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Mother of man killed by CPD now spends holidays as community Santa

Dorothy Holmes’ son, born in mid-December, loved receiving gifts during the holidays, so she has spent the years since his death handing out gifts and hugs to South Side children.

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Médicos y sus hijos piden quedarse en casa para el día festivo

Proyectan que 50 millones de estadounidenses viajarán para el Día de Acción de Gracias este año, solo un 9% menos que la estimación de 55 millones del año pasado.

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Health care workers, kids want people to stay home: ‘A virtual Thanksgiving will potentially prevent an ICU Christmas’

At the "Please Stay At Home" press conference organized by Cook County Health, a handful of health workers and their children urged Chicagoans to avoid traveling, gathering on Thanksgiving.

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UIC, DePaul halt in-person classes, but other Illinois colleges take different tack as coronavirus cases spike

The University of Illinois at Chicago and DePaul University suspend in-person activities, but other schools maintain on-campus activities.

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Toys you should avoid this holiday season, watchdog says

The 2020 "Trouble in Toyland" report outlined nine types of toys that gift-givers should avoid.

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Julia Dowdle, Mercy Hospital’s 1966 ‘Mother of the Year,’ dead at 97

The South Side native — mother of 11, grandmother of 38 and great-grandmother of eight— aced her driving test at age 96 and fought hard to ensure the pandemic would not upend her daily life.

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Veterans honored in Riverwalk ceremony

Wednesday’s event also marked the 15th anniversary of the dedication of Chicago’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Metra tests out new car for bike commuters

The bike cars can carry 16 bicycles instead of the typical five allowed on regular Metra cars.

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Republican challenger Oberweis holds slight advantage in northwest suburban congressional race against Underwood

With 82.5 percent of precincts counted, U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood trails 49.6% to state Sen. Jim Oberweis’ 50.4%

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Loyola y Northwestern permitirán que más estudiantes ingresen al campus en enero, pese al aumento de COVID

El mismo día en que Illinois anunció su segundo recuento diario más alto de casos de coronavirus, ambas universidades anunciaron planes para traer de regreso a miles de estudiantes el próximo trimestre.