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3 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

An Amazing Swarm Of Locusts

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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6 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

United Airlines Nears Final Departure From Topeka Airport

According to flight status information posted to United's web site, some of the final flights Monday afternoon between Topeka and Chicago O'Hare Airport were nearly full.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Motley Fool

How United Airlines Just Made It a Lot Easier to Check Your Bags

The Chicago Tribune reported this week that United did a soft launch of the self-check program at its main hub.

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Sys-Con Media

Top 10 Things to Do in September in Chicago: Best September Events...

1) Chicago Fringe Festival Held August 28 to September 7, the Fringe Festival showcases avante garde and eclectic theatre.

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Bureau County Republican

How far does your Benjamin go?

According to the independent tax policy research organization Tax Foundation, that would be everywhere in the United States.

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USA Today

Ranking the 10 best college football fight songs

College Football Fan Index presented by Degree is a data-based ranking of America's most engaged fan bases.

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Phoenix New Times

Graduate Tempe Hotel to Open Near ASU September 23

Tempe may have bid farewell to the Twin Palms Hotel in May of 2014 , but it's about to welcome a new hotel venue in the exact same space.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

When visiting Chicago, Illinois, don't miss the Chicago lighthouses

Although a visit to Chicago will not allow one to go inside either the Chicago Harbor Light or the Chicago Southeast Guidewall Lighthouse , a trip to the most visited tourist attraction, the Navy Pier will allow you to see each one.

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OakLeaves

Construction starts on Pete's Fresh Market in Oak Park; 'early spring' opening expected

Renovations at the much-anticipated Pete's Fresh Market in Oak Park have officially begun, and a representative for the grocery store said the company expects to open in early spring next year.

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Star-Telegram.com

Obamas attend wedding of their longtime chef

Setting aside for a few hours the pressures of trying to calm the world's trouble spots, President Barack Obama assumed the role of spectator for something more joyous: the wedding of the first family's longtime chef and friend.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Deseret News

Book review: Professors share business lessons learned on road trips

"Roadside MBA: Back Road Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives and Small Business Owners" is by Michael Mazzeo, Paul Oyer and Utahn Scott Schaefer, a University of Utah finance professor.

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Mashable

25 Most Popular Travel Destinations for Labor Day Weekend

So where are your friends heading off to for this long, Labor Day weekend? Priceline.com shared its annual Labor Day weekend travel statistics, and unsurprisingly, Las Vegas tops the list.

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Daily Herald

On the road: Be a pastry chef, princess at the Peninsula

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Switched

Possible Threat Against Obama Investigated By Secret Service

US President Barack Obama, surrounded by US Secret Service agents, walks to greet guests after arriving on Air Force One at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York on May 22, 2014.

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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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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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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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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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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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