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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.


A Metra Commuter Train (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

After Big Sales Drop, Metra Might Resume 10-Ride Discount

Metra Chairman Brad O’Halloran said that he would ask the Metra board at its next meeting, in August, to roll back the price of the ticket to pre-February levels, when the 10-ride ticket was sold for the price of nine rides.


Passengers wait for a CTA L train. (Credit: Karen Rariden/CBS 2)

CTA To Sell Discounted 3-Day Passes Through Groupon

If you take the CTA to work, you will soon be able to snag a cheaper fare courtesy of Chicago-based Groupon.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

Some retailers use compelling copy to lure shoppers. (CBS)

When Is A Sale Not A Sale? When An Item Never Goes To Full Price, Expert Says

Is it really a sale if a retail item never balloons to full price? CBS 2 consumer reporter Dorothy Tucker kept a close eye on some limited-time-only deals at some Chicago stores.


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Hundreds Brave Rain For Running Of The Brides

Hundreds of women braved the rain and nippy temperatures Friday morning to score a bargain on a wedding dress at Filene’s Basement.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011