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Cleveland Indians 1B Yu Chang receives racist tweets after making an error in a loss to the Chicago White Sox

13 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Indians first baseman Yu Chang shared some racist tweets he received after making a costly error in Monday night's game in Chicago.
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Mayor Lightfoot announces new Medal of Honor, recognizing those who made impact during Chicago COVID-19 pandemic

13 minutes ago   |   ABC

Mayor Lori Lightfoot will announce the Mayor's Medal of Honor Tuesday, recognizing those who made an impact during the pandemic.
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CPD bomb squad investigating possible grenade found in Austin

31 minutes ago   |   ABC

Chicago police and fire officials are investigating after a possible grenade was found in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
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Decisions Await Regarding Three High-Profile Chicago Cubs' Players

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Javier Baez, Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo are three highly regarded Chicago Cubs players with contracts expiring after this season. Contract decisions regarding each player...
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Naperville-based hub88 acquired by fellow tech incubator 1871

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 is acquiring its Naperville counterpart known as hub88.
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Cook, Lake counties in Illinois, state of Indiana to pause use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports of blood clots

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   6 articles

A number of health departments across the Chicago area, including Cook and Lake counties in Illinois and the state of Indiana, have announced that they will be pausing the use...
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Mobile barbecue business, serving up Chicago-style smoked meats, opening first brick-and-mortar eatery in Bethlehem

2 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

A popular Lehigh Valley mobile barbecue business is expanding to include its first fast-casual restaurant later this spring in Bethlehem.
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Chicago police release images of suspects in Nordstrom burglary on Mag Mile

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Chicago police have released surveillance images of the people suspected in the burglary at the Michigan Avenue Nordstrom store.
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Chicago food tech startup gets $70 million in funding to keep the world's bananas and avocados fresher longer

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

Hazel Technologies, a Chicago-based food tech startup that keeps bulk produce fresh with a small drop-in packet, received $70 million in funding to grow its business...
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PHT Morning Skate: NHL trade deadline grades; Did Bruins do enough?

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Tuesday's collection of links.
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COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 430 cases, one death

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 430 cases, one death

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New schedule for Red Sox-Twins series announced after game postponed for...

New schedule for Red Sox-Twins series announced after game postponed for safety concerns

Tuesday's game will be played at 2:10 p.m. ET. Wednesday's first game will begin at 2:10 p.m. ET, with the rescheduled Monday game beginning about 30 minutes after the first... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson on pause: What to do if you have appointment in Ohio...

Johnson & Johnson on pause: What to do if you have appointment in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana

Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana health officials have all recommended pausing the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Read more ...

Over 50 protesters arrested during second night of violence in Minnesota

Over 50 protesters arrested during second night of violence in Minnesota

Minnesota police arrested more than 50 protesters and looters during the second night of violence over the deadly shooting of Daunte Wright - with a TV reporter forced to flee... Read more ...

White House: J&J pause won't have 'significant impact' on vaccination pace

White House: J&J pause won't have 'significant impact' on vaccination pace

Federal health agencies' recommended pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine won't have a “significant impact” on the Biden administration's vaccination... Read more ...

Veterans of color say video of police pepper-spraying a Black Army officer...

Veterans of color say video of police pepper-spraying a Black Army officer shows that not even a military uniform is protection from police violence

Summary List Placement A video of police officers holding a uniformed Black US Army soldier at gunpoint and pepper spraying him during a traffic stop in Windsor, Virginia is a... Read more ...

What We Know About Kim Potter: Cop Who Couldn't Determine Gun From Taser...

What We Know About Kim Potter: Cop Who Couldn't Determine Gun From Taser After Fatally Shooting Daunte Wright

On Monday night, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension identified the officer who shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center on Sunday. BCA officials... Read more ...

Will Smith Pulls Film Out Of Georgia, Ignoring Post-Reconstruction Era...

Will Smith Pulls Film Out Of Georgia, Ignoring Post-Reconstruction Era Lessons In His Docuseries ‘Amend'

Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua pulled their movie out of Georgia in protest of the state's new voting law. Described as a big-budget slave thriller, “Emancipation” was... Read more ...

Following CDC and FDA recommendations, NH pauses distribution of Johnson &...

Following CDC and FDA recommendations, NH pauses distribution of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

The state of New Hampshire announced Tuesday it is pausing distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control... Read more ...

Chauvin trial: Defense set to start presenting its case

Chauvin trial: Defense set to start presenting its case

MINNEAPOLIS - The defense for a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death was set to start presenting its case Tuesday. NewsNation will provide live... Read more ...