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 2021-10-22 16:29 

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10-digit calling begins Sunday for Hoosiers in 219, 574 area code...

Callers should still dial 1 before the area code and telephone number for long-distance calls....

 2021-10-22 16:27 

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California teacher placed on leave after mimicking Native Americans during class...

A student's video of a Riverside, California, teacher wearing a faux Native American headdress and dancing in front of her math class has sparked outrage....

 2021-10-22 16:25 

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Letters to the editor: On mail theft story, couldn't banks tell stolen checks were altered?...

Letter to the editor regarding Park Ridge post office mail thefts and cashing stolen checks....

 2021-10-22 16:17 

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Column: Climate change might melt Illinois' pumpkin prowess. Will we address the problem? Don't be silly....

Climate change might make it harder to grow pumpkins in Illinois, raise see levels around Florida and increase wildfires in the West. Will we do anything to stop it? Don't be silly....

 2021-10-22 16:05 

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Watch live: Funeral of Chicago civil rights activist Timuel Black...

Chicago police officials are expected to hold a news conference at 5 p.m. Watch live here....

 2021-10-22 16:00 

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Boots, kettles and mugs: A look back at 25 years of Christkindlmarket Chicago keepsakes...

Christkindlmarket, the German Christmas market that began in Chicago in 1996, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021....

 2021-10-22 16:00 

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All a-boot Christkindlmarket 2021: Christmas market celebrates 25 years in Chicago with new mug design and keepsake ornament...

When the holiday-themed market opens on Nov. 19, it will have been 697 days since it sold its last mug of Glhwein....

 2021-10-22 15:52 

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Chicago Christmas tree lighting and holiday events announced for 2021...

The Chicago Christmas tree will be lit in Millennium Park Nov. 19 to launch holiday events this winter, according to an announcement Thursday by Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events....

 2021-10-22 15:43 

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Colts vs. 49ers odds, promo: Bet $20, win $205 if either team scores a point...

Ready to make the easiest money of your life?Check out these sportsbook promos for Sunday Night Football...

 2021-10-22 15:43 

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Saints vs. Seahawks odds, promo: Bet $20, win $205 if Jameis Winston completes a pass...

Famous Jameis Winston and the Saints return to the spotlight in Week 7 with a matchup against the Seahawks on Monday Night Football....

 2021-10-22 15:43 

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Jets and Giants odds, promos: Bet $20, win $205 if the Jets or Giants score a point, more...

Both the New York Giants and New York Jets are underdogs in Week 7, but that doesn't mean you can't make money betting on your team this weekend....

 2021-10-22 15:39 

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How has Justin Fields been in 4 starts? And can the defense shut down Tom Brady? 4 questions for the Chicago Bears ahead of their Week 7 game....

After getting off to a .500 start, the Chicago Bears enter a tough Week7 contest against Tom Brady and the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Our team of Bears writers weighs in on four timely topics heading into Sunday afternoon's game....

 2021-10-22 15:21 

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Gary church aims to revive historic Campbell Friendship House: 'This building used to be a beacon to the community'...

The structure, at 2100 Washington St., is one of 11 sites considered significant to the state's African American history. The Landmarks' funding came from the late Eli Lilly chemist and preservation champion Standiford "Stan" Cox....

 2021-10-22 15:19 

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Editorial: Here's the dirty secret of targeted ads on social media. Most people don't want them....

Snapchat shares collapsed late Thursday when Apple changed its privacy law. Nobody wants targeted ads. They just haven't had the chance to say so before....

 2021-10-22 15:12 

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Darien Police Blotter: Chicago woman charged with DUI and being fugitive from justice...

Darien Police Department reports and arrests....

 2021-10-22 15:03 

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'Speak Out' reader opinion: White Sox should get rid of Tony La Russa...

Speak Out readers discuss White Sox, guns and Columbus Day....

 2021-10-22 15:03 

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Rivian test drive along North Shore turns heads, as Chicagoans get first look at the new $70,000 Illinois-built EV truck...

A test drive of the new Rivian R1T electric truck along the North Shore turned heads this week, offering Chicagoans their first look at the $70,000 Illinois-built EV....

 2021-10-22 15:00 

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Trick-or-treating hours, activities and Halloween safety guide for Hinsdale, Elmhurst and other Doings communities...

Based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, kids should be able to go trick-or-treating this Halloween with a couple of caveats....

 2021-10-22 15:00 

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Speak Out reader opinion: Chicago Sky win was worth celebrating...

Speak Out commenters offer their views....

 2021-10-22 14:57 

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Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin tribute band is ready to rock out the Rialto, Genesee...

Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening: MMXXI Tour comes to the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan at 7 p.m. Nov. 3....

 2021-10-22 13:50 

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Hollywood 'in shock' after Alec Baldwin fatally shoots director of photography with prop firearm...

Joe Manganiello, who worked with Hutchins on last year's "Archenemy," and Mia Farrow were among the actors expressing their disbelief and condolences following the tragedy....

 2021-10-22 13:32 

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Estate of Richard Driehaus lists his Lake Geneva mansion for $39M...

The listing is a Lake Geneva record, and it stands as one of the highest asking prices in history in the Midwest....

 2021-10-22 13:32 

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids...

Kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday....

 2021-10-22 13:06 

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Wisconsin authorities say they shot a man connected to Chicago homicide. Police dog is also wounded in shootout at Kenosha County gas station....

Kenosha County sheriff's deputies have shot and wounded a man they say was driving a stolen vehicle connected to a Chicago homicide, officials said Thursday....

 2021-10-22 13:04 

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Chicago gained Latino and lost Black residents in 2020 Census. Latino aldermen want new city council ward map to reflect population shift....

The City Council needs 41 of 50 aldermen to agree on a map to avoid a referendum....

 2021-10-22 12:30 

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Daywatch: Schools plan vaccine clinics for ages 5-11 | City seeks to fire Chicago police sergeant | Rockford airport expansion vs. endangered bumblebee...

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

 2021-10-22 12:03 

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This day in history, October 22: Gunman shoots and kills soldier standing guard at a war memorial in Ottawa, then storms Canadian Parliament...

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...

 2021-10-22 12:00 

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You can thumb through Mike Royko's Rolodex at the Newberry — you'll find former numbers for Belushi and Jane Byrne, and a time machine...

I can't tell you why I visited it the other day. Some feel drawn to Jim Morrison's grave. I come here. I missed a big city newsroom full of people not working from home....

 2021-10-22 12:00 

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For Afrofuturist Weekend at Elastic Arts, musicians, performers and other artists all ask, what's next?...

What does an Afrofuturist world look like? That is the question at the heart of Elastic Arts' annual Afrofuturist Weekend, which brings together artists of many stripes....

 2021-10-22 11:33 

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New RDA chief left teaching for new public service: 'We need to continue to be bold'...

But much of her work now, as it was as the RDA's chief operating officer, will focus on using Indiana's largest-ever commuter rail projects the South Shore Line's West Lake Corridor in Lake County and its Double Track project from Gary to Mich...

 2021-10-22 11:30 

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Things to Do in Chicago this weekend: Monster trucks, Randy Rainbow and a fall-season Cider Day...

For Oct. 22-24, our list also includes PianoFest at Roosevelt University, a Fall Fest on the Riverwalk and vintage music by the Manhattan Dolls....

 2021-10-22 11:29 

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Chicago Bears blindside their 'Fan of the Year' at Soldier Field with surprise Super Bowl package: 'I can't believe this'...

Destiny Blackmon, a nurse from Merrillville with a chronic illness, was greeted by James "Big Cat" Williams and Staley Da Bear outside Soldier Field. "It's Destiny's love for the Bears that has gotten her through some of the toughest t...

 2021-10-22 11:15 

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Nikola Vuevi is ready for the 'real experience' of playing in front of a packed United Center. 'The players feed off that,' the Chicago Bulls center says....

The Chicago Bulls return to the United Center for their home opener Friday night, and center Nikola Vuevi is ready for the "real" Bulls experience....

 2021-10-22 11:06 

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Alec Baldwin fired prop gun on movie set that killed cinematographer, wounded director: officials...

Actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a movie set and killed the cinematographer, authorities said. The director of the Western being filmed was also wounded....

 2021-10-22 11:05 

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Speak Out: Give to one charity and you'll be flooded with requests from others; time to make Bannon spill the beans; ghost guns should have been banned long ago...

Speak Out comments submitted for publication....

 2021-10-22 11:00 

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When a doctor turns patient: For years he helped people recover from strokes, then he had one....

After having a stroke, the chief medical officer at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital has a new appreciation for the brain's "remarkable ability to reorganize and reconnect."...

 2021-10-22 11:00 

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Lake Forest High School leaders, some families continue public clash over Pritzker mask mandate: Understand the 'why' behind our efforts...

Lake Forest High School District 115 school board leaders and some members of the community -- including district families -- continue to be at odds over the public health mask mandate....

 2021-10-22 10:49 

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Intergovernmental Committee looks for new ways to serve Waukegan; 'This will get us all on the same page'...

Earlier this month, Taylor formed her Intergovernmental Committee consisting of leaders from different government bodies impacting Waukegan as a way to bring them together in one place to discuss ways to potentially work together....

 2021-10-22 10:00 

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Column: Obama Center symbolizes a great moment for Chicago — but at a cost of urban green space...

Obama Center symbolizes a great moment for Chicago — but at a cost....

 2021-10-22 10:00 

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River Grove family welcomes home body of long lost soldier killed over Germany during World War II...

On March 2, 1945, Wiemerslage and eight soldiers from his crew were headed to a bombing run in Dresden aboard their B-17G Flying Fortress when the bomber was disabled by enemy aircraft, according to the U.S. Army. Wiemerslage and six crew members died whe...

 2021-10-22 10:00 

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The time is nearing for kids to get COVID-19 vaccinations. Here are 12 tips for minimizing their pain and anxiety while getting a shot of any kind....

An estimated 28 million children nationwide are expected to soon be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-10-22 10:00 

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Endangered bumblebee is blocking Rockford airport expansion that will destroy rare prairie — but only for another week...

Bell Bowl Prairie contains at least 164 species of plants, many of which are rare, as well as rare nesting birds. But conservationists warn: 'The dozers are at the door.'...

 2021-10-22 05:05 

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Ask Amy: Memorial service brings on acute anxiety...

Dear Amy: My mother-in-law passed away last month....

 2021-10-22 05:03 

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Chris Taylor hits 3 home runs, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 11-2 rout of the Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of the NLCS...

Chris Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke loose at the plate to beat the Atlanta Braves 11-2 on Thursday night, cutting the Braves' lead to 3-2 in the best-of-seven NL Championship Series....

 2021-10-22 04:17 

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Logjam at Niles-Maine Library: board blocks director's request to fill employee vacancies...

An attempt by the top executive of the Niles-Maine District Library to fill six employee vacancies with new hires failed to receive support from a majority of the library's board of trustees this month....

 2021-10-22 04:05 

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Bernard Haitink, conductor of the CSO from 2006 to 2010, dies at 92...

Bernard Haitink, a conductor of refinement and grace, died at his home in London on Thursday. "His loss leaves an immense void in the world of music."...

 2021-10-22 03:32 

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The Chicago Blackhawks remain winless after a 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, falling to 0-4-1 on the season...

The Chicago Blackhawks added to one of the worst starts in franchise history, falling to 0-4-1 with a 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Patrick Kane night Thursday at the United Center....

 2021-10-22 03:04 

Chicago Tribune

Local scores for the Southland and the Aurora, Elgin, Naperville and Lake County areas...

Get scores from high school sports in the Southland and the Aurora, Elgin, Naperville and Lake County areas....

 2021-10-22 01:48 

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City seeks to fire Chicago police sergeant accused of arresting CTA employee for refusing to drop a misconduct complaint...

Against Chicago police Superintendent David Brown's wishes, the city will seek to fire a patrol sergeant accused of ordering the arrest of a CTA supervisor in retaliation for her complaint against one of his officers....

 2021-10-22 01:26 

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Illinois Supreme Court tosses Cook County tax on guns and ammunition...

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Cook County taxes on guns and ammunition violate the state constitution because they "directly burden a law-abiding citizen's" second amendment right to buy the items for self-defense....

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