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  1. FLASHBACK: Scream Real Loud for Pee-wee Herman's 1988 Christmas SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ETonline

    ... TV screen to say hello. Magic Johnson plays "Connect the Christmas Dots." Oprah calls Pee-wee's tin-can phone from Chicago. And then there's cutting-edge diva Grace Jones, who arrives in a shipping crate--and an avant-garde fur-and-rubber ...

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  2. Excited One Direction fans go into overdrive after Liam Payne takes ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    PICTURED: The father-of-two New York cop and his newly-wed partner who were 'assassinated' as they sat in their squad car on their first day in new Brooklyn precinct 'I'm putting wings on pigs today': NY cop killer shot his girlfriend then BRAGGED on Instagram that he was going to get revenge for Eric Garner and Mike Brown before launching deadly attack and finally killing himself Saluting the fallen: Hundreds of NYPD staff pay their respects as bodies of two 'executed' police officers are driven past in ambulances Police officers turn their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he is accused of having 'blood on his hands' over anti-police sentiments Autopsy report of mayor shot dead by his 'battered' wife reveals how she suffered 'over 20 years of physical abuse' and would be dragged into his bed by her hair Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's teenage son is recovering from injuries after ... (more)

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  3. One Direction play high school dancers in ugly tracksuits as they...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    PICTURED: The father-of-two New York cop and his newly-wed partner who were 'assassinated' as they sat in their squad car 'I'm putting wings on pigs today': NY cop killer shot his girlfriend then BRAGGED on Instagram that he was going to get revenge for Eric Garner and Mike Brown before launching deadly attack and finally killing himself Police officers turn their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he is accused of having 'blood on his hands' over anti-police sentiments President Obama 'unconditionally condemns' the killing of two New York City police officers at the start of his 17-day Hawaii vacation New deadly illness discovered in Kansas: Tick-borne disease named the 'Bourbon Virus' is believed to be behind mysterious death of farmer Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's teenage son is recovering from injuries after 'being mugged and put in a chokehold by two men' near the family's ... (more)

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  4. Hard Rock Int'l Announces Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife Welcomes Second...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Hotel Interactive

    ... by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Biloxi, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Palm Springs and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Asuncion and ...

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  5. Tina Fey Parodies NPR In Flawless Vintage Improv SketchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Switched

    As though we needed yet another reminder of Tina Fey's pre-"Saturday Night Live"/"Mean Girls"/"30 Rock" comedic genius, Chicago's Second City has us covered once again. This week, the comedy school where Fey and so many other greats got their starts released freshly unearthed footage of Fey , along with Rachel Dratch, Scott Adsit and others, hilariously spoofing National Public Radio in an incredible 1997 clip.

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  6. farleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    THIS DAY IN 1997: Comedian Chris Farley was found dead in his apartment in Chicago of a cocaine and morphine overdose. He was 33. 1964: Funeral services were held in Chicago for singer Sam Cooke, who had been shot and killed in Los Angeles.

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  7. Marielle Brinda: Filmmaker who grew up in Elyria trying to kickstart her dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Cleveland.com

    ... to get this one into film festivals and use it as my calling card." Brinda studied filmmaking at Columbia College in Chicago and moved to the Los Angeles area in 2007. She worked for a post-production company as an assistant sound and video editor, ...

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  8. Roger's Year in Music 2014, No. 15: Now, by Chicago.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NA Confidential

    ... strap in, and enjoy the ride for what it is, and what it's becoming? And so yes, for this guy, who's been a fan of Chicago since somewhere around Chicago II (the age of 10, or thereabouts), and is quite familiar with personnel changes and the litany ...

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  9. Must See: Car Salesmen Parody SNL's "D*ck in a Box."Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WASH-FM

    Do you remember the hilarious Saturday Night Live Digital Short, Dick In A Box , starring Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg? Now, eight years later, a Chicago car dealership has spoofed it as "Keys in a Box."

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  10. DVR Alert: Into the Woods' James Corden to Visit Tonight's Seth Meyers on NBCRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... ) who has put a curse on them. Rob Marshall , the talented filmmaker behind the Academy Award-winning musical "Chicago" and Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: OnStranger Tides," helms the film, which is based on the Tony-winning original musical by ...

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  11. Late Night with YLDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Chicago Jewish Community

    ... at the seventh annual JUF's Young Leadership Division (YLD) Big Event Fundraiser on Saturday night at the Sheraton Chicago. Lustig's poem ( watch Lustig perform "I am Jewish" here ) speaks to the complicated identity of what it is to be a young ...

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  12. Tour Dates | Wilco Announces Southern RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | JamBase

    Wilco just wrapped up a six-night Wilco Winterlude residency in Chicago and has started to look forward towards 2015. The band has just announced a short Southern run scheduled for the spring.

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  13. Andrea Bocelli comes to Rosemont during U.S. tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Herald

    ... tour Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Stops on the tour will include Houston, Texas; Dallas; Chicago, at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on Saturday, Dec. 13; and Detroit, with the final show at Madison Square Garden in New York ...

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  14. DDB Promotes State Farm's Other ServicesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Agency Spy

    DDB Chicago is taking a break from reviving old Saturday Night Live characters to remind viewers that State Farm offers financial services, life and home insurance. Two weeks ago, DDB Chicago launched the campaign with the sentimental spot "Never" , depicting a man who says he'll never get married getting married, having kids, moving to the suburbs and buying a minivan.

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  15. Barack and Michele's love story headed for the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | In-depth Africa

    ... and "Black Snake Moan." Michelle and Barack's love story started at the prestigious Sidley & Austin law firm in Chicago where she was a 25-year-old attorney and he was a 27-year-old summer associate. On meeting the man who would become her husband, ...

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  16. Now Trending: Public washrooms are not as dirty as you think, says studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Globe and Mail

    As reported in The New York Times , a new study has concluded that public restrooms are no more hotbeds for germs than any other commonly-used public facility. To reach that startling conclusion, a research team from the University of Chicago recently disinfected two men's and two women's washrooms and then reopened them for public usage.

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  17. Andrea Bocelli Talks Opera and FatherhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WebProNews

    ... first performance was at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The tour will take him to Houston, Texas; Dallas; Chicago; and Detroit, with his last stop at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 17th. If you're unable to catch Andrea ...

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  18. 'SNL' takes on Ferguson protests: Watch sketch cut for timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... Jones, who appears onscreen just to say traffic's bad. Later on, they cut to her again-but this time Jones is in Chicago, not St. Louis. "I am not coming back!" she says once Strong notices where she is. "We should have done that," Strong and ...

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  19. 'Yes Please' to PoehlerRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | The University News

    ... difficulty in apologizing and asking for forgiveness. The pages of this book include stories on Poehler's life in Chicago and New York, the beginnings of "Parks and Recreation", her life as a mother of two young boys, and more. It's a fun insight ...

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  20. Nielsen: 9 million viewers for a Peter Pan LiveaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | WWLP

    ... half hour so that 7 million people were watching the final scenes. One of its television competitors was a Dallas-Chicago NFL game. The musical made a social media splash, however. Twitter said there were 457,000 tweets sent out about the show while ...

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