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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

Astronaut Reid Weisman took this photograph of Chicago, Detroit, and Milwaukee from the International Space Station. (Credit: Twitter/@astro_reid)

Astronaut Takes Dazzling Photos Of Chicago From Space

If Reid Wiseman’s career as an astronaut and naval aviator doesn’t work out, he might want to think about taking up professional photography.

08/06/2014

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13 Reasons Why You Need To Follow Joel Embiid On Twitter Now

The Philadelphia 76er has been chatting up Kim Kardashian and Rihanna in recent weeks but the 20-year-old Cameroonian has been making a splash on twitter for sometime now. Here are 13 of his best tweets and 13 reasons why you need to follow this future NBA star.

07/31/2014

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. (Jason Miler/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Manziel Is Great Theater, Regardless

This reality show is almost too good to be true.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL Counts On Our Hypocrisy

The NFL is a guilty pleasure that became guiltier last week.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2014

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AP Tweet About Malaysia Airlines Crash Creates Chaos On Twitter

A factually correct, but poorly worded Tweet from the Associated Press, created the impression that a second tragedy had occurred in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines crash in the Ukraine.

07/23/2014

LeBron James. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bernstein: The Art Of Following Nothing

When the absence of story is becoming the story, we’ve really crossed into the absurd.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Germany routed Brazil, 7-1, on Tuesday to reach the World Cup final. (Getty Images)

Germany-Brazil Match Was Most Tweeted Sporting Event Ever

It was hard to believe what was unfolding in Germany’s 7-1 rout of the hosts.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

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11 Hilarious ‘Things Tim Howard Could Save’ Memes On Twitter

Here are the top eleven #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave we found on Twitter.

07/02/2014

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Twitter Bio Could Play Role In Jimmy Graham Missing Out On $5.3 Million

Graham is in a dispute over whether he’s should be classified as a receiver or tight end.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

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Man Behind Peoria Mayor Twitter Parody Suing Over Police Raid

Jon Daniel was behind the fake Twitter account @Peoriamayor, posting comments about sex and drugs, among other things. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis called the posts “absolute filth.”

06/12/2014

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Blackhawks Twitter Account Mistakenly Sent Derogatory Tweet About Mexican President

Autocorrect and autofilling are the worst.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2014

Ravens running back Ray Rice, right, with wife Janay. (Getty Images)

Ravens Disastrously Live Tweet Ray Rice Press Conference

Well, that didn’t come across quite like they envisioned.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2014

Blackhawks fans at the 2013 Stanley Cup victory parade. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: No More Blackhawks Bandwagon

In seven years, the knowledge and commitment of Blackhawks fans has changed for the better.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2014

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Consumers Turning To Twitter To Air Beefs

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker shows you a new way more customers are getting their complaints seen and resolved.

05/15/2014

Marshall Henderson. (Getty Images)

Marshall Henderson Backtracks After Making Homophobic Tweets About Michael Sam

Twitter and Henderson are a volatile mix.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2014

Marcin Gortat #4 of the Washington Wizards fights for a rebounds against Taj Gibson #22 and Mike Dunleavy #34 of the Chicago Bulls in first quarter action of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Chicago Bulls during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Verizon Center on April 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NBA Handles Twitter Threats Sent To Wizards After Beating Bulls

One man “actually made some terrorist threats to us,” Marcin Gortat said.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2014

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No Charges Over Fake Peoria Mayor Twitter Account

After Mayor Jim Ardis filed a criminal complaint over the matter, police raided a home last week, seizing computers and hauling residents in for questioning. The action sparked criticism that the mayor had abused his powers and violated free speech rights.

04/23/2014

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U.S. Airways Tweets Out Porn After Customer Complaint

On several levels, a pornographic tweet sent out by U.S. Airways may be the most amusing and embarrassing corporate social media gaffes ever.

04/15/2014

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