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An abortion-rights opponent demonstrates outside a Planned Parenthood event Thursday. (CBS)

Abortion Protest Staged Outside Planned Parenthood Fundraiser

Activist Sandra Fluke was the main honoree. The Georgetown University law school student became a household name last year when a talk show host called her a prostitute because she tried to lobby Congress for mandatory health care coverage of birth control.

05/02/2013

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Best Restaurants For Easter Brunch 2013 In Chicago

Celebrate Easter Brunch at one of these five hot spot restaurants in Chicago.

03/20/2013

Sure Sign Of Spring: Tulips, Chicago Flower Show

Tulips are a sure sign of spring and they’re ready for their close-ups at the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier.

03/14/2013

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Most Stylish Places To Get Married In Chicago

Are you newly engaged? Make your plans now to have your dream wedding at some of the Chicago area’s most stylish venues.

03/12/2013

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Best Places To See Flowers This Spring In Chicago

Spring is one of the most eagerly anticipated seasons in Chicago. What better activity to celebrate winter’s end than with an outdoor excursion to observe the blooming of spring flowers?

03/09/2013

Fans toast the late, great Harry Caray Thursday at his namesake restaurant. (CBS)

For 15th Year, Fans Raise Glass To The Late, Great Harry Caray

Many of those who attended the toast had special memories of meeting Caray while he was alive. Others recalled moving away from Chicago and watching him announce Cub games on cable, giving them a taste of home.

02/28/2013

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5 Ways To Beat Cabin Fever In Chicago

Cabin fever got you down? Get out and enjoy some of the best winter happenings Chicago has to offer. From sleepovers at the zoo to hockey at Soldier Field, here’s a round up of 5 things to do in the city this season.

01/16/2013

Winter WonderFest

Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Parties In Chicago

New Year’s doesn’t necessarily strike people as being a family-friendly holiday in Chicago. However, there are many kid-friendly events that are perfect for youth of all ages.

12/28/2012

A Good Samaritan is being hailed a heroine for saving a baby's life. (CBS)

Mom Wants To Thank Woman Who Saved Her Baby’s Life

It’s one of the scariest things for a parent to experience: not knowing what to do when your child starts choking.

12/11/2012

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Best Holiday Events And Celebrations In Chicago

With the Thanksgiving holiday already past, now is the time to really venture out and celebrate the festive season of lights. As Christmas day draws near, these recommended area attractions will bring much joy and peace to everyone in the family.

12/03/2012

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw docks at Navy Pier to deliver hundreds of Christmas trees for needy families. (Credit: CBS)

Ship Delivers Hundreds Of Christmas Trees For Needy

Hundreds of volunteers unloaded 1,600 Christmas trees from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw at Navy Pier on Saturday. The trees will go to families who can’t afford one.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2012

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Chicago Thanksgiving Celebrations For The Family

Halloween and Christmas aren’t the only holidays with numerous activities for families in Chicago. Thanksgiving events and celebrations are a great way to enjoy the holiday with your family while spending quality time and giving thanks.

11/16/2012

Chicago Childrens Museum

Mayor Won’t Say If Incentives Given To Keep Children’s Museum At Navy Pier

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has welcomed word that the Chicago Children’s Museum has signed a new lease with Navy Pier, keeping it there through this century, but his office isn’t providing many details of the lease.

WBBM Newsradio–10/30/2012

The Ferris wheel at Navy Pier in Chicago. (CBS)

High Winds Will Shut Down Ferris Wheel, Other Attractions At Navy Pier

Navy Pier’s indoor shops, restaurants and attractions will remain open Tuesday.

10/29/2012

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Best Halloween Parties In Downtown Chicago

Lucky for you, Chicago offers plenty of adult friendly events to satisfy your Halloween needs.

10/18/2012

Navy Pier

Business Owner Wants McPier Tax Reduced, Spread To Whole City

A group of Lincoln Park business owners is calling on state lawmakers to take a second look at a controversial 30-year old city tax levied on thousands of restaurants in and near downtown.

WBBM Newsradio–10/09/2012

Lake Michigan Body

Body Pulled From Lake Michigan Near Navy Pier

A body was pulled from the water Friday morning near Navy Pier.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

DuSable Park Radiation Sign

Report: DuSable Park Site Near Navy Pier Nearly Clear Of Radioactive Soil

A published report says the long-planned DuSable Park could soon be ready for development along the lake just south of Navy Pier.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Illegal immigrants begin to form a line in order to apply for special status, allowing them to work and live here legally. (CBS)

Young Illegal Immigrants Head To Navy Pier For Help Getting Work Permits

Wednesday will be a day of historic proportions, as thousands of young people who were brought into the country illegally get the opportunity to apply to live and work in the United States legally.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

U.S.S. De Wert

Navy Warships On Display At Navy Pier This Week

Chicagoans are flocking to Navy Pier for Navy Week, and visitors are getting an up-close look at some Navy warships.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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