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Chicago firefighters, Lightfoot agree on tentative short-term contract with $95 million in back pay

42 seconds ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has reached a tentative agreement with Chicago firefighters on a union contract that includes $95 million in back pay, her administration said.
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Chicago removes 3 states from emergency travel order

Chicago removes 3 states from emergency travel order

4 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The City of Chicago has removed three states from its emergency travel order. According to the city's website , Iowa, Kansas and Utah are no longer listed on the...
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Are Racial Attitudes Really Changing? Some Black Activists Are Skeptical

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

For community activists on the South Side of Chicago, words are insufficient, and an embrace of the Black Lives Matter movement requires caring for communities that both...
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Mike Clevinger flew with Indians after violating coronavirus protocol

Mike Clevinger flew with Indians after violating coronavirus protocol

44 minutes ago   |   New York Post

The Indians are running out of pitchers they can trust. Cleveland's Mike Clevinger will not make his scheduled start Tuesday against the Cubs, becoming the second pitcher in as...
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Road trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the Social Justice and Play it Loud exhibits

Road trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the Social Justice and Play it Loud exhibits

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is ready to reopen with the following in place: CLEan Committed including daily continuous cleaning Hand sanitizing stations throughout the museum...
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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here's what's happening Tuesday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
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‘It almost sounded like a hurricane': Derecho weather events in the Chicago area since 1965

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

What is a derecho? This type of weather event is a widespread summer storm capable of traveling thousands of miles with hurricane-force winds of up to 100 mph. A Spanish word...
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Chicago politician calls mayor ‘unprepared', wants to call in the feds

Chicago politician calls mayor ‘unprepared', wants to call in the feds

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

If "unprepared" Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot can't get crime under control, the feds must be called in to help, a Windy City politician is urging in the aftermath of a chaotic...
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Chicago Scholars helps high school, college students navigate e-learning

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Chicago Scholars has been around since 1996, but they admit this year will be very different from years past.
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Chicago cleans up after looting devastates Michigan Avenue, Loop, Gold Coast; More than 100 arrested, police say

4 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Communities focus on cleanup after thousands converged on downtown Chicago area overnight Sunday looting stores, fighting with police, and causing widespread property damage.
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

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Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

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Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you've got a mound of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt says he's seen hammerheads and tiger sharks many times, but this is the first time he's ever seen a great white shark. Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19...

‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19 pandemic spoiled ‘very good relationship' with China's Xi

US President Donald Trump has said that his feelings towards his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, have soured due to the coronavirus pandemic, adding that the pair used to... Read more ...

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has been abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing... Read more ...