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Ask A Chicago Expert: Easy Crafts To Do With Your Kids

Candice Blansett-Cummins is founder of the the Wishcraft Workshop, Wishcraft Works, Web Candy in Chicago and writer of the Grow Artists blog. Candice presents five quick, affordable, totally adorable back-to-school crafts from the crafty at Wishcraft Workshop.

09/26/2014

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Report: McClellin Undergoes Surgery, Expected Back In 2 Weeks

Shea McClellin has already been ruled out of this Sunday’s game.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Fall Beers To Try

This weekend, wow your guests by offering a selection of beer that’s perfect for fall. Christopher Quinn, co-owner of The Beer Temple in Chicago, gives his tips for beer to try.

09/25/2014

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Best Museums In The USA

America has many of the world’s greatest museums, some of which are free.

09/25/2014

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Bulls Tickets Go On Sale Friday

Chicago opens its home slate by hosting Cleveland and LeBron James on Oct. 31.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

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Olive Garden’s First Chicago Location Opening Soon

Chicago’s first Olive Garden opens next week — first person to eat enough breadsticks to raise their cholesterol wins more breadsticks.

09/24/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Fall Comfort Food Recipes

Find comfort in these recipes provided by Chef Takashi Yagihashi from Slurping Turtle.

09/24/2014

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‘David Bowie Is’ Exhibit Brings True ‘Sound and Vision’ Experience to Chicago

Ready for an immersive experience? The retrospective “David Bowie Is” opens today in Chicago, and it’s a mind-blowing examination of one of the modern musical era’s most fascinating creative minds.

09/23/2014

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Ask An Expert: Decorating Your Bedroom On A Budget

Those old Spice Girls or Def Leppard posters and goth canopy draping over the bed have got to go. Decorate your resting room on budget with these expert tips.

09/23/2014

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New Archbishop Draws Line In Sand Against Church Hardliners

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was there as Blase Cupich, who will be installed in Chicago in November, shared the good news with his hometown.

09/22/2014

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Report: Kaepernick Used Racial Slur In Drawing Flag In Bears Game

Colin Kaepernick is appealing the $11,000 fine.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

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Best Local Bloggers In Chicago

Follow these five best bloggers for inside information and local tips on the Chicago area.

09/22/2014

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Men Are Increasingly Choosing The Nursing Profession In Chicago

Michael Klusmeyer, Charge Nurse at Satellite Healthcare Glenview, is a great example of how the most important factor in achieving a successful career in nursing isn’t gender, but education.

09/22/2014

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Police Arrest City Tow Truck Driver, Accomplice Accused Of Shaking Motorist Down

Chicago police are investigating an alleged scam that may have involved a city employee who towed a woman’s car and then demanded money for its return.

09/20/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Chicago In The Fall

After Labor Day weekend’s goodbye to the lazy days of summer, a re-energized city welcomes autumn with fall fests, a new theater season, blockbuster art shows and fun outdoor explorations. Here are some of Chicago’s best happenings this fall.

09/20/2014

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Ostrowski: Week 3 Vegas Perspective

Joe Ostrowski has the breakdown on money from sharps, his survivor picks and more.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

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Two Elderly Chicago Women Die From West Nile

It may be rather late in the season, almost fall, but Illinois has it’s first two deaths of the summer season from West Nile virus.

09/19/2014

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Best CrossFit Gyms In Chicago

CrossFit is an outstanding method to obtain a whole body workout. There are CrossFit gyms steadily opening up in all areas of the Windy City, but here you will find the best CrossFit gyms in Chicago.

09/19/2014

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Officer Shot In Foot During Near North Side Chase

It appears the officer’s gun accidentally discharged, and a bullet hit him in the foot.

09/18/2014

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Right-To-Die Conference In Chicago Draws Protest

Advocates for assisted suicide from around the world are meeting in Streeterville, while opponents are protesting outside. WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports.

09/18/2014

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