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July 17, 2019 1 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for a mix of sunshine and clouds. It’ll be seasonably warm and humid with a high of 86 and a low of 77. The air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive groups. Tonight will be partly cloudy. I'm Elise Randall, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Wednesday, July 17th. Yesterday, a federal judge ordered singer R.

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July 16, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for mostly cloudy skies with a possible shower or thunderstorm. Expect a high in the mid 80s and a low in the mid 70s. I'm Elise Randall and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Tuesday, July 16th. Chicago is bracing for what meteorologists say will be the hottest week of the year. Periodic storms from the remnants of Hurricane Barry could mitigate the heat, but t... Read more

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July 15, 2019 4 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for a mix of sun and clouds. It will be hot and humid, with a high of 90 and a heat index making it feel like 97. Tonight will be hazy, as it dips down to the mid 70s. I'm Sam Scholl and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Monday, July 15th. As the morning routine went on in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood yesterday, rumors of looming immigration raids left... Read more

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July 12, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for mostly sunny skies, and a high of 83. Tonight will be mainly clear, with a low of 71. I'm Sam Scholl, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Friday, July 12th. Some county clerks in Illinois are increasingly outsourcing collections of unpaid tickets to save money while bringing in needed revenue, sometimes over decades-old infractions.

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July 11, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for partly sunny skies, and a high of 76. Tonight will be mainly clear, with a low of 64. I'm Elise Randall, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Thursday, July 11th. Record-setting Jeopardy player James Holzhauer is going back on the trivia game show this fall. Jeopardy just announced its lineup for the Tournament of Champions, which brings back 15 of the bes... Read more

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July 10, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago calls for a humid day, with a mix of clouds and sun, and a high of 89. Expect strong thunderstorms this afternoon and into this evening, that can bring hail and damaging winds. The overnight low will be 69. I'm Elise Randall, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Wednesday, July 10th. The Taste of Chicago is taking over Grant Park again, starting today.

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July 9, 2019 1 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for partly sunny skies, and a high of 82. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low of 72. I'm Elise Randall, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Tuesday, July 9th. Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson responded to violence that occurred over the July 4th holiday weekend in a news conference yesterday, by blaming the criminal justice system for freeing... Read more

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July 8, 2019 3 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for morning clouds, then sunshine, and a high of 78. Tonight will be mainly clear, with a low of 67. I'm Sam Scholl, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Monday, July 8th. Chicago is facing, quote, "extraordinary financial challenges," says Mayor Lori Lightfoot after the latest comprehensive financial report.

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July 5, 2019 3 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for scattered thunderstorms, with a high 87 degrees. Tonight, expect more thunderstorms with a low around 70. I'm Sam Scholl and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Friday, July 5th. From Hyde Park to North Mayfair, neighborhood Independence Day celebrations throughout Chicago were lively, lighthearted and filled with a shared sense of community pride on a quinte... Read more

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July 4, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. The high is 87 and the overnight low is 73F. I'm Elise Randall and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Thursday, July 4th. It’s the 4th of July, which means it’s time to celebrate America’s independence with fun, food, and fireworks. However, you might want to leave the fireworks to the professionals.

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July 3, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for scattered thunderstorms with a high of 76. Tonight, a stray shower or thunderstorm is possible, with a low of 67. I'm Elise Randall and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Wednesday, July 3rd. Our top story is: Illinois' new 19-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike started hitting Chicagoans in their wallets yesterday. But don't expect it to stop there. Area businesse... Read more

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July 2, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for scattered thunderstorms that’ll develop in the afternoon, with gusty winds and small hail possible. The high will be 89. Tonight, expect scattered thunderstorms, with a low of 71. I'm Elise Randall and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Tuesday, July 2nd. Chicago commuters can relax.

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July 1, 2019 3 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for stray showers or thunderstorms throughout the day and this evening, with a high of 88 degrees. The overnight low is 73. I'm Sam Scholl and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Monday, July 1st. Gas and cigarettes will cost more in Illinois starting today, and drivers will face stiffer penalties the first time they’re caught texting behind the wheel.

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June 28, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for times of clouds and sunshine. It’ll be very warm and humid with a high of 88 and a low of 70. Expect a shower or thunderstorm in spots this afternoon. Tonight, you’ll see clouds breaking with another shower or thunderstorm. I'm Elise Randall, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Friday, June 28th.

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June 27, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for sunshine and clouds. It’ll be humid with a high of 87 and a low of 72. The air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive groups. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, when a thunderstorm is possible. I'm Elise Randall, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Thursday, June 27th. A waitress spit on Eric Trump as he visited a popular upscale bar in Chicago on Tuesday ni... Read more

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June 26, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for sunshine and patchy clouds with a high of 82 and a low of 70. Tonight will be clear to partly cloudy. I'm Elise Randall, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Wednesday, June 26th. Illinois is taking another step away from its dirtiest form of energy. Under a new deal brokered by Democratic Governor J.B.

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June 25, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 83 and a low of 67. Tonight will be partly cloudy, when a thunderstorm is possible. I'm Elise Randall, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Tuesday, June 25th. Chicago police released videos and hundreds of pages of documents yesterday in the Jussie Smollett case.

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June 24, 2019 3 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for mainly cloudy skies with a high of 76 and a low of 64. Expect a shower or thunderstorm before a passing shower this evening. Otherwise, tonight will be mainly clear. I'm Sam Scholl, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Monday, June 24th. The Jussie Smollett case has taken yet another strange twist.

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June 21, 2019 3 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for times of clouds and sun, with a possible shower or thunderstorm this afternoon, and a high of 68. Tonight will be overcast, with a shower towards dawn, and a low of 59. I'm Sam Scholl, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Friday, June 21st. Illinois drivers caught using their cellphones will soon face harsher penalties that could ultimately lead to a licen... Read more

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June 20, 2019 2 min

Good morning. The forecast in Chicago today calls for periods of morning rain, then clouds giving way to sun, and a high of 63. Tonight will be mainly clear, with a low of 56. I'm Elise Randall, and here are the top headlines from the Chicago Tribune for Thursday, June 20th An ongoing corruption probe in City Hall widened yesterday when federal agents raided the office of 34th Ward Alderman Carrie Austin, a source told the Chicago ... Read more

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