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April 2019: Great Global Clean-up for Earth Day 2019

April 2019: Great Global Clean-up for Earth Day 2019

1 minute ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Earth Day Network in 2019 launched a national event bringing together volunteers in 13 cities around the country for the Great Global Clean-up for Earth Day to clean parks...
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Semiconductor shortage extends shutdown of Chicago Ford plant through mid-May

21 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The global semiconductor shortage continues to hit home in Chicago, with Ford Motor Co. extending the shutdown of its Chicago Assembly Plant until at least May 14.
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Chicago seeks developer to open city's first casino by 2025

Chicago seeks developer to open city's first casino by 2025

25 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago is laying its cards on the table and officially seeking bids to build the first casino in the nation's third-largest city. City leaders want a “world-class”...
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Delivery fee cap for Chicago restaurants lapses, alderman seeks to reinstate it

31 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Restaurant delivery services such as Uber Eats and DoorDash can again impose higher fees on Chicago restaurants, setting up another potential showdown with City Hall over...
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Iowa woman who intentionally hit kids with her car over their skin color pleads guilty

Iowa woman who intentionally hit kids with her car over their skin color pleads guilty

53 minutes ago   |   New York Post

An Iowa woman who allegedly admitted to intentionally running over a black child and a Latina child with her car has pleaded guilty to hate crime charges. Nicole Poole...
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Our Chicago: Town hall on keeping Latino youth safe, demands for investment in wake of Adam Toledo shooting

1 hour ago   |   ABC

ABC 7, Chicago's No. 1 station for news, will present a digital town hall exploring ways to keep Latino youth safe and engaged in programs that deter gang participation and...
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America's Not Buying the Gun Control President Biden, Democrats Are Selling

1 hour ago   |   NSSF

Those hawking gun control like an infomercial pitchman can't understand why no one wants what they're selling. It's like snake oil. From President Joe Biden to Congressional...
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Yoán Moncada is struggling at the plate but hasn't let it affect his defense at third base for the Chicago White Sox: ‘He's got Gold Glove talent'

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A finalist for the American League Gold Glove Award at third base in 2020, Yoán Moncada has continued his strong defense for the Chicago White Sox. According to Fangraphs.com...
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Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith missed vote on the anti-Asian hate crimes bill while attending Daunte Wright's funeral

Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith missed vote on the anti-Asian hate crimes bill while attending Daunte Wright's funeral

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Tina Smith of Minnesota did not vote on the Senate's bipartisan anti-Asian hate crime bill Thursday because they were...
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Senate OKs bill to fight hate crimes against Asian Americans

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would help combat the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, a bipartisan denunciation of such violence...
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'He Was A Prince': Grief And Anger At Daunte Wright's Funeral In Minneapolis

'He Was A Prince': Grief And Anger At Daunte Wright's Funeral In Minneapolis

Mourners gathered to pay their respects to Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man shot dead by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minn., earlier this month. Read more ...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden plans to propose a capital gains tax rate that is nearly double the current level, according to a report from Bloomberg on... Read more ...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing market cools

Summary List Placement The headline mortgage rate's plunge below 3% last year was a big deal. It added fuel to a housing market boom that continues to this day. The rate... Read more ...

Tom Brady is completely flipping out over NFL's ‘dumb' jersey number rule

Tom Brady is completely flipping out over NFL's ‘dumb' jersey number rule

Tom Brady isn't a fan of the NFL's rule change that allows players to change their jersey number based on position, saying that it's "dumb," and is "going to make for a lot of... Read more ...

The US Senate has officially passed an anti-Asian hate crimes bill

The US Senate has officially passed an anti-Asian hate crimes bill

The bill denouncing discrimination against Asian communities in the United States passed with a vote of 94-to-1. Read more ...

UK lawmakers pass motion saying China committing genocide

UK lawmakers pass motion saying China committing genocide

LONDON - British lawmakers on Thursday approved a parliamentary motion declaring that China's policies against its Uyghur minority population in the far western Xinjiang region... Read more ...

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

The Senate on Thursday passed an anti-hate crimes bill aimed at addressing a surge in attacks on Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The measure, which would create a... Read more ...

Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket worth $1 million sold in Berks County

Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket worth $1 million sold in Berks County

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An explosion was heard across several New England towns. Police believe it...

An explosion was heard across several New England towns. Police believe it came from a gender reveal

The blast rattled a number of houses, causing potential damage to some. Read more ...

DeSantis sued over Florida's new ‘anti-riot' law

DeSantis sued over Florida's new ‘anti-riot' law

A social justice group has filed a lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis two days after he signed a bill to create tougher penalties for people who participate in violent... Read more ...