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Employees at the Art Institute of Chicago have won the vote to form a union, achieving certification Tuesday from the National Labor Relations Board.
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- Take a look at Chicago Bears head coaching candidate Doug Pederson, who was interviewing Wednesday.
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- Emanuel “Chris” Welch was vague about possible measures, but acknowledged a need to address rising crimes like carjackings and organized retail theft.
- Ronnie Spector, who sang such 1960s hits as “Be My Baby,” “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain” as the leader of the girl group the Ronettes, has died.
- McHenry County Auditor Shannon Teresi announces a bit for the Republican nomination for state comptroller and the right to take on Susana Mendoza in November.
- Novak Djokovic acknowledged Wednesday that his Australian travel declaration form contained incorrect information, and he also confessed to an “error of judgment” in taking part in an interview and photo shoot in Serbia last month after testing positive for COVID-19.
- A former loan officer for a failed Bridgeport bank admitted in federal court Wednesday that she falsified loan records for Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson at the direction of the bank’s president.
- Matteson hotel that the village had threatened to close, displacing some 80 occupants, got a reprieve after it passed a new fire code inspection Wednesday.
- A Chicago police officer has been relieved of his police powers after shooting three people while off-duty at Burr Oak Bowl on Tuesday.
- A Boston-based real estate development company is set to buy the Edens Plaza property and announced that online retailer Wayfair will open a store there.