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From newsletters to Facebook groups, here’s how to get the most out of your Chicago Tribune subscription
By ELIZABETH WOLFE
APR 23, 2021 AT 3:28 PM
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Here are full directions for connecting with the Trib on your smart speaker.
On your phone
Download our app (available here for iOS and here for Android) and allow notifications if you’d like to receive updates from us on your phone. With different settings for news, weather, sports, entertainment, business and more you can customize which type of notifications you receive.
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Tribune editors put together free newsletters on a variety of topics:
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On social media
Connect with us on social media to get updates from the Tribune on Twitter and Facebook. If you don’t want to miss a thing, here’s how to make sure you see the Trib’s posts first in your Facebook newsfeed:
We also have several Facebook groups where you can join communities of readers who are interested in the same topics, from the Bears to Chicagoland history.
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