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3 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Ben Wilson Opens Classic Wineseller's August Music Series Friday Night

Wilson toured for more than 15 years and was named singer-songwriter of the year in Florida in 2010.

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5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Theater Reviews

Brooke Hebert as Cecily and Jude Willis as Algernon, Lynda Shadrake as Miss Prism, Mark Richard as Reverend Chasuble in "The Importance of Being Earnest" at the Oak Park Festival Theatre.

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10 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

You deserve happiness - Here's an idea

When I was in junior high, I had a friend named George who wanted to be an airplane pilot.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Symphony, Arts, Chicago, IL

12 hrs ago | City Pages

Remembering DJ Man-X: Three friends pay tribute

Thomas Spiegel, AKA DJ Man-X, was one of the originators of house music in Minneapolis.

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13 hrs ago | Chicago Chronicle

Lollapalooza veterans give tips to newbies

Who better to give advice to the artists performing at Lollapalooza this year for the first time than the artists who have taken the stage at the Grant Park music festival in the past?The Lollapalooza veterans are the ones who have learned the hard way what it's like to perform outdoors in Chicago in early August.

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17 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

Austin Jackson Traded By Detroit And Is Taken Out Of The Game

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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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Chicago Chronicle

1000 Children Fleeing Violent Honduras Heading to Violent Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and President Barack Obama. - A thousand children said to be fleeing the violence in Central America will be welcomed to Chicago, where local children are routinely in the cross-fire of gang-related grudges.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago's The Claudettes to Perform Free Shows 8/10 & 8/20 at The McKittrick Hotel

Performing as The Claudettes, the Chicago-based piano-drums duo of Johnny Iguana and Michael Caskey have created their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz - like Ray Charles on a punk kick.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Mose Allison, Jazz, Michigan

StreetsBlog.org

Chicago: Eyes on the Street: Recent Bike Upgrades in the Loop and on the South Side

Chicago Department of Transportation crews are continuing their work this summer, building new bikeways and upgrading existing ones.

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Local documentarians shine in S.F. Jewish film fest

In 2010, brothers Ben and Sam Schuder of Berkeley traveled on a Birthright trip to Israel and took a side trip to Dimona to visit the family of an old friend.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel

Phillymag.com

Body Worlds Animals Exhibit Coming to Franklin Institute

Remember Body Worlds , the creepy but cool and utterly fascinating exhibit of "plastinated" human bodies and organs that packed the Franklin Institute from October 2005 to April 2006? Well, Body Worlds developer and plastination inventor Gunther von Hagens is coming back, this time with animals.

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KPIC

As U.S. job market strengthens, many don't feel it

The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent.

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The News-Gazette

Novel approach ahead for cancer patient

It was Tom Ryan's smile and kid-at-heart personality that first drew his wife, Staci, when they met at a New Year's Eve party 12 years ago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, HPV, Health, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, University of Chicago, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

KFVS12

Evanston approves partial ban on plastic bags

The City Council on Monday approved an ordinance barring stores larger than 10,000 square feet from distributing plastic shopping bags at the point of sale.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Isadora Duncan

Angela Isadora Duncan was an American dancer. Born in California, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 50. She performed to acclaim throughout Europe after being exiled from the United States for her pro-Soviet sympathies.

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Jaunted

Oshkosh: A Quick and Dirty First Timer's Guide to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014

If you're the sort of person who looks up to the sky at the sound of an aircraft engine, prepare to be nearly catatonic for hours every day at OSH.

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Seattle

Negro Leaguer Marks Triumphant Return to Seattle

Herb Simpson shuffled into the gallery at the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle and eyed a magnified, black-and-white photo of the 1952 Spokane Indians baseball team on the wall.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Kristiana Rae Colón Wins 2014 Dionysos Cup

Polarity Ensemble Theatre will award the 2014 Dionysos Cup to Chicago playwright Kristiana Rae Coln for her new play OCTAGON, which is set in the world of slam poetry competitions.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Red Eye Chicago

A proposal, a name change and a honor

The plaza where the old Chicago Water Tower sits is a place where residents and shoppers briskly walk through and where tourists stop to hop in horse-drawn carriages.

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Arkansas Times

Coming to Crystal Bridges in 2015: Jamie Wyeth exhibition

"Kleberg" by Jamie Wyeth, 1984, oil on canvas, Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1992.164.

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