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Feb 20, 2018

Drunk driver gets stuck on railroad tracks in Riverside
Gonzales said she had been drinking most of the night on the North Side and was driving home to the South Side. She thought she was in Hammond, Ind.

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Feb 20, 2018

IOC must not reinstate Russia for Olympic Games' closing ceremony
Not if the IOC wants to maintain a shred of credibility, not if it wants the rest of the world to believe it considers doping to be a serious breach.

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Feb 20, 2018

Dear Abby: Terrible colleagues ruin my workday
The tardiness, laziness and endless chatter of fellow employees make 62-year-old worker want to retire.

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Feb 20, 2018

Flooding possible as heavy rain moves through Chicago
A flood watch is in effect until late Tuesday night for the entire Chicago metro area as rain and possible thunderstorms move through the area, the National Weather Service is warning. Chicago can expect up to one inch of rain, and southern suburbs and parts of Indiana can expect up to four inches, the weather […]

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Feb 20, 2018

Northwestern lets another big late lead get away in loss to Maryland
After blowing a 27-point lead against No. 2 Michigan State on Saturday, the Wildcats couldn't protect an 11-point edge in the second half Monday.

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Feb 20, 2018

U.S. men's hockey beats Slovakia, will play Czechs in Olympic quarters
Ryan Donato scored two goals, Troy Terry had three assists and the United States beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round.

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Feb 20, 2018

Horoscope for Feb. 20, 2018
Moon Alert Avoid shopping or big decisions from 5 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Chicago time. After that, the Moon moves from Aries into Taurus. Aries (March 21-April 19) Be careful because this is a dicey day. The Moon is in your sign until the afternoon, but it's at "loose ends," which is why you feel […]

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 19, 2018

Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah
The GOP's presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week he would seek the nomination to replace retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch.

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Feb 19, 2018

Lifeless start leads to latest loss for Blackhawks
Hawks fall behind 3-0 early, then Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick shuts down comeback attempt down the stretch.

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Feb 19, 2018

2 people shot in Chatham
A 25-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were shot Monday evening in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

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Feb 19, 2018

Man, 48, shot in West Englewood
The shooting happened about 6:20 p.m. in the 2300 block of West 68th Street.

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Feb 19, 2018

Wakanda Forever: CPS students see Black Panther in all its glorious color, free
"Exceptional," was the word used by Dyett High School freshman Cameron Guyce on Monday, to describe the film that's all the rage: Black Panther.

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Feb 19, 2018

Chicago-area students grill gubernatorial candidates; Kennedy and Biss feud
Chicago-area students asked the questions, which helped keep the WTTW-moderated forum civil, but the discussion heated up on the last question.

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Feb 19, 2018

Men charged with fatal shooting during Evanston marijuana deal denied bond
Julius Francellno and Malik Caswell, both 18, are facing charges of first-degree murder in the Feb. 8 shooting of 20-year-old Yakez Semark.

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Feb 19, 2018

White Sox the worst team in the league? It's only spring — let's bet against it
What if the Sox are more than meets the eye, greater than the sum of their parts, a success story just waiting to come almost from out of nowhere?

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Feb 19, 2018

Police: 15-year-old boy killed and 19-year-old woman wounded in Chatham shooting
About 5:20 p.m., the two were walking in the 7600 block of South Champlain when someone approached them and fired shots, Chicago Police said.

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Feb 19, 2018

Boy, 16, and woman, 19, shot in Chatham
A 16-year-old boy and a 19-year-old woman were shot Monday evening in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

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Feb 19, 2018

2 wounded in Back of the Yards shooting
The shooting happened about 5:40 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Hermitage Avenue, according to Chicago Police.

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Feb 19, 2018

Will the Bears give CB Kyle Fuller the franchise tag? Window opens Tuesday
The window for deciding cornerback Kyle Fuller's Bears future opens Tuesday, the first day that NFL teams can designate franchise or transition tags.

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Feb 19, 2018

Last surviving member of famed Kerner Commission coming to town
Fred R. Harris is co-editor of "Healing Our Divided Society," a 50th anniversary update of the 1968 Kerner Report.

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Feb 19, 2018

Another Madigan aide gone after allegations of ‘inappropriate behavior'
Shaw Decremer is the second Madigan operative to be dismissed within a week, NBC reported Monday evening.

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Feb 19, 2018

Reports: Another Madigan aide gone after allegations of ‘inappropriate behavior'
Shaw Decremer is the second Madigan operative to be dismissed within a week, NBC reported Monday evening.

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Feb 19, 2018

School closing protesters take their pleas to mayor's house
Englewood's four open-enrollment high schools are slated to close, and the National Teachers Academy elementary school will turn into a high school.

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Feb 19, 2018

EDITORIAL: The ‘permatemp' serfdom of Chicago workers in the junk economy
Workers should not be relegated forever to "permatemp" serfdom.

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Feb 19, 2018

Bond denied for 3rd man charged with murder in Dolton gas station shooting
Eric Brewer, 45, is charged with first-degree murder in the Dec. 28 shooting and robbery.

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Feb 19, 2018

Those who do nothing on gun control fail our children
Our children are at risk. Now they are calling all of us to account.

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Feb 19, 2018

Fergie on national anthem performance: I ‘honestly tried my best'
"I'm a risk-taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn't strike the intended tone. I love this country and honestly tried my best," she said.

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Feb 19, 2018

Fergie on national-anthem performance: I ‘honestly tried my best'
"I'm a risk-taker artistically, but clearly this rendition didn't strike the intended tone. I love this country and honestly tried my best," she said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 19, 2018

Man, 68, shot in Englewood
About 4:15 p.m., a 68-year-old man was shot in the leg and arm in the 1000 block of West 71st Street.

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Feb 19, 2018

National beverage industry gears up to donate to Cook County Commissioners
"The PAC will be endorsing candidates," said Tarrah Cooper, a spokesman for the beverage industry "Citizens for a More Affordable Cook County."

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Feb 19, 2018

Anti-soda tax PAC jumps in Cook County Board races
"The PAC will be endorsing candidates," said Tarrah Cooper, a spokesman for the beverage industry "Citizens for a More Affordable Cook County."

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Feb 19, 2018

Reports: Red Sox agrees on five-year contract with slugger J.D. Martinez
Martinez becomes the second high-profile client of agent Scott Boras to sign in recent days — leaving pitcher Jake Arrieta still seeking a contract.

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Feb 19, 2018

Reports: Red Sox close on five-year contract with slugger J.D. Martinez
Martinez becomes the second high-profile client of agent Scott Boras to sign in recent days — leaving pitcher Jake Arrieta still seeking a contract.

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Feb 19, 2018

The final stretch is set to start for the Bulls, and there's a lot to watch for
The regular season is down to just 25 games for the Bulls, but this is still a franchise with unanswered questions lingering in the final stretch.

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Feb 19, 2018

Bulls' final stretch is set to start, and there's a lot to watch
The regular season is down to just 25 games for the Bulls, but this is still a franchise with unanswered questions lingering in the final stretch.

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Feb 19, 2018

White Sox' rebuild generating ‘market momentum'
White Sox VP says the season ticket renewal rate has exceeded expectations and that new season ticket sales are pacing well ahead of last year.

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Feb 19, 2018

White Sox rebuild generating ‘market momentum'
White Sox VP says the season ticket renewal rate has exceeded expectations and that new season ticket sales are pacing well ahead of last year.

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Feb 19, 2018

Evan F. Moore: Sun-Times digital team member talks about South Side upbringing
According to Vocalo, the segment features "the voices and people who contribute to our city's rich cultural diversity."

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Feb 19, 2018

O'Hare jet scare spurs talk of fines for fliers lugging bags during evacuations
National Transportation Safety Board chairman: Fining airline passengers might be a way to keep them from grabbing bags before emergency deplaning.

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Feb 19, 2018

Boy, 17, critically wounded in Hegewisch drive-by shooting
A 17-year-old boy was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon in the Hegewisch neighborhood on the Far South Side.

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Feb 19, 2018

When ‘only the most unscrupulous get ahead,' it erodes America
We are forgetting the real meaning of America — the ideals on which our nation was built.

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Feb 19, 2018

Public campaign financing could end big donor rule of government
Money talks. Those who pay the piper call the tune.

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Feb 19, 2018

Driver seriously injured when Metra train strikes vehicle in Norwood Park
The vehicle's driver was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge in serious condition, authorities said.

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Feb 19, 2018

Ford sexual harassment hearing a risky business for Chicago aldermen
As Chicago woos Amazon, what kind of message would the public shaming of another major corporation send about the way politicians here operate?

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Feb 19, 2018

Directing a movie about women's woes, Heather Graham vows to keep it funny, sexy
The "Boogie Nights" star says in the midst of the #MeToo movement, "everyone is ready to deal with this subject matter, which is amazing."

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Feb 19, 2018

Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter
President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor on Twitter, asking why Barack Obama didn't do more to prevent Russian election meddling.

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Feb 19, 2018

Olympic hockey teams told to fist-bump, not shake hands due to norovirus
The game-ending hockey handshake is one of the finest traditions in all of sports, but it's getting iced at the Olympics.

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Feb 19, 2018

Person pistol-whipped during robbery in Montgomery
During the robbery, two suspects pistol-whipped a person and made off with an undetermined amount of cash, police said.

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Feb 19, 2018

Teens press for gun control outside White House
Dozens of teenage students spread their bodies on the pavement in front of the White House to demand presidential action on gun control.

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Feb 19, 2018

36-year-old woman killed, 2 wounded in shooting during Zion home invasion
Officers responded at 1:41 p.m. to a call of multiple people shot during a home invasion in the 2800 block of Edina Boulevard, police said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 19, 2018

Man, 43, reported missing from Near West Side
Police announced Monday afternoon that Steven Gaffney had been found safely, but provided no additional information.

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Feb 19, 2018

Anthony Duclair reacts to Blackhawks fans making racist taunts at Smith-Pelly
"Whether it happens to a hockey player or random person on the street, you should be comfortable in your own skin, regardless of race, gender."

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Feb 19, 2018

Blackhawks ban four fans for racial taunts; Anthony Duclair reacts
"Whether it happens to a hockey player or random person on the street, you should be comfortable in your own skin, regardless of race, gender."

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Feb 19, 2018

Cubs' Jon Lester on MLB efforts to speed up pace of play: ‘Terrible'
MLB will limit non-pitching-change mound visits -- including catchers and other teammates on the field -- to six per nine innings, starting in 2018.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 19, 2018

Illinois Senate 27th District Democratic candidate: Joe Sonnefeldt
Joe Sonnefeldt is running for the Democratic nomination in the Illinois State Senate 27th district in the NW suburbs.

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Feb 19, 2018

Illinois Senate 27th District Democratic candidate: Ann Gillespie
Ann Gillespie is running for the Democratic nomination in the Illinois State Senate 27th district in the NW suburbs.

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Feb 19, 2018

No one injured in fire at Naperville home
Fire crews responded at 8:36 p.m. to a call of a house on fire in the 1300 block of Middleburg Road, according to the Naperville Fire Department.

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Feb 19, 2018

Why didn't Jimmy Butler play in the NBA All-Star Game?
Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler opted to ride the bench on Steph Curry's team during the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, leaving fans and media guessing why.

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Feb 19, 2018

Son hired teen to kill parents in DuPage County: police
Both men were charged with two felony counts of attempted first-degree murder, and the son also faces two additional counts of solicitation of murder.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 19, 2018

Blackhawks trade defenseman Michal Kempny ahead of next week's deadline
Czech native will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, and is reportedly heading to Washington.

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Feb 19, 2018

Thyago Vieira worth watching in White Sox camp
With 100-mph (or more) heat, Thyago Vieira has a chance to make the White Sox bullpen. The Brazilian right-hander is also working on a new pitch.

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Feb 19, 2018

Kobe Bryant was set to play for the Bulls in 2004
Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant were one of the NBA's greatest duos, but neither of the alpha dogs wanted to be viewed that way.

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Feb 19, 2018

Trump at his golf club for Presidents Day; backs efforts to bolster gun checks
Trump spent time this weekend largely at his Mar-a-Lago estate as White House aides advised him against golfing too soon after the school shooting.

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Feb 19, 2018

Feathers fly as chicken shortage shuts KFCs across Britain
Fast-food chain KFC has been forced to close most of its 900 outlets in Britain and Ireland because of a shortage of chicken.

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Feb 19, 2018

Anthony Rizzo calls vigil speech ‘hardest thing I ever had to do'
After spending time consoling family and friends affected by the Florida school shooting, Anthony Rizzo returned Monday to Cubs' camp.

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Feb 19, 2018

Fergie, Roseanne or Flea: Who performed the worst national anthem of all time?
Fergie's performance got us thinking . . . what is the worst performance of the national anthem? Here are some options.

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Feb 19, 2018

High court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute
Like a number of states, Minnesota bars voters from wearing political items to the polls. But that could change and affect other states too.

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Feb 19, 2018

Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040
The utility plans to generate 40 percent of its power from renewable sources such as wind and solar energy by then, CEO Patti Poppe said

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Feb 19, 2018

Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism
Messenger Kids lets kids under 13 chat with friends and family. It displays no ads and lets parents approve who their children message.

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Feb 19, 2018

Chicago After Dark: Uber passenger fatally shot; Austin stabbing | Feb. 19, 2018
Welcome to our morning article #afterdark, a roundup of crime (and more) happenings from around Chicago overnight.

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Feb 19, 2018

Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding case
America's union leaders are about to find out if they were right to fiercely oppose Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court.

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Feb 19, 2018

Picasso print worth $50,000 stolen from Milwaukee art appraiser
The owner says he and his business partner noticed on Friday that the print, one of only 30 in the world, was missing.

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Feb 19, 2018

Couple says Florida school shooting suspect told them he was sorry
James and Kimberly Snead said they've only seen Nikolas Cruz once since the shooting that killed 17 when they briefly saw him at the police station.

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Feb 19, 2018

2-Minute Drill: LeBron rules, Kris Dunn is driven, Fergie's anthem fail
Team LeBron rules with defense in NBA All-Star Game; Kris Dunn can't wait for final 25 games; and, what was Fergie singing?

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 19, 2018

2018 Ford Preview
NEW & NOTABLE Mustang: The big news with the 2018 Ford lineup comes from what's under the hood. Look for performance to be the headliner this year and the star of the show is undoubtedly the refreshed Mustang, which gets its first refresh since the 2015 redesign. If you like the Shelby 350GT, you will […]

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Feb 19, 2018

Male shot and killed in Lawndale
A male was shot in the torso about 4:20 a.m. in the 2200 block of South Keeler.

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Feb 19, 2018

Person shot and killed in Lawndale
A male was shot in the torso about 4:20 a.m. in the 2200 block of South Keeler.

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Feb 19, 2018

Man shot and killed in Lawndale
A man was shot in the back about 4:20 a.m. in the 2200 block of South Keeler, police said.

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Feb 19, 2018

Turkeys in Chicago, bucks in snow, bluegill in winter: Notes, Chicago outdoors
Turkey in Chicago, bluegill on fly in winter, bucks holding racks in the snow and a big black carp, here are notes all around Chicago outdoors.

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Feb 19, 2018

Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
Dense fog, high winds and heavy snow in the Zagros Mountains made it impossible for rescue crews in helicopters to reach the site.

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Feb 19, 2018

Couple charged after woman hits man with hammer in Malta
Officers responded to a report of a man being beaten with a hammer by a woman inside their home.

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Feb 19, 2018

Uber passenger killed in drive-by shooting on South Side
The 34-year-old man was sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle when a tan-colored vehicle pulled up and fired shots.

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Feb 19, 2018

Man killed in drive-by shooting in Grand Crossing
The 34-year-old man was sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle when a tan-colored vehicle pulled up and fired shots.

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Feb 19, 2018

Man lies to police about head injury, claims armed robbery
Further investigation found that the robbery and attack did not occur, and the man admitted that his injuries were self inflicted.

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Feb 19, 2018

Environmental cleanup closes roads Monday in Aurora
The environmental cleanup project for Nicor Gas and ComEd will close parts of River Street between Prairie and North Avenue through June.

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Feb 19, 2018

Frost Law starts Monday on roads in Porter County, Indiana
Vehicles weighing more than five tons cannot travel on any public road or highway.

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Feb 19, 2018

Man, 39, missing from Lake View East
He was last seen about 4:30 p.m. near Celeste Restaurant at 111 W. Hubbard.

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Feb 19, 2018

U.S. women's hockey team back in gold-medal game with 5-0 win over Finland
Dani Cameranesi scored two goals and added an assist, and the United States will play for the gold medal that has eluded them for nearly two decades.

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Feb 19, 2018

DePaul's rally falls short in road loss to Seton Hall
Desi Rodriguez scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Seton Hall to an 82-77 victory over DePaul.

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Feb 19, 2018

Dear Abby: I finally look good, but I fear it won't last
Woman in her 50s doesn't like the person she's becoming: obsessed, shallow and considering cosmetic surgery

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Feb 19, 2018

Loyola clinches at least share of MVC title with win over Evansville
Loyola claimed its first league title since 1986-87, when it shared the crown in the Midwestern City Conference — now the Horizon League.

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Feb 19, 2018

Leron Black's career-high 28 points push Illinois past Nebraska 72-66
Close games have not gone well for Illinois this season. The Illini have lost nine games by single digits, including three losses in overtime.

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Feb 19, 2018

Fire alarm, sprinklers saved lives of students: Evanston Fire Dept.
A fire protection system spared five Northwestern students from a dryer-fire in their residence last Monday, according to the Evanston Fire Department

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Feb 19, 2018

Horoscope for Feb. 19, 2018
Moon Alert We have the "all clear" today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Aries. Aries (March 21-April 19) Keep a low profile for the next four weeks because this is a preparation time for your debut when the Sun enters your sign for your birthday. Until then, strategize what you want […]

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 18, 2018

James' layup lifts Team LeBron over Team Stephen 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game
LeBron James made a go-ahead, finger-roll layup with 34.5 seconds left and finished with a game-high 29 points. James was named the All-Star Game MVP.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 18, 2018

Police warn of robberies in Loop subway tunnels
The men targeted people in the pedestrian tunnels between the CTA Red and Blue line trains at morning and evening hours

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Feb 18, 2018

Super PAC jumps in to bolster Newman over Lipinski in Illinois House contest
A just-spawned super PAC, "Citizens for a Better Illinois," last week spent $412,556 to produce ads opposing Lipinski.

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Feb 18, 2018

Man stabbed in Austin neighborhood
About 6:10 p.m., a 22-year-old man was in the 5500 block of West Jackson when he was stabbed in his right arm, police said.

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Feb 18, 2018

Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump
"You're the president. You're supposed to bring this nation together, not divide us," said David Hogg, a student at Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Feb 18, 2018

Matt Prokash's scratch, yes scratch, 847: Last sectionals of Beat the Champions
Matt Prokash's scratch 847 led really high-scoring bowling Sunday at Elk Grove Bowl in the final sectional of the 57th Beat the Champions.

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