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Revisionist Awards: What SHOULD Have Been Nominated

Roe Conn & Richard Roeper look back at the awards that should have been! Listen to hear which films and performances popular award ceremonies overlooked.

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Hyde Park Summer Fest canceled for 2021

The announcement Wednesday blamed "recent COVID-19 developments."

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Nomadic couple, formerly of Highland Park, selected by Airbnb to travel world for free

Ben Sandzer-Bell and Peta Kaplan start their journey next month by visiting their sons in Chicago, then to Africa and beyond where they’ll stay for free at Airbnb locations. More than 300,000 applied for the opportunity. Twelve were selected.

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Dear Abby: I won’t help husband with baby he fathered in adulterous affair

Having already raised her own children to adulthood, she says the infant is welcome to visit, but she’s not changing any more diapers.

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Horoscope for Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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Garth Brooks reassesses stadium tour because of COVID surge

Brooks, one of the biggest selling entertainers in music, restarted touring in July and regularly performs in front of 60,000-70,000 people per stadium.

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Skin tone, privilege color the teen popularity contest in Goodman’s snarky ‘School Girls’

Set in Ghana, the viciously funny comedy is guaranteed to tickle and trigger anyone with less-than-stellar high school memories.

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‘Cocaine Cowboys’: A true-crime series so great, it’s addictive

Brilliant Netflix documentary tells the wildly entertaining saga of Miami drug kingpins Sal Magluta and Willy Falcon.

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Art Institute workers want union recognition

The employees want to affiliate with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and are asking management not to interfere with the campaign.

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DaBaby offers 2nd apology for homophobic comments

Following his ouster from the Lollapalooza lineup over the weekend, on Monday, New York City’s Governors Ball and Day N Vegas in Las Vegas each announced the rapper had been dropped from their lineups as well.

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Chicago’s Metro to require vaccination for all concertgoers

The popular indie and alternative music venue says a negative COVID-19 test won’t cut it, either.

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Lightfoot: No regrets on Lollapalooza or concerns it will become super-spreader event

The mayor says her confidence in screening protocols at the music festival are bolstered by the fact that Dr. Allison Arwady, the city’s health commissioner, "went incognito," without valid proof of vaccination, and was denied entry.

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Jessica Springsteen falls short in Olympic qualifier

The daughter of famed rocker Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band wife, Patti Scialfa, failed to qualify for the Olympic individual jumping finals at Tokyo’s Equestrian Park on Tuesday night.

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Dear Abby: Those beeps that are annoying to one are a lifesaver to another

After a reader complains about a co-worker’s glucose monitor, the caretaker for a diabetic child responds with a request for a little understanding.

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HBO recalls Obama’s achievements, detractors in six-hour Barackumentary

Compelling project recaps the politician’s life, sums up his presidency and gives voice to his critics.

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Horoscope for Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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‘The Chi’ —  one of Showtime’s most streamed series — renewed for fifth season

Cable channel says Lena Waithe’s show averaged 4.2 million weekly viewers.

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Kathy Griffin recovering from cancer surgery to remove part of lung

The Oak Park native says she has never smoked. The cancer is in Stage 1 and doctors are very optimistic.

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Dear Abby: I miss the BFF who drunkenly cussed me out at my wedding

Over the 30-year relationship, the friend has developed a pattern of drinking too much, saying awful things and then keeping her distance.

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‘Pray Away’: A powerful look at people trying therapy to be ‘ex-gay’

Former leaders of the ‘conversion therapy’ movement share their regrets in a must-see Netflix documentary.

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Horoscope for Monday, August 2, 2021

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‘The Chi’ Season 4 finale recap: Mayor Douda skips town and communication heals marriages — sort of

Tiff isn’t sticking to the pact she agreed to with Emmett regarding their marriage.

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Everything you need to know about Lollapalooza 2021

Chicago’s biggest music festival returned over the weekend. Here’s all of the Sun-Times’ coverage from Grant Park in one place.

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Lollapalooza 2021 reviews, Day 4: Foo Fighters, Brittany Howard, Modest Mouse, Band of Horses, Radkey, Neal Francis

The headlining set’s somber opening lasts just a minute until Dave Grohl’s band pours on the power for a thunderous two-hour festival finale.

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Lollapalooza 2021: Day 4 photo highlights

Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park. Here’s a look at some of the sights and sounds from Sunday at the music festival.

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Lollapalooza cancels DaBaby’s performance amid backlash over homophobic comments

DaBaby has come under heavy fire after he went on a controversial rant last week at the Rolling Loud music festival that targeted gay people and those living with sexually transmitted diseases.

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Taylor Street Little Italy festival canceled again; organizer vows to return in 2022

Ron Onesti, president of Onesti Entertainment, said it would be irresponsible of him to put on the festival, given that so many businesses are already stretched thin for staff.

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Dear Abby: Only one of bride’s aunts gets an invitation, and the other is upset

The excluded relative received a ‘save the date’ notice, then a letter saying the guest list had been scaled back.

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Horoscope for Sunday, August 1, 2021

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Lollapalooza 2021 reviews, Day 3: Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, Freddie Gibbs, Cannons, Michigander, Joy Oladokun

Day 3 at Lollapalooza featured Megan Thee Stallion in an empowering set.

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Dear Abby: I love a man who is 21 years younger and has never met me in person

Woman, 63, wonders: Does this online-only relationship have a future?

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Lollapalooza 2021: Day 3 photo highlights

Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park. Here’s a look at some of the sights and sounds from Saturday at Lolla.

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Horoscope for Saturday, July 31, 2021