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  • newThe 12 best CBD oils to purchase right now
    Sponsored advertisement After being stuck inside due to current conditions, trying to find new opportunities to relax can be a huge challenge.…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 3:31pm -
  • newWhat happened to YOUmedia?

    What happened to YOUmedia?

    The Chicago Public Library's flagship teen program was a refuge for Black and Brown youth. Recent layoffs put that in jeopardy. Walk through the doors of the cavernous 5,500-square-foot YOUmedia space and your sen…
    - 14 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 12:45pm -
  • newThe 10 best CBD gummies to get right now
    Sponsored advertisement Knowing which CBD gummies to buy isn’t something everyone can take their sweet time with.…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 12:02pm -
  • newBuddhist teacher Lama Lobsang Palden and local multi-instrumentalist Jim Becker partner to make healing sounds

    Buddhist teacher Lama Lobsang Palden and local multi-instrumentalist Jim Becker partner to make healing sounds

    Ten years ago, Jim Becker sought out yoga and meditation teacher Lama Lobsang Palden, hoping to find physical and spiritual healing. But at the end of their first encounter, Palden told the local multi-instrumentalist that they should make an…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 9:00am -
  • new‘The Fan Club’ uses gig posters to support music venues

    ‘The Fan Club’ uses gig posters to support music venues

    This week features an outdoor group exhibition of posters curated by Someoddpilot and Public Works. A few weekends ago, I was tooling around the south side on a positively beautiful Saturday afternoon: sun, autumn…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 7:00am -
  • How does the city budget work?

    How does the city budget work?

    A guide to who holds the power and purse strings when it comes to Chicago’s money This story was originally published by City Bureau on October 16, 2020.…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 5:00pm -
  • Chicago's budget crisis, explained

    Chicago's budget crisis, explained

    Budget season is here but it’s more dogged than usual. How will the city recover from a nearly billion-dollar budget gap? This story was originally published by City Bureau on October 16, 2020.…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 5:00pm -
  • Alexis Hex casts spells—and yarn

    Alexis Hex casts spells—and yarn

    The crafty, supernatural queen hosts the webseries Knitting’s A Drag. The queendom of drag is vast and diverse: There are comedy queens and look queens and insult queens and pageant queens, goth queens and dancin…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 3:40pm -
  • ‘Essential, not disposable’

    ‘Essential, not disposable’

    We need a new ethic of care that values workers not only for their labor but for the lives that they are living. Anna Romina Guevarra is the founding director and associate professor of Global Asian Studies at the…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 3:15pm -
  • Baltimore postpunk trio Quattracenta evoke myriad emotions on their new second album

    Baltimore postpunk trio Quattracenta evoke myriad emotions on their new second album

    For their new second album, Baltimore postpunk trio Quattracenta teamed up with producer J. Robbins (Jawbox) and the Brokers Tip label, owned by Bob Nastanovich (Pavement, Silver Jews). Those familiar names aren’t the band’s only nods to t…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Oct 20, 1:00pm -

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    • Cheer star Jerry Harris arrested on charges of child sexual abuse images
      Harris admitted during interview after FBI agents raided his home that he had asked teen to send him photos and videosJerry Harris, the star of the Netflix documentary series Cheer, was arrested on Thursday on felony charges of production of child se…
      - 34 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 4:06pm -
    • Destructive 'wall of wind' tears through Iowa and Chicago – video
      A powerful thunderstorm known as a 'derecho' has brought heavy rain and winds of up to 100mph to the US states of Iowa and Illinois. Gusty winds and heavy rain brought down trees, damaged roofs, cut power and destroyed structures. More than 20,000 pe…
      - 72 days ago, 11 Aug 20, 3:27am -
    • US coronavirus deaths near 150,000 as 21 states declared 'red zones'
      Covid-19 deaths have risen three weeks in a row while new cases week-over-week recently fell for the first time since JuneUS deaths from the coronavirus were approaching 150,000 on Wednesday, the highest level in the world and rising by about 10,000…
      - 85 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 12:37pm -
    • Tucker Carlson calls Purple Heart recipient Tammy Duckworth a 'coward'
      Fox News host attacked Democratic senator and Iraq war veteran on his show, claiming she ‘hates the country’The Democratic senator and Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth, who was awarded the Purple Heart medal after losing her legs during combat op…
      - 8 Jul 20, 10:42am -
    • US lockdown protests may have spread virus widely, cellphone data suggests
      Devices associated with protesters travelled up to hundreds of miles after rallies where few precautions were taken Coronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesCellphone location data suggests that demonstrators at anti-lockdown protests – so…
      - 18 May 20, 7:18am -
    • Auschwitz memorial condemns presence of Nazi slogan at US anti-lockdown rally
      ‘Arbeit macht frei’ on sign at Illinois demonstration against state’s coronavirus measures Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe organisation that runs the Auschwitz memorial has condemned the appearance at a US anti…
      - 2 May 20, 10:27am -
    • John Prine obituary
      Influential singer-songwriter who brought a blend of poignancy, anger and humour to songs about the problems of everyday lifeJohn Prine, who has died aged 73 due to complications of Covid-19, was a highly influential American singer-songwriter. Music…
      - 8 Apr 20, 6:48am -
    • Two Walmart workers from same Illinois store die from coronavirus
      Two Evergreen Park employees in Chicago suburbs had not been in store for ‘more than a week’, officials sayCoronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA pair of workers at a Walmart in the Chicago suburbs hav…
      - 6 Apr 20, 1:08pm -
    • Coronavirus: Illinois governor announces rare death of baby
      Investigation under way to determine cause of death in pandemic where children make up only small fraction of positive cases globallyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Illinois health department has announced the first…
      - 28 Mar 20, 9:08pm -
    • One in four Americans under strict stay-home orders to slow coronavirus spread
      New Jersey joins New York, Connecticut, Illinois and California in telling residents to stay indoors and to practice social distancingNew Jersey on Saturday ordered its citizens to stay at home meaning that almost one in four Americans are now under…
      - 21 Mar 20, 10:32am -
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    • Joliet man loses appeal in 2009 attempted murder of ex-girlfriend

      Joliet man loses appeal in 2009 attempted murder of ex-girlfriend

      Bradley Schlott, 51, was sentenced to 12 years in prison after he attacked his ex-girlfriend with a knife in March 2009. The Illinois Appellate Court confirmed the 2016 conviction of Bradley Schlott Monday in the attempted murder of his former girlfr…
      - 4 Jun 19, 7:46am -
    • Ald. Edward Burke is due in court — again

      Ald. Edward Burke is due in court — again

      Great spectacle but few surprises are expected as Chicago’s longest-serving alderman answers to a fresh indictment. For the second time this year, Chicago’s longest-serving alderman is due at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse. But this time, he’l…
      - 4 Jun 19, 7:27am -
    • ‘Promise fulfilled’ for tattoo titan Ryan Henry

      ‘Promise fulfilled’ for tattoo titan Ryan Henry

      The Pilsen shop 9MAG, setting for VH1’s “Black Ink Crew Chicago,” was created to carry out a pledge the owner made to his slain sister, Nova. Freehand tattoo artist Ryan Henry’s love of art, a work ethic instilled in him by his father and a p…
      - 4 Jun 19, 7:00am -
    • Robberies reported in West Garfield Park: police

      Robberies reported in West Garfield Park: police

      Police are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings following a pair of robberies in West Garfield Park on the West Side. Police are warning residents to be aware of their surroundings following a pair of robberies in West Garfield Park…
      - 4 Jun 19, 6:06am -
    • Dear Abby: Even after husband hurt me, I don’t know how to leave

      Dear Abby: Even after husband hurt me, I don’t know how to leave

      His anger issues are worsening to the point where he bashed wife’s head into a car window. DEAR ABBY: My husband has always had anger issues. Recently, they have progressed from targeting inanimate objects to targeting me. A few weeks ago, when he…
      - 4 Jun 19, 6:00am -

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