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Chicago Teachers' Strike: Mayor Lightfoot Says 'Beyond What We Put On The Table, There Is No More Money'Students are out of school for the third school day in a row and picketing starts at all Chicago Public Schools at 6:30 a.m. Monday.
In Reversal, Supt. Eddie Johnson Now Says Cop Who Shot Friend Should Be FiredChicago police officer Patrick Kelly should be fired for shooting his friend and lying about it, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has ruled, in a reversal of a decision he made last December. 
Bag Explodes While Being Loaded On Volaris Flight At Midway AirportA bag being loaded onto an airplane at Midway Aiport exploded on Monday and the Chicago bomb unit has responded.
Chicago Weather: Nearly 50,000 Northwest Indiana Residents Left Without Power Amid Strong WindHigh winds have left thousands in northwest Indiana without power. 
Boeing Says It Regrets Concerns Over Internal MessagesIn the messages, former senior Boeing test pilot Mark Forkner told a co-worker in 2016 he unknowingly misled safety regulators about problems with a flight-control system that would later be implicated in two fatal crashes.
Michael Jordan Looking To Sell Home In Park City, UtahBasketball legend Michael Jordan is looking to off-load a high-end property in Park City, Utah, according to CBS station KUTV. 
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Chicago Teachers Union To End Strike As Bargaining ContinuesThe mayor says Chicago Public Schools students “cannot afford to be out of school for any longer.”
Stretch Of I-94 In Lake County Named In Honor Of Trooper EllisPart of a Lake County highway now honors an Illinois state trooper who died in the line of duty.
Mendota Teachers On Strike, Talks With School Board Resume WednesdayThe teachers staged a rally Sunday, calling on the board to meet again, so their 1,100 students can return to class.

Politics

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Chicago Teachers Union To End Strike As Bargaining ContinuesThe mayor says Chicago Public Schools students “cannot afford to be out of school for any longer.”
Old Post Office Celebrates Grand Opening Of Renovated Space After $800 Million MakeoverThe iconic Old Post Office building in downtown Chicago is sporting a new look. After decades of disrepair, it’s bright, shiny, and back in business as a huge hub for some top-notch companies thanks to an $800 million makeover.
City Club Of Chicago Says It Was Issued Subpoena, Warrant By Grand JuryThe City Club of Chicago announced late Sunday that its office was subpoenaed and issued a warrant by a federal grand jury earlier this year.
Biden Calls Attention To Chicago Teachers' Strike At New York Teacher Union Day AddressFormer Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden called attention to the Chicago teachers’ strike at an event for Teacher Union Day in New York on Sunday.
New Illinois State Capitol Architect To Continue RenovationsThe new architect of the Illinois State Capitol says she wants to continue the renovation of the historic statehouse, preserve most of the surrounding buildings, and make all the structures more sustainable.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library And Museum Receives Book Collection Of Famed Biographer Benjamin ThomasBenjamin Thomas' books could be a gold mine for Lincoln scholars as many of the works contain the author's handwritten comments, observances and notations.

Business

Boeing Says It Regrets Concerns Over Internal MessagesIn the messages, former senior Boeing test pilot Mark Forkner told a co-worker in 2016 he unknowingly misled safety regulators about problems with a flight-control system that would later be implicated in two fatal crashes.
Old Post Office Celebrates Grand Opening Of Renovated Space After $800 Million MakeoverThe iconic Old Post Office building in downtown Chicago is sporting a new look. After decades of disrepair, it’s bright, shiny, and back in business as a huge hub for some top-notch companies thanks to an $800 million makeover.
FAA Wants Answers From Boeing About Withheld Internal Communications On 737 MaxFederal regulators demanded an explanation from Boeing Friday for why the company did not disclose for months "concerning" internal communications relating to the 737 Max certification.
Final Simulator Tests For Boeing 737 Max Expected To Begin In Early November, Sources SayThis timeline, which has not been previously reported, is a sign Boeing engineers' months-long work to fix the plane's flight control software is nearing completion.
Netflix's US Subscriber Growth Slowing As Competition LoomsThe big question now is whether some of Netflix's existing subscribers will decide to cancel its service and defect to cheaper alternatives that Apple and Disney will launch within the next month.
Exelon Utilities CEO Retires Amid FBI Probe Of Illinois State Senator SandovalThe move comes weeks after the FBI raid at Illinois State Senator Martin Sandoval's home and offices. As part of that investigation, officials subpoenaed communication records between ComEd and Sandoval.