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November 17, 2016 View email in browser

Prosecutor admits in FBI report that Englewood Four teens coerced into false confessions

A former Cook County prosecutor reportedly told the FBI that four teens wrongly convicted of a 1994 rape and murder were fed details for confessions.

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Central Illinois gas explosion kills 1: ‘The biggest kaboom I have ever heard’

The area around a downtown square was closed as crews assessed damage from a natural gas explosion that killed one person and injured several others in Canton.

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The tab on Emanuel’s series of tax hikes: $1,700 a year for average family

Aldermen had just gotten done voting 48-0 to approve a new budget when Mayor Emanuel started a round of back-patting. “You can say Chicago tomorrow is better because of the work you have done over the last five years.”

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City, Chicagoans prepare for winter weather

The city is preparing upcoming cold temperatures and heavy snowfall expected to hit Chicago this winter.

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Kass: Watching the liberal meltdown over Donald Trump’s election

The whining, the weeping, the blaming of Hillary Clinton and those heartbreaking, sighing questions about whether life is worth living anymore.

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Glanton: The question we should all ask: What are we willing to do about violence?

The question everyone should be asking is: What are we willing to do about it? How much of our personal time, our energy, our resources are we willing to give?

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‘Hamilton’ star opens up about daughter’s epilepsy

Playing the lead in Chicago’s “Hamilton” is the role of a lifetime for Miguel Cervantes — but the story of the day he got the part is just as dramatic.

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2016 holiday lights guide: Morton Arboretum flips the switch early

Brookfield and Lincoln Park zoos, Morton Arboretum lead the way with Chicago-area outdoor lighting displays.

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