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He is Peruvian, studied at Berklee and formed a duo that will play at the Lollapalooza Chicago 2021
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He is Peruvian, studied at Berklee and formed a duo that will play at the Lollapalooza Chicago 2021

According to the criteria ofKnow moreMay 19 is, without a doubt, a date that the Peruvian David Stewart Jr. (27) will never forget: the return was confirmed, and with the public, one year and three months after pandemic, of Lollapalooza Chicago 2021 with a lineup that brings together greats like Foo Fighters, Post Malone or Miley Cyrus. David, who was still asleep, had not seen that Migrant Motel - a band that makes up the Mexican Chava Ilizaliturri - appears on the poster of the event. It wasn't until his mother woke him up amid screams of excitement, and with Chava on the other side of the line, that he joined in the celebration.They were called from the same festival a year ago, until the coronavirus arrived and the plans changed. "Sorry guys, wait for us and hold on", They told th...
Kevin Clark, actor known for his role in the film ‘School of Rock’, is killed by car
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Kevin Clark, actor known for his role in the film ‘School of Rock’, is killed by car

Kevin Alexander Clark, who at the age of 12 played one of the boys protagonists of School of Rock, He has died at the age of 32 victim of an accident during the last morning of Wednesday, May 26, according to several American media such as the Chicago Sun Times.According to the events reported, Clark was riding his bicycle through the Avondale neighborhood of Chicago when, at a particularly dangerous intersection, he was hit by a car around 1:20 in the morning. Paramedics took him to the Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where his death was certified just over half an hour later. The driver of the car, a 20-year-old woman, accumulated several court citations and could face criminal charges.Sch...
Chicago: the prices of the main grains closed again with falls
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Chicago: the prices of the main grains closed again with falls

Grain prices closed again with falls in the Chicago market. Although soybeans lost ground again, the most important losses were registered by corn, which fell more than 5%.The oilseed contract for July fell by US $ 4.04, to US $ 555.46 per ton, so soybeans again gave way in line with the advance of the seed in the United States.Although soybeans advanced in planting at a slower pace than expected in the last week, it maintains a great advance in historical terms, for which the attention is focused on the weather, where the forecasts are favorable.Meanwhile, corn fell US $ 14.57 to settle at US $ 244.19 per ton for the position in July, a loss of more than 5% caused by funds that would be dismantling positions, in a context of improvements i...
Grains closed lower in the Chicago market
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Grains closed lower in the Chicago market

The price of beans fell in the Chicago market.The July oilseed contract fell by 2.28% (US $ 13.23) to US $ 565.21 per ton, while in August it fell by 2.35% (US $ 13.14) to conclude the day at US $ 545.83 per ton.According to analysts, the fundamentals of the decline lay in strong and sustained profit-taking by hedge funds.Likewise, the drop in the price of oil put pressure on the value of soybean oil, which registered a decrease of 3.20% (US $ 48.50) and stood at US $ 1,465.39 per ton, while that flour fell 1.85% (US $ 8.38) to end the day at US $ 444.44 per ton.On the other hand, the July position of corn closed unchanged at US $ 259.14 per ton, although the furthest contracts ended the session with losses.The stability of the yellow bean o...
A cat is thrown from the fifth floor of a burning building in Chicago
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A cat is thrown from the fifth floor of a burning building in Chicago

A fire in an apartment in Chicago (USA) has left the unusual image of a cat jumping out of a fifth floor window to escape the flames, and that he has finally survived without presenting any injury after the event.The events happened last Thursday at noon in a block of flats on South Lowe Avenue, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford has explained, in statements that collects Chicago Tribune. The fire had originated in the kitchen and had not spread to other houses thanks to the concrete structure.According to Langford, the person inside managed to get out before the first troops arrived to put out the flames. However, the feline was cornered by fire and chose to escape through the ...
Chicago: a ton of soybeans exceeded US $ 600, the highest price in almost nine years
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Chicago: a ton of soybeans exceeded US $ 600, the highest price in almost nine years

The international price of a ton of soy today crossed the barrier of US $ 600 in the Chicago market, and reached its highest price since September 2012.Over the last year the oilseed almost doubled in price, driven by strong demand from China and by weather issues in the producing areas.The May position, which is about to expire, rose 1.08% (US $ 6.43) and closed at US $ 601.68 per ton.The July contract marked an advance of 1.71% (US $ 10.01) to end the day at US $ 593.32 a ton.If the first price of the year is taken into account, the price of the oilseed rose by 24.39% -equivalent to US $ 117.96- going from US $ 483.72 to US $ 601.68 today. .On May 11 of last year, the price of a ton of oil was US $ 315.59. When comparing with current valu...
Vaccination race enlists grassroots aides to fight mistrust
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Vaccination race enlists grassroots aides to fight mistrust

CHICAGO (AP) — His last job was selling cars, but in his new gig, working to turn the tide against a pandemic, Herman Simmons knows not to be too pushy or overbearing.He’s one of more than 50 outreach workers a Chicago hospital has enlisted to promote vaccination against COVID-19 in hard-hit Black and brown neighborhoods.Their job is approaching strangers at laundromats, grocery stores and churches, handing out educational material and making vaccination appointments for those who are willing.“I see myself as my brother’s keeper. I don’t try to force them. I’m persistent,” he said.Top U.S. health officials say they’re in a race to vaccinate as many people as quickly as possible as COVID-19 variants spread, mask and distancing rules are relaxed, and Americans crave a return to normalcy.As p...