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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Illinois lore has mythological beasts, muddy monster

A friend of mine was a new owner many years ago when Halloween snuck up on him. When costumed children arrived on his front porch, he was totally unprepared and “didn’t even have a can of pop to give them,” as he says. Always resourceful, he grabbed packets of ketchup from the leftovers of a […]

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Chicago Hispanic Newspaper, Lawndale News, Hispanic Bilingual Newspapers, Su Noticiero Bilingue » Illinois Launches Safe Sleep Support Program

The Pritzker administration has announced an extensive Safe Sleep Support Program in Illinois. The program, led by 12 government and community agencies, aims to combat Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUID), a leading cause of infant death. Illinois Safe Sleep Support will focus on outreach and education to expand community promotion of safe sleep practices, […]

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Illinois coach found guilty of sexually abusing skater – NBC Chicago

A jury has found a northern Illinois ice skating coach guilty of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving a young skater. The verdict against Eugene Heffron, 83, was announced Friday by the Winnebago County District Attorney’s Office. The girl was between 9 and 15 when the abuse took place between 1999 and 2006. She was among […]

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Here’s a List of Upcoming No-Fall Days at Chicago Museums – NBC Chicago

With the weather getting colder, many Chicago-area residents are looking for a way to soak up a day of incredible sights while being indoors. Several Chicago museums are offering free admission on multiple days in the coming months, with some residents eligible for free admission every day. Each museum has a different schedule and free […]

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Chicago’s second federal prosecutor joins Skadden

(Reuters) – John Kocoras, the second-in-command of the Chicago U.S. Attorney’s Office, is joining Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom as a litigation partner in his Windy City office, the firm said on Monday. Kocoras joined the office as its first associate U.S. attorney in 2018 after nine years as a partner at McDermott, Will […]

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Planned Parenthood of Illinois sees record number of abortion patients from other states – NBC Chicago

In the nearly four months since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood of Illinois said they have seen a record number of abortion patients traveling to Illinois from out of state. A federally protected right for nearly 50 years, abortion is now subject to a patchwork of laws that vary from […]

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Buzz Stage: Raven at Reggie’s • October 11 • Chicago: Illinois Entertainer

Raven tuesday october 11 Reggies Chicago, IL by Kelley Simms Raven, three stalwarts of heavy metal, have been battling in the music business for nearly five decades. Formed in 1974 in Newcastle, England, by the Gallagher brothers – bassist/vocalist John and guitarist Mark – Raven was part of the fledgling New Wave Of British Heavy […]

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Deadline Approaching to Complete Illinois Income and Property Tax Refund Form – NBC Chicago

The income and property tax refund checks that are part of the Illinois Family Relief Plan began rolling out last month after receiving initial approval in April. Although the distribution of rebates continues, there is still time for residents to fill out a form to find out if they are eligible. For residents to know […]

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At the center of political campaigns, Illinois’ SAFE-T law is expected to be amended this year | Chicago News

Illinois’ new law overhauling the criminal justice system took center stage in this year’s election. Critics liken it to a horror movie where criminals roam free, and supporters defend it for making overdue changes that confront structural racism and ensure individuals aren’t left to rot behind bars just because ‘they are poor. The law, known […]

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Illinois coronavirus case update today: IL reports 1,827 new cases, 14 new deaths

CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois reported 1,827 new COVID cases and 14 new deaths Thursday, The entire Chicago area is experiencing some of the lowest levels of COVID community transmission since the pandemic began. Cook County and all surrounding counties are all in the low-transmission green group. The last time it was this low was earlier […]

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Here are the early voting sites in the Chicago area – NBC Chicago

The November election may still seem like a long way off, but early voting will begin this week in most of the Chicago area. Under Illinois law, early voting can begin up to 40 days before an election, with that date falling on September 29 for the 2022 general election. In most counties, early voting […]

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Illinois workers’ rights amendment passes voters in 2022 election – NBC Chicago

In the November election, Illinois voters will be asked if they want to add constitutional protections for workers seeking to unionize. Specifically, the workers’ rights amendment question in the 2022 ballot will ask voters if they want to establish a constitutional right for employees to organize and bargain collectively, so that they can bargain “the […]

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What is the Illinois Workers’ Rights Amendment? What to Know About Amendment 1 – NBC Chicago

As Illinois voters head to the polls for the November election, they will be asked to vote on a possible amendment to the state constitution. But what is the “Workers’ Rights Amendment” and what will it change? The amendment will ask voters if they wish to establish a constitutional right for employees to organize and […]

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Cubs activate Keegan Thompson off 15-day IL, rookie option Jeremiah Estrada

MIAMI — The Cubs activated 15-day IL right-hander Keegan Thompson on Wednesday, giving him the chance to complete his first full major league season. “He’s had a great season so far,” Cubs manager David Ross said. “And trying to take care of his body, get him back to full strength from an endurance perspective, … […]

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Cubs’ Willson Contreras fights to come back, season short

MIAMI — Receiver Willson Contreras still has hurdles to overcome before returning from a persistent left ankle sprain. “You see the end in sight, and some personalities are like, ‘What’s the point of rushing?’ And some personalities are like, ‘I am [ticked off] I am hurt; I want to finish; I like to play baseball’ […]

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Illinois Google Lawsuit • SAFE-T Act explained • new computer scam

CHICAGO – Illinois residents who appeared in a photo on Google Photos could get a slice of a $100 million settlement, a new state law that comes into effect next year spurs backing forces from The Order of Illinois and the FBI of Chicago warn residents of a new computer scam targeting older Illinois. 1. […]

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Change in state COVID guidelines take effect – NBC Chicago

Changes to Illinois’ COVID guidelines take effect Friday, a day after the governor announced them. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois today: Governor Pritzker Announces Change to COVID-19 Requirements in Illinois The administration of Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced a change to the state’s COVID mitigation strategies on Thursday. […]

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Form filing deadline for Illinois tax refunds approaches as audits begin – NBC Chicago

Income tax and property tax refund checks began hitting bank accounts this week as part of the Illinois Family Relief Plan approved in April. Although payment of refunds has begun, there is still time to file an IL-1040 form, which residents can file to find out if they are eligible for payments by October 17. […]

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Finish line: pay it forward

We asked Axios Finish Line readers to tell us about random acts of kindness they’ve experienced in life. And we were struck again by the eternal reality: The big picture: The simplest gestures were memorized and told years – sometimes decades – later. A point to remember is that good deeds are not as common […]

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Illinois mayor reacts to governor’s ‘ill-advised’ comment inferring ‘xenophobia’ amid Chicago migrant crisis

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The Republican mayor of a suburban Chicago town has said Gov. JB Pritzker’s office called him “xenophobic” for asking why a bus of 64 migrants was shipped from Chicago to his city. 147 migrants were bused from Texas to Chicago on Wednesday and 64 of them were […]

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Sam Glucksberg, pioneer of experimental psycholinguistics and ‘outstanding mentor’, dies at 89

Sam Glucksberg, professor of psychology, emeritus and pioneer in the field of experimental psycholinguistics, died of a stroke on August 29 in Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York. He was 89 years old. picture by Denise Applewhite, Communications Office Glucksberg taught at Princeton for 44 years. He joiled the faculty in 1963 and […]

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Illinois Eyes Bounce and Get Revenge on New Virginia

Illinois coach Bret Bielema called the matchup with Virginia for the second straight season “the history of two cities” because of the Cavaliers’ coaching changes during the offseason. After having their worst moments in last year’s 42-14 loss to Charlottesville, Va., the Illini (1-1) will be hoping for better results Saturday afternoon when Virginia (1-0) […]

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The Story of the Underground Railroad in Chicago: Historical records offer insight into the Underground Railroad in Chicago, the journey of freedom seekers from slavery

For three decades after Chicago was incorporated in 1833, slavery was legal in the United States. And for as long as slavery existed, there were people trying to escape bondage – often walking hundreds of miles in the hope of finding a safer place to settle. They sometimes got help on this journey through the […]

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Bazelak leads Hoosiers past Illinois 23-20 with late rally

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana — – Connor Bazelak wanted a fresh start in Indiana. He couldn’t have made a better first impression. The Hoosiers’ new starting quarterback threw a touchdown pass and then finished the game leading his team for 75 yards, capped off by Shaun Shivers’ 1-yard touchdown with 23 seconds left to give Indiana a […]

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Man found dead at Chicago Ridge Home, death investigation underway

CHICAGO RIDGE, IL – A 62-year-old man was found dead at a residence early Wednesday evening in Chicago Ridge. Detectives are investigating the death as a domestic incident. At approximately 6:11 p.m., Chicago Ridge officers assisted paramedics with an unconscious person at a single family home in the 11000 block of Princess. Detectives have identified […]

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As Illinois income and property tax refunds approach, here’s what to know about distribution, eligibility and more – NBC Chicago

In just a few weeks, Illinois residents will begin receiving tax refund checks. On September 12, the state will begin distributing one-time income and property tax relief payments, which were included in the Family Relief Plan, part of Illinois Governor JB’s budget. Pritzker, signed into law earlier this year. Payments won’t be released to everyone […]

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CF Montreal beats Chicago – OurSports Central

August 27, 2022 – Major League Soccer (MLS) – Club de Foot Montréal press release CHICAGO, Ill. – CF Montreal went undefeated for their eighth consecutive game (6-0-2) by beating the Fire 0-2 on Saturday night at Soldier Field in Chicago. Montreal midfielder Ismaël Koné scored his second goal of the season in the 19th […]

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Illinois Names Tommy DeVito Starting QB For Opener Vs. Wyoming – NBC Chicago

Wyoming (0-0) at Illinois (0-0), Saturday, 4 p.m. ET (BTN) LINE: Illinois by 10.5, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. SERIES RECORD: First meeting. LAST YEAR: Wyoming capped a 7-6 season with a victory in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, while Illinois went 5-7 in Bret Bielema’s first season in Champaign. WHAT IS AT STAKE? Bret Bielema […]

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Gas prices today, August 24, 2022: Check the cheapest gas stations today

Ppeople all over the United States are always shopping around trying to find the cheapest gas pricewith costs still significantly higher than in previous years. It is despite gas price falling in July and August. Even still, it makes sense for individuals to look around in search of the best possible deal. ?To help you […]

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COVID rebound, drugs, contagiousness – NBC Chicago

What medications can you take for COVID and what are the side effects? Health experts have broken down the latest developments amid several high-profile cases. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois today: COVID rebound FAQ: What we know about causes, how often it happens and more After several high-profile […]

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David Hochberg helps first-time home buyers

Northbrook, Aug. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northbrook, Illinois — Chicago-based mortgage broker David Hochberg helps first-time home buyers in Illinois navigate a tricky and demanding real estate market that has seen prices rise to such an extent that more and more people are putting waiting for their dreams of home ownership. The Illinois Mortgage […]

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Illinois police say a student brought a loaded gun to the school in suburban Chicago

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Illinois police say a high school student was arrested Thursday after allegedly bringing a loaded gun to school. The incident happened at Wauconda High School when police informed school staff before the dismissal that there was a possible weapon in the building, according to FOX 32. Shortly […]

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Awake Illinois draws a small crowd; Bailey blames gas prices

SPRINGFIELD — Republican gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey kicked off the biggest political week of the year in Springfield on Tuesday by criticizing Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker’s economic policies and promising to end sex-ed standards enshrined in the state law last year. Bailey spoke outside the Illinois State Capitol at an event sponsored by Awake Illinois, […]

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Nationals host Cubs in first of 3-game series

Chicago Cubs (47-66, third in NL Central) vs. Washington nationals (38-78, fifth in the NL East) Washington; Monday, 7:05 p.m. EDT LAUNCH PROBABLES: Cubs: Marcus Stroman (3-5, 4.20 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 74 strikeouts); Nationals: Josiah Gray (7-8, 4.81 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 127 strikeouts) LINE: Cubs -140, Nationals +118; over/under is 8 points BOTTOM LINE: The […]

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Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Odds, Line, Pick and Prediction – August 13

The Chicago White Sox will host the Detroit Tigers Saturday evening. The White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Friday to improve to 57-56 on the season. The Tigers now sit 43-71 on the year. Detroit has a terrible 18-38 road record this season. After Friday’s loss, they have now lost 23 of their […]

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McHenry and Cook Counties move to ‘medium’ community levels – NBC Chicago

Two of Illinois’ most populous counties have seen reductions in several key COVID metrics in recent weeks, with Cook and McHenry counties both falling to a ‘medium’ community level of the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control. and Prevention. In the Chicago area, Grundy County also fell to the “average” level according to […]

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The Kansas City Royals host the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday

Chicago White Sox (56-54, third in AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (45-66, fourth in AL Central) Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT PROBABLE PITCHERS: White Sox: Johnny Cueto (4-5, 2.91 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 64 strikeouts); Royals: Kris Bubic (2-6, 5.27 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, 67 strikeouts) ROW: White Sox -139, Royals +118; over/under is […]

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Man charged in Stevenson Expressway shooting involving off-duty Chicago police officer

A man has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly exchanged gunfire with an off-duty Chicago police officer on the Stevenson Freeway last week. David C. Abarca, 22, is charged with pointing a fully automatic pistol with a laser sight at the officer in the inbound lanes near Ashland Avenue Thursday night, according to […]

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Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky odds and picks

July 29, 2022; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Sky forward Azura Stevens (30) reacts after a defensive play against the New York Liberty during the second half of the WNBA game at Wintrust Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski – USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Sky are home favorites 2.5 points ahead of the Connecticut Sun in […]

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Lawsuit challenges donation caps in Illinois court races

A former Illinois lawyer who retired to Texas and two conservative political action committees filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday challenging recently approved restrictions on campaign contributions to Illinois judicial candidates for First Amendment grounds. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago by the conservative Liberty Justice Center on behalf of John Matthew […]

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Illinois COVID Update: IL Reports 2,903 New Coronavirus Cases, 1 New Death; Cook County at ‘high’ level of transmission

CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois reported 2,903 new COVID cases and 1 new death on Monday. Cook County remains in the “high” category for COVID transmission. IDPH said “daily deaths reported on weekends and early in the week may be low” and “those deaths will be captured in the following days”. There have been at least […]

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Lollapalooza 2022: Chicago Schedule, Sunday Lineup, J-Hope Time, Tickets

Lollapalooza did well in Chicago with Metallica among the artists to have played It’s the last day of Lollapalooza that’s about to begin but there’s a lot of huge acts to come. Green Day, BTS’s J-Hope and Maneskin are among the artists scheduled to perform today (July 31) in the United States. Register to our […]

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City colleges add liaison officers to help undocumented students navigate college

Chicago’s undocumented students are getting a big boost when it comes to navigating college. City Colleges of Chicago announced Friday that it has hired seven liaison officers — one for each of its schools — to help connect undocumented students with resources such as financial aid and academic support. “Education, I firmly believe, is a […]

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From Mississippi to Chicago: Mother Rendell turns 100

BRIDGEVIEW, IL — Like the concentric circles of a tree, Josephine Rendell’s rings span ten decades. She is the matriarch of her family and the oldest member of the church her mother founded more than 65 years ago. His incredible life was celebrated Monday at his 100th birthday party at Moraine Court Supportive Living in […]

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White Sox vs Rockies – Game Preview – July 26, 2022

Chicago White Sox (48-48, third in AL Central) vs. Colorado Rockies (44-53, fourth in NL West) Denver; Tuesday, 8:40 p.m. EDT LIKELY TO PITCH: White Sox: Michael Kopech (3-6, 3.36 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 74 strikeouts); Rockies: German Marquez (6-7, 5.47 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, 85 strikeouts) ROW: White Sox -114, Rockies -104; over/under is 10 1/2 […]

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1st and 10: It’s time for Jaquan Brisker to play football

Bears offer safety to rookies Jaquan Brisker the opportunity of a lifetime. He may want to take advantage of it. Brisker, a second-round draft pick (48th overall) from Penn State, has pretty much gotten a starting job since the day he stepped foot on the Halas Hall training ground. He doesn’t have to learn. There’s […]

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High school basketball: Sam Lewis senior of Simeon chooses Toledo

There are still a lot of unknowns for Sam Lewis of Simeon, one of Illinois’ top twelve senior prospects for the Class of 2023. For starters, he has yet to play a regular season game at his new school; Lewis transferred at the end of the school year after spending the last three years at […]

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New List – NBC Chicago

A popular Chicago suburb has been named one of the best places to live nationally, according to a recently released list, with several places in the Midwest making the top 10. Among 100 cities in America, Naperville was ranked #4 in livability The best places to live in the United States in 2022 list, receiving […]

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For the second time, CARVANA banned from selling cars in Illinois – NBC Chicago

For the second time in two months, a popular used car company is once again banned from sale in the state of Illinois. Carvana is known for its modern approach to selling cars with its towering vending machines and wacky TV commercials. But in the past two months, the company’s reseller license has been suspended […]

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Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins meet in Game 4 of the series

Chicago White Sox (45-46, third in AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (50-43, first in AL Central) Minneapolis; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT LIKELY TO LAUNCH: White Sox: Dylan Cease (0-0); Twins: to be determined LOWER: The Chicago White Sox lead 2-1 in a four-game series against the Minnesota Twins. Minnesota is 27-21 at home and 50-43 […]

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Gas prices today, July 15, 2022: Check the cheapest gas stations today

Amean gas price have fallen significantly since the start of July, with June prices soaring beyond belief, but they still remain higher than they were earlier in 2022, meaning drivers are shopping to try to find the best price. With that in mind, we’ve put together this guide to the cheapest gas stations in the […]

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This is the best ice cream shop in Illinois, according to Yelp – NBC Chicago

If you’re looking for a sign to go ahead and order dessert, here it is. In honor of National Ice Cream Day coming up Sunday, Yelp released its 2022 list of the best ice cream shops in North America, which includes “everything from brownies to fudges and buttery pecans to salted caramel, marshmallow and peanut […]

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Omicron BA.5 is spreading, so let’s make smart choices to keep it at bay

By now, most Americans have probably heard of BA.5, the subvariant of Omicron that experts say is the most transmissible strain of coronavirus to date. BA.5 is now the dominant form of the virus in the United States And although there is no evidence that BA.5 causes more severe disease, it is more likely to […]

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Only blocking access to assault weapons will result in less mass fire

July 4, Independence Day, is America’s most sacred holiday. But this year it’s the 4th of Julyethe celebrations have been infected and desecrated by a unique American disease – the mass shootings. The action of a solo shooter/murderer in Highland Park highlights the futility of reducing and ending the epidemic of gun violence in the […]

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2022 Illinois Primary Election Summary | McGuire Woods Consulting

2022 Illinois Primary Election Summary The Illinois primary election was held on June 28, 2022. Election results favored far-right Republicans and progressive Democrats, who defeated more moderate candidates in a number of races. On the other hand, candidates backed by Democratic and Republican leaders in the General Assembly have suffered defeats at the hands of […]

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Emotional Ozzie Guillén reacts to Highland Park, IL Mass Shooting – NBC Chicago

Emotional Ozzie Guillén reacts to Highland Park mass shooting originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago All of Chicagoland is reacting to the deadly mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, which took place during the city’s 4th of July parade. The White Sox have a crucial division game against the Twins with it weighing on their […]

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Sunny and warm conditions are expected on Sunday, but a serious threat looms for July 4 – NBC Chicago

The Chicago area will experience a warm and sunny Sunday, but the threat of severe weather could loom in Monday’s holiday forecast. According to the latest forecast models, all indications are that Sunday will see plenty of sunshine in the region, with temperatures climbing a bit higher than they did on Saturday. Highs are expected […]

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Vice President Kamala Harris returns to Chicago on Tuesday to address the National Education Association convention

Vice President Kamala Harris returns to Chicago on Tuesday to speak at the National Education Association at McCormick Place. Harris will travel to Chicago with her husband, second gentleman Doug Emhoff, for the NEA’s annual meeting and representative assembly in 2022. NEA members are an important part of the Democratic base, and NEA Chair Becky […]

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Jonathan Jackson wins nomination in Illinois’ 1st congressional district: AP – NBC Chicago

Few, if any, races in Illinois had more candidates on the ballot than the Democratic congressional primary in 1st District, but Jonathan Jackson managed to fend off 16 other candidates and secure the party’s nomination in the election, according to Associated Press drafts. The election for the seat became completely free after Rep. Bobby Rush […]

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Orioles vs White Sox prediction: Picks, odds, live stream, TV channel, start time Saturday, June 25

The Orioles and White socks square off Saturday with the first pitch scheduled for 2:10 p.m. ET. The game takes place at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois and will only be available on local television or through a MLB.tv subscription. Spenser Watkins (0-1, 6.00 ERA) will start for the Orioles while the White Sox […]

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Chicago Company Uses Yellowstone Mushrooms to Grow Vegan Protein Products

By Lauren Victory Click here for updates on this story Chicago, Ill. (WBBM) – Yellowstone National Park is slowly reopening after devastating flooding last week, and a Chicago company is closely monitoring the situation from 1,300 miles away. Morning Insider Lauren Victory shares the key role the park has played in growing the business. On […]

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New Police Foot Hunting Rules / Konkol / North Ave. beach shooting

What does a cryptocurrency billionaire have in common with US Senator Bernie Sanders? They each endorsed Reverend Jesse Jackson’s son for Congress. Reverend Jesse Jackson (right) wraps his arm around his son, Jonathan, during a news conference in 1994. (AP Photo/Frank Polich) Especially beautiful. High: 85 Low: 67. The first day of summer was hot. […]

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McLaren Chicago Offers Vehicle Inspection in Chicago, Illinois | New

Nearby Customers Chicago, Ill.can now schedule their vehicle inspections at McLaren Chicago. CHICAGO, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — A car should undergo routine inspections to maintain its overall well-being. Moreover, it would ensure that the vehicle is kept in good condition and lasts longer, as any obstacles or damage can be identified and corrected as […]

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BIG3 Season 2022: How To Watch, Live Stream, Watch Online, TV Channel, Schedule

The 2022 BIG3 basketball season has officially started. The league’s fifth season will feature an eight-week regular season schedule that will take place in Chicago and Dallas, a playoff round that will take place in Tampa and a championship game in Atlanta. For the first time, the season will also feature an All-Star weekend taking […]

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These children’s hospitals ranked among the best in Illinois, according to a new list – NBC Chicago

On a new ranking of the best children’s hospitals in Illinois, three made the cut. But none of the state made the list of the top 10 children’s hospitals in the nation. According US news and world reportAnn and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago took first place for Best Children’s Hospital in Illinois, […]

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Trump expected to campaign for Miller, but still hasn’t endorsed Illinois gubernatorial candidate – NBC Chicago

Former President Donald Trump is expected to hold a rally in support of Representative Mary Miller next weekend, but he has yet to endorse any of the candidates currently running for Illinois governor. According to Republican insiders, Trump is expected to appear in Quincy for a Miller campaign rally, as she seeks to bring down […]

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Two-term Illinois attorney general Jim Ryan, former GOP gubernatorial candidate, dies at 76

When then-Gov. Jim Thompson tried to recruit Jim Ryan to run for Illinois Attorney General in 1985, just a year after Mr. Ryan was elected DuPage County State’s Attorney, Mr. Ryan said no , feeling that he was not ready yet. The cautious decision set Mr Ryan apart in a political landscape of often brash […]

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Marcus Stroman in IL, Wade Miley leaves the start

NEW YORK — The health of the Chicago Cubs rotation is quickly becoming a concern. The Cubs placed right-hander Marcus Stroman on the 15-day disabled list on Friday, retroactive to Tuesday, with right shoulder inflammation. Stroman hasn’t felt well since returning from COVID IL on May 19, according to manager David Ross. “The hope right […]

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Republicans and Democrats contest state Supreme Court seat once held by Thomas

When Democrats redrew the state’s Supreme Court districts last year for the first time in 58 years, they hoped the new map would keep their party’s majority on the court. A longtime Democratic judge had just lost his seat, and his party’s lawmakers knew that maintaining their 4-3 dominance over the state’s highest court would […]

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In a new book, an Illinois political scientist considers racism a major obstacle to democracy

The revival of democracy is now available from the University of Illinois Press. An Illinois political scientist and former Chicago city councilman has drawn on his 50 years of experience for his latest book examining the challenges Americans face in making the United States a multiracial, multiethnic democracy. The new book by author Dick Simpson, […]

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Here’s Who’s Running in Illinois’ 6th Congressional District – NBC Chicago

When congressional maps are redrawn following the United States Census, incumbent members of Congress are often forced to face each other, and in Illinois, the 6e District, two Democrats face off in a primary to determine their future in the legislature. Rep. Sean Casten, who defeated incumbent Peter Roskam in 2018 and then ousted Jeanne […]

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Backlog of sexual assault kits eliminated for the first time: Pritzker

Despite a 2010 Illinois law requiring sexual assault kits to be processed within six months of a crime, the backlog of untested evidence has continued to mount. Blame it on the lack of resources. But for the first time, Gov. JB Pritzker’s office said on Friday, the backlog – of about 1,800 kits at the […]

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From Illinois’ largest water park to a historic rock quarry, here are 13 water parks to visit this summer – NBC Chicago

As summer approaches and the weather warms up, Illinois water park season is upon us. Here’s a roundup of where to find some of the most popular across the state, and when each one opens for the summer. Cypress Cove, Woodridge Cypress Cove in Woodridge opened for the season on May 28 and features a […]

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Matt Swarmer and Nelson Velázquez make their MLB debuts

Two years ago, right-hander Matt Swarmer tried to stay ready during the uncertainty of a minor league season being canceled due to the pandemic. His playing action in 2020 came from an unlikely source – an adult recreational league with players aged between 18 and 40. “I was facing guys who had almost no hair,” […]

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14 injured when boat explodes in Seneca, Illinois marina

14 people injured in boat explosion in Seneca 14 people were injured Saturday afternoon when a boat exploded at a marina in Seneca. SENECA, Illinois – Fourteen people were injured when a boat caught fire at a marina in Seneca, Illinois Saturday, authorities said. Witnesses described hearing an explosion around 4.30pm at the Spring Brook […]

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Chicago-area counties at ‘high’ level, Memorial Day plans – NBC Chicago

To mark the start of Memorial Day weekend, several Chicago-area counties reached “high community level” for COVID, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So what does this mean for your holiday weekend plans? Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois today: As cases rise, don’t try to […]

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Cubs’ Nico Hoerner returns from Illinois; Yan Gomes (Oblique) at IL – NBC Chicago

Cubs’ Hoerner returns from IL as Yan Gomes sidelined originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago CINCINNATI — In footage that encapsulated one of the Cubs’ key storylines of the season on Wednesday, the Cubs activated infielder Nico Hoerner from the injured list and traded him to wide receiver Yan Gomes in an IL move. corresponding. […]

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How many children are vaccinated against COVID in Illinois? Here’s the data – NBC Chicago

As booster shots for children are authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and COVID cases are on the rise across the country and in the state of Illinois, how many children are already vaccinated against the virus ? The Illinois Department of Public Health has been tracking measures across the state. Data on […]

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Summary of Recent Cases Brought by the U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois: May 21, 2022

Ten alleged Chicago street gang members or associates charged with drug trafficking investigation May 12, 2022 CHICAGO — A joint federal and local drug trafficking investigation has resulted in federal charges against ten suspected members or associates of a Chicago street gang for conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine. During the multi-year investigation, law enforcement […]

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Rain and storms expected as major cooldown hits Chicago area: IL Weather

ILLINOIS — Local residents who had hoped to see the return to summer weather will likely remain disappointed soon as a major cooling looms on the horizon, but not before a threat of severe weather moves through the greater Los Angeles area first. Chicago. The National Weather Service is tracking a storm system that could […]

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What does it mean to earn your white coat? The 2022 dental student recipients share their stories.

The White Coat Ceremony is a respected tradition for dental, medical and other health care students that signifies the transition from preclinical studies to clinical care. At the University of Colorado School of Dentistry (CU SDM), students earn their white coats at the end of their second year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) […]

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Hundreds flood Millennium Park to demand abortion rights

CHICAGO (SCS) — Following a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that suggests the justices are set to overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion rights advocates gathered in Chicago on Saturday to send a message supporting the abortion law. Their message was clear on Saturday morning at Union Park in West Town. The crows were large and […]

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Severe storms could hit Friday in Illinois, but don’t cancel your plans just yet. Here’s Why – NBC Chicago

With all the warm, humid air lingering around the Chicago area this week, thunderstorms could potentially kick in Friday afternoon, but don’t cancel your evening plans just yet. The warm air mass that led to record temperatures and heat indices in the 90s and 100s hovered over the region throughout the week, and forecast models […]

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A Billion Reasons Why NPP Negotiations Went Well for ComEd Clients

Sometimes an electric shock can be a good thing. ComEd Clients To Receive Unexpected $1 Billion Payout, Yes billion, state nuclear power plants. We would like to see more forward-thinking negotiations from the government and the advocates that resulted in this. Last year, Chicago-based Exelon said it would close nuclear plants in Byron, Dresden and […]

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Chicago Hosts May 14 Abortion Rights Rally: Abortion Factor in Illinois Supreme Court Race

WASHINGTON — Days before the first votes in the Illinois primary, a coalition of abortion rights groups are holding large rallies and marches on May 14 in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and DC to protest against the Supreme Court’s likely overturning of the 1973 ruling giving women the constitutional right to abortion. Monday night’s […]

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Illinois State Board of Education Chairman Reflects on COVID

Darren Reisberg, chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education, will leave Illinois to become president of Hartwick College in New York. As the coronavirus pandemic has uprooted schools for millions of students across Illinois, the state board of education has been tasked with producing new guidelines for the state’s 852 school districts. The board […]

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As the BA.2 variant spreads, here are the symptoms to watch out for – NBC Chicago

While the omicron variant was the dominant strain of COVID-19 earlier this year, the BA.2 subvariant, also known as the “stealth omicron,” now accounts for the majority of coronavirus cases in the United States. According to the latest data from the CDC, the estimated number of cases linked to the BA.2 subvariant was 68%, which […]

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Chicago area could experience extreme weather, with gusty winds and possible hail – NBC Chicago

The threat of severe weather looms in the forecast for the Chicago area on Saturday, with gusty winds, hail and possible isolated tornadoes as a cold front sweeps through the region. According to the Storm Prediction Center, the entire viewing area of ​​NBC 5 in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana is at a “slight” risk […]

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Chicago among the most dog-friendly cities in America

Owners and pet owners are, most often, one and the same. The majority of recent homeowners report at least one pet in the home, according to Zillow, and these furry friends drive important housing decisions. In particular, dogs. According to new research from Zillow and Rover, the popular pet care app, 72% of dog owners […]

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Protesters call on Chicago to reinstate mask mandate due to rising COVID cases – NBC Chicago

A number of Chicago residents gathered in the Little Village neighborhood on Sunday, pleading for the city to reinstate its COVID-19 mask mandate to prevent a possible surge after a further rise in cases. Aldus. Byron Sigcho-Lopez of the city’s 25th Ward, along with members of the People’s Response Network, expressed concern about the lifting […]

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Man charged with vandalizing more than 100 vehicles at three dealerships in Illinois

A Lake Barrington, Illinois man was arrested at 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday April 13 and charged with using what police describe as a metal object to damage more than 100 vehicles at three suburban car dealerships Chicago’s neighbor, Schaumberg. The suspect, Andrew McAuliff, 27, was apprehended after a security guard called police and is charged […]

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Illinois Democrats battle for state party seats; GOP donor Uihlein funds Darren Bailey: Crain’s Juice

Dick Durbin and JB Pritzker Big money is flowing again in the Illinois gubernatorial race. But first, a detailed look at something that might seem like just Springfield inside baseball, but is actually much juicier. It is the struggle for control of the Central Committee of the Democratic Party of Illinois. The committee is made […]

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Gas Prices in Illinois: Bloom Township Offering Seniors Free Fill-Ups in Chicago Heights; Willie Wilson will decide the gift

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (WLS) — Gas prices have stabilized, but experts are predicting another spike. That’s why a gasoline giveaway on Tuesday and another announcement from businessman Willie Wilson are making the news. Bloom Township Supervisor Thomas Somer and township administrators have made thousands of free gas cards available to seniors who live in Bloom […]

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Berwyn Man faces first-degree murder charges in fatal shootings: CPD

CHICAGO — A 33-year-old Berwyn man was scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday after he was arrested earlier this week in connection with the shooting deaths of two people last week, Chicago police said. Ocie Banks has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of a 79-year-old man […]

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Parts of Illinois and Indiana face ‘heightened’ risk of severe weather Wednesday – NBC Chicago

Unstable weather could potentially target parts of Illinois and Indiana in the coming days, with the threat of large hail, dangerous winds and even tornadoes looming in Wednesday’s forecast. According to the Storm Prediction Center, most of the state faces a “marginal” risk of severe weather on Tuesday as a cold front begins to approach […]

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The benches are cleared after 5HBP and the Cubs beat Brewers 9-0; Suzuki 3 RBI

Embed from Getty Images By SARAH TROTTO CHICAGO (AP) — Seiya Suzuki had three runs for his first big league RBI and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-0 on Saturday for a grueling win that saw five batters hit by pitches and benches cleared. The teams exchanged words but no punches in the […]

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Hornets vs Bulls predictions: Best bets, ATS picks, over/under on Friday, April 8

the Charlotte Hornets face the Chicago Bulls in a two-team matchup heading to the playoffs. The Hornets are once again in the qualifying tournament, while the Bulls clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2017. Chicago still has an outside shot at the No. 5 seed as it holds the advantage face to […]

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“We have a broken system”

Illinois lawmakers demand DCFS audit on anniversary of AJ Freund’s death A trio of House Republicans have called for an audit at the Department of Children and Family Services, insisting that something about the agency needs to change. SPRINGFIELD, Illinois. – A trio of House Republicans have called for an audit of the Department of […]

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Gas prices show signs of falling in Illinois – NBC Chicago

Gasoline prices hit record highs in March in both Illinois and the rest of the United States, but slowly prices are starting to ease at the pumps. According to the last AAA consumer group data, gasoline prices fell six cents per gallon last week, falling to an average of $4.431 per gallon in Illinois. That’s […]

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Illinois Democrats try to sell anti-crime programs before end of session, midterms loom

Illinois Politics Associated press April 3, 2022 2 minutes Illinois Democrats introduced anti-crime measures on Friday under pressure from rising violence and Republican criticism, promising more in the final days of the Legislature’s spring session. By JOHN O’CONNOR SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Democrats in Illinois introduced anti-crime measures on Friday under pressure from rising violence and […]

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Illinois ranks second for sharing Netflix passwords. Here’s who took the top spot – NBC Chicago

Illinois is one of the most notorious streaming scammers in the country, but it falls short of winning the title, being beaten by another Midwestern front: Ohio. A study of time2play found that Illinois ranks second in the United States for sharing Netflix passwords with someone outside their household, with 58% of users admitting they […]

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Man gets 22 years in prison for 2020 stabbing murder in west Chicago

WEST CHICAGO, IL — A 26-year-old man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison in connection with the 2020 stabbing death of Luis Lopez in West Chicago. Joel Munoz-Valdez, of the 700 block of S. Oak Street, West Chicago, pleaded guilty to first degree murder on Monday. On Feb. 26, 2020, Munoz-Valdez came to […]

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Illinois Democrats Praise Paying $4 Billion Bill; GOP Says Jobless Fund Shorted – NBC Chicago

Springfield Democrats celebrate the approval of legislation that wipes out $4.1 billion in debt. In less than 24 hours last week, lawmakers and Gov. JB Pritzker agreed to a package that dramatically cuts the state’s tab in the pandemic-plagued Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, wipes out $898 million of unpaid employee group health insurance obligations, sets […]

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City of Chicago Clerk Amends Ethics Forms After NBC’s 5 Questions – NBC Chicago

Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia, who is running as Democratic Secretary of State for Illinois, changed her declarations of financial interests after questions raised by NBC 5. Valencia’s husband, Reyahd Kazmi, is a lobbyist and, as required, Valencia must list all companies doing business with the city for which his spouse/partner received compensation over $5,000 […]

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Big 12 men’s basketball: Sweet Sixteen preview

Then there were 16 teams. After a dramatic and crushing weekend in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament, the Sweet Sixteen is set. And among those teams vying for the national championship, there are three Big 12 teams and not the three you might have guessed. Of course, two of them were […]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Announces New Office — RISMedia

Mark Pasquesi, president of Chicago real estate brokerage Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago, announced the opening of the company’s new office at 5019 N. Clark Street in Chicago, Illinois. The office will serve Andersonville, Uptown, Edgewater and Ravenswood neighborhoods as well as surrounding communities, the company said. David Bracy and Alan Zuber, chief brokers of the […]

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Illinois’ Andre Curbelo might make you shake your head, but that’s one plus the Illini can’t live without

PITTSBURGH — Andre Curbelo is terrible. He’s all show, no pro. The guy doesn’t get out of bed until he has had at least two turnovers. On the list of things that could wreck Illinois’ NCAA tournament run, the oft-publicized super-sub’s unruly style of play has to be items one, two and three. At least […]

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Former Cubs Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber find new homes – NBC Chicago

While Chicago Cubs fans may have been hoping for a reunion with members of the 2016 World Series championship team, none appear to be in the cards as several key players on that team have found new homes. Third baseman Kris Bryant reportedly reached a deal with the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, according to MLB […]

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2022 NCAA Tournament Schedule: March Madness Bracket, Venues, Game Dates, TV Tips Times

It’s been nearly three years since the last “normal” NCAA tournament was held in 2019, and a lot has changed in the sport of college basketball since then. After the 2020 Big Dance was canceled amid the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 event was held in a controlled environment with limited attendance. Finally, […]

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Guest Comment | mysterious candidate for Congress in Chicago | Guest Comment

Illinois’ new congressional map has the dubious distinction of being one of the most gerrymandered in the nation. Princeton University’s Gerrymandering Project rated it an “F.” And the new 13th congressional district in central Illinois is perhaps the most gerrymandered in Illinois. When Governor JB Pritzker signed the final maps into law last year, a […]

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PNC Bank, which employs new Illinois Tollway president Dorothy Abreu, will decline agency future bond work

PNC Bank, of which new Illinois State Toll Highway Authority board chair Dorothy Abreu is an executive, will step back from bond work with the toll agency to avoid potential conflicts of interest. The Pittsburgh-based bank worked on deals with the highway involving more than $2 billion in borrowings over the past decade, records show. […]

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Illinois Boys All State Basketball Teams

MOLINE, Ill. Here are the Illinois Associated Press Class 1A-4A All-State men’s basketball teams, as voted on by a statewide panel of sportswriters, broadcasters and website reporters. All members of the media covering high school basketball in the state were eligible to nominate and vote for players. Compiled by Steve Tappa of MC22 and QCSportsNet […]

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Landmarks Illinois awards grants to preservation projects in Chicago, Effingham and Springfield

PR Newswire CHICAGO, March 8, 2022 CHICAGO, March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Landmarks Illinois awarded $16,500 matching grant funds to four preservation projects across the state through its Preservation Heritage Fund and the Timuel D. Black Jr. Grant Fund for Chicago South Side Grant Programs. Grant recipients are located in Chicago, Effingham and Springfield. Preservation, […]