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Gulf News
Iraqi forces close in on Daesh-held Tal Afarseizing several villages around the city.The offensive launched at dawn Sunday
Gulf News / Posted an hour ago
seizing several villages around the city.The offensive launched at dawn Sunday comes only weeks after Iraqi forces seized second city Mosul from Daesh and as the militants also face assaults on their positions in Syria.Tal Afar was once a major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mike Sonko Takes Over at City Hall as Kidero Concedes DefeatLillian Mutavi and Evelyne Musambi Nairobi's newly elected Governor Mike Sonko
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Lillian Mutavi and Evelyne Musambi Nairobi's newly elected Governor Mike Sonko was sworn in on Monday to become the city's second city county boss. The elaborate event at Uhuru Park was attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William... Read more
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express
Property prices UK: Midlands mini-BOOM as asking prices soar in Augustas HS2 and other transport and urban regeneration projects. "Birmingham is a n
express / Posted 3 hours ago
as HS2 and other transport and urban regeneration projects. "Birmingham is a notable hotspot, rivalling Manchester for second city status. "Most crucially, unlike London and the South East, house prices are within the reach of first-time... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Nick Marino battles adversity to win 2017 Loveland City golf championshipgrind. I came out with an eagle putt on one and three-putted it for par then ha
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
grind. I came out with an eagle putt on one and three-putted it for par then had a few costly bogeys," Edwards said of his second city championship. "But I really played good golf. I mean, I had 15 pars today; I just couldn't make a birdie. "It... Read more
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Daily Star
'We were so blessed to have little Julian' Tributes pour for Brit boy killed in Barcelonanot been confirmed. Julian’s cabinet maker dad Andrew, 42, flew 22 hours from
Daily Star / Posted 17 hours ago
not been confirmed. Julian’s cabinet maker dad Andrew, 42, flew 22 hours from his home in Sydney, Australia, to Spain’s second city in turmoil after hearing his wife and son had been caught up in the horror. Jom was in recovery after undergoing... Read more
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Rappler
Iraq launches battle for Tal Afar, ISIS bastion near Mosul(ISIS) group in Tal Afar, one of its last bastions in the country, in a new ass
Rappler / Posted 19 hours ago
(ISIS) group in Tal Afar, one of its last bastions in the country, in a new assault just weeks after ousting ISIS from second city Mosul. Once a key ISIS supply hub between Mosul – around 70 kilometers (45 miles) further east – and the Syrian... Read more
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The Economic Times
Iraq begins battle to retake Tal Afar, IS bastion near MosulTal Afar lies around 70 kilometres (45 miles) west of second city Mosul, which
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
Tal Afar lies around 70 kilometres (45 miles) west of second city Mosul, which Iraqi forces recaptured in early July in a major blow to the jihadists. In a televised speech early Sunday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, dressed in military uniform... Read more
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Business Standard India
Leave or be killed, Iraq PM tells IS as battle to retake Tal Afar beginsone of their last remaining strongholds in the region. The announcement comes
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
one of their last remaining strongholds in the region. The announcement comes a month after the capture by Iraqi forces of second city Mosul further east in a major blow to the jihadists. In a televised speech, Abadi, dressed in military uniform... Read more
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dna
Iraq begins battle to retake Tal Afar, IS bastion near Mosulone of their last remaining strongholds in the region. The announcement comes
dna / Posted yesterday
one of their last remaining strongholds in the region. The announcement comes a month after the capture by Iraqi forces of second city Mosul further east in a major blow to the jihadists. In a televised speech, Abadi, dressed in military uniform... Read more
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express
Catalonia has been HOTBED of extremism for years, expert says after jihadi linked to 9/11bin al-Shibh in Salou, the town next Cambrils. The tourist hotspot, around 120
express / Posted yesterday
bin al-Shibh in Salou, the town next Cambrils. The tourist hotspot, around 120km (75 miles) south of Barcelona, was the second city targeted by a terrorist group who attacked the Catalan capital on Thursday. A car sped through the busy Las... Read more
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birminghammail
Aston Villa fans: How many of these things can you relate to?Of course you are, but just in case you needed to check ahead of the second cit
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Of course you are, but just in case you needed to check ahead of the second city derby, see how many of these you can knowingly put a tick next to. The following list, put together with help from Villa blogger Colin Abbott and friend Andy... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Humanitarian crisis looms as Sierra Leone deaths reach 400organisation has warned that smaller mudslides have occurred since Monday in ea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
organisation has warned that smaller mudslides have occurred since Monday in eastern Freetown and in Sierra Leone's second city of Bo, with the rainy season far from over. More than 300 victims were buried on Thursday in a ceremony in the... Read more
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Rappler
Humanitarian crisis looms as Sierra Leone deaths reach 400organization has warned smaller mudslides have occurred since Monday in eastern
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
organization has warned smaller mudslides have occurred since Monday in eastern Freetown and in Sierra Leone's second city of Bo, with the rainy season far from over. More than 300 victims were buried on Thursday in a ceremony in the... Read more
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Island Packet
They gave us Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert and Amy Poehler (among others). Now they’re coming to Hilton Head.For more than 50 years, Chicago’s The Second City has served as a launching pad
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
For more than 50 years, Chicago’s The Second City has served as a launching pad for comedians, actors and directors. Now the legendary sketch and improv comedy group is bringing their act to Hilton Head’s Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Tickets are... Read more
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Gulf News
Gunmen kill seven relatives of Iraqi policemanfor the attack, said the assailants also blew up a car at the officer’s house.D
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
for the attack, said the assailants also blew up a car at the officer’s house.Daesh, which seized swathes of northern Iraq in a 2014 campaign, has been on the defensive since its ouster last month by Iraqi security forces from second ci... Read more
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Pendle Today
Beats Cancer: DJ Paul Taylor to rock Castleis celebrating 40 years behind the decks at the all day dance festival, also fe
Pendle Today / Posted 3 days ago
is celebrating 40 years behind the decks at the all day dance festival, also featuring electro group K Klass, Josh Butler, Second City and Judge Jules, once voted the number one DJ in the world by DJ magazine. “Beats Cancer is a very special and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Death toll from Sierra Leone floods crosses 400, says Red Crosscash. The Red Cross has warned that smaller mudslides have occurred since Mond
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
cash. The Red Cross has warned that smaller mudslides have occurred since Monday in eastern Freetown and in Sierra Leone’s second city of Bo, with the rainy season far from over. So far evacuations have been voluntary from affected areas, which Sy... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
From Barcelona to London Bridge, a look at terror attacks in Europe since 2015by the Islamic State. • April 3, 2017: Five people were killed when a bomb rip
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
by the Islamic State. • April 3, 2017: Five people were killed when a bomb ripped through an underground train in Russia’s second city of Saint Petersburg. A group suspected of links to Al-Qaeda claimed the attack, which was blamed on a Russian... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
12 shows to see nowof affirmative women's daytime talk shows — "What's Up Girl?" — is probably the
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
of affirmative women's daytime talk shows — "What's Up Girl?" — is probably the richest material of the night. Open run in Second City e.t.c. Theater in Piper's Alley, 1618 N. Wells St.; $19-$46 at 312-664-4032 or secondcity.com In honor of the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Booming hi-tech firms snap up Manchester office space in citylocation outside of London. Joe Gaunt, the UK managing director for WeWork, sa
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
location outside of London. Joe Gaunt, the UK managing director for WeWork, said: “Manchester is an obvious choice for our second city. “The city has excellent infrastructure and a growing tech and start-up sector and is showing itself to be an... Read more
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Herald.ie
Seventh heaven for Dubliners as they shine in Leaving Certacademic achievers in the state exam. By contrast, there was not a single stud
Herald.ie / Posted 4 days ago
academic achievers in the state exam. By contrast, there was not a single student who secured eight H1s in Ireland's second city, Cork. Countrywide, the number who achieved eight top marks in their exams was almost double the 2016 figure,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Buried by streaming TV. Send help.way of Seeso. A small note about Seeso. It was home to a small but delightfull
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
way of Seeso. A small note about Seeso. It was home to a small but delightfully melancholic series called “Shrink,” from Second City alums Tim Baltz and Ted Tremper, which filmed here last year and leveraged the city’s considerable pool of comedy... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Disposable Theatre Improv Comedy classes begin Sept. 10Northwest Indiana’s improv comedy groups Disposable Theatre and Same Difference
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 4 days ago
Northwest Indiana’s improv comedy groups Disposable Theatre and Same Difference performed at Donny’s Skybox Theatre at The Second City in Chicago. Cast members include, from left, Ben Blohm (Valparaiso); Nancy Murray (Valparaiso); Francis Veltri... Read more
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The Manila Times
Conflicts in Syria, Iraq far from over despite IS setbacksover as their governments face major political challenges, experts warn. In Ju
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
over as their governments face major political challenges, experts warn. In July, the jihadists lost control of Iraq’s second city, Mosul, in a major setback three years after declaring a “caliphate” straddling the two countries. Across the... Read more
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Reuters
East Libyan elite forces snub ICC over warrant for commanderin spring and early summer, towards the end of a three-year LNA campaign agains
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
in spring and early summer, towards the end of a three-year LNA campaign against Islamists and other opponents in Libya's second city. Videos circulated on social media appear to show Werfalli executing or overseeing the execution of masked and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The perfect spot for the Air & Water Showstep in, joined this year by five other ensembles and a world-premiere collabor
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
step in, joined this year by five other ensembles and a world-premiere collaborative finale, punctuated by emceeing by two Second City comedians. Aug. 19. Gala: 5 p.m. $275-$600. Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Performance: 7:30 p.m. $15-$75.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A revitalized Springfield is a key to Downtown’s resurgenceobservation that “the past isn’t dead. It isn’t even past.” Following the horr
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
observation that “the past isn’t dead. It isn’t even past.” Following the horrific events in Charlottesville and City Council President Anna Brosche’s bold plan to inventory and move Confederate memorials from public property to new... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cork City Hall rejection to extending city boundary ‘disappoints’ county mayorbehind Dublin and Belfast. “If we agreed to a more limited boundary extension,
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
behind Dublin and Belfast. “If we agreed to a more limited boundary extension, Cork City could go from being the second city in this country to possible third or fourth-tier status,” he said. “As it stands, Belfast is defined as a global... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dance for Life still supports those affected by HIV/AIDS but is looking in new directionsdancers, and the whole evening is anchored by hilarious commentary from emcees
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
dancers, and the whole evening is anchored by hilarious commentary from emcees Carisa Barreca and Kevin Sciretta of Second City. Everyone onstage donates their time, as do many of the crew and administrators working backstage, so that... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Conflicts in Syria, Iraq far from over despite Islamic State setbacksfrom over as their governments face major political challenges, experts warn.
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
from over as their governments face major political challenges, experts warn. In July the jihadists lost control of Iraq’s second city Mosul in a major setback three years after declaring a “caliphate” straddling the two countries. Across the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Template for a TyrantOrganisation (CIO) lying in the flag-draped coffin, a "hero" hardly known outsi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Organisation (CIO) lying in the flag-draped coffin, a "hero" hardly known outside his own secret world. Mugabe had been in second city Bulawayo the previous day with Namibian president Hein Geingob who opened the annual International Trade Fair... Read more
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Daily Star
Brit football fans flying to see the 2018 World Cup in Russia face a NASTY shockto 500,000 rubles (£6,450) a night, while no-star hotels are capped at 2,715 ru
Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
to 500,000 rubles (£6,450) a night, while no-star hotels are capped at 2,715 rubles (£35). And in St Petersburg, Russia's second city, a five-star sleep could cost 540,000 rubles (£6,950) while no-star hotels are limited to 5,430 rubles... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘City extension now of national importance’, warns Cork councillora “global city” and act as a development counterbalance to the Dublin-Belfast c
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
a “global city” and act as a development counterbalance to the Dublin-Belfast corridor. “We have to become the definitive second city in the State. The only show in town is the Mackinnon report, and the county council will have to work with it,”... Read more
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dna
Reuters Entertainment News Summaryartist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco In a small studio littered with
dna / Posted 6 days ago
artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt's second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits with tobacco. The... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Special performances planned for Loose Moose's 40th birthdayof Theatresports. Lindsay Mullen is coming back from Toronto where she current
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
of Theatresports. Lindsay Mullen is coming back from Toronto where she currently works as an actor and improviser with Second City Mainstage. Mullen is teaming up with Jamie Northan for late show versions of their hit improv show Truth or... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia foils two suicide bomberswere strewn across the carriage of the train blown up between Sennaya Ploshchad
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
were strewn across the carriage of the train blown up between Sennaya Ploshchad and Sadovaya metro stations in Russia's second city. Russian citizen Akbarzhon Jalilov, 22, who was born in Kyrgyzstan, was named by security services as the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
‘SNL’ star Rachel Dratch gets 20-year-old Chicago parking ticketreceived any demands to pay the ticket. The ticket, issued Dec. 8, 1997, dates
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
received any demands to pay the ticket. The ticket, issued Dec. 8, 1997, dates to Dratch’s time as a member of the Second City troupe — and was apparently plastered on her Honda at 150 W. North Ave. — yards from the theater, leading Dratch... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mugabe not Nkomo was bent on Civil WarSalisbury, where they would be located side by side. A similar camp would be e
New Zimbabwe / Posted 7 days ago
Salisbury, where they would be located side by side. A similar camp would be established at Entumbane in the country’s second city, Bulawayo. Nkomo was deeply upset, telling a colleague that he found himself in an “impossible situation”. Zapu... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobaccoALEXANDRIA, Egypt: In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in E
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt: In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt's second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits with tobacco. The cigarettes fuel his art; he breaks them in... Read more
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EuroNews
Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobaccoALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) – In a small studio littered with empty cigarette p
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) – In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt’s second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits with tobacco. The cigarettes fuel his art; he breaks... Read more
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The Star
Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobaccoALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - In a small studio littered with empty cigarette p
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt's second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits with tobacco. The cigarettes fuel his art; he breaks... Read more
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NBC Miami
'SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Old Parking Ticket From ChicagoIt's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right aro
NBC Miami / Posted 9 days ago
It's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right around the time Dratch was a member of the Second City cast in Chicago. Sure enough, the "offense location" is listed as 150 W. North Ave., just a block from the... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
'SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Old Parking Ticket From ChicagoIt's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right aro
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 9 days ago
It's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right around the time Dratch was a member of the Second City cast in Chicago. Sure enough, the "offense location" is listed as 150 W. North Ave., just a block from the... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
'SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Old Parking Ticket From ChicagoIt's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right aro
NBC Connecticut / Posted 9 days ago
It's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right around the time Dratch was a member of the Second City cast in Chicago. Sure enough, the "offense location" is listed as 150 W. North Ave., just a block from the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
'SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Old Parking Ticket From ChicagoIt's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right aro
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
It's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right around the time Dratch was a member of the Second City cast in Chicago. Sure enough, the "offense location" is listed as 150 W. North Ave., just a block from the... Read more
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NBC New York
'SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Old Parking Ticket From ChicagoIt's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right aro
NBC New York / Posted 9 days ago
It's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right around the time Dratch was a member of the Second City cast in Chicago. Sure enough, the "offense location" is listed as 150 W. North Ave., just a block from the... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
'SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Old Parking Ticket From ChicagoIt's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right aro
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 9 days ago
It's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right around the time Dratch was a member of the Second City cast in Chicago. Sure enough, the "offense location" is listed as 150 W. North Ave., just a block from the... Read more
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NBC Washington
'SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Old Parking Ticket From ChicagoIt's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right aro
NBC Washington / Posted 9 days ago
It's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right around the time Dratch was a member of the Second City cast in Chicago. Sure enough, the "offense location" is listed as 150 W. North Ave., just a block from the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
'SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Old Parking Ticket From ChicagoIt's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right aro
NBC Bay Area / Posted 9 days ago
It's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right around the time Dratch was a member of the Second City cast in Chicago. Sure enough, the "offense location" is listed as 150 W. North Ave., just a block from the... Read more
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NBC San Diego
'SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Old Parking Ticket From ChicagoIt's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right aro
NBC San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
It's from TWENTY years ago." The ticket was issued on Dec. 8, 1997 — right around the time Dratch was a member of the Second City cast in Chicago. Sure enough, the "offense location" is listed as 150 W. North Ave., just a block from the... Read more
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