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4 min ago | Chicago Reader

Follow DJ Spinn as he shops for records at Pitchfork

Here's the premise: we gave six acts playing Pitchfork some scratch to spend on a record or a book, then browsed the fair with them to see what they ended up with.

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4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Hancock Center's skyline view ranked among nation's best

A travel website lists the view from atop the John Hancock Center as one of the best in America, alongside a swath of beachside and mountain panoramas.

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8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced Monday that Beijing-based MAD Architects would be the principal designer for the site, while Chicago's Studio Gang would design the landscape and a bridge to the city's Northerly Island nature area.

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8 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the... Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Officer hurt, man dead in Bucktown police-involved shooting

A Chicago police officer was injured in a police-involved shooting in the Bucktown neighborhood early this morning that also left a man dead, authorities said.

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12 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Newport school closure for Nato summit

AS FEW as seven Newport schools could be fully open during September's two-day Nato summit at Celtic Manor, as fears over "major disruption" along the M4 corridor cause head teachers and governors to close schools and take inset days instead.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Architect brings fresh spin to Maggie Daley Park

Strolling through Maggie Daley Park, stubble on his face and a yellow hard hat covering his graying red hair, Michael Van Valkenburgh paused before the contours of an undulating ice skating loop that will weave through a stand of evergreens.

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Chicago Sun-Times

2 men charged with attempted murder in shooting of 3-year-old boy

Two Southwest Side men have been charged in a shooting that left a 3-year-old boy with bullet wounds in his stomach and hip Friday night.

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Chicago Tribune

Local health care outreach program to Muslims ends with Ramadan

As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close on Monday, an annual outreach program aimed at educating Chicago-area Muslims about the importance of health care is finishing up as well.

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Chicago Reader

Inside the Pink Palace of the Edgewater Beach Apartments

Deliciously pink, with cakelike adornments, the confection that is the Edgewater Beach Apartments seems as if it could've been Wes Anderson's inspiration for The Grand Budapest Hotel .

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Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sun 7/27: Word Weekend, Fed Up Fest, and 7 Seconds

Writers, hip-hop artists, spoken-word poets, songwriters, and visual artists join forces for Word Weekend, an expansive series of performances and lectures at the Museum of Contemporary Art that celebrates the complexities and pleasures of language.

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Journalgazette.net

Clean-water advocate uses beer as rally cry

Ian Hughes, of Goose Island Brewery in Chicago, has found that using beer as a catapult to water conservation means people listen.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Chicago girl mourned amid new shootings

FOREST PARK – Mourners said farewell Saturday to an 11-year-old Chicago girl who was killed by a stray bullet during a slumber party, a day after an attack at a church event in which a 13-year-old boy was gunned down and six other people were wounded.

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MarketWatch

Very light industry is booming in Chicago

One might say light industry is enjoying a renaissance in Chicago, with that lightest of light industries, comedy, expanding by leaps and bounds as two well-known improvisational theater companies embark on massive expansions.

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Chicago Tribune

Scene of the crime where toddler shot: 'It's spreading more over here'

The 3-year-old boy was outside with his mother, her boyfriend and another man about 10 p.m. Friday night in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

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Chicago Sun-Times

'So Chicago': Sentimental to silly in an Internet moment

Barry Levy, former longtime president of Moo & Oink with some Moo & Oink memorabilia.

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Chicago Reader

The ultimate Chicago bike, revealed-meet the BLACKLINE

At a Friday night release party, held in a warehouse next to Minimal's West Loop office, the bike prototype developed by Chicago's Oregon Manifest team was finally revealed to the public.

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My FOX Chicago

One killed, 12 wounded -- including boy, 3 -- in weekend shootings

A 13-year-old was killed and 12 others -- including a 3-year-old boy -- were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.

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Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sat 7/26: Wicker Park Fest, History of Freestyle, and Jeff the Brotherhood

Summer's halfway over, but street festivals are still going strong. This weekend Milwaukee Avenue will be taken over with food, art, and three stages of music for Wicker Park Fest.

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Chicago Reader

Two new guides to our fair city encourage you to go exploring

Chicago, as the cliche goes, is a city of neighborhoods. New York likes to make this claim too, as do Saint Louis and Seattle and probably every other city in America with that can be subdivided into distinct areas, each with its own special cultural and architectural character that attracts its own special stereotypical resident, easily identified ... (more)

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