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5 Discounts Any City Offers

From discount dining to free admission to museums, here is a look at five discounts any city offers.

04/29/2015

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How To Plan A Trip With Your Grandchildren

Here are five great tips towards helping you plan the best and safest trip with your loving grandchildren.

02/18/2015

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Gas Prices Dropping; Could Dip Below $3 Per Gallon In Some Areas

The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Illinois was $3.46 on Friday, down about 10 cents compared to last month, according to the AAA. In the Chicago area, the average price is $3.61, and prices are even lower across the region.

10/03/2014

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AAA: More Americans To Travel For Labor Day

It might be a bit more crowded on the roads and at the airport during the upcoming Labor Day weekend, when compared to last year.

08/21/2014

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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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Proposed E15 Mandate Runs Out Of Gas After Marathon Hearing

A measure to require many gas stations in Chicago to sell gasoline with a higher mix of ethanol stalled in the City Council on Monday, after a marathon Finance Committee hearing.

07/29/2014

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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/24/2014

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How To Find Last-Minute Hotel Deals

Find out what the best online booking sites are for last-minute hotel deals.

07/04/2014

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Holiday Road Trips — And Summer Gas Prices — Highest In Years

Nationally, gas prices were at a six-year high for this time of year, hitting a U.S. average Tuesday of $3.67 a gallon for unleaded regular. That’s up 18 cents from a year ago. Average regular gasoline prices were even higher Tuesday in Illinois, at $3.83; in the Chicago area, at $3.98; and in Chicago, at $4.23.

07/02/2014

Manny Ramirez Retires After Testing Positive For 2nd Time

Ramirez Moving Up To Triple A Iowa Next Week

(CBS) — The Chicago Cubs plan to promote former All Star slugger Manny Ramirez to Triple A Iowa next week. President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein on Friday said Ramirez, who has been getting in […]

06/20/2014

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Labor Day Travel Could Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Experts say the upcoming holiday could be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the start of the recession in 2008.

WBBM Newsradio–08/20/2013

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White Sox Option Four Players To Charlotte

The South Siders optioned right-handers Andre Rienzo and Jhan Mariñez, catcher Josh Phegley and outfielder Jared Mitchell to Class AAA Charlotte.

03/15/2013

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Chicago Area Gas Prices Up Nearly 60 Cents A Gallon This Year

Gas prices continue to climb in the Chicago area with the highest prices ever for the start of the month of March, AAA reports.

03/05/2013

Gasoline Prices Fall To Lowest Level Of Year

The price of a gallon of gas in the Chicago area dropped nearly 25 cents in November to an average of $3.52, the lowest since January, though 4 cents higher than a year ago, the AAA reports.

12/05/2012

Survey Finds Senior Citizens Driving Wrong Cars

Nearly 90 percent of senior citizens are driving a car that doesn’t fit their aging needs.

12/03/2012

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Gas Prices Dropping Modestly In Illinois

It may just be pennies, but the last several weeks have seen some reductions in gas prices in Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2012

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Gas Prices Dropping In Time For Summer Vacations

Warmer weather is coming, people are making summer vacation plans, and – guess what? – gas prices are dropping like crazy.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

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Report: Cost Of Owning A Car Barely Up In Past Year

Although the cost of gasoline at the pump has certainly gone up over the last 12 months, the cost of owning a car has increased only slightly.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

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AAA: March Gas Prices Were ‘Pure Madness’ In Chicago

In what will surely come as no surprise, AAA says Chicago area gas prices climbed to new heights in March.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

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