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Electric Commercial Vehicles Market Revenue Expected to Gain US$23.9 Billion by 2027 Globally – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

MarketsandMarkets Research Pvt. ltd. Chicago, Nov. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electric commercial vehicle market is expected to grow from USD 18.9 billion in 2022 to USD 23.9 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 4.8%, according to a new report published by MarketsandMarkets™. Browse and deepen the table of contents on “Electric Commercial Vehicle […]

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Community organizations give back for Thanksgiving

CHICAGO — Inside the Boys and Girls Club Chicago, a small number of volunteers worked through Wednesday preparing for its Thanksgiving cast. Rachel Carpenter was one of more than 20 volunteers who came out Wednesday for the organization’s 55th annual Valentine Club Thanksgiving giveaway. “It’s helping the community and being grateful for my community,” Carpenter […]

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How much would the return trip cost today?

Paramount / Kobal It’s been 35 years and the 1987 film “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” remains a holiday classic. Maybe because it’s so relatable – we’ve all had those special days when you just want to be a perfect memory, but everything that could go wrong does. Alone at home: the real cost of affording […]

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After a fire, the Factory Theater in Rogers Park is raising money to keep the lights on and the shows going

ROGERS PARK — A fire at the Factory Theater in Rogers Park has caused its fall production to be delayed and thousands of dollars in repair costs. Now, the 30-year-old theater company is asking neighbors to contribute to a fundraiser to keep theater in the neighborhood for years to come. On Sept. 7, a fire […]

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Upon completion, it will be the tallest tower in Africa

While we may wonder if Chicago or New York is the birthplace of modern skyscrapers, there’s no denying that we’ve always been fascinated by towering heights and tall structures. Some, like New Yorker columnist Paul Goldberger, have described our obsession with large structures as “both an unnecessary and exhilarating pursuit.” The castle par excellence in […]

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Reducing our carbon footprint: natural gas must be part of the solution

I’m proud to work for a company that provides clean, safe, reliable, and affordable natural gas to 2.3 million customers in 650 northern Illinois communities every day of the year. I started my career as an engineer and have worked in the natural gas industry for over 30 years, so when I’m involved in discussions […]

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Community investment should be a two-way street

In recent years, there have been many stories about grocery stores opening in food deserts. OK, there’s nothing wrong with that. When a store closes, there are cries of betrayal and even racism. There is always something forgotten in these stories. In America, corporations strive to make profits. When they don’t, they close. There is […]

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UChicago students explore climate solutions at UN COP27 conference in Egypt

This year’s conference in Egypt attracted more than 90 heads of state, including US President Joe Biden. Learn from experts and peers The conference offered sessions on a wide range of topics, including green finance, decarbonizing public transit, climate-smart agriculture, and water harvesting. Students had the opportunity to choose the sessions that best matched their […]

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🌱 Chicago Hospital gets an “F” grade + Metra’s holiday train is back

I’m back with your new edition of Chicago Daily. If you enjoy reading this newsletter, please share it with your friends, neighbors and advertisers. Now let’s get to your local coverage: 🏥 One Chicago Hospital gets an “F” grade 🐀 The city has a new ‘shabby’ board game 🎶 Music festivals will now require Park […]

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🌱 Mayor Lightfoot’s “Come Home” plan + The Shed’s inaugural lineup

Good morning! in today Chicago Daily: 🗳️Illinois Amendment on workers’ rights pass ⚖️ Head of wicked city convicted street gang 🎶 The shed inaugural performance lineup announcement ❄️ Weather: A little snow sometimes. High: 37 Low: 29. Our local sponsor has great things to offer: Get paid to learn to code. Want to get into […]

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Lightfoot unveils “Invest South/West: The Second Act”

Mayor Lori Lightfoot kicked off the “repopulation phase” of her signature plan on Tuesday to rebuild 10 long-neglected trade corridors on the south and west sides of Chicago. To stop what Planning and Development Commissioner Maurice Cox calls “the hemorrhage of black and brown families” leaving Chicago, the plan calls for three strategies to spur […]

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Romanian senator in Chicago to ask for continued support for Ukraine

Romanian senator in Illinois calls for continued support for Ukraine Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having a huge impact on other countries in the region, including Romania, which is why a delegation of Romanian leaders is in Chicago this week asking for continued US support. United. CHICAGO – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having a […]

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COVID alert levels, tripledemic fears – NBC Chicago

Several Chicago-area counties now have new masking recommendations as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raises their COVID alert levels. The new guidelines come as experts express heightened fears of a so-called ‘triple outbreak’ as the festive season approaches. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois today. Moderna Announces […]

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From Medium to Powerful – The Hand of the State in Universal Exhibitions

In 1876, the United States hosted its first World’s Fair in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. World’s Fairs in the United States invited participation from every state, with each state funding its own building and exhibits. Arkansas’ participation in many world’s fairs in the United States provided an opportunity to […]

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Chicago shooting: Community remembers beloved supermarket worker killed in South Shore

CHICAGO (SCS) — A beloved supermarket worker has died after a attempted theft Friday in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago. The would-be thief also died after being shot by a customer with a concealed carry license. A big question was who shot first – the customer with a transport permit or the potential thief? […]

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Readers talk about the issues of the day – Chicago Tribune

What is Quickly? This is where readers speak out on the issues of the day. Do you have a quote, a question or a quip? Quickly call 312-222-2426 or email [email protected] Democrats have accomplished major bills in the past two years despite the fact that Republicans voted against each of those accomplishments, though that didn’t […]

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Dainja dominates as No. 23 Illinois dominates Kansas City

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) –Dain Dainja scored 20 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and led No. 23 Illinois to an 86-48 win over Kansas City on Friday night. Terrence Shannon Jr. added 14 points and five assists for the Illini (2-0). Shemarri Allen led the Roos (0-3) with 20 points and eight rebounds on 9-of-19 shooting. […]

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Jamaica to get its first Unico hotel and announces possible hotel/casino plans

Over the next three years, Jamaica will welcome new overwater bungalows as part of the destination’s first Unico Hotels property. In an exclusive interview with Travel Market Report, Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, said Unico Hotels will be the third and final hotel to be announced as part of a massive resort project in […]

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Jill Biden and Cabinet members will travel to Chicago and Rolling Meadows on Monday

CHICAGO – First Lady Jill Biden will travel to Chicago and Rolling Meadows on Monday to kick off National Learning Week with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, it was announced Thursday. the White House. The purpose of the trip, the White House said, is to “underscore the […]

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Chicago entrepreneur wants to revive old mill in rural Maine town

A Chicago entrepreneur has ambitious plans to turn an old sawmill in Bingham into a plywood factory that could eventually employ 100 people, but has yet to find enough financing to run the equipment. Charlie Martin, who has decades of experience in the forest industries in the United States and Canada, plans to commission the […]

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Illinois Democrats appear to retain supermajorities in State House and Senate – NBC Chicago

Illinois Democrats have claimed victory in the race to retain their Senate and House supermajorities, meaning the state will be under clear Democratic control for the next two years. Gov. JB Pritzker was up for re-election to his post for a second term, with the Associated Press and NBC News both calling for the race […]

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Biggest Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots in US history – NBC Chicago

No jackpot-winning tickets were sold in Saturday’s Powerball draw, but Monday’s next draw is expected to see the top prize reach nearly $2 billion. The current jackpot is just the fifth to reach 10 figures in US history, and will be the biggest jackpot ever offered in a lottery game. Three of the previous four […]

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Legendary Filming Locations in Seoul Worth Visiting

South Korea has always been a tourist destination. But with the mind-blowing growth of Hallyu over the past decade globally, the influx of visitors from all over the world is only increasing with each passing day. Despite the pandemic’s halting effect on tourism, as soon as the restrictions were lifted, people (Hallyu fans as well […]

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Food cooperatives are a better alternative to corporate grocers

The recent news that Kroger, owner of Mariano’s, is planning to acquire Albertsons, owner of Jewel, is the latest in a decades-long trend of grocery industry consolidation. Business leaders say consolidation produces cost savings for consumers. Whether this is ultimately confirmed, there are obvious concerns that access to our grocery store is being controlled by […]

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Argonne and Fermilab get $300 million from the Inflation Reduction Act

The grants were announced today at Argonne by Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Representative Bill Foster, a former Fermilab physicist. The department provided $1.6 billion in funding to national labs under the Cut Inflation Act, which had a strong focus on climate change. Granholm marveled at Argonne’s new supercomputer, […]

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Final installment of Tribune mentions for Illinois House races

This is the final installment of endorsements from the Tribune editorial board for the Illinois House races in the Nov. 8 general election. Representative Stephanie Kifowit speaks during a joint Illinois House and Senate committee hearing in Chicago on January 9, 2018, on issues at the state-run Quincy Veterans Home. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune) The norm […]

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New bill in Maui will limit outdoor lighting to protect birds

Comment this story Comment In 1886, after meeting inventor Thomas Edison in New York, King Kalakaua of Hawaii enthusiastically began to electrify the grounds of his new residence – and within a year, 325 incandescent lights fully illuminated Iolani Palace. King couldn’t pull off the same feat these days on Maui. Much of the island’s […]

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Activists and community members demand justice after Garfield Park mass shooting – NBC Chicago

Community members in Garfield Park are calling for justice and change after a mass shooting sent 14 people to local hospitals over Halloween. Activists and residents spoke out on Wednesday, with Chicago police still investigating the horrific shooting and the motive behind it. “We need help here!” said Pastor Cornelius Parks of the Good Hope […]

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Lincoln artifacts removed from state museum amid feud with foundation

A valuable cache of more than 1,500 Lincoln artifacts that were part of a multimillion-dollar acquisition 15 years ago was trucked this week from the Springfield Lincoln Museum that had housed them — with no plans to bring them back. It’s the latest byproduct of an acrimonious relationship between the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and […]

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Chicago Bears drank Green Bay Packer’s milkshake

Bears fans haven’t had much to cheer about over the past 3 decades, so you should celebrate minor wins whenever they actually happen. NOTE: This article is for Bear fans only. Packer fans, you have your own worries. I wrote about it’s here. Hello bear fans. It may be almost over. The three-decade reign the […]