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Ask Amy: Unreliable parent leaves guilty legacy

Dear Amy: I grew up with a mom who I could never trust to reliably “show up.” She was an alcoholic until I was 7, and I was sent back and forth between my father and her while she went through relationships with several men. She had a sober period from when I was 7…

Recruiting notes: Libertyville right tackle Trenton VanBoening visits Nebraska with his father, a onetime Cornhuskers player, for ‘an awesome experience’

Thank you for supporting our journalism. This article is available exclusively for our subscribers, who help fund our work at the Chicago Tribune. Trenton VanBoening’s unofficial visit to Nebraska was a memorable family experience. The Libertyville junior right tackle attended the Cornhuskers’ home game against Michigan on Saturday, and it was a trip back in…

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El huracán Pamela toca tierra en costas de Mazatlán, México

Pamela tocó tierra con fuerza de huracán el miércoles temprano al norte del puerto de Mazatlán, en el Pacífico mexicano, provocando fuertes vientos. La tormenta recuperó fuerza de huracán justo antes de golpear la costa 65 kilómetros (40 millas) al norte de dicho destino turístico. Según el reporte del Centro Nacional de Huracanes de Estados…

EEUU reabrirá fronteras terrestres a viajes no esenciales

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press | Oct 13, 2021 at 9:30 AM WASHINGTON — Estados Unidos reabrirá sus fronteras terrestres a viajes no esenciales el próximo mes, poniendo fin a un cierre de 19 meses por la pandemia de COVID-19, mientras el país toma medidas para requerir que todos los visitantes internacionales estén vacunados contra…

Blues legend Muddy Waters’ South Side home nears landmark status thumbnail

Blues legend Muddy Waters’ South Side home nears landmark status

Chicago blues legend Muddy Waters’ South Side home is on the cusp of earning landmark status, which would protect the look of the structure where his descendants plan to launch a museum and event space. Waters lived at the house in the North Kenwood neighborhood from 1954 to 1974, where he composed some of the…

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Simeone quiso fichar a Messi para el Atleti

MADRID — El entrenador del Atlético de Madrid, Diego Pablo Simeone, ha desvelado que habló con el delantero Luis Suárez para saber si había “una mínima posibilidad” de que Leo Messi fichase por el club rojiblanco tras su salida del FC Barcelona, y ha afirmado que esa esperanza “duró tres horas”, porque el Paris Saint-Germain…