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Naperville Gets High Marks — For Snobbery

Naperville residents have a lot to be snobbish about if they choose. It’s pretty, with hundreds of magnificent homes on tree-lined streets; and the education and income levels are high. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

06/19/2014

People crowd the gallery on top of St Peter's Basilica as a helicopter carrying Pope Benedict XVI passes by on its way out of Vatican City on February 28, 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Pontiff is flying to Castel Gandolfo where he will cease to be Pope at 8:00pm local time. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He will stay at the Papal Summer residence of Castel Gandolfo until renovations are complete at a monastery in the grounds of the Vatican and will be known as  Roman pontiff emeritus or pope emeritus.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Catholics Divided On Direction For Church: Survey

CBS 2’s Mike Parker spoke with parishioners at Chicago’s Holy Name Cathedral about a new survey of Catholics.

02/28/2013

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Study: 80 Percent Satisified With Chicago Police Department

CHICAGO (CBS) — Most people who’ve had dealings with the Chicago police department say it was a good experience. A cross-section of more than 4,000 people provided feedback, and more than 80 percent said they […]

01/10/2013

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New Survey Breaks Down Workers’ Coffee Habits

A new survey lists the professions of people who say they need coffee the most to get them going in the morning.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2012

The 17 teaspoons of sugar in this bowl are the equivalent of the 72 grams of sugar in a can of AriZona Iced Tea. (Credit: CBS)

Nutrition Labels Leave Consumers Confused About Sugar Levels

It’s no secret many foods contain sugar, but you might be shocked to learn just how much is in some seemingly healthy options.

CBS 2–08/01/2012

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Better Business Bureau Study: Businesses Can’t Let Customer Service Slip

A new survey serves as a warning to businesses about letting customer service – or their products – slip.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Same Sex Marriage

Report: Many Difficulties For Couples In Civil Unions One Year Later

It has been a year now since same-sex civil unions became legal in Illinois, but the advocacy group Equality Illinois says many couples are not finding that their unions are being treated as equal to marriages.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

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Parents: Longer School Day Is Bad For Kids

Parents who oppose a longer school day at a Near North Side elementary school say a new survey shows what they’ve been saying all along.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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Forest Preserve Asks Public To Weigh In On Expanded Camping Ideas

Camping for Chicago area residents soon may not have to mean a long drive to Wisconsin or a more remote part of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

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Illinois Attorneys Surveyed About Judicial Candidates

Those running for judge may not have campaign ads or mass mailers to help voters learn about their qualifications, but they do have a recently released survey.

WBBM Newsradio–02/27/2012

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CTA Survey Asks Riders’ Opinions About Hypothetical Fare Hike

Would you pay double or more the current fare for a ride on the CTA? That’s one of the questions on a new survey the CTA sent to some of its customers.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

O'Hare Line

Survey Ranks O’Hare As Nation’s Worst Airport

A new survey ranks O’Hare International Airport the worst in the nation, and Midway doesn’t fare too well either.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

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Many Parents Think 7 ½-Hour School Day Too Long

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is turning his campaign for a longer school day up a notch, while some parents and teachers argue that A 7 ½-hour day is just too long.

CBS 2–11/02/2011

Texting

Survey: Most Cell Phone Users Prefer Talking Over Text

Texting can have it’s advantages, but a recent survey shows most cell phone users like to hear from people on the phone.

09/25/2011

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Survey Shows Hundreds Of Openings At A Few Chicago Area Companies

ile the overall jobs’ outlook remains bleak, a new survey finds some pockets of hiring.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2011

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Metra Surveying Customers About Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

Metra wants to hear from you on the possibility of fare hikes and service cuts, and it doesn’t matter if you ride Metra daily or never come within miles of a commuter train.

WBBM Newsradio–07/25/2011

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Survey: Many Companies Set To Hire

Even as the state received word of mass layoffs, many companies say in a new survey they plan to hire soon, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

07/07/2011

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Survey: Most Illinois Residents Oppose Gambling Expansion

In a new survey, the Chicago Crime Commission says voters throughout the state are against the expansion of casino gambling, as a bill now on Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk would authorize.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

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Survey: Government Bodies Not Meeting FOIA Guidelines

Chicago-area reporters are not pleased with the way government is treating a new state law that’s supposed to make government more open to public scrutiny.

WBBM Newsradio–05/30/2011

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Gun Rights Proponents: Chicagoans Want Concealed Carry

Proponents of efforts to enact concealed carry laws in Illinois have released the results of a survey they say proves the issue isn’t as geographically divided as it seems.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2011

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