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

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  2. When Public Officials Threaten The Reporters Just Trying To Keep Them HonestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  3. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Aims To Avoid Runoff In Push For Second TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | 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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  4. 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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  5. Chef Teaches Inmates At Cook County Jail How To Cook, How To LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | 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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  6. "Let's Play Two"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Japan's Taiga Ishikawa Aims To Become His Country's Only Openly Gay Parliament MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Switched

    TO GO WITH by Harumi OzawaThis photo taken on June 2, 2012 shows Koyuki Higashi holding hands with her partner Hiroko during an interview with AFP in Tokyo. Despite the increasing tolerance of gay marriage in much of the developed world, especially in Europe, and a gradual acceptance of the issue in more liberal states in the US, the subject is not on the radar in Japan or in many parts of Asia.

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  11. Sandy Hook Anniversary Vigils Shine Light On A Nation Plagued By Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Switched

    This Sunday marks two years since 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 children and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, before turning his gun on himself. For the loved ones of gun violence victims across America, the anniversary of the tragedy serves as a grim reminder of how little has changed since then.

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  12. Protests Over Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision Shut Down Major Chicago RoadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Switched

    As protesters nationwide took to the streets Thursday night in continued demonstrations against the grand jury decision this week not to indict the New York City police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, protests in Chicago took on an especially impassioned tone as hundreds of demonstrators temporarily blocked multiple major roadways. Protests began around 5 p.m. in the Loop, the city's business district, and lasted for several hours, as participants briefly marched onto the Dan Ryan Expressway before walking up Michigan Avenue and later onto Lake Shore Drive, where protesters temporarily shut down both directions of the major roadway.

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  13. Woman Shot By Ex-Boyfriend At Chicago Nordstrom Store DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Switched

    Chicago police secure the Wabash and Grand Avenues entrance to the Nordstrom store on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, where two people were shot Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. CHICAGO, Nov 29 - A Nordstrom worker shot by her former boyfriend in a Chicago store died on Saturday, police sources said.

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  14. REPORTS: Shooting At Chicago Nordstrom Leaves 1 Dead, 1 InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Switched

    One man is reportedly dead and a woman critically injured in a shooting at a Nordstrom store in Chicago on Friday night. UPDATE: Chicago Fire Dept.

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  15. You'll Go Cuckoo For This Gigantic Clock Carved Out Of A Single TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Switched

    Designed by Nicolas Gros and carved by chainsaw sculptor J. Chester Armstrong, the 24-foot-high, 7,000-pound clock is being shown off around the Northwest to reinforce Travel Portland's " Portland Is Happening Now " tourism campaign. Travel Portland's Megan Conway told The Huffington Post that ad agency Weiden + Kennedy came up with the idea for a clock in the summer.

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  16. These Adorable Beagles Got A Second Chance, But Their Story Is Part Of A Much Bigger ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Switched

    On Wednesday, a CBS affiliate in Chicago shared the story of four beagles getting a new lease on life after being released from unnamed research labs into the care of the Beagle Freedom Project, an animal advocacy group. The four beagles -- Casper, Jack, Bandit and Sparky -- were freed in April and were fostered and ultimately adopted by families in the Chicago area.

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  17. Crews Have Been Pulling Zombies Out Of Lake MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Switched

    Rescue crews in Chicago have been hard at work pulling zombies out of Lake Michigan after a Halloween barge sank off Navy Pier on Oct. 31. The roughly 50 zombies on the boat have continued to surface throughout the week, WGN reports. "It's an unbelievable amount of effort from painters to costume makers," owner John LaFlamboy told WGN Wednesday, estimating the investment in the barge to be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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  18. Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco Talks Labels, Immigration And The First Time He Felt AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Switched

    When poet Richard Blanco took to the podium to read his poem "One Today" at President Barack Obama's second inauguration, he became the first immigrant, first Latino and first openly gay poet to hold the honor. But perhaps more importantly to 46-year-old Blanco, who was born to his Cuban parents in Spain but moved to the United States when he was just 45 days old, that historic day marked the first time he felt genuinely American.

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  19. Abandoned Puppy Left For Dead Now Recovering -- And Enjoying A Bit Of Viral FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Switched

    On Oct. 30, staff at the South Suburban Humane Society in Chicago Heights, Illinois, were heartbroken when a good Samaritan dropped off a 3-month-old puppy he'd found abandoned inside a milk crate near his house. The puppy was near death , and his prognosis was not good, according to a shelter Facebook post.

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  20. Stewart Mills Loses To Incumbent Rick Nolan In Minnesota Congressional RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Switched

    The Associated Press is projecting that Rep. Don Young will win re-election as Alaska's only member of Congress. Voters in South Portland, Maine, the state's fourth-largest city, approved a measure that removes all legal penalties for possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults.

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