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December 20, 2016 View email in browser

In Germany Christmas market attack, 1 in custody

An official told reporters Tuesday a suspect that had been arrested “comes from Pakistan” and had applied for asylum. But Berlin’s police chief, Klaus Kandt, says it isn’t clear whether the man detained was really the driver of the truck.

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Police bolster patrols at Chicago’s Christkindlmarket

In the wake of the attack in Germany, Chicago Police assigned extra police resources to monitor the outdoor Christkindlmarket near Washington and Clark streets.

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Cubs carry big stick in season-tickets crackdown

Cracking down on fans who sell their season tickets on the resale market, the Cubs say, is a way to keep tickets in the hands of people who actually plan on attending the games.

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Rauner: Seek solutions on dangerous drug interactions

Illinois looks for ways to bolster accountability at drugstores after Chicago Tribune tests found pharmacists often failed to warn about drug interactions.

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Turkey, Russia vow cooperation after diplomat’s killing

Russian investigators worked Tuesday to determine whether the assassination of their ambassador to Turkey was the work of a lone gunman or part of a wider conspiracy.

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Ending year with unused vacation days? Join the club

More than half of Americans who get paid vacation time won’t use all of their days off this year, according to a report from New York-based Bankrate.com.

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Where fake news came from — and why some believe it

In case you missed them, here are a few of the most popular stories that were debunked in 2016.

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Women increasingly using pot while pregnant: study

In 2014, almost 4 percent of pregnant women said they’d recently used marijuana, up from 2.4 percent in 2002, according to an analysis of annual drug use surveys.

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