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 2021-04-21 13:51 

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Column: George Floyd witness Darnella Frazier is a 'stone catcher,' and her courage can light our way forward...

Keith Ellison, Minnesota's attorney general, called the bystanders who bore witness to George Floyd's murder "a bouquet of humanity." The phrase that popped into my mind was Bryan Stevenson's "stone catchers."...

 2021-04-21 13:46 

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Republican legislators in states from Florida to Iowa are creating harsher penalties for protesters...

Republican-led states are introducing punitive new measures governing protests....

 2021-04-21 13:36 

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Stephen Colbert says 'There is more work to be done' after Derek Chauvin guilty verdict...

During Stephen Colbert's opening monologue for Tuesday night's "Late Show," the host delivered a statement reflecting on former police officer Derek Chauvin's three-count conviction in the murder of George Floyd....

 2021-04-21 13:29 

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Roku is rebranding Quibi shows as 'Roku Originals'...

The 75-plus original shows from Quibi will be available to watch for free on the ad-supported Roku Channel starting sometime this year, the company has said....

 2021-04-21 13:27 

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Another use for vaccine passports: Hawaii residents can skip testing, quarantine for interisland flights...

Hawaii becomes the second state in the nation after New York to implement a vaccination verification program, State residents who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can skip pre-travel testing and quarantine requirements for flights between islan...

 2021-04-21 13:25 

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Justice Department to open investigation into Minneapolis policing practices after Derek Chauvin verdict, source says...

The investigation will be a more sweeping probe of the entire Minneapolis Police Department and may result in major changes to policing there....

 2021-04-21 13:08 

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Column: Despite its problems, Japan maintains position as global economic power...

While China, North Korea and Russia often dominate world news thanks to threats and turbulence, Japan has continued a course of sustained political stability and expanding international involvement and leadership....

 2021-04-21 13:00 

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Looking back at the most shocking Oscar moments, from 'La La Land' flub to John Travolta mispronouncing Idina Menzel's name...

This year's Oscars take place on Sunday, and will need to pull something special to rival these memorable moments....

 2021-04-21 12:52 

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Letter to the Editor...

Letter to the Editor...

 2021-04-21 12:52 

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Foxconn's $2.9 billion in tax breaks shrink to $80 million in new Wisconsin deal...

Under the original deal, Foxconn would have qualified for $2.85 billion in Wisconsin tax credits if it invested $10 billion and created 13,000 jobs. Under the new deal, Foxconn will qualify for $80 million if it employs 1,454 people with an average wage o...

 2021-04-21 12:38 

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2021 Summer music festival updates, from Coachella to Lollapalooza to Riot Fest...

2021 Summer music festival updates...

 2021-04-21 12:09 

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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....

 2021-04-21 12:00 

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Column: The Oscar for Chicago Authenticity goes to ... well, not 'Trial of Chicago 7' or 'Judas and the Black Messiah'...

Can you make a persuasive, evocative Chicago movie without filming most, or any, of your movie in Chicago?...

 2021-04-21 12:00 

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With Lance Lynn on the injured list, the Chicago White Sox might turn to the bullpen Wednesday vs. Cleveland...

The Chicago White Sox might go with a bullpen day Wednesday night as they go for the two-game sweep against the Cleveland Indians....

 2021-04-21 12:00 

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Commentary: With my fellow Chicagoans, tip-toeing back into movie theaters. What it's like to go back...

If you're wondering what the scene is like inside your local, half-empty cineplex, it's movie devotees and people there just to check it out. What's playing? "Gorilla vs. Kong"?...

 2021-04-21 12:00 

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Naquan Jones' journey to the NFL draft has seen heartbreak, reflection and hard work. Now the Evanston native is eager to begin his next climb....

It's easy to read the summary of Naquan Jones' NFL draft scouting report. The deeper file on the Michigan State defensive tackle, though, is far more comprehensive....

 2021-04-21 11:56 

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This day in history, April 21: Fire breaks out inside overcrowded Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus, killing 332 inmates...

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...

 2021-04-21 11:43 

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Prince fans headed to Paisley Park five years after death...

Paisley Park, where Prince lived and worked, will welcome back a select 1,400 fans Wednesday to mark the fifth anniversary of his death from inside his creative sanctuary....

 2021-04-21 11:30 

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Column: The Chicago Blackhawks have 10 games to show they're ahead of schedule as a playoff team. Here are 5 reasons for optimism — and 5 reasons for pessimism....

For all the unexpected progress the Chicago Blackhawks have shown this season, their postseason bid has been undermined by persistent problems. The window to make the playoffs may be shrinking, but how they perform over the final 10 games also will speak ...

 2021-04-21 11:03 

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Daywatch: Chicago activists, politicians praise Derek Chauvin guilty verdict, some Illinois hospitals are filling up and meet an 18-year-old restaurant owner...

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

 2021-04-21 11:00 

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Biden to step up COVID-19 vaccination efforts as more than half of US adults have received at least one dose...

With all those 16 and older now eligible for shots, the president is expected to outline his administration's plans to drive up the vaccination rate even further....

 2021-04-21 11:00 

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Chicago Bears Q&A: Is drafting a quarterback in the 1st round the target? And if not, would they need to trade up in Round 2 to get one?...

The NFL draft is a little more than a week away, and Chicago Bears fans have questions. As he does every week, the Tribune's Brad Biggs has answers....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Column: Remembering the death dates of people you love can be like remembering their birthdays...

When we remember a death, we're also honoring a life. And while it's possible to dwell too much in the past, anniversaries offer a chance to unite the past and the present....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Column: Can we expect peace after Chauvin verdict? It's not likely....

Can we expect peace after Chauvin verdict? Don't hold your breath....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Meet the 18-year-old owner of Peke's Pozole, who runs his family restaurant while still in high school. 'Truth is, he was made for this.'...

Peke's Pozole, in Chicago's Archer Heights, is owned by Jonathan Macedo, a Lindblom Math and Science Academy senior with a knack for business....

 2021-04-21 05:05 

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Ask Amy: Family secret destroys a lifelong friendship...

I'm holding on to a longtime family friend's secret, and it's very upsetting....

 2021-04-21 05:02 

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Three Naperville high school students win National Merit Scholarships from corporations...

Two Naperville North High School students and one from Neuqua Valley High School are among 1,000 high school seniors nationwide to be chosen for corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship awards....

 2021-04-21 03:22 

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Chicago Cubs beat New York Mets 3-1 as Craig Kimbrel escapes a bases-loaded jam in the 9th...

The Chicago Cubs walked six times — including one that brought home a run — and got a big game from second baseman Eric Sogard in a 3-1 win against the New York Mets on a chilly night at Wrigley Field....

 2021-04-21 02:58 

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Silence, then cheers: Relief washes over George Floyd Square...

There was quiet, just for a moment, as hundreds of people standing in the intersection at 38th Street and Chicago Avenue crowded in to listen to the news....

 2021-04-21 01:51 

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Reports: Teenage girl fatally shot by police in Columbus, Ohio, just before Derek Chauvin verdict was announced...

Police shot and killed a teenage girl in Columbus on Tuesday afternoon, according to newspaper reports, just as the verdict in the George Floyd murder trial was being announced....

 2021-04-21 01:50 

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Column: It's not a no-hitter, but Carlos Rodn shows again that his starts are appointment viewing as the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 8-5...

There was no no-hitter in the cards, but Carlos Rodn proved again he's back in business. He allowed one earned run on three hits with eight strikeouts and five walks while grinding through five innings in the Chicago White Sox's 8-5 win over the C...

 2021-04-21 01:27 

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Adam Eaton is suspended 1 game by MLB for the Chicago White Sox outfielder's 'aggressive actions' in starting a bench-clearing incident last week...

Chicago White Sox right fielder Adam Eaton shoved a Cleveland Indians player during a game last Thursday at Guaranteed Rate Field, clearing the benches. On Tuesday, MLB handed Eaton a one-game suspension, which he appealed....

 2021-04-21 01:17 

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Las Vegas Raiders get backlash for 'I can breathe' tweet after Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd...

The Las Vegas Raiders got angry backlash for a tweet the team sent after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd....

 2021-04-21 01:16 

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Crowds react with joy, wariness to verdict in Chauvin trial: 'We are relieved but not celebrating because the killing continues'...

With that outcome, Black Americans from Missouri to Florida to Minnesota cheered, marched, hugged, waved signs and sang jubilantly in the streets. But they also tempered those celebrations with the heavy knowledge that Chauvin's conviction was just a ...

 2021-04-21 00:40 

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Lamar recruit Emily Surin a sure thing in the middle as Joliet Catholic beats Lockport. And about that match when she was floor captain ......

The 5-foot-11 senior middle added one more with a solid overall performance in the Angels' 25-22, 25-16 victory over host Lockport....

 2021-04-21 00:28 

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Column: Who would make the cut in a 15-team College Football Super League?...

If decades of conference allegiance were to go out the window for the almighty dollar, which schools would make the cut in forming a College Football Super League?...

 2021-04-21 00:25 

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Joc Pederson says his early slump 'kind of hit me by surprise' after a sizzling spring training, but the Chicago Cubs outfielder is showing signs of busting out...

Chicago Cubs outfielder Joc Pederson's torrid spring training hasn't carried over into the regular season. But he's showing signs of getting on track over his last few games....

 2021-04-21 00:14 

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The Spin: Mayor Lightfoot, Gov. Pritzker, Obamas and more weigh in on Chauvin guilty verdict | Another round of Preckwinkle vs. Lightfoot | Calls for Justice Department to probe Adam Toledo's deat...

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

 2021-04-21 00:00 

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Column: Maybe Derek Chauvin's conviction will make a difference. But we can't count on it....

The conviction doesn't end the fight for equality in America, Dahleen Glanton writes....

 2021-04-20 23:55 

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Former Northwestern athletes Anucha Browne and Napoleon Harris III among the candidates in school's athletic director search...

Northwestern is in the thick of the process of choosing an athletic director to replace Jim Phillips, having interviewed nearly a dozen candidates, according to a source....

 2021-04-20 23:42 

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Years before a video of George Floyd's last moments, Floyd trained a camera on himself...

Years before a bystander's video of George Floyd's last moments turned his name into a global cry for justice, Floyd trained a camera on himself....

 2021-04-20 23:31 

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Illinois parks and recreation association honors Park District of Oak Park for sustainability efforts...

Illinois parks and recreation association honors Park District of Oak Park for sustainability efforts...

 2021-04-20 23:29 

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Editorial: Let's stop putting the squeeze on low-income autistic kids...

Editorial: Put autistic kids at the front of the line, lawmakers. Pass legislation expanding therapy eligibility for autistic kids and families on Medicaid....

 2021-04-20 23:16 

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With all votes counted, Naperville Park Board results change: incumbent unseated and 5th female member elected...

Mail-in votes arriving after April 6 flipped the fate of an incumbent Naperville Park Board commissioner, who initially had the lead but ultimately lost to a female challenger — the fourth woman to be elected to the park board this election....

 2021-04-20 23:06 

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Some Illinois hospitals are filling up as COVID-19 cases surge, making ICU beds in tight supply...

A spike in COVID cases has left ICU beds in Illinois hospitals in tight supply...

 2021-04-20 23:03 

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With final ballots officially counted, four newcomers elected to Evanston City Council...

With all absentee ballots counted, the new Evanston City Council will be made up of a mix of newcomers and veteran aldermen....

 2021-04-20 22:49 

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New Trier Educational Foundation organizes day of service for young alumni...

Nearly 250 volunteers participated in service projects at the inaugural New Trier Trevian Day of Service on April 17....

 2021-04-20 22:46 

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Editorial: Guilty. Guilty. Guilty....

Does the era of aggression, of the Derek Chauvins rolling up to rather benign emergency calls that turn violent, come to an end? We wish we could say with confidence, yes....

 2021-04-20 22:40 

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Outdoor Lakefront Biergarten reopens in Winthrop Harbor April 30...

Within a few years of trying their homemade brews out on friends, Kyle Wenzel of Winthrop Harbor and Joe Van Heirseele of Gurnee opened a tap room and brewery, Harbor Brewing Co., in Winthrop Harbor....

 2021-04-20 22:38 

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Column: In honor of his son, grieving Aurora father has spent 14 years promoting importance of organ donation...

For 14 years, a grieving Aurora father has worked tirelessly to educate people about the importance of registering to be an organ donor....

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