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Darcel Rockett, Chicago Tribune
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Today it's bigoted rants, but what about tomorrow?

Columnist +Dahleen Glanton talks about Trump voters and their feelings in this opinion piece.

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Yes, Virginia, there can be a black Santa. (And Amy Schumer can be Barbie.)

Minnesota's Mall of America hired an African-American man to play Santa -- a first in its 24-year history.

White Santa loyalists called for a boycott of the mall.

Columnist +Heidi Stevens writes: If we don't want our icons to look more like America, what does that say about America? 

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Aurora man builds crosses for everyone killed this year in Chicago

Greg Zanis has made a name for himself building crosses and taking them to sites of mass killings. Now he's building a cross for every person killed in Chicago in 2016. That number topped 700 recently.

"How much hate is out there?" he asked.

When the group homes called CILAs are accused of abusing or neglecting a resident with developmental and intellectual disabilities, Illinois regulators have often relied on employees of the homes to investigate, the Chicago Tribune has found. Part 2 of the “Suffering in Secret” series also reports that the Illinois Department of Human Services routinely obscures evidence of harm at group homes from the public. trib.in/2fTOB1V

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Many Gen X-ers can relate to this, I do believe...

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Maybe not news, but in light of returning shows and midseason replacements, it's something to keep in mind...http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-tv-vows-20140506-story.html

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A 37-year-old American teacher was fatally stabbed in a mall restroom in Abu Dhabi;  police seek the whereabouts of a robed person in a surveillance video.

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Wow...this is a truly fast-acting virus

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#ChiMarathon has some pretty sunny conditions; and at the halfway mark, the men's leader is Eliud Kipchoge at 01:02:11 http://trib.in/1ypaH1T
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