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10 Albums To Keep You Motivated & Pump Up Your Run

No matter what time of day, what kind of weather, or what mood you might be in, it’s almost never easy to get up the motivation required to go outside or get yourself to a gym for what’s sure to be a less than fun chunk of your day. However, a common way to combat the workout blues is to listen to music, an idea that provides us with the opportunity to share some of our favorite motivational albums.


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‘Get Ready For The Chicago Marathon’ Playlist

Running is as much a mental sport as it is a physical one, and with the Chicago Marathon almost here we want to make sure that you’re ready to go in every way possible.

Whether you’re walking, jogging, running, or slugging, we’ve put together a playlist to mentally prepare you for every stage of the race.



All The Wine, None Of The Hangover?

Researchers at the U. of I. have genetically engineered a yeast that could not only reduce the toxins that lead to hangover headaches, but also increase the health benefits of wine.


This weapon was discovered at Midway Airport on Monday. (Credit: TSA)

Indiana Pastor ‘Feels Terrible’ After Arrest For Bringing Gun To Midway

A 35-year-old Northwest Indiana pastor arrested at Midway Airport Monday for trying to carry a gun through security now says he feels terrible about the incident.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel with Andrew Wells, Sr. Managerof the Chicago Urban League, talking about  economic development in depressed areas in Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Emanuel Proposes ‘Right To Thrive’ Zones, Wilson Endorses Garcia

Challenger Commissioner Chuy Garcia is reacting cooly to Mayor Emanuel’s proposals for so-called “Right to Thrive” zones in some poorer neighborhoods, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.