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  1. After year and a half, the Bully Bandit strikes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    The FBI thought the trail had long gone cold as they pursued the "Bully Bandit," who got his nickname because he would shove aside customers and scream at tellers. It had been a year and a half since he had hit more than a dozen banks.

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  2. Tropical typhoon will make Chicago area shiver next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Super Typhoon Nuri, which has been churning the Pacific Ocean with 180 mph winds, is expected to kick a couple of dents in the jet stream. And that will bring arctic air rushing into the Chicago area early in the week, with highs below freezing in some places and lows in the teens.

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  3. Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago school officials bet heavily a decade ago that exotic bond deals would save them money. Instead, a Tribune analysis found the deals are likely to add $100 million to the district's debt burden.

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  4. Selling Chicago to tech recruits: one part work, one part funRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A Google Chicago engineer builds a wall from Bloxes at the company's River North office. Linda Darragh, second from left, executive director of Northwestern's Kellogg Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative, said offices like Google are helping keep tech talent in Chicago.

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  5. George Lucas' museum proposal is needlessly massiveRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin says the designs for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum do not fit with the lakefront and the city of Chicago might consider offering a different site for the museum. Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin says the designs for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum do not fit with the lakefront and the city of Chicago might consider offering a different site for the museum.

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  6. Delays reported on Metra West Line after train hits semiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A Union Pacific West Line Metra train struck a semitruck Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, causing delays, officials said. While no injuries were reported, Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene just before 5 p.m., said Chief Juan Hernandez, department spokesman.

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  7. Dad testifies to witnessing slaying of son, an off-duty copRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Thomas Wortham III and Carolyn Wortham stand in front of a photo of their son following an announcement of the filing of a lawsuit against a Mississippi gun dealer. The Worthams' son, Chicago Police Officer Thomas Wortham IV, was killed during an off-duty robbery on the South Side.

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  8. Mr. Wallenda, welcome to a city that likes stuntsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Workers lay out a wire on the Dearborn bridge over the Chicago River on Thursday, October 30, 2014. I get nauseous just contemplating what you're about to do, but then I've been known to throw up in slow boats and I get queasy on elevators, so I understand that we don't walk through the world in the same way.

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  9. Developers riding 606 trail deeper into Northwest SideRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A pedestrian walks under the 606 trail as new construction goes up on the 1800 block of North California Avenue in Chicago. A pedestrian walks under the 606 trail as new construction goes up on the 1800 block of North California Avenue in Chicago.

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  10. Say goodbye to the Chicago Spire?Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Spire developer Garrett Kelleher and his venture partner appeared unlikely to make a required payment due Friday, based on an email his lawyer sent city officials Friday morning. This would pave the way for Related Midwest to gain control of the city's most famous plot of dirt.

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  11. Wallenda's Chicago plan: Sightsee, eat light before tightrope walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    The day before Nik Wallenda takes a tightrope walk across the Chicago River, he's planning to eat light - lots of fruit - and spend time with his family. "I am going with my family to the aquarium and enjoying the city of Chicago," he said at a news conference Friday.

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  12. Widow of officer killed in crash speaks out for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Sandra Harris, widow of Chicago police Officer David Harris, attends a ceremony Wednesday honoring her husband with her son David as well as Officer Harris' mother, Nora Harris, right. Sandra Harris, widow of Chicago police Officer David Harris, attends a ceremony Wednesday honoring her husband with her son David as well as Officer Harris' mother, Nora Harris, right.

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  13. Halloween by the numbersRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Lynn Hodson, right, of Chicago, shops for a costume for her son at Chicago Costume Company on Fullerton Avenue in Chicago on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Lynn Hodson, right, of Chicago, shops for a costume for her son at Chicago Costume Company on Fullerton Avenue in Chicago on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

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  14. Installation begins on Wallenda's tightrope over Chicago RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Terry Troffer, Nik Wallenda's father, speaks about their preparations for Wallenda to walk a tightrope between downtown Chicago buildings. Terry Troffer, Nik Wallenda's father, speaks about their preparations for Wallenda to walk a tightrope between downtown Chicago buildings.

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  15. Installation begins on Wallenda's tightropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Nik Wallenda's daring walk over the Chicago River is now less than a week away and CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports production teams are already in-place, preparing for the Sunday evening spectacle. Nik Wallenda's daring walk over the Chicago River is now less than a week away and CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports production teams are already in-place, preparing for the Sunday evening spectacle.

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  16. Cops issue alert about robberies, burglaries on Near West SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Residents on the city's Near West Side are being warned of robberies and burglaries that have happened over the last 10 days, police said. In the first, police noted robberies in the 1500 block of West 18th Street in Pilsen about 9:30 p.m. Oct. 21. The second happened two days later about 11:15 a.m. Oct. 23. That incident was in the 2000 block of South Hoyne Street in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

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  17. Officials monitoring Chicago man for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Freelance journalist Marcus DiPaola speaks from his West Loop home about being monitored for covering the Ebola outbreak in Liberia last month. He takes his temperature and reports to health officials.

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  18. New shop, website aim to demystify craft liquorRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A new Chicago company is serving up a website that aims to make craft liquor easier to buy and easier to understand. The group behind Ezra's, which opened a liquor store in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood this month, is launching an online shop that also includes what the company is calling curated content about spirits and the companies that make them.

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  19. Family: Boy's bionic arm stolen from parked carRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Samuel Luther was born without most of his left arm. While he has worn a prosthesis most of his life, it wasn't until last year that he got a bionic model that gave him more control.

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  20. Plans for Wallenda tightrope walk include bridge closures, ban on dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    As Nik Wallenda plans to arrive in Chicago on Wednesday to prepare for his tightrope walk across the Chicago River this weekend, a variety of restrictions are being announced, ranging from bridge closures to a ban on drones. Wallenda, 35, has spent the past three weeks practicing in his hometown of Sarasota, Fla., where he rehearsed on the same rigging that will be used during his stunt Sunday evening.

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