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Letter Writing Campaign: Chicago Pitches Values Over Tax Rates To CEOs In States Facing Post-Roe Abortion Bans
In the wake of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Chicago fired off hundreds of letters Monday to Fortune 500 CEOs in states facing abortion bans, pitching the city as a more welcoming location for their businesses. The letter, which
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Chicago Indie-rock Band Así Así Emerges From The Pandemic With New Album ‘Mal De Otros’
CHICAGO — The earliest iterations of Así Así may have begun in a different country and under a different name, but this rising indie-rock four-piece is now firmly a Chicago music act. And on their debut record, “Mal de Otros,” which comes out Aug. 19
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Delia Ramirez Tops Gilbert Villegas For Congress; Jesse Jackson’s Son On Way To Clinching Nomination; Rep. Danny Davis In Tight Fight To Keep His Seat
Jonathan Jackson, son of civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson, opened a lead in a packed Democratic primary fight Tuesday night to grab the nomination to succeed U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush. Jackson’s apparent win over 16 other Democrats in the historic
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Walgreens Decides Not To Sell Its Massive Boots Business
Walgreens Boots Alliance has decided not to sell its huge United Kingdom Boots business, after months of floating the idea. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgreens began reviewing whether to sell Boots in January, but recently decided not to sell Boots o
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Lucas Giolito’s Strong Start Goes To Waste As The White Sox Fall To The Angels 4-3
Chicago White Sox starter Lucas Giolito’s best outing in a month — including back-to-back strikeouts of Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani in the fifth inning — went to waste in a 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels in front of 21,973 on Monday at Angel Sta
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‘Keep On Loving You!’ Our True Appreciation Of The Power Ballad, An Art Form Invented In Illinois
CHICAGO — Dear Illinois, I can’t fight this feeling anymore. It’s time to bring this ship into the shore, and throw away the oars. We sailed on together. We drifted apart. But I know, if the world turned upside down, I know you’d always be around. Yo
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R. Kelly Fan Charged With Threatening Federal Prosecutors In New York
CHICAGO — An avid R. Kelly fan has been arrested in the Chicago area on federal charges alleging he threatened to “storm” the U.S. attorney’s office in New York. Christopher Gunn, 39, of Bolingbrook, was charged in a criminal complaint unsealed Monda
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Artūras Karnišovas ‘Confident’ In Chicago Bulls’ Chances Of Re-signing Zach LaVine: ‘We Hope That Zach Is Here For A Long Time’
There’s only been one question in Chicago about this summer’s NBA free agency — will Zach LaVine be on the Bulls next season? That decision could be made by the end of this week as the NBA trade window opens at 5 p.m. Thursday night, at which point t
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Lake Michigan Car Ferries Make For Fun Midwest Getaways, Plus 16 Things To Do Once You Land
A spin around Lake Michigan easily exceeds 1,000 miles and 18 hours of road time when following shoreline instead of interstate. That’s no vacation for the driver, or travelers low on leisure time. Another option: Shorten the loop by using two car fe
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Tom Cruise Hot Takes: 'Days Of Thunder’ Is Better Than ‘Top Gun,' And Delivers More Reasons For A Full '90s Rewatch
“Top Gun: Maverick” is the biggest global blockbuster of Tom Cruise’s already blockbustery career. Perhaps you’ve been compelled to rewatch the original “Top Gun” from 1986 — or, depending on your generation, watch it for the first time. But me? I we
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The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Which four states border Alabama? Answer: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. A small section of its southern border also touches the Gulf of Mexico.
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Paul Sullivan: How Tony La Russa And David Ross Are Trying To Change The Script During Chicago’s Summer Of Baseball Discontent
It hasn’t exactly been the best of times for Tony La Russa and David Ross, the two baseball managers in a baseball town. Neither is a particularly good loser, yet losing has defined both of their 2022 seasons in the first three months. La Russa’s Ch
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Even Before The Primary Votes Are In, A Pitched Battle Is Brewing Over Cultural Issues Between The GOP And Democrats
CHICAGO — In the final weekend before Tuesday’s primary election, the disparity in campaigning between Republicans running for governor and the Democratic incumbent they hope to replace foreshadows a fall general election campaign in which culture wa
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Commentary: Overturning Roe V. Wade Accelerates A Return To A Dark Time In American History
Even though I’m a woman of childbearing age, I’ve been privileged enough to never have had to deal with the prospect of an unwanted pregnancy or the choice of whether to carry a pregnancy to term. But as news of the Supreme Court decision overturning
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Chicago Pride Parade Steps Off For The First Time Since 2019 Amid Concerns Over Future Of LGBTQ+ Rights
CHICAGO — With rainbow flags adorning the streets around Montrose Avenue and Broadway Street and rainbow-clad people staking claims to sidewalk spots near colorful floats, it became official: The annual Chicago Pride Parade was back. The parade was c
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Rep. Mary Miller’s ‘White Life’ Comment Is Latest Controversy In Her Short 2 Years In Congress
MENDON, Ill. — When freshman U.S. Rep. Mary Miller took to a county fair stage Saturday night to thank former President Donald Trump for appointing conservative justices who led the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade, she called it a “histo
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Chicago Cubs Rally To Win A Series Against The St. Louis Cardinals — Then The Subject Turns To Trade Speculation
ST. LOUIS — The Chicago Cubs rallied from a five-run deficit Sunday to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 in 10 innings, taking the series and ending a 17-games-in-17-day stretch with a 5-12 record. In the postgame clubhouse afterward, one of the TVs w
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1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting At WeatherTech Facility, Suspect In Custody, Cops Say
CHICAGO — A person was fatally shot and two others were wounded early Saturday at a WeatherTech facility in Bolingbrook and the suspect was in custody, according to a Bolingbrook Police Department spokesman. Shortly before 6:30 a.m., police were call
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Paul Sullivan: A Red-letter Day In Cubs History — Anthony Rizzo’s Call-up — Reminds Us Of Promises Not Kept
CHICAGO — Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the call-up of Anthony Rizzo, one of the most important days of the Chicago Cubs rebuild. “I guess we’ll be the face of the franchise — me, him and a couple other young guys in here,” shortstop Starlin C
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R. Kelly’s Summer Of Reckoning: Convicted Singer Faces Potentially Decades In Prison In New York, Jury Trial In Chicago
CHICAGO — It’s been nine months since Chicago-born R&B singer R. Kelly was last in a New York courtroom, where he was convicted by a jury after decades of allegations of sexual misdeeds. On that day in late September, Kelly, dressed in a gray suit, r
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Suspect Charged After 1 Dead, 2 Wounded At WeatherTech Facility, Police Say
CHICAGO — A 27-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder after he allegedly fatally shot one man and wounded two others, one critically, early Saturday at a WeatherTech distribution center in Bolingbrook, police said. The shooting occurr
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Editorial: The Impractical End Of Roe V. Wade
In 1973, the United States Supreme Court found constitutional protection for a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, her autonomous personhood deserving to be free from excessive governmental restriction. Some 49 years later, that same illustr
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Luke Richardson Set To Be Named Blackhawks Coach, Kickstarting New Era For Team
CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks are expected to name Montreal Canadiens assistant Luke Richardson as their new head coach, sources confirmed to the Chicago Tribune on Friday. The Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli first reported the news. Richardson, 5
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As A Kid, Danny Torres Roamed The Streets. Now Grown Up, He Makes Art That Reflects The ‘Real’ Chicago
CHICAGO — Two artists, Tony Fitzpatrick and Danny Torres, were standing in the lobby of a new building on LaSalle Street, across from a building that was once Gino’s East, now shuttered, and before that was Michael Jordan’s restaurant and long before
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With Roe Overturned, Illinois — A Midwest Refuge For Abortion Care — Prepares For Influx Of Patients From Other States
CHICAGO — Illinois’ role as a haven of abortion care in the Midwest was magnified Friday, when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a watershed decision that reverses nearly a half-century of federally protected reproductive freedoms. Roe w
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Michael Phillips: With Roe V. Wade Overturned, America Returns To An Era Of Criminalized Abortions Far Worse Than ‘Dirty Dancing’
With the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 overruling of Roe v. Wade, eliminating a woman’s constitutionally ensured right to a legal abortion, America has been presented with the trailer for the movie of its own future. It is a film promising to make the pre
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Bears Linebacker Matt Adams Arrested On A Misdemeanor Weapons Charge
CHICAGO — Bears linebacker Matt Adams was arrested Thursday night in Chicago on a misdemeanor charge of unlawful firearm possession, according to police. He also was cited for having high-capacity magazines and metal-piercing bullets, a violation of
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Abortion Profoundly Shaped The Lives And Work Of These 8 Illinois Women. Here Are Their Stories.
CHICAGO — In summer 1966, 17-year-old Leta Dally and her mother were driven by a stranger to an undisclosed location on Chicago’s South Side, where the recent high school graduate had an illegal abortion. She never knew the name of the doctor who ter
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Illinois Governor Calls Special Legislative Session On Reproductive Rights
CHICAGO — Illinois politicians reacted swiftly and along party lines to Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, with Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Democratic legislative leaders immediately announcing they plan to call a special legisl
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Ken Griffin Moving Hedge Fund Headquarters From Chicago To Miami
Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin is moving his company’s headquarters from Chicago to Miami. In a note to employees Thursday, Griffin said his investment firm, Citadel, will relocate to new headquarters in Miami’s financial district after m
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