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Ethylene oxide emissions from 2 plants could have raised cancer risks for Lake County neighbors, report shows

Air quality testing near Vantage and Medline during 2019 and 2020 detected spikes of EtO, when the wind blew away from the facilities toward homes and apartments.

In appreciation: Donald Sutherland’s enigma variations, in 5 roles

Name a comparable actor, or someone whose qualities remind you of Donald Sutherland. Anyone? Difficult, no? I doubt there is one, certainly not with the same lucky combination of physical traits and vocal singularity. In no particular order: the blue eyes, the long, narrow Modigliani face, the suave lankiness, the glorious upside-down V eyebrows that made 57 varieties of dialogue both sinister an…

Orland Park fire leaves UFC Gym near Orland Square uninhabitable

Fire crews searched the UFC Gym, along with adjacent Gizmos and Skyzone, both of which were open and occupied. Nobody was injured.

Don’t blink! Kitesurfing — the Summer Olympics’ fastest sport — will debut at Paris Games.

The fastest sport at the Paris Games has such wild speeds that the athletes say the waves and the wind become muted. Welcome to the Olympic debut of kitesurfing.

Judge nixes delay in ex-Ald. Edward Burke sentencing, hearing to go forward Monday

Sentencing for former Chicago Ald. Edward Burke will go forward next week after a federal judge on Friday denied a last-ditch effort to postpone the hearing until after the U.S. Supreme Court rules in a bribery case that his lawyers say could affect his conviction.

Editor tapped to lead Washington Post won’t take the job

Robert Winnett, the editor selected to run The Washington Post, will not take up that position, after reports raised questions about his ties to unethical news gathering practices in Britain.

Here’s the landscape 2 years after the Supreme Court overturned a national right to abortion

Judges, state lawmakers and voters are deciding the future of abortion in the U.S. two years after the Supreme Court jolted the legal status quo with a ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade.

How Biden and Trump are taking very different approaches to preparing for next week’s debate

President Joe Biden begins an intense period of private preparations Friday at Camp David for what may be the most consequential presidential debate in decades.

Driver struck during traffic accident on Southwest Side dies at scene, 1 in custody as occupants flee

A driver of a vehicle was pronounced dead overnight after two cars collided on the South Sidein the Wrightwood neighborhood and the occupants of one vehicle attempted to flee but one was caught, Chicago police said.
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