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Will the world ever really get over COVID-19? What we learned from Dr. Anthony Fauci’s Chicago talk.

Here are five takeaways from Fauci’s remarks at a virtual event hosted by the University of Chicago.Here are five takeaways from Fauci’s remarks at a virtual event hosted by the University of Chicago......»»

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Mercy Hospital deal could keep South Side safety-net facility open

Mercy Hospital & Medical Center might be allowed to remain open, thanks to a deal in the works in which a Chicago organization.....»»

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US jobless claims rise to 745,000, up 9,000 from last week, as layoffs remain high

On Friday, though, economists have forecast that the government will report a strong j.....»»

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About 40,000 people just lost unemployment benefits in Illinois. Here’s why, and who will lose them next.

Roughly 40,000 self-employed workers in Illinois have lost acc.....»»

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Discover to bring nearly 1,000 jobs to South Side as it opens call center in former Chatham Target store

Discover Financial Services plans to open a call center in a former Target store in the Chatham neighborhood. "You need to place jobs where Black people are," said Nedra Sims Fears, executive director of the Greate.....»»

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Can AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron ensure a future for the world’s largest movie theater chain?

AMC Theaters CEO Adam Aron reflects on how the pandemic decimated moviegoing, his efforts to raise $1.8 billion to stave off.....»»

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US mortgage rates steady to higher with 30-year loan at 3.02%

While economists expect modest increases in home-loan rates this year, they likely will remain low while the F.....»»

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US puts tariffs on Scotch whisky, cashmere, Stilton cheese on hold in bid to resolve Boeing-Airbus fight

The U.S. agreed Thursday to suspend millions of dollars’ worth of tariffs on U.K. exports including Scotch whisky as part of an effort to resolve a long-running trans-Atlantic trade dispute .....»»

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Gas prices have been rising but OPEC keeps oil production cuts

The price of crude oil influences U.S. gasoline prices, already rising after February’s winter storms took 26 refineries offline. OPEC and allied countries are leaving most of their ex.....»»

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Illinois marijuana sales reach $232 million through February, putting 2021 on pace to shatter last year’s $1B mark

Illinois weed sales reached nearly $232 million through the fi.....»»

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Future of gas prices may be riding on today’s OPEC meeting

The price of crude oil influences U.S. gasoline prices, which are already rising after February’s winter storms took 26 refineries offline. OPEC could decide to increase production at today's meeting, which would ease pressure.....»»

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Amazon opens Amazon Fresh supermarket in London as it takes cashier-free shopping overseas

Amazon has opened a cashier-free Amazon Fresh supermarket London, its first bricks-and-mortar expansion of contactless shopping outsid.....»»

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O’Hare COVID-19 vaccination sites opening for transportation workers, including CTA, Metra, Uber drivers, flight crews

Transportation workers will be able to get COVID-19 vaccines at new distribution sites at O’Hare International Airport.....»»

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Michaels arts and crafts chain going private in $5 billion deal

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels said Wednesday that .....»»

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Black female Amazon manager sues, alleging sexism and racism. She says she was paid less, criticized as ‘too direct,’ ‘aggressive.’

Charlotte Newman, a Black senior manager at Amazon.com has sued the e-commerce giant, claiming she was paid less than similar qualified white peers and that executives used racial stereotypes to justify denying her promoti.....»»

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Two pharmacists in Decatur fired after one took COVID-19 vaccines home to family, inappropriately mixed doses, emails show

Two pharmacists at Memorial Health System were f.....»»

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Oakton Community College to expand cannabis curriculum with campus cultivation lab, scholarship opportunities

College officials said construction is expected to begin in July and finish in December for use in the spring 2022 semester.College officials said construction is expected to begin in July and finish in December for use in the spring 2022 semester......»»

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Amazon announces new logistics facilities in Valparaiso, Merrillville

Valparaiso and Merrillville will play host to two of five new Amazon Logistics facilities opening in Indiana.....»»

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More than 200,000 Obamacare sign-ups in first two weeks of special enrollment window. Biden calls it ‘encouraging sign.’

In a solid start, more than 200,000 people signed up for Obamacare coverage in the first two weeks after President.....»»

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Fed survey finds modest gains in the US economy in February

A Federal Reserve survey of business condi.....»»

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