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Overnight parking ban starts Monday

Overnight parking ban starts Monday

The annual winter parking ban is in place through April.

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Fitness classes to be offered at new Maggie Daley Park early next year

Fitness classes to be offered at new Maggie Daley Park early next year

It's yet another sign that Maggie Daley Park is days away from opening.

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 Obama visits Chicago to tout immigration action, cites Ferguson controversy

Obama visits Chicago to tout immigration action, cites Ferguson controversy

The president arrives in Chicago on Tuesday afternoon.

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 City Hall sit-in morphs into march along Michigan Avenue

City Hall sit-in morphs into march along Michigan Avenue

About two dozen members of the Chicago chapter of Black Youth Project 100 started a sit-in Tuesday morning.

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No injuries in small fire at old Main Post Office

No injuries in small fire at old Main Post Office

The fire broke out on the top floor of the building that spans the Congress Expressway in and out of downtown Chicago.

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In Chicago, Ferguson protesters take to Lake Shore Drive

In Chicago, Ferguson protesters take to Lake Shore Drive

The protesters headed into the Loop; police declined to comment on whether any arrests arrests were made.

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UPDATED: U of C student admits to hacking hoax

UPDATED: U of C student admits to hacking hoax

A threatening incident that the University of Chicago originally said was the act of a hacker has been ruled a hoax.

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Google pinpoints worst Thanksgiving traffic time

Google pinpoints worst Thanksgiving traffic time

Leaving work early Wednesday? Consider skipping out right after lunch.

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Travel warnings, flight delays as rain turns to snow

Travel warnings, flight delays as rain turns to snow

The National Weather Service warned of slippery travel conditions as rain turned to snow in the Chicago area Monday...

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Chicago's outdoor art gallery

Chicago's outdoor art gallery

Chicago's museums aren't the only homes to thought-provoking, inspiring and exceptional works of art.

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Holiday shopping: Hidden interest could come back to bite you

Holiday shopping: Hidden interest could come back to bite you

This holiday shopping season, if a retailer offers you a financing deal that sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

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Chicago Police to monitor West Town for DUIs this weekend

Chicago Police to monitor West Town for DUIs this weekend

CPD will be stopping cars at random in West Town and other parts of the 14th District Saturday night to check for people...

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2014 CTA Holiday Train schedule

2014 CTA Holiday Train schedule

It's heeere! CTA announces 2014 Holiday Train schedule

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Divvy's 'Holidivvy' candy cane bikes are back

Divvy's 'Holidivvy' candy cane bikes are back

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Macy's cited after 4 employees hurt while making breakfast

Macy's cited after 4 employees hurt while making breakfast

Cooking incident leaves 4 hurt at Loop Macy's.

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North Side food delivery drivers are robbery targets, police warn

North Side food delivery drivers are robbery targets, police warn

North Side food delivery drivers are robbery targets, police warn

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Free admission for Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon; $12 skate rental

Free admission for Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon; $12 skate rental

Free admission for Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon; $12 skate rental

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Will Illinois see a minimum wage bump?

Will Illinois see a minimum wage bump?

The minimum wage sits in legislative limbo this week as state lawmakers convene during the last months of Pat Quinn's...

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Chicago Park District $448.6M budget: Expanded park programs, fee increases in '15

Chicago Park District $448.6M budget: Expanded park programs, fee increases in '15

Chicago Park District $448.6M budget: Expanded park programs, fee increases in '15

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Dead trees turned into art in parks, along Chicago's lakefront

Dead trees turned into art in parks, along Chicago's lakefront

The newest installment is west of Lake Shore Drive, near the Belmont Avenue exit.

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New plan on Illinois minimum wage hike: $11 an hour by 2017

New plan on Illinois minimum wage hike: $11 an hour by 2017

Senate Democrats have renewed their push to raise the state's minimum wage.

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4 shot, 1 fatally, in Humboldt Park are casualties of ongoing clash

4 shot, 1 fatally, in Humboldt Park are casualties of ongoing clash

Four people were shot Wednesday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, officials said.

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[UPDATED] U of C: Feds investigate threatening Facebook hack

[UPDATED] U of C: Feds investigate threatening Facebook hack

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The University of Chicago has determined that the Facebook incident was not, in fact, due to hacking....

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Chicago City Council approves Emanuel budget 46-4

Chicago City Council approves Emanuel budget 46-4

The $7.3 billion spending plan puts off one of the city┬┐s thorniest financial issues until after voters go to the...

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Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Ukrainian Village are bike-theft hotspots: Analysis

Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Ukrainian Village are bike-theft hotspots: Analysis

Where are bikes most likely to get stolen in Chicago?

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CTA: Brown, Purple Line Express service resumes after fire

CTA: Brown, Purple Line Express service resumes after fire

The question: Will the Brown, Purple Line trains be up and running by the evening commute?

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 Blase Cupich becomes Chicago's archbishop

Blase Cupich becomes Chicago's archbishop

Discussed the role of religion in young people's lives, clergy sexual abuse scandal.

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Riders advocate for No. 11-Lincoln bus service at CTA budget hearing

Riders advocate for No. 11-Lincoln bus service at CTA budget hearing

Since the CTA cut a portion of the No. 11-Lincoln Avenue bus two years ago, Krista Kempe has found herself struggling to...

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Avoiding poop cars: A survival guide to riding the CTA in winter

Avoiding poop cars: A survival guide to riding the CTA in winter

Baby, it's cold outside. And stinky in some train cars.

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