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Bears Are 'Cautiously Optimistic' QB Mitch Trubisky Will Start Against Saints
CHICAGO - Bears coach Matt Nagy is "cautiously optimistic" quarterback Mitch Trubisky will start against the Saints on Sunday at Soldier Field, Nagy said before Wednesday's practice. All indications are that Trubisky will start if he suffers no setba
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Tomas Satoransky Will Start At Point Guard For Bulls — With Kris Dunn And Coby White Coming Off Bench
CHICAGO - The Bulls named Tomas Satoransky their starting point guard on Wednesday, a move that had been expected since the team traded for him in July. Satoranksy joins a starting unit that includes Zach LaVine (shooting guard), Otto Porter (small f
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Blackhawks Still Waiting For Jonathan Toews And Patrick Kane To Emerge From Slow Starts
CHICAGO - The question hung in the air for a few seconds as Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton thoughtfully considered the right way to answer. It was a fair query about whether Jonathan Toews had improved in Monday's 3-1 win over the Oilers. Toews fin
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'It Always Gives You Goosebumps': Dave Bolland, Who Scored The Stanley Cup-winning Goal For The Blackhawks In 2013, Returns To Chicago For 'One More Shift'
CHICAGO - Dave Bolland's return to the United Center on Friday to take "One More Shift" with the Blackhawks will no doubt be met with raucous applause and a standing ovation. His return last summer to Boston's TD Garden, site of his Stanley Cup-winni
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Chicago Classes Canceled Thursday Ahead Of Expected Teacher Strike
CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools classes are canceled Thursday ahead of a planned teacher strike. Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she can't accept the Chicago Teachers Unions' demands, saying they would cost $2.5 billion that the city can't afford. "We val
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Exelon Utilities CEO Anne Pramaggiore Abruptly Retires Amid Federal Probe Into Illinois Lobbying
Exelon Utilities CEO Anne Pramaggiore abruptly retired Tuesday amid a wide-ranging federal investigation that includes the company's lobbying activities at the Illinois State Capitol. The announcement of Pramaggiore's retirement came less than a week
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Infantile Spasms Can Make It Look As If Your Baby Is Just Sleepy. After 'Hamilton' Actor Miguel Cervantes' Daughter Died, Here's What Parents Need To Know
When Miguel Cervantes and his wife, Kelly, first found out something was wrong with their daughter, they "started Googling around about infantile spasms, and it was just terrifying," Miguel Cervantes told People magazine. That's likely how most paren
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'Patsy & Loretta' Review: On Lifetime, A Down-home Musical Biopic Co-starring Chcago Stage Veteran And Tony Winner Jessie Mueller
Sisterhood strong enough to last a Lifetime, the new TV movie "Patsy & Loretta" compresses 18 months of a tragically brief friendship between two country music legends into one pretty good biopic. But the performers lift it up to a higher level. Mega
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Fantasy Football Week 7 Lineups: Start, Sit And Sleepers
There are some good quarterback plays in Week 7, including Gardner Minshew against the Bengals and Josh Allen against the Dolphins. But not all the start-sit calls are as obvious as they what they would appear to be. ___ Start Matt Ryan, QB, Falcons
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This New Book Breaks Down The 'Gay BCs' For Younger Children As They Search For Identity
Matt Webb, 33, was 5 years old when he became aware of his gender identity and sexual orientation. The native of McMinnville, Tenn., said he was in karate class when he realized he was different from his brothers. "I didn't know what to do, I didn't
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Theo Epstein's Dog Damaged An Arizona Rental Home With Excessive Peeing, The Owners Say. Now They're Suing The Cubs President.
As if Theo Epstein didn't have enough on his plate as the Cubs search for a manager, the team president is being sued by an Arizona couple who claim Epstein's dog, Winston, damaged their house by urinating excessively when Epstein rented the house du
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Editorial: Yes, You Can Back Teachers And Oppose A Strike
Take a moment to think of your favorite teacher. In a second, someone probably comes to mind. It might have been someone who stoked your love of history, or projected encouragement when your essays read like Esperanto. What job can be more important
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Dahleen Glanton: Latest Cop Shooting In Texas Makes It Clear: African Americans Are Right To Fear The Police
If there was any doubt that African Americans are in imminent danger of the police, the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson should make it clear. If a video showing a police officer murder Laquan McDonald on a Chicago street did not convince you tha
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Chicago Teachers Union Says Members To Prepare For Likely Strike On Thursday
CHICAGO - The Chicago Teachers Union said late Tuesday it still has no contract deal and that its members will prepare for a likely strike on Thursday. Though CTU President Jesse Sharkey said there's still an outside chance of averting a walkout, he
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'The Lighthouse' Review: Robert Pattinson And Willem Dafoe In A Bamboozler Of A Tale From The Maker Of 'The Witch'
A terrific filmmaker, especially since there aren't very many terrific filmmakers, deserves better than to be compared to his previous accomplishments. In other words, I loved director Robert Eggers' debut feature, "The Witch," a 2015 tale of 17th ce
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Kyle Long's Season Is Over — And His Bears Future Is In Doubt. And There Are Still Plenty Of Unanswered Questions About The Running Game.
The Bears' decision to put Kyle Long on injured reserve implies they identified the ailing right guard as a factor in their failure to consistently run the ball. But it's not as though the Bears are one roster transaction away from unlocking their gr
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Study: Reported Suicide Attempts Among Black Teens Have Spiked Raising Concerns About Mental Health Care Availability
Suicide attempts that were self-reported by black teens have spiked since 1991, even as their peers in other groups have experienced a downward trend or remained unchanged, according to a new study that raises concerns about mental health outreach fo
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A Chicago Cop Acquitted Of Fatally Shooting In A Controversial Ruling Now Wants Criminal Charges Erased From His Record
CHICAGO - Long before the release of the video of the Laquan McDonald fatal shooting ignited seismic change, the killing of Rekia Boyd at the hands of an off-duty Chicago police detective became a rallying cry against police use of excessive force. I
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Akiem Hicks Out At Least 8 Weeks After Bears Place Him On Injured Reserve
CHICAGO - The Bears will be without defensive lineman Akiem Hicks for at least eight weeks after they placed him on injured reserve Tuesday afternoon. Hicks, a Pro Bowler last season, would be able to return to practice in six weeks. The earliest he
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Phil Rosenthal: NFL Officials' Horrible Calls Help Packers Win — And Booger McFarland Made Sure We Knew It
Fool an NFL official once, shame on him. Fool the official twice, shame on the league. And, make no mistake, that was a shameful performance that precipitated the Packers' 23-22 comeback victory against the Lions as time and comprehension expired on
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Brad Biggs' Week 7 NFL rankings
Last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Patriots 6-0 (1) The Patriots have only played one team - the Bills - with a current winning record. They also have wins over the Giants, Redskins, Jets, Dolphins and Steelers, and those five teams have combined
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Judge Orders 'Serial Stowaway' Held Without Bail On New Charge Of Trying To Sneak Past Security At O'Hare
CHICAGO - A woman known as the "serial stowaway" was ordered held without bail Tuesday after her arrest over the weekend as she once again allegedly tried to pass a security checkpoint at O'Hare International Airport. Cook County Judge Peggy Chiampas
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Chicago Cop Jason Van Dyke, Convicted Of Killing Laquan McDonald, Resigns
CHICAGO - Imprisoned Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke formally resigned from the Police Department last week, a police spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Van Dyke, who is currently serving a nearly 7-year prison sentence for the slaying of 17-year-old Laquan McD
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Corey Crawford's 27 Saves Lift The Blackhawks To Their 1st Win Of The Season, 3-1 Over The Oilers
Corey Crawford stopped 27 shots and Patrick Kane, Alex Nylander and Brandon Saad scored to give the Blackhawks their first win of the season, 3-1 over the previously undefeated Oilers on Monday. A crowd of 21,260 - the 500th consecutive United Center
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Paul Sullivan: Don't Discount Gabe Kapler's Chances With The Cubs, While Dusty Baker Keeps Chasing That Elusive Title
Two takeaways from the eight-team steel cage match for Major League Baseball's managerial vacancies: 1. Get your Gabe Kapler memes ready. Gabe Kapler and Joe Espada were revealed Monday as the latest Cubs candidates, bringing the total to six. Second
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The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Name the native people of New Zealand. Answer: Maori. They are believed to have arrived in New Zealand in about the 13th century, having traveled from eastern Polynesia. Visit Chicago Tribune at www.chicagotribune.com
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'People Don't Expect A Boss To Look Like Me': Elaine Welteroth On Leading Teen Vogue And Challenging Our Biases
On her summer book tour, at the beginning of the audience Q&A portion, Elaine Welteroth would invite people to the front of the room to answer the following: "My name is (blank). I am claiming space for (blank). No matter what (blank) may say." It wa
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Eric Zorn: The Supreme Court Has Signaled It's Ready To Spring The TRAP And Gut Abortion Rights
When the litigants in a major abortion case came calling recently, the easiest and most obvious thing for the U.S. Supreme Court to say would have amounted to "get outta here, we just decided this very question three years ago!" The case is June Medi
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5 Minutes With Nikole Hannah-Jones, The Architect Behind The New York Times' '1619 Project'
Journalists like words. And when the right words are put together with data and research (well-known or otherwise), things can happen. Nikole Hannah-Jones, investigative reporter covering racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine and creator o
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How To Make The Best Biscuits And Gravy, The Easiest Brunch Ever If You Follow These Steps
What's white and lumpy and hails from the American South? Besides me, I mean. That's right. It's our old pal sausage gravy, the dish for which the adjective "mucilaginous" was invented. Sausage gravy is so much more than the spackley white glop of ou
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