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A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

Park District Apologizes For Problems With Online Registration

The Chicago Park District’s newly-redesigned website crashed Tuesday morning as thousands of people flooded the site, trying to register for spring programs.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2012

Zbiddy.com is a "penny auction" website that costs considerably more than a penny to use. (CBS)

‘Penny Auction’ Websites Generating Complaints

An iPad for $40, a Kindle for $20 — those are the kind of bargains penny auction websites are promising this Christmas season. But the Better Business Bureau says complaints against the companies in the Chicago area are up more than 400 percent, CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

12/05/2011

School day website. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Schools Launch New Website On Longer School Day

Chicago Public Schools administrators want your input on how to use the extra time that will be added to the school day starting next year.

09/20/2011

Jail/Prison

Sheriff’s Warrant Database Leads To Dozens Of Tips, 5 Arrests

Within three days of posting active arrest warrants on their website, Cook County Sheriff’s police have received more than 100 tips and made at least five arrests of wanted fugitives.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

After Mayor Rahm Emanuel took office in 2011, the city asked residents to go to the city website to submit ideas on how to balance the city's budget for 2012. (Photo credit: cityofchicago.org)

Mayor Calls Some Who Posted Budget Ideas On City Website

Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked for Chicago residents’ help in coming up with ways to balance the budget and the people have responded. More than 2,000 people have posted ideas on the city’s website. CBS 2 has learned that the mayor has now begun reaching out to those offering the most promising ideas.

CBS 2–08/04/2011

Screen grab from the Wavee.com website (Wavee.com)

Bidders, Beware: Online Auction Site Racks Up Complaints

It’s called Wavee.com, and you can supposedly get a steal of a deal. Or can you? Consumer advocates tell a different story.

CBS 2–03/24/2011

University of Chicago campus

U Of C Students Launch ‘Hookups’ Website

A group of University of Chicago students have created a new website that offers students help to hook up with other students for casual sexual encounters.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Ozzie Guillen

Ozzie Guillen Launches Website

The internet may have just changed for ever. First there was Facebook, then MySpace and then Twitter. Now we can welcome OzzieGuillen.com to the digital world.

670 The Score–01/21/2011

CTA Train Tracker website

CTA Launches Train Tracker Website

The CTA has launched its CTA Train Tracker website, allowing riders to use their computers and smart phones to view estimated arrival times for trains on all eight CTA rail lines.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2011

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State Unveils Improved Website On Road Conditions

Aerial imagery, winter driving conditions, road construction, points of interest. It’s all part of an overhauled state website about getting around Illinois.

12/01/2010

Groupon

Will Groupon Deals Change If Google Takes Over?

It’s a marriage proposal made in cyberspace, and one of the participants is a Chicago company. Groupon has skyrocketed from startup to worldwide phenomenon. Now Google wants to swallow it up — perhaps for as much as $6 billion.

CBS 2–11/30/2010

Cheapism

There’s a way to research great deals online without paying a subscription or having to sign up for anything.

10/27/2010

Cheapism.com

Consumer Website Compares Best Deals On Products

There’s a way to research great deals online without paying a subscription or having to sign up for anything. It’s a consumer website called Cheapism.com.

CBS 2–10/27/2010

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