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Rain closes Marquette Park Driving Range

This driving range, which is east of Marquette Park Golf Course across Kedzie Avenue, showed a big pool of water at its entrance gate.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Science Daily

Does this trunk make me look fat? Overweight zoo elephants no laughing matter

The birthrate for African elephants in zoos is declining, and researchers look for a link between inflammation and obesity that may be connected to the increase in infertility.

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Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sun 7/13: George Wendt, West Fest, and Tomato Blast

Need a good laugh? TV funnyman George Wendt of Cheers fame visits the Improv Nerd podcast at Stage 773.

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WPTV Local News

A kid-friendly guide to the Windy City

The Windy City has plenty of kid-friendly attractions to keep even the pickiest of children - and adults - pleased during your vacation.

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Chicago Sun-Times

3 dead, 22 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

Three people were killed and at least 22 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.

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Korea Herald

Chicago Democrats a protected species

Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades - as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church.

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Examiner.com

Where to buy children's clothes in Chicago

How much do you like to spend on clothes for your grandkids? Heaven knows, you can go from eight bucks for a cute summer dress for a 7-year-old to $100 for a stylish sweater with the kid's name on it - and on up to the stratosphere.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Tornado watch for northern Illinois, including Chicago

The National Weather Service declared a tornado watch for all of northern Illinois, including Chicago and surrounding areas, until 1 a.m., as strong thunderstorms rolled into the far west suburbs.

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Chicago Tribune

Richton Park man held on $1 million in South Chicago shooting

A Richton Park man was ordered held on $1 million and accused of shooting at a vehicle in the Avalon Park neighborhood, injuring a man.

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Examiner.com

Woodstock Folk Festival - and Other Great Stuff

Andrew Calhoun receives a lifetime achievement award at the Woodstock Folk Festival.

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Gapers Block

Riff Raff and Chicago Sounds @ Millennium Park, 7/7

Downtown Sound Mondays are among my favorite Chicago summer music events. Each week brings about a new crop of bands, singer-songwriters, electronic artists, and more for complimentary enjoyment in spacious Millennium Park.

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Chicago Reader

CPS has libraries without librarians

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett haven't found a way to hire school librarians.

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Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sat 7/12: Great Bull Run, Tour de Fat, and Willie Nelson

If running with the bulls in Spain is on your bucket list, then you're in luck. Today the bulls are coming to you for the Great Bull Run at the Hawthorne Race Course.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago Shakespeare Producers' Guild Hosts SEUSSAPALOOZA Today

Chicago Shakespeare Theater 's Producers' Guild announced today CST's inaugural Family Gala, Seussapalooza today, July 12, 2014, 11:00 a.m. at the Theater's home on Navy Pier.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, July 11-13

Presented by the Old Town School of Folk Music and the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce, the three-day festival will feature music, dance parties, participatory jams and plenty of family fun activities.

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Chicago Reader

How to celebrate Chicago Independent Bookstore Day

In case you haven't heard, Saturday is the first Chicago Independent Bookstore Day .

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Business Journal

Redmoon Theater rolling in dough to produce its Great Chicago Fire Festival

A rendering of what part of the Great Chicago Fire Festival spectacle could look like when it happens on the Chicago River in October.

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Blood on the Fourth of July

Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in Chicago, 82 people were shot in an 84-hour window , according to the Chicago Tribune .

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OakLeaves

Oak Park police arrest Chicago woman for vehicle burglaries

Wendy Thompson, 42, of Chicago, was arrested by Oak Park police on July 6 and charged with two counts of felony burglary, three counts of felony theft and one count of misdemeanor theft.

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The Washington Post

In Chicago, the Pilsen neighborhood reflects Mexican flavors

Outside Thalia Hall, the most happening new spot in Chicago's emerging Pilsen neighborhood, I do a double take.

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