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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (Credit: CBS)

Poll: Emanuel, Garcia Remain Locked In Tight Race For Mayor

Eighteen percent were undecided in the one-question poll.

03/08/2015

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Five Reasons To Visit Chicago For Spring Break

Here are five of the best reasons to turn spring break into a Chicago vacation or staycation.

03/07/2015

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Corruption In Illinois Didn’t Start With Chicago, But Chicago Started With Fraud

A new book about Illinois politics shows its not-so-proud tradition of corruption dates back further than you might have guessed.

03/06/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

A constant struggle for many parents involves how to infuse healthy foods onto the plates of their picky eaters. Former preschool teacher and mother of four, Laura Roby, offers some advice on how to get a picky eater to eat more healthy foods.

03/06/2015

In this handout from the New York City Fire Department (FDNY), A Delta Air Lines jetliner rests on a berm at LaGuardia Airport March 5, 2015 in Queens, New York City. Delta flight 1086, flying to New York from Atlanta, reportedly skidded off the runway after it landed during a snowstorm. (Photo by New York City Fire Department (FDNY) via Getty Images)

Jet Accident At LaGuardia Impacts Travel Elsewhere, Including Chicago

A plane trying to land in driving snow at LaGuardia Airport slid off the runway, forcing that airport to close.

03/05/2015

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Best Irish Bars In Chicago

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago inevitably entails visiting one of the many Irish bars scattered throughout the city. Whether you’re looking for a good drink or some authentic Irish cuisine, there are some options that stand out from the others.

03/05/2015

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Best Restaurants To Reserve Your Easter Brunch In Chicago

Call ahead before enjoying a fabulous Easter brunch at these five Chicago restaurants.

03/04/2015

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No One Wins In Chicago’s Latest Standardized Testing Debacle

Our kids are about to lose two weeks of class time to prepare for and take a test that will have little to no benefits. Needless to say, a lot of people are angry…

03/03/2015

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Chicago Could Appear On Monopoly’s Latest Board, If Enough Chicagoans Vote

Will enough people vote to secure Chicago one of the coveted spots on Monopoly’s latest board?

03/03/2015

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Best Candy Shops In Chicago

Taste a nice dose of nostalgia at some of these Chicago shops or indulge in fine, rich chocolate concocted by master chocolatiers.

03/03/2015

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Guide To America’s Best St. Patrick Day Parades

Pack up your bags and head out to some of the best cities in the country that will be hosting St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, including some of the best parades in the country.

03/03/2015

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Funding Infrastructure Isn’t ‘Sexy': Illinois And Chicago Infrastructure Is Underfunded, Neglected

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave didn’t give Illinois the greatest grade when it comes to infrastructure, which isn’t surprising, considering the federal and state governments struggle to maintain America’s roads, bridges and dams.

03/02/2015

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Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month In Chicago

From lectures to staged readings, there are plenty of ways to celebrate women’s accomplishments in Chicago.

03/02/2015

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24 Hours In Chicago

Our route traverses south to north, so it’s eminently doable, walkable and bike rideable. You’ll find Chicago lovable with 24 hours in our Midwestern Shangri-la.

02/28/2015

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Chicago’s Gun Problem — There Are Too Many

Despite comparable resources to other big city’s, Chicago’s violence continues to outpace the likes of New York and Los Angeles — why?

02/27/2015

A color-coded map from the National Park Service illustrates the noisiest parts of the U.S. in orange and yellow, and the quietest parts in shades of blue. (Credit: National Park Service)

National Park Service Map Shows Just How Loud Chicago Really Is

If you’ve ever been in the United Center after the Blackhawks Score a goal, or stuck in traffic, stood under the Loop ‘L’ tracks during rush hour, or walked Kuma’s Corner, you know Chicago can be a very noisy place.

02/27/2015

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Best Dog Parks In Chicago

Not all parks in Chicago cater to dog owners, so finding the perfect dog-friendly park can make a huge difference in the outdoor time for you and your pooch. Find out which dog park suits your needs, and you might just find your new go-to space for your dog socialization time.

02/27/2015

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The CTA Will Let You Rent ‘L’ Trains

If you want to board an L train without worrying it will be filled with manspreading bros (or if you want to board an L train and not feel guilty about manspreading), there’s a solution: rent your own.

02/26/2015

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Ask A Chicago Bartender: Your Best Martini Recipe

James Bond’s martini world was a lot less complicated but these spirited drink recipes are much more intriguing.

02/26/2015

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VIDEO: What’s Behind The Secret Door At Chicago’s Union Station?

The train station can be a pretty mundane place where keeping your head down and ignoring the people around you is often the norm. But add a secret door filled with balls from a ball pit, and everything changes.

02/25/2015

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