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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is a week away and Meredith Sinclair of Meredithplays.com shares some gift ideas for all budgets.

05/04/2014

Race Nutrition

(CBS) – For Lara Field’s tips on preparing and staying fueled during racing season, visit http://www.feedkids.com. Homemade Recipe: Tart Cherry Gel. Servings: 5 (slightly less than 1/4 cup each). Ingredients 1/2 cup frozen tart cherries […]

04/27/2014

Stress Relief

(CBS) — April is National Stress Awareness Month and for tips on dealing with stress, visit Dr. Ed LaMadrid’s website at http://www.edlamadrid.com.

04/27/2014

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Expert Offers Fitness Advice To New Moms

Dana Pieper was on CBS 2’s morning show Saturday to talk about ways to exercise while you’re with your baby. Click here for her website.

04/26/2014

Taste Of Chicago Music Lineup

(CBS) – The City of Chicago unveiled the headliners for this year’s Taste of Chicago. July 9: AWOLNATION with Valory July 10: Janelle Monae with Gary Clark Jr. July 11: Nickel Creek, Emmylou Harris, Parker […]

04/21/2014

Eco-Friendly Entertaining

(CBS) – For more information on eco-friendly entertaining, visit ingoodtasteblog.net.

04/20/2014

Divvy Bike Bag

(CBS) – For more information on the Divvy bike bag, visit http://www.pocamp.com.

04/20/2014

Baconfest Recipe

(CBS) — For more information on Baconfest, click here. Chef Jonathan Goldsmith’s bacon recipe: Ciliegine di bufala con pancetta affumicata Start with grape-sized balls of bufala mozzarella. Wrap in smoked bacon (pancetta) and basil. Add […]

04/19/2014

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Update On Michael’s Security Breach

Officials at the Michael’s arts and crafts store chain are offering new information about a cyber-breach into customers’ credit and debit cards. Here is their latest statement and a list of stores and dates of […]

04/18/2014

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Rinka’s Fund

A special fund has been set up to help a 9-year-old girl from Vernon Hills, after she survived a crash that killed her family.

04/16/2014

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Museums To Create “Pop-Up” Displays Of Artwork

The Art Institute of Chicago and other museums will take some of their masterpieces to the streets.

04/07/2014

Brawl Erupts At NYPD-FDNY Charity Hockey Game

A brawl erupted in a charity hockey game between the New York Police and Fire Departments in the Nassau Coliseum. NYPD won the game 8-5.

04/06/2014

Creative Easter Baskets

(CBS) – Easter is just around the corner and while candy and sweets are the usual Easter Basket fare, Meredith Sinclair from MeredithPlays.com has some creative and sugar-free ways to celebrate the coming of the […]

04/06/2014

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Lineup Announced For Chicago’s Blues Festival

The city’s announcing the line-up for Chicago’s first major summer music festival, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

04/01/2014

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GM Recalls Chevy Cruze Compacts To Fix Front Axle Shafts

The recall affects cars from the 2013 and 2014 model years equipped with 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engines.

03/31/2014

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Glitches For Obamacare Site As Uninsured Scramble To Meet Deadline

Illinois residents who don’t have health insurance yet have just hours left to sign up, or face a potential tax penalty next year, but they could have trouble signing up due to outages on the federal government’s enrollment website.

03/31/2014

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Last Minute Tax Tips

(CBS) — For last minute tips on taxes, visit mrrefund.com.

03/30/2014

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New Research Shows Alzheimer’s Puts Heavy Burden On Women

New numbers released Wednesday show that women have a one-in-six chance of developing Alzheimer’s, and that’s not all researchers here in Chicago discovered about the brain disease.

03/19/2014

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GM Recalls More Than 1 Million Vehicles

An airbag defect has forced General Motors to recall more than a million vehicles; for details click here. This comes on the heels of another massive recall for the carmaker.

03/17/2014