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  1. 15 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Brazilian Portuguese Online Grocery Store is located at 5009 Fox Trotter Way, Elk Grove, by appointment only. For appointments, call 509-9130 or email Junior at .


  2. Pair of One Direction concert tickets donated to Marion teenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KCRG

    Brett Wheeler, a 15-year-old Marion High student, smiles Wednesday after being given two tickets to the One Direction concert in Chicago this August. Born at 23 weeks, Brett Wheeler of Marion, 15, has gone though several medical challenges.


  3. Ground broken on Intermodal facility at O'Hare International AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Legal Record

    The intermodal facility is part of a $782 million capital improvement project that will create nearly 3,000 jobs during construction. The intermodal facility is part of a $782 million capital improvement project that will create nearly 3,000 jobs during construction.


  4. Northwestern Raising Stipends for Ph.D. and MFA StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Daniel Linzer announced today that beginning this fall, the base stipend paid to Ph.D. and MFA students in The Graduate School will increase to $29,000 a year from the current $22,992. The University is investing $6.25 million in additional funds annually for this raise in the level of the stipend.


  5. Memorial Day: Two Names that MatterRead the original story

    May 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    Today, one of my favorite children emailed me to indicate that he had finished up the Grand Tour of Europe. Well, that's not exactly what he said, but he simply sent an email with a link to Wikipedia explaining the history of the Grand Tour and how it was the 18th-Century alternative to boredom for the British nobility and noble wannabes.


  6. Mark Brown: Law school grad is Exhibit A for why Obama immigration policy worksRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Irakere Picon graduated recently from the Northern Illinois University College of Law with an award for his commitment to public interest law. Three years ago, Irakere Picon was an anxious first-year Northern Illinois University law school student who didn't know whether he'd ever be allowed to practice law because of his immigration status.


  7. Northampton woman to cycle from city to San Francisco to raise $5K for Food Bank of WMassRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Northampton native Kayla Strom and fellow University of Vermont graduate Cameron Nevin will begin biking from Northampton to San Francisco on June 1 in hopes of raising $5,000 for the Western Massachusetts Food Bank. NORTHAMPTON -- Kayla Strom's first involvement with the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts was cutting flowers and picking vegetables at the organization's farm as a child.


  8. LITH Police to Sit on Dunkin' Donuts Rooftop for Special Olympics FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    On Friday, May 29, from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m., officers will perch themselves on the rooftop of the Dunkin Donuts throughout the state to heighten awareness and raise money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Illinois . Here is a look at where local police officers will be taking part in the annual "Cop on Rooftop" fund-raising event: Police officers are scheduled to cover more than 170 Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to raise awareness and donations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run - an intrastate relay with more than 3,000 police officers covering 1,500 miles - to benefit Special Olympics.


  9. Big Jones' Historic (and Groundbreaking) Take on Southern Food in ChicagoRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Eater

    Paul Fehribach had me at circa - as in "Old Virginia fried steak, circa 1824." The Southern menu at Big Jones, Fehribach's restaurant in Chicago, includes a few modern standards like pimento cheese and shrimp and grits but also many rarities inspired directly from period cookbooks and texts.


  10. NFL's use of Chicago park for draft, pegged at nearly $1 million, cost league nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ArcaMax Publishing

    Those who attended the 2015 NFL draft and outdoor fan festival in downtown Chicago nearly four weeks ago aren't the only ones who got to take advantage of the action for free. The Chicago Park District waived a $937,500 rental fee to use Grant Park and nearby parkland, according to documents released to the Chicago Tribune under a public records request.


  11. CHF to Close Spring Season with Judy Blume & Judd ApatowRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    The Chicago Humanities Festival will close out its Spring 2015 season with two literary events in June, featuring writers Judy Blume and Judd Apatow . On Wednesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. at Francis W. Parker School, CHF and the Chicago Tribune will welcome literary icon and number one New York Times bestselling author Judy Blume to talk about her new novel, In the Unlikely Event , with Chicago Tribune columnist Heidi Stevens.


  12. Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef Du Jour Returns to Taste of Chicago with James Beard Award Recognized ChefsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | City of Chicago

    As Chicago continues to emerge as a world leader in culinary excellence, the city's premier food festival Taste of Chicago once again highlights acclaimed Chicago chefs as part of the Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour . This year's line-up features James Beard Award recognized chefs including past winners, nominees and semifinalists.


  13. How To Properly Use Jagermeister in CocktailsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    I am a Chicago-based freelance writer, covering cocktails, food, travel, and adventures of all kinds. My work has appeared in USA Today Travel, and Midwest Living.


  14. Airline Escapes Peanut Allergy ClaimsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    United Airlines made an emergency landing when a passenger's allergy to peanuts - served to someone else - threatened her life, but her claims are preempted by the Airline Deregulation Act, a federal judge ruled. Alison Gleason sued United Airlines in 2013, seeking $500,000 in damages for negligence in exposing her to peanuts during a 2011 flight from Orlando to Chicago.


  15. GroupBy Inc. Showcasing E-commerce Product, Searchandiser With Google At IRCE Chicago 2015Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    "We're thrilled to participate in IRCE and discuss our key strategies to provide retailers with the ability to offer their customers a highly relevant online shopping experience with dynamic, real-time search and merchandising capabilities." Searchandiser powers many of the world's top retailers' online experiences, and allows merchandisers to guide and influence their customers with easy to use merchandising rules and templates that provide control over the entire user experience.


  16. Report: iOS 9 Maps will finally bring mass transit select citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Macworld UK

    For iPhone users living in a big city where public transportation is oftentimes the quickest way to get around, navigating using Apple's Maps app has been less than ideal. For iPhone users living in a big city where public transportation is oftentimes the quickest way to get around, navigating using Apple's Maps app has been less than ideal.


  17. Ford Airport adding seats to meet summer demandRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is among airports across the country adding seats to accommodate passengers as U.S. air travel is expected to reach an all-time high. A new report estimates 222 million passengers will fly on U.S. airlines from June to August, which is up 4.5 percent from last year.


  18. Cook County news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Legal Record

    Service on the Yellow Line has been temporarily suspended due to a track condition. Shuttle buses are available to provide connecting service through the affected area.


  19. Fabiola Santiago: Artistic freedom takes a holiday in Havana biennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    ART IN HAVANA?: People sit on deck chairs on an artificial beach as a bride and groom ride a classic American convertible car on the Malecon in Havana, Cuba. The artificial beach is part of a collective artistic intervention named Behind The Wall for the 2015 Havana Biennial,which started on May 22 and runs through June 22. If the Havana Biennial is a test of rapprochement, U.S.-Cuba relations might be cooling on the diplomacy front, but the big chill remains where it has always been: freedom of expression.


  20. AP Pair Offended That Some CEOs Are Paid As Well As Elite EntertainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Seldom does one see such an obvious betrayal of reporters' biased mindsets as the one found in the opening paragraph of an Associated Press report earlier today on CEO pay at major U.S. publicly-held companies. According to the AP's Steve Rothwell and Ryan Nakashima, that entertainers, whose incomes are derived from leveraging special physical and artistic talents, deserve all the money they can get their hands on.