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Chicago’s Mayoral Race Pits the Teachers Union Against the Police Union

In a city known for its unions, two loom over the Paul Vallas-Brandon Johnson race, and no labor leader is as significant as the incendiary president of the Fraternal Order of Police.

Sports | Cycling

'Lily's death was no accident': Chicago cyclists file lawsuit against city, ComEd over illegal parking in bike lanes

"When I'm biking in Chicago, there isn't a single day where I'm biking, and I don't feel like I could be killed."

Sports | Cycling

How To Identify Chicago Made Schwinn's

Hope this video is helpful to you all - I looked around and didn't see a video pointing out the tell-tale identifying marks/details only made in Chicago USA ...

Sports | Cycling

Eyes on the Street: Chicago, Bike Grid Now’s Jamapalooza takes over the Loop

Chicago, Bike Grid Now led Jamapalooza, a massive group ride to demonstrate for a citywide network of bike-priority streets.

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Every Piece of Gear In A Navy Recruit's Ditty Box | Loadout | Business Insider

A Navy sailor breaks down every item that new recruits are issued on their first day of boot camp. MM2 Lionell Comeaux explains what’s in the Navy “ditty box...

Sports | Cycling

Home | Bike Lane Uprising

Bike Lane Uprising is making it easy to report cars in bike lanes and hold violators accountable.

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Parade shooting suspect bought 5 weapons despite threats

The man accused of opening fire at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago legally bought five weapons, including two high-powered rifles

Sports | Cycling

After 3-Year-Old Killed In Uptown, North Side Alderperson Wants City To Tow Cars Blocking Bike Lanes

"With all the people who have been in accidents over the past month, especially on the North Side, we need to do the right thing and keep our neighbors safe,” Ald. Andre Vasquez said.

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3-year-old girl in bike carrier dies when mom goes around ComEd truck parked in bike lane and is hit by passing semi

The semi was pulling away from a stop sign at Leland and Winthrop when it knocked the mother off balance and the girl was thrown under the wheels of the truck, police said.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Navy Boot Camp - Behind the Scenes

It’s one of the most demanding assignments in the United States Navy — but also one of the most rewarding. Follow along as we take you behind the scenes and ...

Politics | American Politics

Bribe Payments Flow from Illinois Dem’s Campaign Account

Democratic congresswoman Marie Newman (Ill.) paid another $24,500 in donor funds to a political rival she bribed to keep out of her primary race. 

Sports | Cycling

My Name is Windy: The Scene at the 2021 CX Nats – Carmen Aiken

Act One: We Can’t Stop Here, This is Nats Country! In which our anti-hero-TeamLifeLOL-genderwhatever sets the stage with cold takes on Chicago-lite. What a December it was for The Cyclocross in Chicago. I’ve seen a few different versions of th

Politics | Covid 19

IL Gov. Pritzker Keeps Mask Mandate in Place as Cases Drop in Maskless FL

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) on Tuesday said he is hopeful he can lift the statewide mask mandate before the holidays.

Politics | Leftist Lies

'White Supremacist' Who Scrawled Racist Graffiti on Walls in Missouri High Schools Turns Out to Be Black Student

If any school official had any spine, he or she would've told parents that the incident showed that victimhood is currency; the more one has, the richer one is.

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Illinois' Pritzker Signs Bill Requiring Kindergartners to Define Gender Identity

Illinois’ governor, J.B. Pritzker (D), signed a bill into law claiming the new sex ed standards that require kindergartners to learn to...

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Pro-Palestinian Vandals Deface Synagogue in Skokie, Illinois With ‘Free Palestine’ Sign and Smashed Window

A pro-Palestinian vigilante in Skokie, Illinois defaces the entrance of the Persian Hebrew Congregation with a ‘Free Palestine’ sign. Photo: …

Politics | Politics

Tammy Duckworth on a "more perfect union" - CBS News

The daughter of an American service member and a Thai mother, Tammy Duckworth discovered her love of flying as a U.S. Army National Guard helicopter pilot. Duckworth talked with CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes about her new memoir, "

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Woman whose home Chicago police wrongfully raided says she feared for her life, relates to Breonna Taylor

A woman whose home was wrongfully raided by Chicago police last year said she feared for her life during the incident.

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ILLINOIS: Chicago Election Board Provided Dominion Complete Access for 2020 Election

As the nation is focused on the lack of system security in the 2020 General Election, now comes news that

Politics | BDS

University of Illinois Student Government Buries BDS Provision in Racial Justice Resolution

The University of Illinois's student government buried a boycott, divestment, and sanctions provision in a resolution opposing violence against blacks.

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Chicago-Area Leaders Call for Illinois to Abolish History Classes – NBC Chicago

Leaders in education, politics and other areas gathered in suburban Evanston Sunday to ask that the Illinois State Board of Education change the history...

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In Chicago, COVID-19 Is Hitting The Black Community Hard

While black residents comprise 29% of Chicago, they represent 70% of that city's COVID-19 deaths. There are a number of reasons for that, and officials are just now beginning to address the issue.

Sports | Cycling

Chicago Lakefront Trail Bike Ride (2019 - Part 2)

This video features a Chicago Lakefront Trail bike ride. The Chicago Lakefront Trail offers great views of Chicago, while also having many places to stop alo...

Politics | Gender Insanity

How Illinois Schools Teach Preschoolers To Celebrate Transgenderism

To get a sense of what all Illinois public schools must begin teaching children starting next year, one can look at LGBT curriculum developed this summer.

Travel | Travel

Should you move to Chicago?

Everything you need to know to help you decide whether to put down roots.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

City Of Champaign, Illinois Appoints Anti-Jewish Extremist To Anti-Discrimination Commission | Daily Wire

When Deb Feinen, the mayor of Champaign, Illinois, suddenly and unexpectedly decided to replace one of the members of her city’s Human Relations Commission, she

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What Happens When a Convicted Killer Moves to Town?

Thomas Kokoraleis, a member of the “Ripper Crew” that once terrorized Illinois, was released from prison last month and moved to Aurora. The mayor and many residents want him gone.

Entertainment | Music

The Murderburgers - "#21/ #27 / The Waves" Live! from The Rock Room

Watch The Murderburgers perform "Now That You're Not #21" "Now That I'm Stuck at #27" and "The Waves" Live from The Rock Room Follow The Murderburgers here: ...

Entertainment | Music

Live From The Rockroom - Recording venue for DIY bands

Live from the Rock Room produces a video and audio podcast series featuring established and emerging punk bands. Videos and podcasts showcase live performances and interviews.

Entertainment | Music

88 Fingers Louie - "Smart Enough to Run" Live! from The Rock Room

Watch 88 Fingers Louie perform "Smart Enough to Run" Live from The Rock Room Pick up the latest 88 Fingers Louie LP here: http://amzn.to/2C8zTmb Follow 88 Fi...

Entertainment | Music

The Dopamines - "Kalte Ente, The King of Swilling Powers, Pt I,II,III" Live! from The Rock Room

Watch The Dopamines perform "Kalte Ente, The King of Swilling Powers, Pt I,II,III" Live from The Rock Room Follow The Dopamines here: https://www.facebook.co...

Travel | Travel

You Must Visit These 9 Bizarre Route 66 Attractions In Illinois

Many who take the classic Route 66 road trip begin in Chicago. So, towns throughout Illinois have gotten creative to attract tourists along the way.

Food & Drink | Beer

This Unique Craft Brewery In Illinois Is The Best In America

Discover the full history behind Illinois' largest craft brewery. Revolution Brewing in Chicago makes award-winning beer you have to try.

Sports | Cycling

Ride Illinois

Ride Illinois is a nonprofit organization working statewide for better bicycling conditions.

Entertainment | Music

The Nobodys - "Joe Queer Kicked Me Out" and "Beer for Breakfast" Live from The Rock Room

The Nobodys - "Joe Queer Kicked Me Out" and "Beer for Breakfast" Live from The Rock Room #PunkRock ##Pittsburgh #Pennsylvania

Entertainment | Music

The Mr. T Experience - "More Than Toast" Live! from The Rock Room

The Mr. T Experience - "More Than Toast" Live! from The Rock Room #PunkRock #Pittsburgh #Pennsylvania

Entertainment | Music

Rational Anthem - "Imaginary Girlfriend" Live! from The Rock Room

Rational Anthem - "Imaginary Girlfriend" Live! from The Rock Room #PunkRock #PopPunk #Pittsburgh #Pennsylvania

Politics | Politics

CNN’s Camerota confronts Holocaust denier running for Congress in heated interview | TheHill

CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on Thursday confronted the Holocaust denier who is the sole GOP candidate running for an Illinois House seat.

Politics | Other Politics

Holocaust denier is sole GOP contender in Illinois race for Congress | TheHill

A Holocaust denier is currently the only candidate on the ballot in the GOP primary for Illinois's third congressional district, according to

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Chicago cop given 5 years in prison for shooting at car, wounding two teens

Officer Marco Proano told the judge he was just trying “to protect human life” when he fired 16 times at the car. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Entertainment | Music

The Riverdales - The Riverdales (full album)

The debut album by the Riverdales. Released in June 1995 through Lookout Records, produced by Mass Giorgini and Billie Joe Armstrong. I know all the songs ar...

Politics | Woke Insanity

University of Illinois bans 'war chant' during sporting events - Chicago Tribune

Illinois has ended a long tradition of playing what the program has called a “war chant” song during sporting events.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Hydrofoil Surfing in Chicago with Zane Schweitzer

A short film by Mike Killion featuring hydrofoil surfing in Chicago with Zane Schweitzer and Ian Jacobson of Chicago SUP. All Video © Mike Killion 2017 Music…

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Jaded In Chicago

Originally a printed zine from 1998 – 2004, Jaded In Chicago has returned exclusively online. Our goal is to provide coverage of Chicago’s expansive independent

Travel | Travel

Route 66 Museum Opens in Abandoned Roadside Diner

The Mill served hungry travelers along the route in its heyday.

Entertainment | Music

Jawbreaker -- I Love You So Much It's Killing Us Both (Official Tour Video)

Ya boyz in Minneapolis. First Avenue, October 11, 1995. Prince watched from side stage, near Anthony's monitor. A great time was had by all, especially at mi...

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The best rooftop bars in Chicago

Nothing beats drinking at rooftop bars. Chicago residents wait all year for great views with a drink, from hotel bars to elevated lounges or decks.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The most legendary dive bars in Chicago

Of all the bars in Chicago, we maybe love our dive bars the most. Here, we pay homage to the bars that we think are the most legendary in the city

Sports | Cycling

Raise the Road

Presented by Chicago Women's Elite Cycling

Entertainment | Music

Surfabilly Freakout Radio - Streaming live and worldwide at SurfabillyFreakout.com. - Home

Surfabilly Freakout Radio - *SURF * GARAGE * PSYCHOBILLY * SPAGHETTI WESTERN * ROCKABILLY* Check out Surfabilly Freakout DJs Jet Sterling, Chelsea Bandita, Koffin Keith, Motorhead Mike, Kamikaze Chris and D.O.A...the Director of Awesome as we play music t

Food & Drink | Coffee

Big Story In A Small Town: Goshen Coffee In Edwardsville, Illinois - Sprudge

Sometimes you plan for things in life, and sometimes you get thrown into the deep end, head first. Such is the story of Goshen Coffee in Edwardsville, Illinois, a small town located across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Missouri.  Every morning fo

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Illinois bans cigarette butts, $1,500 fine to anyone that throws one on the ground

In an effort to curb litter, the state of Illinois has made it illegal to toss cigarette butts on the ground, nailing first time offenders with a $1,500 fine. According to the national lobbying organization Americans for Nonsmokers Rights, cigarette

News | Good News!

Illinois couple welcomes their 100th grandchild

QUINCY, Ill. — A western Illinois couple recently celebrated the birth of their 100th grandchild.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka dies at age 70

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka , long one of the state's most colorful and outspoken elected officials, died early Wednesday of complications from a stroke she suffered Tuesday, her chief of staff said. Ms. Topinka was 70.

Politics | From the HuffPost

Raging GOP Candidate Mike Bost's Past Includes Dog Killing And Mysterious Stolen Gun

WASHINGTON -- Illinois state Rep. Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) has made a name for himself throwing extraordinary tantrums during legislative sessions. But he doesn't appear to have contained his notorious temper to the statehouse, according to a review...