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The next major teacher strike hits Chicago over failure to agree on a new contract

The latest teacher strike in the U.S. is in Chicago after the teacher’s union wants CPS and the mayor’s office to commit to hiring more support staff.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Chicago officer convicted of murder resigns from department

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald has resigned from the department. Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Jason Van Dyke formally resigned last week. The department moved to fire Van Dyke for shooting the 17-year-old McDonald in 2014. The process that began in 2015 was […]
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Serial stowaway held without bond for violating probation

CHICAGO (AP) — A 67-year-old woman with a history of sneaking onto flights is being held without bond for her latest attempt at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. In March, Cook County Circuit Judge Peggy Chiampas sentenced Marilyn Hartman to 18 months of probation for trespassing after she tried to board an airliner at O’Hare bound […]
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US officials say they’ll carry out Lithuanian’s extradition

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say they are proceeding with the extradition of a former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago after the Supreme Court refused to hear her appeal. A Tuesday court filing by Chicago federal prosecutors says there are no longer any hurdles to extraditing Neringa Venckiene (vehn-KEE’-ehn-nay). The high court announced its […]
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Dunkin' U.S. CMO Tony Weisman is leaving the company

Dunkin’ U.S. Chief Marketing Officer Tony Weisman plans to leave the coffee-and-doughnut chain as of Dec. 1. Weisman, who joined Dunkin’ in September 2017, oversaw a variety of changes at the chain, including hiring BBDO Worldwide as creative agency of record, awarding its media business to Publicis Groupe, dropping the word "Donuts" from the chain’s moniker and introducing products including updated espresso-based drinks. Until Dunkin’ appoints a new CMO, the brand’s marketing team will r...


Judge in Chicago latest to block Trump green cards policy

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago had joined three others nationwide in temporarily blocking President Donald Trump’s policy to deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other government benefits. Judge Gary Feinerman granted a temporary injunction Monday night blocking the new rules hours before they would have taken […]
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Maria Dizzia to Lead WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME in LA and Chicago

Tony Award nominee Maria Dizzia will star in the first two stops of the national tour of Heidi Schreck's Tony Award nominated play and Pulitzer Prize finalist What the Constitution Means to Me, directed by Oliver Butler. Dizzia will perform the lead role in Los Angeles at the Mark Taper Forum and in Chicago at the Broadway Playhouse [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Chicago Bears put star DT Akiem Hicks on injured reserve

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have put Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks on injured reserve, the latest blow on the injury front for a team trying to keep up in the NFC North. Hicks suffered an elbow injury Oct. 6 against the Oakland Raiders. Coach Matt Nagy had suggested Hicks might […]
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The rise of David Dobrik, a 23-year-old YouTuber worth over $7 million who got his start making 6-second videos

David Dobrik is a popular YouTuber known for his vlogs and antics with a group of creators dubbed the Vlog Squad. Dobrik got his start on the now-defunct video-sharing app Vine in 2013, and is now worth an estimated $7 million. Here's everything you need to know about the 23-year-old Dobrik, who was born in Slovakia and now has more than 14 million YouTube subscribers. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A 23-year-old YouTuber by the name of David Dobrik was recently named Gen...


Noname, Saba, & Smino Announce New Supergroup Ghetto Sage, Tease New Music Coming This Week

Noname, Saba, and Smino are all wordy, insightful Chicago-based rappers. They all prefer rapping over lush, melodic music. They've recorded two songs together: "Shadow Man," from Noname's 2016 album Telefone, and "Ace," from None's 2018 album Room 25. They've performed together a few times, including on The Tonight Show. More »
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Charged with criminal trespass at Chicago airport


Clarion funds Harris & Harris

Clarion Capital Partners LLC has made an investment in Chicago-based Harris & Harris Ltd, a provider of accounts receivable management and customer care solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Mesirow Financial was financial adviser to Harris & Harris on the transaction. PRESS RELEASE New York, NY, October 15, 2019 – Clarion Capital Partners, LLC (“Clarion”) today announced that it has completed an investment in Harris & Harris, Ltd. (the “Company”), a leader in accounts receivable managem...
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Blackhawks’ 3 Stars of the Week: Oct. 7-13

In a season in which they’re expected to right the ship and get back on track after missing the playoffs two seasons in a row, it has been a rough start for the Chicago Blackhawks. After losing their season opener 4-3 to the Philadelphia Flyers in Prague, they had a six-day wait before their next contest. This past week, Chicago had their first two home games. They lost to the San Jose Sharks 5-4 after committing 12 turnovers and putting forth a poor defensive effort, and then they took a tou...
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Harley-Davidson has stopped production of its LiveWire electric motorcycle due to a charging glitch (HOG)

Harley-Davidson ceased production of its $30,000 LiveWire electric motorcycle. The company said that it has encountered a quality-control problem with the bike. The LiveWire is a highly touted new motorcycle that Harley hoped will attract new riders the brand. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Harley-Davidson Inc. said on Monday it has stopped production of its LiveWire electric motorcycle after discovering a glitch in the final quality checks. The problem is reportedly rela...


Hydraulic Issue Leads Southwest Airlines to Evacuate Plane in Chicago

The flight reportedly had an issue with a system that powers the main landing gea
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Intellectual property exception to CDA 230 immunity did not apply in case against Google

Plaintiff sued Google for false advertising and violations of New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act over Google’s provision of Adwords services for other defendants’ website, which plaintiff claimed sold counterfeit versions of plaintiff’s products. Google moved to dismiss these two claims and the court granted the motion.  On the false advertising issue, the court held that plaintiff had failed to allege the critical element that Google was the party that made the alleged misrepresentations ...
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Crawford lead Blackhawks to 1st win, 3-1 over Oilers

Corey Crawford and the Chicago Blackhawks stayed focused and tightened their play against a tough opponent to earn their first win of the season. Crawford stopped 27 shots, Patrick Kane and Alexander Nylander scored, and the Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Monday night. Brandon Saad added an empty-netter with 32.7 seconds left to seal the win for Chicago, which went 0-2-1 in its first three games.
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Crawford lead Blackhawks to 1st win, 3-1 over Oilers

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane and Alexander Nylander scored, Corey Crawford stopped 27 shots, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Monday night for their first win of the season. Brandon Saad added an empty-netter with 32.7 seconds left to seal the win for Chicago, which went 0-2-1 in its first three games. […]
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Crawford Leads Blackhawks to 1st Win, 3-1 over Oilers

CHICAGO — Patrick Kane and Alexander Nylander scored, Corey Crawford stopped 27 shots, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 Monday night for their first win of the season. Brandon Saad added an empty-netter with 32.7 seconds left to seal the win for Chicago, which went 0-2-1 in its first three games. Crawford lost a bid for his 26th career shutout when James Neal scored his NHL-leading eighth goal on a power-play with 2:11 remaining. Corey Crawford, Chicago Blackha...
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California governor signs some addiction treatment reform measures, rejects others

Gov. Gavin Newsom (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris, D-Laguna Beach, center, announced a new bi-partisan Legislative Substance Abuse Treatment Working Group to push for better regulation of California’s addiction treatment industry on Tuesday, June 4. Behind her from left is activist Wendy McEntyre, Assemblymember Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, Assemblymember Henry Stern, D-Calabasas, Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo; and Assemblymember Bill Brough, R-Dana Point. (Court...
Tags: News, California, Senate, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Addiction, Medicare, Jerry Brown, Orange County, Stephen, Rehab, Gavin Newsom, Southern California


Founder of 'Tesla Killer' Faraday Future Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Faraday Future's founder and former CEO Jia Yueting has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware court in a bid to satisfy his myriad debts in China. From a report: The Chinese tycoon claims he still owes around $3.6 billion to more than 100 creditors, thanks, in large part, to the collapse of LeEco, the tech conglomerate he founded there. The bankruptcy filing marks a major turn in the story of Jia's prolific history of taking on debt, which led to him being named to a national debtor blackl...
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Chicago teachers rally, march ahead of strike deadline

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers are calling for district leaders to meet their demands on class sizes just days before a threatened strike that would affect thousands of students in the country’s third-largest school district. Members of the unions representing teachers and staff cheered for leaders at a rally Monday before marching through downtown. Schools […]
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Tyler Cameron's Chicago Marathon Photo Diary: See the

Tyler Cameron's Chicago Marathon Photo Diary
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'Hamilton' star mourns his 3-year-old daughter's death

The star of the Chicago production of "Hamilton," Miguel Cervantes, announced the death of his 3-year-old daughter, Adelaide, from a severe form of childhood epilepsy.
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'Hamilton' star mourns daughter's death

The star of the Chicago production of "Hamilton," Miguel Cervantes, announced the death of his 3-year-old daughter, Adelaide, from a severe form of childhood epilepsy.
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'Hamilton' star mourns death of his daughter

The star of the Chicago production of "Hamilton," Miguel Cervantes, announced the death of his 3-year-old daughter, Adelaide, from a severe form of childhood epilepsy.
Tags: News, Chicago, Stories, Adelaide, Hamilton, Hamilton Miguel Cervantes


Chicago Cubs to interview Kapler, Espada for manager’s job

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs say they plan to interview former Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler and Houston bench coach Joe Espada this week about their managerial opening. The Astros have an off day Monday ahead of Game 3 in the ALCS in New York on Tuesday. Kapler was fired last week after going 161-163 […]
Tags: New York, News, Sports, Ap, Chicago, Philadelphia, Houston, Chicago Cubs, Astros, Kapler, The Chicago Cubs, Gabe Kapler, Joe Espada, Kapler Espada


Bible found opened to Psalm 106 and 107 one of few objects to survive deadliest fire in US history

When the smoke cleared, little was left intact. It was almost as if a town had never even existed there. Some broken China and a tabernacle survived the inferno. So did a Bible. The Good Book was charred by the flames and petrified by the intense heat, but found intact -- and opened to Psalms 106 and 107."Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!" the beginning of Psalm 106 and 107 reads, a haunting declaration that may seem to contradict the tragedy tha...
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Bears put Kyle Long on IR, promote Abdullah Anderson

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have placed guard Kyle Long on injured reserve because of a hip injury and promoted defensive end Abdullah Anderson from the practice squad. Long has been plagued by the hip injury since early in the season. He was listed on the injury report for the Sept. 23 […]
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Power Rankings: Week 3

They play Chicago and Winnipeg on the road this week as well as Philadelphia and Detroit at home. Mike Smith has been stellar thus far with a 3-0-0 record to go with a 2.67 GAA and a . save percentage.
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