Stephanie Lingenfelter

covid
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Third Wave of COVID Could Bring Changes for Spring

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the U.S. once again, with a new single-day record of 83,757 cases on Oct. 23 and an estimated half-million deaths by Feb. 28. This third wave is expected to be worse than both the first and second waves. This third wave puts new variables on the table for […]

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eddie johnson
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Former Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson Sued for Sexual Assault

Eddie Johnson served as the Chicago police superintendent from March 2016 to Dec. 2019. He was demoted to Lieutenant by Mayor Lori Lightfoot after he was found slumped over the wheel of his car, drunk, and allowed to go home without any repercussions from officers. He was demoted after it was found that he lied […]

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Gretchen Whitmer
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Democratic Leaders Targeted in Domestic Terrorism Plot

On Oct. 8, the FBI discovered a plot to kidnap the Democratic Michigan Governor, Gretchen Whitmer. Since then 14 people have been charged in the domestic terrorism plot. The plan was discovered after the FBI found a private Facebook account discussing the violent overthrow of the government. At least six of the men were members […]

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emmett till
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Emmett Till’s Chicago Home Granted Preliminary Landmark Status

The year was August 1955. Fourteen-year old African-American boy Emmett Till was visiting family in Mississippi. He was dared by friends to ask out a white lady, and that dare led to his murder. In honor of his passing, 65 years later, his Chicago home has been granted preliminary landmark status.  He was beaten to […]

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EPA Regulations
Opinions

EPA Decision to Halt Regulations Has Detrimental Effects

In the midst of the coronavirus madness, the Trump administration has decided to significantly decrease the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) regulations, which will have detrimental effects on the planet. Typically, companies are required to report when they release a certain level of pollutants into the air or water but recent decisions have removed the need […]

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The Art of Sisters
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‘The Art of Sisters’ Makes Illinois Debut

A new play hits Oak Brook’s Mayslake Peabody Estate March 4 to 7. “The Art of Sisters,” adapted and directed by Miriam Canfield, is a retelling of the Bronte’s sister’s story and their Christianity.  Canfield is a Naperville native that got her start as a dancer before pursuing acting at the age of 16.  “I […]

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