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Five Must-See Museums In Chicago

Chicago offers some remarkable smaller museums just a few miles from the center of the city.

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Best Dog Runs In Chicago

Let Fido run off the leash at these dog runs in the Chicago area.

03/27/2015

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Sexual Assault In A Big City: Is There A Lack Of Priority?

When it comes to safety, a city is often judged by the number of homicides and shootings it has in a year. Where does that leave other crimes like criminal sexual assault? Not a priority, say some sexual assault advocates.

03/26/2015

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Illinois Man Charged With Groping 3-Year-Old On Flight

Investigators say in court documents filed Tuesday that the child was seated next to Kevin C. Matthews on the flight from Chicago to San Diego with a layover in Salt Lake City.

03/26/2015

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Best Rainy Day Bars In Chicago

Rainy days in Chicago can still yield some great fun with friends, especially if you’re thinking of checking out some local bars. Whether you’re looking to watch the game on the big screen or just some comfort food to keep away the cold, Chicago offers some bars that will help keep away the rainy day blues.

03/26/2015

David Letterman and Todd The Intern stand with a rocking chair made by high school students in Kankakee as a retirement gift for the Late Show host, after tearing down one of the gag gift gazebos Letterman sent the city in 1999. (Credit: CBS)

Kankakee Sends Back Letterman’s Gag Gift As Retirement Present

Things came full circle Tuesday night for David Letterman and the good people of Kankakee, as the city turned a gag gift from 16 years ago into a retirement gift for the Late Show host.

03/25/2015

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Best Bars Near Wrigley Field & U.S. Cellular Field To Take In Opening Day

No matter which Chicago baseball team you root for, check out these bars on opening day.

03/25/2015

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Best Places To Shop For Easter Basket Goodies In Chicago

Feel the seasonal rebirth with Easter Basket options at any of these unmistakably Chicago businesses.

03/24/2015

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ACLU: Chicago Stop-And-Frisk Tactics Outpace New York

A new study by the American Civil Liberties Union has revealed Chicago police are among the nation’s leaders in the use of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” practice, leading even New York.

03/23/2015

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Best Theaters In Chicago

No matter whether the city’s critics give a show four stars or only sort-of recommend it, the visitor is likely to leave impressed if the theater is historical, ornate or atmospheric.

03/23/2015

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Popular Chicago History Twitter Feed Dedicated To Father’s Memory

There are already nearly 12,000 followers of a Twitter feed launched just last September and dedicated to Chicago.

03/22/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Getaways Near Chicago

Consider some of these locales for nearby getaways that offer family fun and fine memories.

03/21/2015

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Best Family Hikes Near Chicago

From a stroll in a city park to a hike in the woods, there are plenty of places to explore on foot with your family in the Chicago area. Here’s a list of five family hikes worth a look this spring.

03/20/2015

Starbucks employees in downtown Chicago show one of the store's "Race Together" stickers. (CBS)

Not All Starbucks Stores Serving Up Racial Discussion With Coffee

Not every Starbucks is into it. The manager of one downtown Starbucks says his location has opted out of the “Race Together” campaign encouraged by the company’s boss.

03/19/2015

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Suburban Wildlife Center Preparing For Lots Of Injured Migrating Birds

As birds begin migrating back north this spring, many will end up injured or killed as they fly through downtown Chicago, and volunteers at a suburban wildlife center will try to nurse the survivors back to health.

03/19/2015

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Best Baseball Bars In Chicago

Chicago is a baseball city with fierce fans on the side of either the Sox or the Cubs. Regardless of who you’re rooting for, there is a baseball bar in Chicago that will suit your tastes.

03/19/2015

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The Beach Boys And Kool And The Gang Coming To Chicago’s Montrose Beach

Two legendary acts are coming to Montrose Beach this summer, playing a live show on the sand — a rare occurrence in Chicago.

03/18/2015

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Best Bakeries In Chicago For Passover Desserts

Keep kosher with delicious Passover desserts from these bakeries in and around Chicago.

03/18/2015

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Top Places To Buy April Fools’ Day Gag Gifts In Chicago

For the truly scatological and sophomoric, rifle through any of these local shops for a “laff” riot.

03/17/2015

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Best 2015 Spring Theater Productions In Chicago

This spring, step outside and check out a live theatre performance in Chicago.

03/16/2015

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