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  1. Jesse Eisenberg Is A Stone(d) Cold Killer In Awesome 'American Ultra' TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    Imagine Viggo Mortensen in "A History of Violence" meets Jason Bourne meets a ton of weed. What do you get? Jesse Eisenberg's Mike Howell in " American Ultra ."

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  2. Fred Armisen, Zosia Mamet And Vanessa Bayer Are 'Golden Girls' In Jenny Lewis' New VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Switched

    You can always count on Jenny Lewis to release awesome music videos with the best celebrity cameos. Last year, the singer brought us the gender-bending " Just One of the Guys " video with Anne Hathaway and Kristen Stewart, and now she's enlisted Fred Armisen, Zosia Mamet, Vanessa Bayer and Leo Fitzpatrick to recreate her acting career in a new video.

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  3. Goodell Is Remaining On Tom Brady's Hearing Appeal And Rejects NFLPA Request To RecuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Switched

    APRIL 30: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announces that Marcus Peters of the Washington Huskies was picked #18 overall by the Kansas City Chiefs during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. NEW YORK - Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal.

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  4. The Future of America's Cities Lies in the PastRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Switched

    Take America's oldest cities, look ahead a decade and catch a glimpse of our urban past. You won't find horse-drawn carriages, steam trains or gas lamps, but you might well find the kinds of urban centers that once drew waves of immigrants: tightly settled, integrated communities with busy streets, active local commerce and small manufacturing industries.

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  5. Jay Z Responds To Tidal Criticism On TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Switched

    Jay Z attends the Tidal launch event #TIDALforALL at Skylight at Moynihan Station on March 30, 2015, in New York City. Jay Z's music- and video-streaming service Tidal has been experiencing a wave of bad press ever since its March launch .

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  6. 5 Stories You've Never Heard Before About Heath Ledger As The JokerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Switched

    Legendary makeup artist John Caglione Jr. worked closely with Heath Ledger over the course of shooting "The Dark Knight," helping the actor transform into the role that would posthumously win him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Caglione had his work cut out for him: Tasked with creating a terrifying Joker that would be distinct from all previous iterations, Caglione had to maintain Christopher Nolan's wishes for the character to be "dirty" and "realistic."

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  7. Rahm Emanuel Seeks To Avoid Second Embarrassment In Runoff ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Switched

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel took the stage in an ornate hotel ballroom in downtown Chicago one day this week where roughly 1,400 African-American women had gathered for a lunch and campaign rally. Playing to the crowd, he stressed the important role women had played in his life, his voice cracking when he got to his immigrant grandmother.

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  8. St. Patrick's Day 2015: Photos, Parade, History, Facts And Religious Significance Of The CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Switched

    MARCH 15: A member of the Lapel High School Marching Band and Guard marches during the St. Patrick's Day Parade in the South Boston neighborhood on March 15, 2015. St. Patrick's Day is best known for parades, beer, and turning rivers green, but the holiday has a long history that's more somber than its current incarnation.

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  9. Manipulated Satellite Photos Reveal A Multicolored Universe Exploding With GeometryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Switched

    "There are many ways of traveling. With the body. With the mind. Moving physically or not moving at all.

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  10. Rahm Emanuel's Office Denies Mayor Screamed At Mental Health AdvocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Switched

    Two Chicago mental health activists contend Mayor Rahm Emanuel placed himself nearly "nose to nose" with one of them in a private meeting and yelled, "You're gonna respect me!" after the pair disrupted a public meeting with the mayor. Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle, 33, and Debbie Delgado, 55, advocates with Mental Health Movement , said they were invited to speak privately with the mayor after they confronted him over the closure of mental health facilities during a Wednesday night meeting with a Wicker Park neighborhood association.

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  11. Chicago's Black Voters Key As Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia Battles To Defeat Rahm Emanuel In Mayoral RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Switched

    Winning more support from Chicago's black community, which makes up about one third of the electorate, will be essential if Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is to cause one of the biggest political upsets of recent years by defeating incumbent Rahm Emanuel in a run-off and become Chicago's first Hispanic mayor. He will need to overcome tensions between the black and Hispanic communities in the city, aggravated under the 22-year term of Mayor Richard M. Daley, which ended in 2011.

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  12. Meet The Man Who Might Make Chicago Mayoral HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Switched

    With his wife Evelyn by his side, Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia speaks to the press after casting his ballot on election day Feb. 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was dealt a surprising result in his reelection bid: Despite a massive campaign war-chest and the backing of President Barack Obama , he fell short of the number of votes he needed to avoid a runoff election against his closest rival.

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  13. When Public Officials Threaten The Reporters Just Trying To Keep Them HonestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Switched

    You'd think that Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, who holds a master's degree in broadcast journalism, would appreciate a good investigative story. Last week, Mother Jones published a piece with accusations that O'Reilly had embellished key details about his reporting on the Falklands War.

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  14. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Aims To Avoid Runoff In Push For Second TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Switched

    In a city where the voters like tough-talking politicians, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's pugnacious style is being put to the test Tuesday as he tries to win a second term without having to go through a runoff. After raising more than $15 million, or roughly quadruple the combined total of his four rivals, the former White House chief of staff is the clear favorite.

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  15. Seasonal Solutions For A Budget-Social LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Switched

    The age-old question "What do you want to do?" has plagued humanity since the dawn of civilized social interactions. When a small budget is involved, this question becomes even more daunting.

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  16. Chef Teaches Inmates At Cook County Jail How To Cook, How To LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Switched

    When it comes to getting a fresh start in life, a jail is probably just about the last place that comes to mind - particularly one as large and with as storied a past as Illinois' Cook County Jail. But a new beginning is exactly what's being served up these days in Division 11. Bruno Abate, chef and owner of Tocco , a popular Italian restaurant in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, has been teaching a cooking class to inmates.

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  17. "Let's Play Two"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Switched

    The title of this piece is no less than a ringing church bell at Christmas, the explosiveness of a cannon firing on the 4th of July with the playing of the 1812 Overture, or the words of a "saint" scribed at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago---certainly to all to those in Chicago and its neighboring towns, cities and communities, but to all baseball fans nationwide. These three words epitomized the life and times of one Ernest Banks, "Mr. Cub " after his playing days concluded.

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  18. Ernie Banks Statue Moved To Downtown Chicago For Fans To Pay TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Switched

    The statue of Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks was placed next to the Picasso statue in Daley Plaza, as baseball fans get their first chance to pay their respects, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Chicago. The city and the Cubs took the unprecedented step of taking the statue out of storage, where it was being held while the ballpark is renovated, and put it on public display away from its usual home at Wrigley Field.

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  19. The Perfect Family-Friendly Recipe Under 800 CaloriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Switched

    Like so many other parents of picky eaters, Victoria Phillips cooked two dinners every night: one with "kid foods" like chicken nuggets or macaroni and cheese, and then a more grown-up dish for her and her husband once the children had gone to bed. It had fresh vegetables and healthy proteins in it, but was finished way too late in the evening for the couple to feel nourished and relaxed after work.

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  20. How A Mother With Amputated Arms Became An Angel In Her Daughter's EyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Switched

    Martina Bacigalup o was on assignment for the United Nations in Burundi when she heard about a woman whose brother-in-law had amputated both of her arms because she had given birth to a girl instead of a boy. The story stuck with Bacigalupo.

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