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Postal union workers to protest at Staples in Loop

Postal union workers to protest at Staples in Loop

A long-simmering feud between the U.S. Postal Service and organized labor will hit the streets of downtown Chicago today...

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Emanuel won't take questions on red light ticket spikes

Emanuel won't take questions on red light ticket spikes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is scheduled to be out for a photo opportunity this afternoon at a school, but for the fifth straight...

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Tuesday could be hottest day of summer

Tuesday could be hottest day of summer

Chicago could be in for the hottest day of the summer Tuesday, with temperatures in the 90s to go with higher humidity.

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Google Glass: Paramedics' next tool

Google Glass: Chicago paramedics' next tool

While Google Glass' potential as a consumer device remains to be seen, Lauren Rubinson-Morris is excited about its...

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Millennials prefer cash savings to investment: survey

Millennials prefer cash savings to investment: survey

Nearly 40 percent of young adults would stash their spare cash in a savings account for long-term investment –...

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Man accused of threatening Funky Buddha bouncers with gun

Man accused of threatening Funky Buddha bouncers with gun

A Chicago man was accused of threatening two security guards with a gun outside the Funky Buddha Lounge early Sunday...

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Chicago man accused of cell phone snatching at bus stop

Chicago man accused of cell phone snatching at bus stop

A Chicago man was charged with robbery after he allegedly snatched a cell phone from the hand of a man waiting for a CTA...

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Cops: Man walked into home and fondled sleeping woman

Cops: Man walked into home and fondled sleeping woman

A 33-year-old man was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 after being charged with walking into a woman's Waukegan home...

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Illinois attorney general: Send concealed carry rejection cases back to review board

Illinois attorney general: Send concealed carry rejection cases back to review board

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan plans to ask Cook County Circuit Court judges to send cases involving concealed...

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Mural designs for Lake Shore Drive viaducts in Uptown

Mural designs for Lake Shore Drive viaducts in Uptown

The viaducts on Wilson and Lawrence Avenues under Lake Shore Drive in Uptown are ready for a facelift.

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Mayor, law enforcement meet privately with residents and community leaders over violence

Mayor, law enforcement meet privately with residents and community leaders over violence

On the heels of another bloody weekend in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and top local and federal law enforcement...

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BCBS members offered Divvy membership discounts

BCBS members offered Divvy membership discounts

Three months into Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois's sponsorship of Chicago's bike share program, Divvy, the health...

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Red light ticket spike fallout at City Hall

Red light ticket spike fallout at City Hall

A group of aldermen said Monday they will ask City Hall's top watchdog to investigate Chicago's beleaguered red light...

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Air quality alert in effect, 90s forecast for Tuesday

Air quality alert in effect, 90s forecast for Tuesday

If the predicted high for Tuesday reaches its mark, it would be just the third 90-degree day this year in Chicago.

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Here's a tip ...

Time to abolish the tipped minimum wage?

In the endless debate over the minimum wage, one subset of low-wage workers can get lost in the shuffle: those who...

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Man accused of Albany Park burglary

Man accused of Albany Park burglary

A Chicago man was accused of burglarizing an Albany Park home after attempting to steal 15 credit cards, a firearm and a...

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App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods

App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods

What is Chicago's greenest neighborhood, and which areas of the city need help to get there?

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Update: Girl, 17, found and back with family in Lincoln Park

Police search for missing 17-year-old Lincoln Park girl

A  17-year-old girl who didn't return to her Lincoln Park home Thursday has been found and reunited with her...

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Building a better urban bike in Chicago

Building a better urban bike in Chicago

It has been a wild ride for Team Chicago as it builds a better urban bike. Details keep them awake.

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Chicago Police Board fires cop whose gun was used in woman's suicide

Chicago Police Board fires cop whose gun was used in woman's suicide

The Chicago Police Board has fired a sergeant for his involvement in the death of a woman who allegedly used his gun...

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Special delivery from Emanuel: Cheesecake, $50,000 of it

Special delivery from Emanuel: Cheesecake, $50,000 of it

It’s the tell-tale sign that someone has arrived squarely on the good side of Mayor Rahm Emanuel: They get a...

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Man sues topless bar near Goose Island in son's drowning

Man sues topless bar near Goose Island in son's drowning

The father of an Elk Grove Village man who drowned in the Chicago River in April after becoming intoxicated is suing a...

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U.S. foreclosures fall, but on rise in Chicago

U.S. foreclosures fall, but on rise in Chicago

Foreclosure activity in some parts of the nation has dropped down to levels not seen since before the housing crisis,...

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Period Panties fueled by fashion crowdfunding

Period Panties fueled by fashion crowdfunding

Anthony Hall’s early 2014 Kickstarter campaign is the crowdfunding website’s fifth-most-funded...

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Man accused of hit-and-run in Logan Square

Man accused of hit-and-run in Logan Square

A Chicago man has been charged with five felonies after allegedly striking a Logan Square pedestrian with his car and...

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Police: Orange Line robbers had been riding trains all day

Police search for two armed robbers on CTA Orange Line

The two men suspected in this week’s Orange Line train-car robbery spent hours riding the rails before...

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Police warn of taxi robberies in Wicker Park

Police warn of taxi robberies in Wicker Park

The Chicago Police Department is warning taxi cab drivers for the second time this month about a series of robberies...

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'Drive-by compliments' hit Chicago, make the day better

'Drive-by compliments' hit Chicago, make the day better

Chicago, allow Blake Grigsby to make your day. 

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AFSCME to rally taxi drivers at afternoon event

Taxi drivers to rally at afternoon event in the Loop

Union leaders are planning to push their effort to strengthen Chicago cabbies' bargaining position with the city by...

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