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Commuters try to stay warm as they wait for a train on an L platform during the early morning rush while temperatures hovered around zero degrees Fahrenheit on January 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Most of the city's schools were cancelled as wind chills dropped to as low as 30 below zero. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Schools Closed For Cold Or Snow? Never In Anchorage, Alaska

While hundreds of Chicago area schools closed at least once week because of bitter cold temperatures and wind chills, there is at least one city in North America that never does under those conditions.

01/09/2015

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Planning Your Alaska Vacation

Are you thinking of taking the trip of a lifetime to Alaska? Take the hassle out of figuring out what to do, where to stay and where to eat by reviewing the tips from this quick guide to help you plan your Alaskan vacation.

01/09/2015

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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49ers Fan Suing Seahawks, NFL For $50M Over Selective Ticket Sales

A man in Nevada was upset he was prevented from purchasing a ticket to the NFL Championship game.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

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Former Buddhist Priest Returned To Chicago To Face Sex Abuse Charges

A former Buddhist priest from the southwest suburbs has been brought back to the Chicago area to face charges he sexually assaulted a teenage girl.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

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Former Suburban Buddhist Priest Arrested For Alleged Sex Abuse

A Buddhist priest who once lived and worked in the southwest suburbs has been arrested on sexual assault charges.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

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Super Tuesday Preview: Romney Hopes To Regain Front-Runner Status

Super Tuesday is seen as a major turning point in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary race; Mitt Romney hopes to extend his delegate lead and finally cement his front-runner status with multiple wins across the country.

03/06/2012

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Band ‘Portugal. The Man’ Loses Trailer To Thieves At Lollapalooza

Psychedelic rock band “Portugal. The Man” saw their trailer full of gear stolen after they played Lollapalooza Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

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Chicago Area Native Finishes 5th In Iditarod

An Evanston native will be back in town later this spring to talk about his adventures racing sled dogs in Alaska.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2011