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Filed Under:United States / Chicago
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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Morning Box Score: Red Wings Scratch Past Blackhawks

Porous defense and Croey Crawford's shootout performance resulted in the Hawks giving Detroit two points at the UC. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Frostbite

One weather record was set while we slept. Another is in reach. [ more › ]

It's 2015, Let Your Apps Do The Work

This post is brought to you by Comcast XFINITY. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Cop Shoots Self At Courthouse

Also, the Bears are ditching a 4-3 base defense and the JRW whistleblower discusses ethics at DePaul. [ more › ]

Music Video Of The Day: Mucca Pazza's Tiny Desk Concert

Mucca Pazza just became the largest band in Tiny Desk Concert history to perform on the popular series from NPR. [ more › ]

Two Major Construction Projects Will Give Chicago Headaches In 2015

One project will provide motorists with relief during rush hour when completed, the other is already over budget. [ more › ]

The 10 Best Weekday Restaurant Specials In Chicago

Why gorge on 50 cent wings and $1 light beer when you can dine in style with these weekly specials? [ more › ]

'Shared Pain' Highlights Rauner's Inaugural Budget Address

Rauner should have simply stood at the dais, held up a knife, shouted 'austerity, bitches' and left the state capitol chamber. [ more › ]

Get Published By Curbside Splendor

Make those final edits; the local independent press is now accepting online book submissions through March 31. [ more › ]

Newly Discovered Dr. Seuss Book To Be Released In July

Our frozen Grinches hearts grew five times today with the news a new Dr. Seuss book is on its way. [ more › ]

Around Town: Iced Out

  We share some amazing and outstanding shots in Around Town today of the beauty that a brutal winter can create. [ more › ]

Louder Than A Bomb Youth Poetry Festival Marks 15th Anniversary

The largest youth poetry festival on the planet, LTAB draws in more than 1,000 participants between the ages of 13 and 25 from 120 Chicago-area schools and organizations. [ more › ]

Who Is Regina Rice, Ernie Banks' 'Caregiver?'

The woman at the center of the growing mess involving Ernie Banks' affairs reveals more about 'Mr. Cub's' personal life in court filings. [ more › ]

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken Coming To Chicago

Prepare yourself, Chicago, for fried chicken royalty is headed our way. [ more › ]

The Oscars And The Case of 3 Chicago Documentaries

While this weekend’s Academy Awards are not without controversy—perhaps the most puzzling category for Chicagoans is the feature documentary award. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: The Single Life

At least the sun is out this morning. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: 14th Diagnosed Case Of Measles In Illinois Confirmed

Thirteen of the 14 cases are associated with the same KinderCare facility in Palatine. [ more › ]

Friends Of The Parks Threatens Lawsuit If Obama Picks U Of C Library Bid

Friends of the Parks sent their version of a strongly worded letter to the president and First Lady. [ more › ]

Video: Elderly Wisconsin Man Hits Nine Cars In Parking Lot

A handful of Wisconsin car owners had a 'shit happens, what can you do?' moment last Friday when an elderly man hit nine cars in a Piggly Wiggly parking lot. [ more › ]

Red Pandas Make Their Debut At Lincoln Park Zoo

Zoo officials hope that Leafa, a 5-year-old female, and Phoenix, a 3-year-old male, will find a romantic connection with one another to help combat the species’ dwindling numbers. [ more › ]

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