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1 hr ago | USA Today

10 best cooking school vacations

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5 hrs ago | Patch.com

State Could Spend $100 Million on Obama Library - WTH?

Mike Madigan wants the state to put up $100 million - and maybe even more - to build Barack Obama's presidential library in Chicago.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alabama Live

How to combat grief? Make home-cooked meals for 100 students from...

"I am somebody," chant nearly 100 high school seniors involved in the Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow Coalition's Push Excel.

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Newswise

New Internships Allow Eight UChicago Undergrads to Spend Summer at Marine Biological Laboratory

Eight students in the College will spend their summer as research interns at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts, marking a new phase in the affiliation between the lab and the University of Chicago that will allow students to pursue significant scientific projects.

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National Public Radio

Michelle Obama: High School Diploma Is Not Enough

It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation.

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City Pages

Las Teresitas makes Travel & Leisure's list of best Mexican restaurants in the U.S.

We've been proponents of Las Teresitas since it opened about two years ago. The south Minneapolis cantina was our pick for Best Mexican Restaurant in 2013 and our Best Taco winner in 2012.

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Albany Times Union

Freight, storms slow up Amtrak

Freight traffic, including a growing number of oil trains, and severe winter weather all contributed to growing delays facing Amtrak trains nationwide.

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WHP-AM Harrisburg

First Person View Of New Downhill Bike Course

Originally from Reading, PA, he has considered Harrisburg home for many years, and is related, according to family folklore, to John Harris, founder of Harrisburg.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNews

Measles-fighting pill passes key test in animals

CHICAGO Scientists have developed an experimental pill that helped protect ferrets from a measles-like virus, raising hope for a treatment to thwart the deadly infection in unvaccinated people who have been exposed to the virus, according to an international study released on Wednesday.

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USA Today

Fed beige book: Economy gains after rough winter

The Federal Reserve said the economy showed signs of a pick-up in many parts of the country in early March to mid-April but some weather-related effects persisted the past six weeks.

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Examiner.com

New Homebuyer Program Launched in Illinois

Two weeks after first launching the "Welcome Home Illinois" loan program, Gov. Pat Quinn is traveling to cities across Illinois to raise awareness of the program, discuss its benefits and explain how people can participate.

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NBC Chicago

Legislative Hearing for Chicago Casino Underway

Members of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and other business groups want a casino in downtown Chicago, where they say it would complement existing tourist attractions and retail shopping.

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Planetizen

Examining the Surprising Segregation of New York City

The common perception of New York City is as of a well-integrated city, full of multi-ethnic neighborhoods.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bride's Magazine

Fun, No-Fuss, Close-to-Home Beach Escapes for Your Honeymoon

Want to go on a romantic beach honeymoon but don't want to travel too far? We've got you covered.

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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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The IE's Hottest Music 99.1 KGGI

Ed Sheeran announces first solo U.S. tour

Ed Sheeran has booked his first-ever headlining tour in the U.S. The British singer-songwriter has announced new dates across North America, on the heels of the release of his single, "Sing" and an appearance on "Saturday Night Live."

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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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CBS Local

Aldermen Delay Vote On Plastic Bag Ban

Aldermen have put off a vote on an ordinance that would ban Chicago retailers from giving shoppers plastic bags for their goods.

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SanLuisObispo.com

No-risk waiting on airfares

One of the most tired cliches is that so-and-so doesn't actually sell such and-such; they sell peace of mind.

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Daily Kos

Midterm Elections brought to you by Koch Inc.

It may sound counter intuitive, but have liberals ever considered financing a few Female Libertarian candidates? Libertarians hate the Kochs too.

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