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2 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

Big profit for Pritzkers on costly Chicago FBI deal

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6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Cool Chicago weather streak a record-setter

The cool September weather moved into record-setting territory this weekend, with Chicago experiencing one of the longest stretches of cool weather for this early in the fall. According to the National Weather Service, Sept.

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9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

ITU World Triathlon Grand Final returns to Chicago in 2015

The International Triathlon Union and USA Triathlon have announced that the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships are returning to Grant Park in Chicago for 2015 . After a successful 2014 event, which saw over 4,000 athletes compete, the 2015 races will be held on September 15 through 20. The ITU World Triathlon Series consists of eight races where the world's top triathletes compete against each other for points, plus the Grand Final race.

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10 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Weekly Top Five: The best of Akira Kurosawa

This week, this Music Box hosts a special screening of Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood , the Japanese director's excellent Macbeth adaptation, to coincide with Chicago Opera Theater's own forthcoming staging of the Shakespeare play. Throne of Blood 's recent digital restoration was created in 2K resolution from the original 35mm fine-grain master print, and it's said to be among the better digital prints out there today.

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15 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sun 9/14: Bacon Takedown, Chicago Bloody Mary Competition, and Where To?

Twenty cooks. Fifteen pounds of Hormel Black Label bacon. This is the recipe for today's fourth annual Bacon Takedown at Lincoln Hall.

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19 hrs ago | CBS Local

New Hiking-Biking Trail Links Botanic Garden And Forest Preserve

After years of planning and more than five months of construction, a link has been established between two of the Chicago area's most heavily used bicycling and hiking trails. The one-mile link through the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Cook County Forest Preserve District's Turnbull Woods saw immediate and heavy use.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Officer hit by car, suspect shot on West Side

A Chicago Police officer watches as an ambulance carrying an officer hit by a vehicle on the West Side pulls in to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital emergency room entrance. A suspect was also shot by police in the incident.

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Chicago Tribune

Challenger Fioretti says Emanuel has brought Chicagoans 'tough luck'

Ald. Robert Fioretti today launched his campaign for mayor, declaring that all Mayor Rahm Emanuel had delivered to Chicagoans was "tough luck." Before a half-filled gymnasium of about 150 people at East-West University in the South Loop, Fioretti argued he could deliver on what Emanuel had not.

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Chicago Reader

Riot Fest started out chilly, rainy, and muddy, but it had its highlights

Several faithful Reader staffers, deterred to varying degrees by chilly wind, persistent rain, and unavoidable mud, send fragmentary dispatches from day one of Riot Fest . Molly Raskin: I've been excited for this year's Riot Fest since last year's ended.

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Chicago Tribune

Shots fired by police on 31st Street bridge

Chicago police search for evidence at the scene where an officer discharged his firearm after a vehicle crashed following a police chase in the early morning hours Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 near the intersection of West 31st Street and South Cicero Avenue in Cicero, Ill.

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Daily Herald

Weekend picks: John Leguizamo brings 'Ghetto Klown' to Chicago Theatre

Comedian and actor John Leguizamo returns to the Windy City with a one-night-only performance of his Broadway show "Ghetto Klown" on Saturday at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $39-$79.

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Chicago Tribune

South Side Lake Shore Drive pedestrian bridges finally gets funding

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Bistro Zinc, the Parisian bistro celebrates 16th anniversary

Nestled in Chicago's Gold Coast, Bistro Zinc transports guests to a Parisian bistro with both food and decor. For sixteen years, this French restaurant has been wowing diners.

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Racked

Eater Tastings: Top Chef and Spiaggia Alum Building Restaurant; National Critic Surveys Chicago; More

"Top Chef" finalist and 8-year Spiaggia executive chef Sarah Grueneberg is in the midst of constructing her first restaurant somewhere in the West Loop . Stay tuned for more on what should be one of the hottest new spots.

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Business Journal

Duly Noted: Obama Library whittles down site choices -- two Chicago bids dismissed

Fantex CEO and Co-Founder Buck French discusses the risks associated with investments linked to the income of an athlete in the wake of the NFL's Ray Rice scandal. French speaks on "In The Loop."

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Chicago Reader

Revisiting the early days of Chicago's social-dance music with Isham Jones

Some of the music I write about in this space each Friday pushes well beyond what the average person might consider jazz, and there are times when I wouldn't even try to make the argument myself. But jazz and its influence-via the practice of improvisation-has radiated widely, so that all kinds of sounds could theoretically boast some type of connection.

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Chicago Metro Real Estate

The Pinnacle Chicago Condos For Sale

Here are all the Pinnacle Chicago condos for sale along with their location, building and condominium information. Schedule a showing online! The Pinnacle Chicago has 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments.

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