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By Robert McCoppin Chicago Tribune Following a year of faster travel times due to COVID-19-related closures, Chicago area drivers can expect to run into more delays this year, thanks to traffic increasing just as construction season gets into gear.

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Pickpockets Travel More Than 1,000 Miles To Steal Phones

(9 days ago) Pickpockets Travel More Than 1,000 Miles To Steal Phones At Lollapalooza, But Some Victims Got Their Phones Back. August 3, 2021. 96. 0. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. WhatsApp. By Suzanne Le Mignot. We all saw it – a sea of people descending upon Grant Park for …

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$3 Million Project To Replace Century-Old Water Mains In

(1 days ago) A travel lane will remain open for local traffic when crews are not working. Parking will be restricted as needed during work hours. Residents may park when crews are not working, as long as the cars are moved before work begins the next day.

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Major roadwork resumes in Chicago area just as more

(2 days ago) By Robert McCoppin Chicago Tribune. Following a year of faster travel times due to COVID-19-related closures, Chicago area drivers can expect to run into more delays this year, thanks to traffic increasing just as construction season gets into gear.. Following stay-at-home and closure orders last spring, travel times dropped by as much as 45% on city expressways.

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Drivers Who Regularly Take The Dan Ryan Say It’s Dangerous

(4 days ago) “I travel to and from the south suburbs pretty much every day,” said Early Walker. Yet Walker’s daily drive has become a bit more dangerous lately. “Especially with the uptick of violence as of late, I think everyone is paying attention,” he said.

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Lightfoot unveils sweeping pandemic relief package for

(8 days ago) • Paving the way for “low-speed” three-and-four-wheel electric vehicles to carry passengers for hire, provided they travel at speeds not exceeding 30 mph, carry no more than 10 passengers and steer clear of downtown streets during morning and evening rush periods.

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Dangerous, 25-Below-Zero Cold Is Coming To Chicago This

(8 days ago) Chicagoans who have to travel should keep a pair of gloves, a hat, water, flashlight, communication device, blankets and a cellphone charger in their car, said Josh Dennis, first deputy director of the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications. Helping People Experiencing Homelessness

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Why are COVID-19 numbers heading up again

(4 days ago) Locally, doctors say the increase is likely a combination of reduced restrictions, particularly for bars and restaurants, increased travel for spring break and the spread of more contagious variants. People may also feel more comfortable going out because many in more vulnerable populations in the area are being vaccinated.

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New Mercy Hospital Owners Face ‘Deplorable’ Conditions And

(5 days ago) A state report showed closing Mercy would force patients to travel at least five miles away to get to another emergency department — the exact conditions the Trauma Care Coalition confronted in trying to bring back UChicago’s trauma center.

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Innovation and Collaboration Help Illinois’ Mile Long

(9 days ago) By Dan Prokop and Lance Peterman Jr. In November 2020, the Illinois Tollway opened the new northbound structure of the I-294 Mile Long Bridge Reconstruction

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A West Side Railroad Could Become An Elevated Trail Like

(9 days ago) Step off and there may be something from the park district, like a new playground. … then they could travel along the line and do things like arts and culture, parks and recreation,” Scott said. It will likely be years before the project breaks ground, planning officials said. The 606 park system and Bloomingdale Trail took at least 10

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Companies are marketing cabins as pandemic-safe escapes

(6 days ago) “The industry will continue to grow in 2021 as more people are embracing glamping as an alternative local way to travel,” Grafton said. “2020 was a year of disruption, uncertainty and unpredictability, but glamping gave people a chance to escape to nature, enjoy the present and appreciate the small things in life.”

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National Restaurant Association, Inspired Home shows at

(2 days ago) The National Restaurant Association canceled its show, which was slated for May, and rescheduled it for May 21-24, 2022, according to the group’s website. The Inspired Home Show from the International Housewares Association was also canceled, the group announced on its website Monday. The show was scheduled to take place Aug. 7-10 and is now

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U. of C. student dies days after being struck by stray

(9 days ago) His fraternity launched an online campaign to help cover members’ travel costs to funeral services in Denver. Remaining proceeds will go to the Rivkin Foundation, which funds ovarian cancer research, as well as a to-be-determined anti-gun violence group, Cogan said.

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CPD launched secret drone program with off-the-books cash

(Just Now) The reports state that roughly $7.7 million was spent over that period on operating expenses, witness protection, informant fees and controlled drug buys, as well as travel, meals, conferences, training and continuing education.

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Chicago Police Department opts for go-slow approach to

(1 days ago) Chicago Police Department opts for go-slow approach to redeploy cops. Police told aldermen high-crime districts would get help as rookies graduate from the academy, but it’ll take years to get South and West Side districts to proper levels. A University of Chicago Crime Lab model called for a faster, more widespread approach using veteran

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Southern Cook County students earn full-ride scholarships

(8 days ago) The QuestBridge Match Scholarships cover the full cost of attendance, including tuition, room and board, and travel expenses. Janice Neumann is a freelance reporter for the Daily Southtown. Original article:

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Takeout 100 — our guide to Chicago’s best restaurants for

(7 days ago) The dishes on Sepia’s takeout menu aren’t as ambitious as you’d ordinarily find in the dining room, but prices are comparatively modest, and dishes such as honey-glazed duck breast, squash risotto and liver mousse will travel very well. More coverage. 123 N. Jefferson St., West Loop, Chicago. 312-441-1920 | website Back to map

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Renaming Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive for Jean Baptiste

(8 days ago) But children do travel on that road, and this name would help them see the possibilities. I’m trying to bring this city together, and that road does that.” Now the question is whether a majority of aldermen on the committee back Moore’s idea, or go with the Lightfoot proposal instead.

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19 people arrested at Lollapalooza this year, most for

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It’s not Michigan. But no snow, no problem for H-F product

(9 days ago) The College of Central Florida is surrounded by big-time Division I baseball programs — Florida State, Florida, Miami — that don’t have to travel very far to scout talent. And Hondras is right there in front of them. It’s also convenient for professional scouts who consider Florida prime real estate for future major league talent.

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Economist presents facts about recovery, and something

(5 days ago) “The leisure and hospitality sector has been dragging down other sectors,” such as travel and energy, he said. This recession is unlike most others, he said. “Unlike usual, manufacturing is not one of the hardest hit sectors,” he said. “I’m hearing from most of my manufacturing contacts that they’re really quite busy.”

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