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More stimulus money is coming soon to Chicago

Photo of money on tablePhoto by Engin Akyurt (Unsplash) Here's some good news, Chicago. The state of Illinois will be sending you a check for $50 per individual and $100 per dependent (with a maximum of three per family). So a family of five will receive the maximum of $400 (if all qualifying children are under 18 years of age). There are some income limitations, please check this source for details. The good news is that the state says a check will come to 90% of residents.
CHICAGO, IL
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Who Has The Tastiest Ribs In Kansas City, Missouri?

Probably the most popular barbecue item is the rib, and ribs can come in all shapes and sizes. There are many ways to grill a rack of ribs, and each barbecue spot has its own specialty. When it comes to Kansas City, the barbecue is world famous. I've been to Kansas City a lot because of the close proximity to other areas that I travel to. I've had barbecue from all over the city, but I wanted to focus specifically on ribs.
KANSAS CITY, MO
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Under new abortion laws, prenatal genetic test results can come too late

Ann was 15 weeks pregnant with her fourth child when the results of her prenatal genetic test came back last August. The test suggested that her daughter, whom she and her husband planned to name Juliet, was missing one of her two X chromosomes — a condition called Turner syndrome that can cause dwarfism, heart defects, and infertility, among other complications.
TEXAS STATE
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Street Symphony plays in harmony with Skid Row's 'sacred spaces'

Audio will be available later today. Some of the most beautiful music being performed in Los Angeles right now is happening on Skid Row. Street Symphony is an organization bringing professional musicians to clinics, homeless shelters and jails clustered in and around one of the most devastating concentrations of urban poverty in the United States.
LOS ANGELES, CA
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Lightyear is now in cinemas – why didn’t Turning Red get that chance?

As of now, you can see Lightyear in cinemas. The Pixar movie, a spin-off of the Toy Story franchise, features Chris Evans as the spacefaring astronaut that inspired the action figure. It’s exactly the kind of adventure movie Pixar is good at, technically dazzling and full of charming characters.
MOVIES
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Majority of Americans think Supreme Court overturning Roe was more about politics than law

With confidence in the Supreme Court falling, more than half of Americans oppose the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and nearly six in 10 say the ruling was based more on politics than on the law, according to the latest poll from the PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist. Conducted in days following the decision, this latest poll also found that more than half of Americans are concerned that the Supreme Court will reconsider issues such as contraception and same-sex marriage.
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Poll: Majorities oppose Supreme Court's abortion ruling and worry about other rights

Majorities of Americans say they disagree with the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, think it was politically motivated, are concerned the court will now reconsider rulings that protect other rights, and are more likely to vote for a candidate this fall who would restore the right to an abortion, according to the latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll.
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Bulldog sprinter sets school record

Georgia senior sprinter Elija Godwin improved his school record in the 400-meter dash final during the third day of the USATF Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore., Saturday. Godwin, a native of Covington, Ga., ran a 44.34 out of lane seven to finish fourth and just .17 from the final qualifying spot. His time topped his previous school record of 44.50 that was set for bronze medal honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships earlier in June.
COVINGTON, GA
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Mohawks Provide Extra Fireworks in Shutout

LITTLE FALLS, NY – It was fireworks night at Veteran’s Memorial Park, but the Amsterdam Mohawks provided some fireworks before the main display. Amsterdam scored in every inning but the second, giving their rival, the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs to only their second ten-run rule loss of the season, 12-0.
AMSTERDAM, NY
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Radio operators get to ‘ham’ around over the weekend

Hank Crofoot takes a seat in his travel trailer and starts to call for contacts. Members of the Fort Herkimer Amateur Radio Association, Inc. participated in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, from 2 pm June 25th to 2 pm June 26th. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio.
HERKIMER, NY
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Shots for Tots: NC Begins COVID-19 Vaccines for Young Children

The Centers for Disease Control recently approved both Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for children as young as six months. Locally, Orange County vaccines for the young age group are available starting Monday and by appointment only at the Southern Human Services Center in Chapel Hill. With the CDC approval on...
CHAPEL HILL, NC
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Police investigating 'in-custody death' in Northeast El Paso

El Paso, TX (KFOX/CBS4) — El Paso investigators are looking into what they call an "in-custody" death on Monday morning in Northeast El Paso. Officials say police responded to a welfare check on the 5800 block of Dyer at the 7-11. Crimes Against Persons is on the scene and...
EL PASO, TX