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Coronavirus Indiana: Gov. Eric Holcomb says he would not support mandatory COVID-19 vaccineIndiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said Tuesday night that he would not support requiring residents to receive a COVID-19 vaccine once such immunizations become available.

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'Bachelorette' Clare kicks 2 men off the show, calls Dale her 'fiance,' Tayshia pops out of the pool… but why?We've got a lot to unpack in this episode. It starts off Clare's worst week ever, she gets a LOT of time with Dale, calls him her 'fiancé,' and we get a first glimpse of Tayshia.

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Sade Owens charged after falsely claiming baby was in car stolen in Marquette Park, Chicago police sayChicago police said a 7-month-old baby boy who was reported missing after a car was stolen was never in the car.

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UN watchdog: Iran building at underground nuclear facilityInspectors from the U.N.'s atomic watchdog have confirmed Iran has started construction on a new building near an underground nuclear facility that it says was sabotaged over the summer.

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Asian shares slip after Wall St's worst day in a monthShares have fallen in Asia after surging coronavirus cases and waning hopes for U.S. economic stimulus gave Wall Street its worst day in a month.

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New Chicago COVID-19 restrictions on bars, restaurants include indoor dining ban; Illinois Restaurant Association explores legal actionAn indoor dining ban is among the new COVID-19 mitigation restrictions that will be imposed on Chicago this week as coronavirus cases, positivity rate and hospitalizations surge in the area.

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Illinois Editorial Roundup:Recent editorials from newspapers published in Illinois.

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Chrissy Teigen writes heartfelt letter, opening up about recent pregnancy loss she and husband John Legend experiencedChrissy Teigen writes heartfelt letter, opening up about the recent pregnancy loss she and husband John Legend experienced.

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Hoffman Estates death under investigationHoffman Estates police are investigating after finding a body in a home Tuesday morning.

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Park Ridge home boasts Titanic-themed Halloween display: 'My heart will ghoul on'Park Ridge home's Halloween display "pretty much sums up 2020" with Titantic-themed "my heart will ghoul on" scenes, homeowner says.

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Illinois COVID 19 Update Today: IL reports 4K coronavirus cases, 46 deaths; recreational sports guidelines releasedIllinois public health officials announced 4,000 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday and 46 additional deaths. Restrictions will be imposed for Illinois Region 10, suburban Cook County, on Wednesday.

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Election 2020: How mail-in ballots are processed in Cook County early votingCook County early voting mail-in ballots are being processed as they come in to prepare for Election Day 2020.

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10-year-old Chicago girl saves mom who had stroke while exercisingSienna Livingston, 10, was able to recognize the signs of a stroke when her mother fell during a workout.

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Lightfoot Calls on Pritzker to Reconsider New COVID-19 Restrictions Taking Effect FridayAfter Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that new coronavirus restrictions will go into effect in the city of Chicago on Friday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on the governor to reconsider, saying she is concerned that the new mitigations could have dire consequences for businesses struggling amid the ongoing pandemic.

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Bears sign WR/KR Dwayne Harris to practice squadIt sounds like we're nearing the end of the Ted Ginn Jr. experience as the Bears have signed KR Dwayne Harris to the practice squad.

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Itasca mayor says village authorities won't enforce ban on indoor diningItasca Mayor Jeff Pruyn says village officials and police in town won't enforce a ban on indoor restaurant and bar service ordered by Gov.

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'Every single vote will be counted,' as Cook County on pace to 'shatter' early-voting, mail-in recordsWith early voting and requests for mail-in ballots already exceeding records, Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough provided an update Tuesday on the counting process, pledging that every vote would be tallied.

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Illinois Places High School Basketball, Other "High Risk" Sports On HoldHigh school basketball in Illinois — along with hockey and wrestling — won't take place as scheduled as the state struggles against a resurgence of COVID.

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Girlfriend gives her account of how Waukegan police shot at her and Marcellis StinnetteWith tears in her eyes, 20-year-old Tafara Williams sat up in her hospital bed Tuesday and told how a Waukegan police officer kept shooting at her and her boyfriend, even though, she said, both had their hands raised and were unarmed.

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New Chicago COVID-19 restrictions on bars, restaurants include indoor dining banAn indoor dining ban is among the new COVID-19 mitigation restrictions that will be imposed on Chicago this week as coronavirus cases, positivity rate and hospitalizations surge in the area.

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A€˜Sweet Home Chicago' Video Inspires Halloween Event to Help Live PerformersHere's your chance to show your support for Chicago's live performance community, celebrate Halloween safely and get a little exercise.

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COVID-19 case counts per county, ZIP code as of Oct. 27168,659 COVID-19 cases in the suburbs as of Friday. That's 44% of the state's total, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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Suburban Chicago Restaurant Wins Temporary Court Order to Serve Customers IndoorsA west suburban steakhouse is welcoming customers to dine inside at a time when many Chicago-area restaurants have been ordered by the state to stop indoor service due to a surge in the pandemic.

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2020 Election: Black voters motivated by current political climate; unprecedented turnout expectedSome political observers believe that due to the current political climate, the turnout among Black voters this year could rival or even surpass 2008 when Barack Obama was first elected president.

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Chicago put on COVID-19 restrictions as hospitalizations soar; Lake, McHenry counties next?Chicago is joining many areas of the suburbs and downstate Illinois in facing tightened restrictions on business operations and public gatherings because of a resurgence of COVID-19.

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Pritzker: "This Could Look Worse Than Anything We Saw in the Spring"In response to increases in coronavirus positivity rates and hospitalizations across the state, Illinois Gov.

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Lake Forest's Hopfinger gets closer to making the PGA leapLake Forest golfer Brad Hopfinger's chances of making it to the big time are much brighter now than they were a year ago.

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Wisconsin Reports New Records in Coronavirus Cases, Fatalities TuesdayThe state of Wisconsin reported a slew of new coronavirus records on Tuesday, with health officials reporting the highest single-day numbers in cases and deaths the state has seen since the pandemic began.

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FedEx looking to fill 600 job openings at new Romeoville facility for e-commerce boom during holiday seasonFedEx is looking to hire 600 people for its new Romeoville facility to keep up with the upcoming holiday demand.

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Geneva restaurant on legal fight against dining ban: 'We want to do it the right way'The day after a judge allowed FoxFire Restaurant in Geneva to offer indoor dining while fighting Gov.

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Northbrook power outage caused by crash, ComEd working to restore serviceA car crash caused power outage in Northbrook. One person has been transported to a hospital as a precaution.

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New deaths reported in southern Illinois from COVID-19At least two southern Illinois counties are reporting deaths Wednesday from the virus. There are dozens of new cases of COVID-19 in the region as well.

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Regina Taylor, of 'Lovecraft Country,' 'I'll Fly Away,' debuts virtual play 'the black 'Legendary Chicago theater actress, playwright and director Regina Taylor, who recently had a major role on HBO's "Lovecraft Country," is raising a virtual curtain for a new online production called 'the black.'

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Chicago Artists Unite For Navy Pier's First-ever Virtual Celebration, a€˜Special Announcement' ExpectedChicago's Navy Pier will host its first-ever virtual celebration Tuesday night. Navy Pier's virtual event will feature some of its arts and cultural...

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Evers Urges Self-imposed Lockdown as Cases Hit New RecordGov. Tony Evers pleaded with Wisconsin residents Tuesday to stay home and limit their interactions to immediate family amid new statewide daily records for confirmed coronavirus infections and related deaths.

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Pritzker Stops The Start Of The High School Basketball Season, IHSA Statement10-27-20) Governor JB Pritzker announced today at a press conference that high school basketball in Illinois is now on hold due to the pandemic.

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Honda motorcycle dealership moving from Des Plaines to BarringtonA Honda dealership that sells motorcycles, scooters, all-terrain vehicles, utility vehicles and more is planning to move from Des Plaines to Barrington, whose village board approved an economic incentive agreement Monday night.

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Chicago's Top Doctor Warns Against Travel For Thanksgiving Amid Spiking Coronavirus MetricsAs coronavirus cases and hospitalizations increase in Chicago, the city's top doctor warned against traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday next month.

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IDPH Designates Basketball as a€˜Higher Risk' Activity Ahead of IHSA Winter Sports MeetingOn the eve of a special IHSA board meeting to announce new details about the fate of the winter high school sports season, Illinois health officials have moved basketball from being classified as a “moderate risk” sport to the “higher risk” category.

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McCracken Receives Rural Physician Of Excellence AwardAt a special ceremony last Friday evening, Dr. Boyd A. McCracken of Greenville was honored with the presentation of the Illinois Rural Health Association’s 2020 Rural Physician of Excellence award.

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COVID Count Up to 523 In Bond CountyThe Bond County Health Department has announced seven new positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the county to date total to 523.

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HSHS Holy Family Hospital Offers Trick-or-Treating AlternativesHSHS Holy Family Hospital recommends more treats and less tricks this Halloween considering the real and increased presence of COVID-19 in our communities.

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October Is Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month:Unsafe sleep is a leading cause of death for children one year old and younger; and with families spending more time at home together or making plans to safely visit relatives as the holiday season approaches, Illinois DCFS is reminding parents of three simple steps they can take to ensure their infants are put to sleep safely.

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High school basketball, wrestling on hold, Pritzker saysAs winter sports participants await word on the fate of the season, the Illinois Department of Public Health Tuesday updated its all sports policy, moving basketball from a medium risk sport to a higher risk sport, and Gov.

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker bans indoor dining in Chicago after latest surge of COVID-19 cases

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Neuqua Valley's Nicolas Dovalovsky celebrates commitment to Illinois with another big win in cross country: ‘I have been very consistent.'Nicolas Dovalovsky, who will compete next fall at the University of Illinois, took care of the competition Saturday at the Class 3A Oswego East Regional.

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Roughly a€˜1-in-50' Chicago Residents Could be Actively Infected With COVID-19: ArwadyChicago health officials released staggering numbers Tuesday that show just how quickly the coronavirus is spreading in the city, with one estimate indicating that more than 57,000 residents could currently be infected with the virus.

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Alert: Illinois Gov. Pritzker bans indoor dining in Chicago after latest surge of COVID-19 casesCHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pritzker bans indoor dining in Chicago after latest surge of COVID-19 cases.

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Illinois Coronavirus Regions: Where Each Stands in Key MetricsIllinois health officials will implement new coronavirus restrictions in three of the state’s healthcare regions this week, bringing the number of regions seeing the enhanced mitigations to seven of 11 total regions.

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You Can Still Eat Outside in Tents, Igloos in Chicago, Officials SayChicago will once again be forced to suspend indoor dining as the city triggers new coronavirus restrictions, but will that also restrict what's allowed for outdoor dining?

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These Are the New COVID Restrictions Set to Take Effect in Chicago FridayChicago will once again be forced to suspend indoor dining as the city triggers new coronavirus restrictions from Illinois' mitigation plan.

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Proposed downtown Glen Ellyn apartments, designed with pandemic in mind, to get first hearingA Glen Ellyn advisory panel next month will conduct the first public hearing on a proposal to construct a $30 million apartment building on the site of a former grocery store in downtown.

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Chicago Puts Michigan on a€˜Warning List' as State Could Be Added to Travel Order Next WeekChicago warned that Michigan will likely be added to its travel quarantine list next week, putting it on a "warning list" Tuesday, as the city has done with previous Midwestern states.

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Trick-or-Treat Forecast: Sunny Skies Expected Halloween WeekendTrick-or-treaters can expect mostly sunny skies to fill the weekend of costumes and candy gathering in the Chicago area.

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Wisconsin COVID 19 Update: WI reports 5,262 new coronavirus cases, 64 deaths; breaking single-day recordsWisconsin health officials reported 5,262 tested positive for coronavirus Tuesday while 64 people died. That's a record-high for both cases and deaths.

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Lovers Rob 6 Chicago Area Banks Before Leading Cops on 100-Mile Chase Into Indiana: FBIThe lovers were on a roll. The two women had successfully robbed five Chicago area banks in a matter of weeks and were about to knock off their sixth.

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Indoor Dining to Be Shut Down as Chicago Sees Increased COVID-19 Restrictions From State: SourcesOne week after Chicago closed indoor bar service and began a curfew for many businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus in the city, additional restrictions, including the suspension of indoor dining, will be added as the city's metrics trigger new mitigations from the state, sources tell NBC Chicago.

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Illinois Basketball: 3 options for the Illini after missing on Bryce HopkinsThe Illinois basketball team was close to landing Bryce Hopkins. Here are three options after the Illini missed on the talented recruit.

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Intimacy directors: more important than everAs theaters and studios get back to work during COVID-19, they provide a roadmap for safe practices.

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October 27, 2020New COVID-19 restrictions hit Chicago bars and restaurants. A look at the sagging economy. New technology helps target coronavirus testing.

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Chicago Adds Florida to Quarantine List, Warns Michigan as Travel Order UpdatedThe city of Chicago on Tuesday added Florida to its emergency travel order, increasing the total number of locations on the city's quarantine list to 31 states plus Puerto Rico.

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Chicago quarantine COVID-19 travel order: Florida added to list, officials warn of rise in MichiganChicago's COVID-19 emergency travel order will get updated by city public health officials Tuesday.

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Latin American ghost stories: From the Chupacabra to La Llorona, these stories have scared people for decadesDon't watch this alone! From the Chupacabra to La Llorona, these stories have scared people for decades.

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Jewish Students Say University of Illinois Is 'Complicit' in Anti-SemitismA group of Jewish students has accused University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials of failing to stop the spread of anti-Semitic incidents on the campus.

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Former Montini coach pleads guilty to stealing money from private volleyball clubA former Montini Catholic High School volleyball coach pleaded guilty Monday to stealing money from a private volleyball club in Darien.

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Woman Stabs Employee 27 Times After Being Told to Wear Mask in West Side Store: PoliceA woman stabbed an employee more than two dozen times while another woman held him by the hair after they were told to wear a mask inside a West Side store, according to police.

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Woman Shot by Police in Waukegan Says Cops Let Boyfriend DieA Black woman who was shot by police last week in suburban Waukegan said Tuesday that officers did nothing more than cover her boyfriend with a blanket after he was shot and left him on the ground to die.

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Police: Northbrook man missing for more than two weeks, may be in dangerPolice are asking for the public's help locating a 25-year-old Northbrook man last seen more than two weeks ago in Chicago and who may be in danger.

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University of Illinois and Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation Propose First Gen IV Research Reactor at a U.S. UniversityIn a submission to the Department of Energy. Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program , Ultra Safe Nuclear...

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Illinois Reports 4,000 New Cases of Coronavirus, 46 Additional Deaths TuesdayIllinois health officials reported 4,000 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, along with 46 additional deaths attributed to the virus.

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Betsy Dollar and the Springfield Art AssociationSpringfield Art Association executive director Betsy Dollar shares the latest from the organization, including the news they are moving the SAA Collective Gallery out of the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

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Mary Frances and the Eva Carroll Monroe DocumentarySpringfield artist Mary Frances produces a documetnary on Eva Carrolll Monroe, the founder of the Lincoln Colored Home.

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library  Springfield, ILInitial Visit: April 11th, 2012Rating: 4/5Price: Free Description: Leaf through the pages of history at this library.

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Trumpeter Aquiles Navarro and drummer Tcheser Holmes demonstrate their powerful synchronicityTrumpeter Aquiles Navarro and drummer Tcheser Holmes begin their new duo album, Heritage of the Invisible II , with "Initial Meditation," a red-hot vortex of percussion and electronics whose abrasive, hypnotizing swirls sometimes sound like a helicopter flying overhead.

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Sex and the suburbsThe swinging lifestyle creates solace and friendship for those seeking sexual freedom.

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Indiana Reports One of Its Deadliest Days of Pandemic So Far With 51 Fatalities TuesdayHealth officials in Indiana confirmed 2,062 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, along with 51 additional deaths, marking one of the state's deadliest days since the pandemic began, according to state data.

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5 takeaways from Bears' embarrassing loss to the RamsThere is quite a bit that needs to be looked at following the Bears' loss.

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Dr. Fauci Set to Speak at Virtual Chicago Event as Coronavirus Cases SpikeDr. Anthony Fauci is set to speak at a virtual event for Chicago this week as the city grapples with increased coronavirus mitigations with cases and hospitalizations rising.

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Sex shops offer pleasure at a distance amid COVID-19They're seeing different kinds of clientele and more intentional shopping.

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Restrictions in 2 Regions, Pritzker Warns a€˜COVID Storm Coming'Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic across the state of Illinois today.

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How Early Was COVID Spreading in Illinois?Some recent studies indicate that COVID-19 may have been circulating around the country earlier than we previously thought, and much earlier than when lockdown measures were put in place.

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Waukegan police shooting: Tafara Williams, woman shot by police to speak out about incident at news conferenceWaukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham said he plans to release video of a deadly police shooting after families of Marcellis Stinnette and Tafara Williams, view them, possibly this week.

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Eagle Scout project provides tranquility for Alzheimer's patientsURBANA — Will Quisenberry always heard stories about his great-aunt, Lucille Gamby, growing up. She was a straight-forward, energetic person who was more like a grandmother to him than an aunt.

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Watch Live: Woman Shot by Police in Waukegan Speaks OutNote: Williams' news conference can be watched live in the video player above beginning at 11 a.m.

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NFC North Power Rankings after Week 7The race for first place in the NFC North has changed in back-to-back weeks. Here's a look at our power rankings heading into Week 8.

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Chicago restaurants close for winter as COVID case counts riseIllinois continues to tighten restrictions on the industry, and one expert said a break might not be enough keep restaurants alive.

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1 week until Election Day: President Donald Trump targets Midwest, Joe Biden goes on offense in GeorgiaOne week until Election Day, Joe Biden is going on offense, heading Tuesday to Georgia - which hasn't backed a Democrat for president since 1992 - and pushing into other territory where President Donald Trump was once expected to easily repeat his wins from four years ago.

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A cool project: club refurbishes 1940s-era fridges for charityDANVILLE  For a Danville-based service group, going to the fridge has taken on a whole new meaning.

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Illinois Department of Agriculture Awards Specialty Crop Grant FundsSPRINGFIELD, IL The Illinois Department of Agriculture received more than $591,000 through the United States Department of Agricultures.

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Khalil Mack leads Bears as Pro Football Focus' highest-graded defender vs. RamsAnother week, another good Pro Football Focus grade for Chicago Bears outside linebacker, Khalil Mack.

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Rare Book and Manuscript Library event explores history of witchcraftThe News Bureau, part of Public Affairs, generates and coordinates news coverage of the Urbana-Champaign campus.

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13 crazy stats from Bears' 24-10 loss vs. Rams in Week 7Here are 13 crazy stats from the Bears' embarrassing loss against the Rams in Week 7.

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Tuesday's coronavirus updates: 6 new cases in Champaign CountySix new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the past day in Champaign County, according to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.

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David Montgomery was Bears' highest-graded player on offense in Week 7 vs. RamsOn a Monday night when the Chicago Bears couldn't establish anything that looked remotely close to an NFL running attack, David Montgomery emerged from the team's 24-10 loss as the club's highest-graded player on offense, via Pro Football Focus.

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Illinois Health Officials Tighten Some Restrictions For Sports; Basketball Moved To High-Risk CategoryGov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday tightened its restrictions for youth and adult recreational sports amid a new statewide surge in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NXIVM leader Keith Raniere faces long prison term in 'branded women' sex cult trialKeith Raniere, a self-improvement guru whose organization NXIVM attracted millionaires and actresses among its adherents, faces sentencing Tuesday on convictions that he turned some female followers into sex slaves branded with his initials.

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Football Heads to IllinoisNoteworthy: David Blough passed for 377 yards and three touchdowns, as the Boilermakers knocked off the Fighting Illini 46-7 in Champaign in 2018.

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Matt Nagy repeats same frustrating talking points after Bears' 24-10 loss to RamsIt's a weekly routine that Chicago Bears fans are tired of hearing: Matt Nagy talking in a confused state about the offense's struggles and promising to work toward finding answers to what appears like an unsolvable problem.

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Protests in Illinois city over police killing of Black teenagerLess than 20 miles south of Kenosha, Wis., where police shot Jacob Blake multiple times in the back in August, leaving him partially paralyzed and sparking days of fiery protests and rioting, a police shooting that left a Black teenager dead and his girlfriend badly wounded last week is stirring anger in Waukegan, Ill.

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What the Bears' 5-2 start says about their playoff chances in 2020The Bears' playoff odds took a massive dip with Monday night's loss to the Rams.

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker bans indoor dining in Chicago after latest surge of COVID-19 casesCHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pritzker bans indoor dining in Chicago after latest surge of COVID-19 cases.

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Studs and Duds from Bears' Week 7 loss to RamsThe Chicago Bears were exactly who the national media thought they were in their embarrassing 24-10 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in Week 7's Monday night game.

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‘Brandon is our QB': Even after Wisconsin debacle, Lovie has faith in his seniorAll the biggest headlines as Illinois takes on Purdue on Halloween.

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Dutch rockers Molasses find new beginnings after tragedy on Through the HollowMolasses was born from the ashes of influential Dutch band the Devil's Blood. Founded in 2006 by guitarist and vocalist Selim Lemouchi and fronted by his sister Farida , they took their name from a Watain song but never went full black metal.

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How Illinois counts people in prisons to unfairly gerrymander the overall state voteThis inaccurate way of counting increases the electoral power of predominantly white districts that have prisons while reducing the power of majority Black and Brown districts.

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Chicago to Update Coronavirus Travel Order Requiring 14-Day QuarantineThe city of Chicago on Tuesday is set to update its emergency coronavirus travel order requiring a 14-day quarantine.

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Bears need to give Lamar Miller a look in the backfieldIt's time for the Chicago Bears to end the Cordarrelle Patterson experiment and give Lamar Miller a try.

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46 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Officials Continue Warning Of Second SurgeChicago's top health official said she's "very concerned" about how the outbreak is going. Published on Oct 27, 2020 12:36PM CDTCitywide Primary category in which blog post is published.

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Did Bears QB Nick Foles throw Matt Nagy under the bus?MNF analyst Brian Griese detailed a conversation with Bears QB Nick Foles admitted he knows when certain play calls aren't going to work.

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Matt Nagy on loss to Rams: 'You gotta be able to run the ball'The Chicago Bears didn't do anything to help their national reputation Monday night after an embarrassing 24-10 loss to the Rams, which wasn't as close as the two-touchdown defeat.

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'Village is in good hands'After three decades of public service, Savoy Village President Joan Dykstra is ready to move on to the next stage of her life next year  retirement.

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Board set to consider declaration of racism as public health crisis"Black citizens in Champaign County have been limited to areas with restricted access to healthy foods and a disproportionate amount of convenience and liquor stores," the resolution states.

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Arcola welcomes new half-million-dollar fire truckARCOLA  Firefighters arent hoping for a fire to break out, but theyre no doubt anxious to use their new piece of equipment  a new fire truck that arrived.

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Police looking for man who used stolen credit cardBetween Sunday, Sept. 6, and Thursday, Sept. 10, an unknown person made several unauthorized purchases, amounting to about $2,400, with the victims lost debit card.

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Parked running vehicles a temptation to thievesAs of Friday, the police department had taken 143 motor vehicle theft reports in 2020.

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After 49 years, one last Halloween for Dallas and Co.The shops location at the corner of University Avenue and First Street is prime real estate.

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Sebastian ManiscalcoThe comic, 47, on his pet peeves, finding success late, and steering clear of Trump jokes.

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Looking ahead at Bears' remaining 2020 schedule through Week 7Following their 24-10 loss against the Ram, it's the perfect time to take a look ahead at the rest of Chicago's 2020 schedule.

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Where Can You Get Tested for COVID-19 In Central Illinois?For health questions about COVID-19, call the Illinois Department of Public Health hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email.

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CTA Bus Driver Shot With Paintball Gun in ChathamA 44-year-old CTA bus driver was hurt in a paintball gun attack Monday in Chatham on the South Side.

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Bears: Eddie Jackson's injury scare, Allen Robinson, Cody WhitehairThe Bears were abysmal from start to finish of Monday night's game against the Rams, which was almost made worse by some injury scares.

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Best photos from Bears' Week 7 loss vs. RamsHere are the best photos from the Bears' Week 7 loss over the Rams on Monday Night Football.

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Top of the Morning, Oct. 27, 2020Savoys Marsha Goldenstein celebrated as hard as any Tampa Bay Ray after Saturday nights dramatic conclusion to Game 4 of the World Series.

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Area history, Oct. 27, 2020Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago.

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This day in history, Oct. 27, 2020Today is Tuesday, Oct. 27, the 301st day of 2020. There are 65 days left in the year.

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Car Crashes Into Tinley Park Home, Bursts Into FlamesA car crashed into a home and burst into flames in south suburban Tinley Park early Tuesday, according to police and fire officials, who said a search for the driver remained ongoing.

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Two More Regions To See COVID-19 Mitigations As Pace Of Hospitalization Growth QuickensSix of the state’s 11 coronavirus mitigation regions will be under escalated restrictions starting Wednesday as hospitalizations for COVID-19 show a quickening rate of increase.

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Headlines for Tuesday, October 27thThe Wayne County Health Department announced 16 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the county's total to 500.

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Does Illinois' pot law pass the smell test? Scent of weed can still prompt cops to search vehiclesFor many folks, the fragrance of cannabis is unmistakable. For police officers, it can still help establish probable cause for a search.

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More Than 60,000 Evacuated In Irvine, CA., Schools Closed Due To WildfiresMore than 60,000 residents of Irvine, Calif. were evacuated on Monday after the quick-burning Silverado Fire in Orange County scorched 2,000 acres.

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Amy Coney Barrett Sworn In As Newest Supreme Court Justice After Senate Votes To ConfirmThe Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, solidifying the conservative majority on the court.

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Dow Jones Drops 650 Points As Stock Market Plummets Due To Rise In COVID-19 CasesU.S. stocks dropped on Wall Street Monday, losing 650 points in their worst day since early September.

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Illinois' Governor Begs Citizens To Let Government Tax Them Even MoreLawmakers are bribing citizens with a tiny tax break in exchange for the power to jack up income tax rates down the line.

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CBS 2 News AM News Update 10-27-20See for privacy information.

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Watch The New Trailer For Selena: The Series Starring Christian SerratosOn Monday, Oct. 26th Netflix unveiled the official trailer for the two-part Selena: The Series starring Christian Serratos in the title role of the late Mexican-American singer.

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In Illinois energy bill negotiations, equity is taking center stageAll three major coalitions pushing for new clean energy legislation are touting social justice as a priority but vary on their approaches and accountability.

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Travel Memories, Known and UnknownImagine, if you will, boarding a series of flights at pretty much midnight in one time zone, to make connections in two different cities and end up landing halfway around the world, quite literally, about 36 hours later.

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The Weeknd And Roddy Ricch Lead The Nominations For The 2020 American Music AwardsThe two will compete for the prestigious Artist of the Year award, alongside Justin Bieber, Post Malone and Taylor Swift.

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Illinois' 13th District Congressional Race Is Nearly Identical To 2018If the 2020 race for Illinois' 13th congressional seat seems familiar, it's because in many ways it is.

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‘The Freedom Flapper': Illinois boy, 12, competes for top mullet in USClose to 100 entries nationwide were narrowed down to 10 finalists, all rocking their own style of the retro hairdo.

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Wisconsin, Illinois Reporting More New Weekly COVID-19 Cases Than 47 Other StatesA recent surge in coronavirus cases in Illinois and Wisconsin has pushed both states into unwanted territory, as the neighbors are reporting more coronavirus cases than nearly every other state in the country.

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Sangamon County Surpasses 4,000 Confirmed COVID-19 CasesMore than 100 Sangamon County residents tested positive for COVID-19 on both Saturday and Sunday, setting a new daily record of 111 on Sunday.

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DuPage could provide $2.5 million in virus relief for restaurants, barsDuPage County could offer financial relief for bars and restaurants left reeling from a ban on indoor service as COVID-19 cases are surging again.

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Record Store From 'High Fidelity' Is Now A Clubhouse For Coffee-Loving CyclistsIf youre looking for Championship Vinyl in Chicago, youre more likely to find cyclists sipping lattes than Jack Blacks character criticizing customers music tastes.

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Bears vs. Rams game recap: Everything we knowThe Bears are who we thought they were. That was made abundantly clear following Monday night's 24-10 beat-down by the Rams in primetime.

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Bears' Offense Sputters in Loss to Rams MondayLooking to make a statement against the Los Angeles Rams on a national stage, the Chicago Bears instead struggled on offense and allowed a series of penalties on defense to derail their momentum as they lost 24-10 on Monday night.

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Instant analysis of Bears' 24-10 loss vs. the Rams in Week 7Chicago's defense can only do so much while the offense continues to struggle. We recap the Bears' 24-10 loss to the Rams on MNF.

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Rams 24, Bears 10: Matt Nagy and Akiem Hicks Had Miserable NightsWhat a mess of a game. Matt Nagy and the Bears wanted to make a statement on Monday Night Football, and they certainly did – it just happened to be one that’s going to have all of Chicago in a full-blown panic until 3:25 p.m.

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7-Month-Old Found Safe With Babysitter After Being Reported Missing in SUV TheftChicago police say a 7-month-old baby who was allegedly in an SUV stolen from in front of a Marquette Park convenience store was later found safe with a babysitter, a spokesperson confirmed Monday.

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Barrett Confirmed By Senate For Supreme Court, Takes OathWASHINGTON — Amy Coney Barrett is headed to the Supreme Court. The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trumps nominee by a 52-48 vote, with Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition a week before Election Day.

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Waukegan Mayor: Video Will be Released in Fatal Police Shooting of Black TeenPolice videos showing a suburban Chicago police officer fatally shooting a Black man and wounding a Black woman are expected to be released once relatives have seen the footage, the city’s mayor has said.

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What is the Future of Abortion Rights in Illinois?While newly confirmed Justice Amy Coney Barrett dodged questions during her Senate hearings about how she'd weigh cases dealing with abortion, advocates on both sides view her leanings on the issue as a primary reason President Donald Trump chose her for the nation's high court.

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Three injured in two Monday shootings in ChampaignCHAMPAIGN — Three people suffered injuries in separate shootings Monday in Champaign, police said.

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Ambetter of Illinois Insured by Celtic Insurance Company Offers Affordable Health Insurance During Open EnrollmentAmbetter of Illinois Insured by Celtic Insurance Company Offers Affordable Health Insurance During Open Enrollment.

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Monday's coronavirus updates: Unity HS joins Rantoul elementary, GCMS in going all-remote for two weeks; Piatt County reports 22 new cases in three daPritzker: No matter where in Illinois you call home, as you go about your daily lives, remember that this is not over.

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Illinois Football: 2022 WR Jay Rockwell keeps Illini in top 4The Illinois football team moved one step closer to landing 2022 wide receiver Jay Rockwell as the talented wide receiver kept the Illini in his top four.

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Voices for 2020: Immigrants Seeking to Amplify Voices as Election NearsThis year, one in ten eligible voters in the United States are immigrants, a new record, but being eligible is just the first step.

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IronySome stories have a sense of irony that can be understood by most. There are other stories like the one I will share from Women Who Run with the Wolves that are generally ironic to many people, but piercingly ironic to me.

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Bears vs. Rams: Sherrick McManis Out for Chicago, Tyler Higbee Out for Los AngelesChicago Bears safety Deon Bush will rejoin the team's lineup on Monday night, but they'll still be without safety Sherrick McManis.

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Cook County ME Confirms First 2 Cold-Related Deaths of SeasonThe Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed its first two cold-related fatalities of the season after a 58-year-old man and a 69-year-old woman died this month.

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Pritzker: Illinois Has a€˜No Current Plans' to Turn McCormick Place Into Field HospitalWith the state of Illinois seeing increases in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says there are no plans currently in place to turn Chicago’s McCormick Place into a field hospital to deal with a potential surge in patients.

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Illinois mayor says video will be released in police shooting of Black coupleThe mayor of Waukegan, Ill., said Sunday that videos showing a police officer fatally shooting a Black man and wounding a Black woman are expected to be released this week.

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Bears Week 7 inactives: OLB Khalil Mack, CB Buster Skrine are active vs. RamsThe Chicago Bears have released their inactives ahead of their Week 7 game against the Los Angeles Rams, and it's good news on the defensive front for the Bears.

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‘The Freedom Flapper': Illinois boy, 12, competes for top mullet in USClose to 100 entries nationwide were narrowed down to 10 finalists, all rocking their own style of the retro hairdo.

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Bears vs. Rams: Three Keys to a Chicago VictoryThe Chicago Bears have made it a point to step up against some of the NFC’s best teams so far this season, but on Monday they’ll be on the big stage as they take on the Los Angeles Rams on Monday Night Football.

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Illinois residents urged to mitigate virus spread amid spikeSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — After another record-breaking day in Illinois for new coronavirus infections this weekend, Gov.

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US Marshals Rescue 45 Missing Children in Anti-Human Trafficking OperationA total of 45 missing children were rescued during a month-long anti-human trafficking operation coordinated by the U.S. Marshal's Service in southern Ohio, according to a news release from the state's attorney general.

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In 1-on-1 Interview, Lightfoot Defends Budget Plan, Details Concern Over COVID-19's SpreadChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has a tough sell ahead as she tries to convince at least 26 Chicago aldermen her budget plan — a mix of higher taxes and fees — is the best way to fill a $1.2 billion hole in the city’s budget.

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COVID-19 hits Prospect High School girls volleyball teamFamilies of Prospect High School girls volleyball players learned Monday that someone associated with the program has tested positive for COVID-19, triggering a 14-day quarantine for team members and staff who had close contact with the person.

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Editorial: The controversy over Illinois Supreme Court Justice Tom KilbrideEditorial: Connections to House Speaker Michael Madigan, again, are creating a controversial race for retention at the Illinois Supreme Court.

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CapitolFax.comToday Citizens for Judicial Fairness is launching a new ad highlighting Justice Tom Kilbride's broken promise not to accept "one penny" from Mike Madigan.

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Data: In Just 36 Days, Wisconsin's Coronavirus Case Totals Doubled From 100K to 200KWisconsin is one of the biggest coronavirus hotspots in the United States, but as the state crosses the 200,000 cases barrier, startling data shows just how quickly the virus is spreading.

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A€˜It's Not Clear Who Will Succumb to This Virus:' Illinois' Top Doctor Urges All to Take COVID-19 PrecautionsWhile older adults and those with pre-existing conditions have a higher risk of contracting COVID-19, Illinois' top doctor has urged everyone to take precautions, reiterating it's not clear who will die from the virus.

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Hayrack ride overturns, killing 1 in western IllinoisA woman was killed and more than 20 other people were injured over the weekend when a hayrack side overturned in rural western Illinois, police said.

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Video of fatal Illinois police shooting of Marcellis Stinnette will be released this week, mayor saysMarcellis Stinnette, 19, died and\u00a0Tafara Williams, 20, was wounded\u00a0after being shot by police last week in Waukegan, Illinois.

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Garage and Car A Total Loss, Adjacent Property Damaged In Alice St. FireA vehicle parked in the driveway next to the fire was a total loss. The residence adjacent to the fire received smoke and fire damage to the exterior car port area and attic above the car port.

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22 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Announced MondayThe Bond County Health Department has announced 22 new positive COVID-19 cases. The new cases include a female in her 20’s, a female in her 30’s, three females in their 40’s, two in their 50’s, two females in their 60’s, three in their 70’s, one male in his teens, one man in his 20’s, one in his 30’s, two...

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Intermittent Lane Closures On Rt. 140 In Bond, Madison CountiesThe Illinois Department of Transportation has announced intermittent lane closures on IL Rt.

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State Fire Marshal Encourages Safe Fall and Halloween DecoratingThe Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal reminds residents to keep fire safety in mind when putting up fall or Halloween decorations.

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Three Aces Honored By Baseball ConferenceThree members of this fall's Mulberry Grove Aces baseball team have received honors from Egyptian-Illini Conference coaches.

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More regions of Illinois are closing restaurant dining rooms againSix of 11 regions have suspended dine-in service, including areas near Chicago.

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Making Wallpaper of Chicago's Nature ScenesNorth Shore-based Merinda Studio will turn the walls of your home outside-in.

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Bears Vs. Rams Live Stream: How to Watch NFL Week 7 Game OnlineHere's how to watch the Bears take on the Panthers in Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season.

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Illinois to receive 3.8M COVID-19 antigen tests from HHSIllinois is set to receive 3,810,000 BixnaxNOW antigen created by Abbott, part of the Trump Administration's comprehensive national effort to fight the COIVD-19 pandemic.

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Illinois State Police Investigation Into Olney Murder Leads To Fifth Person Being ChargedOn Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the office of the Jefferson County State's Attorney Sean Featherstun charged Misty D. Whipple, a 43-year-old female of Mount Vernon, IL, with one count of Aiding a Fugitive for her role in the September 6, 2020 murder of Kyle M. Johnson.

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Milarepa's idea of "Enlightenment in one lifetime,"or bust&Vajradhara’s cockpit like Shakespeare’s, All the world’s our stage, Our shrine room, Every time we perform our version of the “Chariot that Carries Us Along, ” as Tibetans have for generations since Marpa’s gangster dharma that made Milarepa wish he was dead, Those masters that preceded us in the the art of...

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QUOTABLES: Lovie talks Wisconsin, looks ahead to PurdueIllinois dropped its season opener at Wisconsin last Friday, 45-7. On Monday, Illini head coach Lovie Smith discussed the game and what the team plans to do differently Saturday against Purdue.

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Daniel Creighton Melrose  FairfieldOn June 20, 1948 he married Betty Lou Brockett, and subsequently had two daughters, Deborah Kay, and Caren Dee.

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Illinois gets highest-ever ranking on technology and innovation listIllinois moved up in a technology and innovation ranking because it's gaining skilled workers from around the country and the world even as the state's overall population is dropping.

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Illinois Department of Agriculture Awards Specialty Crop Grant FundsSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture received more than $591,000 through the United States Department of Agriculture’s.

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Police Search for Vehicle Taken in Chicago With 7-Month-Old Still InsidePolice are searching for a vehicle that was stolen in Chicago's Marquette Park neighborhood Monday afternoon with a 7-month-old baby still inside, authorities said.

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Watch Live: Pritzker's October 26 Covid-19 UpdateWATCH LIVE:Â At 2:30 pm. today the Pritzker administration is holding a press briefing to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Remembering Benji Espinoza, champion of Chicago house musicBenji Espinoza's work for Quantum Distributors and the D.J. International label helped boost house into its exalted place in the global pop pantheon.

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October 26, 2020The future of abortion rights in Illinois, as the Supreme Court prepares for a new justice.

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Cook County Releases Statement to Residents Ahead of Added RestrictionsSuburban Cook County will be under heightened restrictions, including the suspension of indoor dining, beginning Wednesday as the area sees increases in its coronavirus positivity rate and hospitalizations.

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Illinois to Suspend Indoor Dining in Suburban Cook CountyTowns including Schaumburg, Rosemont, and Orland Park are ordered to halt indoor service.

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University of Illinois green lights work on $115M computer science complexThe University of Illinois at Chicago is moving forward on plans to start construction on its $115 million computer science building.

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Check out this awesome hype video for Week 7's Bears-Rams gameThe Chicago Bears travel to Los Angeles on Monday night to face the Rams in an important early-season NFC showdown between two teams with playoff aspirations.

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Where Regions Stand, Ezike Talks Emotional MomentHere are the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic across the state of Illinois today.

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Wrigleigh Addison Johnson  FairfieldWrigleigh is survived by her parents - Willy and Sarah Johnson; brother - Liam Johnson; paternal grandparents - Wesley and Robin Johnson; maternal grandmother - Judy.

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Decades of friendship enrich a new collaboration by rapper Rich Jones and producer Montana MacksRapper-singer Rich Jones and producer Montana Macks have been friends for nearly two decades, which surely helps explain how the Chicagoans' new self-released album, How Do You Sleep at Night?, hits so smoothly.

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Charles Royce Richison  BellevilleHe married Roberta Burton who preceded him in death and later married Gloria Ann Ripper, and she preceded him in death April 14, 2001.

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Illinois Football: Pro Football Focus gives Tarique Barnes high gradeI thought Tarique Barnes had a great game against Wisconsin, but the Illinois football linebacker is now getting love from Pro Football Focus.

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Domestic Violence Surging Alongside COVID-19The stresses of the coronavirus pandemic have made the problem of domestic violence worse. The 21st talked with organizations who are there to help people escape.

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Arthur and His Two Emma'sThe story of Arthur Richter had me snookered for a little while. His wife, Emma, died in 1919, and then Arthur shows up as a widower in the 1920 census.

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Illinois Restaurant Sues Pritzker Over COVID-19 Indoor Service BanRestaurants in Will, DuPage, Kane, and Kankakee counties are defying the governor's order.

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Illinois residents urged to mitigate coronavirus spread amid spike in casesAfter another record-breaking day in Illinois for new coronavirus infections this weekend, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday again implored residents to do all they can to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the untreatable virus.

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Chicago Weather: Patchy rain, cloudy MondayLight rain/snow mix ends, then staying cloudy and cold Monday. Highs in the low-40s. Get the latest weather info with our ABC7 Chicago AccuWeather app.

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Olin Kreutz suggests Bears' struggles running the ball due, in part, to Cody WhitehairFormer Chicago Bears center and current television analyst Olin Kreutz offered his insight on what's been plaguing the Bears' running game in a recent conversation with The Athletic's Adam Jahns, and it's worth noting in advance of Chicago's showdown with Aaron Donald and the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night.

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Chapter Update: Northwestern opens season with a bang and two other teams pick up Week 7 victoriesNorthwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald earned his 100th victory as the Wildcats’ skipper behind a balanced offense led by Indiana transfer Peyton Ramsey and a defense that surrendered only a first-quarter field goal to fellow chapter school Maryland.

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COVID-19 Illinois Check InThe 21st checks in with the associate director for news and public affairs at WSIU and a reporter from NPR Illinois to examine the recent surge in cases of COVID-19 across communities in Illinois.

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Winter Creates New Challenges To Slow COVID-19Parts of the Midwest have already seen snow, and with this winter weather comes an added layer of challenges for battling COVID-19.

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Illinois COVID 19 Update Today: Mitigation restrictions announced for suburban Cook County; IL reports 4,062 coronavirus cases, 24 deathsIllinois has announced new COVID-19 restrictions will be imposed for suburban Cook County due to the rising number of coronavirus cases.

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Illinois COVID 19 Update Today: IL reports 4,729 coronavirus cases, 17 deaths' Region 10 in suburban Cook County to see mitigation restrictionsIllinois officials announced new COVID-19 restrictions will be imposed for Illinois Region 10, suburban Cook County, due to the rising number of coronavirus cases.

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Bears have held last 3 opponents to lowest point totals of the seasonSo far, the defense's play has backed up that declaration. While the Bears are busy getting disrespected for their 5-1 start, the defense has been busy locking down some high-powered offenses.

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2 More Illinois Regions to See Increased Restrictions As Rising Metrics Trigger MitigationsTwo Illinois regions will soon be under new coronavirus restrictions as rising metrics triggered the state's mitigation plan.

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Linda Boyd Gelling  Medford, NY19, 2020 at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stonybrook, NY. Linda was born July 23, 1948 in Mt Vernon, IL to Milford and Phyllis Boyd.

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2021 NFL mock draft sends Bears a first-round QB, just not the one you'd thinkThe 2021 NFL draft is more than six months away, but as is always the case this time of year, mock drafts are being produced at a fast and furious pace.

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Zurich North America Connects Its Attorneys With Pro Bono Needs in IllinoisInsurer Zurich North America is collaborating with the digital legal company Paladin to connect Zurich's attorneys with pro bono service opportunities.

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It's Your BusinessSavara Lindsey and Anthony Pearson have returned to Lindseys native Champaign-Urbana to open 4th Quarter Nutrition, an energy drink and smoothies bar at 701 S.

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Video of fatal Waukegan, Illinois, police shooting will be released, mayor saysMarcellis Stinnette, 19, died and\u00a0Tafara Williams, 20, was wounded\u00a0after being shot by police in Waukegan\u00a0last Tuesday.

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Bears Rookie Power Rankings entering Week 7 vs. RamsThe Chicago Bears' 2020 rookie class has been a surprisingly productive bunch considering the team didn't have a first-round pick in its arsenal in April's draft.

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Maria Pinto's Blowout SpotThe fashion designer reveals the secret to her signature coif.

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10 Bears players to watch in Week 7 vs. RamsThe 5-1 Bears will face the Rams on MNF in Week 7, and here are 10 Bears players that need strong performances.

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What has been the Achilles' heel of Khalil Mack's game with the Bears?Khalil Mack is one of the scariest players in the NFL. Literally. So it's fitting that he'll take center stage in Week 7's Monday Night Football matchup against the Los Angeles Rams while the nation is knee-deep in Halloween season.

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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here's what's happening Monday with COVID-19 in the Chicago areaHere are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

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3 reasons why the Bears will beat the Rams in Week 7Here are three reasons why the Bears have a good chance of defeating the Rams in Week 7.

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Illinois Governor Says a€˜COVID Storm Coming' as State Metrics Continue to RiseIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday warned that "there seems to be a COVID storm coming" and urged residents to be prepared as the state's metrics continue rising.

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Local Governments, Pritzker Still Fighting Over CARES Act MoneySeven months after Congress passed a $2 trillion stimulus package in the early days of the Coronavirus pandemic, local governments in Illinois are still fighting Gov.

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Coronavirus in Illinois: Key Metrics in Each RegionIllinois health officials will implement new coronavirus restrictions in two of the state’s healthcare regions this week, bringing the total number of regions seeing the enhanced mitigations to six.

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Illinois Football: 3 adjustments for the Illini after Wisconsin lossSANTA CLARA, CA – DECEMBER 30: Illinois Fighting Illini head coach Lovie Smith before the Red Box Bowl between the California Golden Bears and the Illinois Fighting Illini at Levi’s Stadium on December 30, 2019 in Santa Clara, CA.

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Chicago Weather Today: 1st snow of season falls in parts of areaThe Chicago area experienced the first trace amount of snow of the season Monday, with more light rain/wintry mix forecast later in the morning.

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Illini in the NFL: Week 7 UpdateMost of the Illini alums in the NFL were on bye this week. How'd the rest of them do?

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Crippled Black Phoenix make an urgent plea for humanity on EllengA¦stListening to a new Crippled Black Phoenix record is a bit like unwrapping a present.

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Week 7: Chicago Bears updated 53-man roster, 16-man practice squadBut before they kick things off, here's an updated look at the Bears’ 53-man active roster heading into Monday night's game, as well as their expanded 16-man practice squad.

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Early Voting In Illinois Continues To Shatter RecordsSPRINGFIELD – Amid a new surge in COVID-19 cases, voters in Illinois and across the nation are shattering records for early voting.

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Monday Football: Chicago Bears face off against RamsWith two sacks and four tackles for loss over six games of solid play for Los Angeles, Floyd is making the most of a chance to revamp his game in a system that's quite similar to the Bears' defense during the first three years of his NFL career.

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Virginia Snags Another 2022 Verbal from Illinois State Record Holder Carly NovellineThe University of Virginia has added another big name to their growing Class of 2026 from sprinter and Olympic Trials qualifier Carly Novelline of Wilmette, Ill.

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PODCAST: Oskee Talk Episode 141On this week's episode of Oskee Talk, we recap the Illini's tough loss to Wisconsin in Madison.

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Coronavirus Surge in IllinoisIllinois' seven-day coronavirus testing positivity rate was at 6.1% on Sunday, the highest it's been since early June.

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Chicago Bears enter tonight's game as NFC's top seedThe Bears enter Monday night's game against the Rams with a 5-1 record. If they win, they're the first seed in the NFC after 7 games.

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National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Zeta tracker shows it strengthening as it approaches Mexico on path toward Louisiana, NOAA saysTropical Storm Zeta is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Monday as it moves through the Caribbean Sea and into the Gulf of Mexico.

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This day in history, Oct. 26, 2020Today is Monday, Oct. 26, the 300th day of 2020. There are 66 days left in the year.

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Area history, Oct. 26, 2020Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago.

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The feel-good music of the DamnedEverything else may suck in 2020, but the Damned are as much fun as ever on their new EP.

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Unit 2 Board Reviewing ProjectsThe Bond County Community Unit 2 school board is submitting lists of potential Health Life Safety projects for state approval, and has a couple of other major projects under discussion.

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County COVID Total Up To 494Five new positive COVID-19 cases in Bond County, announced Friday, bring the new county to date total to 494.

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Library Providing Halloween TreatsThe Greenville Public Library is inviting youngsters to visit during Halloween Week, October 26 through October 31, to receive special treats.

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