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Millennial Musings: Should I Freeze My Eggs?

By Kevinisha Walker CHICAGO (CBS) — This past October, Facebook and Apple announced that they will cover egg freezing for their employees, a process that could cost between $10,000 and $20,000 per cycle. While I don’t have the option to […]

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The Video Game Industry: Good For The Economy, Bad For Women?

A new study from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) highlights the impact the video game industry has on state economies — and it’s mostly good news. Sadly, the gaming industry continues to flail in one critical area: women.

11/14/2014

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Women Escorts Targeted In Robberies, Assaults: Police

The women are lured to abandoned buildings, where they are robbed and assaulted, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

10/28/2014

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Will Princesses Screaming Profanities About Rape Change The World?

By Wendy Widom, CBS 2 Social Media Editor & Heather Sadusky, CBS 2 Apprentice Warning: The FCKH8 video, which we link to in this article, contains frequent use of strong language and discusses topics that include […]

10/27/2014

Tips have been coming in after people saw this picture of a bracelet that belonged to one of the victims of a suspected serial killer. (Lake County, Ind. Coroner)

Photograph Of Jewelry Draws Tips In Serial Murder Case

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports from Gary, Ind.

10/23/2014

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Leave My Eggs Alone: Why Facebook & Apple Miss the Mark With Women

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — As a woman who had a child in her thirties and will probably encourage my daughter to freeze her eggs someday, I should be thrilled by the news that Facebook […]

10/17/2014

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Women vs. Women: When Female Competition Is a Destructive Force

Studies show how women can undermine each other at the office. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why.

10/06/2014

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Women Attacked In Series Of North Side Muggings

The incidents happened in Lakeview and in Ravenswood, not far from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home.

10/06/2014

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Chicago Conference Connects Entrepreneurial Moms From All Around the World

It’s a challenge for millions of women, balancing their business with their babies, but a group of Chicago moms are getting some help from each other. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains.

10/06/2014

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Stop Complimenting Me: A Mom & A Millennial Debate Superficial Praise 

By Wendy Widom, CBS Social Media Editor & Heather Sadusky, CBS Apprentice CHICAGO (CBS) — This morning, when CBS 2’s apprentice Heather Sadusky stopped by my desk, I opened the conversation not by asking about her evening […]

10/02/2014

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In New Ad, Viagra Recruits Women to Help Sell the Little Blue Pill

Viagra recently released a new ad featuring a beautiful woman drifting aimlessly along a sandy beach. Aimless, obviously, because the man in her life is struggling with erectile dysfunction. It’s the first time Viagra has launched an ad that appears to target women.

09/30/2014

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Forget About Ray Rice, The NFL Just Doesn’t Care About Women

Dear NFL, you need to prove that you think women actually have a worth.

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Chicago’s Women Basketball Players Feeling Sky-High Entering Finals

After barely making the playoffs, the Chicago Sky are headed to the WNBA finals to face the Phoenix Mercury.

09/04/2014

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Midlothian Turns Up The Heat To Catch Serial Mugger

A community policing event is planned for Tuesday in the south suburb, after four women have been attacked.

08/11/2014

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Facebook & Instagram Are Censoring Motherhood, Says 4th Trimester Bodies Project

Chicago photographer Ashlee Wells Jackson has come up against two formidable opponents, Facebook and Instagram, in her quest to help mothers feel good about their post-baby bodies.

07/30/2014

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Colbie Caillat’s “Try” Tells Women and Girls to Be Themselves

Colbie Caillat has a simple yet powerful message for women and girls: you can be exactly who you are, imperfections and all.

07/14/2014

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IT Firm To Train Minority Women In STEM Jobs

Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said his Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, is proud to work with UST Global in what’s called the “Step IT Up” program in Chicago.

06/19/2014

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Park Forest Police Warn Parents Against Letting Kids Walk Alone, After Attacks

The most recent attack came Wednesday, near Forest Trail Middle School. A man held a knife, motioning for a 13-year-old girl to come toward him. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

04/03/2014

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Expert: Racy Workplace Attire Can Stall Careers

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey explains how your wardrobe may be impacting your ability to get ahead.

12/16/2013

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Women’s Shelter Without Heat Amid Financial Struggles

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on what led to this cold crisis.

10/24/2013

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