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Chicago headlines: 

How Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa Went From Progressive Agitator To City Council Boss [Block Club]

Why do some parts of Chicago get hotter than others? Heat Watch program recruits volunteers to map temperatures. [Tribune]

J.J. Bittenbinder, colorful ex-Chicago police detective and crime-prevention guru, dead at 80 [Sun-Times]

Chicago chefs notch two wins at James Beard Awards [Crain's]

After Surgeon General’s Mental Health Warning, Chicago-Area Author Provides Tips on How Teens Can Safely Use Social Media [WTTW]

CPD interim Supt. Waller talks short-term, long-term plan to address violence, offers condolences [WGN]

Chicago’s a big market for AM radio, but electric vehicles loom as a buzzkill [Sun-Times]

Springfield headlines:

Pritzker set to consider signing more than 500 bills in next three months [Capitol News Illinois]

State lawmakers says the Bears aren't bluffing about Naperville [Crain's]

Judge rules Oakbrook Terrace must remove red-light cameras at Route 83 and 22nd Street [Tribune]

Trial begins for businessman charged in bribery scheme that brought down former lawmaker Luis Arroyo [Sun-Times]

What are sweepstakes machines? The gambling devices at the center of the latest public corruption trial [Sun-Times]

Pritzker prepping to host Biden re-election fundraiser: report [Crain's]

Where is I-55 expansion plan with tolled expressways heading? [Daily Herald]

Expansion of program that gives breaks to first time gun offenders awaits Gov. JB Pritzker's signature [Tribune]

Bill could spring more Cook County properties from tax sale maze [Sun-Times]

Google users to get $95 each in biometric privacy settlement [Tribune]

Illinois environmentalists push for state action to protect wetlands after Supreme Court ruling rolls back federal rules [Tribune]

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