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Armed robbers strike Lincoln Park jewelry store

Two people were tied up during an armed robbery at a jewelry store Friday afternoon in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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Apparent lightning strike damages Lombard house

No injuries were reported Monday night when an apparent lightning strike triggered a house fire that caused roughly $ 100,000 damage in Lombard. Authorities said there was heavy damage to both the home on the 1100 block of East Adams Street and nearby trees. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Construction crews strike gas main in Cary

A construction crew struck a gas main Thursday afternoon near the intersection of Route 14 and Spring Beach Way in Cary, officials said. Nicor Gas crews were scheduled to continue working to repair the line throughout the night on Thursday. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Severe thunderstorms strike Chicago area

Severe thunderstorms strike Chicago area The super-cell thunderstorm system, a product of warm air from the Mississippi Valley meeting a cold front from the northwest, arrived Tuesday evening and moved from Chicago's west suburbs to its south suburbs and beyond, officials said. Hail two … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Chicago Bears strike deals with rookies Fales, Carey

Chicago Bears strike deals with rookies Fales, Carey The Chicago Bears annually sign their rookie draft class before any other NFL team. This year has been no different. The team announced Tuesday that fourth-round running back Ka'Deem Carey and seventh-round tackle Charles Leno Jr. have agreed to … Full News here – Read more on NFL.com

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About 400 Chicago concrete truck drivers go on strike

About 400 Chicago concrete truck drivers go on strike About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs on Tuesday and Wednesday after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association. The proposal, which would have covered suburban drivers outside of … Full News here – Read more on Chicago […]

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UIC faculty ready to strike

2-day walkout focused on payUniversity of Illinois at Chicago faculty members are poised to strike Tuesday for the first time in campus history. The two-day walkout could cancel hundreds of classes at the Near West Side public institution. Full News here – Schools – chicagotribune.com

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UIC faculty ready to strike

2-day walkout focused on payUniversity of Illinois at Chicago faculty members are poised to strike Tuesday for the first time in the campus’s history. The two-day walkout could cancel hundreds of classes at the Near West Side public institution.      Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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McDonald’s May Not Quite Grasp What The Word ‘Strike’ Means

The actions taking place outside McDonald’s and other fast-food restaurants across the country this week aren’t technically strikes, according to McDonald’s. But the disagreement on terms may stem from McDonald’s rather old-fashioned idea of what a strike actually is. McDonald’s released a statement on its website Thursday in response to demonstrations taking place in cities […]

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UIC faculty taking strike authorization vote this week

Union wants 3.5 percent salary increase, raise in minimum pay for full-time lecturersAfter failing to reach a contract agreement with university officials, the University of Illinois at Chicago’s new faculty union is voting this week on whether to authorize a strike. Full News here – Schools – chicagotribune.com

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Illinois Legislators Strike Pension Deal

CHICAGO (AP) — Under growing public pressure to act, the leaders of Illinois’ General Assembly announced Wednesday they’d reached an agreement on how to solve the state’s $ 100 billion pension problem and would begin trying to persuade other lawmakers to approve it in a special legislative session next week. The deal was a significant […]

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Will County workers expect to strike Monday

Government officials say plans in place to keep services goingDespite a likely strike by Will County workers Monday, government officials say it will be mostly business as usual at the courthouse, Sunny Hill Nursing Home and other county-operated facilities. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Chicago flight to Shanghai turns back after bird strike

Chicago flight to Shanghai turns back after bird strike (CNN) — A flight from Chicago to Shanghai suffered an apparent bird strike after takeoff and landed safely back at Chicago's O'Hare Airport on Sunday. American Airlines Flight 289 took off around 10:45 a.m. Shortly after, the crew reported a problem … Full News here – […]

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Syria accepts weapons plan, strike momentum eases

Syria said Tuesday it has accepted Russia's proposal to place its chemical weapons under international control for subsequent dismantling. Full News here – WFLD – News

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Obama seeking lawmakers’ approval for Syria strike

President Barack Obama says he has decided that the United States should take military action against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack. Full News here – WFLD – News

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