Well, Local Storage is working fine in Edge and Firefox, but still broken in Chrome. Unfortunately, those other two browsers don't support speech recognition OR speech synthesis... and I need those for my app so I have to get Chrome working again.
Will try uninstalling Chrome and reinstalling it. Hopefully, that will work.
UPDATE: Reinstalling Chrome was a failure. And to make matters worse Chrome is now ignoring the voice I picked for speech synthesis. It's trying to use an American voice for all my French words and phrases. (That feature has been working perfectly since day one -- not sure what changed.)
I've been working on this app night and day for two solid weeks and I was just wrapping up the last few details today. Instead of taking a few small steps across the finish line I've taken two HUGE steps backward. Kind of frustrated at the moment...
I'm pretty sure this is only a problem on MY computer, but here's my .capx file: