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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

Meez Meals

Meez Meals is partnering with Common Threads for “Meals For Good.”

03/16/2014

St. Patrick’s Day Party Tips

Party Planner Debi Lilly has some tips for planning your St. Patrick’s Day party.

03/09/2014

Hottest Toy Trends

Meredith Sinclair of Meredithplays.com shares some of the hottest toy trends for spring and summer.

03/08/2014

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luminAID Providing Light After Third-World Disasters

To learn more about the invention of two Chicago women and how it’s helping in other parts of the world, click here.

03/07/2014

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Community Raises Money For 7-Year-Old Fighting Mystery Heart Ailment

Bella Rodrigues has been at Lurie Children’s Hospital, since January 20th. As the 7 year-old fights a mystery virus that’s ravaging her heart, hundreds of people fill a New Lenox Culver’s to raise money for her mounting medical bills.

03/04/2014