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Turkey Supply, Prices Hit Hard By Avian Flu Outbreak

The avian influenza has created a turkey shortage at sandwich shops and meat markets across Chicago.

07/17/2015

Abdella Ahmad Tounisi allegedly wanted to go to Syria to join a terrorist group. (Family handout)

Aurora Man To Plead Guilty In Chicago Terror Case

An attorney for a suburban Chicago man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria says her client intends to change his plea to guilty.

05/27/2015

Hundreds of Armenian-Americans packed Daley Plaza on Friday to mark the centennial of the Armenian genocide during World War I. (Credit: CBS)

Armenians Commemorate Centennial Of Genocide By Ottoman Turks

Armenians in Chicago gathered at Daley Plaza on Friday to mark the 100th anniversary of what historians recognize as the first genocide of the 20th century: the killing of 1.5 Armenians by the Ottoman Empire, what is now modern day Turkey.

04/24/2015

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Wisconsin Man Arrested At O’Hare In Alleged Attempt To Join Islamic State

Joshua Van Haften, 34, made his first court appearance a day after being arrested at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. During the brief hearing in federal court in Madison, Van Haften did not contest his detention.

04/09/2015

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (background, in red) helps distribute some of the 15,000 turkeys and hams he is giving away to the needy this Christmas season. (Credit: CBS)

For 50th Year, Jesse White Gives Out Turkey, Ham To Needy For Christmas

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White was spreading some good cheer to thousands of senior citizens and other needy people around the city on Friday.

12/19/2014

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Five Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

A Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff's Fire Rescue Officer Puts Out A Turkey Fryer Fire. (Broward County Sheriff Photo)

Deep-Frying A Turkey? Heed These Safety Tips

Chicago area resident Serafino Alfe ended up at Loyola’s burn center the day before Thanksgiving in 2011, after an accident while deep-frying turkeys for a fundraiser dinner left him with third-degree burns.

11/27/2014

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Butterball Hotline Experts Offer Tips For Cooking Perfect Turkey

It’s crunch time for the experts who staff the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, reports from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

11/24/2014

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Best Non-Traditional Ways To Cook A Turkey

Think outside the oven this Thanksgiving with these non-traditional ways to cook your turkey main dish.

11/11/2014

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How To Host The Perfect “Friendsgiving”

Splurge this Thanksgiving and start a new tradition, ‘Friendsgiving,’ with these helpful tips.

10/31/2014

Derrick Rose #6 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team drives during a game against the Turkey Basketball Men's National Team during the 2014 FIBA World Cup.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Down At Half, U.S. Beats Turkey In Basketball Worlds

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

08/31/2014

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28 Must-Eat Sandwiches From Around The World

When it comes to global gastronomy, the sandwich reigns supreme. Which is why we put together this handy guide to the world’s best/most representative national sandwiches.

03/20/2014

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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

Should you wash raw poultry before cooking it? Some experts say no. (CBS)

Experts: Don’t Wash Raw Poultry, Go Straight For Cooking

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez went to Loyola Medical Center, where infectious-disease experts demonstrated what happens when you wash a raw chicken.

11/22/2013

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Best Tips And Recipes From Chefs For Thanksgiving Leftovers In Chicago

Three Chicago chefs offer some recipes and suggestions for what to do with all your Thanksgiving leftovers.

11/21/2012

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Drought Driving Up Cost Of Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Just in time for your Thanksgiving dinner, prices at the grocery store are going up.

10/09/2012

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First World Leaders Arriving For NATO Summit

The first world leaders were set to arrive in Chicago on Friday for the NATO Summit.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2012

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Thanksgiving: How To Make It Meaningful For Kids

We know there’s deep-seeded meaning to Thanksgiving. Read on to find out how to share glimpses of that meaning with our preschoolers when food, football and fancy floats seem to take the center stage.

11/22/2011

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Pick-A-Side: Which Thanksgiving Food Is Your Favorite?

Turkey, cornbread or stuffing? Choose your favorites from this array of classic Thanksgiving foods.

11/21/2011

Robert Shanks Sr. receives food Saturday from the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry. (CBS)

Pantry Cuts Turkey From Thanksgiving Food Packages

As the economy limps along, demand at food pantries skyrockets. That’s why some are changing the way they do business this Thanksgiving, CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.

11/19/2011

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