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Column: We love our Chicago thunderstorms, except when they take our trees

6 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

In the whiplash of a thunderstorm a few days ago, a big old tree crashed down on the Buddha heads along Chicago's lakefront. This was a little bit north of Fullerton Avenue...
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Lunchbreak: Beet & Grapefruit Salad

18 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Erika Schlick, The Trail To Health Event: Global Lyme Alliance 3 rd Annual Sub Lyme Soiree Thursday, August 22 5:30 p.m. Venue West - 221 N. Paulina St., Chicago Tickets More...
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Frank Reich reverses course, most Colts starters sit this week

36 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

Colts head coach Frank Reich had planned to play his starters in the team's third preseason game of the summer, but he said on Wednesday that he's had a change of heart. The...
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Possible Cougar Sighting In Bloomington

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Suspected cougar sightings have Bloomington residents on edge. Residents of the 102nd Street and Chicago Avenue area have reported seeing a large cat twice in the...
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PSA: It's not just you, Twitter is down for a lot of people

PSA: It's not just you, Twitter is down for a lot of people

2 hours ago   |   iMore

What you need to know As of August 21, Twitter is down for users in the UK, India, and Japan. There are also outages throughout the U.S. Currently no word as to when things...
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Loyola-Chicago Celebrates Sister Jean's 100th Birthday

3 hours ago   |   SI   |   2 articles

The birthday wishes poured in for Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt.
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RallySquirrel Works In Twins' Favor Tuesday Night Against White Sox

3 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Last summer, it was the raccoon climbing a St. Paul building. Now, we're talking about a squirrel at Target Field. The umpire had to stop play Tuesday night when...
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Loyola's Sister Jean celebrates 100th birthday

3 hours ago   |   ESPN   |   2 articles

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt turned 100 on Wednesday and is being celebrated in Chicago with various exhibits.
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Chicago police to unveil new Samsung technology for pilot program

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Chicago police will showcase new technology designed to give officers who are on patrol better resources.
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Matt Nagy: We gave Tarik Cohen “a little bit too much” at times last season

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Bears found a lot of ways to use running back Tarik Cohen last season and that creativity paid off with 1,169 yards from scrimmage, an average of 12.5 yards per punt return...
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Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

The smoke has reached one city more than 1,700 miles away, even making it pitch black during the day apparently due to smoke and ash. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child detention

The Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement and replace it with rule that could hold migrant children, parents longer. Read more ...

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

A recently passed bipartisan budget agreement is expected to push the national deficit above $1 trillion next year. The Congressional Budget Office significantly raised its... Read more ...

Mayfield 'clears air' with Giants QB Jones after comments

Mayfield 'clears air' with Giants QB Jones after comments

BEREA, Ohio - Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield reached out to Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones after making some biting comments about the first-round pick in an interview. Read more ...

Every single 'Spider-Man' movie, ranked by critics

Every single 'Spider-Man' movie, ranked by critics

On Tuesday, it was announced that "Spider-Man" could be leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe after a deal between Sony and Marvel fell through. There have been multiple... Read more ...

Mario Williams caught on video allegedly sneaking into ex's apartment

Mario Williams caught on video allegedly sneaking into ex's apartment

Former NFL No. 1 draft pick Mario Williams is facing trespassing charges after allegedly trying to enter his ex-girlfriend's apartment using a pilfered garage-door opener and... Read more ...

Gennady Golovkin, Sergiy Derevyanchenko agree to Oct. 5 title bout

Gennady Golovkin, Sergiy Derevyanchenko agree to Oct. 5 title bout

The fight at Madison Square Garden in New York will be for the vacant IBF middleweight title, stripped from Canelo Alvarez on Aug. 1. Read more ...

New Trump Policy Would Permit Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Families, Children

New Trump Policy Would Permit Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Families, Children

The new policy would end the Flores Settlement and allow the government to hold families with children without a deadline, in a change from the way cases are handled today. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...