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Skokie Students Mourn Teacher Who Died Of Cancer

Daniel Horyn, 34, was diagnosed with cancer a year ago, but kept up his work as an English teacher and track and cross country coach during his treatment.

09/10/2013

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Mayor Nominates Former Alderman Martin Oberman For Metra Board

Oberman fought machine politics in his days at City Hall, and frequently clashed with former Mayors Richard J. Daley, Michael Bilandic, and Jane Byrne. He was also an ally of former Mayor Harold Washington before Oberman resigned in 1987.

09/09/2013

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Students Complain About Ban On Short Shorts Amid Extreme Heat

Some students at Lincoln Park High School were upset about being forced to comply with the school’s dress code during the extreme heat on Monday and Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–08/28/2013

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New High School Is First Dedicated Solely To Students With Learning Disabilities

Until now, students with learning disabilities who wanted to go to a college preparatory high school had no place in Chicago that was dedicated specifically to their needs.

WBBM Newsradio–08/28/2013

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McCarthy On Expanded Safe Passage Program: ‘This Is True Community Policing’

The city’s top cop said he’s pleased with how things have been going so far, as children head back to their first day of classes.

08/26/2013

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School Bus Driver Fired For Dropping Kids Off At Park, Not Home

Morris Elementary School District 54 Supt. Teri Shaw said she doesn’t know why the driver dropped all 20 students from White Oak Elementary at a local park Tuesday afternoon.

08/21/2013

No Free Parking A Major Change For Drivers With Disabilities

The Illinois Secretary of State’s office is getting out the word: big changes are coming soon for drivers with disabilities.

08/19/2013

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Amtrak Wolverine Line Adds Quiet Car On Chicago-To-Michigan Trains

Passengers on designated quiet cars must silence their cell phones, and other loud devices, and limit their conversation to quiet voices.

08/19/2013

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Made In Chicago: E3 VIP Caters Upscale Tailgate Parties

It’s not your father’s tailgate party.

WBBM Newsradio–08/19/2013

The Flagship Niagara is one of the most historically authentic tall ships in the United States and an accurate reproduction of Commodore Perry’s victorious flagship from the War of 1812’s Battle of Lake Erie. She offers three educational programs to the public: educational day sails, an individual trainee program, and for-credit high school and college programs. All students and trainees receive an authentic onboard living experience from sleeping on hammocks to meals cooked off of a woodstove. (Credit: Navypier.com)

Tall Ships Sail To Navy Pier

The tall ships will arrive at Navy Pier in the “Parade of Sail” Wednesday afternoon, and stay through Sunday.

WBBM Newsradio–08/07/2013

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Police Digging At Wisconsin Site For Girl Missing For 66 Years

“It would really be nice to know really what did happen,” said Wayne Weckler, whose cousin, Georgia Jean Weckler, was last seen walking on a country road on May 1, 1947.

08/06/2013

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Man Finds Sensitive Employee Data In File Cabinet He Bought From Sears

A Chicago man said Sears is lucky he’s honest; otherwise, the retailer could have exposed hundreds of its former employees to identity theft.

08/01/2013

Mohammed Abdul Azim Hakeem (left) and Mohammed Abdul Mubeen Hakeem (right) with their father Mohammed Abdul Hakeem (in wheelchair). [Photo Supplied to CBS]

Brothers Slain At Evanston Cigar Shop

Investigators spent the night at Evanston Pipe & Tobacco, after 38-year-old Mohammed Abdul Azim Hakeem and 34-year-old Mohammed Abdul Mubeen Hakeem were found in the basement.

07/31/2013

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Made In Chicago: First Folio Theatre

David Rice and Alison Vesely started First Folio Theatre as a backyard summer theater company.

07/29/2013

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Teachers’ Union Slams CPS For ‘Devastating’ Cuts, Layoffs

A month before the new school year starts, protestors from the Chicago Teacher’s Union were expressing outrage over budget cuts at the Chicago Public Schools, with a protest march through the Loop.

WBBM Newsradio–07/24/2013

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Aviary Mixologist Named Bartender Of The Year

Like his boss, Grant Achatz, in the culinary field, bartender Charles Joly is becoming a star in bartending circles.

WBBM Newsradio–07/23/2013

Part of the fleet of nearly 300 sailboats ready themselves for the start of the Chicago Yacht Club's Race to Mackinac in Lake Michigan (Photo credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Documentary To Film 105th Annual Chicago-To-Mackinac Yacht Race

More than 300 boats will be running the annual Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac this weekend, and this year it will documented on film.

07/11/2013

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Gas Prices Drop Significantly Over Past Month

If you’re planning to drive somewhere for the Fourth of July holiday, the trip will cost you less.

07/02/2013

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Field Museum Scientists Assist In Search For Missing Baby’s Body

A team of experts from the Field Museum spent the weekend helping with a murder investigation in Michigan.

07/01/2013

A 109-year-old pair of pliers netted a California man a $5,000 prize from Klein Tools, which was searching for the oldest working pair of its side-cutting pliers. (Credit: Klein Tools)

$3 Pair Of Pliers Nets A $5,000 Prize From Suburban Tool Company

Thanks to a Chicago-area company, a California do-it-yourselfer has received a $5,000 return on a $3 investment.

WBBM Newsradio–06/27/2013

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