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Guess Who President Obama Is Not Following On Twitter

The president quickly followed all major professional Chicago sports teams, but one.

05/18/2015

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Social Media Obsession Costing Some People Their Marriage

Some people get so obsessed with social media, it can cost them their marriage.

05/05/2015

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Popular Chicago History Twitter Feed Dedicated To Father’s Memory

There are already nearly 12,000 followers of a Twitter feed launched just last September and dedicated to Chicago.

03/22/2015

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Peoria Twitter Prankster Heads To Federal Court

A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a case brought by a man whose home was raided by police after he created a fake Twitter account to spoof Peoria’s mayor.

03/09/2015

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Celebrated Author & Neuroscientist Colleen Mccullough Slammed in Sexist Obituary

By Liz Valliyil, CBS2  CHICAGO (CBS) — Brilliant, beloved, talented, and successful: these adjectives paint the picture of acclaimed neuroscientist and author Colleen McCullough, who was laid to rest this week in her native Australia. Most people will […]

02/06/2015

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Professor Sues U Of I After Losing Job Offer Over Tweets

A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university officials on Thursday, saying they denied his right to free speech and that the school should rehire him.

01/29/2015

Former Congressman Joe Walsh takes part in a Tea Party protest against the IRS.

Commentary: The Danger Behind Joe Walsh’s ‘Satirical’ Call To ‘Behead’ Liberal Journalists

One-term wingnut former congressman Joe Walsh is standing by a recent posting on Twitter in which he called for the beheadings of news executives who have refused to show cartoons depicting the prophet Muhammad.

01/15/2015

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Twitter Reacts To Bears’ Firings

The Bears’ firings caused quite a stir of reaction on Twitter.

12/29/2014

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Tales From The Lunch Lines: Teens Launch Food Fight On Twitter #thanksmichelleobama

Students across the nation have united in a crusade, drawing a line in the lunch room over what they are being served in the school cafeteria.

11/21/2014

Hornets owner Michael Jordan. (Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty Images)

Top 5 Tweets By MJ As He Took Over Hornets Twitter Account

Surprise, surprise — Michael Jordan trash talked on Twitter. He took a selfie, too.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

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Bears ‘Fans': Leave Trestman Daughters Alone, You Losers

Listen up, losers. Taking out your frustrations about the Chicago Bears on the daughters of Marc Trestman makes you subhuman.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

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View: NFL Fandom Map

Twitter has a county-by-county breakdown of who people root for.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2014

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Twitter Responds To Tom Brady Getting Benched

Here are the top 18 Tweets regarding Brady’s less than stellar performance.

09/30/2014

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U Of I Trustees Vote Not To Hire Professor After Controversial Tweets

University of Illinois trustees on Thursday voted not to hire a professor whose anti-Israel Twitter messages were deemed anti-Semitic by some, raising the likelihood of a lawsuit and further campus protests.

09/11/2014

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14 Hilarious Reactions to Wes Welker’s Suspension On Twitter

Here are the top 14 funniest reactions to Wes Welker’s suspension on Twitter.

09/03/2014

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Chicago A Top Terror Target; Ominous Tweet Connects ISIS Threat In City

Is the same radical group that executed a U.S. journalist this week making threats in Chicago?

08/22/2014

James Foley on assignment in Aleppo, Syria. (Credit:  Nicole Tung)

Twitter Suspending Accounts That Show Images Of James Foley Execution

The chief executive officer of Twitter says the social media service is actively suspending accounts that post images or video of the execution of an American journalist by Islamic extremists.

08/20/2014

CBS football analyst Phil Simms. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Good For Phil Simms

The slow fade of the “Redskins” nickname is taking shape.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

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How To Easily Book Last-Minute Travel

Even when consumers decide to book a trip at the last minute, they can still find some great bargains.

08/13/2014

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Reports: University Of Illinois Rescinds Job Offer To Professor Over Israel Comments

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has reportedly decided not to hire a controversial professor whose anti-Israel writing has lit up Twitter like gasoline on a fire.

08/07/2014

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