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Abortion bill HB40, the union-busting Janus v. AFSCME case, and the Illinois governor’s unlikely coalition

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Food & Drink: The foodways of Chicago's new immigrants. Newcomers from five countries discuss the differences between eating here and their homelands. Meanwhile, Michael Rakowtiz's food truck and public art project Enemy Kitchen brings Iraqis and Americans together for free meals at the MCA. Film: The 2017 Chicago International Film Festival, reviewed. Our critics weigh in on 22 new films making their local premieres. Music: Let’s put it in writing: Melkbelly are Chicago’s most exciting rock band . On the new Nothing Valley, the Pilsen four-piece have found a tense balance between delicate melody and frantic noise.

The Reader's Bar Guide: Hundreds of bars searchable by neighborhood and our top recommended watering holes in Chicago

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