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Could Leatherwood play vs. Packers?

Wondering about a player, a past game or another issue involving the Bears? Senior writer Larry Mayer answers a variety of questions from fans on

I've been eager to see Alex Leatherwood get some playing time. With the injuries at right tackle, do you think the Bears might start him against the Packers?

Roger D. Joliet, Illinois

After Riley Reiff (shoulder) and Larry Borom (ankle/knee) both exited last Sunday's loss to the Jets with injuries, coach Matt Eberflus mentioned Monday that poten ... Read more

Ohio State apologizes to Michigan State hockey player over r

Ohio State issued a new response to allegations made by Michigan State forward Jagger Joshua on Monday that a Buckeyes men’s hockey player directed a racial slur at him “multiple times” during a Nov. 11 game in East Lansing, Michigan.

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Illinois-based Beef-A-Roo planning to open restaurant in Leb

A small chain of fast-casual restaurants in northern Illinois plans to expand into Indiana and open a location in Lebanon.

Rockford, Illinois-based Beef-A-Roo plans to open a 3,818-square-foot restaurant at 1360 State Road 32. A KFC rest ... Read more

Finding Her Family: Sports Anchor Jessica Morrey searches fo

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Given up for adoption at birth, Jessica goes looking for her biological mother.

Channel 6 Weekend Sports Anchor Jessica Morrey is searching for the birth mother who gave her up ... Read more

Which kind of cleaning cloths are the greenest?

Q. Dear Umbra,

I use and reuse some rags. They are deteriorating and at the end of their useful lives. I have found out that they are airlaid paper. (They remind me of a thick wet wipe that lost its wetness.) Because of their resemblance to fabric, are they recyclable as a textile? Compostable? I know they can’t be recycled with paper.


Sleepy Hollow, Illinois

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To support our nonprofit environmental journalism, please consider disabling your ad-blocker to allow a ... Read more

Irving Crown Class of '72 pays tribute to history and celebr

Irving Crown Class of '72 pays tribute to history and celebrates future at reunion events

Coming home after years, or even decades, away can be an exciting and emotional journey. For the Irving Crown Class of 1972, this year's return to ... Read more

Chicago-area firefighters win appeal to remove union from th

Chicago-area firefighters win appeal to remove union from their workplace

Firefighters in a Chicago suburb won their appeal to remove the Service Employees International Union from their workplace. False claims by SEIU bosses complicated ... Read more

Opus Completes Headquarters Building for WEN Power Tools in

Opus Completes Headquarters Building for WEN Power Tools in West Dundee, Illinois

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WEST DUNDEE, ILL. — The Opus Group has completed the headquarters for WEN Power T ... Read more