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Final Curtain Falls For Most Dominick’s Stores

The final day for stores in the closing chain is Saturday. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez visits one North Side location.

12/27/2013

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1 Dead, 7 Wounded In Shootings On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

The most recent non-fatal shooting occurred Wednesday evening when two teens were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

12/26/2013

Members of Apostolic Faith Church in Chicago opened their doors to celebrate Christmas with the less fortunate. (CBS)

South Side Church Provides Merry Christmas To Less Fortunate

Apostolic Faith Church provided food, coats and toys. CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.

12/25/2013

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Boers: Remember What’s Truly Important On Christmas

When I was the typical wide-eyed kid on Christmas morning in the 1950s, I remember my mom, and I’m not sure which year it was exactly, said to me, “Never worry about what someone else has, be thankful for what you’ve got.”

670 The Score–12/25/2013

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Post Office Workers Brave Cold To Deliver Christmas Gifts On Time

It’s Christmas Eve, and we all know that means Santa Claus is hard at work delivering gifts around the world, but he’s not the only one.

12/24/2013

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Santa Tracker

(CBS) – NORAD is tracking Santa’s progress as he delivers Christmas presents to children all over the world. To see where Santa is now, visit http://www.noradsanta.org.

12/24/2013

A firefighter drops off toys at Illinois Masonic Hospital. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Chicago Firefighters Bring Toys To Kids In The Hospital

Chicago firefighters helped spread some holiday cheer to kids in the hospital this Christmas Eve, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

12/24/2013

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Video: Blackhawks Star In Strange Holiday Video

Well, it’s almost Christmas, so that means local professional sports teams have begun spamming their fans with ridiculous holiday greetings.

670 The Score–12/23/2013

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Macy’s Among Retailers Staying Open Through Christmas Eve

It’s getting down to the wire as Chicagoans try to wrap up their Christmas shopping in the next couple of days.

12/23/2013

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‘Tis The Season For Holiday Allergies

(CBS) – Grass isn’t growing and flowers aren’t blooming. So, what’s causing your sneezing and sniffling this time of year? It could be your holiday decorations, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports. For Kevin McCracken, Christmas […]

12/20/2013

Travelers wait in line for a security check at O'Hare International Airport on December 20, 2013, when more than 200,000 passengers are expected to use O'Hare for the start of the Christmas and New Year's holiday travel period. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

4 Million People Expected To Use O’Hare, Midway For Holiday Travel

Many people are packing their bags, getting set to head out of town for the holidays. Friday is the busiest travel day of the season at O’Hare and Midway airports.

12/20/2013

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Bizarre Christmas Traditions From Around The World

Check out the most bizarre christmas traditions from around the world!

12/19/2013

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Pecan Or Angel Slices From The Joy Of Cooking

Irma Rombauer, author of The Joy Of Cooking, was an accomplished home baker. Make her Pecan or Angel slices for your holiday cookie swap or your Christmas dessert table.

12/19/2013

A family visits with Santa Claus at the Ronald McDonald House in Streeterville. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Ronald McDonald House Holds Christmas Party For 250 Kids

Santa paid a visit today to some children who are happy to be celebrating Christmas out of the hospital, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

12/08/2013

Letters To Santa from needy Chicagoans at Chicago's main post office, 433 W. Harrison. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Letters To Santa Available At Chicago’s Main Post Office

3,000 have already picked up “Letters to Santa” at the main post office and one group so liked the idea that it’s become an annual project with a $25,000 budget. WBBM’s John Cody has more.

12/04/2013

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10 Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Holiday time is upon us yet again, and before the stress weighs you down, it’s a good idea to have a plan in place to help ensure that you’ll make it through the season with a smile.

12/02/2013

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Easy Ways to Save On Holiday Travel

From shipping your luggage to taking public transportation to the airport, we’ve assembled a few of our favorite tips for saving money on holiday travel. You don’t have to waste your whole holiday budget on getting home this year!

12/02/2013

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5 Reasons Being Solo During The Holidays Rocks

Alright, Singletons, it’s time to stop moping around feeling sorry for yourself for being single during the holidays. We have five reasons to celebrate your solo status!

12/02/2013

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‘I Love Lucy’ Christmas Special To Air On CBS

CBS has announced plans to broadcast two newly colorized episodes of the 1950s comedy, “I Love Lucy,” including the memorable grape-stomping episode and the rarely-seen “Christmas Episode” this coming Christmas holiday.

10/24/2013

Workers prepare for the holiday shopping rush. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Retailers Ready To Add Thousands Of Jobs With Holidays Around The Corner

Major retailers are gearing up for holiday hiring and that’s good news in Illinois where the unemployment rate is 9.2 percent and 602,000 people are looking for work. With those numbers, you’ll want to get an early start on the job search. Roseanne Tellez has more on who’s hiring, and when.

09/23/2013

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