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November 29, 2016 View email in browser

Workers to strike at O’Hare and other Chicago sites

Travelers through O’Hare airport can expect a scene Tuesday as airport workers walk off the job and rally for a $15 minimum wage alongside fast-food workers, graduate assistants, child and health care workers and Uber drivers.

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4,000 vacant lots on sale for $1 to Chicago homeowners

More than 4,000 vacant Chicago lots will be up for sale for $1 each on the South and West sides beginning Tuesday.

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Madigan says he has ‘overwhelming support to be re-elected speaker’

House Speaker Michael Madigan, who has been speaker for all but two years since 1983, faces re-election Jan. 11, when new lawmakers are sworn in.

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Colombia plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashes, kills 76; 5 survive

Authorities are responding to an emergency after an airplane with people on board has crashed on its way to Medellin’s international airport.

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In Jackson Park, private money begins to reshape a public jewel

Development like the Obama presidential library has spurred concerns about whether Jackson Park will remain a retreat accessible to all.

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Fiancee tells of witnessing informant’s slaying in front of their children

The dramatic testimony came as federal prosecutors begin wrapping up their case against six alleged Hobo gang members for nine killings.

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Inside a Blackhawks fan’s astonishing fan cave — in Canada

The cave is the obsessive brainchild of construction worker Kenn Shaw, a Blackhawks fan who built the two-room house of hockey worship in his backyard

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See Lin-Manuel Miranda slur, swear and giggle on ‘Drunk History’

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s episode of “Drunk History,” focuses on the relationship between Hamilton and Aaron Burr and makes for a goofy, delightful half hour.

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