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Van Dyke Supreme Court

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Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Jason Van Dyke Sentencing

The state attorney general asked the justices to order a redo of the former Chicago police officer’s sentencing for killing Laquan McDonald.
Chicago-area teacher Judith Tyler was surprised Monday with the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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The Academy Awards Of Teaching: It’s Golden Apple Week

Ten Illinois teachers are being surprised with awards for excellence in teaching. A pajama-clad teacher in Park Ridge was among the first.
Boeing Headquarters

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AP Source: Justice Dept. Probing Development Of Boeing Jets

U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday.
Argonne Aurora Supercomputer

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Argonne National Lab To Get World’s Fastest Supercomputer

“Aurora” will be 50 times quicker than today’s supercomputers.
Lori Lightfoot duplicate 2

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Lightfoot To City: Release Laquan Shooting Records

Chicago mayoral hopeful calls for release of records from inspector general’s probe of alleged cover-up for police Officer Jason Van Dyke.
CSO musicians

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CSO Strike Enters Second Week

The CSO has canceled multiple concerts as management and musicians continue contract negotiations.
Marijuana plant

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Another Week, Another Big Move In Chicago’s Marijuana Industry

Chicago-based Cresco Labs announced a big expansion in $120 million deal to buy Florida pot grower.
Chicago Ald. Willie Cochran, shown here in 2011, plans to resign his South Side seat and take a plea deal in federal court this week, according to emails WBEZ  obtained by a public records request.

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Emails Outline Possible Details Of Cochran Plea Talks

Cochran used his City Hall email to notify business and religious leaders about his intention to take a guilty plea on federal charges.
Christchurch vigil

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New Zealand Citizens Open To Gun Reform After Massacre

The nation's prime minister said her cabinet will consider the details of legal changes on Monday.
Dorothy Brown

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Feds Indict Donor To Cook County Circuit Clerk Brown On Bribery, Conspiracy

Indictment alleges debt collection firm hired by Brown’s office showered her with campaign contributions.
Outside of the Illinois Veterans Home in downstate Quincy.

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Pritzker Vows To Start Veterans’ Home Rebuild This Year

Illinois’ governor promises to follow through on a rebuild of the state veterans’ home where Legionnaires’ has contributed to 14 deaths.

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