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Canadians Try to Solve the Enigma of Hard Butter

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

Pandemic inspired baking has helped focus national attention on a burning question: Why does Canadian butter seem so firm?
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Man Killed 3 After Early Release, Officials Say

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

An Oklahoma man whose prison sentence had been commuted cut out and cooked a woman's heart and tried to feed it to his relatives before killing two of them, the authorities said.
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Video gambling license fees temporarily halved under COVID-19 relief bundle approved by Cook County Board

14 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Video gambling license and terminal fees located in unincorporated areas of the county temporarily would be cut in half as part of a coronavirus relief package for businesses...
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The Spin: Marie Newman vs. Marjorie Taylor Greene | Madigan's successor 2.0 | Activists lambast Cook County for sending COVID-19 money to sheriff's office

16 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Chicago-Cook Workforce Partnership offers free training for construction trades, manufacturing jobs

16 hours ago   |   ABC

The Chicago-Cook Workforce Partnership has already helped thousands get placed through its free training program.
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Police: 22 'Johns' cited for buying sex following sting operation at Cook County hotel

Police: 22 'Johns' cited for buying sex following sting operation at Cook County hotel

16 hours ago   |   WGN TV

COOK COUNTY, Ill. - Authorities cited 22 men after they agreed to exchange money for sex in a sting operation, police said. Officers from the Cook County Special Victims Unit...
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Illinois administers record 130K-plus vaccines, as expansion of eligibility opens outside Chicago and Cook County

17 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A record 130,021 coronavirus vaccine doses were administered in Illinois on Wednesday, public health officials reported, reaching a statewide total of 2,440,950. The previous...
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Convicted Chicago police officer killer's parole bid no longer opposed by Kim Foxx

1 day ago   |   ABC

As a convicted killer of a Chicago police officer attends his parole hearing Thursday, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said she no longer opposes his bid.
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COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expansion starts Thursday in parts of Illinois

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expansion starts Thursday in parts of Illinois

1 day ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced that starting Thursday, edibility for the COVID-19 vaccine will expand to younger residents with certain health issues. However...
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How a TV Critic Turned to Podcasts During a Pandemic

1 day ago   |   NY Times

TV meant to be responsive to the moment seemed distant. But podcasts, with the intimate production values, felt more immediate and relevant than ever before.
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Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Says He Recommended Syria Airstrike: ‘We Know...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Says He Recommended Syria Airstrike: ‘We Know What We Hit'

Recently confirmed Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said he recommended the airstrike in Syria Thursday night that targeted the militia supported by Iran that attacked... Read more ...

Warmer this weekend with ice jam flooding possible

Warmer this weekend with ice jam flooding possible

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Man attempts to bury wife alive at California beach, cops say

Man attempts to bury wife alive at California beach, cops say

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President Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms

President Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms

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Elon Musk says SEC probe of Dogecoin tweets would be ‘awesome'

Elon Musk says SEC probe of Dogecoin tweets would be ‘awesome'

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House to vote on virus stimulus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

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Tiger Woods transferred to LA hospital after surgery

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At pivotal moment in Afghanistan war, President Biden weighs a dilemma

At pivotal moment in Afghanistan war, President Biden weighs a dilemma

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President Joe Biden has drawn praise from hawks and accusations of hypocrisy from critics after he authorized a reprisal airstrike on Syria, claiming that by bombing... Read more ...