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How To Maintain A Gas Grill

If you’ve invested in a gas grill, you’re probably looking forward to a few summers of succulent barbecues. If you want to prolong the life of your grill, and investment, the proper care is non-negotiable. Here are your must-do grill maintenance steps.


A CTA train. (CBS)

Labor Official Blamed As CTA Gets Ready To Lay Off Ex-Offenders

With tempers flaring and voices raised, the battle over 65 so-called “second chance” jobs for ex-offenders was intensified Thursday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.


A CTA train. (CBS)

Union: Train Interiors Will Get Dirty Under CTA Plan

Transit officials say labor representatives are misleading the public.


International Home and Housewares Show 2013 at McCormick Place.  (Credit: Michele Fiore)

Housewares Show Displays Items For Frugal, Healthy Lifestyles

CHICAGO (CBS) — A breakfast sandwich maker is among the hot items on-display at the 2013 International Home and Housewares Show at McCormick Place this weekend. Mary Beth Brault details a new product from Hamilton […]


Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium To Close For 2 Days For Regular Maintenance

The Shedd Aquarium will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday for an early spring cleaning, but the fish are staying put.

WBBM Newsradio–01/22/2013


How To Convince People You’re Not A Mess This Holiday

The difference between cleaning your house now and during spring cleaning is that you have no time to do the cleaning right now. Between Christmas shopping, cooking dinners, attending holiday parties and family visiting, there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to actually clean your house. But it still needs to get done, because the family is arriving any minute and you’re hosting a huge holiday party. What to do? That’s where cleaning services come in handy, so you can make it look like you had all the time in the world to get the cleaning AND the cooking done.


Inmates Clean Animal Shelter

Cook County Jail Inmates Put To Work Cleaning Animal Cages

Inmates at the Cook County Jail are taking on some new responsibilities, in the form of cleaning cages at an animal shelter.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011