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The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Which country lies between Honduras and Costa Rica? Answer: Nicaragua. It’s Central America’s largest country, has coasts on both the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean and has roughly 40 volcanoes, some of which are active.
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Tonight’s Chicago Cubs Game Vs. The Los Angeles Dodgers Is Postponed Because Of Inclement Weather
Monday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field has been postponed because of the threat of rain. The teams will play a split doubleheader Tuesday with seven-inning games at 1:20 and 6:40 pm. Before the game was
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Chicago Blackhawks’ Rally Falls Short In A 5-4 Loss To The Florida Panthers, Leaving Them 8 Points Behind In The Playoff Chase
CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks lost to the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Saturday at the United Center with a smattering of fans in attendance. The Hawks increased the number of team-invited guests and had them sitting in the lower section of the stands
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Chicago White Sox’s Game Tonight Vs. The Detroit Tigers Is Postponed Because Of Rain, With A Doubleheader Scheduled For Thursday
CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox’s Wednesday game against the Detroit Tigers at Guaranteed Rate Field has been postponed because of rain. The game will be made up as part of a straight doubleheader starting at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, while the second game
Chicago Tribune1 min de lecture
The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: What is the northernmost territory or province in Canada? Answer: Nunavut. Established in 1999, it encompasses about 772,000 square miles and was previously a part of the Northwest Territories. ———
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Bulls Bounce Back From An Ugly Loss With 108-91 Rout Of Hornets
CHICAGO — One night after one of their most uninspired performances of the season, the Chicago Bulls responded in a big way with a 108-91 blowout victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Thursday night at the United Center. It was a complete 180 on the
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The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Name the large lake that lies north of New Orleans. Answer: Lake Pontchartrain. Though called a lake, it’s actually an estuary that connects to the Gulf of Mexico through Lake Borgne and a narrow passage called The Rigolets. ———
Chicago Tribune1 min de lectureCrime & Violence
Girl, 7, Fatally Shot Inside Vehicle At Chicago McDonald’s Drive-thru
CHICAGO — A 7-year-old girl died Sunday after she was shot inside a vehicle in a drive-thru lane at a McDonald’s restaurant on Chicago's West Side, according to Chicago police. The girl and a 29-year-old man were each wounded around 4:15 p.m. at the
Chicago Tribune1 min de lecture
The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Which U.S. state has the longest freshwater coastline? Answer: Michigan. The state borders four of the five Great Lakes, and roughly 1,056 miles of island coastline bring the total to roughly 3,288 miles. ———
Chicago Tribune2 min de lectureAmerican Government
Editorial: The All-Star Game Moves, And Businesses Confront The Perils Of Politics
The new Georgia voting law, signed by Gov. Brian Kemp last month, has divided Georgians and other Americans along partisan lines, with Republicans hailing it as a victory for “election integrity” and Democrats condemning it as “voter suppression.” Bu
Chicago Tribune1 min de lectureEarth Sciences
The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Where would you travel to visit the Great Barrier Reef? Answer: Australia. Located on the northeast coast, it comprises the world’s largest collection of coral reefs -- roughly 2,500 reefs -- and more than 900 islands.
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Chicago White Sox Squander Late Lead And Fall 4-3 To The Los Angeles Angels In Their Season Opener
The Chicago White Sox had an eighth inning to forget on opening day. The Los Angeles Angels scored twice in the inning to rally and beat the Sox 4-3 on Thursday at Angel Stadium. The Sox entered the eighth with a 3-2 lead. David Fletcher’s grounder b
Chicago Tribune5 min de lectureCrime & Violence
‘I’m Trying To Hang In There,’ Says Mom Of Boy Killed By Chicago Police
CHICAGO – The person fatally shot by a Chicago police officer early Monday during what police said was an “armed confrontation” has been identified as a 13-year-old boy, officials said. Adam Toledo, of the 2700 block of South Millard Avenue in Little
Chicago Tribune1 min de lectureForeign Language Studies
The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Where is the Galician language spoken? Answer: Galicia, Spain. The autonomous community is in Spain’s northwest provinces. Galician is also spoken in adjacent areas of Portugal.
Chicago Tribune11 min de lectureCrime & Violence
Carjacking Victims’ Fears Realized As Chicago Fights To Control The Crime
CHICAGO — One woman’s Honda Civic was taken when she was held at gunpoint while picking up her son at a day care center. Another woman lost her Chevrolet Camaro after a day of shopping when she was pulled out of it and thrown to the ground and her ke
Chicago Tribune4 min de lectureMedical
What Is A Vaccine Passport And Will You Need One To Travel?
When travelers venture back out, many — especially those flying overseas — will need to manage new requirements to prove they’ve tested negative for COVID-19 or received a vaccine. Travel industry trade groups, airlines and other organizations are de
Chicago Tribune3 min de lectureSports & Recreation
What Went Wrong For Big Ten Teams In NCAA Tourney's First 2 Rounds?
CHICAGO — All season, the Big Ten proclaimed itself the best conference in the country. They had the analytics, talents and wins to back up the claim. There’s no denying the conference was stacked like maybe never before. Consequently, the Big Ten ea
Chicago Tribune4 min de lecture
Why Women’s Teams Aren’t Silently Accepting Inequality Anymore
After a few days of observing an embarrassment of gender inequities between the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments, fully displayed on social media by many female college players, Northwestern guard Veronica Burton thought back to her earl
Chicago Tribune3 min de lecturePolitics
Illinois City OKs Reparations Program, Unique In Nation
CHICAGO — Evanston alderman Monday evening approved the first expenditures in the city’s landmark municipal reparations program designed to compensate Black residents for codified discrimination. Officials in the suburb say the initiative, which has
Chicago Tribune1 min de lecture
The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: Where is the Drake Passage? Answer: South of the tip of South America. It connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and has some of the roughest waters on Earth. ———
Chicago Tribune5 min de lecture
Column: Cinderella, No More. Loyola A Real Threat To Win It All
INDIANAPOLIS — The cute little story of the Cinderella team and its good-luck charm officially is history. It was fun while it lasted. Sure, the Loyola Ramblers are back in the Sweet 16, Cameron Krutwig and Lucas Williamson have returned to the spotl
Chicago Tribune3 min de lecturePolitics
Illinois City Approves Housing Grants As Part Of Local Reparations Program, Believed To Be First Of Its Kind In The Nation
CHICAGO — Evanston alderman Monday evening approved the first expenditures in the city’s landmark municipal reparations program designed to compensate Black residents for codified discrimination. Officials in the suburb say the initiative, which has
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No. 8 Loyola Stuns No. 1 Illinois 71-58 To Punch Its Ticket To The Sweet 16. The Illini Become The 1st Top Seed To Exit This Year’s NCAA Tournament.
INDIANAPOLIS — No. 8 seed Loyola is replicating its magical NCAA Tournament run from 2018, this time ousting No. 1 seed Illinois 71-58 for a trip to the Sweet 16. Loyola controlled the game Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, relying on its trademark
Chicago Tribune3 min de lecture
NFL Cuts Lucrative New Deals Through 2033 Season
You don’t have to worry about the National Football League and its owners. The money is going to keep rolling in — and how. Making official on Thursday what long has been anticipated, the NFL and its media partners announced TV and streaming deals sp
Chicago Tribune4 min de lecture
It’s March Madness And You’re Working From Home. What Could Go Wrong?
CHICAGO — Watching March Madness at the office has often meant furtive glances at your smartphone, obscuring the game on your computer screen or sneaking off to a bar TV in the middle of the afternoon to avoid detection. Now it’s game on for work-fro
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5 Takeaways From The Men's NCAA March Madness Bracket
INDIANAPOLIS — The most unusual NCAA Tournament will tip off on Thursday. March Madness will be contained entirely in and around Indianapolis. Players will be quarantined outside of games and practices. Fans will be here, but at 75% fewer capacity th
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Column: March Madness Return Is A Welcome Relief For All Of Us
We welcome Sister Jean and Rick Pitino back to March Madness this week with the firm knowledge every NCAA Tournament needs its saints and sinners. Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, the 101-year-old team chaplain for Loyola and undisputed MVP of the 2018 t
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New-look Starting Lineup Sparks The Chicago Bulls’ 119-85 Rout Of The Toronto Raptors As 9 Players Score In Double Figures
A new-look starting lineup sparked the Chicago Bulls to play some of their best basketball in weeks in a 119-85 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night at the United Center. With Tomas Satoransky and Thad Young in the starting lineup for the
Chicago Tribune1 min de lecture
The Weekly Geography Quiz
GEOQUIZ: What is the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo? Answer: Kinshasa. Formerly called Leopoldville, after Leopold II, king of the Belgians, the city has a population estimated at about 14.9 million, making it one of the largest citi
Chicago Tribune3 min de lectureMedical
With The Pandemic Crushing Sleep Routines, Here Are 5 Tips To Help
This pandemic has impacted everything, so it is no surprise that it also has interrupted our sleep. We’re worried about everyone in our lives, we’re drinking too much alcohol and coffee, and even when we are in bed, we often are not experiencing good
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