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  • Shamrock Shuffle a colorful opening of Chicago running season
    Shamrock Shuffle a colorful opening of Chicago running season

    Thousands of runners, joggers and walkers wound their way through the city, from Grant Park over the Chicago River, through the Loop and back to the park wearing exercise gear, tutus, masks, wigs and multi-colored shamrock underwear over their pants as the Chicago running season kicked off...

  • How to shoot a gun if you're a kid
    How to shoot a gun if you're a kid

    Rifle fire from the gun range below punctuated Jerry Kau’s directions to the 17 children on how to shoot. The kids, as young as 7, sat riveted behind long tables. The floor tingled with each shot.

  • Emanuel and Garcia scour city for votes
    Emanuel and Garcia scour city for votes

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia held dueling rallies and both made appearances before an African-American women’s convention Saturday as they scour the city for votes ahead of the April 7 runoff election.

  • Man fatally shot after argument over woman at South Loop lounge
    Man fatally shot after argument over woman at South Loop lounge

    An argument over a woman led to one man being killed and another wounded during a shooting inside a South Loop music lounge early Saturday, police said.

  • Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant learned on a cruise
    Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant learned on a cruise

    Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity's national administration, the university's president said Friday.

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