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History Lover’s Travel Guide To Philadelphia

Independence Day is almost here. This year, make plans to visit our nation’s former capital, Philadelphia, and experience history up close and in person.

06/25/2015

Kimmo Timonen #44 of the Philadelphia Flyers takes to the ice following the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Wells Fargo Center on December 12, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Canadiens 2-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Breaking Down The Timonen Trade

Assuming (and hoping) Kimmo Timonen is healthy, the Hawks have acquired exactly what they needed to acquire, Jay Zawaski writes.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2015

Flight status boards at O'Hare International Airport. (Credit: CBS)

East Coast Blizzard Stranding Many Travelers At O’Hare, Midway

Thousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.

01/27/2015

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Best Chinatowns In America

Dive deep into the culture of China by visiting one of America’s finest Chinatowns. Many of these communities were established by early immigrants looking for a place to feel like they are back home.

01/22/2015

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Best Beer Destinations In America

Many vacations are planned around different things, including visiting historical sites, the beach and different wineries. Beer enthusiasts can also have the vacation of their dreams by planning a beercation.

11/04/2014

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Crawford To Miss At Least Next 2 Games

Goaltender Corey Crawford has an upper-body injury.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

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Bill Cosby Rape Accusations Brought Back Into Focus By Comedian Hannibal Buress

While performing at the Trocadero, a club in Bill Cosby’s hometown of Philadelphia, Hannibal Buress reminded the crowd of the multiple sexual assault accusations against Cosby that have come to light over the past decade.

10/21/2014

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Earnshaw Scores In 92nd; Fire Tie Union, 1-1

Robert Earnshaw chipped home a shot in the 92nd minute to give the Fire their MLS-record 17th tie of the season.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

Mo'ne Davis has been a star of the Little League World Series. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding The Fun In The Little League World Series

It’s weird celebrating children like this, but so much of the cool stuff is organic.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All Stars at the Little League World Series (CBS)

Jackie Robinson West Advances To U.S. Title Game

Chicago’s narrow 6-5 victory against Philadelphia sends the Great Lakes region champs to the U.S. championship game against Las Vegas.

08/21/2014

Mo'ne Davis has been a star of the Little League World Series. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mo’ne Davis Brings Huge TV Ratings For LLWS

The overnight rating was a 3.4, up 143 percent from the corresponding game last year.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

Cole Hamels. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs On Hamels’ Approved Trade List

Still, executing a deal would be difficult with Philadelphia’s big asking price.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

Cole Hamels. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Levine: Hamels Makes Sense, But Deal Would Be Difficult

The Phillies’ asking price is sky high, and the Cubs won’t part with a Baez or Bryant.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

Jordan Palmer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Trestman: Still ‘Serious Competition’ At QB2

Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen are locked in tight battle to back up Jay Cutler.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2014

Jim McMahon. (Getty Images)

Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

A $675 million cap has been lifted, and there’s a tiered system for payouts to ex-pros.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Wisch: Is Chicago Missing An Olympic-Sized Opportunity in 2024?

There’s a growing sentiment that the Olympics are coming back to America in 2024.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2014

Allen Iverson. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)

Watch: Allen Iverson Spoofs Epic Practice Rant In Reebok Commercial

We’re not talking about practice this time.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Chicago Isn’t A Super Bowl City

Given its small size, Soldier Field isn’t the type of facility that should host a Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Will Chicago Make A Play To Host Super Bowl?

Chicago can make a good case to host a Super Bowl, and 2019 is the next chance for a cold-weather city.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

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