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Supporters of the United States National Soccer Team cheer during the Legends Cup soccer match, pitting retired national team players for USA and Mexico against each other, June 1, 2014 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The USA Legends defeated Mexico Legends 2-1.

Top 5 Ways To Make Americans Care About Soccer

Americans love their sports, just not soccer. With the start of the 2014 World Cup, here are 5 ways to make Americans care.

06/13/2014

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Educational Summer Activities For Kids In Chicago

The emergence of warm weather in Chicago doesn’t necessarily mean that the process of learning should be put on hold. Continue stimulating your child’s mind during the summer and ensure they don’t forget all that was learned during the year.

06/13/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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School’s Out: Ways To Beat Summertime Boredom

Don’t let the summertime blues get you down. There are lots of ways to beat that boredom if you just let your creativity soar. Here are a few fun ideas to get you started.

06/09/2014

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Best Activities To Celebrate Father’s Day In Chicago

From a beer and barbecue boat ride to an arts festival, you and your dad can have a great weekend together while celebrating Father’s Day.

06/06/2014

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5 Best Club Of The Month Gifts For Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, sign up the world’s most perfect papa for a monthly club that will remind him of your affection and tickle his fancy all year long. Here are five clubs he will actually be happy to get signed up for.

06/01/2014

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5 Summer Jobs That Will Look Good On Your College Application

For those students hoping to push their application to the top of the ever-growing heap, prior work experience can be a big plus. The right job history can up any candidate’s profile and turn hopeful applicants into freshmen.

06/01/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Dad This Father’s Day

Is your dad into thrillers, mysteries, music legends or even great beer? This Father’s Day, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has him covered with great books that would make the perfect gift for any dad.

06/01/2014

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Best Spots For Picnics In Chicago

Finding the perfect spot to picnic in Chicago is essential when some rest and relaxation are needed. Both families and couples will enjoy these best spots for picnics in Chicago.

05/30/2014

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Best Cheap Activities To Do With Kids In Chicago

Are you looking for free or nearly-free activities to do with your kids in the Chicago area this summer? Then check out what’s available in the Windy City and suburbs.

05/23/2014

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Best Public Pools In Chicago

Grab your towel and sunscreen and get ready for fun in the sun by heading to one of these public swimming pools in Chicago.

05/16/2014

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How To Celebrate Memorial Day In Chicago

Memorial Day is more than just a day of remembrance for fallen heroes. For many Chicagoans, it is the first real celebration to mark the warm season. Celebrate this meaningful holiday by participating in a Memorial Day weekend event that can quickly turn into a yearly tradition.

05/09/2014

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Five Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day In Chicago

Instead of booking a table for brunch this Mother’s Day, celebrate with your mom in style with these five ideas in the Chicago area.

05/02/2014

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Spend Mother’s Day Celebrating With Grandma

Don’t forget to show Grandma some love on Mother’s Day this year. Here are some great activities and crafts to show Grandma just how much you care.

04/27/2014

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Best Parks To Walk Your Dog In Chicago

Whether it’s downtown living and missing out on open spaces or just a designated area at a park, dog owners have a multitude of options for walking their dogs in Chicago. Check out some parks that feature dog-friendly amenities and make the dog-walking chore much more enjoyable.

04/25/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: How To Start Your Dream Garden

Where should you go for gardening advice in the Chicago area? A gardening expert gives the scoop on how to set up your Chicago garden this spring.

04/18/2014

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Best Easter Egg Hunts In Chicago

Celebrate Easter with the kiddos at one of these Easter egg events throughout Chicagoland. Here’s a round up of a few egg hunts and happenings this weekend.

04/17/2014

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Best Easter Events For Kids In Chicago

While Easter may not get all of the glory in children’s eyes like Christmas and Halloween, it can definitely become one of your child’s favorite holidays. Take the kids out to some themed events and Easter will quickly rank high on the favorite holidays list.

04/11/2014

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Guide To Chicago’s Kohl Children’s Museum

Head to the Chicago suburb of Glenview with your family for a fun-filled afternoon at the Kohl Children’s Museum.

04/04/2014

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