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  1. Midwest women join climate change group in AntarcticaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    "Chicago is the coldest place I've ever been," said Jing Hu , who came from southern China to do her postdoctoral work in materials science at Argonne National Laboratory outside Chicago. So she is "excited and terrified" about spending three weeks in Antarctica, among almost 100 women in STEMM fields who were recently announced as fellows in the Homeward Bound program to raise awareness of climate change and promote the role of female scientists, engineers and other experts in addressing it.

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  2. Disney superfan from Naperville scores worldwide trip with Ginger Zee, visiting 6 resorts in 7 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Ginger Zee to six of the Disney resorts around the world as part of Mickey Mouse's 90th celebration. (ABC) As Chicago prepares for its 27th annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, of which Mickey and Minnie Mouse are the grand marshals, one ...

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  3. Chicago man takes plea deal in 7-Eleven armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    The second Chicago man convicted in the July 2017 armed robbery of the Sycamore 7-Eleven that left a clerk with two gunshot wounds be sentenced to at least 21 years in prison Dec. 5. Tevin T. Woods, 27, of the 6000 block of South Ellis Avenue, signed an agreement Thursday to plead guilty to armed robbery and will be sentenced to anywhere from 21 to 45 years in prison, according to DeKalb County Assistant State's Attorney Suzanne Collins. Woods and DeAngelo D. Bryant, 22, of the 1100 block of West 10th Street in Chicago, were arrested about 1:30 a.m. July 25, 2017, after a single-vehicle crash near North and Indiana avenues in Elmhurst, according to court records.

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  4. 4th man charged in August attempted armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    A fourth man has been charged in connection with an Aug. 4 attempted armed robbery in the 700 block of Regent Drive in DeKalb. Wendell Eiland, 22, of Chicago, was arrested Thursday, about six weeks after a warrant with $75,000 bond was issued for his arrest Aug. 24. He's been charged with attemped armed robbery and, if convicted, could face four to 15 years in prison.

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  5. OPINION: Verdict On Midterm Elections - First Restore Integrity To The Voting ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... was "won" in notorious Cook County, Illinois, home of accused voter fraud rivaling the organized crime for which Chicago was famous, going back to Al Capone. Chicago was long governed with an iron fist by now-deceased Mayor Richard Daley. The Daley ...

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  6. Photo Flash: Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents Il TrovatoreRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Verdi's Il trovatoreopens Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7:30pm. There are seven performances November 17 - December 9 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago.

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  7. Inside the Darling, West Loop's Charming Two-Floor Performance DenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Eater

    ... an English manor-styled space, and watch an assortment of performers including magicians, drag queens, and dancers. Chicago's performing artists have a legendary work ethic, and that's impressed Darling owner Sophie Huterstein. After graduating from ...

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  8. The League Of Chicago Theatres Presents Holiday FunRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Chicago theatre community will present a wide variety of festive plays, musicals, dance and comedy offerings this Holiday season. In support, the League of Chicago Theatres will create its annual comprehensive Holiday Theatre Guide that will be available beginning in mid-November at hotels, theaters, events, and destinations across the Chicago area.

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  9. Why the Hideout is vital to Chicago's music sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... have little use for Prohibition-era taverns that have been repurposed as small-scale music venues. For the City of Chicago, however, the fate of the Hideout is a test. It would be easy to reduce this to a clich: beloved mom-and-pop rock club vs. ...

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  10. Oscar-Winning 'Butch Cassidy' Screenwriter William Goldman Dies At 87Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Motorcyclist Charged With Groping Woman As He Passed By Chicago police have arrested a man who allegedly groped a female cyclist as he rode by her on his mini-motorcycle in September in Chicago's Noble Square neighborhood. Dixon Ice Cream Shop Owner Allegedly Taped Teens And Put Their Images Into Violent Child Porn Videos An ice cream shop owner in Dixon, Ill.

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  11. 3 Legionnaires Cases Confirmed at Senior Living FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

    ... H also reported another individual was confirmed to have Legionnaires' at the Warren Barr South Loop nursing home in Chicago, the third confirmation at that complex this year.

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  12. Vikingsa Kirk Cousins learned early about football from Bears great Mike SingletaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    In 1998, when Cousins was 10, he lived in Chicago suburb Barrington, Ill., and was a die-hard Bears fan. He was excited to get the news one day that the assistant coach on his pee-wee team, the Barrington Bears, would be legendary Bears linebacker Mike Singletary.

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  13. Two West Loop apartment towers clear key City Hall voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    The sprawling Near South Side megaproject known as The 78 wasn't the only development approved on Thursday at the November meeting of the Chicago Plan Commission. City officials also awarded preliminary zoning changes supporting a pair of West Loop rental towers, approved a mixed-income development in Douglas Park, and heard a courtesy presentation regarding the University of Chicago's planned hotel.

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  14. Farm Bureau hosts bus trip to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Bureau County Republican

    The Bureau County Farm Bureau and the Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau Foundations will host a trip to Chicago on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The group will depart the Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau Building in Henry at 6:30 a.m. and the Bureau County Farm Bureau Building in Princeton at 7 a.m. They will then head up to Chicago for the day. The first stop will be the Museum of Science and Industry to view their “Christmas Around the World” display.

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  15. William 'Bill' NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    William Eugene “Bill” Nelson, 98, of Princeton passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, at Liberty Village in Princeton. The family moved to Chicago when Bill was a small child to the Logan Square neighborhood.

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  16. Holiday Hootenanny Radio Hour Present the Cricket on the MantleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Holiday Hootenanny Radio Hour is pleased to announce Nick Thornton's heart warming new radio play CRICKET ON THE MANTLE, with music directed and arranged by Mike Mazzocca , as its inaugural presentation. All proceeds from this pay what you will production will go to benefit the Chicago chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights .

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  17. Bill Daley leads in mayoral fund-raising; entire pack can't match Rahm's $12.8MRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    With three months until Chicago voters elect a successor to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the 17 announced mayoral hopefuls collectively have taken in more than $7.8 million in campaign contributions, with Bill Daley still leading the pack in fund-raising, records show. That doesn't come close to matching the $12.8 million that Emanuel has amassed since winning a second term in 2015, only to decide he won't run again next year.

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  18. The real reason Portland burger favorite Stanich's has closedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... landed on a surprise pick at No. 1. Not the burger at Raoul's in New York. Not the burger at Mott Street in Chicago. Instead, the best burger in the country was Nick's diner-style cheeseburger at Portland's pennant-strung, then-68-year-old burger ...

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  19. Chicago mayoral candidate Paul Vallas calls for 'right-sizing' CPS if electedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... or schools "on the verge of closing" could be repurposed as adult high schools funded by the state. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune) Mayoral candidate Paul Vallas released a plan Friday to "right-size" Chicago Public Schools amid declining ...

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  20. Lincoln Yards TIF deserves thorough vettingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    The Lincoln Yards land and the North Branch of the Chicago River are shown Sept. 28, 2018.

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