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2014/12/21 06:16
2014/12/21 06:16
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Fans in Grant Park react during a Group G World Cup soccer match between Portugal and the U.S. on June 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Fans were turned away from the free event after a 10,000-person...
2014/12/21 06:16
2014/12/21 06:16
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2014/12/20 17:50
2014/12/20 17:50
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Friday’s State Scores Abingdon 59, Galva 26 Addison Trail 63, Leyden 53 Alton 61, Collinsville 53 Arcola 65, Neoga 48 Athens 64, Mt. Pulaski 54 Auburn 72, Illini Central 54 Augusta Southeastern...
2014/12/20 13:13
2014/12/20 13:13
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When Mayor Rahm Emanuel last week pronounced the proposed Wanda Vista tower by architect Jeanne Gang “a great building,” he didn’t just misjudge a promising but problematic preliminary design for what...
2014/12/19 03:13
2014/12/19 03:13
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday sought to make the case for his first-term record on ethics and pledged to put more information online about bidding for City Hall contracts if he's re-elected. Not...
2014/12/17 19:13
2014/12/17 19:13
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Dog-loving downtown Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) is urging his constituents to hound the Chicago Park District about its decision to ban dogs at its latest crown jewel: $60 million Maggie Daley Park,...
2014/12/15 03:13
2014/12/15 03:13
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At this awkward stage in its young life, the new Maggie Daley Park brings to mind a gangly teenager. Energetic? Absolutely. GracefuI? Not yet. It's strange to come upon this park, whose towering,...
2014/12/15 02:56
2014/12/15 02:56
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Start-up expands into Granta Park Pictured, from left, are Lycotec business development manager William George, Granta Park facilities manager Tracy Carpenter, Lycotec senior scientist Nigel Kyle,...
2014/12/14 05:45
2014/12/14 05:45
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This Sunday marks two years since 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 children and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, before turning his gun on himself. For...
2014/12/13 00:45
2014/12/13 00:45
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Lots going on in the city this weekend. Here are a few events and activities worth checking out. 1) Hit up the St. Lucia Festival of Lights in Andersonville this Saturday, Dec. 13. The neighborhood...
2014/12/12 19:13
2014/12/12 19:13
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Maggie Daley Park will open to the public Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in the northeast corner of Grant Park downtown. As this high-profile park is unveiled, we had a few questions for Michael Van...
2014/12/11 23:46
2014/12/11 23:46
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More than 10,000 people call the neighborhood of Lakeshore East home, many of whom are dog owners. Residents told NBC 5 they were repeatedly assured during development of the $62 million park that...
2014/12/11 02:13
2014/12/11 02:13
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Leah Laurie wants to be able to walk her three-year-old dog Ricky, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, across the street at the new Maggie Daley Park. But the Chicago Park District won't allow it. Just...
2014/12/10 16:51
2014/12/10 16:51
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Getting pumped for the next racing season yet? The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K marks the unofficial start of racing season in Chicago, and you can watch the race live at NBC Chicago as...
2014/12/10 14:24
2014/12/10 14:24
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FORRES is hoping to host the European Pipe Band Championships for another three years. The initial bid comes to an end after 2015, but organisers, Forres Events Ltd, are in the process of submitting...
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2014/12/09 21:15
2014/12/09 21:15
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Scott Koskie played for the Canadian national team between 1995 and 2008. (JEFF DE BOOY / FREE PRESS FILES) An NFL star, a popular Bisons coach and an Olympian are among the nine new inductees to the...
2014/12/09 10:45
2014/12/09 10:45
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This black-and-white photo released by Obama for America shows President Barack Obama and his bride Michelle Robinson on their wedding day Oct. 18, 1992, in Chicago. After his first year at Harvard,...
2014/12/09 01:13
2014/12/09 01:13
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After two years of construction and nearly $55 million in spending, the first part of the much-anticipated Maggie Daley Park will open Saturday when the ice skating ribbon debuts, giving residents and...
2014/12/08 23:45
2014/12/08 23:45
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Some Chicago events are worth planning ahead for. Here are a few you don’t want to miss. Registration is now open for the 36th annual Shamrock Shuffle. It’s the largest 8K road race in the world, and...
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2014/12/08 15:46
2014/12/08 15:46
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... Shamrock Shuffle By The Numbers The annual race will be held next year on March 29 and will welcome 40,000 runners to start and finish the race at Grant Park. “For more than three decades, the...
2014/12/07 12:13
2014/12/07 12:13
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Former Chicago Park District CEO and Superintendent Tim Mitchell, who was instrumental in bringing Lollapalooza to Chicago, was found dead in his North Side home Wednesday. Mr. Mitchell, 49, died in...
2014/12/21 06:16
2014/12/21 06:16
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