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Crain’s Chicago Business: Argonne, Fermilab will get over $300 million from feds

Chicago’s two national labs got more than $300 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy under the Inflation Reduction Act. Argonne National Laboratory near Lemont will get $60 million, much of it for a new supercomputer that is expected to be the world’s fastest when it comes online later this year. Fermi National […]

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Joliet Herald-News: Joliet factory produces first Lion Electric school bus

The first zero-emission, all-electric bus from the Lion Electric Company has been produced at its factory in Joliet. The Canadian-based company announced on Wednesday the production of the school bus, which is called LionC. Other buses produced by the company include the larger electric school bus called LionD and a mini school bus called LionA. […]

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Chicago Sun-Times: Biden may visit Chicago to rally Democrats ahead of Tuesday vot

President Joe Biden, stumping for Democrats ahead of Tuesday’s midterm balloting, may stop in Chicago — likely Friday — to lead a get-out-the vote rally for Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the rest of the Democratic ticket in Illinois. A source said White House advance personnel and members of the Secret Service were on the ground […]

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Chicago Tribune: Popularity of mail ballots continues increasing as voter turnout looks to match 2018 midterms

The number of voters casting their ballots before Election Day in Chicago and some surrounding counties is closely tracking the voter turnout in the 2018 midterm election, according to several election officials. Through Monday, 131,165 Chicago voters had cast early votes or returned mail ballots, compared with 132,065 at the same point four years earlier, […]

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