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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 10th – 16th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of November 10th-16th.

11/10/2014

St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rams Risk Getting Smeared Should They Cut Michael Sam

Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.

05/16/2014

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Most Talked About Sports Events of 2013

Headlines that shaped and transcended the sports world in 2013.

12/16/2013

Oprah On CBS This Morning

Million Dollar Donation From Oprah Helped Save West Side School

Three years ago, Oprah publicly supported a school in South Africa with nearly a million dollars. Some Chicagoans asked what has she ever done for Chicago? Our schools? Our charities? It turns out quite a lot.

11/19/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/12/2013

Lance Armstrong. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Armstrong Ready For ‘No-Holds Barred’ Oprah Interview

After more than a decade of denying that he doped to win the Tour de France seven times, Armstrong was scheduled to sit down Monday for what has been trumpeted as a “no-holds barred,”

CBS Chicago–01/14/2013

Oprah On CBS This Morning

Oprah: Running OWN Network Has Been A Big Challenge

Long gone from her renowned talk show in Chicago now, Oprah Winfrey talked Monday about the challenge of building her own TV network in an exclusive interview on CBS This Morning.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Harpo Studios

Report: Restaurants Floundering Near Harpo Studios

Restaurateurs in the trendy Near West Side neighborhood that is home to Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo studios say they are struggling.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

An Honorary Oprah Winfrey Way sign stands outside the Harpo Studios before the final taping of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in Chicago, Tuesday, May 24, 2011.  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Oprah Street Sign Never Approved By City Council Committee

Five days before leaving office, then-Mayor Richard M. Daley gave Oprah Winfrey a gift the departing talk show diva called “better than an Oscar or an Emmy.”

06/04/2011

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Oprah’s Departure Leaves Some Businesses Still Thriving

As Oprah pulls up stakes in Chicago, some of the companies that saw their profits go up because of Oprah are still basking in the limelight.

WBBM Newsradio–05/24/2011

Oprah United Center Show

Oprah, A-List Celebrities Wow Crowd At United Center

Derrick Rose and the Bulls are red hot, but they’re handing over the United Center tonight to a soon-to-depart Chicago superstar by the name of Oprah Winfrey.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Carlos Boozer

Holmes’ Morning After Blog: Friday Edition

It was good to see the Bulls play up to their potential and not down to their competition last night. Their 93-73 win over the Hawks was domination from start ’til finish.

670 The Score–05/13/2011

Derrick Rose and LeBron James

Report: Oprah Taping Could Bump Potential Bulls-Heat Matchup

The opening game of a potential prime-time matchup between the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals could get bumped a day due to another “prime-time” event.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Julius Peppers and Michael Vick

Vick To Appear On Oprah This Thursday

Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Michael Vick is set to be a guest on the Chicago-based “Oprah Winfrey Show.”

02/14/2011

Photo Of Oprah Winfrey. (AP Photo)

End Of Oprah Show Leaves Harpo Studios Unbooked

Oprah Winfrey wraps up taping of her show in Chicago in May. What happens to all of the Harpo Productions studio space and hundreds of workers remains up in the air.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2010