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2 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

Severe Storms to Strike Chicago, Milwaukee

Folks in the Midwest and western Great Lakes will want to take extra caution when going about their day on Tuesday.

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6 hrs ago | Art Daily

Painter Audrey Ushenko puts finishing touches on painting created in the James R. Thompson Center

For the past three years, acclaimed painter Audrey Ushenko has been intermittently visiting the James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph Street, to work on a 4.5' x 5.5' painting depicting the cross section of individuals that visits the Illinois government building.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Kicks Off 2014 Summer...

Chicago Shakespeare Theater , the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks.

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Daily Herald

2015 Banner Art Theme Announced - Applications Now Available

West Chicago, Illinois: July 18, 2014 – Dovetailing with a community-wide wellness initiative, Healthy West Chicago, the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission has announced the theme for its annual Community Banner Art Project as A Picture of Health.

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Travel Weekly

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In a sign of strengthening demand, vacations are being booked early for next year and even 2016, according to agents who attended Travel Weekly's Global Travel Marketplace conference here.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Sunstein: Smart shoppers choose cheaper store-brand aspirin

At CVS, a 100-tablet package of store-brand aspirin costs you $1.99. Bayer aspirin is three times that much.

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The Local Tourist

The Plan for Navy Pier's Polk Bros Park

When Navy Pier announced the $20 million gift from the Polk Family and the renaming of Gateway Park to Polk Park, they renewed our interest the park's development.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Business Journal

Louisville makes a good impression on Forecastle Festival's out-of-town visitors

While the Forecastle Festival is a great time for locals, a healthy number of festival-goers travel from out of state, and sometimes from out of the country, to attend the three-day music festival.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Travel: Chicago's vibrant Pilsen neighborhood

The most happening new spot in Chicago's emerging Pilsen neighborhood is Thalia Hall, where you can sip a cocktail in the throwback basement bar, dine in a ground-floor restaurant and and enjoy live music upstairs.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Boston.com

Scandals, secrets, psychedelia: the hot tours

Erin Carr begins her two-hour tour of the nation's capital in Lafayette Park, across the street from the White House, next to a majestic statue of Andrew Jackson on a horse.

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Boston.com

The hunt for Chicago's next hot neighborhood

I was feeling uncharacteristically hip. Somehow I managed to be in the right place at the right time - a skill that often eludes me.

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MTV

How Did The Orwells' Crippling Twin Peaks Make Their Pitchfork Set Even Radder?

If you were wondering what the most badass set at Pitchfork Music Fest was, I have the answer : Twin Peaks .

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Daily Herald

Going to Lolla? Book a hotel package

La-la Land for Lolla fans Attending Lollapalooza? Experience the ultimate VIP weekend at The James Chicago, including hotel packages with VIP perks, restaurant and bar offerings, and special events.

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National Public Radio

How Turbans Helped Some Blacks Go Incognito In The Jim Crow Era

There's a weekly trial on the Internet about who may be stealing culture from whom.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Phoenix New Times

5 Lessons Learned at Taste of Chicago, the World's Largest Outdoor Food Festival

Taste of Chicago, or The Taste as it's usually referred to, is one of the nation's best-known food events.

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Skift

Uber Still Hasn't Cracked One of the Biggest Markets in the U.S.

Uber, a San Francisco ridesharing company, uses a smartphone app to connect riders with drivers at the touch of a button.

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Kane Co. Chronicle

$90M pledged for third railroad track in Geneva

GENEVA – Construction of a third set of railroad tracks on the Union Pacific line that runs through Geneva recently received $90 million in pledged support from the railroad and the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2014 Tour Kicks Off Today

Chicago Shakespeare Theater , the City of Chicago , Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Marshall Blues Fest takes to the streets

There's something different about this year's Marshall Blues Fest. While many of the festival's headliners over the years have featured star male talent, this year the festival -- which takes place Saturday along the streets of downtown Marshall -- will bring headliner Liz Mandeville.

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CBS Local

In Chicago, Shock And Disbelief At News Of MH17 Crash

There was a universal reaction - shock - from an array of Chicago-area residents and visitors, as news spread that a Malaysian Airlines jet crashed in Ukraine, apparently shot down by a surface-to-air missile.

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