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  1. Obama Library: Rahm Gives UIC a Boost in Bidding WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    If you're following the intense bidding war to snap up the Barack Obama's library and museum, then you know that the University of Chicago - where the president taught constitutional law - commands the edge . Even so, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has given rival bidder University of Illinois at Chicago a big public boost by vowing to restore service on Blue Line stop at Kostner Avenue, reports Crain's Chicago Business . 2 comments

  2. Woman Accused of Stealing $80K from NonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    A 40-year-old Gold Coast woman was charged with felony theft Tuesday for allegedly stealing more than $82,000 from the nonprofit she worked for to spend on plastic surgery, clothing and lavish vacations, the Chicago Tribune reported . Amy Spicer, 40, embezzled the funds over the course of five years from the Center for New Community, where she served as director of operations and human resources overseeing company credit cards and medical flexible-spending accounts for employees, according to the publication.

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  3. Ward Room's Best Political Tweets of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    As 2014 comes to a close, a new Republican governor prepares to take office and a Democratic mayor launches a high-stakes re-election campaign and Twitter is more important than ever as a way to connect with younger, tech-savvy voters. It's also the place where politicos and those who watch them air grievances and upload photos of everything from congressional glamour shots to fashion faux pas .

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  4. Obama Library: Rahm Gives UIC a Boost in Bidding WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    If you're following the intense bidding war to snap up the Barack Obama's library and museum, then you know that the University of Chicago - where the president taught constitutional law - commands the edge . Even so, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has given rival bidder University of Illinois at Chicago a big public boost by vowing to restore service on Blue Line stop at Kostner Avenue, reports Crain's Chicago Business . 2 comments

  5. Gold Coast Woman Embezzles $80K from NonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    A 40-year-old Gold Coast woman was charged with felony theft Tuesday for allegedly stealing more than $82,000 from the nonprofit she worked for to spend on plastic surgery, clothing and lavish vacations, the Chicago Tribune reported . Amy Spicer, 40, embezzled the funds over the course of five years from the Center for New Community, where she served as director of operations and human resources overseeing company credit cards and medical flexible-spending accounts for employees, according to the publication.

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  6. Ward Room's Best Political Tweets of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    As 2014 comes to a close, a new Republican governor prepares to take office and a Democratic mayor launches a high-stakes re-election campaign and Twitter is more important than ever as a way to connect with younger, tech-savvy voters. It's also the place where politicos and those who watch them air grievances and upload photos of everything from congressional glamour shots to fashion faux pas .

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  7. Local Brewery To Release "6-Pack Comic Book"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    The founders of a local Chicago brewery are bringing together their love for comics with their love for craft beer. The result? A rather unique-looking comic book.

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  8. Thieves Caught on Camera Stealing Packages from HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Surveillance cameras catch a thief taking packages from Lincoln Park apartment building. NBC's Katie Kim reports.

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  9. Quinn to Madigan: Help Me Pass a 'Plain Vanilla Minimum Wage' BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    With mere weeks left until he cedes the throne to Bruce Rauner, lame-duck Gov. Pat Quinn is facing heavy time-pressure to push a minimum wage increase through the General Assembly - but first, he needs to woo powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan to his side, let his home-stretch mission slip from his grip. "Before the new governor arrives, I want a $10-an-hour minimum wage passed outside Chicago," Quinn told the Chicago Sun-Times ' Michael Sneed on Wednesday.

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  10. Renovation Plans for Disney Birth Home in ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Local Disney fans have something to be excited about. The fundraising goal to complete the first phase of restoring Walt Disney's birth home in the Hermosa neighborhood has been met -- and surpassed -- before its upcoming deadline.

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  11. The Case of Nikki Saez, a Rape Victim WrongedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    In September 2014 L.B. Joseph was charged by Cook County authorities with rape -- along with his brother. DNA matches allegedly connected them to six assaults dating back to 2003.

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  12. Rahm Drops College-Themed Campaign SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Rahm Emanuel on Monday released the second ad of his re-election campaign, this one focused on a successful mission to raise the graduation rate at City Colleges of Chicago. The "College to Careers" spot intersperses video footage of the mayor talking with students with commentary by Cheryl Hyman, chancellor of the community college network.

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  13. Protesters Urge Black Friday Boycott in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Protesters in Chicago used the Black Friday shopping holiday to bring attention to the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Missouri. About 100 people gathered at the Water Tower on Michigan Avenue to express their frustration over a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Brown in August.

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  14. Teen With Cancers Claims He Was Fired for Needing SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Natalie Martinez reports. A 19-year-old delivery driver diagnosed with cancer claims he was fired from his job at a suburban Chicago restaurant when he informed his employer he needed to take six weeks off work for surgery.

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  15. Christkindlmarket Opens Friday For 19th Holiday SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    DECEMBER 04: Wayne Wietbrock, a retired farmer from Lowell, Indiana shops for Christmas ornaments at Christkindlmarket Chicago on December 4, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Christkindlmarket Chicago is a German-themed outdoor market open during the Christmas shopping season in Daley Plaza in the Chicago Loop.

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  16. Facilities Housing Toxic Chemicals Could Pose Risk to SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC5 Investigates has analyzed data released by a Washington D.C.-based research group and found dozens of facilities across the Chicago area that store or use toxic chemicals which - if released in an accidental leak or explosion - could directly affect hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren throughout the city and suburbs. Many local schools are in the "vulnerability zones" of four, five - even six - area facilities.

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  17. Ronnie "Woo-Woo" Gets Own BobbleheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    OCTOBER 01: One of the Chicago Cubs' most famous fans Ronnie Woo-Woo Wickers celebrates the team making it into the playoffs with other fans at a lunch-time rally downtown October 1, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois. This is the first time the Cubs have been in the playoffs since 2003.

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  18. Memorable Tributes from Jane Byrne's FuneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Chicago's political class congregated at St. Vincent de Paul Parish on Monday for the funeral of former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne , the only woman to ever hold that office. The pioneering politician died Saturday at the age of 81. Here are some tributes from notable guests: "Every Chicagoan gives thanks to Jane Byrne ... we are a better city because of her."

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  19. Chicago Election Candidates File Petitions to Get on the BallotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Think you could oust Rahm Emanuel from the Mayor's office? Want to run for alderman so you can be mini-Mayor of your ward ? Are you highly confident and impervious to criticism from blogs like Ward Room? Then get your signatures in order and get in line! Because today the short window begins to file the necessary paperwork to enter the municipal election on Feb. 24. Candidates for mayor, city clerk, treasurer and alderman reported to the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago starting at 7 a.m. Monday and ending at 5 p.m. Filers who got there before 9 a.m. won priority for a Dec. 3 lottery that will determine who gets the first slot on the ballot.

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  20. Start Off Your Thanksgiving Celebration with a Turkey TrotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Thanksgiving is nearly here, tempting us with a well-deserved break and a promise of a feast. But the cold Chicago weather and holiday festivities don't have to stop you from training for that next big race.

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