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Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks about the Chicago Teachers Union strike during a press conference at City Hall, Thursday morning, Oct. 31, 2019. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Associated Press
October 31, 2019 - 1:47 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers and the nation's third-largest school district reached a labor contract deal on Thursday, ending a strike that canceled 11 days of classes for more than 300,000 students. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the district had reached a deal with the Chicago Teachers...
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Sabrina Piliero, with World Ice Events, practices on the rink at the American Dream mega entertainment and shopping complex in East Rutherford, N.J., Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. After endless fits and starts and billions of dollars spent, American Dream is officially opening its doors to the public as the second largest mall in the country, and third largest in North America. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Associated Press
October 25, 2019 - 4:46 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — More than two decades ago when a mega entertainment and shopping complex was being conceived on a vast swath of swamp land in New Jersey, the iPhone didn't exist, Amazon was only selling books online and malls were where you went for all your shopping needs. Now, after...
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Eldis Sula
September 06, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Football season is back, and you know what that means: it's time to tailgate. It's easy to think of the parking lot pregame as an excuse to throw back some beers and get a little rowdy. But it doesn't have to be all beer coolers and cornhole games like the college days. A tailgate can be a great...
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August 14, 2019 - 9:43 pm
( WWJ ) -- Most kids who go off to college more than 800 miles away from home have to worry about being far from family. Not Khalil Dawsey. The 18-year-old Dawsey is headed off to play cornerback at Harvard University this fall and as he enrolls for his freshman season at the Ivy League school, he'...
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Chicago White Sox's Charlie Tilson (22) scores past Toronto Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen during the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Chicago.
AP Photo/Matt Marton
May 17, 2019 - 7:28 am
Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Cordell's suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Thursday night for their fourth win in five games.
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FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. The Fox network says "Empire" will be back next year for one last season. Whether Smollett is part of it remains to be seen, Fox executives said in announcing the 2019-20 season. There is an option to have Smollett in the final sixth year but there is no plan to include him at this point, Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier told a teleconference Monday, May 13, 2019. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 13, 2019 - 8:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Empire" will return for its final season this fall on Fox — with Jussie Smollett a question mark — and should count itself lucky. Fox, the lowest-rated network among the big four broadcasters, is hitting the reset button for the 2019-20 season by canceling eight shows and adding 10...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) throws the ball against the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May, 12, 2019, in Chicago.
AP Photo/David Banks
May 13, 2019 - 8:15 am
Lester worked his way through 6 2/3 innings, Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer and the Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 to take a weekend series between the top teams in the NL Central.
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