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Oscar nominations are out and there could be some possible firsts.
The multiverse-skipping sci-fi indie hit “Everything Everywhere All at Once” led nominations to the 95th Academy Awards that were announced this morning. Get the full list of 2023 Oscar nominees.
Norfolk Southern portrays its expansion plan as a badly needed infusion of jobs and investment. But the demolition of hundreds of homes and a rising tide of truck pollution has sparked discontent. Read more here.
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La Colombe’s Gold Coast cafe joined the steady drip of coffee shop unionizations that have taken hold in Chicago over the last year. Read more here.
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Before Leila Rahimi was named Illinois Sportscaster of the Year, she was a teenage girl calling in to her local sports radio station. She talks about her rise, obstacles — and the comeback. Read more here.
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Chicago Restaurant Week returns in 2023 with 300 participating restaurants. Here are five special menus we’re excited to try. Read more here.
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An agricultural worker killed seven people at the farm where he worked and at another business in northern California, plunging the state into mourning again in the wake of its third mass killing in eight days. Read more here.
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