Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (Credit: Farmers Insurance)

Chicago Teacher Seeking Indoor Horse Arena For School

A Chicago Public School teacher is among 15 teachers nationwide vying for a $100,000 grant from an insurance company, but she is going to need lots of online votes to win.


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Survivor: Cagayan Season Finale, Who Will Come Out On Top?

The Survivor: Cagayan season finale airs tonight, and with only four castaways left, one will “pull one of the greatest comebacks in Survivor history.”


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Gospel Music Festival Announces Choir Battle, Headliners For 2013

The city’s Gospel Music Festival will have a new wrinkle when it gets underway in late June.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2013

A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

Quinn Launches Cyber Security Contest

Gov. Pat Quinn is launching a statewide competition to identify and train Illinois residents for jobs in cyber security.


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Kane County Towns Seek Voters’ Permission To Shop For Electricity

In a couple of months, voters in several suburbs and outlying towns will be asked whether they want their towns to shop around for electricity alternatives.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation crews (left) have begun competing with private contractors, including Waste Management workers (right), for the right to run the city's recycling program. (Credit: CBS)

Competition For City Recycling Program Begins

The competition has begun between city workers and private contractors for the right to run the city’s recycling program.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

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Tinley Park To Host Pole Dance Convention

The Great Midwest Pole Dance Convention and Competition is set to get underway at the Tinley Park Convention Center this weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–08/26/2011

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ComEd Feeling Heat From New Competitors

ComEd is beginning to feel the heat from new competitors.

WBBM Newsradio–07/11/2011