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R. Kelly receives 30-year prison sentence for racketeering and sex trafficking
US & Canada · Chicago

R. Kelly receives 30-year prison sentence for racketeering and sex trafficking

52% Center coverage: 237 sources
Multi-platinum R&B singer R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Wednesday. He was convicted of sex trafficking last year for exploiting his stardom and wealth. Kelly used his wealth to lure women and underage girls for sex, prosecutors said. He is separately facing trial in Chicago on child sex images and obstruction charges. Kelly was himself the victim of child sex abuse, and detailed in his autobiography how he was raped by a female family member when he was eight.See the Story
Five takeaways from races in Colorado, Illinois, New York and more
Abortion · New York

Five takeaways from races in Colorado, Illinois, New York and more

68% Center coverage: 44 sources
Colorado, Illinois, New York, Oklahoma and Utah held primary elections Tuesday. Mississippi and South Carolina held runoff elections. Nebraska held a special election to replace former Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, which was won by Republican Mike Flood. In Illinois, GOP voters sided with Trump, choosing a conservative state senator he had endorsed. A rare Republican who supports abortion rights found success in Colorado. New York's first female governor positioned herself to become a major voice in the post-Roe landscape. Democrats helped boost a Republican gubernatorial candidate loyal to former President Donald Trump.See the Story
Gene discovery may explain why more women get Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's Disease · Chicago

Gene discovery may explain why more women get Alzheimer's disease

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Two-thirds of the 6.5 million Americans currently living with the devastating brain disease are women. The MGMT gene plays an important role in how the body repairs damage to DNA in both men and women. MGMT expression in women was significantly associated with the development of beta amyloid and tau, hallmarks of Alzheimer's.See the Story

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US & Canada · Chicago

Live performance from Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY

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Shereen Ahmed (Eliza Doolittle)Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADYBroadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre151 W. Randolph St., Chicago*Now through July 10th* https://www.broadwayinchicago.com/http://www.myfairladyontour.comSee the Story
Chicago, IL · Chicago

U.S. July Fourth cookouts feel the heat of soaring food prices

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U.S. inflation marked the largest annual increase in four decades in May. Global food prices began rising in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic disruptions. Avocado prices climbed 24% versus a year ago as supply chains have slowed shipments. Beer prices jumped 25% since 2021, following grain, a key ingredient, higher.See the Story
Chicago, IL · Chicago

Family-owned for over 100 years: W.G.N. Flag Company has decorated Chicago’s proudest moments in history

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The W.G.N. Flag and Decorating Company has been part of Chicago's history for over 100 years. You see their work all over the city, but might not even know it. From blockbusters like Dark Knight and Backdraft to television shows like Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, and Chicago PD, you've likely seen their work.See the Story
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Caring for lawn and plants during drought conditions

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If you haven't noticed, it's pretty dry outside. With very little rain over the past month, parts of the area are facing drought conditions.See the Story
Chicago, IL · Chicago

Taliaferro, Chicago alderman, loses judges race to attorney - Forest Park Review

Attorney Aileen Bhandari is projected to win 11th Subcircuit judge race against Chicago Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29th) based on the preliminary results from Chicago Board of Elections and the Office of Cook County Clerk.While Taliaferro led in the city portion of the subcircuit – which includes about half his ward – Bhandari did better in the suburbs, and the alderman’s lead in the city narrowed as the results came in.See the Story
Real Estate · Chicago

Google Hunt For Chicago Offices Raises Eyebrows

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Developer Mike Reschke and the James R. Thompson Center at 100 West Randolph Street (ajay_suresh, CC BY 2.0/via Wikimedia Commons)Google is planning a Chicago expansion of its offices, which may include a purchase of the Thompson Center, although the property’s developer denies reports the tech giant is in talks to buy the 1.2 million-square-foot building.See the Story
US & Canada · Chicago

American consumers have quietly accepted a culture of incompetency

Some people accuse baby boomers of glorifying the past. John Avlon says the changes you see today are not just your imagination. Avlon: The quality of goods and services in this country are nowhere near the quality of past years. He says American classrooms have welcomed way more technologically savvy young teachers.See the Story
US & Canada · Chicago

‘The Chi’ returns with new twists and turns

The Chi premiered the first episode of its 5th Season on June 24, and the action and situations are as exciting as ever. The Showtime series shows the many joys and complications of Black love: relationships, children, career, community and self. The Chi is a timely coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents on the South Side of Chicago.See the Story

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