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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Made In Chicago: Knitting Shop 'We'll Keep You in Stitches'

What started as a hobby has turned into a 45-year-old business for a Gold Coast woman, reports WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.


6 hrs ago | ABC7 Chicago

Chicago shootings: 7 dead, 22 hurt since Friday night

Seven people have been killed and at least 22 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.


10 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

This week's Chicagoan: Heather Garry, corset maker

"First you have to figure out the basic silhouette you want to achieve. There's a huge difference between a Victorian corset and an Edwardian corset.


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Chicago paranormal location like a type of Ghost Town to explore May 24th

A hidden Chicago paranormal location to explore and experience. It could be called the Chicago land areas only Ghost Town type of location and on Saturday May 24th, 2014 at 11:30 am, it will be a time of those with the same interest to explore this Joliet, IL location known as the Iron Works area.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

Woman power - part four: Chicago's pioneers of the women's movement

Chicago has known some mischievous - or worse - women , but they are a tiny minority.


KSDK-TV Saint Louis

5 killed, 14 wounded in Chicago shootings

NOVEMBER 08: The Willis Tower rises above the city's skyline on November 8, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.


Chicago Sun-Times

In pre-Easter march, Chicago religion, community...

Ulysses "U.S." Floyd an outreach worker supervisor South Chicago/South Shore with The Chicago Project for Violence Prevention announces for anyone that can hear him to join the South Chicago Ministers lead anti-violence Easter procession Saturday, April 19, 2014.


Gapers Block

Josh Ritter Premieres New Songs at City Winery, 4/21 and 4/23

Many critics pegged Josh Ritter's most recent release, 2013's The Beast In Its Tracks , as a prototypical 'breakup' album, but the label does little justice to the album itself.


Chicago Tribune

Potential GOP presidential contender Paul pushing school choice in Chicago visit

As he considers a 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul acknowledges the GOP must go beyond its base and find ways to grow support or it will be unable to elect a national standard bearer.


Lake County News-Sun

North Chicago boy found dead was trying to 'do better'

The 15-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in an alley in the city around 11 p.m. Wednesday night had recently transferred to the Waukegan school district to try and restart his school career.


Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sat 4/19: Chicago Zines, 20x2 Chicago, and Record Store Day

Ten years ago, "freelance mind-wizard" Steve Krakow debuted the info-strip "The Secret History of Chicago Music" in our music pages.


Chicago Tribune

Owner of briefly shut down River North restaurant claims racial bias

Theodore Gilmore stood on a raised stage at the front of the Nouveau Tavern that he helps his best friend run, and gave a speech to mostly African-American employees after the River North restaurant and tavern was abruptly shut down by Chicago Police last week.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Promethean Theatre Ensemble Presents Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, 4/18 - 5/24

Promethean Theatre Ensemble is pleased to announce the second play of their 2013/2014 season, Tom Stoppard 's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD.


My FOX Chicago

Cook County issues 1,000th gay marriage license

Clerk David Orr says he issued the marriage license in downtown Chicago on Friday to a gay couple from Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood.


Federal Bureau of Investigation

Chicago: Real estate developer arrested on fraud charges.

A Chicago real estate developer was arrested today on federal charges alleging that he defrauded the south suburban Village of Riverdale of public funds provided for the redevelopment of the now closed-Riverdale Marina.


Business Journal

Will Choose Chicago turn to foreign puppets to attract tourists?

A rendering of what Redmoon's Great Chicago Fire Festival on the Chicago River could look like when it debuts in October.


The Logan County Herald

Illinois lawmakers again look to Chicago casino as revenue jackpot

When you're hungry, even a three-day-old banana and sardine sandwich looks good.

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Illinois House approves $100 million for Obama library in Chicago

A plan to spent $100 million to build a Barack Obama presidential library in Chicago has taken a step forward.

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Dear Chicago, we love you despite it all

CNN asked you to tell us what you love about Chicago, and some of your enthusiastic responses are included in this article. Follow the real-life drama of how Chicago's leaders, students and residents are transforming the city on CNN's "Chicagoland," which airs Thursdays at 10/9C.

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Chicago Reader

12 O'Clock Track: Local punk outfit Harebrain takes a swig in 'Block the Sun'

Every so often I'll fall for a song because of a short, inexplicable moment that's not written into the fabric of the tune-it could be a mistake or a genuine reaction to what's going on that's been caught on tape, and for one reason or another it stays in and catches my ear.



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