Alex Degman
February 20, 2020 - 8:49 pm
Opponents of a marijuana dispensary near Haymarket Center say putting one there could cause recovering addicts to relapse.
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 Wuhan coronavirus infections
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Associated Press
January 24, 2020 - 10:04 am
A woman from Chicago has become the second U.S. case of new virus from China, Coronavirus.
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Sam Masterson
January 14, 2020 - 2:54 pm
Chicago was in the same spot last year, but St. Louis moved up two spots.
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Listen to Mark Reardon for your chance to win a pair of tickets to Chicago and Rick Springfield before you can buy them! Concert is at Hollywood Casino on June 23rd, 2020. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 6th at 11am. Must be 18 or older to win. Contest ends December 6, 2020. General contest...
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Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young...
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west nile virus spread by mosquito
August 13, 2019 - 3:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health says a Chicago resident in his 70s is the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the state this year. It said Tuesday the man became ill in late July. Department Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike says, “West Nile virus can cause...
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Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP
July 10, 2019 - 2:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Tuesday that investigators went to Humboldt Park Lagoon on the city’s West Side and confirmed that...
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