Chicago is a city in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the third largest city in the United States. As of 2021, the population is 2,805,000. It is the city with the largest population in the Midwestern United States. Chicago is the main city of the Chicago metropolitan area, or Chicagoland. The Chicago metropolitan area has 10 million people. This metropolitan area has the third largest population in the United States.
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Palestinians in Chicago nurture connection to a homeland far away
An estimated 85,000 Palestinians live in greater Chicago — 60% of the area’s Arab population. The connection some of them feel to their homeland was on full display during street protests in the Loop ...
Census takers worry that apartment renters were undercounted
Census taker Linda Rothfield looks up at an apartment building she was unable to access in San Francisco, on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Some census takers worry that renters in apartment buildings were ...
Alan Morr: This is what radical conservatives fear
In a recent op-ed titled “What do radical conservatives fear?” by Christine Adams, a professor of history at St Mary’s College, she gives us a brief history of the causes for the rise of Mussolini and ...
Fact-checking claims about the delta variant, flesh-eating bacteria and more
CLAIM: Data from the U.K.'s public health agency confirms that those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 are anywhere from two times to six times more likely to die from the delta variant than ...
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21 UChicago faculty receive named, distinguished service professorships
Twenty-one University of Chicago faculty members have received distinguished service professorships or named professorships. President Robert J. Zimmer and incoming President Paul Alivisatos have ...
Before The Real Estate Bubble (Of The 1920s), There Was Travelgeddon
I recently read an interesting blog titled "The Great Real Estate Bubble of the 1920s." In it, the author explained that "economists conventionally attribute the Great Depression to blunders by the ...
Noncitizens Are Slowly Gaining Voting Rights
Noncitizen voting in federal elections remains illegal nationwide. The movement to let all adults vote in local elections hasn’t had widespread success in modern times. Until lately, just San ...
Green Thumb Industries Closes on Acquisition of Dharma Pharmaceuticals; Enters Virginia Cannabis Market
Green Thumb Industries Inc. (Green Thumb) (CSE: GTII) (OTCQX: GTBIF), a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of Rise™ Dispensaries, announced it has closed on its ...
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Kinzinger bucks GOP in vote for Jan. 6 attack probe
The House passed a Democratic bill Wednesday creating a 13-member committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, with only two Republicans voting in favor and the rest of the GOP ...
‘It Taunts the Eye’: Footwork’s Fast Moves Loom Over Chicago
Projected onto the Merchandise Mart, “Footnotes” honors a style that’s become popular around the world but isn’t always given recognition in its hometown.