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‘Lovecraft Country’ Featurette: At the Center of the Horror is a Story About Family

Lovecraft Country grapples with horrors both cosmic and real in the upcoming HBO series, which blends Lovecraftian horror with the disturbing racism of 1950s America. But the new HBO series from executive producers Misha Green, J.J. Abrams, and Jordan Peele, is more than just about the terrors that lurk around every corner in Jim Crow America. At its core, it’s a story about family, according to star Jurnee Smollett in a new Lovecraft Country featurette released ahead of the show’s highly antic...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Horror, America, Chicago, Williams, Video Clips, Atticus, Courtney, Abbey Lee, Lovecraft, Jordan Peele, Smollett, Hippolyta, Jim Crow America


Minneapolis delays reopening 38th and Chicago, site of George Floyd's death

The intersection won't open Monday as planned as community activists and city officials work to figure out what to do with the area where George Floyd was killed.
Tags: Minneapolis, Chicago, George Floyd


Chicago's new strategy to combat looting includes social media monitoring and 'robust legal action'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a new strategy to combat looting in the city's business district.
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43 felony charges, new task forces: Here's what Chicago is doing to combat potential looting

Dozens of people have been charged in connection with widespread looting in downtown Chicago earlier this week, the county prosecutor said.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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43 felony charges, new task forces: Here's what Chicago is doing to combat potential looting

Dozens of people have been charged in connection with widespread looting in downtown Chicago earlier this week, the county prosecutor said.
Tags: News, Chicago


Madden NFL 21 Soundtrack Has New Anderson. Paak x Rick Ross, YUNGBLUD x Denzel Curry, Smino x The Drums, & More

Electronic Arts just announced the soundtrack to Madden NFL 21, the latest installment of their long-running football video game series. And in addition to the Anderson .Paak x Rick Ross team-up we already posted today, there's a whole lot of other stuff. Stuff like "Backstage Pass," an unexpected collaboration between Chicago-based rapper Smino, … More »
Tags: Music, NFL, Chicago, Rick Ross, Anderson Paak, Denzel Curry, Madden NFL, Madden, Monte Booker, The Drums, Smino, Earthgang, Yungblud, New Anderson Paak, Denzel Curry Smino


Why ‘Mulan’ Heading Straight to Disney+ is a Good Thing (Even If It’s Bad for Theaters)

Last week, the Walt Disney Company made a move that could inspire a massive shift in the entire film industry…or make the studio fall flat on its face. Their multi-million-dollar blockbuster remake of Mulan , once slated to arrive in theaters on March 27, will now arrive on Disney+ on September 4 in the United States and other markets where movie theaters remain largely closed due to the seemingly never-ending COVID-19 pandemic. Unlike a number of other films skipping theaters, though, you’ll...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Movies, Amc, Disney, Los Angeles, Features, Chicago, Fox, United States, Arizona, Walt Disney Company, Mulan, Warner Bros, Phoenix, Harkins


Back to life: COVID lung transplant survivor tells her story

Mayra Ramirez remembers the nightmares. During six weeks on life support at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Ramirez said, she had terrifying nightmares that she couldn't distinguish from reality.
Tags: Health, Chicago, Ramirez, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Mayra Ramirez


How to pitch Point72, Bridgewater, and other big names on buying new data sets, according to 7 people in charge of their strategies

The alternative data industry, which sells the unique datasets used by investors to gain an edge, has seen a boom in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Business Insider profiled seven executives at some of the leading hedge funds, banks, and trading shops that are handling their firms' consumption of alternative data.  Those profiled detailed how they use alternative data, what types of data they are interested in, and how they like to be pitched by data vendors. Visit Business Ins...
Tags: UK, Congress, Trends, Chicago, Barclays, Robinhood, Gucci, Business Insider, Bridgewater, Liu, Steve Cohen, Ray Dalio, Balyasny Asset Management, Market Intelligence, Stimson, Karasz


Chicago restaurants sue for coronavirus insurance payouts, struggle to hang on. ‘We’re just hoping it’s not too little too late.’

Rulings have started to come down in lawsuits against insurers that denied businesses coverage for income losses related to the coronavirus. As Chicago businesses await final word in their cases, “We’re just hoping it’s not too little too late.”
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How city-dwelling agents are dealing with the shift to the suburbs

Six agents and brokers in New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Minneapolis and Seattle share how they're staying ahead of their clients' newfound interest in suburban living
Tags: Minneapolis, New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Radio, Agent, Seattle, Zillow, Corcoran, Markets & Economy, Select, Realtor.com, Nest Realty, Sam Shaffer, Michael Rossi, Jennifer Kjellgren


Kim Kardashian shocks fans with latest photo of daughter Chicago

Kim Kardashian posted a sweet photo of daughter, Chicago, to Instagram on Thursday and it...
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More than half a century before Kamala Harris ran for Vice President, this Black woman did

Charlotta Bass strode onto a stage in Chicago and gave a speech as the first Black female candidate for Vice President. She was a candidate for the nation's second-highest office under the Progressive Party ticket in 1952.
Tags: Cnn, Chicago, Kamala Harris, Progressive Party, Charlotta Bass


As universities reopen, no one has more uncertainty than this year's freshman class

There's the adventure of going off to college for the first time, that big, nerve-wracking step toward adulthood that some students have been preparing for their entire high school careers. And then there's going off to college for the first time in 2020. That is, if this year's freshman class of students are even going off somewhere at all. As universities in the Chicago area and around the ...
Tags: News, Chicago


Charlotta Bass was the first Black woman to run for vice president decades before Kamala Harris

Charlotta Bass strode onto a stage in Chicago and gave a speech as the first Black female candidate for vice president.
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Charlotta Bass was the first Black woman to run for VP decades before Kamala Harris

Charlotta Bass strode onto a stage in Chicago and gave a speech as the first Black female candidate for vice president.
Tags: News, Chicago, Stories, Kamala Harris, Charlotta Bass


Drake – “Laugh Now Cry Later” (Feat. Lil Durk)

Drake has released a new single called "Laugh Now Cry Later" featuring Chicago rapper Lil Durk. Drake says it's off his new album, which is called Certified Lover Boy. Earlier this year, he promised that his next studio album would be out in the summer. The "Laugh Now Cry Later" music video, which … More »
Tags: Music, Chicago, Drake, Lil Durk, Lil Durk Drake


Sparks pound Washington for third straight victory

Los Angeles Sparks’ Candace Parker, center, talks with Sydney Wiese (24) and Kristine Anigwe, right, during the first half of a WNBA basketball game against the Washington Mystics, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson) Los Angeles Sparks’ Candace Parker, left, passes behind her back as she is defended by Washington Mystics’ Emma Meesseman during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson) S...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Washington, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Williams, Liberty, WNBA, Sparks, Alexander, Derek Fisher, Cooper, BRADENTON Fla


Rams’ John Johnson sets high expectations for revamped secondary

John Johnson has been through two significant surgeries in the past year. One was the operation to repair his right shoulder after a season-ending injury in October. The other, more extensive, was a transplant of the rest of his team’s starting secondary. When the Rams’ strong safety takes the SoFi Stadium field Sept. 13 against the Dallas Cowboys for his first game in 11 months, he’ll be playing with an entirely different set of fellow defensive backs. Second-year free safety Taylor Rapp replac...
Tags: Utah, Sports, NFL, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Dallas Cowboys, Johnson, Cleveland, Ohio State, Taylor, Denver, Eric Weddle, Rapp, Browns, Broncos


5 Of The Most Profitable Restaurants In The US Right Now

If you’re looking for a way to flex your entrepreneurial muscles, the foodservice industry is still holding on strong, making it a potentially good investment. That said, you might stand a better chance at turning a profit depending on the type of eatery you elect to open. Even if you offer great prices and have years of experience backing you up, sometimes diners are simply drawn to certain kinds of experiences and up-and-coming trends. From your classic bar and grill to the always-popular piz...
Tags: Startups, Jay Z, US, Chicago, Brooklyn, Portland, Las Vegas, Vegas, Others, F&b, Cindy, Boulder Colorado, Food Service, Lucali, Food Trucks Food, F&B industry


Through violence, the pandemic, and the fight against injustice, the 'Peace House' is providing comfort and resources for its Chicago community

Since 2013, CNN Hero Robbin Carroll's non-profit, I Grow Chicago, has been working with residents of the city's vulnerable West Englewood neighborhood to improve their lives, lift up their community and find healing. Now, in the wake of Covid-19, their efforts are more crucial than ever.
Tags: Cnn, Chicago, West Englewood, Peace House, Robbin Carroll


Through violence, the pandemic, and the fight against injustice, this place is providing comfort and resources in Chicago

In Chicago's West Englewood neighborhood -- which has been plagued with violence and trauma -- residents have been working for years to transform their community from surviving to thriving, one block at a time.
Tags: News, Chicago, Stories, West Englewood


Indians' Zach Plesac criticizes media, maintains he was being safe despite breaking COVID-19 protocols

Indians pitcher Zach Plesac says he's been "dragged across the mud" for breaking COVID-19 protocols during weekend road trip to Chicago.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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42 felony charges approved in Chicago looting incident, prosecutors say

Dozens of people have been charged in connection with widespread looting in downtown Chicago earlier this week, county prosecutors said Thursday evening.
Tags: News, Chicago


We asked 7 alt data leads at big names like Bridgewater, Point72, and Man Group how to pitch them on new data feeds. Here's how to win them over.

The alternative data industry, the unique datasets used by investors to gain an edge, has surged in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Business Insider profiled seven executives at some of the leading hedge funds, banks, and trading shops that are handling their firms' consumption of alternative data.  Those profiled detailed how they use alternative data, what types of data they are interested in, and how they like to be pitched by providers. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
Tags: UK, Congress, Trends, Chicago, Barclays, Robinhood, Gucci, Business Insider, Bridgewater, Liu, Steve Cohen, Ray Dalio, Balyasny Asset Management, Market Intelligence, Stimson, Karasz


Labor Department lawyer says Secretary Scalia intervened in Oracle discrimination case, sought to reassign her to Chicago

A lawyer contends she faces removal from her job after objecting to Eugene Scalia’s intervention in a pay discrimination case against Oracle.
Tags: Chicago, Scalia, Labor Department, Eugene Scalia


Oilers News and Rumors: Puljujarvi, Smith, Leadership, Trades, More

In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, there is lots of talk surrounding the team’s early exit from the postseason and what comes next. Ken Holland spoke to the media and gave some analysis of what he saw and hints as to his thought process moving forward. There are debates about why the Oilers lost the series, updates on Jesse Puljujarvi’s relationship with Edmonton, and talk about whether or not a trade between the Maple Leafs and Oilers exists. Holland Spoke About the Oilers E...
Tags: Sport, Chicago, Holland, Hockey, NHL, Smith, Edmonton, Ottawa, Mike Smith, Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers, Steve Yzerman, Oilers, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Blackhawks


Say goodbye to the giant green frog. Chicago’s Rainforest Cafe is closing for good ahead of schedule.

The giant green frog peering down at traffic from the top of Chicago’s Rainforest Cafe may not have much more time on his perch. The kid-friendly restaurant in the Near North neighborhood closed sooner than expected after it shut down during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Other Two & South Side Move to HBO Max in Comedy Central Programming Deal

The Other Two & South Side Move to HBO Max in Comedy Central Programming Deal HBO Max has announced that the upcoming seasons of the critically acclaimed comedies The Other Two and South Side from Comedy Central Productions are joining the streaming platform as new Max Original series. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCook...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Comedy Central, New York City, Chicago, Queens, Chase, TV News, Streaming, Chris Kelly, South Side, Queens NY, Englewood, Brooke, Molly Shannon


Ronald McDonald House near children's hospital damaged during recent Chicago looting

The Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children's Hospital had its front door smashed overnight Monday, a charity official told local media.
Tags: News, Chicago, Ronald McDonald House, Lurie Children s Hospital



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