Stephanie Lingenfelter

Stimulus Check
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Latest stimulus check gives relief to millions

A second stimulus check passed on March 10, sending $1,400 to qualifying Americans. This comes after the December stimulus check that gave Americans $600, which many called insufficient, lobbying for $2,000 instead. With the passing of this COVID Relief Bill, that $2,000 demand has been reached. COVID-19 has left thousands without jobs and put a […]

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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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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’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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‘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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