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  1. How prominent Chicagoans handled their first tweetRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Today is Twitter's 8th birthday, marked by the first tweet ever sent, a short introduction from Chairman Jack Dorsey at 3:50 p.m. on March 21, 2006.

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  2. Do our icy winters and sweltering summers make us the toughest?Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicagoans suffer through low lows and high highs as the seasons change. But do we have to deal with the worst of both ends? During this season of multiple polar vortices, we Chicagoans have been told more than once to suck it up.

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  3. Pet coke only the latest pollution threat on the Southeast sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Mounds of pet coke can be seen on the property of KCBX Terminals on Chicago's Southeast side.

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  4. Louder Than A Bomb 2014 Indy finalsRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Held at the historic Playhouse Theater, this final Individual -- a.k.a. INDY-- competition is the culmination of month-long slam events.

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  5. Chicago's native numbersRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Tracy Miller noticed something about Chicago when she moved here nine years ago.

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  6. Gulp! How Chicago gobbled its neighborsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Editor's note: There's plenty going on in this post: We're answering a question , but we're also asking you to help complete our investigation by picking which city's story of resistance to Chicago annexation we should tell next.

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  7. City says it will invest more than $1 billion in housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will present a five-year housing plan to city council on Wednesday that calls for investing $1.3 billion to produce or preserve 41,000 units of housing.

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  8. Frigid temps put twists in Three Kings DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Panaderia Nuevo Leon is famous for its Three Kings "roscas." Today, on what should have been one of the busiest days of the year, the cold kept the bakery nearly empty.

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  9. How one Chicago mail carrier handles the coldRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Victor Austin has been delivering mail for 20 years. He says he doesn't mind extremes of hot or cold.

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  10. Chicago's Drake Hotel loses iconic pink neon signRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    This year, visitors may notice one sign of change. The hotel's historic sign, all bright pink neon and gothic script, has been renovated.

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  11. Chicago still a deep dish town? FuhgeddabouditRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Here in the sensitive Second City, Daily Show host Jon Stewart's recent rant against Chicago-style deep dish pizza continues to reverberate.

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  12. Cabbies worry referendum could kill fare hikeRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago cab fares have not kept pace with inflation, so many taxi drivers have been lobbying for a rate increase.

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  13. How to survive a Chicago winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Our springs begin late with constant drizzle, melting in to hot summers that end too soon.

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  14. Chicago Walmart workers protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicagoans joined in the thousands of planned national protests against Walmart on Black Friday to demand higher wages from the big-box retail chain.

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  15. The rules of FriendsgivingRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    With Thanksgiving just a couple of days away, many Chicagoans are already preparing to travel home and spend time with their respective families, whether they be tucked away in the suburbs or scattered across the United States.

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  16. Feds may be looking to Northwest Indiana for detention facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    With the passage of anti-illegal immigration laws in recent years, Indiana might be considered prime real estate for the federal government to house a detention center to process and detain illegal immigrants.

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  17. Chicago's culinary traditions beyond pizzaRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Last week, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart went on a hilarious rant about his disdain for Chicago-style deep dish pizza, and Chicagons reacted not so much in anger, but dismay.

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  18. Reporters lament possible loss of Billy Goat TavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Owner Sam Sianis behind the register of his famous tavern. "We're not going to move," he said Tuesday.

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  19. Learning to love dive barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Are the drinks priced well? Are the seats comfortable? Are the people more than decent? A great neighborhood bar - a great dive bar in particular - is especially enjoyable on weekdays, when raucousness is abandoned for quiet and a night cap.

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  20. Chicagoan who always felt different learns whyRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2013 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    She had vague memories and dreams of hospital visits, and there were things about her body she couldn't explain.

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