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Must See Macy’s Holiday Windows on State Street!

By Annie Krall
Medill Reports

The holiday season is just around the corner and most of us are probably not ready here in Chicago. Yet, one man has been planning for this winter all year, and it is finally his “time to shine”. Take a look at a day in the life of Brian Peluso, the Macy’s Holiday Windows Visual Manager.

Step into this winter wonderland he has created on State Street for both locals and visitors.

Photo at top: The child in all of us can enjoy the magic of the Macy’s Holiday Windows now on display. (Annie Krall/MEDILL)

Recent vaping perceptions are more than just smoke and mirrors

By Annie Krall
Medill Reports

llinois now holds the title for the highest number of patients with vaping related illnesses in the country, according to a recent report published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Over 900 cases of vaping induced lung disease have been reported in the United States as of Sept. 20. Illinois was home to 82 of those cases—mostly among teenagers.

The use of e-cigarettes to smoke nicotine or THC inspired conversation in Chicago, and recent research released may reveal what people really think about vaping and the danger it can cause.

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