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 2021-03-03 13:07 

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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here's what's happening Wednesday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area...

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois....

 2021-03-03 13:00 

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Remember Mister Kelly's? Boxes of stuff from Chicago's great, bygone nightspot have just landed at the Newberry Library...

The Mister Kelly's archive has Lenny Bruce's bar tab, posters, dinner plates and photos of Barbra Streisand from before she was Barbra. It's soon to all be searchable at the Newberry. From one Chicago institution to another....

 2021-03-03 13:00 

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College basketball conference tournaments: Schedules and matchups for Illinois, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Loyola and more state and area Division I teams...

The calendar has flipped to March, and college basketball's conference tournaments get underway this week. Here's a look at the schedules and matchups for the state's and area's Division I men's and women's teams....

 2021-03-03 12:39 

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Chris D'Elia accused of soliciting nude pictures from 17-year-old...

Comedian Chris D'Elia was sued on Tuesday for allegedly soliciting nude photos from a 17-year-old girl....

 2021-03-03 12:36 

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This day in history, March 3: Rodney King severely beaten by Los Angeles police officers in a scene captured on amateur video...

Almanacs are full of lists of global and national historic events. But "This Day in History" feature invites you to not just peruse a list, but to take a trip back in time to see how a significant event originally was reported in the Chicago Tribu...

 2021-03-03 12:30 

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Shelby Miller, once one of the best young pitchers in baseball, has a shot at helping the Chicago Cubs this year in a versatile role...

Shelby Miller established himself as one of the top young pitchers in baseball during a four-year stretch with the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves. But after a rocky 2016 and reconstructive elbow surgery the next year, Miller has pitched in only 28...

 2021-03-03 12:30 

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Evan Marshall got some of the biggest outs of 2020 in a loaded Chicago White Sox bullpen: 'I love those moments'...

Evan Marshall has been one of the most reliable relievers the last two seasons for the Chicago White Sox. He's excited about the makeup of this year's bullpen. "It's the most talented group of arms I've ever been around," Marshall ...

 2021-03-03 12:00 

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Cactus League report: Andrew Vaughn makes his case to make the White Sox roster. And how Javier Baez almost became an ex-Cub before the 2016 season....

Chicago White Sox starter Lucas Giolito said he called Andrew Vaughn's three-run homer Tuesday beforehand. "At this point it's pretty much expected out of him," Giolito said. Vaughn appears to be the early front-runner for the open designa...

 2021-03-03 12:00 

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Column: Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy face a pivotal 2 months to reboot the Chicago Bears. And they must put critical thinking ahead of wishful thinking....

Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy must understand that these next nine weeks are as pivotal as any they've experienced together since 2018. With the Chicago Bears general manager and coach eyeing a turnaround, they must assess their roster with brutal honesty a...

 2021-03-03 11:51 

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Daywatch: Vaccine timeline speeds up, third accusation against the Rev. Michael Pfleger and the best fast-food fried chicken sandwiches of 2021...

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day....

 2021-03-03 11:40 

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Rockets strike military airbase in Iraq that hosts US-led troops...

The Iraqi military released a statement saying the attack did not cause significant losses and that security forces had found the launch pad used for the rockets....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

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Column: Teachers union boss in California caught taking daughter to private school becomes poster boy for school choice...

California teachers union boss with daughter in private school a poster boy for school choice....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

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Quick escape to Montego Bay offers Jamaican sunshine and a feeling of safety from COVID-19...

A visit to the S Hotel offers a chance to try out the "resilient corridors" developed in Jamaica to retain some tourism during a global pandemic....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

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Third man alleges inappropriate behavior by beloved South Side priest Pfleger...

As the Chicago Archdiocese investigates allegations that the Rev. Michael Pfleger molested two brothers in the 1970s, a third man has come forward to say the priest made an unwanted sexual advance when the accuser was 18....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

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Column: The Senate hearing proves white supremacy played a big role in the Capitol Hill riot...

The scourge of the white supremacy will never go away; our only hope is to contain it, Dahleen Glanton writes....

 2021-03-03 07:05 

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Ask Amy: Husband is having boundary issues with a colleague...

My husband of 13 years is having boundary issues with a colleague....

 2021-03-03 06:05 

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A slam dunk: Scottie Ebube scores 21 points as Mundelein tops Zion-Benton to clinch the North Suburban Conference title...

Senior center Scottie Ebube led all scorers with 21 points on Tuesday as Mundelein rolled to a 69-54 win at Zion-Benton and clinched its first conference title since 1994....

 2021-03-03 06:00 

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Daily horoscope for March 3, 2021...

Check out your daily horoscope here, provided by Tarot astrologers....

 2021-03-03 05:47 

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One shot, from 3-point range, at the buzzer. Fernando Perez Jr. scores winning basket to lift Larkin to stunning victory over East Aurora....

Fernando Perez Jr. made a 3-pointer from the top of key Tuesday that beat the buzzer and handed the Tomcats a stinging 74-73 loss....

 2021-03-03 05:21 

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Jade Devine's assignment: stop Naperville Central star Gabi Melby. Consider it done as Neuqua Valley pulls off lopsided victory....

The 5-foot-10 senior guard was tasked Tuesday night with shutting down Naperville Central star Gabi Melby....

 2021-03-03 05:07 

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Michael Flynn was 'stuck behind some good players' this season. The junior guard unstuck Valparaiso in a first-round game against Chesterton....

Michael Flynn hit consecutive 3-pointers in the third quarter as Valparaiso pulled out a 44-42 win in the first round of the Class 4A Chesterton Sectional....

 2021-03-03 04:54 

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United Airlines to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to employees at O'Hare...

United Airlines will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible employees at O'Hare International Airport on Thursday....

 2021-03-03 04:53 

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Drawing the tough assignment, Oak Forest's Drew Pagnusat scores 17 points and plays lockdown defense in win over Evergreen Park...

The 6-foot-3 junior guard scored 17 points and held Sexton to nine, leading Oak Forest to an 84-59 South Suburban Conference crossover win in Evergreen Park....

 2021-03-03 04:35 

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Zach LaVine to represent the Chicago Bulls in the All-Star 3-point contest...

Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine will participate in the 3-point contest in addition to playing in the NBA All-Star Game this weekend. It will be LaVine's second straight year in the contest....

 2021-03-03 02:38 

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Jim Rigg, school superintendent for the Archdiocese of Chicago, announces resignation...

Jim Rigg, the superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of Chicago, announced his resignation Tuesday, the archdiocese confirmed....

 2021-03-03 02:17 

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3 things we learned from the Chicago Cubs spring training home opener Tuesday, including strong debuts from Adbert Alzolay and Nico Hoerner...

Adbert Alzolay sees his slider as a putaway pitch, which was exactly how he executed it against Kansas City Royals first baseman Ryan O'Hearn to end the first inning of the Chicago Cubs' 3-2 win in their Cactus League home opener....

 2021-03-03 01:48 

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Column: The Chicago Bears have a plan — multiple plans, in fact — to attack their quarterback dilemma. But how many of them inspire confidence?...

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy says he loves the process of evaluating the team's long list of quarterback possibilities. The 2021 season probably will hinge on whether Nagy looks back on this as an enjoyable experience....

 2021-03-03 01:31 

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3 takeaways from Chicago White Sox spring training Tuesday, including Lucas Giolito working on his slider and Jose Abreu on his preparation for opening day...

The Chicago White Sox's Lucas Giolito and first baseman Jose Abreu made their Cactus League debuts Tuesday against the Texas Rangers, and both had positive performances. Giolito struck out four in two innings while Abreu had two hits and one RBI....

 2021-03-03 00:52 

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Chicago Bears haven't made 'a firm decision' on using the franchise tag on Allen Robinson, but GM Ryan Pace says 'we want to keep our good players'...

The Chicago Bears have one week before the NFL deadline to use the franchise tag on a player, but general manager Ryan Pace said Tuesday the team has not made "a firm decision" on whether it will use it on wide receiver Allen Robinson....

 2021-03-03 00:39 

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Deadline Wednesday for businesses to apply for Aurora's Coronavirus Emergency Relief Fund...

The deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday for small businesses in Aurora to apply for financial assistance from the city's new $1.2 million emergency pandemic relief fund....

 2021-03-03 00:21 

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Inside Ikea's first tiny house—and a few huge catches under the hood...

This megaretailer of budget-friendly home decor has just unveiled its first tiny house, which measures a mere 187 square feet...

 2021-03-03 00:17 

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Village board releases portion of funds to Oak Park Regional Housing Center, awaiting 2019 audit...

Village board releases portion of funds to Oak Park Regional Housing Center, awaiting 2019 audit...

 2021-03-03 00:11 

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Wrigley Field campus could become city's next COVID-19 mass inoculation site, as United Center poised to open early and Biden says US will have enough adult vaccines by end of May...

Plans surfaced Tuesday that Advocate Aurora Health is working to host a mass vaccination site at the Wrigley Field campus....

 2021-03-03 00:02 

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Neera Tanden withdraws her nomination to head White House budget office amid bipartisan opposition over tweets...

President Joe Biden's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets....

 2021-03-03 00:00 

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Kenosha woman killed in Sunday Waukegan crash...

Maria Gloria, 64, of Kenosha, died as a result of blunt force injuries from the crash, which happened Sunday morning at Lewis Avenue and Yorkhouse Road, according to Coroner Jennifer Banek....

 2021-03-02 23:54 

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Glencoe District 35 has spent nearly $800,000 on pandemic expenses...

Glencoe District 35 has already spent nearly $800,000 on pandemic-related expenses in this budget year, but the costs have not reached the totals originally anticipated....

 2021-03-02 23:50 

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Aurora event promotes equity in vaccinations to fight COVID-19...

Black Vax Aurora Community Vaccination Clinic on Tuesday puts focus on equity in distribution of vaccine against COVID-19....

 2021-03-02 23:48 

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Southland crime: A roundup of reports from area police agencies...

Crime reports provided by area police agencies...

 2021-03-02 23:46 

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Ayo Dosunmu is out for No. 4 Illinois' game tonight against No. 2 Michigan — the 3rd straight game he has missed...

Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu sat on the bench in street clothes before Tuesday's game at No. 2 Michigan. This will be the third straight game without Dosunmu for the No. 4 Illini, who are 2-0 in his absence....

 2021-03-02 23:45 

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Illinois Democrats set to choose chairman to succeed Madigan as legal question hovers around one contender...

Top Illinois Democrats will meet virtually Wednesday night to select Michael Madigan's successor as state party chairman in an increasingly contentious race that has been further complicated by legal questions about one contender's ability to full...

 2021-03-02 23:45 

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Norridge, Harwood Heights police: Slot machine broken after patron punches screen, lacerating his hands...

Police blotter for Norridge and Harwood Heights....

 2021-03-02 23:43 

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Op-ed: Why Gen Z isn't freaking out about jobs: The side hustle...

The side hustle. Swiping through TikTok or Instagram, it doesn't take long to find clips of enthusiastic teens explaining how they earn money through various side projects — whether it's selling customized clothing, dog walking or offering b...

 2021-03-02 23:38 

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Morton Grove police: Residents say man entered their homes, claiming he needed to check their pipes...

The following items were taken from Morton Grove Police Department reports and releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt....

 2021-03-02 23:33 

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The Spin: Lightfoot reflects on workplace harassment she's faced amid New York Gov. Cuomo scandal | Cubs, White Sox may welcome spectators | Line of Democrats eyeing secretary of state bid grows...

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter....

 2021-03-02 23:32 

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Lincolnshire police: Driver faces speeding charges after being clocked at 70 mph on Half Day Road...

Blotter from the Lincolnshire Police Department....

 2021-03-02 23:32 

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Pets of the week...

These Southland pets need new forever homes....

 2021-03-02 23:31 

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Elmwood Park, River Grove police: man charged after hit and run accident...

Franklin Park and Northlake police blotters....

 2021-03-02 23:30 

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Downtown East Dundee's River Street Collective given license to sell beer and wine to shoppers...

Shoppers at the River Street Collective will soon be able to order a glass of wine or a beer while they browse the merchandise of the small shops that make up the downtown East Dundee business....

 2021-03-02 23:30 

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Aurora mayor names his selections for new Police Civilian Review Board...

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin has announced his selections for the new Police Civilian Review Board....

 2021-03-02 23:29 

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Embattled Homewood employee resigns following 'hot mic' comments about development opponents...

A Homewood village employee resigned Tuesday after apologizing for making obscene and disparaging comments, caught on a live microphone, regarding opponents of a golf course redevelopment project...

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