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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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?



How To Find Last-Minute Hotel Deals

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


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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.


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 […]


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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.


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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.


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.


Survey Finds Senior Citizens Driving Wrong Cars

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


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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