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  1. 10 best cookbooks of the year for holiday giftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Chicago Tribune

    Ten gifts for the cooks on your list, from Cuba to Bangkok, from stir-fry to bartending. Wherever I go, when I meet someone and the conversation turns to cooking, a surprising number of people invariably reveal that they don't cook.

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  2. Would you eat a dumpling served by a robot? Chicago gets its first fully automated eateryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Chicago Tribune

    At Wow Bao's new automated restaurant in Chicago's Near North neighborhood, customers will pick up their food from cubbies with LCD screens that will display their name when an order is ready. The eatery is scheduled to open on December 1. At Wow Bao's new automated restaurant in Chicago's Near North neighborhood, customers will pick up their food from cubbies with LCD screens that will display their name when an order is ready.

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  3. Big question for U.S. cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon 's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer: Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the winning city would have to provide Amazon with generous tax breaks and other incentives that can erode a city's tax base.

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  4. Oak Forest native George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Author George Saunders of the United States with his book "Lincoln in the Bardo" during a photocall with all six shortlisted authors of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, in London, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Author George Saunders of the United States with his book "Lincoln in the Bardo" during a photocall with all six shortlisted authors of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, in London, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.

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  5. The doomed soda tax was never about our healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has confirmed what most of us suspected all along. That penny-per-ounce soda tax had nothing to do with our health.

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  6. University of Wisconsin approves free speech policy that punishes student protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    University of Wisconsin System leaders approved a policy Friday that calls for suspending and expelling students who disrupt campus speeches and presentations, saying students need to listen to all sides of issues and arguments. The Board of Regents adopted the language on a voice vote during a meeting at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie.

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  7. Productive on six hours of sleep? You're deluding yourself, expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Get some tips from sleep scientist Matthew Walker on how much sleep you should be getting and what can happen if you're not getting enough. Walker's book " Why We Need Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams," is out today.

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  8. Sessions says U.S. will intervene in campus free speech casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Decrying what he sees as political correctness run amok, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Justice Department will support students who sue universities claiming their free speech rights were violated. But during the same speech at Georgetown University 's law school, Sessions condemned the NFL players who have been exercising their freedom of expression by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games.

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  9. Right-wing firebrand plans UC Berkeley rally, even with 'Free Speech Week' events canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    In this Sept. 21, 2017 photo, a group has put up flyers and a booth on Sproul Plaza calling for protesters to "Shut Down Milo Yiannopoulos, " at the University of California, Berkeley campus.

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  10. Ann Coulter among growing list who won't attend Berkeley free speech eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    In this Sept. 21, 2017 photo, a group has put up flyers and a booth on Sproul Plaza calling for protesters to "Shut Down Milo Yiannopoulos," at the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif.

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  11. Students like free speech as long as they like the speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A group puts up flyers and a booth on Sproul Plaza calling for protesters to "Shut Down Milo Yiannopoulos," at the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif., on Sept. 21, 2017.

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  12. Why we should reject Bodega, brainchild of ex-Google employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicagoans and anyone else who has lived in a city may be confused, thinking that the bodega was invented long ago. In the mid- to late-'90s, I remember pretty distinctly doing about 90 percent of my shopping at the bodega underneath the Irving Park Red Line "L" stop.

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  13. Dozens line up to hear conservative at Berkeley amid tight securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    California Highway Patrol in riot gear secure a closed area around the UC Berkeley campus where conservative speaker Ben Shapiro is due to speak in Zellerbach Hall on Sept. 14, 2017.

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  14. Preckwinkle says Big Soda driving pop tax oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday said public opposition to the county's controversial beverage tax is being driven by a repeal campaign orchestrated by Big Soda. She compared the situation to the tobacco industry, saying there's been an overall drop in pop consumption as consumers turn to healthier alternatives.

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  15. History shows why liberals should worry about 'antifa'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Riot police stand before Antifa members and counterprotesters during a No To Marxism rally on Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Riot police stand before Antifa members and counterprotesters during a No To Marxism rally on Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif.

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  16. The Democratic silence on antifa is dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Riot police stand before Antifa members and counterprotesters during a No To Marxism rally on Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Riot police stand before Antifa members and counterprotesters during a No To Marxism rally on Aug. 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif.

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  17. Antifa's unfortunate gift to the far rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Riot police stand before Antifa members and counter protesters during a rightwing No To Marxism rally on Aug. 27, 2017, at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Berkeley, Calif. Riot police stand before Antifa members and counter protesters during a rightwing No To Marxism rally on Aug. 27, 2017, at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Berkeley, Calif.

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  18. Berkeley, birthplace of the free speech movement, braces for possible fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Police in Berkeley set up barricades around a city park Sunday preparing for possible demonstrations even though the organizer of a right-wing rally scheduled to be held there called off the event, citing fears of violence. Police led bomb-sniffing dogs on early morning walks through Berkeley's Civic Center Park, where the rally billed "No to Marxism in America" and a counter protest, had been scheduled.

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  19. Philadelphia's soda tax offers lessons for Cook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Children bear signs promoting pre-kindergarden June 8, 2016, at a demonstration in support of a sugary drink tax at City Hall in Philadelphia. The tax, which went into effect Jan. 1, aims to expand pre-kindergarten and rebuild parks.

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  20. Warming climate pushing desperate India farmers to suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    An Indian farmer works in his paddy field in Roja Mayong village, east of Gauhati, India. Researchers report a link between crop-damaging temperatures and suicide rates in India, where more than 130,000 farmers end their lives every year.

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