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Rex Huppke column: Fire the cops who won't comply with Chicago's vaccine mandate

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In Senate hearing, Rahm Emanuel both defends and expresses regret over handling of Laquan McDonald shooting. 'I'm responsible.'

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Editorial: Confirm Rahm for Japan, notwithstanding the disconnect

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Southwest: We won't put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave

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United Airlines posts $473 million third quarter profit on federal pandemic aid

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Chicago Sky owner Michael Alter agrees to pay fine for lobbying Mayor Lori Lightfoot

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Parents push back against Columbia College policy limiting children on campus

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3 takeaways from the Chicago Blackhawks' descent to 0-3-1, including the Jeremy Colliton watch, Jonathan Toews' sluggish start and a host of ESPN broadcast problems during the 4-1 loss in the home opener

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'I don't think he deserves mercy.' Victim by victim, bullet by bullet, details of Stoneman Douglas massacre shared in court as gunman pleads guilty

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R. Kelly was on suicide watch after conviction in New York, lawyer says as trial date set in Chicago case

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Authorities search canal near Lockport for Stacy Peterson's body, her sister says. Wife of Drew Peterson has been missing since 2007.

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Illinois hospital systems losing hundreds of workers because of COVID-19 vaccine mandates

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Op-ed: Black Chicago was once a vibrant community with its own lottery. Young Black Chicago can help it rise again.

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Column: Black girl captures on video a white boy asking students, 'Do you all want to hear me say something racist?'

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Ask Amy: Cousin feels violated over childhood abuse

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Massive One Central development plans call for concert venue, retail and restaurants near Soldier Field

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Recovery lags for South Loop restaurants without workers back in offices: 'I don't know if this is the new normal or not'

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Fans search in vain for Chicago Sky merchandise: 'When a team wins the Super Bowl, they have it. They're doing the ladies a disservice here.'

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Former Chicago Bulls coach Jim Boylen is picked to coach USA Basketball in next month's World Cup qualifiers

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Illinois linebacker Jake Hansen's college career is over after season-ending knee surgery

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