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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 15th-21st

Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 15th-21st.

09/15/2014

A school bus that was partly crushed by a section of a crumbling bridge has become the centerpiece of a nationwide push for Congress to pass a comprehensive highway funding bill. (Credit: Wendy Widom/CBS)

Unions Organize School Bus Tour To Call For Federal Highway Funding

Union laborers throughout the Midwest have joined the call for passage of a long-term highway bill in Congress; and they said it’s not just about jobs, it’s about safety.

07/11/2014

Former Beatles member Paul McCartney performs on stage during the 56th Grammy Awards (Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul McCartney Announces Rescheduled U.S. Tour Dates

After postponing his 2014 U.S. tour due to illness last month, Paul McCartney has announced his rescheduled tour.

06/25/2014

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“Destination Solar System” At Adler Offers Closer Look At Planetary Neighborhood

“Destination Solar System” uses actual photographs and radar maps of the sun, the moon, and planets, as part of a tour of the solar system, in a half-hour show at the Grainger Sky Theater.

05/13/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the error-plagued launch of the Affordable Care Act's online enrollment website in the Rose Garden of the White House October 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. According to the White House, the president was joined by 'consumers, small business owners, and pharmacists who have either benefitted from the health care law already or are helping consumers learn about what the law means for them and how they can get covered. 'Despite the new health care law's website problems, Obama urged Americans not to be deterred from registering for Obamacare because of the technological problems that have plagued its rollout. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Tour Provides Glimpse Into Obama’s Life In Chicago

The tour focused on Barack Obama the community organizer, working with unemployed steel workers and public housing tenants and it threw in some personal details.

11/10/2013

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, left, and Congressman Bobby Rush talk to reporters Thursday after touring Chicago's distressed Englewood neighborhood. (CBS)

Disagreements Linger After Kirk, Rush Tour Englewood

While Kirk and Rush appeared unified in their support of the South Side area, they disagreed over the fundamental way to turn things around there.

08/29/2013

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Students Allowed To Tour State Prison, While Reporters Banned

Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration is defending its decision allowing community college students to take an “educational” tour of one of the state’s maximum-security prison while at the same time continuing to bar reporters from such visits as a security risk.

10/24/2012

The International Museum of Surgical Science in the Gold Coast neighborhood was originally a mansion, designed as a replica of an 18th century French chateau on the grounds of Versailles. (Credit: CBS)

Open House Tour Offers Behind The Scenes Peek At Chicago Architecture

A citywide architecture event this weekend will offer a peek inside spaces that are normally off-limits on most guided tours.

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Charlie Sheen’s Chicago Stop Looming

The troubled television actor, newly fired from “Two and a Half Men,” brings his national tour to the Chicago Theatre on Sunday. It’s anybody’s guess what will happen.

04/01/2011