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Suspect in 'Benchwarmer bandit' bank robberies caught after Loop heist

A man suspected in six bank was arrested in the Near North Side this afternoon not long after robbing a bank in the Loop, authorities said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Priest reinstated at Lakeview parish after allegation investigated

A priest has been reinstated to a parish in the Lakeview neighborhood after an investigation concluded that an allegation of sexual misconduct against him "was unfounded," according to the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago.

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Examiner.com

Navy Pier celebrates its 100 year anniversary with a new look

Navy Pier has had many incarnations. It has been a Naval training center, a school and a big empty, unused space.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Exciting Lineup Announced for Chicago Home Theater Festival, 5/1-25

The Chicago Home Theater Festival has set its dates for May 1st - 25th, 2014. An opening party will be held April 30th at Hyde Park Art Center.

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Chicago Reader

Street View 182: Wicker Park vision

Aja was a true vision as she sashayed down Milwaukee Avenue on a breezy Friday night.

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Chicago Reader

Chicago magazine's best, and the rest

If there were a Chicago food "establishment," its debutantes' ball would be the list of the best restaurants published by Chicago magazine around this time each year, trotting out the latest all-dressed-up progeny from distinguished families such as the Mergeses and the Nahabedians, the One Off Hospitalitys and the Element Collectives.

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Examiner.com

Chicago south side BBQ mainstay now serving a side of entertainment satisfaction

Discovery Entertainment Series showcase sponsor and the one and only BBQ boss of sauce, himself, Curtis Briggs.

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Chicago Reader

When Chicago spent its pension money on the mayor's pet projects

As mayor, Richard M. Daley spent hundreds of millions of dollars on unnecessary pet projects-and now successor Rahm Emanuel seems to have the same bad habit.

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The Huffington Post

Erin Ruberry: If You Only Have a Weekend in Chicago, Do This, Eat Here and Don't Go to Bed Early

When you only have one weekend to explore a new city, it's important to make every moment count -- but at the same time, you don't want to run yourself ragged.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Ian Belknap Set for Chicago Slam Works' the Litmash, 5/5

Chicago Slam Works combines the art forms of poetry, comedy, storytelling, music and creative non-fiction into one action-packed slam competition - "The LitMash".

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Maize declines as Chicago grain price falls

Yellow corn for delivery in July fell 0.4 percent to 2,208 rand a metric ton by the midday close on the South African Futures Exchange.

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Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Tue 4/15: 'Chicagoisms,' Godflesh, and Cheap Thrills

The team behind the book Chicagoisms: The City as Catalyst for Architectural Speculation have brought their ideas to life in "Chicagoisms."

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Chicago Reader

Chicago authors share their secrets

Jeffrey Renard Allen, Tim Kinsella, and other writers with spring books coming out discuss combating writer's block and more.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Art Daily

Exhibition at Art Institute of Chicago examines the city's architectural legacy and future potential

The Ferris wheel at the Columbian Exposition of 1893. The reversal of the Chicago River.

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Chicago Reader

Stephen Sondheim and Alain Resnais, together again in Chicago

I know it's purely coincidental, but it feels fortuitous that there have been so many revivals of Stephen Sondheim musicals in Chicago in the wake of Alain Resnais's death.

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Patch.com

Chicago Men Arrested for February Theft

The following information is from the Glenview Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Chicago Tribune

App paves way for pay-by-phone parking option in West Loop

ParkChicago, a new app that gives drivers in Chicago the option to pay for metered street parking with a mobile phone, has launched a pilot program beginning today in a limited area in the west loop.

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CBS Local

Teen Charged With Fatal Shooting In Gage Park

A 17-year-old boy was denied bond Monday for allegedly fatally shooting a fellow gang member during a dispute over money early Sunday in the Gage Park neighborhood, Homicide Watch Chicago is reporting.

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Chicago Tribune

Autopsy: U. of C. student died of alcohol poisoning

A University of Chicago student found dead in his dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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