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Voters Beware: Don’t Rely On City Website To Find Your New Ward

At the beginning of 2012, the City Council approved a new ward map. Sadly, the city’s website hasn’t gotten the memo yet.

02/19/2015

Midterms Elections Held Across The U.S.

You Can Still Register To Vote In Case You Want To, You Know, Exercise That Right

It’s offensive to me when someone isn’t registered to vote. You’re not only choosing to leave yourself out of the democratic process, but risking the future of 2.7 million Chicagoans. That includes me. So stop it.

02/19/2015

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Best Bars In Chicago With A Fireplace

Warm up this winter by hanging out at these bars with some of the best fireplaces in town.

02/19/2015

Greektown Gyros

Best Gyros In Chicago

Get some of the best Greek gyros at these five Chicago restaurants.

02/18/2015

Chris Judd & Rebecca Twigley Wed In Melbourne

Best Places For Bridesmaids Dresses In Chicago

Meet your wedding party at any of these Chicago-area shops for an easy and large selection of bridesmaids dresses.

02/17/2015

Cars still need to be cleaned in the sub-freezing weather. (CBS)

Chicago-Area Residents Try To Cope With This Week’s Cold Snap

With the kind of weather forecast for this week it’s definitely time to start paying attention to cold weather dangers.

02/16/2015

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In Span Of Days, Three Gun-Toting Suspects Stopped In Chicago Airports

Three different men were allegedly caught with guns in their carry-on bags within a span of a few days at Chicago’s two airports.

02/16/2015

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Best Sketching Classes In Chicago

Taking a sketching class is an excellent way to learn new drawing skills or enhance current artistic skills. Here you will find the best sketching classes in Chicago.

02/16/2015

Temperatures Drop Near Zero Degrees In Chicago

Light Snow To Follow Dangerously Bitter Cold In Chicago

A National Weather Service wind chill advisory for northern Illinois and Indiana went into effect at 8 p.m. Saturday and is slated to run until 9 a.m. Sunday.

02/14/2015

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Best Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Chicago For College Students

College students do not need to travel far nor incur great expenses to enjoy their spring break 2015. Here you will find the best spring break destinations near Chicago.

02/14/2015

Buddy Guy

Your Chicago: Buddy Guy

Last weekend in Los Angeles, Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy received a lifetime achievement award at the Grammy Awards for his stellar music career.

02/13/2015

Erika Lord of Edison Park staked out a curbside parking spot after shoveling it out. (CBS)

‘Dibs’ Markers: Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

The city began removing parking place markers, following the recent blizzard. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.

02/13/2015

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Best Ski Slopes For Kids Near Chicago

What good is it to live in a city like Chicago if you can’t take advantage of the snowy winter months? For parents looking to take the kids skiing, there are some great ski slopes within a few hours drive from the heart of the city.

02/13/2015

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Best Mardi Gras Celebrations In Chicago

Celebrate the biggest party of the year, Mardi Gras, at these Chicago bars/restaurants.

02/12/2015

In this photo illustration, a bottle containing a measles vaccine is seen at the Miami Children's Hospital on January 28, 2015 in Miami, Florida. A recent outbreak of measles has some doctors encouraging vaccination as the best way to prevent measles and its spread. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Another Suburban Measles Case Brings Illinois Total To 11

Ten people who have been infected with measles are associated with KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, including this new case.

02/12/2015

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Best Egg Dishes In Chicago

Fill up with a delicious egg dish at these five restaurants in Chicago.

02/11/2015

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Best Places To Buy Valentine’s Day Gifts For Her In Chicago

Whether she’s a pill or quite chill, there are answers to your Valentine’s Day gift needs.

02/10/2015

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Best Historic Landmarks In Chicago

However, when seeing a movie, play or poster about the city, these five historic landmarks often represent what Chicago was and is – a city that roared back from the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 ready for commerce and culture.

02/09/2015

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Best Romantic Getaways On A Budget Near Chicago

Last year we suggested our favorite Valentine’s day getaway destinations near Chicago, but this year we’re going to help you out without breaking the bank after it’s just been mended.

02/07/2015

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Best Valentine’s Day Dates For Parents In Chicago

Make this Valentine’s Day a family-friendly holiday, and get everyone involved in this romance-filled day.

02/06/2015

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