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2 things to look out for in your food to help shed pandemic pounds: Protein and color

1 day ago   |   ABC

A recent study found nearly half of U.S. adults packed on nearly double the "quarantine 15" and are still struggling with pandemic pounds.
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Hair Loss After Covid: What to Know

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Increased shedding after illness is not unusual. The good news is that it's most likely temporary.
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Spending on Children Surged During the Pandemic. It Didn't Last

1 day ago   |   NY Times

As programs expire, federal spending is returning to prior levels: $1 for every $6 spent on older adults.
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In China, Living Not ‘With Covid,' but With ‘Zero Covid'

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The country's strict coronavirus restrictions dictate the patterns of daily life, like waiting in line for frequent Covid tests and stocking up on extra groceries in case of...
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Lightfoot announces 12 weeks of paid parental leave for city employees

Lightfoot announces 12 weeks of paid parental leave for city employees

2 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Effective Jan. 1, 2023, all city employees will receive up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave regardless of whether they are the birthing or non-birthing parent...
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Illinois' governor race echoes U.S. abortion, crime debates

Illinois' governor race echoes U.S. abortion, crime debates

2 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker warned that his Republican opponent is a far-right politician who would take the state backward while state Sen. Darren Bailey asked...
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Stocks slide to cap 9.3% decline in September, worst month since March 2020

Stocks slide to cap 9.3% decline in September, worst month since March 2020

2 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

Wall Street closed out a miserable September on Friday with the S&P 500's worst monthly skid since March 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic crashed global markets. The...
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Half of Adults Have Heard Little or Nothing About New Covid Boosters, Survey Finds

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The latest shots, which target Omicron and its subvariants, could offer protection against a winter surge in cases. But many people are unsure if they're eligible.
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Wall Street opens lower, heading for another month of losses

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street again, on pace to close out another losing month. The S&P 500 was off 0.5% in the early going Friday. The benchmark index is heading for...
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China Gets Its First mRNA Vaccine Approval - in Indonesia

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Indonesia has cleared an mRNA Covid-19 vaccine developed by a Chinese company. But those types of shots, considered among the most effective, aren't yet available in China.
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Pats rookie QB plays firs NFL snaps, Packers win on final play

Pats rookie QB plays firs NFL snaps, Packers win on final play

The Green Bay Packers topped the New England Patriots as time expired in overtime, spoiling rookie quarterback Bailey Zappe's NFL debut. Read more ...

MMQB Awards the Best NFL Week 4 Performances

MMQB Awards the Best NFL Week 4 Performances

Saquon Barkley overtakes Nick Chubb for the rushing lead. Plus, a rookie corner gets his first pick-six against Aaron Rodgers and a Lions tight end goes off against the... Read more ...

Wisconsin fires Paul Chryst five games into eighth season; Jim Leonhard...

Wisconsin fires Paul Chryst five games into eighth season; Jim Leonhard takes over as interim coach

Chryst never had a losing season in his eight years with the Badgers, but he got off to a slow start in 2022 Read more ...

Flooding continues to increase in areas of Seminole County after Hurricane Ian

Flooding continues to increase in areas of Seminole County after Hurricane Ian

Emergency management officials say flooding continues to increase in areas near the St. Johns River, Lake Monroe, and Lake Harney. Read more ...

If Giants add any quarterbacks this week, they'll need to have a passport

Two Giants quarterbacks got injured on Sunday. Starter Daniel Jones has a sprained ankle, and backup Tyrod Taylor suffered a concussion. Per a source with knowledge of the... Read more ...

Mariners promote Justin Hollander to general manager

The Mariners announced Justin Hollander was being promoted to general manager, making official many of the responsibilities he's taken on over the past several years with the club. Read more ...

Suspect charged with murder after fatally hitting minor 3 times on Leawood...

According to records, the suspect told police that he consumed four 16-ounce beers while parked before he struck the minor while walking with his grandfather in a parking lot. Read more ...

Top 10 Week 4 Fantasy Takeaways

Top 10 Week 4 Fantasy Takeaways

Lions and Seahawks put on a show, Jonathan Taylor continues to disappoint. Week 4 of the fantasy season has been wild! Lions and Seahawks and fantasy points, oh my! Those two... Read more ...

Minkah Fitzpatrick: Steelers Are ‘Better Than' Jets Despite Loss

Minkah Fitzpatrick: Steelers Are ‘Better Than' Jets Despite Loss

The Steelers' safety was not happy following the loss to the Jets on Sunday. View the original article to see embedded media. After the Steelers' 24-20 loss to the Jets on... Read more ...

Aaron Rodgers Seemingly Curses at Packers Center vs. Patriots

Aaron Rodgers Seemingly Curses at Packers Center vs. Patriots

The four-time MVP was not happy with center Josh Myers. View the original article to see embedded media. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is known for his direct manner of... Read more ...