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Chicago pastor on a prayer walk to end violence

Pastor Edgar Rodriguez’s son knelt in prayer on the colorful United States map painted near where 10-year-old Lena Nunez died June 29. Nunez was watching TV in her home when she was ...

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Forget the polls as political science professor says Trump headed for a landslide

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Four years ago national polls showed Hillary Clinton 12 points ahead of then candidate Donald Trump. On election day, Trump won in an electoral college landslide. Fast forward to 2020 and polls ...

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World Vision activating distribution network to help needy families

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World Vision is activating its widespread network of existing partners to distribute food and supply kits to needy families during the coronavirus pandemic. The ministry is working from 13 strategic locations across ...

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Internet preachers like Marcus Rogers are drawing millions online

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As those under the age of 35 increasingly avoid brick-and-mortar churches, they are logging in to listen to online preachers who unashamedly share Jesus and Biblical truths through social media. One of ...

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Restaurant employee assault on Eric Trump leads to Secret Service arrest

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Chicago police said officers assisted the U.S. Secret Service with “a law enforcement matter” regarding a federal protectee understood to be President Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump. Chicago Police Department Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi said in a ...

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Cubs player Albert Almora sobs after line drive hits child

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Chicago Cubs player Albert Almora Jr. openly sobbed  and was consoled by teammates after his line-drive collided at 90 mph with a toddler in the crowd at the Houston Astros Stadium. The ...

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Chick-fil-A gets last laugh after boycott attempts

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Every so often, there’s another flicker of outrage against Chick-fil-A. This month, the San Antonio City Council blocked the restaurant from opening an outpost at the city’s airport. It’s a reminder that ...

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Actor Smollett arrested for faking Trump hate crime

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“Empire” TV actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in to Chicago police Thursday after being charged with a felony, accused of falsely claiming to be the victim of a hate crime perpetrated by ...

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Defying odds, Chicago Christians get political

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You wouldn’t necessarily think of Chicago as a center of organized Christian political activism. It’s not part of the Bible belt, is one of the largest and most liberal urban areas in ...

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Wednesday could see -35 wind chills across region

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Forget the often silly names meteorologists give weather conditions. Just stick your head outside. It’s cold. But don’t keep it out too long on Wednesday as temps may stay in the single ...

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Chicago Christians pray and work to stop violence

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Pastors in Chicago are desperate for God to intervene in the city’s exploding murder rate. As a result, 40 days of outreach called “Jesus Summer” kicked off in Chicago recently. The ministry ...

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Willow Creek admits settling sex abuse case involving children

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More explosive allegations are rocking Bill Hybels‘ former Willow Creek Community Church outside Chicago. After its entire elders board resigned over accusations that Hybels sexually abused women, it has now been discovered that the ...

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