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Got A Thanksgiving Pie Emergency? Call Sara Lee

You’ve probably heard of the Butterball Hotline, but for two years now, Chicago-based Sara Lee has staffed a Pie Hotline.


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Got A Question About Ebola? Call The State’s Hotline

Department Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck announced the hotline Thursday. It will be managed by staff from the Illinois Poison Center, who will be able to answer questions about the virus and the state’s response.


Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner

Rauner Sets Up Hotline To Report Corruption Under Quinn

Just hours before it was disclosed federal prosecutors are looking into Gov. Pat Quinn’s embattled anti-violence program, Republican rival Bruce Rauner’s campaign launched a toll-free hotline for state workers to blow the whistle on alleged corruption in the governor’s office.



Plenty Of Reasons For Smokers To Kick The Habit In New Year

If your New Year’s resolution is to quit smoking, there are a number of incentives.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2012

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Advice Seekers Flooded Phones For Job Coaching Hotline

CHICAGO (CBS) — The outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas wrapped up its annual job advice hotline event Wednesday, and there was no shortage of takers. As WBBM Newsradio’s John Waelti reports, Challenger, Gray & […]

WBBM Newsradio–12/29/2011

Immigrant Group Sets Up Hotline For Families Facing Deportation

The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights has launched a new hotline to help immigrant families who face being split up by deportation.

WBBM Newsradio–09/19/2011

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Hotline Would Help Parents With Problem Children

A proposed state hotline would help parents connect with services, as they try to get their children away from trouble.

WBBM Newsradio–02/03/2011

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UPDATE: 25th Annual Call-In Offers Help For Unemployed

A Chicago employment firm once again pairs job-search coaches with the jobless — free of charge.


Experts are ready to answer all of your turkey preparation questions at the Butterball turkey hotline command center in Naperville. (Credit: Dave Berner/WBBM)

Butterball Turkey Hotline Offers Help For Perfect Bird

NAPERVILLE (WBBM) — Thanksgiving is two days away, and a lot of people are already looking for advice on how to prepare that perfect turkey dinner. One indication is the popularity of the Butterball Turkey […]

WBBM Newsradio–11/23/2010