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The big dig: After 15 years of planning, wastewater tunneling begins beneath South Bay, Harbor Area

After more than a decade of meticulous planning, a massive $630 million underground tunneling project took a big step Monday June 21, 2021 as the actual tunnel boring machine was lowered by crane into the shaft. (Photo by Chuck Bennett, Contributing Photographer) After more than a decade of meticulous planning, a massive $630 million underground tunneling project took a big step Monday June 21, 2021 as the actual tunnel boring machine was lowered by crane into the shaft. (Photo by Chuck Ben...
Tags: News, Germany, Environment, Water, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, West Coast, Local News, San Pedro, Metro, Hewitt, Los Angeles County, South Bay, Carson, Wilmington


Stormwater capture project opens in Pacoima

LOS ANGELES — City officials have celebrated the opening of the Glenoaks-Filmore Stormwater Capture Project, which will capture stormwater and urban runoff from a 115-acre watershed. “The Glenoaks-Filmore Stormwater Capture Project will reduce localized flooding in an area that is disproportionately impacted by environmental concerns,” said Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez. “This $3.24 million project is a sustainable solution to managing stormwater and increasing groundwater recharge in the San Fe...
Tags: News, California, La, Environment, Los Angeles, Water, Drought, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Board of Public Works, Rodriguez, Pacoima, LADWP, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Los Angeles Department of Sanitation


Meat without feet (or fins): Chicago company reports alternative seafood breakthrough

In Chicago, alternative seafood startup AquaCultured Foods claims to have produced the world’s first “whole muscle seafood alternative” via fermentation. The process uses fungi to produce seafood substitutes for products like calamari, shrimp, whitefish, and tuna.   “Plant-based seafood is an area that has been notoriously lacking in options,” says Anne Palermo, CEO and cofounder, AquaCultured Foods, tells vegconomist.   “Identifying this lack of supply in spite of the overwhelming global dema...
Tags: Chicago, Palermo, Chemicals & Materials, AquaCultured Foods, Anne Palermo


Chicago Cop Who Owns House Where 5 Killed Disciplined

Chicago’s police superintendent says his decision to strip an officer’s police powers was tied in part to the officer’s ownership of a house on the city’s South Side where gunmen killed five people and injured three others.
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Officer Who Owns House Where Shooting Occurred Disciplined

Chicago’s police superintendent says his decision to strip an officer’s police powers was tied in part to the officer’s ownership of a house on the city’s South Side where gunmen killed five people and injured three others.
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Damaging hail, strong wind gusts and possible tornadoes are likely from Tennessee to Vermont

The same storm system that brought tornadoes to Chicago late Sunday was prompting thunderstorm watches from Tennessee to Canada across the Northeast on Monday afternoon.
Tags: Cnn, Chicago, Canada, Tennessee, Vermont, Northeast


All-Black flight crew commemorates Juneteenth

Juneteenth celebrations included an all-Black crew flying from Houston to Chicago to commemorate Black people in the aviation industry.
Tags: Cnn, Chicago, Houston, Black


Drone video shows aftermath of tornado in Chicago-area suburbs

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado passed through the towns of Naperville, Woodridge and Darien.
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Target's competing Prime Day sale runs through June 22 - here are the best deals, including the AirPods Pro and a Dyson vacuum

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Target's 'Deal Days' event runs through June 22. You can expect tons of great deals which often match those offered on Amazon Prime Day 2021. Below we'll answer questions about the event and highlight some of the best deals. If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. hopping carts sit inside a Target store on May 23, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images Amazon Prime Day, the retai...
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"Can Criminal Justice Reform Survive a Wave of Violent Crime?"

The question in the title of this post is the headline of this notable new commentary by John Pfaff in The New Republic.  The subheadline of the piece highlights its data-crunching themes: "An uptick in homicides across the country is getting blamed on reforms. That argument gets the data all wrong."  I recommend everything Pfaff writes in full, and here are excerpts from this very lengthy piece: Even as the pandemic lockdown helped push down many crimes, last year saw an unprecedented spike in...
Tags: Law, US, Chicago, Austin, Donald Trump, Marilyn Mosby, St Louis County Missouri, Western District of Texas, Douglas A Berman, Pfaff, John Pfaff, Vera Institute, Baltimore City Maryland, Wesley Bell, Gregg Sofer


Chicago area sees flight cancellations, train delays from powerful late-night storm

Chicago's powerful storm caused some cancellations and delays at the city's airports and public transit systems, though light Sunday night traffic kept disruptions to a minimum.
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Suspect in Iowa Deputy's Shooting Arrested After Manhunt

A sheriff says a Chicago man who allegedly shot and wounded a sheriff’s deputy during an armed robbery at an Iowa gas station and then evaded an extensive manhunt for hours has been arrested.
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Tornado leaves trail of devastation in suburban Chicago

Associated Press CHICAGO — A tornado swept through communities in heavily populated suburban Chicago, damaging more than 100 homes, toppling trees, knocking out power and causing multiple injuries, officials said. At least five people, including a woman who was in critical condition, were hospitalized in Naperville, where 16 homes were left “uninhabitable” and dozens of other homes were damaged when a tornado touched down after 11 p.m. Sunday, said city spokeswoman Linda LaCloche. More than 120 ...
Tags: National Weather Service, Politics, News, Environment, Sport, Indiana, Chicago, Soccer, Missouri, Iowa, Michigan, Associated Press, Hobart, Midwest, Chicago Sun Times, Naperville


Police Seek Chicago Man in Shooting of Iowa Sheriff's Deputy

State and federal authorities are searching for a Chicago man who allegedly shot and wounded a sheriff’s deputy during an armed robbery at a gas station in rural eastern Iowa.
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Tornado hits Chicago suburbs Woodridge, Naperville

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touchdown near Woodridge and says team will look into event.
Tags: National Weather Service, Chicago, Woodridge, Woodridge Naperville


Can the military academies compete with Stanford and Harvard in venture? Two veterans are raising $50M to find out

Soldier-entrepreneurs are unfortunately still a rare breed in Silicon Valley, despite the region’s origins in Cold War defense spending. While the courage and perseverance required to fight in an overseas battlefield (or the office bureaucracy on base) would seem a perfect fit for the travails of the founder, the reality is that the journey from solider to CEO is a long and arduous transition. A couple of organizations have popped up over the years to make the leap easier. For instance, Patriot ...
Tags: West Point, Navy, Stanford, Government, Virginia, Iraq, New York City, Tech, Department Of Defense, Chicago, Harvard, Williams, Fema, Venture Capital, Silicon Valley, Dc


A strong storm and at least one tornado struck the Chicago suburbs

A massive storm and at least one tornado ripped through the Chicago suburbs late Sunday night, injuring at least five people and damaging more than 100 homes.
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A strong storm and at least one tornado struck the Chicago suburbs. The line of storms now moves east

A massive storm and at least one tornado ripped through the Chicago suburbs late Sunday night, injuring at least five people and damaging more than 100 homes.
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Live Updates: Tornado Hits Chicago Suburbs, Causing Massive Damage

Massive storms and at least one “confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado” tore through the Chicago area late Sunday night,...
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Candyman: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Say his name five times in front of a mirror: Candyman is back. Nia DaCosta directs a continuation of the now-iconic horror film released in 1992, based loosely on a story by Clive Barker. Working with producer and co-writer Jordan Peele, DaCosta has recontextualized the Candyman story through a Black perspective, and while much ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Amc, Chicago, Sequels, Universal, Anthony, Clive Barker, Helen, Lowe, Peele, Candyman, William Burke, Cabrini Green, Jordan Peele, Virginia Madsen


Tornado Sweeps Through Suburban Chicago, Causing Damage

Officials say a radar-confirmed tornado swept through suburban Chicago, damaging homes, toppling trees, knocking out power and causing some injuries.
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Tornado touches down in Chicago suburbs; damages homes, knocks out power

A tornado touched down in the Chicago suburbs of Naperville and Woodridge in the overnight hours causing severe damage to some of the...
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'Dangerous' Radar-Confirmed Tornado Hits Suburban Chicago

A tornado with strong rotation has been confirmed on radar in suburban Chicago.
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Thunderstorms Batter Chicago Area, Leave Thousands in the Dark

(Reuters) -Severe thunderstorms tore through the Chicago area on Sunday night after the National Weather Service said a "confirmed large and...
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Thousands of Commonwealth Edison Customers Without Power as Severe Storms Hit Chicago

(Reuters) - Chicago-area utility Commonwealth Edison's (ComEd) website showed that over 34,000 customers were without power as severe thunderstorms...
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Thunderstorms Cause Damage in Chicago and Leave Thousands in the Dark

(Reuters) -Severe thunderstorms tore through the Chicago area on Sunday night after the National Weather Service said that a "confirmed large and...
Tags: National Weather Service, Chicago, Reuters Severe


Chicago Weather: Tornado Warnings Issued Around Chicago Area, Tornado Confirmed In Southwest Suburbs, Amid Severe And Dangerous Storms

Severe and dangerous thunderstorms swept into the Chicago area Sunday night, bringing a tornado to the ground in the southwest suburbs...
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George R.R. Martin: Elden Ring Is a Sequel to Dark Souls

If you watched the Elden Ring trailer, you probably thought it looked a lot like Dark Souls. Well, that could be said for just about any modern FromSoftware game. It’s a good thing George R.R. Martin has our backs confirming the upcoming action RPG is indeed a sequel to the influential 2011 release. RELATED: Elden Ring Finally Fully Revealed, Coming Next Year The A Game of Thrones author was recently interviewed by the Chicago-based WTTW network after receiving an honorary doctorate from his al...
Tags: Games, Japan, Movies, Chicago, George R R Martin, Martin, Video Game News, Dark Souls, WTTW, FromSoftware, Medill School of Journalism, Elden Ring


Explainer: What is the Catholic Communion controversy?

A committee of U.S. Catholic bishops is getting to work on a policy document that has stirred controversy among their colleagues before a word of it has even been written. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops overwhelmingly approved the drafting of a document “on the meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the Church” that some bishops hope will be a rebuke for politicians who support abortion rights but continue to receive Communion. The 168-55 vote to proceed, vehemently opposed by a min...
Tags: Congress, Washington, White House, China, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Chicago, Britain, Soccer, Vatican, Catholic, Biden, Baltimore, Catholic Bishops, U S Catholic


Target's 'Deal Days' sale kicks off today and ends on June 22 - here are the best deals, including the AirPods Pro and a Dyson vacuum

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Target's 'Deal Days' event kicks off on June 20 and ends on June 22. You can expect tons of great deals which often match those offered on Amazon Prime Day 2021. Below we'll answer questions about the event and highlight some early deals you can shop now. If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Shopping carts sit inside a Target store on May 23, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Image...
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