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Stanford forced into long road trip by virus restrictionsThe Stanford football team has had to scramble in recent days to figure out its next steps given a ban on sporting events and practices for three weeks in its Northern California home county.

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Maryland-Michigan canceled by Wolverines' virus outbreakMichigan's game against Maryland was canceled after the Wolverines suspended team activities Wednesday because of an outbreak of COVID-19 that could also threaten their rivalry game against Ohio State on Dec.

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Judges Affirm Firings of 2 Cops in Laquan McDonald ShootingJudges have upheld the firings of two Chicago police officers who lost their jobs after they were accused of helping cover up the 2014 fatal shooting of Black teenager Laquan McDonald by a fellow officer.

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Gov. Pritzker Says He Will Get COVID Vaccine Once One is ApprovedIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he plans to get the coronavirus vaccine once one is approved.

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Hospital Stay Lengths Decrease in Second Wave of COVID-19: Illinois' Top DoctorCompared to the spring, patients have remained in the hospital for a shorter period of time in the second wave of the coronavirus, according to Illinois' top doctor.

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One last political squabble for Lauzen throws Kane County newsletter into limboThe producer of Kane County's email newsletter, Rick Nagel, lost his job this week via a budget cut the county board approved this year.

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Pritzker Says Illinois Won't Need to Cut First Round of Vaccine Doses in HalfIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois won't be cutting its number of initial vaccine doses in half due to the need for each person to receive two, correcting his remarks from one day earlier.

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Oakland-based Filipino dessert business, Sweet Condesa, is a dream come true for owner Melody LorenzoSpecializing in Filipino desserts, Sweet Condesa in Oakland is a dream come true for its owner, Melody Lorenzo.

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South Elgin shelter could win $25,000 with your helpAnderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin could win as much as $25,000 from the Petco Foundation if voters choose stories from a pair of their adopters about how their pet changed their lives.

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Woman gives birth to baby from oldest frozen embryo, just a few years younger than herA woman who gave birth this fall was born just a couple of years before her baby was conceived.

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Already on leave, Rosemont top cop Stephens III resignsRosemont Public Safety Department Superintendent Donald E. Stephens III has formally resigned from his post, his uncle, Mayor Brad Stephens, confirmed Wednesday.

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Better Business Bureau Warns of Sharp Rise in Online Puppy Sale ScamsThe Better Business Bureau is warning dog lovers in search of a pandemic buddy about a sharp rise in online puppy sale scams this year.

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Oaths Administered To Officials Following ElectionBy law, December 1 is the date in which elected officials are to be sworn in.

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Devastation caused by Hurricane Eta inspired these two New Jersey cousins to help the victims in HondurasUsing social media, Gabriela Casco and Norman Bonano, organized and called on their followers to assist with food, water, and essentials, to help Hurricane Eta victims in Honduras.

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Elgin man receives probation for 2019 attack on womanAn Elgin man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months of probation for attacking a woman in Elgin last year.

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Detroit mom battling COVID-19 delivers twins before being put on ventilatorA Detroit mom, who was battling COVID-19, was placed on a ventilator after having an emergency cesarean section to deliver her twins.

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County Annex Office Hours AdjustedPublic office hours at the Bond County Office Annex have been adjusted due to COVID-19.

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Carpentersville man faces guns, explosives chargesA Carpentersville man faces guns, explosives charges, authorities said.

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Couple who tested positive for coronavirus before San Francisco flight to Hawaii arrested after boarding planeA Hawaii couple who traveled from San Francisco International Airport to Kaua'i has been arrested for boarding the flight even when they knew they were positive for COVID-19, officials say.

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Researchers who spent months on Kure Atoll, remote island in Pacfic Ocean, return to COVID-striken societyConservation workers return to keep up with their efforts in Hawaii after being away during pandemic lockdowns.

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Coronavirus news: Expect up to 200,000 more US COVID deaths by February, CDC director Robert Redfield saysDr. Robert Redfield, director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said that he anticipates the U.S. coronavirus death toll to increase by another 150,000 to 200,000 by February 2021.

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People magazine reveals its '2020 People of the Year'People magazine has named George Clooney, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Selena Gomez and Regina King as the "2020 People of the Year."

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This… Is Illinois Basketball!It's been well over a decade since the hype felt like this.

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Report: State energy laws created 'profit machine' for ComEdState energy laws passed in 2011 and 2013 allowed ComEd to earn huge profits while the utility giant failed to fulfill its promise of consumer savings and benefits, according to a new report issued by an independent public interest group this week.

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Don't expect sports before January, IHSA board saysThe Illinois High School Association's board of directors said Wednesday there is no expectation of any winter sports to begin before January.

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Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa to change plea in DUI case in PhoenixChicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanor DUI charges stemming from his arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix.

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Lady Gaga and Oreo team up to 'spread musical messages of kindness' with limited-edition cookiesLady Gaga has a sweet treat in store for her little monsters. The pop star partnered with Oreo to release a line of cookies inspired by her feel-good dance album "Chromatica."

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Final Sentencing Set For Man Who Claimed To Be Missing ChildA federal judge on Wednesday set final sentencing Dec. 15 for an Ohio man who falsely claimed to be a long-missing Illinois child.

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No Action By SSD Board, Meet Again ThursdayThe Bond County Special Service District board met briefly Tuesday morning, but took no action on an ambulance service agreement.

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If You've Had Coronavirus Recently, How at Risk Are You? Chicago's Top Doc AnswersAs people recover from coronavirus, many question their immunity going forward and whether they, too, must limit their interactions and continue to take...

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Death of Tony Hsieh, found inside burning Connecticut home, remains a mystery as pictures of fire surfaceThere are growing questions about the death of former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. He passed more than a week after being pulled from a burning Connecticut home and new images from the scene are adding to the mystery.

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4 Charged in Alleged ComEd Bribery Scheme Plead Not GuiltyTwo former ComEd executives and two consultants, one a longtime confidant of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, have pleaded not guilty to federal charges against them alleging that they conspired in a bribery scheme to influence the powerful lawmaker, who has not been charged with any criminal wrongdoing but now faces a massive uphill...

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US tightens definition of service animals allowed on planesThe Transportation Department issued a final rule Wednesday covering service animals. The rule says only dogs can qualify, and they have to be specially trained to help a person with disabilities.

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Hoffman Estates hiring River Forest official as town's new village managerHoffman Estates officials on Wednesday announced the hiring of Eric Palm as the town's next village manager, citing his broad experience in economic development, municipal finance, communucations and leadership.

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Vietnam veteran meets his pen pals 50 years later in unique reunionArmy Veteran Ron Cavello of Norristown served in Vietnam 50 years ago. At the time, Patricia Gallagher started having her students at the old St. Paul school write letters to the soldiers.

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Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine: A look at the UK's vaccination rolloutBritish regulators have become the first to approve the COVID-19 vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech for experimental use.

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3 Chicago post offices open Sundays in December to handle holiday mail demandThree Chicago post offices will be open Sundays in December to help handle the record amount of holiday mail the United States Postal Service expects to deliver this holiday season due to the COVID pandemic.

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COVID-19 UPDATE: World War II veteran, coronavirus survivor released from hospital for 104th birthdayA World War II veteran from Alabama left the hospital this week after being treated for COVID-19.

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COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Record 238 New Coronavirus DeathsIt's the first time the Illinois Department of Public Health has reported more than 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day, and a 25% increase over the previous record of 191 deaths reported on May 13, during the first wave of the pandemic.

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Illinois Reports Highest Coronavirus Deaths in Single Day With 238 Deaths and 9,757 New CasesIllinois health officials on Wednesday reported the highest number of coronavirus deaths in a single day since the pandemic began with 238 fatalities, as well as 9,757 new cases.

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Ricky Rockets gas station likely coming to ItascaItasca village officials confirmed they are finalizing plans to build a Ricky Rockets gas station as part of ongoing development in the village.

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COVID vaccine updates: Latest Illinois and Chicago news on Pfizer, Moderna vaccinesWhere and how can you get a vaccine? Who will be first in line, and how many doses are heading our way?

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Here's What Gov. Pritzker Has Said About Another Stay-at-Home Order for IllinoisAs health officials across the U.S. brace for a potential surge in coronavirus cases following the Thanksgiving holiday, might Illinois see another statewide stay-at-home order?

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Pritzker: Illinois' first COVID-19 vaccine allotment will stretch further than expectedIllinois will deploy all 109,000 doses of its intial COVID-19 vaccine supply because state health officials have been assured a second round of doses will arrive in enough time to finish the inoculation process.

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Indiana Surpasses 350K Coronavirus Cases With 6,655 New Cases, 91 Deaths Reported WednesdayIndiana reported 6,655 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, lifting the statewide total to more than 350,000 since the pandemic began, along with 91 additional deaths.

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Projects offer COVID-19 testing, explore virus transmission's social factorsCOVID-19 testing project for essential workers in Rantoul, Illinois, also exploring the social and behavioral factors behind infection clusters.

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Week 13 Power Rankings: Bears continue to fall during losing streakThe last five weeks haven't been kind to the Chicago Bears, as evidenced by how they continue to decline in the power rankings.

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Bandcamp Friday > Black FridayBandcamp Friday lets you be sure that basically all your money will reach the people who made what you're buying.

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NOWLAN: The struggle for new leadership in Illinois, and what to do with itPolitically, Illinois House Speaker and state Democratic Party Chairman Mike Madigan is a dead man walking.

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Q&A: What We Know So Far About a COVID-19 Vaccine in ChicagoAs Chicago and Illinois officials prepare to roll out a coronavirus vaccine once one is available, there are still many questions left to be answered.

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'Assume you became infected' with COVID after Thanksgiving gatherings: White House coronavirus task force reportThe White House Coronavirus Task Force is issuing its most urgent warning to Americans, asking older adults to avoid unmasked indoor gatherings and others to assume they were infected after Thanksgiving celebrations, according to a report obtained this week by ABC News.

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ESPN's Dan Orlovsky asks the question all Bears fans want answeredThe Chicago Bears continue making the same mistakes they've made over the last three years, as highlighted by ESPN's Dan Orlovksy.

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Hoops RecruitingAfter transitioning to the West Coast, AJ Storr has showcased his two-way ability and is drawing the attention of high-major coaches.

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Illinois Basketball: Transfer Will Baker would be a perfect fit for the IlliniIllinois basketball is going to lose their top big man Kofi Cockburn after this season.

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Naperville council rejects mask mandate, passes resolution encouraging face coveringsThe Naperville City Council narrowly shot down enacting a local mask mandate, opting instead to pass a less restrictive resolution encouraging the wearing of face coverings in public.

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COVID-19 Cases In U.S. Could Reach 20 Million By January, Wash U Researchers ReportST. LOUIS  At least 13.6 million Americans have caught the coronavirus this year — more people than the entire populations of Michigan and Iowa combined.

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Corporate culture at Chicagos top evictor is an absolute caste systemCurrent and former employees at Pangea describe racism, segregation, and a "toxic" workplace.

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For sale: Colonel Wolfe School buildingWhat preservationists consider hallowed ground, others see as a financial burden.

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Award-winning author to speak to Rantoul studentsThe 700 copies of the book “Look Both Ways” by award-winning author Jason Reynolds will be given to students and staff at the school, and the author will be there in person — virtually — to talk about writing and the issues facing children and young adults these days.

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NFC North standings after Week 12With just five games to go in the 2020 NFL regular season, the NFC North division is becoming clearer by the week.

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Helen Joyce Balding  formerly of West SalemHelen Joyce Balding, age 84, formerly of West Salem, IL, passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, in Prescott, AZ.

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Fastest warming: Winter temperatures in Illinois up over 3° since 1970A warmer winter might sound appealing for some, but it can have major implications on everything from allergy season to crops.

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Wednesday's coronavirus updates: 25 Champaign County residents hospitalized with COVIDThe number of Champaign County residents hospitalized with COVID-19 continued to climb Monday, from 23 to 25.

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Walkie Talkies brings together history, nature, and storytellingWith a trio of walkabout podcasts, Chicago Children's Theatre urges kids to go take a hike.

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New homebuyer assistance programs available in IllinoisGov. JB Pritzker announced on Tuesday the creation of two new programs designed to help bring additional assistance to working class families and underrepresented communities of color across the State of Illinois.

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Stock Watch: Which Bears players impressed, struggled in Week 12?There was plenty of good and bad - mostly bad - for the Bears against the Packers. Here’s a look at how the stock is trending for some Bears players after Week 12.

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UPDATED: I-74 westbound lanes near Ogden to close at 10 a.m.To remove a truck from a crash today near milepost 194.5, westbound Interstate 74 will be closed for 15-20 minutes starting at 10 a.m., state police said.

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How to Watch No. 5 Illinois vs. No. 2 Baylor: Game Time, TV Channel, Online Streaming and OddsIt's the first time the Illini have played in a top-5 showdown since 2004.

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Chilean garage band The Versions conjure carefree days on Calling LuciferChile has long had a robust garage and psych scene, and one of the season's most understatedly fun rock albums comes from Santiago.

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Drivers busted going 100 mph-plus on I-72 part of Illinois ‘trend,' state police sayState police say they are writing more and more tickets for drivers sailing along at triple-digit speeds — including two in the past few days in west-central Illinois.

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Six people stabbed in brawl at Carol Stream apartment complexSix people were stabbed Tuesday night during a brawl at an apartment complex in Carol Stream.

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POLL: Who wins Week 13 contest between Bears and Lions?The Bears are in desperate need of a win, which could come on Sunday against the Lions.

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Illini To Face Baylor Tuesday Night In 'Legacy Game'CHAMPAIGN  The fifth-ranked Fighting Illini mens basketball team is in Indianapolis preparing for Tuesday nights matchup against second-ranked Baylor.

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Tickets Dismissed Against Chicago Mayor Lightfoot's Security TeamThe Chicago mayor's security team has been getting the green light when it comes to tickets for red-light camera violations, a newspaper reported.

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Game DayESPN broadcast is talking about tomorrow's game. It's scheduled for 9 p.m. CT , but due to sanitation / COVID protocol, sounds like it could be a lot later than 9.

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Vaccine Details, Chicago Travel OrderHere are the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic across the state of Illinois today.

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Bears select QB Trey Lance in CBS Sports' latest 2021 mock draftThe Bears are armed with a first-round draft pick in 2021, and it'll likely be an offensive selection.

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More than one-third of PPP money in Illinois went to employers that got $1 million or more, new SBA data showsMore than one-third of the funds Illinois businesses and nonprofits received through the federal Paycheck Protection Program went to less than 2% of participants, according to data released late Tuesday by the Small Business Administration.

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COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Record 238 New Coronavirus Deaths; ‘We've Already Lost Too Many Lives'It’s the first time the Illinois Department of Public Health has reported more than 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day, and a 25% increase over the previous record of 191 deaths reported on May 13, during the first wave of the pandemic.

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Illinois records single-day record of 238 coronavirus deathsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois on Wednesday reported a record 238 fatalities related to the coronavirus pandemic, a total that is nearly one-quarter higher than the previous record set during the spring onslaught of the illness.

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No. 5 Illinois basketball savors high-profile game vs. No. 2 BaylorNo titles will be handed out Wednesday night, but No. 5 Illinois has an opportunity to showcase itself as one of the nation's elite programs when it takes on No.

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Illinois State Police Say Improvements Have Cut DNA Test Backlog Nearly In Half Since Last YearIllinois State Police announced Wednesday that they have cut their backlog of DNA tests nearly in half since March of last year.

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College basketball odds and picks for Illinois vs. Baylor: Wednesday's betting value lies on the BearsIn the nightcap of the Jimmy V Classic, we will be treated to an early top-five matchup as Illinois squares off against Baylor.

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Illinois speaker's friend, 3 others enter bribery case pleasCHICAGO — Four people, including a close friend of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, entered not guilty pleas Wednesday in a federal bribery case alleging a scheme with the state's largest utility in which they provided do-nothing jobs to Madigan loyalists in exchange for the speaker's help with legislation.

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The Bears might've found their center in Sam MustipherBears center Sam Mustipher has a chance to become an important leader and mainstay on Chicago's offensive line.

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EYE ON ILLINOIS: As state agencies fail us, are we learning any lessons?The worst may be over in terms of the disease, but the COVID-19 outbreak at the La Salle Veterans Home is going to be a hotly debated issue for years into the future.

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Top of the Morning, Dec. 2, 2020A year after Illini kicker James McCourts 39-yard field goal stunned Wisconsin on homecoming, LAS students were invited to Memorial Stadium to try their luck at replicating the feat.

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This day in history, Dec. 2, 2020Today is Wednesday, Dec. 2, the 337th day of 2020. There are 29 days left in the year.

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Area history, Dec. 2, 2020Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago.

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6 Stabbed at Carol Stream Apartment Complex, Officials SaySix people were stabbed in a domestic-related incident at an apartment complex in suburban Carol Stream Tuesday night, officials said.

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Longtime Illinois House Speaker in jeopardy as Dems break ranksThe longest-serving state legislative leader in the United States and one of the nation's last political bosses is fighting to keep his job as a growing number of fellow Democrats say they will not support him for another term in the midst of a swirling federal investigation that has led to charges against several confidants.

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Oswald's Pharmacy in Naperville celebrates 145 years while navigating second global pandemicIn the throes of its second global pandemic, Oswald's Pharmacy in Naperville is celebrating its 145-year anniversary with giveaways, fundraisers and a display of historic memorabilia.

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From Museums To Beverage Distributors To A School Bus Company, Thousands Of Illinois Businesses Got $1 Million Or More In PPP LoansCHICAGO — Thousands of Illinois businesses received millions in loans under a federal government program created to help small companies recover from the economic crisis left in the wake of the pandemic.

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Headlines for Wednesday, December 2ndThe Wayne County Health Department announced 12 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the county's total to 870; 113 cases were active, including five hospitalizations.

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Tiers and Fears: Illinois Is Ground Zero for the Public-Sector Pension CrisisIllinois’s pension debt is the worst in the nation relative to the size of each state's economy.

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Bipartisan Group Proposes $900B COVID-19 Stimulus PlanOn Tuesday, a bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled legislation for a new coronavirus stimulus worth more than $900 billion, hoping to break months of deadlock between the House and Senate.

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CDC Panel Says Healthcare Workers And Nursing Homes Should Take Priority For Receiving COVID-19 VaccineOn Tuesday, an advisory committee to the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention said that healthcare workers, and workers and residents at nursing homes should be the first to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available.

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From Roaches To Medical Emergencies, Illinois Inmates Say ‘There's Nobody That We Can Really Go To For Help'Prisoners rely on grievances to report dangerous conditions, from poor medical care to abuse. In Illinois, the system is sputtering.

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Illinois coronavirus update: Record 238 more COVID-19 deathsA total of 1,634 lives have been lost to COVID-19 over the past two weeks, an average of about 117 per day.

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Juno Star Elliot Page Comes Out as Transgender33-year-old Oscar nominated actor Elliot Page has come out as transgender. On Tuesday, Page posted a statement on Twitter, writing, "Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot."

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Longtime Friends Rihanna And A$AP Rocky Are Officially DatingThe news comes after the New York Post's Page Six reported that the couple — both 32 — was spotted having dinner with friends over the weekend.

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Curtis E. Musgrave  CrossvilleHe married Virginia Lee. Musgrave on December 14, 1955, and she survives. Curtis was a member of the Good News Chapel in Crossville.

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Baylor vs. Illinois odds, line: 2020 Jimmy V Classic picks, predictions from proven computer modelSportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Illinois vs. Baylor on Wednesday 10,000 times.

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Baylor vs. Illinois: 5 biggest storylines for 2020-21 matchupA top-5 showdown in college basketball between Baylor and Illinois in the Jimmy V. Classic is set for tonight - with storylines and consequences aplenty.

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Vaccine Details, Chicago Travel OrderHere are the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic across the state of Illinois today.

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‘We believe we're the best team in the country': Dosunmu on matchup with Baylor"These are the games that you dream of paying," Dosunmu said, "and this is the main reason I decided to come back, to play in games like this."

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Officials Making Final Plans for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout as Treatment Approval NearsOfficials at the local, state and federal level are continuing to lay out their plans for the coronavirus vaccine, and while a critical Centers for Disease Control and Prevention vote just laid out who will get the vaccine first, the Chicago Department of Public Health also established a timeline for their rollout.

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The Queen of Sherwin AvenueEvery building tells a story — about its residents, its neighborhood, its city. Prompted by a new historical research project, novelist Kathleen Rooney got to know one of them.

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Believe Project: $100 to cheer up residents in a retirement communityToday's winner of a $100 bill through the Believe Project is Caryl Derenfeld of Mundelein.

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Teen employee starts initiative to save beloved Palatine ice cream shopThe outpouring of support for Palatine's Daisy's Malt Shopp surprised both employee Ellie Roy, 17, and and owner Brian Wallers.

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Kirk scores 14 to carry Illinois-Chicago past Valpo 66-50CHICAGO — Teyvion Kirk had 14 points and 14 assists off the bench to carry Illinois-Chicago to a 66-50 win over Valparaiso.

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Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 12,542 new coronavirus cases, 125 deathsIllinois reported 12,542 new confirmed and probable COVID cases along with 125 coronavirus deaths Tuesday, IDPH health officials said.

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No. 2 Fighting Irish Earn Spot in ACC Title Game After League Shuffles ScheduleNo. 2 Notre Dame wrapped up a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game by virtue of the league shuffling its schedule Tuesday to create an open...

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Tuesday's coronavirus updates: Vermilion County reports 4 deaths, Champaign County 3; Region 6 seven-day positivity rate now at 11.9 percent; 71 new cSeven-day positivity rates for area counties: Champaign 6.5%, Piatt 8.3, Ford 9.3, Iroquois 12.6, Douglas 14.3, Vermilion 15.2....

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Hofbrau HausJust east of St. Louis in Belleville, IL is the Hofbrau Haus. There are around seven locations throughout the United States that are supposed to provide an opportunity for people to experience Bavarian food and culture.

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Arrest Warrants Issued for Suspect in Riverdale Double MurderAn arrest warrant has been issued in the case of a 32-year-old man who allegedly killed the mother of his child and her brother, then abducted his child in late November.

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CapitolFax.comYes, she represents the suburbs, including part of DuPage. But she's a member of leadership and has strong union ties.

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3 Gigs, in 3 States, in 24 hoursIf you’re trying to make a career doing this stuff, you will sometimes take the gigs where you can get them.

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Dog's Life-Saving Story Puts South Suburban Humane Society In Running For Top PrizeIn 2019, Sharita Sloan of Glenwood lost the love of her life to liver cancer.

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Giannoulias Considers Run For Illinois Secretary of State Post Long Held By Jesse WhiteIn what will likely be a long line of candidates, former Illinois state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias on Tuesday said he is considering a campaign for Illinois Secretary of State, a position long held by Jesse White who confirmed he won't seek another term in 2022.

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COVID-19 case counts per county, ZIP code as of Dec. 1There have been 319,513 COVID-19 cases in the suburbs as of Tuesday, and 5,456 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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La Russa Scheduled to Change Plea in Drunken Driving CaseChicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanor charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix.

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Cook County homicides top 900 mark in 2020: What's happened in Northwest suburbsCook County has recorded 902 homicides this year, marking the first time since 2016 and just the second time in nearly a quarter-century that the 900 mark has been reached.

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No. 19 Iowa hopes to make it seven straight over IllinoisTeams coming off recent wins over Nebraska meet Saturday when Illinois hosts No. 19 Iowa in Champaign, Ill.

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3,800 People Shot in Chicago Through End of November as Violence Spikes 50% From 2019Chicago gun violence continued to decline with the cooler weather in November, but shootings and murders are still spiking compared with last year.

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GiveSI: Salvation Army of Southern IllinoisThe Salvation Army of Southern Illinois assists hundreds of people in need each year.

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Physicians Urge Drug Makers to Step Up Efforts to Ensure COVID Vaccine is Safe for ChildrenSeveral coronavirus vaccines awaiting FDA approval have shown high levels of effectiveness in adults, but the results from phase three clinical trials haven’t included children, and a group of physicians is hoping to change that.

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Southern Illinois Food Pantry Network looking to strengthen pantries in the region through Give S.I.News 3 WSIL is proud to join with the Southern Illinois Community Foundation to help local non-profits.

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Chicago Weather: Cold and clearCold and clear Tuesday night with lows in the mid-20s. Get the latest weather info with our ABC7 Chicago AccuWeather app.

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Pregnant EMT Killed In House Fire, Family Waiting For Answers On Cause of FireThe Illinois State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a house fire that killed a pregnant EMT a day before Thanksgiving.

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95 Cases Announced Mon and TuesSo far this week the Bond County Health Department has announced 95 new positive COVID-19 cases.

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Chicago COVID restrictions: Huge parties violating coronavirus rules continue even as city tries to crack downChicago COVID restrictions prohibiting indoor dining, large gatherings and parties have been in force for months, and for just as long people have been violating them.

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Frances Lee Carter  Mill Shoals71-year-old Frances Lee Carter of Mill Shoals, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 8:30 pm on Monday, November 30.

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New homebuyer assistance programs available in IllinoisGov. JB Pritzker announced on Tuesday the creation of two new programs designed to help bring additional assistance to working class families and underrepresented communities of color across the State of Illinois.

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Woman Who Took Bar Exam While in Labor, Finished After Giving Birth Passes TestCongratulations are in order for a Loyola University graduate who took part of her bar exam while in labor, paused to give birth and then finished her test....

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White Sox Name Tony La Russa's Coaching StaffThe Chicago White Sox have named their coaching staff for new manager Tony La Russa, including new bench coach Miguel Cairo and new pitching coach Ethan Katz....

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Pitt adds game vs. Northern Illinois on Saturday at the PeteJeff Capel wanted to enter the ACC portion of Pitts schedule with more than four nonconference games behind him.

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Arwady, Pritzker Don't Anticipate COVID-19 Vaccine Will be Mandated by OfficialsAs the state of Illinois and the city of Chicago prepare to receive the first doses of approved coronavirus vaccines in the coming days and weeks, public health officials say there are still no plans in place to mandate that residents receive the treatment.

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Illinois Reports 12,542 New Coronavirus Cases, 125 DeathsIllinois health officials reported 12,542 new cases of coronavirus and 125 additional deaths on Tuesday as testing numbers returned to higher levels following the long holiday weekend.

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Pitt finalizes non-conference schedule with game against Northern IllinoisThe Pitt mens basketball non-conference schedule is, at last, complete. The Panthers have added a game against Northern Illinois Saturday at Petersen...

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Iris Tennes  Mt. Carmel92-year-old Iris Tennes of Mt. Carmel, died Monday, November 30 at her residence with her children by her side.

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James Wayne Allison  XeniaHe was united in marriage to Candy J. Tolliver on August 29, 1987, at the Baptist Church in Clay City and together they have shared 33 years of marriage.

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Pritzker Recommends COVID-19 Testing for Residents Who Traveled for Thanksgiving HolidayIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and state health officials are encouraging individuals who traveled for the Thanksgiving holiday to get tested for coronavirus, even if they are not experiencing any symptoms of the virus.

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Hubbard Street creates under a changing artistic skyThe company's new dance film project captures the "sea change" of precarious times.

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Illinois governor urges caution as post-Thanksgiving surge of the virus is expectedCHICAGO — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is warning residents to remain cautious as health officials await the bulk of Thanksgiving data.

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A€˜Monitor Yourself,' Pritzker Sends Message to People Who Traveled, Gathered With Family ThanksgivingThough Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Illinois will likely not see the coronavirus surge from Thanksgiving yet, officials sent a message to people who traveled or gathered with family amid the pandemic.

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Coronavirus In Illinois: 12,542 New COVID-19 Cases, 125 More Deaths; Pritzker Wary Of Possible Post-Thanksgiving SurgeIt was the highest daily case total in Illinois in 12 days, although the Illinois Department of Public Health also reported the largest testing total in 11 days, so the state saw only a slight uptick in its positivity rate.

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Meet Claude, Illinois Lottery's Newest Holiday HamsterThe Illinois Lottery launched its annual holiday campaign Tuesday, introducing Claude the Hamster as the newest star this year.

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COVID Chicago update: Health officials discuss vaccine distribution, coronavirus travel orderChicago is expected to update its COVID-19 travel quarantine order and release new details on how a vaccine would be rolled out locally on Tuesday.

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George Johnson, one of Elk Grove's pioneers and the mayor's father, diesOne of Elk Grove Village's pioneers - and the father of longtime Mayor Craig Johnson - is being remembered as a dedicated volunteer, passionate business owner and strong family man.

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GU Partners With FMC and Donor Family For High-Impact InitiativeGreenville University is strengthening its roots by partnering with the Free Methodist Church USA through a donor-funded initiative aimed at equipping current and future generations of pastors.

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Holly Days brings focus to downtown Elgin businessesThe Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin has launched a monthlong campaing called Holly Days to help bring awareness to downtown small businesses during the holiday season.

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HSHS Holy Family Hospital Supports LRCFHSHS Holy Family Hospital colleagues recently held a pumpkin decorating contest that raised $250 for the Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation.

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Dining events: Virtual Chef Bill Kim's Pizza and Parm Shop debuts in Oak BrookChef Bill Kim has done it again. Just a month after opening ghost kitchen Chef Bill Kim's Ramen Bar at Table at Crate in Oak Brook, Kim is opening the virtual restaurant Chef Bill Kim's Pizza and Parm Shop on Wednesday, Dec.

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Thomas Tom Avery Vincent  XeniaHe was united in marriage to Margaret Rose Anderson on June 5, 1955, in Kinmundy, Illinois, and together they shared 57 years of marriage until her death October 7, 2012.

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AARP, Story Corps collect stories from LGBTQ communityAARP Chicago and StoryCorps present "Listening OutLoud: A Celebration of LGBTQ Voices" - a webcast that explores and listens to the stories of LGBTQ from the Chicago area.

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DeKalb County man dies in crash after swerving to avoid deer near HampshireA Cortland man died after a single-vehicle crash near Hampshire Saturday in which he apparently swerved to avoid a deer.

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Shirley Reid  Fairfield78-year-old Shirley Reid of Fairfield, died at 9:45 AM, Monday, November 30 at the Linda White Hospice House in Evansville, IN. Born on November 6, 1942 in Olney, IL to Roy and Cloe.

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Judge convicts driver in fatal accident of improper passingState's attorney said there was nothing in the state troopers report to suggest recklessness on the drivers part, an element that might have supported a more serious charge.

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Chicago Could See Coronavirus Vaccine Within the Month, Health Officials SayChicago health officials said the city could receive the first shipment of coronavirus vaccines within the month.

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The New King of the OppositionThere's only one man in Illinois with the money and political influence to rout Pritzker's agenda — and that man, Ken Griffin, had a very good Election Day.

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Illinois adds primetime matchup with UT-MartinIllinois finalized its 2020-21 schedule Tuesday afternoon by announcing a Saturday night matchup with UT-Martin.

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Illinois Basketball: Illini squeeze in game between Baylor and DukeThe Illinois basketball team is going to need some tuning up after the Baylor game.

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Kirk scores 14 to carry Illinois-Chicago past Valpo 66-50CHICAGO — Teyvion Kirk had 14 points and 14 assists off the bench to carry Illinois-Chicago to a 66-50 win over Valparaiso on Tuesday night.

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Truck driver killed in rollover crash near AntiochA 72-year-old man was killed Monday when the semitrailer truck he was driving veered off Route 173 in northern Lake County and rolled over, spilling tons of granular sludge, authorities said.

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Illinois reports 12,542 new COVID-19 cases, 125 more deathsNew cases of COVID-19 increased by 12,542 Tuesday, the highest in 11 days, and 125 more people died of the respiratory disease, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported.

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Bears inching closer to NFL's worst in Week 13 Power RankingsThe Chicago Bears' fall down the NFL's Power Rankings continued after Sunday's embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers.

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Illinois Football: 6 transfers the Illini should pursue for 2021The Illinois football team will need to reload after the 2020 campaign.

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Barr: No evidence of fraud that would change election outcomeAttorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.

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Chicago Includes 46 States, Puerto Rico in Coronavirus Travel Order UpdateChicago's top health official is expected to update the city's emergency coronavirus travel order on Tuesday for the first time in two weeks.

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Garza, No. 3 Iowa take aim at Western IllinoisLuka Garza aims to follow up one of the top performances of his career when No.

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SI All-American Basketball Candidates in IllinoisHundreds and hundreds of student-athletes were evaluated for the SI99—Sports Illustrated’s ranking of the top-99 senior high school basketball players in the country—before the list of All-American candidates was finalized.

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Champaign man gets 6 years for having cocaine in carMorgan smelled of alcohol and showed signs of impairment, reasons for police to search his car, leading to the discovery of the cocaine.

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December 1, 2020A look at how the ComEd bribery scandal affects your power bill. The man who wrote the book on Joe Biden on the future president's beginnings.

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Shuts Down 300-Person Party, Tier 3 Restrictions ContinueHere are the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic across the state of Illinois today.

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Coronavirus Chicago: CPS CEO Janice Jackson says 'you can operate schools safely' under in-person learning modelChicago Public Schools plans to start bringing some students back into classrooms in January, despite pushback from the teachers union.

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Johnson scores 14 to lead Dayton over Eastern Illinois 66-63DAYTON, Ohio — Chase Johnson had 14 points and seven rebounds as Dayton edged past Eastern Illinois 66-63 on Tuesday night.

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Indianapolis Man Dies After Snowblower Catches FireAn Indianapolis man has died after his snowblower caught fire and the flames spread to his clothing.

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Dayton 66, E. Illinois 633-Point Goals: 6-13.462.

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Chick-fil-A  Peoria, ILInitial Visit: October 29th, 2012Rating: 5/5Price: $ Description: Chick-fil-A will Chick-fil-you-up. Living in the Central Illinois area, Chick-fil-a was only available via commercials and advertisements.

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Gophers women-Eastern Illinois game previewThe Gophers' starting lineup likely will include Jasmine Powell and Gadiva Hubbard, starters from last season.

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The 21st's Favorite Segments From 2020Host Brian Mackey and producers Anna Casey and Ryan Wilde share some of their favorite and most memorable segments from The 21st.

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232 Cars Towed on First Night of Winter Parking BanThe city towed 232 cars early Tuesday on the first day of the winter parking ban.

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Today Is Deadline For Illinois Cities To Apply For Federal AidSPRINGFIELD  Hundreds of Illinois cities are eligible to apply for federal relief from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov.

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Indiana Governor Extends Public Health Emergency Order as State Records Deadliest DayIndiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday signed an executive order to extend the state's public health emergency an additional 30 days as Indiana marked the deadliest day during the coronavirus pandemic and hospitalizations again reached a record high.

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How to Curb COVID FatigueMany of us are researchers and now calling &; this holiday season. The 21st spoke with experts about what is causing this phenomenon, and also hear how to combat it and remain vigilant as the pandemic continues on.

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Sox announce La Russa's coaching staffThe White Sox announced their 2021 coaching staff under new manager Tony La Russa on Tuesday.

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Indiana Sees Deadliest Day of Coronavirus Pandemic Yet With 142 Deaths, 5,518 New CasesIndiana saw its deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic by far on Tuesday, reporting 142 additional deaths within the last 24 hours, along with 5,518 new cases as the state reached another record high number of hospitalizations.

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Ex-Christie dermatologist sued over new businessCHAMPAIGN — Four months after former Christie Clinic dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Youse left to help launch a new venture called VitalSkin, he’s being sued by Christie for allegedly departing with confidential information and violating the terms of an employment agreement he signed in 2008.

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Forest preserve group collecting for new recreation areaMAHOMET  The Champaign County Forest Preserve Friends Foundation is participating in Giving Tuesday 2020 today, Dec.

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NFC North Power Rankings after Week 12The NFC North hasn't been mathematically settled, but after Week 12, it's never been more clear who is going to win.

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Illini BasketballIllini guard Ayo Dosunmu calls Wednesday's tipoff verus No. 2 Baylor "a legacy game"

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The 10 Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right NowThe city's most buzzed-about restaurants this month.

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Know Your Opponent: Baylor BearsThe Illini will get their first real test of the season.

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Music Box Theatre Brings Christmas to the Drive-InChicago's Music Box Theatre will screen classic Christmas films and sing-a-longs at Chi-Town Movies Drive-In in Pilsen throughout the month of December.

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Mike Furrey on A-Rob's failed contested catch: 'He needs to make that catch'WR Allen Robinson would've had three TDs if not for a failed contested catch on Chicago's first offensive drive of Sunday's loss.

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4th teen dies after October crash in southern IllinoisMax Koehler of rural Vienna died Thursday while in hospice care in Missouri.

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Wintry weather, flooding expected in Indiana and IllinoisINDIANAPOLIS — Weather officials are predicting a blast of wintry weather and lakeshore flooding in parts of Indiana and Illinois and warning travelers to take precautions.

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Lawmakers Seek Additional Hearings into LaSalle Veterans' Home Outbreak -Republican lawmakers on Monday renewed calls for a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing into the cause of a coronavirus outbreak at the state-run veterans home in LaSalle where about 20 percent of the residents have died of COVID-19 related illnesses.

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Despite Positive Signs, Pritzker Warns of Another COVID-19 SurgeDespite some slight improvement in key public health metrics over the past week, Gov. JB Pritzker said he has no immediate plans to roll back COVID-19 mitigation efforts as he warned of a possible post-Thanksgiving surge.

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50 Moments That Shaped Chicago 1970-2020Its been an epic half century. To celebrate the magazines 50th birthday, weve ranked the past five decades most significant events, drawing on our own archives to bring them to life.

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Fisher girl: A real servants heartFISHER — Jordynn Huskisson received a police welcome back to Fisher on Monday afternoon after being crowned Little Miss of America over the weekend.

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10 free and cheap things to do in Chicago this DecemberYou dont need to reach for your wallet to get your fill of culture and fun in Chicago.

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Aurora Festival of Lights Opens For 14th YearOne of the largest outdoor displays of holiday lights in northern Illinois has opened for its 14th year.

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COVID-19 in Illinois updates: Here's what's happening TuesdayHere are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

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The good, the bad and the ugly from Bears' Week 12 loss vs. PackersThe Bears lost their fifth straight game with a 41-25 loss to the Packers where there was plenty of good, bad and ugly.

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Bears' Defensive Struggles Sound Alarms for CoachesSo it's nothing out of the ordinary for them to approach another week without knowing whether Mitchell Trubisky or Nick Foles will play quarterback.

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GiveSI: Veterans Honor Flight of Southern IllinoisVeterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois honors Veterans by flying them to Washington D.C. free of charge.

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Joe Biden Weighs Rahm Emanuel for Transportation SecretaryPresident-elect Joe Biden is considering former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a substantial and somewhat divisive figure in Democratic Party politics, to serve as his transportation secretary.

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Iowa football: 5 things to know about IllinoisIowa, newly minted as the 24th-ranked team in the country, hits the road this week for a quick trip to Champaign, Ill.

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Chicago to Update Emergency Coronavirus Travel OrderChicago's top health official is expected to update the city's emergency coronavirus travel order on Tuesday for the first time in two weeks.

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Humane Society of Southern Illinois to put Give S.I. proceeds toward funding spay and neuter vouchersNews 3 WSIL is proud to join with the Southern Illinois Community Foundation to help local non-profits.

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Puerto Ricoa€™s AŒfA honor the dead with percussive electronic prayersWhile sheltering at home in San Juan during Puerto Rico’s lockdown this spring, Ìfà bandleader Otura Mun wrote a new EP, The Living Dead - Ashà Bogbo Egun.

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Illinois Basketball: 4 keys for the Illini to knock off No. 2 Baylor5 ranked Illinois basketball team will have a massive opportunity to knock off No. 2 Baylor on Wednesday night. After the release of the new coll...

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Bears open as 3.5-point home favorites vs. Lions in Week 13The Bears will look to break their five-game losing streak with a win over the Lions, who they're favorites for the first time since Week 2.

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UI hopes to expand testing to community in next few weeksChancellor Robert Jones: 'Weve been talking about this for several weeks, and if wed had our druthers, it would have been operational by now.'

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Ask the Administrator: How soon vaccine is effectiveWhen I got a flu shot, I was told it would take about two weeks to be effective.

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Housing Authority CEO to take new job in AlabamaThe Housing Authority of Champaigthn County will be losing CEO David Northern Sr., who said Monday he plans to take a new position he was offered in September as president.

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Mahomet businessman, Chief proponent a 'likeable guy' with a 'big heart'Mr. Huddleston will probably be best remembered for a fight he could not win: retaining Chief Illiniwek as the symbol of the University of Illinois.

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Coronavirus Chicago: City updates COVID-19 travel order, vaccine distrubutionChicago is expected to update its COVID-19 travel quarantine order and release new details on how a vaccine would be rolled out locally on Tuesday.

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Why is Matt Nagy calling out the Bears defense for a poor performance?Matt Nagy took a swing at his top defense for one poor performance while his offense continues to be an absolute embarrassment.

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And off we wentAnother memory  Gary loved poinsettias. He got one every Christmas. Ill be getting one again this year.

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'We all need a break from screens': Barrington school librarian gets creative to deliver booksIf students can't go to the library, the library will go to the students. That was the thinking of Taryn Parise, a teacher librarian at Hough Street Elementary in Barrington, who about two weeks ago started a "mini bookmobile" of sorts.

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Top of the Morning, Dec. 1, 2020Many small-town Christmas celebrations have been scaled back due to the pandemic. Santa, however, is still making the rounds thanks to helpful fire departments.

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Area history, Dec. 1, 2020Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago.

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This day in history, Dec. 1, 2020Today is Tuesday, Dec. 1, the 336th day of 2020. There are 30 days left in the year.

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Chicago Weather: Breezy, cold TuesdayCold and breezy start to December with some sun on Tuesday. Highs in the mid-30s.

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No Hearing Needed For City LevyAt its recent meeting, the Greenville City Council members decided it would not be levying more than a five percent increase in real estate taxes for next year.

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County Board Members To Be Sworn In TuesdayThe Bond County Board meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday with the public able to view it on Google Meet.

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Plan Commission To Discuss Greenville Commons ExpansionThe Greenville Planning Commission will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. to hold a public hearing for the expansion of Greenville Commons in the 600 block of East Beaumont Avenue.

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Headlines for Tuesday, December 1stOaktown, Indiana, resident Steven Williams has been arrested in connection with a recent rash of robberies in Indiana and Illinois.

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Karl G. KuesKarl G. Kues, age 89, passed away at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Thursday, November 26, 2020.

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County deals setback for Willow Creek Wheaton to build megachurch near Cantigny ParkWillow Creek Wheaton faced a setback in its plans to build a megachurch in unincorporated DuPage County near Winfield.

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Moderna To Seek FDA Approval for COVID-19 VaccineOn Monday, U.S. biotech firm Moderna said it will seek an emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate after further clinical trials confirmed it is 94% effective.

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'You can't sit by and do nothing': Lawmaker challenges Madigan's House leadershipState Rep. Stephanie Kifowit says lawmakers shouldn't have to "grovel" before Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to move bills forward for a vote, including those on property tax reform.

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Arizona Certifies Vote Confirming Win For President-elect BidenOn Monday, election results in Arizona were certified in Phoenix by Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, making Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump official in the state.

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CBS 2 News AM News Update 12-01-20See for privacy information.

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Felicity Huffman Lands First Acting Role Since College Admissions ScandalFelicity Huffman has booked her first TV role since completing her federal prison sentence for her role in the nationwide college admissions scandal.

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Kelly Clarkson Awarded Primary Custody of Her Children in Divorce From Brandon BlackstockKelly Clarkson has been granted primary custody of her two children, 6-year-old River Rose and 4-year-old Remington Alexander, amid her divorce from her husband, Brandon Blackstock.

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Beverly Joyce Buchanan  FairfieldBeverly Joyce Buchanan, 77, passed away peacefully Saturday, November 28, 2020 at her residence in Fairfield.

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Doris Williams  CarmiDoris Williams, 91, of Carmi passed away Monday morning, November 30, 2020, at her home.

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Southern Illinois house fire kills 3, injures 2 othersZEIGLER, Ill. — A southern Illinois house fire has killed three people, authorities said. Callers reporting the blaze Monday afternoon in the city of Zeigler originally reported the...

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Meyer's Mailbag: Arkansas as SEC sleeper, Duke, Illinois and moreIn this edition of Meyer's Mailbag I reveal my SEC sleeper, touch on early upsets, and recruiting situations at Duke, Illinois and Marquette.

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