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Crowd Estimate For Women's March On Chicago Grows To 50,000Under program changes announced today, Saturday's event will now begin with a rally at 10 a.m. Saturday on Columbus Drive between Jackson and Monroe.
Rare Rat Virus Confirmed In Six Illinois ResidentsIt's called the Seoul virus. Symptoms may include fever, severe headache, back and abdominal pain, chills, blurred vision, redness of the eyes, or rash.
Police Release Names Of Mob-Action Suspects In Gurnee Mall BrawlAnyone with information of the whereabouts of those sought by authorities is asked to call Gurnee police at (847) 599-7000.
Oak Forest Clarifies Council's Written Question PolicyThere is a new written policy for Oak Forest City Council meetings: All questions from the public must be put in writing.
Man Gets 49 Years For Fatal Greater Grand Crossing ShootingA north central Illinois man has been sentenced to 49 years in prison for killing one man and wounding two others in a shooting in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side in 2013.
Cop Charged In Fatal Off-Duty Shooting Released On Electronic MonitoringA Cook County judge has allowed a Chicago police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed man to go free on electronic monitoring.

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Theo Epstein's Next Act? He Can Envision Owning A Baseball Team"I love baseball," Epstein says. "I think I'll always have a passion for it."
Emma: Bears OC Dowell Loggains Must Be Critical With Self-EvaluationThe Bears finished 15th in yardage but average just 17.4 points per game, 28th in the NFL.
Report: Cubs, White Sox Games On CSN Chicago Now Available To Be Live-Streamed As WellThe news comes after MLB and NBCUniversal, CSN's parent company, completed a new deal regarding live streaming.
Gruen: John Groce's Act, Losing Ways Are Wearing Thin At IllinoisNow in his fifth year in Champaign, Groce has led the Illini to the NCAA Tournament just once.
Ozzie Guillen: No Big Leaguer Should Play Winter BallGuillen is currently managing the Tiburones his native Venezuela.
Baffoe: The Tragedy Of Sammy SosaSammy Sosa needed us to need him to be happy, and we all were for a time. Those days are long gone.

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The Two-Day Hike: What To Bring And Why To Bring ItVenturing into the great outdoors? Be prepared, stay safe and have fun with this complete itinerary!
Best Stores In Chicago For Secondhand Baby GearRemember that adorable onesie you got for your little one that they wore once before it was too suddenly too small? Try shopping second-hand for baby gear instead.
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DIY Valentine's Day GiftsLooking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift while trying to stick to a budget? These DIY presents will leave your sweetie stuck with cupid's arrow!
Best Restaurants In Chicago For Valentine's Day 2017Since Valentine's Day, 2017 falls on a Tuesday, many restaurants will offer special options over a long weekend, so snagging a cozy spot may not be that dicey.
Best Consignment Shops In Chicago To Sell Clothing And AccessoriesIs your closet close to overflowing? Sell some of the items you no longer need when you check out these consignment shops in the Chicago area.

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2017 Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor ExpoDon't miss the 2017 Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo from Jan. 26-29 at the Schaumburg Convention Center. For more information, go to sportshows.com.
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