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 2021-04-18 20:58 

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Chicago Teachers Union approves deal to reopen high schools Monday...

The agreement is a relief to Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools officials, who were hoping to avoid the kind of protracted brinksmanship in negotiations with union officials that characterized the run-up to the reopening of CPS grade schools ...

 2021-04-18 20:37 

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Broadcasting from Chicago, Alex Jones' podcasting hecklers face their foil's downward slide...

Former stand-up comedians mock Jones for a living on their podcast, Knowledge Fight....

 2021-04-18 19:27 

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Tim Anderson's 3 hits, including a leadoff home run, spark the Chicago White Sox's 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of a doubleheader...

Tim Anderson ignited the Chicago White Sox offense in the first game of Sunday's split doubleheader vs. the Boston Red Sox, homering on Tanner Houck's first pitch. Anderson went 3-for-4 to help the White Sox to a 3-2 victory at Fenway Park....

 2021-04-18 19:06 

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3 people fatally shot in Austin, Texas, emergency responders say...

Police said on Twitter that they were on the scene of an active shooting and asked nearby residents to shelter in place and avoid the area....

 2021-04-18 18:41 

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Forecasters: Chances for late-season snowfall, freezing temperatures increasing...

A cold, snowy start to the week will persist through at least Thursday, forecasters warned....

 2021-04-18 18:31 

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot calls Twitter rumors 'homophobic, racist and misogynistic'...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Sunday blasted unsubstantiated social media chatter as "homophobic, racist and misogynistic rumors" and indicated she is not resigning. "I will continue to lead a group of the willing all across our city who are about d...

 2021-04-18 18:30 

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Alma Wahlberg, mother of actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, and a regular on the reality show 'Wahlburgers,' dies at 78...

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and a regular on their reality series "Wahlburgers,4; has died, her sons said....

 2021-04-18 18:21 

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Half of US adults have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, CDC says...

Almost 130 million people 18 or older have received at least one dose of a vaccine, or 50.4% of the total adult population, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported....

 2021-04-18 17:17 

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Column: Willson Contreras has done his part. Now it's up to the rest of the Chicago Cubs to join in....

The Chicago Cubs have gotten off to a rough start offensively, but the hot hitting by catcher Willson Contreras after an incident in Milwaukee could be exactly what they needed to come out of it....

 2021-04-18 16:37 

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Salerno's in St. Charles credits customers, hard work and river site for continued success during pandemic...

People living in St. Charles regard the Fox River as an important resource, something the owner of Salerno's on the Fox on the bank of the river understood immediately....

 2021-04-18 16:02 

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Teen wanted on murder warrant in Omaha mall shooting...

A murder warrant has been issued for a teenage boy suspected in a shooting at a Nebraska mall that left one man dead and a woman injured, police said Sunday....

 2021-04-18 15:37 

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For kite lovers, sky's the limit at Oswego festival...

Oswegoland Park District celebrated the upcoming Earth Day and National Kite Month by offering a six-hour kite-flying fest....

 2021-04-18 15:04 

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Suburban pastor steps down over sex abuse allegations...

The pastor of a west suburban church has stepped aside due to allegations that he sexually abused a minor three decades ago....

 2021-04-18 14:51 

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Fauci expects decision soon on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine...

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that "a decision almost certainly will be made by Friday. I don't really anticipate that they're going to want it stretch it out a bit longer."...

 2021-04-18 14:22 

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Lauri Markkanen bounces back from a quiet stretch — 16 points, 6 rebounds — to help the Chicago Bulls snap a 5-game losing streak...

Lauri Markkanen's 16-point, 6-rebound performance was still not up to the standard expected before the start of the season, but it was crucial to helping the Chicago Bulls snap a five-game losing streak....

 2021-04-18 14:00 

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Speak Out reader opinion: There's a difference how people are treated at traffic stops...

Speak Out commenters give their views...

 2021-04-18 13:19 

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2 Minnesota Twins games postponed after 4 test positive for COVID-19: 'We're going to await further instructions'...

The Twins' games against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night and Sunday have been postponed due to Minnesota's COVID-19 problems, including at least four positive tests in the past week....

 2021-04-18 13:18 

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Look into the future: Rolling Meadows' four sophomores show what may lie ahead; Hinsdale Central's new tradition has foundation from late coach Tracey Marshall...

Rolling Meadows took Hersey to three sets on April 6, losing 25-19, 13-25, 18-25. But Rolling Meadows' blend of seniors and sophomores was able to keep Mid-Suburban East power Hersey at bay....

 2021-04-18 13:01 

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FedEx gunman legally bought 2 rifles used in mass shooting just months after police seized shotgun from him, police say...

Brandon Hole, 19, had his shotgun taken away in March 2020 after his mother raised concerns about his mental state, records show....

 2021-04-18 12:53 

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Cheaper by the dozen: Leyden extends streak of consecutive winning seasons to 12; Hersey's Ronan Wilcox breaks a record...

In the shortened boys soccer season, Leyden maintained their competitive drive to extend their streak of consecutive winning seasons to 12....

 2021-04-18 12:45 

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Republican 2024 presidential hopefuls are making early moves as Trump mulls another run...

Many Republicans with national ambitions are openly laying the groundwork for campaigns as former President Donald Trump continues to mull his own plans....

 2021-04-18 12:43 

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Black Rob, rapper and former Bad Boy artist, dies at 51...

Black Rob, the New York City rapper formerly part of Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy label, has died, according to his former label mate, Mark Curry. He was 51....

 2021-04-18 12:30 

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Column: New Comiskey Park opened 30 years ago today. Thank goodness the Chicago White Sox keep hitting the refresh button on their ballpark....

When the Chicago White Sox's home ballpark opened in 1991, it was as if the team bought an MLB stadium starter kit but skipped the fun extras. Thankfully, the venue now known as Guaranteed Rate Field has aged gracefully....

 2021-04-18 12:07 

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Kenosha County bar shooting leaves 3 people dead, 2 others injured, police say...

The shooting happened at Somers House Tavern in the Village of Somers, Kenosha County Sgt. David Wright said....

 2021-04-18 12:00 

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Brad Biggs' NFL mock draft 2.0: A handful of teams could be interested in moving up into the top 10 for a shot at a quarterback...

Things will become interesting in the NFL draft after presumptive No. 1 pick Trevor Lawrence and No. 2 Zach Wilson come off the board. A handful of teams could be interested in moving up into the top 10 for a shot at a quarterback....

 2021-04-18 11:38 

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This day in history, April 18: A devastating earthquake strikes San Francisco, followed by raging fires; estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000...

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...

 2021-04-18 11:12 

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ACM Awards to feature (most of) country music's top stars...

Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards will feature some of the genre's biggest stars, though chart-toppers like Morgan Wallen and Luke Bryan won't be in the building....

 2021-04-18 10:00 

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Landmarks: Two Southland productions highlight the tragic story of Illinois women whose company killed them with radium...

There's a monument to Catherine Donohue and other so-called Radium Girls in Ottawa, an Illinois River town on the way to Starved Rock State Park. But elsewhere, the story of a company that hired only women and then poisoned many of them to death isn&#...

 2021-04-18 10:00 

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Letters: If you care about live music and the performing arts, get vaccinated...

Until the COVID-19 infection rate drops to an insignificant level, the performing arts will not return. Live music and theater will be the very last to open back up. Please get vaccinated....

 2021-04-18 10:00 

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Picking the right tree or shrub for your garden can be tricky. Here are tips to keep in mind....

Trees and shrubs will grow and change as they settle into your garden or yard, so choosing one that will be a good long-term fit is vital....

 2021-04-18 05:05 

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Ask Amy: Newly married couple nurses gift-grudge...

My partner of 28 years and I decided to finally marry (at age 70) last December....

 2021-04-18 03:30 

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Blue Island woman dies after being struck by car...

Walker was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, and later died from her injuries, Farr said...

 2021-04-18 03:25 

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Beverly residents bring their Black Lives Matter protest to 103rd and Western...

There was plenty of noise as cars and trucks drove by the busy intersection and honked in support of this Black Lives Matter protest....

 2021-04-18 02:47 

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After a season of an empty Soldier Field, the Chicago Fire welcome fans for their 2-2 draw against the New England Revolution in their MLS season opener...

The return of fans to Soldier Field — more than a year in the making for the Chicago Fire — was special for fans hoping for a sense of normalcy. The Fire and New England Revolution played to a 2-2 draw in the season opener Saturday....

 2021-04-18 02:27 

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Malcolm Subban pitches his 2nd shutout of the season in the Chicago Blackhawks' 4-0 bounce-back win over the Detroit Red Wings...

The Chicago Blackhawks concluded their season series against the Detroit Red Wings with six wins in eight games, pulling together a 4-0 win as Malcolm Subban notched his second shutout of the season....

 2021-04-18 01:22 

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'It was really a traumatizing thing': Woman recounts being carjacked in Wicker Park with 2-year-old daughter in backseat...

A 32-year-old woman recounts being carjacked with her 2-year-old daughter in the backseat as they waited to pick her husband up from work Wednesday night in Wicker Park....

 2021-04-18 01:12 

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Charles Geschke, founder of Adobe and developer of PDFs, dies at age 81...

Charles "Chuck" Geschke — the co-founder of the major software company Adobe Inc. who helped develop Portable Document Format technology, or PDFs — died at age 81....

 2021-04-18 00:52 

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1 killed, another wounded in Omaha mall shooting that sends shoppers running...

A shooting at a Nebraska mall left one person dead and another wounded. Authorities believe the shooting at Westroads Mall in Omaha was an isolated incident....

 2021-04-18 00:10 

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Chicago White Sox surrender 4 runs in the 8th inning and fall 7-4 to the Boston Red Sox in series opener at Fenway Park...

Chicago White Sox starter Dylan Cease returned from a short stint on the injured list, but did not factor in the decision in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Marwin Gonzalez broke a 3-all tie with a solo home run off reliever ...

 2021-04-17 23:15 

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No criminal charges but other consequences still possible from Daniel Prude death...

Disciplinary charges are still possible against the officers, lawyers for Prude's estate have filed a civil lawsuit and a federal civil rights action also is possible....

 2021-04-17 22:40 

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Frost, then snow by Tuesday? Mother Nature reminds us it's Chicago....

A late-season snow system may make its way into the area Monday night into Tuesday when temperatures drop and frost moves in, forecasters warned....

 2021-04-17 22:37 

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Chicago man sentenced to 17 years for 2018 vehicular hijacking at Oakbrook Center...

A 29-year-old Chicago man, Darnell Anderson, has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for a 2018 carjacking at Oakbrook Center in Oak Brook....

 2021-04-17 22:20 

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Trent Frazier is returning to Illinois for another season, and the Illini land transfer Alfonso Plummer — who averaged 13.6 points for Utah in 2020-21...

Illinois guard Trent Frazier on Saturday announced he is returning for his final season of eligibility, and Utah guard Alfonso Plummer is joining the Illini as a transfer. The news brings into better focus Illinois' 2021-22 roster....

 2021-04-17 22:08 

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Swiss billionaire drops out of bid for Tribune Publishing but Baltimore hotel exec still committed: source...

Swiss billionaire Hansjrg Wyss has dropped out of a bid to buy Tribune Publishing, but his partner in that effort remains committed to purchasing the Chicago-based newspaper chain, according to a source close to the situation....

 2021-04-17 22:00 

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Chicago White Sox left fielder Andrew Vaughn adds playing in front of the Green Monster to his list of rookie experiences: 'It's humbling, you get to be here and be on the big stage'...

Chicago White Sox rookie left fielder Andrew Vaughn is learning with each new experience. Saturday, that meant playing in front of Green Monster in left field at Fenway Park....

 2021-04-17 21:35 

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Armed patrol group tries to keep the peace in Minneapolis as protests intesify...

Hundreds of people have gathered outside the Brooklyn Center police station every night since Sunday, when former Officer Kim Potter shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop....

 2021-04-17 20:31 

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Hard to watch, hard to turn away: Key moments in the Derek Chauvin trial...

The Derek Chauvin trial, and its looming verdict, have attracted more attention than almost any other criminal proceeding in decades, and as it moves into the final phase....

 2021-04-17 20:30 

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Op-ed: Pharmaceutical innovation is winning the war on COVID-19. Biden shouldn't disarm...

Pharmaceutical price controls will choke off tens of billions of dollars of capital, curtailing research and preventing scores of new drugs from coming to market, writes Doug Badger in an op-ed....

 2021-04-17 20:08 

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Can the COVID-19 vaccine protect me against virus variants?...

Fear and confusion about the rise of variants have muddled the message. Here are answers to common questions....

 2021-04-17 20:03 

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Electrial issue possible cause for fire in O'Hare walkway famous for bright colored lights...

A fire broke out in a well-known underground walkway at O'Hare International Airport Saturday morning....

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