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Adult obesity rates are up nationwide, and the COVID-19 pandemic could push the rate higher, new report finds

Adult obesity rates in Illinois stood at 31.6%, with higher rates among Black and Latino adults, and food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic could put more American at risk for obesity in the future, a new study published Thur.....»»

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Striking workers accuse University of Illinois at Chicago of violating city’s minimum wage law

Workers at the University of Illinois at Chicago who are on strike have filed 20 complaints with the city, alleging the .....»»

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Column: A renowned Indian architect gets a Chicago showcase as Lincoln Park gallery celebrates Doshi’s humanistic designs

A newly-opened exhibition in Chicago celebrates the humanistic designs of Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, his nation's first winner of the field's most p.....»»

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WeChat usage, TikTok downloads to be banned in the US starting Sunday, Trump administration announces

The Commerce Department will roll out a ban of transactions in the U.S. using TikTok and WeChat starting Sunday.The Commerce Department will roll out a ban of transactions in the U.S. using TikTok and WeChat starting Sunday......»»

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TikTok, WeChat usage to be banned in the US starting Sunday, Trump administration announces

The Commerce Department will roll out a ban of transactions in the U.S. using TikTok and WeChat starting Sunday.The Commerce Department will roll out a ban of transactions in the U.S. using TikTok and WeChat starting Sunday......»»

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After 98 years in business, Southport Lanes will close in late September

Southport Lanes has lasted nearly a century by evolving, at various times serving as a tavern, bowling.....»»

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Southport Lanes has been a speak-easy, brothel, gambling den and bowling alley. One thing the Lakeview institution is not: A COVID-19 survivor.

Southport Lanes in Lakeview has lasted nearly a century, but the Chicago institution, which opened not long after another pand.....»»

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Striking workers accuse University of Illinois at Chicago of violating Chicago’s minimum wage law

Workers at the University of Illinois at Chicago who are on strike have filed 20 complaints with the city, alleging the .....»»

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By the numbers: A snapshot of Chicago’s economy six months into the pandemic

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of thousands of Chicago-area jobs were lost, consumer spending dropped 43%.....»»

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Cards Against Humanity sells Chicago Board Game Cafe; restaurant will reopen next month under new name

The Chicago Board Game Cafe, opened by Cards Against Humanity in February only to be shut down by the coronavi.....»»

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Chicago Board Game Cafe sold, will reopen next month under new name

The Chicago Board Game Cafe, opened by Cards Against Humanity in February only to be shut down by the coronavi.....»»

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COVID-19 is forcing small stores across Chicago to try online retail, but ‘we’re not Amazon’

Small neighborhood retailers used to compete with Amazon by ca.....»»

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COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in US, even as unemployment claims fall

The number of Americans applying for une.....»»

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Chicago-based tofu producer halts production after FDA inspectors allegedly find rats, other food safety violations

Fortune Food Product, a Chicago-based producer of soy products and bean sprouts, has agreed to stop production after federal inspectors allegedly witnessed live rodents and other food safety violations at.....»»

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Neighborhood shops used to think it wasn’t worth the hassle to sell online. Now they can’t afford to ignore it.

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Illinois racing board grants 2021 race dates to Arlington International despite uncertainty over track’s future

The racing board approved a 68-date thoroughbred meet for Arlington International Racecourse next year, despite concerns the track’s owner, Churchill .....»»

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Federal Reserve plans to keep interest rates near zero at least through 2023

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the economic outlook still remains highly uncertain and depend.....»»

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Chicago’s architectural biennial keeps the city at the forefront of design. But will it be held in 2021?

Will there be a Chicago Architecture Biennial next year at this time? Even if you’ve never attended the biennial, which bills itself as North America’s largest survey of contemporary architecture, you .....»»

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Wisconsin Dells’ Tommy Bartlett water ski show, closed by coronavirus, is shutting down for good

The Tommy Bartlett Show in Lake Delton had to cancel this year's season, it's 70th, and can’t recover from the loss of revenue.The Tommy Bartlett Show in Lake Delton had to cancel this year's season, it's 70th, and can’t recover from the loss of revenue......»»

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US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign that targeted more than 100 companies

The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citi.....»»

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