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  1. Chicago Opens LGBTQ-Friendly Housing Complex for SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Marion Brooks reports. Lakeview's Town Hall Apartments opened Thursday with 79 studio and one-bedroom units filled with LGBTQ residents who are 55 and older.

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  2. Rahm Plans to Continue Chicago Fire FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    The first Chicago Fire Festival may have fizzled this past weekend, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the event will likely return next year, albeit with changes. The event, featuring a neighborhood bazaar, vendors, food and "a fire spectacle on the main branch of the Chicago River," came to an anti-climatic end when the structures failed to ignite.

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  3. Metra Fares Up 68 Percent by 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers reports at midday. The rail agency announced Thursday that starting next February, one-way fares will go up by an average of 10.8 percent to as much as 18.2 percent.

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  4. Englewood Shooting Suspect Denies Firing Shots: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports The man accused of shooting a Chicago police captain Tuesday setting off a six-hour standoff in Englewood claims he didn't fire the shots that injured the officer, according to authorities. Chicago police officers were executing an arrest warrant on Daniel Brown at an apartment complex in the 7200 block of South Lowe Avenue when police say Brown began firing shots from a window, hitting Capt.

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  5. Determining the Best Lease for Your BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    As the No. 2 city in the country for fast-growing small businesses, Chicago has become the go-to place for entrepreneurs looking to launch new business ventures.

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  6. Hard Ball: Lawsuit Alleged Rauner IntimidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Carol Marin reports for NBC 5 Investigates. His campaign slogan is "Shake-Up Springfield" but a federal judge used another descriptor of how Bruce Rauner and his former company GTCR conducted themselves in a failed business deal -- "Hard Ball."

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  7. Opinion: Why Chicago Fire Festival Bust MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    So it is with the aftermath of Saturday's "Great Chicago Fire Festival," a joint production between the city and Redmoon Theater. The event , designed to "celebrate Chicago's grit, greatness and renewal following the fire of 1871," was something of a bust when a series of floating sculptures on the Chicago River failed to ignite as planned.

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  8. Items Found in Heist Suspects' Home May be Worth Millions: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports. Police believe some stolen artwork found in the home of two people accused in last weekend's high-end watch heist at a Rush Street jewelry store could be worth millions.

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  9. Chicago Looks Ahead to 2015 NFL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    The mayor and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Thursday that the three-day event will be held at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago's South Loop from April 30 to May 2. "There is economic development and job creation. There is prestige that comes with it.

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  10. Hot Doug's Serves its Last Gourmet DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports. Lines at the restaurant have always been long, but especially so since owner Dough Sohn announced months ago that Oct. 3 would be the last day.

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  11. Police Seek Owners of Stolen GoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports. A trove of loot - from dozens of designer suits and antique china to framed prints of Pope John Paul II - was found in the home of two of the people accused in last weekend's high-end watch heist at a Rush Street jewelry store, Chicago police say.

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  12. Chicago to Host 2015 NFL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on during the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York in 2011. The draft is moving to Chicago next year, the Bears confirmed in a tweet Thursday.

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  13. Rahm Takes Out $21 Million to Pay For Daley's Dormant Olympic SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is borrowing $21 million-plus to pay for a dormant swath of land earmarked by former boss Richard M. Daley as extra space to host Olympics facilities, the Trib reports . In an unsuccessful campaign to land the 2016 summer games - bragging rights ultimately went to Brazil - the city under Daley's tenure purchased in 2009 a South Side site that formerly housed the Michael Reese hospital.

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  14. Obama Surprises Diners at Chicago SteakhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    President Barack Obama surprised diners at River North's RPM Steak Wednesday night during his Chicago visit, ahead of a planned speech and a campaign event for Gov. Pat Quinn. The president is in the city for a closed-door fundraiser for Quinn at a downtown hotel and a speech on the economy at Northwestern University Thursday.

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  15. Fitzgerald Floated for Top Attorney General SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Patrick Fitzgerald will leave office with a trail of political scalps and plenty of politicians who have been looking over their shoulders for more than a decade. Phil Rogers reports.

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  16. I've Been in an Accident, Is Anyone Listening?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    He was trapped inside his 2013 BMW sedan in the outbound I-90 lanes near Fullerton, the airbag exploded and his cell phone had been thrown out of his reach during the impact-he says he counted on his in-car emergency assist service to call 911 for him. He says that service let him down.

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  17. Man Charged in Bedford Park Hostage SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Dick Johnson reports. A Chicago man has been charged with kidnapping following a hostage situation and police standoff on Cicero Avenue in southwest suburban Bedford Park.

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  18. Archbishop-Designate Cupich Returns to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports. There's lots of questions surrounding the incoming Archbishop of the Chicago Archdiocese, not the least of which will be where he will live.

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  19. Critics Call City's Speed Cameras UnfairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    New speed cameras in Chicago may be causing drivers to slow down, but some argue the city's cameras are unfair no matter what the video shows. Casandra Walker said she never received a speeding ticket in all the years she took West Peterson Avenue to work.

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  20. Opinion: How Rahm Failed on Obama High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Here in Democratic Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's pitch to name a brand-new North Side high school after hometown hero Barack Obama - an otherwise winning concept - was instead greeted with scorn rather than celebration as critics wondered why City Hall overlooked the South Side, where the First Family has a home. Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett signed off on the idea months ago, unveiling splashy plans to open Barack Obama College Preparatory High School , a $60 million top-tier institution near Skinner North Classical School in the Old Town neighborhood, circa 2017.

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