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  1. Bands named after places are, well, terribleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    ... Still, as I thought about it, Boston is a mostly tolerable compared to another band named after a major city: Chicago. Chicago, a band upsettingly named after a city I identify closely with home, is painfully awful. They're boring, schmaltzy and ...

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  2. Chicago mayor wooing Indiana businesses after RFRARead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked Indiana businesses to consider moving to Chicago after Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Emanuel's office said Monday that the mayor sent letters to about a dozen businesses in Indiana.

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  3. Donate to Kickstarter for "Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw"Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... it's a good time to revisit that most Star Trek-ian of accomplishme... Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of the ...

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  4. Donate to Kickstarter for "Mind/Game: The Uniquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw"Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... it's a good time to revisit that most Star Trek-ian of accomplishme... Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of the ...

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  5. Never Heard of Guitarist Terry Kath From the Band Chicago? He's Ah-MazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA Weekly

    ... and Kath died instantly. He was 31 years old. Kath left behind one of the most successful rock bands in history, Chicago - a group that, at the time of his death, had released 11 consecutive platinum-selling albums, and would go on to release seven ...

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  6. 'Uptown Funk' is my most inventive work till date: Mark RonsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... on a road trip to explore US driving through New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Jackson, Memphis, St Louis, Little Rock and Chicago. We thought of capturing all our experiences throughout the journey to create the album. Q. The track, Uptown Funk, has become ...

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  7. Springfield Symphony Pops Finale Revisits 70sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MassLive.com

    Music's spinning wheel turned back to the cusp of the 1970s and the heyday of horn bands Saturday as the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and the Jeans 'n Classics band and vocalists presented "Blood, Sweat, Tears, Earth, Wind, Fire, and a Little Chicago," the final offering of the SSO's current pops season. More than any Jeans 'n Classics show this season, the concert showcased individual members of the orchestra.

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  8. Woman dies after car plunges off ramp to demolished bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Police say a driver apparently was following GPS navigation when he drove off the ramp to a demolished bridge that had been closed since 2009, killing his wife. The Times of Munster reports 51-year-old Zohra Hussain of Chicago died of burns after the car caught fire following the 37-foot plunge Saturday morning onto property owned by BP.

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  9. George EzraRead the original story

    Saturday | Watersblogged

    ... Source: www.facebook.com --- Thursday, March 26, 2015 Before he hits up Metro Chicago for a SOLD OUT show, George Ezra is stopping by 101 WKQX & Jack Daniel's Studio 7. Follow the link to find out more ...

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  10. Barrel of Monkeys' the Big Wedding: Everyone Get Married Benefit Set for TodayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Barrel of Monkeys will present its annual fundraising soiree, THE BIG WEDDING: Everyone Get Married today, March 28, 2015 at The Drucker Center, 1535 N. Dayton Ave. in Chicago. This year's theme, "Everyone Get Married," is inspired by a student-written story of the same name that will be performed at the event.

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  11. Wrigley Field will rock big time to open the Major League Baseball 2015 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Business Journal

    Opening day at Wrigley Field is going to rock more than usual this year. On Apr. 5, the Chicago Cubs have the honor of officially opening the 2015 Major League Baseball season.

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  12. Fall Out Boy to perform on-field at Wrigley Field on April 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Chicago Cubs

    Major League Baseball today announced Chicago-born, award-winning rock band Fall Out Boy will headline MLB Opening Night's first-ever live musical performance as part of the pre-game festivities at Wrigley Field on Sunday, April 5. Fall Out Boy will perform three songs live on-field for fans before the Chicago Cubs host the St. Louis Cardinals in the first official game of the 2015 MLB season. The band's platinum hit - "Centuries" - also will be televised live to a national audience on Baseball Tonight , airing on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. CDT, immediately followed by the live broadcast of the Opening Night game at 8 p.m. EDT/7 p.m. CDT.

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  13. What's on TV this weekend, March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | SFGate

    ... finale of " Hart of Dixie ." Showtime will air the documentary " Dreamcatcher " at 9 p.m., about a former Chicago prostitute who helps women and girls break patterns of abuse and exploitation. The film, directed by Kim Longinotto , premiered at the ...

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  14. Baseball's Highest-Paid Players 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Forbes.com

    ... baseball players in 2015 are all pitchers. Jon Lester and Clayton Kershaw are both due $30 million from the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers, respectively. Justin Verlander will bank $28 million from the Detroit Tigers. Endorsement money pushes ...

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  15. The best and worst of the Lolla 2015 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images) Alabama Shake lead singer and guitarist Brittany Howard, performs with her band at the Chicago Theatre. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune) After tons of speculation and supposed certainty that Drake and AC/DC would be ...

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  16. Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas to Attempt to Break World Record for Largest Drag Stage Show, 4/12Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Rio de Janeiro and ...

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  17. Garth Brooks' songs light up memories for joyous Denver crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Denver Post

    ... 1996, our senior year of high school," two girlfriends sitting next to each other tell me. They grew up together in Chicago, and now one lives in Denver. "He retired, and then he came back, and we wanted to see him together again, so I flew in." ...

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  18. Garth Brooks' songs light up memories for joyous Denver crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Denver Post

    ... 1996, our senior year of high school," two girlfriends sitting next to each other tell me. They grew up together in Chicago, and now one lives in Denver. "He retired, and then he came back, and we wanted to see him together again, so I flew in." ...

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  19. Laughable Insurgent comes off like parody of young adult dystopian genreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CultureMap

    ... (Theo James), her brother Caleb (Ansel Elgort) and her rival Peter (Miles Teller). The five factions of futuristic Chicago - Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Dauntless and Erudite - are starting to splinter, and Amity gives the foursome refuge from ...

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  20. Vic Mensa submits his application for superstardom at SXSWRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Vic Mensa's 2013 mixtape Innanetape was the kind of project that creeps up on you, gradually ingratiating itself over days and weeks. In the 17 months since, Mensa has kept gradually but unmistakably building a head of steam, showing he's every bit as fascinating as fellow Chicago upstart and longtime collaborator Chance The Rapper and maybe even more likely to become a household name.

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