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Thompson Center sale finalized with Google to be building’s lone occupant

SPRINGFIELD – After years of failed efforts that spanned multiple administrations, the state has finalized the sale of the controversial James R. Thompson Center in Chicago to a company that will make it the new Chicago home of tech giant Google. Gov. JB Pritzker made the announcement during a news conference at the building, along […]

Native Americans across Midwest embrace traditional foods rejected by centuries of colonization

Native American tribes and communities are creating formal programs that focus on their traditional foods to not only combat systemic food insecurity, but also connect people to their culture. https://cpa.ds.npr.org/s60/audio/2022/07/foodsovereigntyweb.mp3 Listen to this story here. KANSAS CITY — While on a foraging trip through a wooded area of Kansas City, Jojo Blackwood discovered a plant […]