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Kyle Koran, a former Peotone High student, allegedly posted a message on Twitter, threatening to blow up the school. (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Teens Arrested For School Bomb Threats Made On Twitter

Two teenagers who used Twitter to threaten to blow up their southwest suburban high schools in unrelated incidents this week have been charged with making bomb threats, police said.

08/27/2013

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Got Food Poisoning? City Is Watching Your Tweets

If you post a tweet about a recent bout of food poisoning, you might expect to receive a tweet back from the city’s Health Department–encouraging you to file a report.

08/13/2013

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Chicago Parks Offering Rewards Program To Attract Teens

You start by going to http://www.chiparkpoints.com and earning 100 points just to register and an additional 75 points for linking your social media accounts to the program.

08/13/2013

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Police To Use Twitter, Texting To Communicate With Residents

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy will be unveiling some technological additions designed to improve the department’s communication with the community.

07/08/2013

Tom Thibodeau and Gar Forman. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Behind The Bulls Conflict

Tension upstairs at the Berto Center brings back the good old days of Bulls basketball.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2013

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Baffoe: Let’s Mock People Attracted To Aaron Hernandez

For being a detriment to every female who has worked so hard to break down stereotypes in the sports world, these folks deserve a public shaming. So come along as we put the microscope on some seriously misguided people whose parents have failed hard.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2013

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Twitter Reacts To Jim Belushi Hoisting The Stanley Cup

Someway, somehow Jim Belushi wedged himself into the spotlight of the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup Final celebration.

670 The Score–06/25/2013

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Video: NBA Players Read Mean Tweets About Themselves

Twitter has become an unrestricted area where users can anonymously say whatever they want to whomever they want without consequence.

670 The Score–06/10/2013

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Student Sues School Over Suspension For Twitter Comment

Lowell High School graduate Delaina Trusty claimed she was wrongly punished for her use of Twitter while she was away from school.

06/06/2013

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Bears Agree To Terms With First Round Draft Pick Kyle Long

The Chicago Bears and first-round draft pick Kyle Long agreed to a four-year contract Friday.

05/17/2013

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AP Twitter Feed Hacked: Tweet About White House Explosion Bogus

Hackers briefly took over the Associated Press’ Twitter account, and posted a tweet about a bogus explosion at the White House that injured the president.

04/23/2013

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Bernstein: Your Questions, Answered

We asked for your submissions and you obliged. Many were predictably obtuse and pointless. Most, actually. But there were a handful worthy of thoughtful response.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2013

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City Hall Workshop Helps Entrepreneurs Boost Business With Twitter

The “Twitter for the Technologically Challenged” workshop at City Hall showed Mark Gray how he can better showcase electricity-saving products from his energy-auditing business.

WBBM Newsradio–04/12/2013

St. James Catholic Church. (Credit: Friends of St. James)

St. James Supporters Tweet Pope To Save Historic Church

Parishioners at a Bronzeville church slated for demolition hope a media-savy pope will answer their prayers to save it, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.

03/31/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about the murder of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, an honor student who had performed with her school band at President Barack Obama's inauguration. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Administration Loses Social Media Guru

You probably don’t know his name, but he helped you figure out where Chicago’s snowplows were this winter.

03/31/2013

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Phil Jackson’s Typo-Filled Tweet Was Actually An Advertisement

Well done, AOL. You fooled us.

670 The Score–03/28/2013

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Tips For Using Social Media To Score A Chicago Job

Step one to landing a great job? Update all online profiles.

02/25/2013

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Profiled: A Web Administrator In Chicago

Succeeding in a web admin role in Chicago takes a strong education and diligence.

02/25/2013

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Horrible (Love) Horoscopes: Aries & Pisces

Look, guys, you’re a great couple. Aries and Pisces! You just go together really well. Like peanut butter and jelly. Like salami and mayonnaise. Like fried chicken nuggets on top of cheap mall pizza.

02/12/2013

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On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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