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2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll

For years, some Hyde Parkers lamented having to leave the community to catch a show or buy a belt.

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6 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Tom's Mailbag Aug. 30, 2014

Switching it up a bit this week. The big topic is railroads, the industry that arrived in Champaign-Urbana in 1854, just 22 months after the first newspaper opened here.

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10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Parks Forecast Says Telehealth Will Grow Exponentially in Coming Years

I am a Chicago-based freelance writer. I have been a professional journalist since 1992, focusing on healthcare since 2000.

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16 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Labor Day Weekend Travelers to Hit Chicago-Area Roads, Airports

The Chicago Department of Aviation expects more than 1.2 million passengers at O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport between Friday and Tuesday.

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18 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

SharePoint Fest Chicago Moves to McCormick Place for 2014

SharePoint Fest Chicago will move to a new location at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seattle Times

Chef finds fame — and love — while cooking for the Obamas

In 2005, when Barack Obama was a mere freshman senator, his wife, Michelle, found herself overwhelmed with the stress of being a full-time working mother, largely alone in her Chicago home, with two daughters who got sick a little too often.

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FireHouse.com

Wisc. Firefighter Bicycles Cross-Country For NFFF

Jeff Moore, a recent University of Wisconsin graduate and a firefighter in Madison is bicycling across the U.S. for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

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Racked

Brief Interviews With Interesting Women: Affashionado Brings That...

It all started with a YouTube video. Chicago native Shana Thomas was having difficulty finding a career in fashion after graduating into the 2008-and-beyond economy.

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Check-in.aero

United rolls out self-tagging at Chicago O'Hare

United Airlines' introduction of self-tagging at Chicago O'Hare follows the recent rollout of the service at Boston Logan International Airport.

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CBS Local

Tripping Seniors On Purpose To Stop Future Falls

The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading cause of injury in older adults.

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Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Rating Outlook remains Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS The affir... )--La Raza, la publicacion hispana impresa y digital lider en Chicago, y Order Express Inc., proveedor de servicios financieros para la comunidad hispana a nivel nacional, an... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Freshnews

Beach Destinations Surging in Popularity for Last-Minute Labor Day Travel

Labor Day travel is expected to reach its highest levels in six years and more Americans are searching for last-minute deals as the holiday weekend approaches, according to Hotels.com .

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Chicago Tribune

Ultra-Orthodox rabbi accused in sex assault suit

A federal lawsuit alleging that an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who runs seminaries for girls in Israel is a sexual predator offers a rare look into the most traditional branch of Judaism, where a young woman's religious education can prove key to finding a good husband through a matchmaker.

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The Oregonian

'Knee Defender' fight: What would you do to make your flight a little more bearable?

You've been there. You're stuffed into your seat on a plane, the slob next to you is hogging the armrest, the flight attendant just ran over your foot with the food cart.

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Chicago Reader

More behind-the-scenes images from the Great Chicago Fire Fest preview

In her column this week, arts writer Deanna Isaacs shared her impressions of the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Fest, a $2 million fire-on-water spectacle that Redmoon will stage on the main branch of the Chicago River in October .

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USA Today

New advocacy group urges spending on airports, tech

The leadership council of a new consumer-centered air-travel coalition, Travelers' Voice, announced Wednesday the organization's launch and its goals to promote access to safe, efficient, and commercially competitive.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome

The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.

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ABC News

Cardinal George Cancels Plans to Travel to Rome

The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.

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Gapers Block

Jazz Speak with Mike Reed

Mike Reed is an example of a Chicago musician we can't take for granted. Born and raised in Evanston, Mike has been an integral part of the Chicago music community for more than 15 years.

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Glenview Announcements

September festival guide for Chicago's suburbs

Summer may be nearing its final days, so squeeze in that last bit of warm-weather fun with one of these suburban festivals happening in September.

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