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CHICAGO | AP FACT CHECK: No Pritzker plan to increase taxes 26 percent

CHICAGO  — Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is telling voters that his Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker plans to raise taxes by 26 percent if he’s elected to office. Rauner, who is seeking a second term this fall, has spent years battling Democrats over how to handle the state’s troubled finances, which are plagued by a … Continue reading CHICAGO | AP FACT CHECK: No Pritzker plan to increase taxes 26 percent

CHICAGO | Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season

CHICAGO — It’s purely about the math for Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs. A three-game lead is better than a one-game advantage, and that was all that mattered Wednesday. Rizzo homered, drove in three runs and stole two bases in his return to the cleanup spot, and Chicago beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-4 to … Continue reading CHICAGO | Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season

CHICAGO | Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season

CHICAGO  — The Milwaukee Brewers are casting doubt on Jimmy Nelson’s chances of returning this season. Nelson had shoulder surgery in September after he got hurt diving back to first after rounding the base on a single. It was a tough conclusion to a breakout year for the right-hander, who went 12-6 with a 3.49 … Continue reading CHICAGO | Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season

CHICAGO | APNewsBreak: US, Mexico to announce new plans on cartels

CHICAGO  — Top U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials will unveil new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels Wednesday in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government and federal police, DEA officials told The Associated Press. The announcement at a joint news conference will be a public display of bilateral cooperation amid ongoing tensions over President … Continue reading CHICAGO | APNewsBreak: US, Mexico to announce new plans on cartels

CHICAGO | Braun hits 2 HRs, Chacin goes 7 as Brewers beat Cubs 7-0

CHICAGO  — Ryan Braun hit two of Milwaukee’s four homers, Jhoulys Chacin struck out 10 in seven innings and the Brewers cut into Chicago’s NL Central lead with a 7-0 victory over the Cubs on Tuesday. Lorenzo Cain homered on Jose Quintana’s second pitch. Braun hit a two-run drive in the first and third. Erik … Continue reading CHICAGO | Braun hits 2 HRs, Chacin goes 7 as Brewers beat Cubs 7-0

CHICAGO | Bote’s grand slam in 9th lifts Cubs over Nationals 4-3

CHICAGO — Pinch-hitter David Bote smashed a grand slam against Ryan Madson with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday night. Bote’s long drive to center field came after Washington’s Max Scherzer and Chicago’s Cole Hamels delivered simply dominant starts. Madson … Continue reading CHICAGO | Bote’s grand slam in 9th lifts Cubs over Nationals 4-3

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Five Times More Residents Receive HIV Care, Compared To 2015

Department of Public Health Launches Acute HIV Hotline 312-74-ACUTE to report diagnosis CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) yesterday announced that so far this year, the city has served 1,814 people living with HIV in Chicago as the city continues to expand HIV primary care support.  … Continue reading Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Five Times More Residents Receive HIV Care, Compared To 2015

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Animal Care And Control Announce New Program To Return Lost Animals To Their Homes

Program allows animal control officers to use mobile microchip scanners in the community to quickly return stray animals to their home CHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) today announced a new initiative at will support the return of lost animals faster while diverting them from the CACC … Continue reading Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Animal Care And Control Announce New Program To Return Lost Animals To Their Homes