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  1. Some day, we'll treat tampons and sanitary pads the way we do toilet paper. We’re getting there. Saturday’s Period Day rallies will get us even closer, writes columnist . -[Summarize this news]

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    Madonna’s “Vogue” playing from a boom box outside of Marshall HS, lots of honking for these picketers.

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    Teachers along Lake Shore Drive outside getting lots of approving honks from drivers for Chicago teachers strike.

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  4. "It’s maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity and we want to make a difference in this city" The picket lines are open and thousands of striking teachers and supporters are out across Chicago this morning -[Summarize this news]

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  5. The Chicago Police Board is expected to rule tonight on whether Officer Robert Rialmo will be fired nearly four years after one of the most divisive shootings in the department's history -[Summarize this news]

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    Group here has grown, the bull horn is out. Picketers chanting, “if we don’t get it, shut it down”

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    Chicago teachers are officially on strike — outside of Lane Tech, passing cars have been blaring their horns in support of teachers/staff gathered. Follow along as and I cover the strikes around Chicago!

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  8. Want a job in weed? Companies are recruiting thousands of employees for Illinois' recreational marijuana industry. -[Summarize this news]

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  9. Chicago teachers are taking to the picket lines as the first day of their strike begins. Get live updates here. -[Summarize this news]

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  10. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted that the two sides had struck a "great new deal," but it must still be formally approved by the bloc and ratified by the European and U.K. Parliaments. -[Summarize this news]

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  11. Good morning, Chicago. Here are some top stories to start your day: - A Chicago Public Schools strike is officially on - Mayor Lightfoot's rules for recreational weed sales pass despite controversy - Hotel bar in Chicago named one of the world's best -[Summarize this news]

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  12. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has died from complications of longstanding health problems. He was 68. -[Summarize this news]

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  13. Valerie Lundeen Ely, the wife of "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely, was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff's deputies. -[Summarize this news]

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  14. A long-delayed meeting Wednesday night on a proposed drug rehab center in suburban Itasca brought suspicion, rancor and around 1,100 people — but few answers. -[Summarize this news]

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  15. The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best pictures yet of a foreign comet passing through our solar system. -[Summarize this news]

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  16. Tomas Satoransky will start at point guard for the Bulls, with Kris Dunn and rookie Coby White coming off the bench -[Summarize this news]

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  17. Jimmy Kimmel had a question for Ha Ha Clinton-Dix: “When you laugh at someone’s texts, do you type ‘LOL’ or ‘Ha-ha,’ and if so, is that confusing?” “It’s definitely confusing," the Bears safety replied. "But I type ‘LOL.’” -[Summarize this news]

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  18. Mayor Lori Lightfoot is facing her biggest challenge yet as Chicago teachers go on strike and leave 300,000 students and their families in the lurch, writes the Tribune Editorial Board. -[Summarize this news]

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  19. How tough is the Illinois law on ethylene oxide? Not nearly tough enough, some lawmakers and residents say. -[Summarize this news]

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  20. With Chicago teachers going on strike, every Illinois property taxpayer should be reminded of a theme: a tale of two cities, a tale of two states, writes columnist . -[Summarize this news]

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