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CHICAGO | Association removes Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from award

CHICAGO (AP) — A division of the American Library Association has voted to remove Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from a major children’s book award over concerns with how the early-to-mid 20th century author portrayed blacks and Native Americans. The Association for Library Service to Children’s board made the unanimous decision Saturday at a meeting in … Continue reading CHICAGO | Association removes Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from award

MILAN  | Chicago Cubs owners in talks to purchase AC Milan

MILAN  — The Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs says it is negotiating to purchase the debt-ridden AC Milan soccer team. The Milan office of the Edelman public relations firm, which has been hired to represent the Ricketts, says the entire family is interested in Milan for “a medium- to long-period investment” and wants … Continue reading MILAN  | Chicago Cubs owners in talks to purchase AC Milan

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel And The Chicago Film Office Announce Record TV Filming

CHICAGO, IL – Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Film Office at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced ten shows will film this summer and fall in Chicago.  This includes filming for four new shows, as well as many returning long-running series including NBC’s Chicago franchise. “Chicago continues to serve as … Continue reading Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel And The Chicago Film Office Announce Record TV Filming

Chicago, IL News – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, City Colleges Of Chicago Team Up With Facebook To Equip A Tech Ready Workforce

CHICAGO, IL – Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Facebook today with City Colleges of Chicago announced two collaborations to expand digital and technology training to students across Chicago.  Facebook will support students participating in coding bootcamps through the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, and will work with City Colleges to expand its existing digital marketing curriculum and … Continue reading Chicago, IL News – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, City Colleges Of Chicago Team Up With Facebook To Equip A Tech Ready Workforce

CHICAGO | Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday. Lester (9-2) gave up five hits over seven innings. Baez had two doubles, a triple and a steal. He also made some solid … Continue reading CHICAGO | Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0

CHICAGO  | Chicago teen to be sentenced in 2014 Facebook feud slaying

CHICAGO  —A Chicago teenager will be sentenced Wednesday for using a gun given to her by an uncle to kill another girl in what started as a Facebook feud over a boy, ending a chapter in a case that came to symbolize how the gun violence that plagues parts of the city passes from one … Continue reading CHICAGO  | Chicago teen to be sentenced in 2014 Facebook feud slaying

CHICAGO | Cubs beat Dodgers 2-1 in 10 innings for doubleheader split

CHICAGO —Albert Almora Jr. hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Tuesday night to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader. Kris Bryant sparked the winning rally with a leadoff triple against Brock Stewart (0-1). After Javier Baez was walked intentionally, Almora … Continue reading CHICAGO | Cubs beat Dodgers 2-1 in 10 innings for doubleheader split

CHICAGO | Farmer PH double lifts Dodgers over Cubs in 1st game of DH

CHICAGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Kyle Farmer doubled sharply down the left-field line with two outs in the ninth to drive in two runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers came back to edge the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Farmer lined a 2-2 pitch from Justin Wilson into … Continue reading CHICAGO | Farmer PH double lifts Dodgers over Cubs in 1st game of DH