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McDonald’s sales surged 14% as virus restrictions eased

The company said U.S. prices were up 6% over the prior year in the July-September period.The company said U.S. prices were up 6% over the prior year in the July-September period......»»

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Judge rejects challenge to Southwest’s vaccine mandate

A federal judge has rejected a bid by pilots to block Southwest Airlines from imposing a vaccine mandate, saying the airline is within its power to require vaccination as a safety measure.A federal judge has rejected a bid by pilots to block Southwest Airlines from imposing a vaccine mandate, saying the airline is within its power to require vaccination as a safety measure......»»

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At least 59,000 meat workers caught COVID, 269 died: report

At least 59,000 meatpacking workers became ill with COVID-19 and 269 workers died when the virus tore through the industry last year, which is significantly more than previously thought, according to a new U.S. House report released Wednesday.At least 59,000 meatpacking workers became ill with COVID-19 and 269 workers died when the virus tore through the industry last year, which is significantly more than previously thought, according to a new U.S. House report released Wednesday......»»

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Chicago aldermen just enacted a property tax hike. How the city chose to calculate it will boost tax bills for years to come.

The difference is that the city is using a national, rather than local, inflation gauge.The difference is that the city is using a national, rather than local, inflation gauge......»»

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State yanks Elgin’s Sherman hospital surgical center permit

Advocate Sherman Hospital officials sought a four-month renewal this year to revamp the project that would now include only two operating rooms.Advocate Sherman Hospital officials sought a four-month renewal this year to revamp the project that would now include only two operating rooms......»»

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Chicago aldermen are about to vote on a property tax hike. How the city chose to calculate it will boost tax bills for years to come.

The difference is that the city is using a national, rather than local, inflation gauge.The difference is that the city is using a national, rather than local, inflation gauge......»»

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Illinois warns parents against cannabis look-alike treats ahead of Halloween

The Illinois attorney general’s office issued a warning Tuesday to be vigilant about keeping cannabis-infused look-alike snacks away from children this Halloween.The Illinois attorney general’s office issued a warning Tuesday to be vigilant about keeping cannabis-infused look-alike snacks away from children this Halloween......»»

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Filipino restaurants are thriving in Chicago, despite pandemic hardships: ‘So many people of different colors are coming in.’

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Filipino restaurants in Chicago are thriving, including Kasama, Bayan Ko, A Taste of the Philippines and Boonie Foods.Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Filipino restaurants in Chicago are thriving, including Kasama, Bayan Ko, A Taste of the Philippines and Boonie Foods......»»

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US home prices surged in August at near-record pace

U.S. home prices jumped in August by a near-record amount from a year earlier, as Americans eager to buy a home drove up prices on a dwindling number of properties.U.S. home prices jumped in August by a near-record amount from a year earlier, as Americans eager to buy a home drove up prices on a dwindling number of properties......»»

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University of Chicago Medicine plans ‘micro-hospital’ and outpatient center in northwest Indiana

One of Chicago’s most prominent hospital systems, University of Chicago Medicine, is hoping to expand further into northwest Indiana, with plans for a 116,000-square-foot medical facility that will include a so-called micro-hospital.One of Chicago’s most prominent hospital systems, University of Chicago Medicine, is hoping to expand further into northwest Indiana, with plans for a 116,000-square-foot medical facility that will include a so-called micro-hospital......»»

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McDonald’s employees, activists protest alleged sexual harassment outside downtown headquarters

About three dozen McDonald’s workers and activists protested alleged sexual harassment outside the fast-food company’s headquarters in West Town.About three dozen McDonald’s workers and activists protested alleged sexual harassment outside the fast-food company’s headquarters in West Town......»»

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‘Windy City Rehab’ host Alison Victoria Gramenos sells her Bucktown home for $2.15 million

The home had been on and off the market for about a year and subject to a legal battle.The home had been on and off the market for about a year and subject to a legal battle......»»

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University of Chicago Medicine plans ‘micro-hosptial’ and outpatient center in northwest Indiana

One of Chicago’s most prominent hospital systems, University of Chicago Medicine, is hoping to expand further into northwest Indiana, with plans for a 116,000-square-foot medical facility that will include a so-called “micro-hospital.”One of Chicago’s most prominent hospital systems, University of Chicago Medicine, is hoping to expand further into northwest Indiana, with plans for a 116,000-square-foot medical facility that will include a so-called “micro-hospital.”.....»»

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NorthShore workers sue hospital system, citing religious objections to COVID-19 vaccine mandate

The lawsuit seeks class-action status.The lawsuit seeks class-action status......»»

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Paid leave: The world has ‘found a way to do this,’ but the US still lags

If congressional Democrats' spending plan becomes law, the United States will no longer be one of six countries without any form of national paid leave. But it would still be an outlier.If congressional Democrats' spending plan becomes law, the United States will no longer be one of six countries without any form of national paid leave. But it would still be an outlier......»»

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United spending $1.4M every two weeks on paid leave for unvaccinated pilots

United Airlines told a judge it spends $1.4M every two weeks to keep unvaccinated pilots seeking exemptions from its vaccine mandate on paid leave.United Airlines told a judge it spends $1.4M every two weeks to keep unvaccinated pilots seeking exemptions from its vaccine mandate on paid leave......»»

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Illinois expecting 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses initially for kids, with pediatricians expected to play a big role

More than 2,200 locations and providers statewide have signed up to provide the shots.More than 2,200 locations and providers statewide have signed up to provide the shots......»»

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Human remains found at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in DuPage County identified as those of United Airlines exec missing since last year

Jacob Cefolia's vehicle was found parked outside Waterfall Glen in August 2020, but he was never found after a search that included multiple law enforcement agencies, volunteers and trained bloodhounds.Jacob Cefolia's vehicle was found parked outside Waterfall Glen in August 2020, but he was never found after a search that included multiple law enforcement agencies, volunteers and trained bloodhounds......»»

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Business economists less optimistic about next year’s growth

The nation’s business economists are slightly less optimistic about growth prospects over the next year, noting a number of threats ranging from higher-than-expected inflation to finding workers nd snarled supply chains.The nation’s business economists are slightly less optimistic about growth prospects over the next year, noting a number of threats ranging from higher-than-expected inflation to finding workers nd snarled supply chains......»»

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How Arlington Heights hung a welcome sign for the Chicago Bears

Arlington Heights rezoning cleared path for a Chicago Bears stadium.Arlington Heights rezoning cleared path for a Chicago Bears stadium......»»

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