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1 hr ago | www.chicagotribune.com | topmod12

Stay out of Lake Michigan, Weather Service warns

As if today's cool temperatures and cold water weren't enough, the National Weather Service is warning Chicago-area swimmers to stay out of Lake Michigan because of rip currents and dangerous waves.

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1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Collaboraction to Bring Crime Scene Chicago to Four Neighborhoods Next Month

Collaboraction returns this summer to incite change on a hyperlocal level by embedding its smash hit, docu-drama live theater experience Crime Scene Chicago in four different Chicago neighborhoods on four consecutive weekends in August: Updated and renamed Crime Scene Chicago: Let Hope Rise 2014, the summer tour of Collaboraction's theatrical ... (more)

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1 hr ago | Forbes.com

No, Global Warming Did Not Create Chicago's Aging Sewers

Global warming is not the reason why Chicago's 1800s-era sewer system occasionally floods people's basements, despite Washington Post propaganda to the contrary.

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1 hr ago | Phoenix New Times

10 Things to Eat and Drink in Chicago

This time of year, conversations at Chow Bella staff meetings tend to turn to who's eaten what and where.

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3 hrs ago | News Max

Emanuel's Mayoral Fortunes Rapidly Declining in Chicago

Even before the gun violence this weekend that took the lives of at least 4 people in a reported 40 shooting incidents, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in political hot water.

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5 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Crime takes a holiday in The Purge: Anarchy

The Purge , a surprise hit last year, takes place in a futuristic U.S. whose totalitarian government, hoping to exorcise homicidal impulses in the populace, has instituted an annual holiday during which all laws are suspended for one night.

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10 hrs ago | YoChicago

Midtown Square apartments in Glenview target Q4 occupancy

Midtown Square , a mixed-use development on a 2.7 acre site at Glenview Rd and Church St in downtown Glenview, is targeting Q4 2014 occupancy for its 138 one- and two-bedroom apartments.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Chicago Tribune

White House honors 2 Chicagoans for arts, humanities

President Barack Obama will award medals on Monday to prominent figures in the arts and humanities, including two Chicagoans: Joan Harris, a leading patron of the arts, and Darlene Clark Hine, a Northwestern University professor who explores the history of African-American women.

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Chicago Tribune

Dueling protests over Gaza tie up Chicago traffic

Dueling protests between hundreds of supporters of Israel and the Palestinians briefly snarled downtown traffic Tuesday afternoon, while diplomats wrangled over the conflict in Gaza thousands of miles away.

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Chicago Reader

Dating Naked needs to put its goddamned clothes on and go

Back when I was dating, there was always one thing that kept getting in the way of my meeting and forming meaningful bonds with prospective long-term mates: clothes.

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Patch.com

Mom's Pink Stun Gun Gets Chicago Teen Arrested: Cops

A Chicago teen caught with a pink stun gun in the center console of his Monte Carlo told the cops the weapon actually belonged to his mother.

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Red Eye Chicago

Second City plans major expansion at Piper's Alley

February 1997: "Paradigm Lost" In Mick Napier's dazzling revue within a revue within a revue , Tina Fey stripped for Scott Adsit in his hotel room -- and Adsit, lacking music, turned on CNN as the soundtrack.

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Examiner.com

Anti-Jewish leaflets: Anti-Semitic hate messages dispersed on cars in Chicago

Anti-Jewish leaflets were left on a half-dozen cars on Chicago's northwest side this past weekend, threatening violence against all Jews if Israel does not pull their military presence out of Gaza .

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Evanston Review

Chicago man faces multiple theft charges

A Chicago man whose alleged theft strategy was simply to lift stolen items above theft-detection equipment in store doorways now faces a Class 1 Felony charge of undertaking a continuing financial theft enterprise, after Wilmette police arrested him in connection with three thefts at the Walgreens store, 3232 Lake Ave. in Edens Plaza.

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Red Eye Chicago

Red light refunds?

A group of Chicago aldermen is planning to call on City Hall's top watchdog to launch an audit of the city's red light camera system with an eye toward issuing refunds to anyone who has been wrongly ticketed.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chicago Tribune

City to install more jet noise monitors in Chicago

The Emanuel administration is willing to meet at least one demand of sleepless residents affected by changes in jet noise patterns at O'Hare International Airport by installing more noise monitors in Chicago and several suburbs, officials are expected to announce Tuesday.

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Red Eye Chicago

Three Chicago programs are helping kids find their futures

There's a big mystery in Chicago: How can the city's youth stay on track for the future, especially during the volatile, violent summer months? Some activists hope art is the answer, allowing young people to express themselves while simultaneously giving them a safe haven.

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Chicago Tribune

McCarthy: 'Very good leads' in investigation into slaying of girl, 11

Chicago police detectives have made "great leaps" in their investigation into the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl who was struck by a stray bullet during a sleepover inside a West Side apartment Friday night, Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today.

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Northwest Herald

Two Chicago men charged in McHenry robbery

McHENRY – Two Chicago men have been charged with robbery after allegedly stealing a purse from a McHenry woman Monday morning.

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Beach Hazards Statement for Cook County was issued at July 23 at 10:02AM CDT

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