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Bargain Hunters Now Have A ‘Cyber Week’ To Clinch Good Deals

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains how Cyber Monday is morphing into Cyber Week.

12/01/2014

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Holiday Gift Giving: Secret Santa Vs White Elephant

Use this handy guide to plan your gift exchange this year.

11/30/2014

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Ring In The Holidays With CBS’ Merry Programming

CBS’ holiday programming promises to supply all the fun and entertainment you’re looking for this season and then some.

11/24/2014

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Navigating The Web For The Best Deals On Cyber Monday

Get prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.

11/12/2014

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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?

11/10/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

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How To Protect Your Valuables While Traveling

Learn valuable tips on how to protect your valuables while traveling.

10/01/2014

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Fourth Of July Travel: What To Expect And How To Prepare

With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.

06/30/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

05/21/2014

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/12/2014

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‘Tis The Season For Holiday Allergies

(CBS) – Grass isn’t growing and flowers aren’t blooming. So, what’s causing your sneezing and sniffling this time of year? It could be your holiday decorations, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports. For Kevin McCracken, Christmas […]

12/20/2013

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Four Wounded In Shootings Since Thanksgiving Weekend Begins

The most recent shooting happened early Thursday when a man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in Englewood.

11/28/2013

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Your Holiday Hints Gifts For Under $25

If you are looking for some of the best holiday gift ideas to give but don’t want to spend too much, look no further than YourHolidayHints.com. You’ll find the top holiday gift ideas and plenty of ways to save with digital coupons from top retailers.

11/04/2013

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Hundreds Celebrate Obama’s Inauguration, King Holiday At DuSable Museum

Though it was Obama’s second inauguration, there was no less enthusiasm from the crowd, which stood and cheered as they watched a live telecast of the inaugural proceedings.

CBS 2–01/21/2013

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Obama’s Inauguration On King Holiday Carries Dual Significance

With President Barack Obama’s second inauguration coming on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday, Monday has been a day of special significance for African-Americans.

CBS 2–01/21/2013

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Holiday Gift Basket Ideas

This holiday season, give a gift with a personal touch. A gift basket can come in any size or budget. Fill it with anything from candy to jewelry and the effect will be the same — a gift that’s personal and homemade especially for them. Start with choosing a theme based on their interests or favorite things. Next, choose a container, pick your fillings and enjoy gifting success.

12/12/2012

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Best Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes For The Holidays

Last Thanksgiving was our first holiday catering to special diets, and you’d have thought come Christmastime we were abandoning something integral to the holiday — like Christmas trees — instead of simply gluten. Everything delicious and edible food seemed to brimming with delectable glutenous particles, and those of us on the restricted diet felt a little, erm, restricted.

12/11/2012

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Best Tips To Avoid Holiday Spending Mistakes From A Chicago Financial Professional

The holidays are renowned for overspending and budgetary mistakes that can affect finances long after the actual holiday. However, following a few simple tips from a Chicago financial professional can help you avoid common mistakes and make for a more stress-free holiday season.

12/04/2012

More Companies Plan Holiday Parties This Year

There may be fewer employees around to enjoy it, but more companies are holding holiday parties this year, according to a new survey.

11/29/2012

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