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Many Hot Jobs For 2014 Offer Good Pay Without Needing A Suit And Tie

The hot jobs for 2014 are out and this year’s list includes much more than the usual high tech white collar finance careers.


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Advocates, Aldermen Want Demolished Public Housing Replaced

As Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared to introduce a five-year housing plan to the City Council on Wednesday, some aldermen and housing activists were urging the administration to halt what they see as a loss of public housing in Chicago.


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Taking The Alzheimer’s Test

With more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, doctors say it’s critical to identify problems with memory and thinking as soon as possible. Now, a simple test could help spot the early signs […]


Savory Winter Ale and Gouda Cheesecake with Bacon Onion Jam Recipe

Recipe: Savory Winter Ale and Gouda Cheesecake with Bacon Onion Jam Joe’s Cakes of The Landmark Inn, Marquette, MI Cheesecake Filling • ¾ cup favorite winter beer or ale • 3 – 8 ounce packages […]


UP 200

(CBS) – For more information on UP 200, visit


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Find Where To Get A Flu Shot In Chicago

Still need to get a flu shot, but don’t know where to go to get one?


Win A Date With George Clooney

If you have $10 to spare, you could win a date with George Clooney. Click here to enter.



Agencies Could Be Collecting Personal Data You Think Is Private

Have you ever bounced a check, paid your rent late or gotten a ticket?


Preventing Frostbite

For more information on preventing frostbite, click here.


Lakesha Rose Cocktail Recipes

Lakesha Rose, entertaining & lifestyle expert, shares her recipes for spirits under 200 calories so viewers do not have to sacrifice fun for a healthy start to 2014.


Fitness Gadgets

1. New Gadgets for 2014 NX990 GPS Trainer – $200.00, LifeTRNr wristband – This heart rate monitor uses an advanced 24-hour calorie burn formula based on metabolic rate, exercise and heart rate to estimate your […]


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City Of Chicago Online Auction

The city of Chicago puts surplus property up for auction. For some of the latest items, click here.



Recycling Christmas Trees

Don’t try to throw away your natural Christmas tree. Recycle it! Here are a list of dropoff locations within the city of Chicago: Bessemer Park, 8930 S. Muskegon Ave. Clark Park, 3400 N. Rockwell St. […]



Cabbies Create Pin-Up Calendar To Fund Lawsuit Against City

The pin-up calendar was created by Melissa Callahan, a cabbie who argues cab drivers should be considered city employees.


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Santa Tracker

(CBS) – NORAD is tracking Santa’s progress as he delivers Christmas presents to children all over the world. To see where Santa is now, visit


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Unclaimed Lottery Tickets

Two winning Illinois Lottery tickets have yet to be claimed and cashed in.


Christmas On Garland

It’s that time of year for synchronized Christmas lights and music. One home in Winnetka does it up right — and for charity. To learn more, click here.


Dogs Rescued From North Chicago Up For Adoption

(CBS) — Five dogs that were rescued from a North Chicago apartment are up for adoption. To find out more information or to adopt a dog, visit


Holiday Party Tips

Lifestyle expert Limor Suss is here to share some holiday entertaining tips to look and play the part of being a great hostess.