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Concerns remain as Illinois prepares to switch DCFS youth to new healthcare program

Concerns remain as Illinois prepares to switch DCFS youth to new healthcare program

13 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - There are major concerns as the State of Illinois prepares to switch youth from the Department of Children and Family Services into a new healthcare program. The Cook...
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Underwood excited to have Dosunmu, Cockburn return

Underwood excited to have Dosunmu, Cockburn return

35 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Illinois' prospects for the upcoming college basketball season got a lot better in the last week. Guard Ayo Dosunmu and Center Kofi Cockburn both decided to return to Champaign...
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Illinois Chamber of Commerce study forecasts job cuts to women and minorities, shrinking economy with graduated income tax. Advocates say not so fast

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Illinois Chamber of Commerce, which opposes a graduated rate income tax in Illinois, releases study that forecasts bad consequences from a change
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Illinois will test athletes daily in hopes of containing the spread of the coronavirus and kicking off the football season

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Illinois athletes will be required to take daily saliva tests in addition to two PCR COVID-19 tests per week during the season.
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Study finds N95 masks can be sanitized in a rice cooker or Instant Pot, without chemicals

Study finds N95 masks can be sanitized in a rice cooker or Instant Pot, without chemicals

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Highly sought-after N95 masks can be effectively sanitized of coronavirus using the dry heat of a common electric cooker, according to a new study from...
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The Spin: Is Kanye West getting a GOP boost in Illinois? | Rahm Emanuel's November crystal ball | Illinois extends unemployment benefits 20 weeks, may have overpaid gig workers

5 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's daily politics newsletter.
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Flying anchor kills Illinois man on Lake of the Ozarks

5 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Craig Gathmann, 55, was driving his speed boat with the anchor still in the water when rope tension caused it to fly into the air.
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Illinois is extending unemployment benefits by 20 weeks. Meanwhile, some gig workers are learning they've been overpaid

6 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

Illinois extended jobless benefits another 20 weeks as laid off workers continued to struggle with the claims process, including some who say they have to return funds because...
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Map: Where to buy legal weed in Chicago and across Illinois

7 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Now that recreational pot is legal in Illinois, these are the places that are able to sell it.
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Illinois trucking company won't deliver to cities who defund police

Illinois trucking company won't deliver to cities who defund police

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

SUMMIT, Ill. - An Illinois trucking company will no longer make shipments to cities that are calling to defund or disband police departments. Mike Kucharski, of Summit-based...
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Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty has won the Tennessee Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat behind the endorsement of President Donald Trump. Read more ...

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Former Trinity star Rondale Moore declares for 2021 NFL Draft

Former Trinity star Rondale Moore declares for 2021 NFL Draft

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15-year-old Glenbard South student found stabbed in the chest: police

15-year-old Glenbard South student found stabbed in the chest: police

GLENVIEW, Ill. - Glenview police are investigating the village's first murder since 2004 after a 15-year-old boy was found stabbed in the chest. According to the police... Read more ...