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Suzanne McBride is assistant metro editor at the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Holidays are ideal time to have ‘that talk’ with loved ones

It’s never easy talking about death, but having end-of-life discussions well before you or a loved one is seriously ill ensures fewer surprises and better quality of life.

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West Side residents rally in D.C. for voting rights

"This was vital for us to be here," said Rev. Marshall Hatch Jr., executive director of Maafa Redemption Project and a pastor at New Mount Pilgrim Church. "It’s a profound way to commemorate Dr. King’s movement and continue his legacy and work."

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‘It will never be over for us,’ says Illinois woman who’s lost family members to rare brain disease

An annual walk to raise money for the Huntington’s Disease Society of America is Sunday at the Naperville Riverwalk.

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Students learn about investing in the stock market, financial literacy

All but eight of 64 Catholic school teams beat the S&P 500 in a months-long competition in which the students invested $3,000.

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As CPS hosts star-studded graduation ceremony, hundreds march to demand removal of cops from schools

Oprah Winfrey, Common, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot all address the 2020 graduating class during a virtual ceremony Sunday.

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Governor releases guidelines for more Illinois businesses to reopen in coming days

Pritzker stressed that as more businesses reopen, the No. 1 priority will continue to be the health and safety of Illinois residents and workers.

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‘I don’t get followed when I walk through a grocery store. My nephew does’

So what can white people do? What should we do?

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Highland Park teen, mom teach ‘virtual’ Zumba, connecting people across the country amid pandemic

Julia Kerpel, 15, is one of the youngest instructors in the country licensed to teach the dance-fueled Zumba.

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Chicagoan gets serious about health, fitness with stint on ‘The Biggest Loser’

Though she was eliminated in the reality show’s fourth week, Delores Tomorrow said she’s proud of the changes she’s made to be healthier.

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College students expect lots of healthy options when eating on campus

From vegan, vegetarian and halal offerings to gluten and allergy-free dishes, students have more choices than ever.