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Best U.S. Family-Friendly Destinations

There are many family-friendly destinations in the United States that really know how to treat families like royalty. Here are just a few that keep families in mind.

06/04/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Best Budget Vacation Destinations

Check out these top five vacation destinations in the U.S. for those on a budget.

04/08/2014

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Watch: Rays Pitcher Cobb Uses Help Of Dolphin To Propose To Girlfriend

You have to give Alex Cobb props for his creativity.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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After Meeting Fundraising Goal, Suburban Pop Warner Team Makes Super Bowl

Now that it has raised the money to finance its trip to the Pop Warner championships, a team of 7th and 8th graders from Hoffman Estates is doing well in the tournament.

12/11/2013

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Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

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Pop Warner Contenders Need Money — Fast — To Hit Football Playoffs In Orlando

The Hoffman Estates Junior Midgets are champions of an 11-state region. They need to come up with $32,000 to pay expenses.

12/05/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Best Family-Friendly Hotels In the Orlando Area

Tampa Bay families that have “been there and done that” with the big attractions may like the idea of spending a long weekend in Orlando that doesn’t include a visit to Mickey and/or Shamu. We’ve come up with a list of the area’s most family-friendly resorts that have plenty to offer at prices that may surprise you.

05/30/2013

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Man Kicked Off Spirit Airlines Flight For Sagging Pants

Spirit Airlines – the discount carrier that touts its “ultra low fares” – kicked a passenger off a plane at O’Hare International Airport over the weekend after he tried to board wearing ultra-low pants.

WBBM Newsradio–07/31/2012

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Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

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Aurora Attorney Was In Experimental Plane That Crashed In Florida

One of the men in an experimental plane that crashed into a grocery store Florida Monday was an attorney from Aurora.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

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Chicago Doesn’t Make Magazine’s ‘Gayest Cities’ List

The Advocate Magazine has released its “Gayest Cities in America” list for the year, and some readers are rankled that Chicago didn’t make the list.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

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Restaurant Show To Stay, Move Up 2 Weeks In 2012

Dashing fears that Chicago could lose the annual restaurant show to Las Vegas or Orlando forever, the National Restaurant Association announced Tuesday that it is moving up the convention next year to avoid overlapping with the NATO and G8 Summit next May.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

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Officers Pose As ‘Carpet Cleaners’ To Nab Florida Fugitive

The leader of what authorities called a “complicated financial crimes” ring was caught less than 24 hours after his escape from Orange County, Fla., after he opened the door to what he thought were carpet cleaners.

05/10/2011

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College Athlete From Chicago Drowns In Florida

Jasmine Crenshaw, 22, had been competing in track meets before she went swimming and was later found dead in a lake. Foul play is not suspected.

03/20/2011

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Schuster: Boozer Could Play On Wednesday

Carlos Boozer flashed a big smile after practice Monday and for good reason. This was a practice that he actually participated in rather then watch.

670 The Score–11/29/2010