CPS-CTU strike watch: The latest on what you need to know about the impasse over plans to reopen Chicago Public Schools
The cooling off period was extended through Thursday, when Mayor Lori Lightfoot insisted the parties were out of time and that an agreement needed to happen that day. But there was no news of an actual deal, nor of consequences that Lightfoot has said would come for teachers, consequences that could trigger a walkout.chicagotribune.com
Make sure your furnace is ready for the cold winter
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Get your home ready for the colder seasons
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List: Detroit cooling centers open this week amid heat wave
DETROIT Michigan has been recently experiencing a heat wave -- and the temperatures can become dangerous in the next few days. An excessive heat watch is in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday evening across the state. It is important to find relief from the heat, even briefly, over the next few days. For those without shelter or air conditioning, cooling centers are open to help people escape the heat. The following Detroit cooling centers will be open between noon and 8 p.m. through Thursday this week:Keep up with the Metro Detroit weather by clicking here or by downloading the free Local 4Casters app.