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2 dead, 5 others injured in high-speed South Side car crash

2 dead, 5 others injured in high-speed South Side car crash

22 seconds ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Two people were killed and three others were injured after a crash in the Scottsdale neighborhood. Chicago police said an 86-year-old man was driving on the 8300...
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Bourbonnais elementary school teachers go on strike

10 minutes ago   |   ABC

Elementary school teachers in Bourbonnais in Kankakee County are going on strike.
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Broadband mapping money needs to be in New York budget, Assemblyman says

18 minutes ago   |   Times Union

Former President Donald Trump may have saved Gov. Andrew Cuomo from having to spend millions of dollars in his $193 billion state budget plan. But not everyone is happy about...
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Mold, structural issues cause Fayetteville elementary school to close

Mold, structural issues cause Fayetteville elementary school to close

22 minutes ago   |   WRAL

While several school systems in our area make plans to reopen, Cumberland County is looking to permanently shut one of it's schools down.
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A New League's Shot at the N.C.A.A.: $100,000 Salaries for High School Players

30 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The Overtime Elite league proposes that providing a salary and a focus toward a pro career might be more appealing than college basketball's biggest programs.
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Decision time: NC Board of Education vote coming on return to in-person learning

Decision time: NC Board of Education vote coming on return to in-person learning

36 minutes ago   |   WRAL

On Thursday, the North Carolina Board of Education will choose whether to follow the advice of school leaders and Gov. Roy Cooper to push for a return to in-person learning.
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Insurance Claim Data Show How Much Teen Mental Health Has Suffered During the U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic

36 minutes ago   |   Time

As early as last spring, psychologists were warning that even as children and teens were spared most of the physical impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the shuttering of schools...
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For Emmaus students, making a candle is a lesson in toxicology, sustainability, design and marketing and part of a hands-on learning program

42 minutes ago   |   The Morning Call

Emmaus High School's new Jasper Learning Initiative put more of an emphasis on student-driven learning and learning through projects than tests.
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When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

54 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long. The Pfizer...
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The Deficit Hawks That Make Moderate Democrats Cower

54 minutes ago   |   The New Republic

This week, the first true headline-grabbing legislative battle of the Biden administration and the Democratic Congress has begun as the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package...
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When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

NEW YORK - When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long. The Pfizer... Read more ...

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has had a successful heart procedure in a London hospital Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly... Read more ...

More vaccine appointments opening Thursday in Chicago, Des Plaines

More vaccine appointments opening Thursday in Chicago, Des Plaines

CHICAGO - More vaccination appointments will be available starting Thursday at two different locations. Starting Thursday afternoon, people will be able to start booking their... Read more ...

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

It said he is expected to remain in the hospital for "treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days.” Read more ...

2 arrested in New Zealand for online threats to Christchurch mosques which...

2 arrested in New Zealand for online threats to Christchurch mosques which saw deadly white supremacist attack in 2019

Police in New Zealand have detained two individuals accused of making online threats against two Mosques in the city of Christchurch, both of which were the scene of the... Read more ...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing... Read more ...

South Korea's first known transgender soldier found dead

South Korea's first known transgender soldier found dead

South Korea's first known transgender soldier - who was discharged from the military last year - was found dead in her home on Wednesday, officials said. Byun Hui-su was found... Read more ...

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

The Pacers backup guard did something no other NBA player had done, officially, in 48 years. Read more ...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by winter storm

The entity delivering power to most of Texas has decided to fire its CEO, as it faces criticism for failing to prepare the power grid for last month's winter storm and leaving... Read more ...