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Acupuncturist Frank Yurasek (CBS)

Your Chicago: At-Ease Clinic At National University

At the At-Ease Clinic in Lombard, the treatment program emphasizes acupuncture, instead of the usual cocktail of drugs. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

03/14/2014

Jackie Taylor (CBS)

Your Chicago: Black Ensemble Theater

The Uptown venue has an ambitious goal: to end racism. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

02/21/2014

Terri Hemmert (WXRT)

Your Chicago: WXRT’s Terri Hemmert, The Ultimate Beatles Fan

For 12 years, veteran WXRT disc jockey Terri Hemmert has been hosting her labor of love, “Breakfast with The Beatles.” CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

02/07/2014

Rachel Barton Pine, left; Maud Powell (CBS)

Your Chicago: Honoring Violinist Maud Powell

One Illinois woman will be receiving an honorary GRAMMY Sunday for her trailblazing work as a talented violinist. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

01/24/2014

Blues legend Buddy Guy. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Buddy Guy’s Legends

The 77-year-old hungered for greatness ever since he grew up on a Louisiana plantation, picking cotton and picking the guitar. By the time he got to Chicago in the late 1950s, he was just plain hungry.

01/10/2014

Holiday decorations (CBS)

‘Tis The Season For Holiday Allergies

(CBS) – Grass isn’t growing and flowers aren’t blooming. So, what’s causing your sneezing and sniffling this time of year? It could be your holiday decorations, CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports. For Kevin McCracken, Christmas […]

12/20/2013

A rehearsal of a Chicago Children's Choir ensemble. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago Children’s Choir

The citywide choir network has been giving kids aged eight to eighteen a voice for nearly 60 years. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

12/13/2013

The Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot has a family-friendly vibe. (Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot)

Your Chicago: Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

It started off as a modest event 30 years ago to help the hungry. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

11/15/2013

Smart phone user (CBS)

Expert: Be Careful When Choosing Health-Related Apps For Your Smart Phone

Experts say most people have no idea what they are getting themselves into when it comes to keeping their information private. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

11/04/2013

The Old Town School Of Folk Music (CBS)

Your Chicago: Old Town School Of Folk Music

(CBS) – There are many of us out there who secretly — or not so secretly — would like to learn to play an instrument. But we may not have the time or know where […]

11/01/2013

Lifeway Foods produces kefir drinks in the Chicago area. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Lifeway Foods

Lifeway Foods calls it the champagne of milks: a yogurt-like drink full of calcium and protein called kefir. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

10/11/2013

Pullman (CBS)

Your Chicago: Historic Pullman Neighborhood

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson looks at Pullman’s origins as part of the Pullman Railcar empire — and its future.

09/27/2013

Katariena Leazer, a teen with diabetes, copes better with a school that is understanding. (CBS)

Teen Thrives At Diabetic-Friendly School

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson talks with one family that fought for years so that their daughter could take care of her diabetes and stay in the classroom.

09/27/2013

Testa Produce in Chicago has the city's only wind turbine. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Testa Produce And Green Energy

(CBS) – In this day and age of environmental efficiency, businesses everywhere are figuring out how they can better utilize eco-friendly technology to improve their companies. There’s one company here in Chicago that is really […]

08/23/2013

Members of UPS for DownS hold a recent training session. (CBS)

Your Chicago: UPS for DownS

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson introduces us to United Parent Support for Down Syndrome.

07/19/2013

One of the residents of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Judy Istock Butterly Haven

(CBS) – The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum boasts many must-see sights, from the outdoor nature walk to the “Look In” Lab to the Nature of Eating exhibit. But it’s the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven that […]

07/12/2013

Olivia Taylor lost her memory after a collision during a basketball game. (CBS)

Athlete Loses Memory After Collision On Court

Fifteen-year-old Olivia Taylor is a basketball player from Seneca High School in the far south suburbs. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

07/11/2013

Musician Billy Corgan talks with CBS 2's Rob Johnson at Corgan's tea house, Madam Zuzu's, in Highland Park. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Madame Zuzu’s Tea House

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson takes us to the North Shore, where Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has launched a business venture that’s equal parts art and tea.

06/07/2013

Students from Reilly Elementary School talk with CBS 2's Rob Johnson. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Student Activists At Reilly Elementary School

Students are lobbying the Chicago Park District and aldermen for an improved Parkview Park just blocks away from their school in the largely Hispanic Avondale neighborhood. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

05/17/2013

CCA Academy in Chicago specializes in urban-farming classes that include "aquaponics." (CBS)

Your Chicago: CCA Academy And ‘Aquaponics’

In tank after tank at CCA — some big, some small — the principles of aquaponics are being put to the test to support urban farming. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

05/03/2013

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