Eight @ 8 on June 23, 2019: Week In Review

In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories this past week. Make sure to check back on a weekly basis as a new edition of 'Eight @ 8: Week In Review' will be posted every Sunday evening.

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Lori Lightfoot Pushes Back on Trump Administration’s Immigration Crackdown - Telling the president to “back off,” Mayor Lightfoot announced this week that the city will not cooperate with ICE in a reported round of deportation raids.
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A Complete Guide to the 2020 Democratic Primary Debates - The Democratic National Committee has approved up to 12 debates with the first taking placing over two consecutive nights on June 26 and 27 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. CT. Sponsored by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo, the field will be split into two with 10 candidates debating each night.
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Utility Company Waives Water Bills Over Supply Issues - After elevated lead levels were found several south suburban communities' water, the utility company has announced new treatment plans and has also said they would waive water bills.
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Chicago Excursion Named Best Experience in United States - TripAdvisor has bestowed an incredible honor on a Chicago company, naming its river-cruise as the best experience in the nation.
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President Trump Abruptly Calls Off Iran Strikes - The president said the military was “cocked and loaded” to launch strikes this week after Iran shot down a US drone, but called off the strike after being told more than 150 people could die.
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Details Emerge in Raid of Alderman’s Office - Federal agents raided the South Side ward office of Alderman Carrie Austin this week, and we’re slowly learning what it was they may have been looking into.
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State Police Launch Distracted Driving Prevention Program - If you’re reading this while driving, you should probably stop. State police are placing troopers inside of semi-trucks to help crack down on infractions such as texting and driving.
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Rolling Stones Frontman Shouts Out Lori Lightfoot, Disses Ed Burke - The Rolling Stones opened a new U.S. tour at Soldier Field on Friday night, and will play a second show at the venue on Tuesday.
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