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Chicago launches investigation into El Milagro for alleged labor standard violations

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Workers in Little Village walked off the job last month, and accuse the company of unfair and unsafe work practices.
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Bill would remove 'conscience' as basis for refusing vaccine

Bill would remove 'conscience' as basis for refusing vaccine

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois law has for more than four decades protected those who oppose providing or receiving medical treatment because of their religious beliefs. Now...
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Education, Inflation, Crime Become Top Issues in Virginia

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

It's hard to believe it's almost been a year since the 2020 presidential election. And in just a few short weeks, the focus will already turn to the 2022 midterms, where...
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Column: Tony La Russa is set to return as Chicago White Sox manager in 2022: ‘We're making plans, talking about next year, absolutely.'

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa confirmed the obvious: He'll be back in 2022 and already is thinking about next season. "There isn't anything that's not fixable, so I'm...
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Chicago FOP to ask judge to block COVID vaccine mandate at hearing Thursday

2 hours ago   |   ABC

The fight over Chicago's vaccine mandate continues Thursday.
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Mayor Frey Faces Minneapolis Voters With Future Of Policing At Top Of Mind

3 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey was the face of the city through some of its darkest days - the death of George Floyd under an officer's knee last year and rioting...
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Thursday Forecast: Scattered morning showers, windy

Thursday Forecast: Scattered morning showers, windy

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Today : Scattered morning showers, becoming steady and widespread rain. ESE/ENE 10-20, G30. Air quality is good for Chicago today. High: 54 Tonight : Rainy and windy. E/NE...
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The Electric Vehicle Revolution Needs a Recycling Revolution, Too

The Electric Vehicle Revolution Needs a Recycling Revolution, Too

4 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Late last June, a fire broke out at an abandoned paper mill in the small town of Morris about 60 miles south of Chicago. The firefighters who rushed to the scene discovered its...
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Kyle Beach reveals he was sexually assaulted by a Chicago Blackhawks coach in 2010

Kyle Beach reveals he was sexually assaulted by a Chicago Blackhawks coach in 2010

4 hours ago   |   NPR

Beach was a new player with the Blackhawks when he said he was sexually assaulted by a team coach. The team did nothing about it for weeks. Beach came forward publicly for the...
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First Covid raised the murder rate. Now it's changing the politics of crime

First Covid raised the murder rate. Now it's changing the politics of crime

4 hours ago   |   Politico

ATLANTA - Volkan Topalli had just purchased two bags of potting soil at a Buckhead Home Depot when he heard a commotion. A fight that broke out at a neighboring pool party was...
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Confusing things you never noticed while watching 'Hocus Pocus'

Confusing things you never noticed while watching 'Hocus Pocus'

Even the most loyal fans miss a few details here and there. Read more ...

30 years later: Remembering the 'Perfect Storm' of Oct. 1991

30 years later: Remembering the 'Perfect Storm' of Oct. 1991

The 1991 Perfect Storm was also known as the Halloween Nor'easter of 1991. Read more ...

Biden Unveils New Social Spending Proposal-Here's What Remains After $2...

Though still massive, the package falls incredibly short of the president's $3.5 trillion ambitions. Read more ...

Garland defends school violence memo against GOP criticism

WASHINGTON - Attorney General Merrick Garland defended a Justice Department memo aimed at combating threats and violence against teachers, administrators and other school... Read more ...

Watch: Train Cars Carrying Ethanol Tumble In Front Of Stopped Cars In...

Watch: Train Cars Carrying Ethanol Tumble In Front Of Stopped Cars In Southern Minnesota Town

MINNEAPOLIS - Officials in southern Minnesota say a train carrying ethanol derailed Wednesday afternoon, with about eight cars running off the tracks. The Martin County... Read more ...

Three things to know: Preseason title favorites Nets, Lakers continue to stumble

Also, the NBA's new foul rules are working perfectly. Read more ...

Rainy Saturday but Halloween night should clear up

Rainy Saturday but Halloween night should clear up

Kevin Skarupa has an early look at the weekend forecast. Read more ...

Jalen Hurts: Joe Flacco's mentorship meant a lot to me

The Eagles traded Joe Flacco to the Jets this week, meaning starting quarterback Jalen Hurts no longer has the veteran mentor he's relied on this season. Hurts said after the... Read more ...

Yoko Taro Foresees the End of Video Games As We Know Them

The mind behind iconic titles like Nier: Automata and Drakengard tells WIRED about his inspirations-and how AI plays a role in the future of game design. Read more ...

Biden releases slimmed-down $1.75 trillion spending framework, cutting...

President Joe Biden. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Joe Biden struck a $1.75 trillion deal with centrist holdouts Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema. It's far less than many Democrats... Read more ...