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Should mental health professionals, instead of police, respond to some 911 calls? A coalition of activists aims to add a symbolic question to the November ballot about funding non-police responses to 911 calls about mental health crises.
And the white father and son convicted of murder in Ahmaud Arbery’s fatal shooting after they chased him through a Georgia neighborhood were sentenced today to life in prison for committing a federal hate crime.
ICYMI: Air conditioning at home is the simplest way to prevent heat illness and death. Yet public officials’ attempts to address inequalities fall short, a Tribune investigation has found.
Marching from Water Tower Place to Millennium Park on Sunday, the group spoke no words, but their message was clear. Read more here.
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Column: What does the Field of Dreams game have to do with the Chicago Cubs’ new sportsbook? 4 observations about Thursday’s game.
Here are four observations from Paul Sullivan on Major League Baseball’s attempt to make it an annual classic. Read more here.
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The “sexy, self-aware satire has been given a moralistic tack, which Miranda would hate even more than cerulean sweaters,” writes Chris Jones. Read more here.
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Olivia Newton-John, the top female pop vocalist of the 1970s who starred in movies including “Grease” and “Xanadu,” died Monday. She was 73. Read more here.
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Eight brides in one family have worn a Marshall Field’s wedding gown purchased in 1950: ‘It’s a lucky dress’
When Serena Stoneberg walked down the aisle of a North Side church on Friday, her wedding continued a family tradition that spanned seven previous brides across three generations and multiple Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs. Read more here.
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