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Daily Herald
Suspect in 4 bank robberies held in June heistspokesman says the 28-year-old Weathersby made a court appearance Saturday and
Suspect in 4 bank robberies held in June heist
Daily Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
spokesman says the 28-year-old Weathersby made a court appearance Saturday and was ordered held pending another hearing. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/2aiAxOe) records show Weathersby was released from federal custody on Sept. 9,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
So what if the Russians cheated at the Olympics?an innocuous conspiracy, allowing us to share in the glories of proxies. We sin
So what if the Russians cheated at the Olympics?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
an innocuous conspiracy, allowing us to share in the glories of proxies. We sing the same songs, we wave the same flag. Now we buy the winners' shoes. Let the Russians play. Whatever. Bernie Lincicome is a special contributor to the Chicago Tribu... Read more
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Island Packet
Gail MarksJarvis: 'Gloom, Boom & Doom' economist pushes for goldas savings earn nothing. So, "you save more." ABOUT THE WRITER Gail MarksJarv
Gail MarksJarvis: 'Gloom, Boom & Doom' economist pushes for gold
Island Packet / Posted 13 hours ago
as savings earn nothing. So, "you save more." ABOUT THE WRITER Gail MarksJarvis is a personal finance columnist for the Chicago Tribune and author of "Saving for Retirement Without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery." Readers may... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
An 1868 tornado took down Shanghai City, but its raucous spirit lives onIn fact, out the window, a funnel cloud could be seen in the distance, yet it e
An 1868 tornado took down Shanghai City, but its raucous spirit lives on
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 hours ago
In fact, out the window, a funnel cloud could be seen in the distance, yet it elicited little more than yawns. Yet as the Chicago Tribune would report the next day, “The cloud had been observed, but no special anxiety was entertained with... Read more
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Al.com
Think RNC 2016 was goofy? Check out these political convention blasts from the pastSouth Carolina Gov. Strom Thurmond for president. Democratic President Harry S
Think RNC 2016 was goofy? Check out these political convention blasts from the past
Al.com / Posted yesterday
South Carolina Gov. Strom Thurmond for president. Democratic President Harry S. Truman was re-elected, but not until after the Chicago Tribune proclaimed the Republican nominee, New York Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, as the winner. 5. 1964 Republican... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Former Jail Guard Confesses To Falsifying Records In Sandra Bland’s DeathIt’s been a year since the death of Sandra Bland and there’s a new development
Former Jail Guard Confesses To Falsifying Records In Sandra Bland’s Death
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted yesterday
It’s been a year since the death of Sandra Bland and there’s a new development that’s just been made. According to The Chicago Tribune, Cannon Lambert, the Bland family lawyer, revealed that Rafael Zuniga, a former Waller County jail guard, has... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Where Tim Kaine And Hillary Clinton Stand On Key Issuestried to appeal to supporters of gun rights by "fondly recalling that she had l
Where Tim Kaine And Hillary Clinton Stand On Key Issues
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
tried to appeal to supporters of gun rights by "fondly recalling that she had learned to shoot as a child," according to the Chicago Tribune. But she has been a longtime gun control advocate, supporting the 1993 Brady Bill which mandated federal... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Where Tim Kaine And Hillary Clinton Stand On Key Issuestried to appeal to supporters of gun rights by "fondly recalling that she had l
Where Tim Kaine And Hillary Clinton Stand On Key Issues
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
tried to appeal to supporters of gun rights by "fondly recalling that she had learned to shoot as a child," according to the Chicago Tribune. But she has been a longtime gun control advocate, supporting the 1993 Brady Bill which mandated federal... Read more
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NJ.com
Think RNC 2016 was goofy? Check out these political convention blasts from the pastSouth Carolina Gov. Strom Thurmond for president. Democratic President Harry S
Think RNC 2016 was goofy? Check out these political convention blasts from the past
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
South Carolina Gov. Strom Thurmond for president. Democratic President Harry S. Truman was re-elected, but not until after the Chicago Tribune proclaimed the Republican nominee, New York Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, as the winner. 5. 1964 Republican... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Winderman: In NBA, players' power proving absolute | Commentaryand who the defender is and whose hands we're going to put the ball in to make
Winderman: In NBA, players' power proving absolute | Commentary
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
and who the defender is and whose hands we're going to put the ball in to make plays," Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg told the Chicago Tribune. Hoiberg downplayed concerns about redundancy. "Great players always figure it out," Hoiberg said, with... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Editor's Notebook: Candidate coverage and more discussed during ‘Tales From the Trail’ programstrategies for using various social media platforms in election coverage. Pane
Editor's Notebook: Candidate coverage and more discussed during ‘Tales From the Trail’ program
Kane County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
strategies for using various social media platforms in election coverage. Panelist Jim Webb, a former political editor for the Chicago Tribune who is now with the public relations firm Serafin & Associates, noted that lending context to political... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
John Kass: So, why become a cop?why ever think of becoming a cop? Because they’re needed, that’s why. They kno
John Kass: So, why become a cop?
The St. Augustine Record / Posted yesterday
why ever think of becoming a cop? Because they’re needed, that’s why. They know this. And they know what would happen if they weren’t out there. And so do you. Kass is a columnist for the Chicago Tribune. His email address is jskass@tribu... Read more
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Raw Story
Chicago teachers crash GOP governor’s press conference after he calls them ‘illiterate’of them “virtually illiterate,” crashed the governor’s press conference on Frid
Chicago teachers crash GOP governor’s press conference after he calls them ‘illiterate’
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
of them “virtually illiterate,” crashed the governor’s press conference on Friday to challenge him to a “read-off,” reports the Chicago Tribune. Rauner has been under fire since Thursday after the 5-year-old email was leaked, where the governor... Read more
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MedCity News
Record $1B Medicare fraud? It's Florida's unofficial state sportsettle federal civil healthcare fraud charges. Esformes and his father, Morris,
Record $1B Medicare fraud? It's Florida's unofficial state sport
MedCity News / Posted yesterday
settle federal civil healthcare fraud charges. Esformes and his father, Morris, settled unrelated kickback claims in 2013, the Chicago Tribune reported. This was not enough of a deterrent. According to DOJ: However, Esformes and his... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Apologizes for Controversial CPS E-Mailsaid. “The remarks there were inaccurate and intemperate and I apologize to the
Rauner Apologizes for Controversial CPS E-Mail
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
said. “The remarks there were inaccurate and intemperate and I apologize to the teachers and I regret those comments.” The Chicago Tribune uncovered the e-mails between Rauner and other wealthy education activists through a Freedom of... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Gov. Bruce Rauner apologizes for calling teachers illiterateof the financially troubled school district in February. During a 2012 teacher
Gov. Bruce Rauner apologizes for calling teachers illiterate
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
of the financially troubled school district in February. During a 2012 teachers strike, Rauner wrote an opinion piece for the Chicago Tribune saying the strike "provides us all with a clear opportunity to examine the grossly inadequate... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Gov. Bruce Rauner apologizes for calling teachers illiterateof the financially troubled school district in February. During a 2012 teacher
Gov. Bruce Rauner apologizes for calling teachers illiterate
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
of the financially troubled school district in February. During a 2012 teachers strike, Rauner wrote an opinion piece for the Chicago Tribune saying the strike "provides us all with a clear opportunity to examine the grossly inadequate... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Mike Pence's Candidacy Could Prevent Illinois Man's PardonBoard more than two years ago recommended Pence pardon now 49-year-old Keith Co
Mike Pence's Candidacy Could Prevent Illinois Man's Pardon
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
Board more than two years ago recommended Pence pardon now 49-year-old Keith Cooper for an armed robbery 20 years ago, the Chicago Tribune reported. The Republican governor hasn't acted in the case. Legal experts say Cooper's pardon would be... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Illinois Ordered To Rethink Medical Marijuana For MigrainesIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Nirav Shah's denial of a peti
Illinois Ordered To Rethink Medical Marijuana For Migraines
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Nirav Shah's denial of a petition to add migraines to the list, the Chicago Tribune reported. The judge ordered Shah to reconsider evidence presented to the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois governor apologizes for calling teachers illiterateof the financially troubled school district in February. During a 2012 teacher
Illinois governor apologizes for calling teachers illiterate
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
of the financially troubled school district in February. During a 2012 teachers strike, Rauner wrote an opinion piece for the Chicago Tribune saying the strike "provides us all with a clear opportunity to examine the grossly inadequate... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner publicly apologizes for calling half of CPS teachers 'virtually illiterate'prevail," Rauner wrote in a December 2011 email in which he argued for stronger
Rauner publicly apologizes for calling half of CPS teachers 'virtually illiterate'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
prevail," Rauner wrote in a December 2011 email in which he argued for stronger evaluations of teachers and principals. As the Chicago Tribune broke the news of Rauner's comments, which were contained in a court-ordered release of emails by Mayor... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Pence's Candidacy Could Prevent Illinois Man's PardonBoard more than two years ago recommended Pence pardon now 49-year-old Keith Co
Pence's Candidacy Could Prevent Illinois Man's Pardon
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
Board more than two years ago recommended Pence pardon now 49-year-old Keith Cooper for an armed robbery 20 years ago, the Chicago Tribune reported. The Republican governor hasn't acted in the case. Legal experts say Cooper's pardon would be... Read more
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Daily Herald
Teachers union president: Rauner illiteracy comment 'silly'assertion was revealed Thursday in emails Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administ
Teachers union president: Rauner illiteracy comment 'silly'
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
assertion was revealed Thursday in emails Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration released under a court order to the Chicago Tribune. Rauner also wrote that half of CPS principals are "incompetent." A Rauner spokesman said the email was... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Visiting a ghost town on the Tanana Rivervillage when he passed by on his summer expedition in 1885. The first record o
Visiting a ghost town on the Tanana River
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 2 days ago
village when he passed by on his summer expedition in 1885. The first record of Cos Jacket in print may be in a story from the Chicago Tribune of April 15, 1901. A reporter wrote of Army Lt. Joseph Herron's exploration with five other men from Cook... Read more
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USA Today
Facebook says it's not negating 'great talent'diverse perspectives across all of our business — both technical and non-techni
Facebook says it's not negating 'great talent'
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
diverse perspectives across all of our business — both technical and non-technical." The statement, first obtained by the Chicago Tribune, comes after global diversity chief Maxine Williams appeared to at least partially blame the lack of... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Illinois ordered to rethink medical marijuana for migrainesnot to include migraine headaches on the list of conditions that qualify for us
Illinois ordered to rethink medical marijuana for migraines
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
not to include migraine headaches on the list of conditions that qualify for use of medical marijuana in the state. The Chicago Tribune reports that a Cook County judge overturned Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Nirav... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Mike Pence’s candidacy could prevent Illinois man’s pardonPence’s spot on Donald Trump’s presidential ticket may jeopardize a wrongfully
Mike Pence’s candidacy could prevent Illinois man’s pardon
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
Pence’s spot on Donald Trump’s presidential ticket may jeopardize a wrongfully convicted man’s pardon request in Indiana. The Chicago Tribune reports that the Indiana Parole Board more than two years ago recommended Pence pardon now 49-year-old... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois ordered to rethink medical marijuana for migrainesnot to include migraine headaches on the list of conditions that qualify for us
Illinois ordered to rethink medical marijuana for migraines
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
not to include migraine headaches on the list of conditions that qualify for use of medical marijuana in the state. The Chicago Tribune reports that a Cook County judge overturned Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Nirav... Read more
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The Washington Times
Mike Pence’s candidacy could prevent Illinois man’s pardonPence’s spot on Donald Trump’s presidential ticket may jeopardize a wrongfully
Mike Pence’s candidacy could prevent Illinois man’s pardon
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
Pence’s spot on Donald Trump’s presidential ticket may jeopardize a wrongfully convicted man’s pardon request in Indiana. The Chicago Tribune reported that the Indiana Parole Board more than two years ago recommended Pence pardon now 49-year-old... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Mike Pence's candidacy could prevent Illinois man's pardonticket may put in limbo a historic pardon request to the Indiana governor from
Mike Pence's candidacy could prevent Illinois man's pardon
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 2 days ago
ticket may put in limbo a historic pardon request to the Indiana governor from a wrongfully convicted Illinois man. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/29YwkOI ) reports that the Indiana Parole Board more than two years ago recommended Pence... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Mike Pence's candidacy could prevent Illinois man's pardonticket may put in limbo a historic pardon request to the Indiana governor from
Mike Pence's candidacy could prevent Illinois man's pardon
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
ticket may put in limbo a historic pardon request to the Indiana governor from a wrongfully convicted Illinois man. The Chicago Tribune reports that the Indiana Parole Board more than two years ago recommended Pence pardon now 49-year-old... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner once called Chicago teachers 'virtually illiterate'Union vice president Jesse Sharkey did not immediately return a telephone call
Rauner once called Chicago teachers 'virtually illiterate'
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
Union vice president Jesse Sharkey did not immediately return a telephone call seeking comment on the Rauner email. The Chicago Tribune sought the emails in connection with its reporting about a CPS principal training program at the center... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone,” Trump continued. “And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone,” Trump continued. “And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office.” The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city’s shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Chicago political machineIn April 2010, the Chicago Tribune published a Jack Franks essay in which Frank
Chicago political machine
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
In April 2010, the Chicago Tribune published a Jack Franks essay in which Franks wrote, “We need forensic audits of all spending. Justify every dime and know where every dime is going … I have co-sponsored legislation that would require the General... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Police officer shot on Chicago’s Near South Sideis near Soldier Field. It’s not yet clear what led up to the shooting. A suspec
Police officer shot on Chicago’s Near South Side
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 2 days ago
is near Soldier Field. It’s not yet clear what led up to the shooting. A suspect may also have been shot, sources told the Chicago Tribune. A Chicago police officer has been shot at 18th and Calumet. Shot in the lower body, no info on... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Once Called Chicago Teachers 'Virtually Illiterate'Union vice president Jesse Sharkey did not immediately return a telephone call
Rauner Once Called Chicago Teachers 'Virtually Illiterate'
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
Union vice president Jesse Sharkey did not immediately return a telephone call seeking comment on the Rauner email. The Chicago Tribune sought the emails in connection with its reporting about a CPS principal training program at the center... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WMTW Portland / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WLKY Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: Vetting the claimsshootings this year alone,” Trump continued. “And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: Vetting the claims
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone,” Trump continued. “And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office.” The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city’s shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsshootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 2 days ago
shootings this year alone," Trump continued. "And almost 4,000 have been killed in the Chicago area since he took office." The Chicago Tribune keeps track of the city's shooting victims. As of Thursday, 2,224 people have been shot in Chicago. And,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Trump References Chicago Violence During RNC Speechin 2016. So far this year, there have been 2.223 shootings, nearly 3,000 shooti
Trump References Chicago Violence During RNC Speech
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
in 2016. So far this year, there have been 2.223 shootings, nearly 3,000 shooting victims and 358 homicides, according to the Chicago Tribune. Earlier this week, a 6-year-old girl became one of more than 20 children under the age of 13 to be shot... Read more
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