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Janet Guthrie’s barrier-breaking racing career celebrated in ESPN film

Guthrie’s fight to become the first woman to qualify and race in the Indianapolis 500 is chronicled in the ESPN documentary “Qualified” scheduled to air May 28 as part of the “30 for 30” series. Janet Guthrie’s barrier-breaking racing career celebrated in ESPN film At Indianapolis Motor Speedway 43 years ago, her competitors wanted nothing…

Chicago Weather: Showers And Storms Possible For Memorial Day And Through Rest Of Week

https://w3.cdn.anvato.net/player/prod/v3/scripts/anvload.js CHICAGO (CBS) — Showers and storms are possible through the rest of Memorial Day weekend and the entire 7-day forecast, CBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis says. A severe threat remains for Monday and Tuesday with temperatures highly variable as a storm front drapes across the viewing area. (Credit: CBS) The first round of storms will…

Cubs players live out their hoop dreams on themed trip to Houston

Kyle Schwarber arrived at Wrigley Field on Sunday morning in full Indiana basketball regalia — a No. 1 IU jersey and candy-stripe pants. Schwarber’s top three all-time Hoosiers? Isiah Thomas, Victor Oladipo and Jordan Hulls. In preparation for the Cubs’ basketball-themed trip to Houston, Albert… Original published: 2019-05-26 18:20:00 Read the full Chicago News here

89-year-old woman killed in West Side crash involving CPD officers, family demands answers

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: An 89-year-old woman is dead after two Chicago police officers crashed into her car Saturday night in the city’s Austin neighborhood: 89-year-old woman killed in West Side crash involving CPD officers, family demands answers A four-car crash Saturday in Austin left an 89-year-old woman dead, and 12 injured, including 10 Chicago police…

During her first week as mayor, Lori Lightfoot made a point of promoting women and minority businesses

“Kids who look like me and come from families like mine shouldn’t have to beat the odds to get an education, pursue their passions or build a family,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said in her inaugural address. During her first week as mayor, Lori Lightfoot made a point of promoting women and minority businesses Lori Lightfoot…

Food Time Segment: Jamie Purviance

Finally, for Dean’s food time segment, we get a call from Jamie Purviance, a Weber Grill expert and author, to discuss his new cookbook, Memorial Day BBQ tips, and takes listener questions. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3642865/3642865_2019-05-26-184905.64kmono.mp3 Original published: 2019-05-26 13:27:51 Read the full Chicago News here

Millennium Park Summer Film Series includes ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Music Man’ and Chicago theater partnerships

We are excited for this free series, running Tuesdays, June 4 through August 20! http://bit.ly/2XeJAq9 Millennium Park Summer Film Series includes ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Music Man’ and Chicago theater partnerships The movie titles are in for this summer’s Millennium Park Summer Film Series: "Black Panther," classics such as "Music Man," 14 movies in all according to…

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