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Chicago Police to monitor West Town for DUIs this weekend

Chicago Police to monitor West Town for DUIs this weekend

The Chicago Police Department will be stopping cars at random in West Town and other parts of the 14th District Saturday...

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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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U of C: Feds investigate threatening Facebook hack

U of C: Feds investigate threatening Facebook hack

A group of University of Chicago students who petitioned the school to address its alleged “culture of racial...

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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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Riot Fest organizers: Humboldt Park repairs complete, cost about $150,000

Riot Fest organizers: Humboldt Park repairs complete, cost about $150,000

Some of the park still remains closed to the public.

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Millennium Park ice skating rink opens, just in time for cold blast

Millennium Park ice skating rink opens, just in time for cold blast

Park district's 7 seasonal rinks to open Nov. 28th.

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Kora update: Rescued pit meets public — and passes the test

Kora update: Rescued pit meets public

Pit found abandoned in an apartment begins meeting people.

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Past decade's rising food prices could mean pricey Turkey Day

Past decade's rising food prices could mean pricey Turkey Day

This Thanksgiving, food will hit us in the belly AND the wallet.

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Illinois plans to shop on Black Friday

Illinois plans to shop on Black Friday

They're gearing up for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and plan to blow their budget, survey says.

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CTA confiscates 200-plus U-Passes for fraud

CTA confiscates 200-plus U-Passes for fraud

Scofflaws were unmasked after pass checks at rail stations showed the rider and the picture on his pass didn't match.

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Woman sues Chicago over right to bare breasts in public

A woman ticketed in August for going topless during an event at Chicago's lakefront to promote women's rights to bare...

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City Council fetches OK for stray animal ordinance

City Council fetches OK for stray animal ordinance

The city was granted a tighter leash on its stray animals Wednesday when the City Council approved an ordinance to...

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Alderman want hearing on pot arrests

Intended legislation

In a news release, Burke said aldermen simply want to "determine if we have successfully undertaken what this...

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CTA rider develops app for wheelchair users

CTA rider develops app for wheelchair users

The free app that gives riders transit directions that only include CTA stations with working elevators and/or...

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34 homicides in October 2014

34 homicides in October 2014

Thirty-four homicides were reported in Chicago in October, up from 32 killings in October 2013, according to a RedEye...

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CTA crack down: Free-ride, reduced-fare Ventra cards

CTA crack down: Free-ride, reduced-fare Ventra cards

The problem is fueled by schemes and illegal card-sharing that costs the agency millions of dollars a year.

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