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Urban Prep Founder Resigns / Monkeypox Emergency / Cubs, Sox Trades

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  • The head of Urban Prep Academies, Tim King, a former People Magazine Hero of the Year for founding constitution faculties that bought one hundred pc of it is Black male graduates into faculty, has resigned, Sara Karp studies. (WBEZ)
  • A person in a ski masks broke right into a home in Lincoln Square. When members of the family did not have money, the robber pressured them to journey to an ATM to withdraw money, authorities stated. (CWB)
  • What we realized concerning the Illinois Democratic Party over the weekend: “Gov. JB Pritzker’s wallet speaks volumes, and Congressman Chuy Garcia is a deal-maker set on expanding his power,” Shia Kapos reported from the central committee’s affirmation of state Rep. Lisa Hernandez of Cicero as the brand new occasion boss. (Politico)
  • After a two-year spike in shootings, the variety of gun-violence victims is declining. “Homicides have dropped 16% through July, down to 379 from 452 at the same point last year, according to a release from the police department. The number of people shot has fallen 20%, down to 1,969 from 2,455 during the same period last year.” (NBC5)
  • The Yankees traded for Cubs aid pitcher Scott Effross earlier than Tuesday’s commerce deadline. The North Siders decide up right-handed pitcher Hayden Wesnewski. (CBSSports)
  • The White Sox dealt catcher Reese McGuire to Boston for veteran left-handed pitcher Jake Diekman. (Yahoo)
  • Gov. J.B. Pritzker declared monkeypox a public well being emergency in Illinois. So far, Illinois is residence to 520 confirmed circumstances, the third most in America. (ABC7)

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Mark Konkol

About me: Mark Konkol, recipient of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for native reporting, wrote and produced the Peabody Award-winning collection “Time: The Kalief Browder Story.” He was a producer, author and narrator for the “Chicagoland” docuseries on CNN and a consulting producer on the Showtime documentary “16 Shots.”

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