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Both horses and Chicago Bears at Arlington Park? Some, like conso...

Only seven years later, in 1927 in Arlington Heights, thousands gathered to see horses race for the first time at Arlington Park, watching what was then one of America's most popular sports. The founding NFL franchise's decision to make an offer to buy the 326-acre racetrack property now has boosters of the sport of kings raising the possibility that both Bears and horses could coexist at a redeveloped,

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Once Again, Chicago Police Reform Propos...

Lacking needed votes even after last-minute changes, the long-awaited activist led-proposal to reform the Chicago Police Department was tabled.

Wellness
Chicago Bulls Have Decisions To Make On ...

Chicago Bulls executive vice president of basketball operations Arturas Karnisovas has key decisions to make on Daniel Theis, Garrett Temple, Thaddeus Young and Tomas Satoransky this offseason.

Wellness
‘Wouldn’t be here:’ Officials honor 7-year-old Chicago boy who ca...

CHICAGO — A young Chicago boy is being credited with saving his mom’s life by making a call. On Friday, emergency responders honored 7-year-old D.J. Wilson to highlight the importance of

Lifestyle
Chicago mayor will spend $9.6M in COVID ...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has declared racism a public health crisis and is using nearly $10 million in federal COVID-19 relief cash to solve it.

News
Jim O'Donnell: Bears could be feeling ea...

When Carole King wrote "I Feel the Earth Move" all those platinum sales ago, did she realize she was laying down a new rallying cry for future generations of Chicago Bears fans? Answer: Of course not.

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Bears could be relocating plus ranking the NFL's top 10 tight end...

Friday, gotta get down on Friday." I promised myself that I'd never use those lyrics in this newsletter, but I've heard the "Friday" song roughly 19 times this week and apparently it's because Rebecca Black just came out with some new music for the first time in 10 years.

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Fixing the state’s budget at the last mi...

Speaker Chris Welch had to rely on remote voting to rectify the drafting mistakes that would have left tons of programs without money until long into 2022.

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Chicago Cubs, Frida Kahlo Exhibit, Caver...

As Illinois continues to reopen in Phase 5, residents will likely start to feel a sense of normalcy setting back in as COVID-19 mitigations loosen statewide.

National News
David Smallwood, Chicago journalist, author, longtime N’Digo edit...

Smallwood, co-authored and edited several books on Black icons and was editor of N’digo for more than 30 years. He died June 11 from complications of cancer and COVID-19.

Struggling Marlins look to stop 4-game l...

Miami Marlins (29-39, fifth in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (39-30, first in the NL Central) Chicago; Friday, 8:05 p.m. EDT. PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Pablo Lopez (2-4, 3.12 E

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Power player Jose Altuve leads Astros ag...

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has a proven track record of decent power. He slugged 24 home runs in consecutive seasons in 2016-17 before clubbing a career-high 31 in 2019. But Altuve is currently on a power trip that exceeds all expectations.

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Run One of These 3 Holiday-Themed Virtua...

Work off those quarantine pounds while still having fun—by participating in one of these holiday virtual races.

Wellness
General Mills Releases 'Buddy the Elf' Cereal

Let's stick to the four main food groups for breakfast—candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup!

Products & Promotions
New 'Bachelorette,' New Drama: Here's th...

"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC and the drama's already started! (Warning: spoilers ahead)

TV
Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

National News
Recall Alert: Walmart Removing Packaged Cut Fruits Due to Possibl...

Cut watermelon and apples are among the produce being recalled at Walmart.

National News
NFL Week 4 Wrap-Up: Cowboys... We Need t...

With the NFL working around COVID diagnoses of notable players like Cam Newton and a multitude of Titans personnel, we see the Cowboys struggle and Houston's coach is fired.

Sports
H&M Clothing Chain Announces Closure of ...

After losing revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, clothing retailer H&M will close five percent of its retail spaces.

Style
Bad Bunny's New Crocs Sell Out in Minutes

Bad Bunny's new, glow-in-the-dark Crocs sell out on the first day of release!

Style
NFL Week 3 Wrap-Up: Seahawks Fly While R...

With Russell Wilson proving he is the MVP front-runner, the empty stadiums are shedding light on which teams are elite and which teams need assistance.

Sports
Disney+ Releases Premiere Date for The L...

Celebrate Star Wars' Life Day for the holidays!

Film
There's an Actual Scientific Way to Perfectly Melt Cheese on Toas...

After extensive research, chemists have cooked up the perfect formula in the lab.

Recipes
Disney Releases New Holiday Ornaments

Disney's Holiday Ornaments Collection is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!

Home & Garden
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National Articles
25 'Rad' Toys That Every '80s Kid Had (o...

The '80s were a truly magical time. Here are some of the raddest, coolest, most-awesome toys from the decade that brought us neon, Trapper Keepers, shoulder pads, and mullets.

Local Culture
Milky Chance Opens Up About “Colorado,” ...

CelebMix spoke with Milky Chance to find out more about the duo, how they met, their influences, and how they keep their sound fresh.

News
Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Include an Apocalypse, Famine, ...

Nostradamus has made many predictions about the future of humanity and he predicted 2021 will be worse than 2020. These predictions included a global famine, asteroids, a devastating earthquake, and a Zombie Apocalypse.

Local Culture
Critical Race Theory According to This D...

"CRT will reverse Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of being 'judged by the content of their character' rather than their skin color ..." - Ty Smith.

Video
2 Watermelon Cocktail Recipes You Can Ma...

Even if you’re staying at home, you can enjoy all those traditional foods like hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, and the big favorite—watermelon. Celebrate America's birthday with these refreshing watermelon cocktail recipes!

Recipes
Humpback Whale Swallows a Lobster Diver and Spits Him Out

"All of a sudden I felt this huge bump, and everything went dark," recollected the lucky man after getting released from hospital!

Video
20 'Fly' Toys Every '90s Kid Had (or Wan...

Before smartphones and tablets, before online streaming services and game consoles, we '90s kids had to figure out different ways to entertain ourselves. Enter the decade of cheap plastic toys (and questionable fashion choices): the '90s. Toys in the '90s—while they seem rather bizarre and strange today—were all the rage.

Local Culture
President Biden to Sign a Bill on Thursd...

The bill to recognize Juneteenth as a federal holiday passed in the House of Representatives. President Biden is expected to sign the bill at 3:30 pm on Thursday, June 17 as soon as he lands from his trip to Europe.

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You Can Now Order a 'Cinnamon Toast Crunch Drink' on Starbucks' S...

If you know what to ask for, you can order a Cinnamon Toast Crunch drink at Starbucks.

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STEM School Shooter Found Guilty of Firs...

The trial of Devon Erickson was found guilty of first-degree murder of Kendrick Castillo, as well as on 46 counts.

Local News
White Claw Will Be Available on United A...

Plus, a revamped snack menu to go with it! United Airlines recently unveiled a beefed-up food and drink menu.

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VIDEO: Bird Carries a Shark-Like Creature Over Myrtle Beach

A viral video features a large bird carrying a shark-like creature over beachgoers at Myrtle Beach. However, experts believe this wasn't a shark but an Atlantic Spanish Mackerel or a ladyfish.

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