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Dear Amy: I am recently engaged. We have been together for almost three years. Like all new couples, we have had rough patches but worked through them. We just bought a house! Except, in reality HE just bought a house. I asked to take a loan out together, but he refused and said he wanted to get...

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Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and amassed a string of other TV and stage credits, has died. She was 70. Engel died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, said her friend and executor, John Quilty. The cause of death was unknown...

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Since a disastrous 2019 debut, Yu Darvish has taken small steps toward respectability. Darvish continued his upward trend Monday night by striking out a season-high eight and working out of two jams as the Cubs earned a 7-2 win over the Marlins before 9,888 fans at Marlins Park. All uniformed...

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As a catastrophic inferno tore through a cultural treasure, President Donald Trump assessed the response from 4,000 miles away and offered unsolicited advice for firefighters trying to save Paris' Notre Dame cathedral. "Perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out," Trump tweeted from...

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Kyle Schwarber provided a philosophical reply to the scrutiny he and fellow slugger Kris Bryant are facing because of their slumps. “People are just being a little reactive to the whole situation,” Schwarber said Monday night before the Cubs’ 7-2 victory against the Marlins. “So bear with...

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The White Sox’s brief excursion to New York turned out to be a fine weekend for the rebuild. Eloy Jimenez smacked his first two major-league home runs in one game, Tim Anderson continued to lead the majors in batting average while hitting a grand slam, and Carlos Rodon looked like his old self,...

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Resolving a three-year legal battle, a group of parents and high school students have dropped an effort to restrict bathroom and locker room access for transgender pupils in the northwest suburbs. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso approved the dismissal Monday, closing one chapter in a...

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The Cubs quickly rescheduled Sunday’s postponed game against the Angels for June 3, but it won’t come soon enough for suspended shortstop Addison Russell. Russell’s return from a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic-violence policy now can’t happen until May 3...

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French President Emmanuel Macron said “a part of us” burned as Notre Dame Cathedral caught fire Monday. Around the world, helpless viewers understood. The Gothic beauty and solemnity of Notre Dame de Paris, accented by gorgeous stained-glass rose windows, has made spirits soar for centuries....

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Beth Stevens spent the last day of her first trip to Paris visiting Notre Dame Cathedral. Later, she learned the famed “Lady of Paris” had gone up in flames. The Homewood resident, who works at Palos Heights Public Library, said she was in the revered cathedral around 8:30 a.m. Monday. “It...

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The Lake County Coroner’s Office on Monday identified a body pulled from Waukegan Harbor last week as 16-year-old Grayslake North student Mathew “Mateo” Garcia. Garcia’s mother, Susan Medina, thanked the fire department, police and public for their support in a statement she posted on a...

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When the Tribune Editorial Board endorsed Kim Foxx for state’s attorney before the primary and general elections of 2016, we cited crucial skills for Cook County’s chief prosecutor. Among them: good judgment about law enforcement priorities and conduct, and frank, comfortable communication...

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What we know so far about the massive fire that broke out at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday: What happened? A massive blaze broke out at the Notre Dame Cathedral, an iconic landmark in the French capital of Paris. Flames were seen shooting out of the roof of the 12th century...

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Andrew junior Keke Tholl brings more than her catcher’s mitt and explosive bat to the ballpark. The Michigan recruit brings leadership and enthusiasm. And some good vibrations. She and teammate Maggie Bailey are in charge of the music that the Thunderbolts listen to at practice, on the bus and...

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The world watched in horror Monday as a fire engulfed one of its most beloved landmarks. As the blaze gutted Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, some Chicago-area residents in France witnessed the ruin. They described a fire that not only damaged the physical structure but wounded the heart of the...

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Sophia Foreno rounded a corner in Paris Monday to find a sight she did not expect: Notre Dame Cathedral in flames. Foreno, a jewelry designer from Naperville, and her artist husband have been in Paris for the last week seeking inspiration for their work. But their trip took an abrupt turn Monday...

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You can tell yourself it’s just a building, just a church. You can tell yourself everything changes, nothing lasts forever. You can say these things and know them to be true but if you’ve ever seen Paris’ Cathedral of Notre Dame none of that mattered Monday when the most beloved church in the...

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The recent drownings of a young couple in the DuPage River have prompted calls for Will County Forest Preserve officials to speed up the removal of a dam in Shorewood. James Kennedy, of Shorewood, launched a petition April 3 on change.org after Hannah Tammeling, 22, of Plainfield, and Abraham...

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An Aurora convicted felon who opened fire on a group of people in a Naperville apartment complex parking lot, striking one of them in the chest, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison. Dion Knight, 32, of 823 N. Commonwealth Ave., pleaded guilty in DuPage County Circuit Court in January to...

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Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft. Widely projected as the top overall pick in the June draft, the AP national player of the year announced his decision Monday. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson captivated all of college basketball with his...

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