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  1. Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | The Columbian

    This May 3, 1973, file photo shows the topping ceremonies taking place atop the Sears Tower to mark the building reaching 1,454 feet in Chicago, from the view of from a helicopter looking northeast. Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.

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  2. Are restaurants too loud? Ins, outs of dining acousticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | The Columbian

    When Pacific Standard Time opened in April, it was one of the city's buzziest openings, but to actually eat there was almost deafening. "I was able to step back and say this is the biggest issue with the restaurant," partner Joshua Tilden said.

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  3. Will there be 3,000 cashierless Amazon stores by 2020?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | The Columbian

    Amazon Go, which sells grab-and-go food items in a store designed to let busy shoppers skip the checkout line, opened its first Chicago location in the Loop last month. It was the Seattle company's fourth Amazon Go store and the first outside its hometown.

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  4. Chicago ZIP code is the millennial capital of America, data showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | The Columbian

    According to U.S. Census population estimates, 73 percent of West Loop residents are millennials. California-based apartment search website RENTCafe.com analyzed the data, ranking ZIP codes in the country's 30 largest U.S. cities.

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  5. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won't seek 3rd termRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | The Columbian

    In this April 7, 2015, file photo, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel celebrates at Plumbers Local 130 Union Hall in Chicago after winning in a runoff election for a second term in office. Emanuel, a Democratic congressman and chief of staff to President Barack Obama before becoming mayor in 2011, announced Tuesday, Sept.

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  6. New Christian school accepting applications after closure of Moody Bible InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Columbian

    A new Christian college taking the place of the Moody Bible Institute, which closed its Spokane branch last fall, has received state approval and begun accepting applications for the fall semester. Classes are scheduled to begin Sept.

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  7. 5 things: A civics lesson on Puerto Rico after man rants about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Columbian

    In one of the more pointed moments of the video, the man harassing a woman at a Chicago forest preserve for wearing a shirt featuring the Puerto Rican flag asks, "Are you a citizen?" The viral video, emanating from a city with a large and celebrated Puerto Rican community, underscores what many already know: There are plenty of people out there who need a civics lesson on the self-governing territory. "Your average Illinoisan knows so little about Puerto Ricans," said Illinois State University immigration and sociology professor Maura Toro-Morn.

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  8. Anti-violence protesters shut down part of Chicago freewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | The Columbian

    Thousands of anti-violence protesters marched along a Chicago interstate on Saturday, shutting down traffic to draw attention to the gun violence that's claimed hundreds of lives in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods and pressure public officials to do more to stop it. Marchers chanted, "Stop the killing," and carried signs reading, "We need jobs," and other messages.

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  9. Chicago is on the front lines of anti-straw campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | The Columbian

    A growing movement against plastic straws is playing out in Chicago, with restaurants and museums banning the items, and a South Side straw factory urgently seeking an environmentally friendly alternative for slurping down a soda or chocolate shake. The single-use plastic straw - colorful, functional and handed out in bunches - has suddenly shifted from consumer staple to scourge, projected by some critics to foul ecosystems for an eon.

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  10. Trump mulls commuting Blagojevicha s term, pardoning StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The Columbian

    President Donald Trump said Thursday he's considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of corruption, and pardoning lifestyle entrepreneur Martha Stewart, who served a stint in federal prison after being convicted of charges related to a stock sale. Hours earlier, Trump said on Twitter that he will pardon conservative commentator and Obama critic Dinesh D'Souza, who pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud.

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  11. 2 classic perennials reinvented, ready to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Columbian

    The deep freeze of early winter has left my lavender plant truly bedraggled. The slender gray leaves are drooping, and some of the lower ones are black.

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  12. In Our View: Leadera s LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Columbian

    Throughout a lifetime of public service, including more than 20 years in Clark County, Dan Ogden amassed a treasure trove of stories. As The Columbian wrote in 2013 about Ogden's role as an advance man during John F. Kennedy's 1960 campaign for president: "When he arrived at Bowling Green, Ky., there was no Democratic central committee to provide the groundwork for Kennedy's visit.

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  13. Los Angeles Zoo euthanizes herd of threatened goatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | The Columbian

    The Los Angeles Zoo euthanized its entire herd of threatened Nubian ibex goats because they were identified as the source of an infectious and incurable strain of herpes, the facility said Thursday. The zoo made the "difficult yet responsible decision" to euthanize the seven Middle Eastern mountain goats last month because of malignant catarrhal fever, commonly called MCF, according to a statement released by the zoo.

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