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  1. Some hotels ratify contracts, 17 still have workers on strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Curbed

    Kimpton hotel workers ratified a contract over the weekend, according to the Chicago Tribune , shortly after Marriott International reached an agreement as well. That means 17 downtown hotels are still experiencing a strike.

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  2. 49th District candidates talk taxes, term limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Aurora Republican Tonia Khouri, left, and West Chicago Democrat Karina Villa, right, are candidates vying to represent the 49th Illinois House District. Two candidates vying to represent the 49th Illinois House District have different ideas for solving the state's fiscal problems.

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  3. Hit-and-Run Driver Kills 67-Year-Old Man Near North Shore Channel TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Streets Blog Chicago

    A hit-and-run-driver struck and killed a 67-year-old man on a bike Sunday afternoon near the North Shore Channel Trail's crossing of Devon Avenue, in the Pulaski Park neighborhood. It was the 6th deadly bike collision in Chicago this year.

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  4. The longtime Chicago towing company lost its license this week.Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Some Chicago drivers who have had their cars towed got a little victory this week after the Illinois Commerce Commission, a state oversight agency, revoked the license of Lincoln Towing Service. The ICC has received thousands of complaints about the company over the years.

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  5. Hard red wheat bids rise in Western CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Western Producer

    ... by 10.25 U.S. cents from the previous week. The Kansas City hard red winter wheat futures, which are now traded in Chicago, are more closely linked to CPRS in Canada. The December Kansas City wheat contract was quoted at US$5.2525 per bushel on Sep. ...

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  6. Mayor Emanuel and CPS Announce Highest-Ever College Enrollment Rate...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | City of Chicago

    With Chicago students' academics improving across the board, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools announced today that more students are enrolling in college than ever before, with 64.6 percent of the Class of 2017 graduates enrolling in a two-year or four-year college a 20 percent increase from 2010 when the college enrollment rate was 53.7 percent. This is the highest year-over-year improvement since 2010, with an increase of 4.8 percentage points from 2016 when 59.8 percent of CPS graduates enrolled in college.

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  7. MN: Additional Twin Cities-Chicago Rail Service Viable, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    Sept. 24--Adding a second daily passenger train between St. Paul's Union Depot and downtown Chicago, a proposal that has been bandied about for many years, would likely cost from $137 million to $169 million. But it's unclear at this point how the project would be funded, and by whom, says a new study.

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  8. 18 Convictions Overturned in Cases Tied to Disgraced CopRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

    It's the second round of mass exonerations linked to a rogue unit of Chicago police officers, and NBC 5 Investigates' Phil Rogers has the latest on the case. In an extraordinary move, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx did something Monday which isn't often done in Chicago's criminal justice system.

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  9. The Comrades' Midwest Premiere Of Political Drama Warrior Class Starts October 11Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Comrades are pleased to launch their 2018-19 season with the Midwest premiere of Kenneth Lin's political drama WARRIOR CLASS, directed by Carol Ann Tan playing October 11 - November 11, 2018 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is Saturday, October 13 at 8 pm.

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  10. BWW Review: Shiri Maimon Gives all her Heart to Broadway in CHICAGORead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    With a long list of career achievements as a singer and actress, both on TV, theatre and performing live around the world, it's only natural that being the first Israeli actress to take over a leading role on Broadway, specifically in its longest running American musical, Chicago , is the latest addition to Shiri Maimon's highly impressive resume. The musical, based on the 1926 Maurine Dallas Watkins Broadway play under the same name, is set in Chicago 's 1920's and tells about its corrupted criminal justice system through the connected stories of the two murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart.

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  11. Wilmette man uncovers late Victorian era glass plate negatives, offering a peek into 1885 ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Charles Spaak, left, with his brother Axel, believed to be taken about 1896 in their apartment on the 1000 block of Seminary in Chicago. Charles Spaak, left, with his brother Axel, believed to be taken about 1896 in their apartment on the 1000 block of Seminary in Chicago.

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  12. 2 actresses who lived in the Chicago area land boss roles on 'Chicago' showsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Northwestern University alumna Heather Headley stars on "Chicago Med," while Anne Heche, who attended Francis W. Parker School in Lincoln Park, makes her debut Wednesday on "Chicago P.D." Northwestern University alumna Heather Headley stars on "Chicago Med," while Anne Heche, who attended Francis W. Parker School in Lincoln Park, makes her debut Wednesday on "Chicago P.D." Two actresses who studied in the Chicago area play the new bosses on NBC's "Chicago Med" and "Chicago P.D." Anne Heche, who attended Francis W. Parker School in Lincoln Park, makes her debut as Deputy Superintendent Katherine Brennan on Wednesday's Season 6 premiere of "P.D." On "Med," Northwestern University alumna Heather Headley plays hospital chief operating officer Gwen Garrett in a recurring role.

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  13. Hedge fund pushes Sears to restructure debt, sell off assets, as part of turnaround effortRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    The Sears store at the Six Corners intersection of Irving Park Road, Cicero and Milwaukee avenues in Chicago is seen July 13, 2018, shortly before it closed. The Six Corners location was the last Sears store within Chicago city limits.

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  14. Kitschy Modern Diner Hash House A Go Go Appears Shuttered in the Gold CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Eater

    - The Chicago location of kitschy all-day spot Hash Hash House A Go Go appears to be shuttered. Its Facebook page is now listed as "permanently closed," the location has been removed from its website , a Yelper also notes its shuttered for good , and ...

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  15. Court upholds 15-year term for crash that killed 13-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... pursuit began after Howard's girlfriend, Jessica S. Pichon of Danville, Illinois , stole a case of beer from an East Chicago supermarket.

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  16. Bob Habeeb Launches New Management CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    Industry veteran Bob Habeeb announced today the launch of his new Chicago-based hotel and restaurant management company, Maverick Hotels & Restaurants . With a particular focus on unique, lifestyle hotels, Maverick also announced that it will develop and manage the seven-story, 222-room Curio Hotel on Chicago's Navy Pier Hotel, which recently celebrated its groundbreaking.

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  17. 'ChiHards' clearing their Wednesday nights for the 'Chicago' showsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Yaya DaCosta of "Chicago Med" ; Kara Killmer of "Chicago Fire"; Dick Wolf, executive producer of the "Chicago" shows; Brian Tee of "Med"; Annie Ilonzeh of "Fire"; and Jon Seda of "Chicago P.D." attend "One Chicago Day" in Chicago on Sept. 10. Yaya DaCosta of "Chicago Med" ; Kara Killmer of "Chicago Fire"; Dick Wolf, executive producer of the "Chicago" shows; Brian Tee of "Med"; Annie Ilonzeh of "Fire"; and Jon Seda of "Chicago P.D." attend "One Chicago Day" in Chicago on Sept.

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  18. 5 wacky, wonderful Chicago homes: 'I just look at it as art'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    We scoured the city and found five of the most elaborately decorated homes in Chicago, including a leopard print home in Rogers Park to over-the-top gardens in the Ravenswood and Lakewood Balmoral neighborhoods. Over time, everyone makes their house a home - hanging art, framing family photos, filling in the nooks and crannies with keepsakes and memories.

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  19. Happy Underground and Otherworld Theatre Present Secret OriginsRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Performances begin this week for Happy Underground and Otherworld Theatre's co-production, Secret Origins, an improvised superhero event directed by Justin Parlette. Performances are every Friday at 10:00 pm; September 28, 2018 - October 26, 2018 in Otherworld's Bradbury space, 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613.

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  20. The Cognac Classic Crawl Heads to Chicago and Los Angeles in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... cities. The U.S. continues to be Cognac's top export market, with 205.9 million bottles shipped in 2017-2018. In Chicago, participating bars include Broken Shaker, Drumbar, Good Measure, Sportsman's Club and Vol. 39. In Los Angeles, Bar Clacson, ...

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