagoans on Christmas Day

[ad_1] CHICAGO (WLS) – On a typical Christmas, St. Sabina’s Church in Auburn Gresham hosted Chicago homeless buses for a hot meal and gifts. This year, due to the pandemic, they had to make some adjustments. “We must always serve. We must always feed people. We must always care about people despite COVID,” said Father […]

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1 11-year-old boy killed among 8 injured in Chicago Christmas Eve shootings – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] One person was killed and an 11-year-old boy among seven injured in shootings in Chicago on Friday. A 27-year-old man was shot and killed in West Pullman, in the far south. At around 3 p.m., he was in an alleyway on the 12000 block of South Wallace Street when someone shot him repeatedly, Chicago […]

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Horn Lake to replace big blues scorer Big Walter Horton | News

[ad_1] Horn Lake will replace a historic marker commemorating Big Walter Horton, great blues and native of Horn Lake, which was accidentally knocked over and damaged. The marker was placed on Center Street along the Illinois and Central Railroads by the Mississippi Blues Trail in June 2008 near the plantation where Horton was born in […]

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Some communities in Cook County push back proof of vax requirements – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] On the day that Cook County health officials announced new requirements for customers to show proof of vaccination in various indoor locations, leaders in several suburban communities opposed the warrants. The new mandate will require patrons of indoor venues that serve food and drink, including restaurants, bars, cinemas and other businesses, to show proof […]

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Omicron variant causes Christmas flight cancellations and holiday headaches

[ad_1] Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. United Airlines was forced to cancel 121 flights on Christmas Eve, in part because of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. According to Aware of theft, United Airlines canceled 121 flights on Friday, equivalent to 6% of their overall flight schedule. FOX Business has identified 21 cases where […]

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Chicago Economic Forecast 2022: Slower Growth Due to COVID, Manufacturing Problems

[ad_1] Dubow’s worries are an allegory of cross-currents lashing an economy in recovery, but still disrupted by COVID, haunted by labor unrest, supply chain bottlenecks and consumers pessimistic but spendthrift. Inflation is at a four-decade high, workers are quitting in record numbers, and COVID introduces another wild card: the omicron variant. Nonetheless, economists forecast greater […]

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Illinois State Police remind drivers to ‘pass’ Scott’s Law Day

[ad_1] CHICAGO – Thursday is Scott’s Law Day, and Illinois State Police are reminding residents to “move on.” The Scott Law, also known as the Move Over Law, was implemented in 2002 after the death of Lt. Scott Gillen of the Chicago Fire Department. He was struck and killed on December 23, 2000 by a […]

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California travel agency to spend nearly $ 5 million to revive business meetings

[ad_1] Signing the Significant Economic Contribution of Business Meetings in California, the State Travel Promotion Agency to Add Business Travel Attraction to Its Marketing Efforts . Visit California unveiled “Meet What’s Possible,” a campaign designed to get businesses to bring their business meetings back to the state. The nonprofit has allocated $ 4.5 million of […]

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President-elect Boric aims to undo Chile’s economic progress

[ad_1] “Chile will be the tomb of neoliberalism,” promised Gabriel Boric after being chosen as the far left presidential candidate in July. His 56% to 44% victory over conservative José Antonio Kast in Sunday’s election gives him a chance to keep that promise. The election was a referendum on Chile’s past four decades. While Mr. […]

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New record-breaking case, Chicago mayor to make big announcement – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] The mayor of Chicago is set to make a “major announcement” in a COVID speech for the city on Tuesday. The announcement comes as cases rise in the city and state, with Illinois hitting a new daily high of 2021 cases this week. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in […]

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Asian markets rebound after massive omicron sales | WGN 720 radio

[ad_1] BANGKOK (AP) – Asian stocks rebounded on Tuesday after a global collapse in financial markets spurred by concerns about the severity of the omicron variant, inflation and other forces that will hit the global economy. Tokyo gained more than 2% and other benchmarks in Asia were also higher. Much of the concern about the […]

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Chicago, U of I embarks on $ 2 million program to detect COVID in wastewater

[ad_1] The city’s health department will work with a team of researchers from the University of Illinois to monitor COVID-19 in wastewater as part of a $ 2 million program over the next two years . The aim of the project is to collect wastewater samples in order to detect the virus and potentially predict […]

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Midwest Lags National Clean Energy Policy Rankings • Missouri Independent

[ad_1] An analysis of 100 major cities by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) found that nationwide, cities are largely off track to meet their own greenhouse gas reduction targets and / or they do not collect data that would allow them to significantly record these emission reductions. The ACEEE assessed cities on […]

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As COVID cases rise and Omicron Looms, Illinois medical workers voice frustration – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] As Illinois hospitals face further surge in COVID patient numbers and with the threat of the omicron variant looming, exhausted healthcare workers urge the public to take reasonable precautions as the season continues. vacation speeds up. “It’s hard when I read what I wrote eight months after the pandemic started, and now we are […]

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Anjanette Young Institution Relaunches Calls for Police Reform | Black Voices | Chicago News

[ad_1] The city of Chicago is spending more money to settle a lawsuit related to police misconduct. City council voted unanimously on Wednesday to pay $ 2.9 million to resolve a lawsuit brought by Anjanette Young. Officers left Young handcuffed and naked as they raided her home in February 2019, only to find out later […]

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growing problem of agricultural labor trafficking in Illinois | Latino voices | Chicago News

[ad_1] Agriculture in Illinois is big business as one of America’s largest producers of soybeans, corn, and pork. the Illinois Agricultural Bureau estimates that the Illinois agricultural industry and related activities contribute more than $ 50 billion to the state’s economy. But the nature of farm work and the structure of our nation’s migrant labor […]

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Grants to Help Preserve Historic Illinois Structures

[ad_1] CHICAGO (AP) – A nearly 100-year-old Chicago church and a southern Illinois structure that was once part of the Underground Railroad are among projects receiving grants to help generate interest and support for preservation projects. Illinois landmarks announced awards totaling $ 35,000 for 14 projects in historic and significant places across the state. Grants […]

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Opinion: Here’s how San Diego Unified prepares students for a new world of work

[ad_1] In the past, building a career was relatively easy. Baby boomers could chart a clear and sustainable course. But the answer today is not that simple. The nature of work has changed, demanding of young professionals both soft skills and technical knowledge, forcing workers to keep pace and harness technological advancements in their careers […]

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“He was such a rare person”

[ad_1] LOGAN SQUARE – Remembering 26-year-old Suraj Mahadeva, many friends and family said the same thing: they wouldn’t be who they are without him. Whether dancing, making jokes, or showing off and listening, Mahadeva had a knack for uplifting the people around him, always pushing them to give their best, his relatives said at the […]

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TransUnion completes sale of TransUnion Healthcare to

[ad_1] CHICAGO, December 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) today announced that it has completed the sale of TransUnion Healthcare, Inc. (“TransUnion Healthcare”) to nThrive, Inc. (“nThrive”), a Leading Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management (“RCM”) (“SaaS”) software platform supported by Clearlake Capital Group, LP (with certain affiliates, “Clearlake”), for $ 1.735 billion in cash […]

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Almost 300 laws come into effect on January 1 – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Nearly 300 new laws will come into effect in Illinois at the start of the new year. According to Democratic and Republican lawmakers, the laws include everything from excused mental health days for students to a minimum wage hike, optional college entrance tests, new official holidays, reform criminal justice, etc. Here are a few […]

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Chicago Blackhawks News & Updates: Blackhawks Reach Kyle Beach Settlement

[ad_1] It looks like we are nearing the end of a months-long situation stemming from alleged incidents in 2010 that will become perhaps the darkest periods in Chicago Blackhawks history. According to many media reports, the team reached a settlement in the negligence lawsuit brought against the team by Kyle Beach. While no details were […]

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Goal! State grant helps light up sports complex and economy

[ad_1] Like they say in the movies … Lights … Camera … Lights … Action … and more lights and even more lights and … I’m not trying to keep you in the dark by several references to lights. (see what we did there) It’s just a cheap writer’s ploy to get your attention to […]

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Chicago marks one year since first dose of COVID vaccine was administered – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] NOTE: NBC Chicago will host a live webcast of the Department of Health press conference starting at 11:30 am. Watch live in the player above. Wednesday marked a year since Chicago’s first residents received their first doses of the coronavirus vaccine. It was a scene that many remember very well. Five health workers sit […]

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Taft High School Nixes attempted a chapter of the young conservative group Turning Point USA

[ad_1] NORWOOD PARK – A controversial youth group with links to extremists tried to start a chapter at Taft High School – and although it was rejected by the principal, some students continue to push to organize. Last week, a group of local Republican students and groups announced their wish to create a Turning Point […]

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Covid News: Omicron variant appears to be spreading rapidly in Washington state

[ad_1] Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. A statewide mask mandate goes into effect Monday, forcing all businesses and public spaces that do not check the status of vaccines to require a mask.Credit…Karsten Moran for The New York Times Starting Monday, when New Yorkers hit a store for a quick purchase, they will again need to make […]

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Miss Universe is India’s 70th winner Harnaaz Sandhu – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Harnaaz Sandhu of India was crowned 70th Miss Universe on Sunday, overtaking a group of some 80 female contestants in a contest that has been hit by politics and the pandemic. Former Miss Universe Andrea Meza of Mexico crowned her successor, a Bollywood actress, in the Israeli resort of Eilat on the Red Sea. […]

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The downward spiral of America’s second largest city

[ad_1] December 12, 2021 1:17 p.m. ET An aerial view of downtown Chicago on June 29. Photo: daniel slim / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images Those of us who grew up in Chicago loved the city for all reasons. From Daniel Burnham to the Daleys, to Robert McCormick and all the industry moguls who line […]

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Wrigleyville’s rowdy Christmas bar crawl returns after pandemic hiatus

[ad_1] Christmas marketing ideas for bars can separate any bar from its competition. One of the busiest times of the year for bars, it’s imperative festive marketing PaydayPot Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year and the air is filled with joy. If you take a walk down the street, you’re […]

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Park City tourism outlook this winter is on the rise

[ad_1] Pedestrians use Main Street in December 2020.Park Record File Photo Tourism forecasts are looking good for Park City this winter as the ski season begins. Many people feel safe enough to go on vacation. Ski resort pre-season sales have exceeded pre-pandemic figures. And advance reservations for accommodation are up 52% ​​from December to February, […]

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Meet Streetsblog Chicago’s new Latino Communities reporter Ruth Rosas – Streetsblog Chicago

[ad_1] Streetsblog Chicago co-editor Courtney Cobbs and I are happy to announce that we have hired Ruth Rosas as the website’s very first dedicated and bilingual reporter to the Latin American communities. Ruth is a strong advocate for sustainable transportation and social justice, and their skills, work and volunteer experience make her a great fit […]

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Inflation in IL: How Much More Food and Gas Cost Residents?

[ad_1] ILLINOIS – The economy is doing well, maybe too well. Nearly six million jobs have been created since President Joe Biden took office earlier this year, a record for a president’s first term, and the unemployment rate has fallen to 4.2% in l nationwide. And, as companies created 210,000 jobs in November – less […]

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Chicago News: Missing dog lost in Lansing, Ill. Reunited with family with help from Munster, Indiana police department

[ad_1] LANSING, Ill. (WLS) – A dog lost in the Chicago area during a move has been reunited with his family. A family lost their dog, Sandy, in Lansing as they moved from Nebraska to Massachusetts. While devastated, they had to leave town without their beloved Sandy. But a group of dog lovers stepped in […]

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School district faces two $ 100 million lawsuits after Michigan school shooting

[ad_1] Two lawsuits for $ 100 million each have been filed against a Michigan school district, its superintendent and others after four students were shot and injured at Oxford high school, a lawyer said Thursday. The lawsuits were filed in federal court in Detroit by Jeffrey and Brandi Franz on behalf of their daughters, Riley, […]

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Senate rejects Biden vaccine mandate for business, with 2 Democrats joining Republicans

[ad_1] Hello and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know to start your day … Senate votes to repeal federal Biden vaccine mandate for businessThe Senate voted on Wednesday to repeal a President Biden-supported the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private companies. The final vote was 52-48. Moderate Democratic Senators Joe […]

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State Representative Delia Ramirez launches congressional candidacy in heavily Hispanic district of Illinois

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – State Representative Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, launched a congressional candidacy on Wednesday, setting up a Democratic primary in a new district created to amplify the voting power of Hispanics. “I have a proven track record in building strong and diverse coalitions and this campaign will reflect the people and priorities of the communities […]

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Walmart Heir Lukas Walton Joins Family Offices in Fund to End Waste

[ad_1] Money raised in the new round will go to Asian recycling companies and will also be used for direct investments in climate technology startups, starting with three in the United States. Unlike the first fund, whose investors are only companies, the latter was raised from private capital. , such as family offices, said Rob […]

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Golden-Con, the first-ever ‘Golden Girls’ fan convention, arrives in Chicago this spring

[ad_1] Fans of the beloved Golden Girls will descend on Chicago from all over the world when the 3-day Golden-Con: Thank You For Being a Famous Fan Convention all over Betty White and beyond. Local organizers spent more than a year preparing for the event, which was announced in late November to celebrate friendship, laughter […]

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Chicago Christmas tree burned in Washington Park hours after community lighting ceremony

[ad_1] CHICAGO (WLS) – A Christmas tree in Chicago’s Washington Park has been burnt and significantly damaged. Nearly half of the tree was burnt and a holiday banner was also destroyed on Saturday night, according to My Block, My Hood, My City. The Washington Park Chamber of Commerce hosted a tree-lighting ceremony near 55th Street […]

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Who is Joanna Lopez, Missing Chicago 1989 Case Details

[ad_1] Who is Joanna Lopez, Missing Chicago 1989 Case details: Today we are going to talk about a case of disappearance in 1989. Yes, you read that there is a case of disappearance of a woman whose name is Joanna Lopez who went missing from Chicago, Illinois. However, it was a mysterious matter that was […]

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UK Tightens Travel Test Rules Amid Omicron Concerns | WGN 720 radio

[ad_1] Posted: Dec 4 2021 / 13:32 CST / Update: Dec 4 2021 / 16:34 CST A man dressed as Santa Claus gestures as people pass by in London on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Britain has said it will offer all adults a booster dose of the vaccine within two months to boost the country’s […]

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Chicago Police Union Vaccination Mandate Complaint Wins Hearing | Government-and-politics

[ad_1] As vaccination mandates expire, the consequences are being felt on the country’s police force. police powers for refusing to report their immunization status. The brawl in court, where a judge ordered the officer’s union boss to stop making public statements, like this: “You don’t have to respond or comply,” John said Catanzara, President of […]

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Farrell: Would it help the economy not to buy Christmas presents?

[ad_1] The intensified sales promotions for BlackFridayWeekendCyberMonday (the four days should be a word) are not slowing down. Retailers will carry deals and discounts until the end of the holiday. The gift-buying frenzy that retailers try to stoke reminds me of the writings of economist Joel Waldfogel, a professor at the Carlson School of Management […]

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U.S. Secret Service finds out Russia plotting Ukraine offensive – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] President Joe Biden on Friday pledged to make it “very, very difficult” for Russian Vladimir Putin to take military action in Ukraine as US intelligence officials determine Russia is planning a possible military offensive that could begin from the start of 2022. The new intelligence finding estimates that the Russians plan to deploy around […]

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Can you drink alcohol after receiving the COVID booster? Here’s What A Doctor Says – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Can you drink alcohol after being vaccinated against the coronavirus? Patients are asking whether or not they can consume alcoholic beverages after receiving their COVID-19 vaccine since the start of the pandemic. The answer, according to an Illinois doctor from Cook County Health, is yes, but there is a catch. “That’s a great question. […]

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Police warn of armed thieves touting semi-automatic weapon that struck Lakeview 6 times – CBS Chicago

[ad_1] CHICAGO (CBS) – Police issued a community alert on Thursday about six recent armed robberies on residential streets in Lakeview. In each incident, thieves approached unsuspecting victims on the sidewalk and demanded money while brandishing semi-automatic firearms, police said. READ MORE: Confusion of COVID testing after suburban family thinks they got false results from […]

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Destinations International, IAEE and PCMA Announce First Industry Week of Trade Events

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (PRWEB) 02 December 2021 Destinations International, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and PCMA today announced Trade Events Industry Week, a week dedicated to community, commerce, content, awards and advocacy. to unite the global trade events industry and strengthen the power of trade events to advance economies and social good. This […]

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aid manager: crises in Afghanistan “gradually worsen” | WGN 720 radio

[ad_1] through: LEE KEATH, Associated press Posted: Dec 2 2021 / 11:01 CST / Update: Dec 2 2021 / 11:01 CST Alexander Matheou, Asia-Pacific regional director of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, addresses The Associated Press in Kabul on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Matheou said Afghanistan is hit by multiple […]

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How to Fix Illinois Crime Victim Compensation Program

[ad_1] There is a phrase that survivors and advocates of gun violence often use: “Hurt people, hurt people. This cyclical dynamic has repeated itself time and time again in the streets of Chicago, where we see historically disadvantaged communities ravaged by gun violence. As healthcare providers, survivors, activists, and organizations faced with the harsh realities […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art to renovate modern wing with $ 125 million donation

[ad_1] The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced yesterday that it has received a pledge of $ 125 million from activist collectors Oscar Tang and Agnes Hsu-Tang. The pledged donation is the largest monetary donation in the history of the institution, and is intended for the renovation of the modern wing of the […]

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Community Colleges to Host Clinton Foundation Event

[ad_1] Various community colleges across the country will serve as the virtual home campuses for the 2022 Clinton Global Initiative University annual meeting, which brings together students from around the world selected for the Clinton Foundation’s one-year leadership development program. Undergraduate and graduate students meet academics and world leaders as part of the program and […]

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Wheat bounces off supply issues, COVID-19 worries about cap gains

[ad_1] Chicago wheat surges after heavy losses over coronavirus fears Soybean futures rise after 5 sessions of decline, corn firms SINGAPORE, December 1 (Reuters) – Wheat supply problems helped Chicago futures bounce back on Wednesday after heavy losses in last session due to fears of a new variant of COVID-19 and its impact on the […]