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2-2011 News: Evraz Relocates

Evraz Group will relocate its North American operations from Portland, Ore., to Chicago in June.


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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Ukraine Seeks Renewable-Energy Investors to Loosen Russia's Grip

Ukraine is seeking U.S. investment in its biomass, wind and solar power industries.


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Barnstable Patriot

Local director's Ship of Fools sails to Cannes Film Festival

The old adage that good things come in small packages is never more evident than with the 16-minute short film Ship of Fools directed by former Barnstable High School student Mike McGuirk.


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City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Breaks Ground on Devon Avenue Streetscape Project

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Ald. Debra Silverstein and Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld to break ground today on the Devon Avenue streetscape project that will improve the North Side business district with infrastructure upgrades and unique decorative elements.


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Wire: Windy City Smokeout Tix On Sale Tomorrow; New Tractor Bar Menu at Hash House; More

Tickets for the second annual Windy City Smokeout , hosted by Bub City , will go on sale tomorrow.


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USA Today

10 best cooking school vacations

Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY. Contributors agree to our Terms of Service and are responsible for the content of their videos and photos.


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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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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.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, University of Chicago, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Woods Hole, MA

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


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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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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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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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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