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CDC Recommends Vaccine Booster Shots for Some People

CDC Recommends Vaccine Booster Shots for Some People

After a lengthy debate among experts, the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine booster is now available to some adults in the United States. Beginning Sept. 25, 2021, certain groups of adults, people with underlying conditions, and those in long-term care facilities can receive an additional shot. The boosters are recommended for individuals who had both injections at least […]

Local Artists Participate in Chicago International Film Festival

Local Artists Participate in Chicago International Film Festival

From retellings of Harold Washington’s election as mayor to tackling Chicago’s recent mental health crisis, many local filmmakers decided to share their history and experiences with the world. The full roster for the festival, which runs from Oct. 13 to 24, 2021, was revealed this week. Attendees can choose from six feature films and eight […]

Legendary Salsa Musician Roberto Roena Dies at Age 81

Legendary Salsa Musician Roberto Roena Dies at Age 81

Legendary salsa musician, Roberto Roena, has passed away at the age of 81 on Sept. 23, 2021. According to the family’s spokesperson, Andrés Waldemar — singer of the “Roberto Roena y Su Apollo Sound” orchestra —  he passed away “in the arms of his two daughters Brenda and Gladys and Waldemar.” His cause of death […]

‘Shang-Chi’ Hits Big at the Box Office

‘Shang-Chi’ Hits Big at the Box Office

While “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” debuted with a box office of approximately $90 million over the four-day weekend, the film grossed $186.8 million after four weeks. Thus, on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, ‘Shang-Chi” became the highest-grossing film of the COVID-19 era. The film’s revenue already exceeds the production costs of $150 […]

Missing Chicago Postal Worker Kierra Cole’s Parents Still Searching

Missing Chicago Postal Worker Kierra Cole’s Parents Still Searching

Chicago Postal Worker, Kierra Cole, was last seen on a neighbor’s surveillance leaving her South Side home on Oct. 2, 2018. According to the police, she did not report for work that day. The 26-year-old’s vehicle was where she had last parked it; inside was her lunch and purse. Cole was three months pregnant at […]

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