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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.


October Foreclosures Rise 20 Percent In Illinois

New figures show October home foreclosures up nearly 20 percent in Illinois, compared with a year ago.


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Freezing Temps Hit Chicago, But Expect Highs In 60s Tuesday

Temperatures dropped below freezing overnight in several parts of Chicagoland–ushering in a slightly earlier-than-normal end to the growing season.


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Total Jobs Cuts For 2011 Equal Last Year–With Month To Go

Employers this month announced virtually the same number of job cuts as in October, according to the Challenger, Gray and Christmas monthly survey.


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Illinois Home Foreclosures Rise Nearly 10 Percent In October

Illinois home foreclosure activity rose 9.7 percent in October compared to the previous month.


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Report: Job Cuts Were Way Down In October

There is a glimmer of hope on the jobs front this Wednesday, as planned job cuts by businesses plummeted last month.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2011

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Bears To Play At London’s Wembley Stadium In October

The Bears will take to the field at Wembley Stadium in London for a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in October, assuming the ongoing labor dispute doesn’t alter the NFL season.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

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Illinois Jobless Rate Falls For 7th Month In A Row

Illinois’ unemployment rate fell to 9.8 percent in October as the state added another 8,000 jobs.


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Crime Data Released, City Homicides Approach Historic Low

Total crime in Chicago was down 3.7 percent in October compared to last year during the same period, and property and violent index offenses similarly declined at 2 percent and 9.8 percent respectively, Chicago Police Superintendent Jody P. Weis announced on Sunday.


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Yes, It Was A Warm October

It was dry too in some areas of Illinois.


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Rock’s Rant: Chicago Baseball So Far Away From October Baseball…..

Watching the MLB playoffs the last two days makes me feel like the two teams in town (Cubs/White Sox) are just so far away from the level of play these eight teams are displaying right […]

670 The Score–10/08/2010