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EDITORIAL: Chicago, a great sanctuary city of immigrants, is anything but ‘full’

Chicago has always been a sanctuary city, and better for it. Immigration has been at the core of Chicago's economic vitality and population growth.

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Hardworking Save-A-Lot employee latest female victim of gun violence

"She [Antoinette Brown] was definitely an awesome person," said Doryan Welch, the store manager at Save-A-Lot on East 83rd Street.

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Person fatally struck by train in Joliet

Jordan Korn, 21, of Joliet Township, was found and pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff's office said.

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A new plan to make Wall Street pay for creating the foreclosure crisis

The six biggest banks have been fined $181 billion. But minority communities that were hardest hit haven't benefitted from the settlements.

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Portage police officer charged with head-butting girlfriend

Officer Brian Chelich, 41, is charged with a misdemeanor count of domestic battery, according to a statement from the Porter County sheriff’s office.

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Chicagoan describes ‘eerie feeling’ visiting Paris during Notre Dame fire

"We're all looking at pictures. . . . We were in a packed restaurant and there was this eerie feeling," Christine Eischen said.

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Mitzvah parade comes downtown, across city to celebrate Passover, hand out matzo

This was the 22nd year Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois — which has 48 centers across the state — has organized the mitzvah parade.

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Ward races pretty much over in 46th, 33rd — Cappleman OK, Mell not so much

Cappleman stretched his lead over Lalonde to 30 votes —7,079 to 7,049 — while Rodriguez Sanchez saw her lead over Mell shrink to 13 votes.

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Cubs set June 3 for makeup game vs. Angels

After skipping Sunday's game due to snow, the Cubs and Angels will meet back up at Wrigley Field in early June.

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Woman fatally struck by vehicle in Northfield

Jacquelyn Wittleder was taken to Evanston Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 9:55 p.m., authorities said.

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Lyft bikes’ brake woes won’t slow Divvy’s Chicago growth, officials say

Lyft pulled 3,000 “pedal-assist” electric bikes from three cities after riders “experienced stronger than expected braking force on the front wheel."

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Lightfoot urged to restore health care subsidy for city’s oldest retirees

An attorney for the retirees said without the subsidy, premiums are "$2,000 individually a month, $4,000 for a couple, almost $6,000 for a family."

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Illinois, quit suspending driver’s licenses for unpaid parking tickets

Most states collect overdue parking fines without relying on driver's license suspension. Illinois should do the same with the License to Work Act.

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Police seek missing infant who may be with his birth mother

Nihmar Smith was last seen on Feb. 28 and is the subject of a child protection warrant that was issued March 1, according to Chicago police.

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Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono wins men’s 2019 Boston Marathon

Cherono outkicked Lelisa Desisa in a sprint to the tape to win the 123rd Boston Marathon.

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