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Chicago Teachers Union endorses Kim Foxx for state's attorney
For the first time in its history, the Chicago Teachers Union has decided to take sides in a Cook County state's attorney's campaign, endorsing Kim Foxx in the March 15 Democratic primary. The decision is the latest sign of how unusual the contest for …
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Trump notches another win as Rubio bids to elbow past Cruz
The 2014 agreement that persuaded a federal judge to release Chicago from the 42-year-old Shakman decree made City Council employees exempt positions. Stone's complaint attempts to get around that loophole by claiming that the workers' comp …
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Chicago music teacher suspended over YouTube rants
CHICAGO – A Chicago music teacher is suspended after videos surfaced on YouTube that are offensive to Jews, Muslims and individuals who are transgender. Students told CBS Chicago are conflicted about the posts as Chicago Public Schools investigates.
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Portillo's Second Chicago Location Opens in May
Portillo's director of marking Nick Scarpino said the decision on an additional Chicago restaurant came after “years” of fans asking the restaurant group for another location farther south than their staple River North store. "We like this specific …
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Cubs reportedly sign Matt Murton to minor league deal
Chicago Cubs' Matt Murton hits a home run against the Philadelphia Phillies in the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006 in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green). If there is one thing about Cubs fans that is almost undeniable, they …
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Andrew Shaw scores twice as Blackhawks win eighth straight

Andrew Shaw scores twice as Blackhawks win eighth straight
3 trade that sent him from the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Blackhawks for Jeremy Morin. “I didn't expect it. Especially after the season I went through. I was in the minor leagues, in the AHL, and then suddenly I got traded to Chicago and now I'm with …
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Chicago Police Board hears from residents on superintendent search
The Chicago Police Board heard from residents on topics from police-involved shootings to the need for more transparency at a special public meeting called to collect input on the selection of the next police superintendent. About 100 people attended …
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Stay Weather Aware With the NBC Chicago App
Inclement weather is unavoidable in the Chicago area. But when severe storms and winter snow are headed your way, it's important to know early and often what Mother Nature has in store. By downloading the NBC Chicago app, you can be the first alerted …
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Man builds igloo in middle of downtown Chicago

Man builds igloo in middle of downtown Chicago
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – Social media was all buzzing Wednesday about a mysterious igloo that appeared on Upper Wacker drive overnight. There was rumors that a homeless man built the large ice shelter circulated online. Several pictures of the igloo …
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Report Claims These Are the 10 Worst Chicago Suburbs
Researchers from RoadSnacks, a self-proclaimed infotainment website, ranked the 10 worst suburbs in the Chicago area. The list was compiled using categories including good education, lots of jobs, low crime, high incomes, high population density and …
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Chicago-Area College Professor Disputes University Accounts
Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins pauses during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Chicago. Hawkins, who's Christian, and posted her views on Facebook and wore a headscarf to show solidarity with Muslims, is disputing the …
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Chicago's future hinges on retooling schools for digital age
Arzate may be several states removed from Chicago, but his story is one that this region may want to heed. Chicago's economy once rested on the broad shoulders of steel mills and stockyards. Today it's reinventing itself — it's tech-driven and hungry …
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Chicago girl, 12, missing from West Elsdon

Chicago girl, 12, missing from West Elsdon
CHICAGO (STMW) – Chicago Police are asking for the public's help in finding a 12-year-old girl who went missing New Year's Day from her West Elsdon neighborhood home on the Southwest Side. Stephany Portes, of the 3800 block of West 55th Place, was …
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A house that was once the most expensive in Chicago just sold for a huge price
Most expensive house in Chicago ZillowThe 20,000-square-foot Chicago mansion was built over five continuous plots of land. It has six bedrooms, a home theater, and an indoor pool and spa. After initially being listed for a city-topping $ 18.75 million a …
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Some holiday gifts for Chicago teams [GALLERY]

Some holiday gifts for Chicago teams [GALLERY]
The past year was kind to some Chicago teams, and not so much to others. The Blackhawks took home the top prize for the third time in six years; the Cubs made quantum leaps; the Bulls are in a holding pattern; more of the same from the Bears; and, the …
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Christmas Dinner For Hundreds? No Problem For Chicago Chef
(CBS) – On a day that's all about love and caring, here is a story brimming with both. CBS 2's Susanna Song introduces us to a Chicago chef who opens his kitchen and his heart to those who need it most. Quentin Love and his staff spent the entire night …
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'Best bartender in Chicago' retires after 34 years at the Billy Goat Tavern
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – He has served millions of drinks during a career that has spanned four decades, and there's a good chance he served one to you if you stopped by the Billy Goat Tavern. Now, a Chicago original is calling it quits. FOX 32's Dane …
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The Latest: Protesters march in Chicago shopping district

The Latest: Protesters march in Chicago shopping district
Audio recordings of radio calls between Chicago police and a dispatcher show at least one officer had requested a Taser before the fatal police shooting of a black teenager. Seventeen-year-old Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by one of several …
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Chicago rapper King Louie 'doing well' after shooting
Johnson was shot about 3:30 p.m. while sitting in a vehicle in the 3900 block of West 83rd Street in the Ashburn neighborhood, according to Chicago police. The rapper, 27, is often credited with coining the term "Chiraq" and popularizing the drill rap …
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A Chicago sports holiday season [GALLERY]
By missing the playoffs again in 2015, the Chicago Bears will now not have been a part of the last five NFL postseasons. We checked in with members of the 1985 Bears to see what it feels like to be on a team that is losing (the opposite of the '85 Bears).
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Chicago Weather: Heavy rain, high winds impact holiday travel rush
While rain slowed holiday travelers in the Chicago area, we dodged the severe weather impacting other parts of the country on this busy travel day. However, winds are expected to increase overnight. A Wind Advisory is in effect for the Chicago area …
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