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  1. Fire pits, ice rinks and more: Outdoor features can make backyards friendly all winterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Brandon Sun

    As fun as summer at the lake is, Sue Vanderwiel and family also make the most of their Apple River, Illinois, vacation home in the winter. That's when "it is much quieter, and we can just hang out, play games and chill, literally and figuratively."

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  2. New museum marks the "Birthplace of Country Music"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    But the Birthplace of Country Music Museum is not located in Nashville. Instead, it's in Bristol, a small town on the Tennessee-Virginia state line.

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  3. Additions that make the yard a winter hangout tooRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    This 2014 photo provided by Susan Vanderwiel shows shows the fire pit she and her family enjoy year-round at their lake house in Apple River, Ill. Vanderwiel is one of a growing number of homeowners who are using outdoor living spaces year-round thanks to features from fire pits and pizza ovens to heated floors and three-wall rooms.

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  4. Chicago seeks construction contract bids on three major loop transit infrastructure projectsRead the original story

    45 min ago | CE News

    Chicago - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the city is soliciting bid proposals for the construction contracts on three major transit infrastructure projects in the Loop the Washington-Wabash CTA station, the Central Loop Bus Rapid Transit project and the Union Station Transit Center. Combined, the projects represent a major redevelopment and modernization of transportation in downtown Chicago from Union Station to Millennium Park the benefits of which will be felt in neighborhoods throughout the city.

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  5. ShankMinds think alike: Entrepreneur Peter Shankman brings master class to PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Speaker, author and serial entrepreneur Peter Shankman is teaching a business master class in Phoenix to help entrepreneurs grow their business. His ShankMinds classes have been taught across the country for a year now, including in New York, Chicago and Miami.

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  6. Answers about lingering delays at airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Crescent-News.com

    Traffic at Chicago's two busiest airports was slowly returning to more normal levels Monday, three days after a fire at a regional air traffic control center disrupted much of the nation's air-travel system.

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  7. China's Confucius Institute regrets closure of University Of Chicago centreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    A leading U.S. university has closed a Chinese government-backed culture and research centre in a row over the terms of a renewal agreement, in a decision a Chinese official said was made before ascertaining the facts and the truth. The University of Chicago said last week it would suspend negotiations to renew the Confucius Institute on the school's campus, citing comments in the media that were "incompatible with a continued equal partnership".

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  8. Ebola Scare Prompts Health Screenings at Boston ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BiZBash Event Style News

    BizBash Live is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida. Attendees gain inspiration from the top names in events through the Event Innovation Forum, the Workshop Series, hundreds of exhibits, and more.

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  9. NFL Power RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    It's our unique Sky Sports Power Rankings, in four soccer-style divisions, and with 'promotion' and 'relegation,' as ranked by our US columnist Simon Veness. It was a great week to have a bye for those at the top of our Power Rankings.

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  10. FAA to review security, contingency plans after Chicago air traffic snarlRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

    There's now a call for an investigation into how the FAA handled the crisis. The FAA has promised to prevent it from happening again.

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  11. Most Popular Questions and Answers About Chicago's Big Air DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Skift

    Traffic at Chicago's two busiest airports was slowly returning to more normal levels Monday, three days after a fire at a regional air traffic control center disrupted much of the nation's air-travel system. The Federal Aviation Administration has temporarily assigned other controllers to oversee the airspace normally covered by the crippled suburban facility, but full service may not be restored for two weeks.

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  12. National Sales Director - Chicago - Sanctuary - Chicago...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Travel Weekly

    The Sanctuary Retreats' portfolio of luxury safari lodges and expedition ships bring the boutique experience to guests with the added promise of authenticity. Located in some of the most stunning locations in the world, each property is completely individual in its design and operated around the philosophy of "Luxury, naturally".

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  13. How to score frequent flyer milesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    Who doesn't want to fly for free? But can you really get where you want to go using your frequent-flyer miles? To find out, Consumer Reports asked staffers to try booking round-trip tickets using their frequent-flyer miles with nine programs: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Blue, Southwest, Spirit, United and US Airways. The staffers searched for a seat on the five most popular U.S. routes for flights that departed in three days, one month, and three months.

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  14. Private group to study rail service to CincinnatiRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    Private group to study rail service to Cincinnati Southwest Ohio may boost Indianapolis to Chicago passenger route Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/YIOZWR Passengers line up to board the Hoosier State train Nov. 6 at the Amtrak platform near Riehle Plaza in downtown Lafayette. While the state searches for a solution to keep the Hoosier State passenger rail line running between Indianapolis and Chicago, a grassroots organization wants to make a business case to extend the route to Cincinnati.

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  15. Stevie Wonder resurrects "Songs in the Key of Life" on arena runRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | LiveDaily News

    R&B superstar Stevie Wonder will return to the road later this year to celebrate his critically acclaimed 1976 album, "Songs in the Key of Life." The 64-year-old multi-instrumentalist will begin and end the quick journey with performances at New York City's Madison Square Garden, Nov. 6 and Dec. 6 respectively.

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  16. O'Hare Airport chaos didn't stop this show from going onRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Business Journal

    In the best of showbiz traditions, the show did go on Saturday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport , even as one of the world's busiest airfields was still reeling from the grounding of thousands of flights on both Friday and Saturday. The massive air travel disruption was caused by a fire Friday morning at a key regional air traffic control center in Aurora, IL.

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  17. U.S. FAA says reviewing contingency plans, security polices after ...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Speaking at an industry conference, Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta said the agency will not hesitate to make changes in security policies if needed. The outage affected more than 3,000 flights.

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  18. City Seeks Construction Contract Bids on Three Major Loop Transit Infrastructure ProjectsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | City of Chicago

    Major Investment to Modernize Loop Transportation Infrastructure from Union Station to Millennium Park; $150 Million in Improvements to Include Central Loop Bus Rapid Transit, Union Station Transit Center and Washington-Wabash CTA Station Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today the City is soliciting bid proposals for the construction contracts on three major transit infrastructure projects in the Loop the Washington-Wabash CTA station, the Central Loop Bus Rapid Transit project and the Union Station Transit Center. Combined, the projects represent a major redevelopment and modernization of transportation in downtown Chicago from Union Station to Millennium Park the benefits of which will be felt in neighborhoods throughout the city.

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  19. Corn Rises From Five-Year Low, Soybeans Gain on Weather ConcernsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Corn futures rebounded from a five- year low and soybeans climbed from the cheapest since 2010 on speculation that rain in the Midwest will delay the harvest in the U.S., the world's biggest grower of the crops. By midweek, showers will travel east across the Corn Belt, ending Oct. 4, Commodity Weather Group said in a report.

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  20. FAA to review facilities after Chicago air-traffic snarlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    FAA to review facilities after Chicago air-traffic snarl The head of the Federal Aviation Administration spoke to the Air Traffic Controllers Association on Monday. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/YGaIPk Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta speaks Nov. 5, 2013, during a news conference at the Transportation Department in Washington.

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