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2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Big Fish Returns to Chicago as Jpac's Season Closer, Now thru 8/9

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center concludes its 2013-14 season with the new Broadway musical BIG FISH with music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa , book by esteemed screenwriter John August , directed by Artistic Director Dante J. Orfei , music direction by John Warren and choreography by Dina DiCostanzo .

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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Ron Onesti and 'Backstage' broadcast are the 'Toast of the Town,' Chicago style

Ron Onesti and Jim Peterik of The Ides of March and Survivor on WGN-FM, "Backstage with Ron Onesti" Jul. 25, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Oak Park Police: Two charged in connection with Clinton Avenue armed robbery

Demarko Johnson-Molette and Devontay Chambers have been charged in connection to the July 14 armed robbery in the 200 block of Clinton Avenue.

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10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Duly Noted: Climate change and the Chicago River

Dr. Richard Park, Chief Executive Officer at CityMD, explains the expansion of urgent care clinics and the changing nature of health care in the United States.

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12 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

An interview with Richard Linklater and Northwest Chicago Film Society on film programming

Richard Linklater is not only one of this country's most versatile working film directors, he's also an accomplished film exhibitor.

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12 hrs ago | Glenview Announcements

River North Dance Chicago kicks off 25th anniversary season

Leaping, twirling and stomping into its 25th anniversary season, River North Dance Chicago, the subject of three Emmy Award-winning WTTW-TV Chicago specials, attracted 120 guests to the Chop Shop & 1st Ward in Chicago on July 10. Snippets of the dancers' energetic repertoires were projected onto the walls of the venue while attendees mingled ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Chicago's slugging first basemen

Jose Abreu slams his 27th homer on July 4 at U.S. Cellular Field against the Mariners.

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14 hrs ago | Gapers Block

Avondale and Chicago's Polish Village Celebrated in Book Release this Weekend

Join others to say, "Na zdrowie!" this Sunday July 27th, 6pm, in celebration for the book release of Avondale and Chicago's Polish Village at the Podlasie Club, 2918 N. Central Park.

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14 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Mismanagement, Not Global Warming, Caused Chicago Sewage Overflows

Global warming is not the reason why Chicago's 1800s-era sewer system occasionally floods people's basements, despite Washington Post propaganda to the contrary.

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14 hrs ago | chicagoist.com | topmod12

Woman Posts Selfie Of Stolen Dress To Facebook; Instant Karma Ensues

Here's another one from the "don't do the crime if you can't do the time" files and a reminder that posting proof of your stupidity on social media can come back to bite you in the ass.

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16 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

Presidential library planned for Chicago Chicago's South Side may...

In a small garden in Chicago's South Side Washington Park neighborhood - blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library - 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale.

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20 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Guide catalogs Chicago's architecture evolution

There isn't a city in the U.S. that's been a better laboratory for architectural inventiveness than Chicago.

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23 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago

Bike reunited with owner

Bike mechanics at Heritage Bicycles used fast Facebook sleuthing to help reunite a stolen bike with its owner Monday evening, Chicago police officials said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

NBC Chicago

Jay-Z and Beyonce Dine at Chicago Cut Steakhouse

Beyonce and Jay-Z are on the Chicago leg of the On The Run tour, scheduled for Thursday night at Soldier Field.

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Chicago Tribune

Family opens up about Chicago police officer killed in crash

The grieving father of a Chicago police officer killed in a traffic accident on his way to work on the Dan Ryan Expressway sacrificed sleep Tuesday night so he could scribble down the things he wanted people to know about his son.

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Red Eye Chicago

Home sweet home: Residents of controversial building fight eviction

Harold Shirley never had seen a bed bug before moving to the Milshire Hotel three years ago.

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Daily Herald

Family of drowned Elk Grove man sues Chicago gentleman's club

The family of an Elk Grove Village man who drowned in the Chicago River earlier this year, has filed a wrongful-death suit against the owners of a Chicago gentleman's club the man visited before he died.

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Chicago Reader

Common comes home to a different Chicago on Nobody's Smiling

Common wants you to know his brand-new Nobody's Smiling is all about Chicago. Specifically it's about the violence that casts a shadow over the city, but it's also about Chicago's hip-hop scene and Common's relationship with the entire town.

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ThinkProgress

Storms, Sewage, And Maggots: Climate Change Comes To Chicago

A big report in the Washington Post on Wednesday laid out how Chicago's aging infrastructure is intersecting with climate change's tendency to drive heavier bursts of precipitation in some parts of the country, with some exceedingly unpleasant results.

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Chicago Tribune

Sources: Suspect questioned in killing of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams

Chicago police were questioning a suspect today in the fatal shooting of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was struck by a stray bullet Friday night during a sleepover inside a West Side apartment, according to law enforcement sources.

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