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  1. Prospects for rebuilt Cubs more exciting than renovated Wrigley FieldRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | ChicagoSports.com

    The new video board flashes a test pattern as crews continue to work on the renovations to Wrigley Field on April 3, 2015. The new video board flashes a test pattern as crews continue to work on the renovations to Wrigley Field on April 3, 2015.

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  2. Cardinal George released from hospital, 'feeling much better'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Cardinal Francis George returned home Friday after being hospitalized last week for hydration and pain management issues and "is feeling much better," the Archdiocese of Chicago announced. George was released after "the causes that required his admission, dehydration and pain management, have been successfully addressed and he is feeling much better," a spokeswoman for the archdiocese said in a statement issued Friday evening.

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  3. Officials warn about canine flu outbreak after 5 dogs die in Chicago areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Perdita, a 4-month-old Dalmatian owned by Tom Tomczyk, meets a group of dogs July 3, 2014, near Oak Street Beach in Chicago. Health officials are warning pet owners to keep their dogs away from social areas because of a canine flu outbreak.

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  4. Chicago park expected to be renamed for Hadiya PendletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Hadiya Pendleton's 11-year-old cousin Jahlil Pettis shows a photograph of Pendleton, right, with her mother Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton outside her South Side home. Hadiya Pendleton's 11-year-old cousin Jahlil Pettis shows a photograph of Pendleton, right, with her mother Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton outside her South Side home.

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  5. Judge: Harvey must pay $7.3 million to police pension fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The cash-strapped city of Harvey has been dealt another financial blow after a Cook County judge found the suburb owes more than $7.3 million to its police pension fund after neglecting to make payments for nearly a decade. In an order filed Friday, Circuit Judge Kathleen Pantle wrote that the city owes payments to the fund for the 2007- 2014 fiscal years, despite a settlement agreement Harvey entered in 2008 after the pension board sued over unpaid funds.

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  6. Money pouring into race in new 2nd WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Brian Hopkins, left, and Alyx Pattison were the top vote-getters in the first-round contest in February for the open seat in the redrawn 2nd Ward. They'll compete again April 7, 2015, in the runoff.

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  7. PetSmart will close 3 Chicago pet hotels, citing dog fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Chewy, a Pomeranian-Shih Tzu-poodle mix puppy, greets customers at the cash register at PetSmart in Victoria, Texas, on Monday, Sep. 24, 2007. Chewy, a Pomeranian-Shih Tzu-poodle mix puppy, greets customers at the cash register at PetSmart in Victoria, Texas, on Monday, Sep. 24, 2007.

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  8. Chicago businessmen follow promise of medical marijuanaRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Young plants stand under grow lamps at the Pioneer Production and Processing marijuana growing facility in Arlington, Wash. Late one Saturday night, Rob Sampson had a confrontation with his 15-year-old daughter about marijuana.

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  9. Giordano's opening at Navy Pier next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The pizza chain's CEO Yorgo Koutsogiorgas competed for the spot through a formal application process and learned of his win in November, he said. Giordano's investor Victory Park Capital now has a $51 million credit facility to help the stuffed pizza chain work on growth plans, including continued expansion outside the Chicago area, the firm said Wednesday.

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  10. Teen who mugged Rahm Emanuel's son avoids charge he lied about identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A North Side teen recently convicted in the robbery of Mayor Rahm Emanuel 's son will not face trial on a charge that he lied about his identity to Chicago police during his arrest, authorities said Thursday. Cook County prosecutors dropped an obstruction charge related to providing police with a false name against the teen, who was sentenced last month to three years of probation for his role in the robbery of Zach Emanuel, according to Sally Daly, a spokeswoman for State's Attorney Anita Alvarez.

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  11. Prosecutors: 7-Eleven robber told investigators 'I was just trying to feed my kids'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Jamie Branch, left, and Mitchell Thomas were charged in the armed robbery of a convenience store in the 500 block of North Halsted Street on Friday, March 27, 2015. Jamie Branch, left, and Mitchell Thomas were charged in the armed robbery of a convenience store in the 500 block of North Halsted Street on Friday, March 27, 2015. 1 comment

  12. Emanuel and Garcia scour city for votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia held dueling rallies and both made appearances before an African-American women's convention on Saturday as they scour the city for votes ahead of the April 7 runoff election. Following various musical acts and the Jesse White tumblers, Emanuel delivered a speech before a predominantly black audience of nearly 500 at the Harold Washington Cultural Center in Bronzeville.

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  13. Wrigley rooftop owner indicted on fraud charges in alleged $600,000 schemeRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The owner of the Skybox on Sheffield rooftop club has been charged with fraud for not paying the Cubs, Illinois, Chicago and Cook County, federal prosecutors said. The owner is accused of under-reporting attendance and revenue.

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  14. Chicago woman dies in morning crash in East ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A 51-year-old Chicago woman died Saturday morning in a fiery car crash on the closed Cline Avenue southbound Riley Road exit, according to the Lake County Coroner's office. Coroner's investigators were dispatched at 10:30 a.m. to south of 129th Avenue north of Riley Road in East Chicago were they found Zohra Hussain, 51, of the 6100 block of N. Kedvale Avenue in Chicago.

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  15. Old Esquire Theater sells for $176MRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The Esquire Theater was built in 1938 and ended operation as a movie theater in 2006. The dining room and multistory wine cellar of Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse inside the old Esquire Theater.

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  16. Michigan Avenue south of river coming into its ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The building that housed a Walgreen's at 300 N. Michigan Ave., awaits a new tenant. David's Tea at 151 N. Michigan Ave. The location also houses Lids, Garrett Popcorn and Protein Bar.

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  17. Manager of Chicago rapper Lil Durk slain on South SideRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in a car outside a restaurant in the 8400 block of South Stony Island Avenue early Friday morning. A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in a car outside a restaurant in the 8400 block of South Stony Island Avenue early Friday morning. 1 comment

  18. Homeless man dies from being hit by car in NorthlakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    William C. Jensen, 49, whose last known address was the 3200 block of West Arthington Street in Chicago, was found lying in Lake Street just east of Railroad Avenue at 12:37 a.m. March 15. "L" trains on the Loop elevated structure were stopped briefly this afternoon when a person fell onto the tracks, according to the CTA. "L" trains on the Loop elevated structure were stopped briefly this afternoon when a person fell onto the tracks, according to the CTA.

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  19. Nightclub owner given 1 1/2 years in prison in corruption schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    To his family and friends, longtime Chicago nightclub owner Stanley Wozniak is like the Jimmy Stewart character from "It's a Wonderful Life," a decent man who has made up for his mistakes by touching lives through charitable works and good cheer. But then there's the other Stanley Wozniak, the one caught on secret FBI recordings talking excitedly about how a scheme to bribe two Cook County officials would "make our f------ Christmas" and how the financial windfall would allow him to finally buy a vacation home in Costa Rica.

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  20. Garcia wants $15 minimum wage at CPS, but won't say how to pay for itRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia walks across Madison Street on Wednesday to join the Chicago Teachers Union and Fight for 15 at a press conference to call for an increase in the minimum wage for Chicago Public School employees. Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia walks across Madison Street on Wednesday to join the Chicago Teachers Union and Fight for 15 at a press conference to call for an increase in the minimum wage for Chicago Public School employees.

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