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President Trump selects Chicago federal appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Supreme Court, sources say 26.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
President Trump is expected to announce Amy Coney Barrett as a U.S. Supreme Court nominee on Saturday.
Endorsement: Re-elect L.A. City Councilman David Ryu 22.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Ryu has earned a second term

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Endorsement: Put Mark Ridley-Thomas back on the L.A. City Council 22.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Council District 10 and the city as a whole would benefit from Ridley-Thomas' experience and focus on systemic reform.

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The Spin: In Chicago last year, Ginsburg called for end to partisan Supreme Court nominating process | Trump’s possible SCOTUS pick Amy Coney Barrett has local ties | Thousands of parking tickets issued despite Lightfoot’s relief plan 22.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Californians moved to Oregon for affordable housing. Wildfires left them homeless 21.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Oregon wildfires leave California transplants homeless and facing rising housing costs.

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Little Village Discount Mall gentrification fears follow other signs of redevelopment in neighborhood 21.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
The possible changes to the Little Village Discount Mall echo larger changes in the neighborhood.
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Democrats Really Might Try to Pack the Courts 19.9.2020 Mother Jones
When news broke Friday evening that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died, hardly an hour had passed before Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced his intentions to confirm her replacement before the end of President Donald Trump’s first—and perhaps last—term. There’s a good chance McConnell will get his way: He controls the […]
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Column: A renowned Indian architect gets a Chicago showcase as Lincoln Park gallery celebrates Doshi’s humanistic designs 18.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A newly-opened exhibition in Chicago celebrates the humanistic designs of Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, his nation's first winner of the field's most prestigious honor, the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 2,056 new known COVID-19 cases and 25 more deaths reported as fee-based programs for remote learning supervision offered in some suburban public schools 17.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
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Lightfoot announces push to get more apartments built near public transportation on South and West sides 15.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is out with a plan to try to get new apartment buildings built near CTA lines on the South and West sides the way they’re springing up right next to the tracks in whiter, wealthier parts of Chicago.
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Column: Seema Verma, our awful Medicare boss, spent lavishly to burnish her public image 12.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Seema Verma, who as Medicare and Medicaid director is a threat to public health, spent millions on her public image.

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The Spin: New round of Gov. Pritzker vs. Ken Griffin | Dems Casten, Underwood aim for crossover appeal | Lightfoot’s lead pipe replacement program offers window into shifting mindset at City Hall 11.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Endorsement: Yes on Prop. 21. California has a housing crisis and cities should be able to protect tenants 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Cities are on the front lines of the suffering caused by the state's housing crisis, and now the COVID-19 pandemic. They need the flexibility to limit rent increases.

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Half of Chicago households report serious financial problems during the COVID-19 pandemic, NPR-Harvard poll finds 10.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Half of Chicago households reported facing serious financial problems, many of them Black and Latino families, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a poll of more than 3,400 respondents in four major U.S. cities published Wednesday.
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Chicago aldermen approve Obama Presidential Center affordable housing plan 10.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
The City Council on Wednesday approved a package aimed at protecting affordable housing in the South Side neighborhood around the location of the proposed Obama Presidential Center.
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Op-Ed: Why the 2020 election will be decided in suburbia 6.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump claims to be a defender of the suburbs, but he doesn't offer what suburbanites need. The Democrats and their pro-density agenda aren't much better.

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The Moratorium on Evictions Can’t Fix the Disastrous Housing Crisis 4.9.2020 Mother Jones
The tenants’ rights lawyers at Lone Star Legal Aid in Houston—who represent low income clients across 72 Texas counties and four counties in Arkansas—referred to August 25 as “doomsday.” It marked the end of the 30-day grace period following the July 25 expiration of tenant protections in effect under the CARES Act—the catch-all spending bill […]
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Hey, Colorado college students. The Denver Post wants to hear from you 3.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
What's going on at your Colorado campus? Do you have any concerns? Are people following COVID-19 guidelines? How are you choosing to socialize? How is remote learning going? What's working well for you? What about your campus are you sharing in your group chats with high school friends?
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Daywatch: Partying leads to COVID-19 spike at University of Illinois, Joe Biden plans Kenosha trip and captive-bred turtles are released 3.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.
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Affordable housing loan program aims to boost Chicago’s South and West sides 3.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to join an affordable housing lender on Thursday to announce a big loan program designed to improve the city’s stock of inexpensive apartments. The Community Investment Corporation’s launch of its $330 million, five-year loan pool for private landlords to renovate or purchase units comes as the mayor seeks to gain traction for her own ambitious “Invest South/West” commercial program designed to improve struggling neighborhood shopping districts on the South and West sides using city money to jump-start private investment.
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