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  1. Chilling tale of Hartman's killer wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    ... " Rita Ora (pictured) dropped by Giuliana and Bill Rancic's new restaurant for a post-show chow last week in Chicago. "Californication" star Heather Graham was spotted at Sushi Samba, where she and financier Michael Clofine sipped Pinot Grigio while ...

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  2. Making Offers No One Can RefuseThe Five Families of Austin improv go...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Austin Chronicle

    ... is what was said: Austin Chronicle: I hear that the improv scene in other cities is not like this. In New York, in Chicago, in L.A. even though there's some interaction there, it's a lot more competitive, a lot more tooth and claw. What is it that ...

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  3. Gimme Five: Danny Seraphine on '25 or 6 to 4,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... there's a notable distinction between the two, separated by some 45 years. The drummer and composer co-founded Chicago Transit Authority in the late 1960s, helping guide it through a name change to Chicago even as the group built a reputation for ...

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  4. Rich TalaricoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... early Nineties. "I was a college dropout doing stand-up comedy and community theatre. I had no choice but to go to Chicago to pursue comedy at Second City," he quips. "Moved there to take classes for a year. Stayed almost 10." His first improv ...

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  5. Feel the inspiration with the 'Chicago Experience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Chicago, aka the "Windy City", has a well-earned reputation for producing a number of the world's greatest bands and artists.

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  6. Tim SlagleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | City Pages

    Although he was born and raised in Detroit, and is now living in Chicago, Tim Slagle has connections to the Minneapolis comedy scene.

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  7. Wednesday music picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Austin American Statesman

    ... with a Long Center show. a Many of the original band members from both groups including Peter Cetera who left Chicago in the mid-'80s are missing, but Chicago and REO Speedwagon will soft rock your socks off at the Cedar Park Center. a Jamie XX , ...

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  8. State Farm Enlists SNL FavoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | MediaPost

    State Farm is launching four TV spots featuring Saturday Night Live characters Hans and Franz Featuring actors Kevin Nealon, Dana Carvey and Rob Schneider, the campaign from DDB Chicago launched earlier this week with a high-profile placement during the MTV Video Music Awards.

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  9. Second City brings legendary comedy troupe to NIURead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | De Kalb Midweek

    DeKALB – Chicago comedy powerhouse The Second City is opening up its vaults to celebrate 55 years of laughter.

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  10. Canadian-born SNL star Phil Hartman getting Hollywood starRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | JAM! Showbiz

    ... of his wife, who then shot herself. You Might Remember Me: the Life and Times of Phil Hartman, written by longtime Chicago Sun-Times arts and entertainment writer Mike Thomas, will be released Sept. 23 but has already garnered some excellent ...

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  11. DDB Revives Rob Schneider's Career for State FarmRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Agency Spy

    ... Thursday campaign for Twix would fill our 90s nostalgia quotient for the month. But a coming campaign created by DDB Chicago to promote State Farm promises to pack in more former Saturday Night Live stars than an Adam Sandler movie. Unfortunately, ...

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  12. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Beg Each Other to Run for PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Government Executive

    ... is going to run for president in 2016? The mutual fawning continued after the interview at an event afterward in Chicago, where according to the Associated Press , Ryan teased Romney, who has twice run for the White House, that "the third time's the ...

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  13. Mitt Romney accepts ice-bucket challenge from Utahn with ALSRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Challenge. Romney posted the video on his Facebook page early Friday. It shows him standing on the rooftop of a Chicago building, wearing a dark blue suit with a red tie and his always-present American Flag pin. He thanked Utahn Creighton Rider for ...

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  14. Landlady brings pop with jazz freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Fresno Bee

    ... in much of Asia. Caldwell is closing in on 30 years as a singer and songwriter who has penned songs for the likes of Chicago, Boz Scaggs, Peter Cetera and Amy Grant, Neil Diamond and Al Jarreau. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24 / The Painted Table, 1211 N. Wishon ...

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  15. 10 performers who cross the musical-acting divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Star Tribune

    ... She wears many crowns - rapper (she won a Grammy), jazz singer, TV talk-show host and Oscar-nominated actress for "Chicago." He's been concentrating on his band 30 Seconds From Mars with his brother Shannon (they're at the State Fair Tuesday) but he ...

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  16. Last Best Show: Chicago and REO Speedwagon at the PavilionRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Boston Herald

    ... night. Fourteen gents total! During the encore, the five current members of REO Speedwagon and the nine guys in Chicago combined to perform such enduring hits as "Keep on Loving You" and "24 or 6 to 4." It was a bit unwieldy and chaotic, with three ...

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  17. Colour My KinnickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Black Heart Gold Pants

    ... is that who I think it is? No... way. He grabs and shakes his hand vigorously . It is such an honor to meet you. Chicago was the soundtrack of my 70s. What are you doing here? Well, you know how the athletic department has gotten a bad rap for not ...

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  18. GWAR touring w/ Decapitated, Corrosion of Conformity and American SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Brooklynvegan

    Following a successful GWAR-B-Q where the Oderus-less GWAR appeared up to snuff, the remaining Scumdogs have announced they're heading back out on the road after their Riot Fest Chicago appearance in September.

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  19. Teens arrested in plot after Web activities eyedRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... monitored their Internet activities. Police reports point to a troubled relationship between a suburban Chicago woman and the daughter accused in her killing on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. A Chicago woman whose beaten body was found ...

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  20. Wife to bury Kasem in Norway, cites heritageRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | KAUZ

    Police reports point to a troubled relationship between a suburban Chicago woman and the daughter accused in her killing on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.

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