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  1. Fewer consumers opting for that weekly box of veggies, so farmers struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Daily Republic

    In the heart of corn and soybean country, Hans and Katie Bishop of PrairiErth Farm are cultivating an unconventional dream, one pesticide-free, dirt-encrusted sweet potato at a time. They left comfortable jobs at an insurance company to start their farm, located about 160 miles southwest of Chicago, where they grow organic vegetables sold locally and in stores and restaurants in the Chicago area.

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  2. PAWS pet of the week: UmaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

    Uma is a gorgeous 3-year-old tabby cat who was a part of PAWS Chicago's recent Hurricane Michael rescue effort. She is excited for a second chance at life in the Windy City! Uma is getting used to her new surroundings and making new friends .

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  3. 'What They Had' Director Elizabeth Chomko on Her Star-Studded...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | /film

    During the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, I had the opportunity to interview What They Had writer-director Elizabeth Chomko . This is the feature directorial debut for Chomko, who returned to her hometown of Chicago to film it with an all-star cast featuring Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Robert Forster, Blythe Danner, and Taissa Farmiga.

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  4. Last call: 4 days to enter Trib's Holiday Cookie Contest - get bakingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... cookies (if you have one) on the contest entry page at chicagotribune.com/cookie , or via mail to Cookie Contest, Chicago Tribune, 160 N. Stetson Ave., Chicago, IL 60601. All submissions will be posted on the Food & Dining page online, where readers ...

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  5. Laughter, fond memories fill a park newly named for Chicago police officer killed in school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago's Walnut Park is renamed after Irma Ruiz, a police officer shot and killed in the line of duty at a school in 1988. On Friday morning, a boy bolted up a lime green slide in a small park tucked away on a corner of the Southwest Side.

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  6. Mayor Emanuel Announces New Investments in Mental HealthRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | City of Chicago

    The investments will better connect residents to mental health service providers, expand the city's capacity for emergency psychiatric care and support coordinated mental health community responses following traumatic events. This budget proposal builds on mental health improvements and is aimed at filling remaining gaps in Chicago's larger mental health infrastructure.

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  7. New Shared Housing Surcharge Effective 12/1/18Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | City of Chicago

    The Hotel Accommodations Tax is imposed upon the rental or leasing of any hotel accommodations. Operators must collect the tax.

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  8. Chicago Man Scales Mountain for Boy Battling Brain TumorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

    ... embarked on a journey to climb the seven summits, the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, and fly a Chicago Cubs "W" flag at each peak, all to help children battling cancer. A brain tumor survivor has been scaling peaks since he beat ...

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  9. Changes to Liquid Nicotine Tax Effective 1/1/19Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | City of Chicago

    Through 12/31/18: $0.80 per product unit, plus an additional $0.55 per fluid milliliter of consumable liquid, gel, or other solution contained in the product. Effective 1/1/19: $1.50 per product unit, plus an additional $1.20 per fluid milliliter of consumable liquid, gel, salt-based nicotine liquid or other solution contained in the product.

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  10. B.Good to open first of 3 suburban locations in Vernon HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... B. Good said it is partnering with local companies including B obtail Ice Cream Company and Gotham Greens , both in Chicago; Russell Costanza Farms, in Michigan; MightyVine , in Rochelle; and Highland Baking Co . in Northbrook. "We have always ...

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  11. Don't put those cranes away yet, Chicago: Plan Commission approves three megadevelopmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    The River District, at 777 W. Chicago Ave., is a proposed redevelopment on 30 acres of land along the Chicago River owned by Tribune Media. The River District, at 777 W. Chicago Ave., is a proposed redevelopment on 30 acres of land along the Chicago River owned by Tribune Media.

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  12. Group to display sign in Libertyville's Cook Park during...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... public on matters relating to non-theism. The letter indicates they've already had signs on government property in Chicago and Arlington Heights. "Our position is that all structures of displays on public property should remain neutral regarding ...

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  13. Reservations due Thursday for breakfast to honor first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, Daily including the e-Edition or e-Edition only. Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more.

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  14. Why do Chicagoans wait in hourlong lines for cheap food like 80-cent...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... waited up to an hour for their food at the River North location (129 W. Ontario St.). Imagine this: You read that Chicago staple Al's Beef is selling 80-cent sandwiches to celebrate its 80th anniversary and head to the nearest location, mouth ...

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  15. Beyond the finish line: 10th annual Miles for Meso 5k goes the...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    ... photo booths, free food and drinks from multiple food vendors, and entertainment from The Jesse White Tumblers from Chicago. Since 2009, the Alton Miles for Meso has inspired those affected by mesothelioma across the country to start their own Miles ...

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  16. Illinois drivers beware: Deer are romancing, and they're on the roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... hours. Illinois has created a map plotting the prevalence of deer-related accidents from 2005 through 2014. In Chicago, stretches of the Kennedy Expressway appear to have the highest deer activity among the major highways. During mating season, ...

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  17. Momotaro losing chef Mark Hellyar; Boka Group promises news in 'a couple of weeks'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... a baby on the way, executive chef Mark Hellyar will leave Momotaro to move closer to family. (E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune) In what's being termed "a mutual decision," executive chef Mark Hellyar of Momotaro (820 W. Lake St.) is leaving his ...

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  18. Trump administration seeks prompt immigration rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Day

    ... Aug. 15, 2012, for the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at Navy Pier in Chicago. The Trump administration says it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene if a federal appeals court does not rule soon ...

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  19. SVM Editorial Board Roundtable: Sears filed for bankruptcy this week. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The Daily Gazette

    ... known for quality and durability. Craftsman tools. Kenmore appliances. DieHard batteries. And the Sears Tower in Chicago seemed to typify this towering retail giant. A bankrupt Sears is hard to swallow, but the company just couldn't keep up with its ...

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  20. The latest forecast shows wet, mild winter for much of the U.S.: What it means for ChicagoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... weather is in Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, Montana, northern Wyoming and western North Dakota. And while the Chicago area and rest of the Great Lakes region are expected to see higher temperatures, forecasters note that it doesn't mean we won't ...

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