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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.

04/01/2014

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America’s Most Searched Zip Code Is In Chicago

For two years in a row, this Chicago ZIP code has made Realtor.com’s Year’s Most Searched ZIP Codes list. Can you guess which neighborhood the ZIP belongs to?

12/06/2013

Jean-Claude Brizard

Brizard: Appointed School Board Is Fine The Way It Is

The head of Chicago Public Schools says he’d like to see the school board stay the way it is.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Chicago Public Schools

Parents, Teachers Begin Citywide Petition For Referendum On Elected School Board

A newly-formed coalition of parents, teachers and community groups have begun a door-to-door petition drive to get a referendum question on an elected Chicago school board on the November ballot citywide.

06/09/2012

Juggling Clown

Forest Preserve To Drop Outdated Bans

Juggling, fortune telling, and cross-dressing are all technically forbidden in Cook County Forest Preserves. But not for long.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010