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November 22, 2016 View email in browser
 

Lawmakers set hearing on abuse in group homes following Tribune investigation

Senate lawmakers have scheduled a hearing to examine abuse and neglect at the state’s group homes for people with developmental disabilities following an investigation by the Chicago Tribune that found a system where basic care is lacking and harm is hidden by regulators.

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O’Hare holiday travel tips: 7 experts map out their secrets

We asked travel experts from Chicago and those who frequently travel through O’Hare International Airport for their tips on how to best navigate the fourth busiest airport in the world, in their own words.

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Chris Jones: Why New York cast of ‘Hamilton’ was right. And Chicago disrupter wrong.

The New York cast of “Hamilton” was not only justified in addressing Mike Pence from the stage on Friday night, they had a moral obligation to do so.

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Illinois energy bill may cost consumers an additional $24 billion, opponents say

Exelon is at the Capitol trying to win help for two struggling nuclear power plants, pushing what opponents have called a “Christmas tree” of giveaways they estimate could cost consumers as much as $24 billion over 23 years.

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Chinatown stabbing leaves 1 dead, 3 wounded

A man was killed and as many as three others were wounded in a stabbing in Chinatown on Monday evening, police said.

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Parents given prison for multimillion-dollar, nationwide shoplifting scheme

The couple were sentenced to federal prison for orchestrating a decade-long nationwide shoplifting scheme that netted millions of dollars of merchandise.

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Police officers ‘keenly aware’ they are targets for violence

The shootings of police officers in Texas and Missouri were the latest in what law enforcement officials say is an alarming spike in ambush-style attacks.

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Single at Thanksgiving dinner? How to navigate uncomfortable questions

Your family gathers for Thanksgiving dinner. Inevitably, someone presses for details on your love life. You’re single. How to handle that awkward conversation?

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