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May 24, 2018

Man, 41, shot in Englewood
About 2 p.m., the 41-year-old was driving west in the 1000 block of West 72nd Street when he heard gunshots, according to Chicago Police.

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May 24, 2018

Books: Publishers Weekly best sellers for the week ending May 20
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Cast" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 2. "The 17th Suspect" by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown) 3. "The Fallen" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 4. "By Invitation Only" by Dorothea Benton Frank (William Morrow) 5. "The High Tide Club" by Mary Kay Andrews (St. Martin's Press) 6. "Before We […]

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May 24, 2018

Jury recommends $25M in Johnson's baby powder lawsuit
A California jury delivered a $25.7 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson after a woman claimed she got cancer by using the company's baby powder.

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May 24, 2018

The title says ‘Solo,' but Lando runs away with the movie
Smuggler Lando Calrissian has pulled off his biggest score: stealing "Solo: A Star Wars Story." Donald Glover's Lando, the role he inherited from Billy Dee Williams, has outshone and outswaggered his frenemy Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) — whose name is in the title — at every turn. The signs of his force are everywhere, with the Fandango FanShop […]

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May 24, 2018

Woman, 25, shot in Chatham
She suffered gunshot wounds to her thighs and legs about 2:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South State Street.

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May 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Bug out, Gov, and let the voters decide who runs the Water District
If the court fight happens, it will be an unnecessary waste of time and resources. Once the voters speak, that should settle the matter.

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May 24, 2018

Is tanking trend to blame for the Cubs' stomach-churning, roller-coaster start?
Nearly two months into the season, baseball looks like a society of haves and extreme have-nots.

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May 24, 2018

#NoCopAcademy coalition files lawsuit to block Friday's City Council meeting
Brendan Shiller accused the mayor and his allies of using "the most Trumpian of government thuggery to tamp down debate and avoid true discussion."

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May 24, 2018

Danica Patrick ready to bid farewell to her racing career at Indy 500
Patrick, 36, will have a shot to improve her career-best third-place finish (2009) in the Indy 500 — also the record for female drivers.

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May 24, 2018

‘It's idiotic': Warriors coach Steve Kerr rips NFL's new anthem policy
Warriors coach Steve Kerr called out the NFL for its new policy requiring players to stand during the national anthem.

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May 24, 2018

FIFA World Cup news: Mexico-U.S. soccer to play Sept. 11 exhibition at Nashville
The match announced Thursday in Chicago will be the first for Mexico on a FIFA date following the World Cup.

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May 24, 2018

Ivan Albright exhibit holds magnifying mirror to our wrinkled, decaying ‘Flesh'
A collection of self-portraits show that Albright kept his vision to the end, gazing with a clear eye at his own startled, decrepit face.

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May 24, 2018

Giolito KO'd early, Bundy goes distance as O's topple White Sox
Lucas Giolito struggled mightily with his control, lasting only 1 1/3 innings and allowing seven runs, while Dylan Bundy pitched a complete game.

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May 24, 2018

Investigator heads north to Chicago in search of answers about her son's murder
She'll go door to door in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, hoping to find out what happened to her son, who was shot to death there in March.

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May 24, 2018

Bus driver charged in NJ crash that killed two
School bus driver Hudy Muldrow Sr. was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide in the deaths of a student and teacher.

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May 24, 2018

Man shot in Back of the Yards dies 3 weeks later
A man died Wednesday afternoon, three weeks after he was shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

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May 24, 2018

Congresswoman: Volleyball coach Rick Butler ‘should have been in jail'
"This really underscores the problem that has occurred over so many years," U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky said Wednesday.

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 24, 2018

Emanuel's private emails filled with complaints about crime
For the most part, political heavy-hitters and campaign donors no longer pitch ideas to Emanuel on the mayor's private email accounts.

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May 24, 2018

Harvey Weinstein expected to surrender Friday to face charges in New York
Officials say the case relates to Lucia Evans, one of dozens of women accusing the film producer of sexual harassment.

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May 24, 2018

Businesses evacuated after Aurora freight train derailment
Two businesses were evacuated after a freight train derailed Thursday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.

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May 24, 2018

Businesses evacuated after Aurora freight train derailment, Amtrak impacted
Two businesses were evacuated after a freight train derailed Thursday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.

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May 24, 2018

New Bears coaching staff plans to expand Tarik Cohen's role — if he can block
As the Bears begin to sort through exactly how to use Tarik Cohen, it's clear nothing is off the table

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May 24, 2018

Don't lock up teens for car theft if it's unclear they knew the car was stolen
Considering the length of the sentence, it is important to establish that the defendant knew the car was stolen. This is not a legal "loophole."

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May 24, 2018

Obesity linked to these 12 types of cancers: report
The report from World Cancer Research Fund links 12 types of cancers to being overweight, including breast and colorectal cancer.

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May 24, 2018

Mom charged with kidnapping daughter shoved stroller at cop, ran: prosecutors
A woman charged with abducting her 3-month-old daughter during a supervised visit last week has been ordered held without bail.

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May 24, 2018

Developer for South Works site ends contract
"We can confirm that Emerald Living has terminated the contract to purchase our former South Works facility," U.S. Steel spokeswoman Meghan Cox said.

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May 24, 2018

NAACP official asks Rauner's environmental agency to help black communities
A leader of a prominent African-American group in Illinois says too much Volkswagen settlement money is going toward the wrong projects.

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May 24, 2018

Take a breath and learn, college grads, before you go out and change the world
The great liberal virtue is impatience with injustice. The great conservative virtue is gratitude.

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May 24, 2018

Welington Castillo is first active Cubs or White Sox player suspended for PEDs
In over a decade of MLB testing players for performance-enhancing drugs, Welington Castillo is the first Sox or Cubs player to be busted.

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May 24, 2018

Talking Points: Five things learned from five Bears offensive assistant coaches
With months spent learning Matt Nagy's offense and weeks spent coaching new players, members of Nagy's overhauled offensive staff had plenty to say.

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May 24, 2018

Facebook to label election-related ‘issue ads' in US
Facebook is expanding its advertising disclosure requirements to cover all U.S. ads on polarized issues such as gun control and abortion rights.

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May 24, 2018

Sneed: Move to rename Museum Campus Drive after Special Olympics
The move would highlight Chicago as the birthplace of the Special Olympics in 1968.

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May 24, 2018

LeBron James, James Harden unanimously named to All-NBA first team
LeBron James, James Harden, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard and Kevin Durant earned All-NBA first team honors for 2017-18.

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May 24, 2018

Protests outside McDonald's new HQ include Golden Arches covered in fake blood
Members of the Chicago Humane League called on McDonald's to create policies to better the living conditions of chickens that end up on their menu.

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May 24, 2018

‘On Chesil Beach': As waves roar, a good-looking love story crashes
Though beautifully photographed and well cast, the earnest love story based on an Ian McEwan novel often comes off as parody.

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May 24, 2018

Chicago beaches have less bacteria thanks to an invasive animal, study says
All 27 Chicago beaches are slated to open Friday for the 2018 season.

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May 24, 2018

Man wounded in West Garfield Park shooting
A man was shot Thursday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

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May 24, 2018

White Sox claim Garneau off waivers, move Gonzalez to 60-day DL
The White Sox claimed catcher Dustin Garneau off waivers from A's, optioned him to AAA and promoted C Yermin Mercedes from Class A to AAA.

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May 24, 2018

Rauner, Pritzker agree to 3 debates in governor's race
Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrat J.B. Pritzker have been ripping each other for more than a year, and come September they'll meet for their 1st debate.

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 24, 2018

Pritzker sets three debates in governor's race, Rauner camp says no agreement
Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrat J.B. Pritzker have been ripping each other for more than a year, and come September they'll meet for their 1st debate.

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May 24, 2018

Landmark abortion vote in Ireland may change constitution
Surveys suggest changing attitudes in Ireland, a traditionally Catholic country that surprised many by voting in favor of same-sex marriage in 2015.

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May 24, 2018

Park Manor shooting leaves man seriously wounded
A man was shot and seriously wounded Thursday morning in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side.

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May 24, 2018

White Sox react to Welington Castillo's 80-game suspension
Welington Castillo's suspension for violating baseball's drug policy was met by his bosses and teammates with disappointment and surprise.

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May 24, 2018

Judge: Emanuel, Johnson depositions in LeGrier, Jones case must be made public
Judge James O'Hara ordered that the two videotaped depositions would no longer be subject to a protective order "at the time the jury is impaneled."

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May 24, 2018

Danny Farquhar will take mound to throw first pitch at White Sox game
The White Sox reliever will take the mound for the first time since suffering a brain aneurysm in April.

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May 24, 2018

Boxer Jack Johnson granted posthumous pardon
Trump grants posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion.

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May 24, 2018

‘It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson
President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion.

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May 24, 2018

Muslims, Jews need to be able to talk with each other about Palestine, Israel
JUST RELATIONS: We need more engagement among Muslim and Jewish populations in Chicago on Palestine and Israel, Loyola's Muslim chaplain writes.

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May 24, 2018

McDonald's not ready to let go of plastic straws
A shareholder proposal to pressure the world's biggest hamburger chain on the matter was voted down at the company's annual meeting Thursday.

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May 24, 2018

Man offers 11-year-old boy cash in Morgan Park luring attempt: police
Police are looking for a man who tried to lure an 11-year-old boy to his truck Thursday afternoon in Morgan Park on the Far South Side.

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May 24, 2018

City Council vote put the pinch on taxpayers for the Obama Center
We suppose that the aldermen voting for this new ordinance accept full responsibility for the cost of the infrastructure changes that will be needed.

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May 24, 2018

Fact-check: Gov. Rauner says Texas is more union job friendly than Illinois
Is Gov. Rauner right? A Better Government Association-PolitiFact Illinois fact-check explores the topic.

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May 24, 2018

Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment: reports
Actor Morgan Freeman is being accused of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior, CNN is reporting.

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May 24, 2018

Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations
Actor Morgan Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behavior.

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May 24, 2018

Duckworth on Trump axing N. Korea summit: Not ‘results of a skilled negotiator'
Sen. Duckworth on Trump cancelling North Korea summit: "These are not the results of a skilled negotiator."

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May 24, 2018

‘Dreamers' take on the system, earn law degrees
The problem: Most states require that practicing lawyers be U.S. citizens or have legal residency status.

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May 24, 2018

White Sox make moves after Welington Castillo's suspension
Leury Garcia was placed on the DL and a pair of players were promoted from Class AAA Charlotte.

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May 24, 2018

Civil rights attorney to defend man accused of killing Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer
"I saw that he was getting convicted in the press and I sent a him a letter and asked if he'd be interested in me representing him pro bono."

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 24, 2018

Welington Castillo suspended 80 games by MLB for violating drug policy
MLB has suspended the White Sox catcher 80 games for a violation of the joint drug agreement.

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May 24, 2018

Nuts and bolts of boating/paddling: Law changes taking effect on June 1
Changes--including the repeal of the Water Usage Stamp--come to the Illinois Boat Registration and Safety Act that on June 1.

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May 24, 2018

Man groped, kissed girl on Blue Line train in Wicker Park: police
Police are looking for a man who inappropriately touched and kissed a girl on a CTA Blue Line train Wednesday morning near the Division station in Wic

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 24, 2018

5 wounded in shootings, Old Town armed robbery | May 24, 2018
Welcome to our morning article rounding up crime (and more) happenings from around the Chicago area overnight.

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May 24, 2018

Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian but didn't brake, NTSB say
The system spotted the woman about 6 seconds before hitting her but didn't stop because emergency braking was disabled.

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May 24, 2018

Trump cancels June 12 North Korea summit in Singapore
"You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used," Trump wrote.

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May 24, 2018

Trump cancels June 12 summit in Singapore; cites ‘open hostility' by North Korea
In the statement that Trump cited, North Korea referred to Vice President Mike Pence as a "political dummy" for his comments on the North.

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May 24, 2018

Michelle Obama book cover image revealed
The highly anticipated memoir is due Nov. 13. A book tour is planned to coincide with the release.

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May 24, 2018

London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body
Police say the couple believed the nanny was in league with the wife's ex-boyfriend Mark Walton, a founding member of Irish boy band Boyzone.

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May 24, 2018

Anita Doty, whose delicious gumbo begat 2 Chicago-area restaurants, dead at 78
When Anita Doty ladled out gumbo, "You would have people come in, and they would have $20 in their hands, waving it, ‘Can I get a bowl?' ''

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 24, 2018

Here be funny: Piff the Magic Dragon mixes humor with illusion
The "America's Got Talent" alum puts on a new show every night.

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May 24, 2018

Former CBOT chairman Patrick Arbor arrested at Boston airport
Patrick Arbor was arrested for the second time this week on a warrant stemming from his divorce case.

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May 24, 2018

Ex-CBOT chairman Patrick Arbor arrested — again — this time at Boston airport
Patrick Arbor was arrested for the second time this week on a warrant stemming from his divorce case.

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May 24, 2018

No immigration deal unless ‘real wall,' good security: Trump
The president said he opposes immigration legislation that doesn't include "a real wall" along the Mexican border and "very strong border security."

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May 24, 2018

3 armed robberies, carjackings this week on Southwest Side: police
All three incidents took place Monday in the Brighton Park and Gage Park neighborhoods.

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May 24, 2018

Comey among ‘rotten apples' in FBI, Trump says
President Donald Trump says that the FBI is a "fantastic institution" but that "some of the people at the top were rotten apples."

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May 24, 2018

Trump lauds NFL policy banning kneeling for national anthem
President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy, saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem.

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 24, 2018

The Mix — Some cool things to do May 25-31, 2018
Honoring the fallen Chicago will honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country with the annual Memorial Day Parade, stepping off at noon May 26 on State Street at Lake Street (and marching south to Van Buren). Ahead of the parade festivities, the annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at […]

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May 24, 2018

3 men, 2 women wounded in Chicago gun violence Wednesday
A 30-year-old man was shot in Gage Park at 12:49 a.m. One minute later, another man was shot in South Chicago.

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May 24, 2018

North Korea demolishes nuke test site with series of blasts
The demolition came as the North lobbed another verbal salvo at Washington, calling Vice President Mike Pence a "political dummy"

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May 24, 2018

Jeep Wrangler: Award-winning Wrangler delivers on & off the pavement
The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler offers unmatched off-road capability with all the the expected benefits of their 4x4 system.

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 24, 2018

Summer Celebrations 2018— Our guide to the Chicago area's festivals
The weather is warming up and in Chicago that signals the return of the summer festival season. While the big three of music — Lollapalooza, Pitchfork and Riot Fest — get a lot of attention, there are many others festivals that highlight Chicago's diverse neighborhoods, arts and culture, food, music and other organizations. The annual […]

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May 24, 2018

Man charged with hiding camera in women's restroom in Batavia
Patrick Alcontin, of Lombard, hid the camera in a restroom at the medical office where he worked.

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May 24, 2018

2 back to back fires break out in Markham
Just before 2 a.m., crews found a home engulfed in flames in the 3000 block of West Nottingham Avenue.

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May 24, 2018

Second woman robbed in Old Town: police
A 40-year-old woman was walking down the street when two males came up behind her, struck her elbow and took her property.

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May 24, 2018

2 women wounded in Englewood shooting
The women were standing outside when a gray Chevrolet Tahoe drove up and someone inside fired shots.

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May 24, 2018

Woman robbed at gunpoint in Old Town
The 26-year-old woman was walking home about 3:25 a.m. in the 1400 block of N. Orleans when two armed males robber her.

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May 24, 2018

Police looking for person who fired shots in Aurora
Shots were fired Monday in the 700 block of George Avenue. No one was injured and nothing was hit by the bullet.

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May 24, 2018

7th grader charged with threatening to "shoot up" school in Indiana
The boy threatened to carry out the shooting at Boone Grove Elementary and Middle School.

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May 24, 2018

Dear Abby: I dread the day when my toxic mom moves in
Narcissistic and friendless, the older woman is saving no money and assumes daughter will house her and take care of her.

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May 24, 2018

Cubs swept by Indians after getting no-hit for six innings in 1-0 loss
Almost 19 months after a failed squeeze bunt in Game 7 of the World Series, Baez was asked to try it again against the same team — with worse results.

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May 24, 2018

Man shot in both legs in Brighton Park
The 39-year-old was standing in an alley at 8:37 p.m. when someone walked up to him and opened fire in the 4300 block of South Maplewood, police said.

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May 24, 2018

Celtics beat Cavaliers 96-83 in Game 5, lead Eastern Conference finals 3-2
The Celtics held James to two fourth-quarter points, earning their 10th straight victory in Boston to remain perfect at home this postseason.

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May 24, 2018

Capitals beat Lightning 4-0 in Game 7 behind Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby
Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals as the Caps continued to shed a label as postseason underachievers.

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May 24, 2018

White Sox' Anderson says he's just scratching the surface
"It's way up there,'' Tim Anderson said of his ceiling. "I'm not even close, not even close. I still do things that I can't even believe.''

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May 24, 2018

Chicago's population drops for third year in a row, losing 3,825 in 2017: Census
MAP: See how population changed in cities, towns and villages across Illinois.

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May 24, 2018

Horoscope for May 24, 2018
Moon Alert We have the "all clear" today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Libra. Aries (March 21-April 19) You are a generous sign and today want to try to help someone, especially by using the resources of others. You might want to do fundraising or encourage a charitable activity to benefit […]

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 23, 2018

Report: White Sox' Castillo to receive 80-game suspension for PEDs
White Sox catcher Welington Castillo will be suspended 80 games for failing a PED test, according to a reports.

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May 23, 2018

Officers shot, killed armed woman in Gurnee: police
Officers shot and killed a woman Wednesday afternoon in north suburban Gurnee, according to police.

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May 23, 2018

Happ goes, Cubs go? Ian back for second chance at leadoff role
A 12-for-36 run with nine extra-base hits and 11 walks put the Cubs Opening Day leadoff man back in the top spot for the first time since April 17.

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 23, 2018

Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs
Trump predicted earlier that U.S. automakers and auto workers would be "very happy" with the outcome of the NAFTA talks.

Chicago Sun-Times News
May 23, 2018

New one-stop shops for education, employment to target city's troubled youths
"Before I got into this program, I didn't have the same mindset I do now," said Keavon Cooper, who works at Wendy's. He plans to work in construction.

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