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Tess Boghossian of Palatine during her recent trip to the White House. (Boghossian Family)

Palatine Girl, 12, Rewarded For Healthy Recipe: Lunch With First Lady

It was a day Tess Boghossian of Palatine will never forget. She was one of 54 winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Contest, chosen for her healthier version of Lincoln’s Inaugural Soup. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

07/18/2014

The White House viewed through a gate in front of the building. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Harper High Students’ Meeting With President, First Lady ‘A Wonderful Experience’

A group of South Side high school students was back in Chicago on Friday, after a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Discusses Youth Violence In Chicago

First Lady Michelle Obama came to Chicago on Wednesday to attend a conference on efforts to reduce violence, and to speak to local students about crime in their neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

First Lady Coming To Chicago Next Month To Address Youth Violence

First Lady Michelle Obama will be coming home to Chicago on April 10, to discuss programs for at-risk youth and efforts to reduce gun- and gang-related violence.

03/27/2013

First lady Michelle Obama speaks about a school exercise program February 28, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama unveiled a new initiative called 'Let's Move Active Schools' to help schools create a physical activity programs for students. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

First Lady Announces Effort To Help Kids Exercise

Michelle Obama was in town Thursday to kick off a new fitness initiative. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, the first lady even put on her workout clothes to help do it.

02/28/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite US First Lady?

09/28/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama (Photo credit: MIKE THEILER/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady In Town For Steve Harvey Show, Fundraisers

First Lady Michelle Obama will be in town today for a pair of fundraisers for the president’s re-election campaign, and to tape an appearance on Steve Harvey’s new daytime talk show.

09/27/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Ann Romney’s RNC Speech Helps Mitt’s Image

The speech gave much of what Ann and Mitt Romney have been trying to reveal about themselves throughout the misleading negative campaigning of 2012 which has put them on some imaginary pedestal due to Mitt Romney’s business success and extreme wealth. They, too, like most American families, have obviously experienced life’s uncertain challenges intertwined with their successes.

08/29/2012

File Photo Of Maggie Daley (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Northeast Corner Of Grant Park To Be Renamed For Maggie Daley

The northern tier of Grant Park will soon be getting a major makeover, and a new name in honor of late Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama joined Gov. Pat Quinn in Chicago on June 26, 2012, when he signed legislation allowing military spouses and veterans to more easily transfer their professional licenses to Illinois, so they can stay in the same profession after relocating from another state. (Credit: CBS)

Michelle Obama Cheers Illinois Military Family Law

Michelle Obama got a boost Tuesday from her home state of Illinois in her campaign to make it easier for military spouses to advance their own careers amid the frequent moves that come with life in a military family.

06/26/2012

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama’s Recipe For Corn Soup With Summer Vegetables

First Lady Michelle Obama is known for her advocacy for nutrition and obesity prevention. Now you can bring one of her recipes to your own kitchen.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama Admits She’s A Cubs Fan

It turns out that when it comes to baseball, the White House is a house divided.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Patti Blagojevich, wife of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, sheds a tear as she listens to him address the media after he was sentenced to 14 years in prison at the Dirksen Federal building. (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Patti Blagojevich Proclaims Husband’s Innocence In Interview

Patti Blagojevich is again proclaiming her husband’s innocence, as he prepares to head to prison.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. (Credit: www.alplm.org)

Famous Mary Todd Lincoln Painting Deemed A Fraud

On the official Illinois holiday honoring President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, word of a famous painting of his First Lady is being called a fraud.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Says He Has Fine Relationship With Mrs. Obama

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is dismissing the assertions in a new book that he had a strained relationship with First Lady Michelle Obama when he was White House Chief of Staff.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama (Photo credit: MIKE THEILER/AFP/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Visits Chicago For Fundraiser, Anti-Obesity Campaign

First Lady Michelle Obama was back home in Chicago on Tuesday, visiting an urban farm on the South Side and stopping at a remodeled Walgreens that now sells fresh fruit and vegetables.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

A beaming Maggie Daley appeared vibrant during one of her last public appearances as Chicago's first lady. (CBS)

Maggie Daley Was Back In Hospital Last Week

The former first lady of Chicago spent last week in the hospital.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

A beaming Maggie Daley appeared vibrant during one of her last public appearances as Chicago's first lady. (CBS)

For Chicago’s First Lady, A Final Bow, Too

As her husband, Mayor Richard Daley, spent his last business day at City Hall, Maggie Daley took what’s expected to be her final bow as Chicago’s first lady.

05/13/2011

File Photo Of Maggie Daley (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Maggie Daley To Remain Hospitalized For Several Days

Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley will be in the hospital for a while longer, according to her physician.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

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