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November 18, 2016 View email in browser

In Illinois group homes, adults with disabilities suffer in secret

Group homes are supposed to provide freedom and independence for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. But a Tribune investigation found that residents often fail to receive proper care while state regulators hide problems from the public in sealed files.

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Sen. Sessions, Rep. Pompeo picked by Trump to run Justice Department, CIA

President-elect Donald Trump is moving ahead with filling key posts in his administration, picking Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for the job of attorney general and Rep. Mike Pompeo as head of the CIA.

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Archbishop Blase Cupich’s influence to grow with elevation to cardinal

Two years after becoming leader of Chicago church, Archbishop Blase Cupich will receive Catholic hierarchy’s most prestigious title next to the papacy.

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Why Chicago top cop Johnson is in Rome with Emanuel

It could end up being bad political optics for the mayor and the superintendent if violence grabs headlines in Chicago while they’re touring St. Peter’s Basilica.

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O’Hare workers threaten to strike during busy Thanksgiving week

Workers at O’Hare International Airport are threatening to strike during the Thanksgiving travel week to draw attention to their push for a $15 hourly wage.

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Chicago cop who fatally shot 2 was mistakenly returned to street duties

Officer Robert Rialmo was mistakenly reassigned from desk duty to a citywide unit that intervened in potentially dangerous incidents over the violent summer.

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Cubs’ Kris Bryant nearly unanimous choice as National League MVP

Kris Bryant added another major honor on Thursday — National League MVP.

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Tom Ricketts means well, but just leave Steve Bartman alone

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said he would somehow reach out to Steve Bartman in an attempt to bring some closure when the time is right.

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