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Patti Waldmeir

Patti Waldmeir

Financial Times

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Do the Chicago Bears really need a new stadium?

Critics fear taxpayers will be on the hook for construction of infrastructure needed for football team’s proposal

13.05.2024 30

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Patti Waldmeir

Swing states look to Latino voters — as turnout attempts get under way

They’ll make up one in seven of those eligible to go to the polls for the presidential election

29.04.2024 30

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Patti Waldmeir

Cicada-geddon: a rare insect event draws fans to the Midwest

Trillions of cicadas are set to emerge after years of sleep for a once in 221-year event

15.04.2024 6

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Syphilis: an age-old disease stalking modern America

Widespread testing for this treatable if embarrassing condition is being hampered by lack of access to healthcare

01.04.2024 20

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What voters think about Joe Biden and the age issue

How much will perceptions of the capacities of the elderly president and his not-much-younger rival influence the outcome of elections?

04.03.2024 6

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Sinking skyscrapers, new beaches: Chicago faces the climate crisis

The city has reinvented itself before and may need to do so again

19.02.2024 30

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The Trump supporters stalked by doubt and conspiracy

Former and current fans in the Midwest debate how many of his 2016 voters he needs to win a close presidential race

05.02.2024 10

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The migrants who are pawns in the politics of US immigration

A Republican governor’s tactics are almost overwhelming some Democratic cities

08.01.2024 4

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Baby-boomer romance scores big with ‘The Golden Bachelor’

The latest version of the dating show attracts not only over 65s but younger viewers too

12.12.2023 10

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Should citizens decide how to spend public money?

Small towns in America have been using ‘participatory budgeting’ to let people shape local spending

30.10.2023 10

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Patti Waldmeir

All the leaves are brown — is it climate change’s fault?

Shifts in weather patterns are partly to blame for contributing to a disappointing annual ritual

16.10.2023 4

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Detroit is sprucing itself up

Ten years after declaring bankruptcy, Motor City is starting to bounce back

02.10.2023 3

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Tactics are shifting in the war on drugs

Experimentation continues on measures to tackle addiction and fatal overdoses

18.09.2023 4

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