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November 8, 2016 View email in browser

Chicago-area voters line up at polls after early voters set record

Voters went to the polls early Tuesday to choose the next president of the United States as well as select state and local leaders — lining up at community centers, schools and even bars to cast their votes.

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Blind Pig Distilling, a new distillery and brewery, is coming to West Loop

Blind Pig Distilling, set to open at 838 W. Kinzie St., could begin production next summer in a former rental truck facility.

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Britons in an uproar after Mondelez cuts size of Toblerone bars to keep prices down

More valleys, fewer chocolate peaks: Mondelez, maker of Toblerone Swiss chocolate, says it’s widened the spaces in some of its iconic, triangle-array bars.

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University of Chicago faces $1 million lawsuit alleging race discrimination

A Muslim and Indian-American doctoral student has filed a $1 million discrimination lawsuit against the University of Chicago’s board of trustees.

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Merrillville’s Star Plaza Theatre reprieve a good act to follow

The Star Plaza Theatre in northwest Indiana was scheduled to be demolished but got a reprieve from its owner after the community pressed for its salvation.

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You’ve Got A Ride! Voice of AOL’s ‘mail’ now Uber driver

A California woman stumbled upon a voice from the past during a trip to Ohio when she discovered her Uber driver was the man behind America Online’s famous

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Gunmaker Smith & Wesson to drop 19th-century founders from name

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., maker of handguns carried by Civil War soldiers and Clint Eastwood’s police character Dirty Harry, is looking to change its name.

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What you need to know on Election Day in Illinois

Election Day in Illinois will see voters cast ballots for Trump or Clinton, Kirk or Duckworth.

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