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4 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | Metal Center News

2-2011 News: Evraz Relocates

Evraz Group will relocate its North American operations from Portland, Ore., to Chicago in June.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Fresno Bee

David White's Three-Point Stance: Be careful who you're counting on to come up large

San Francisco has Marco Scutaro back but it likely will take a little new blood to get the Giants atop the NL West by season's end.

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St. Cloud Times

Mobile apps offer last-minute dealsMobile apps offer last-minute...

Mobile apps offer last-minute deals If travelers are flexible, apps can offer ease with last-minute deals Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/travel/2014/07/12/mobile-apps-offer-last-minute-deals/12579189/ While new technology and mobile applications have made old-fashion road trips easier, the thrill of spontaneity ... (more)

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Star Tribune

Anatomy of a canceled flight

My phone buzzed in the darkness of my Los Angeles hotel room a few month ago. It was American Airlines announcing that my flight, due to take off in five hours, was canceled due to bad weather.

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Hispanic Business

Chicago Tribune Blair Kamin column

They cling to the spectacle-filled public space like chewed pink bubble gum stuck to the sole of an elegant .

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Switched

The Real-Life Set Locations Of Classic Summer Movies, All On One Fancy Map

Creative wizards at Pinterest have concocted the ultimate guide to real-life sets from our favorite summer films.

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Chicago Sun-Times

West Side liquor-license flap a study in clout

The Pete's Fresh Market at 2333 W. Madison is selling liquor despite being within 100 feet of the Greater Bethlehem Healing Temple church.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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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National Review Online

Taxi Medallions and Takings

Late last month, Peter Van Doren of the Cato Institute considered the question of whether the owners of taxi medallions should be compensated when the value of their asset declines due to the advent of new competition: The medallions have value because the supply of rights to operate taxis, restricted by city regulation, is low relative to demand.

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St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Fly St. Cloud for the perks, friendlinessYour Turn: Fly...

Your Turn: Fly St. Cloud for the perks, friendliness With ease of flights to Chicago, residents should take advantage Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/11/turn-fly-st-cloud-perks-friendliness/12553079/ I recently had the opportunity to again fly directly into St. Cloud.

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Chicago Jewish Community

Family

We stood together in Independence Hall on the first day of our journey together, the space where Israel first became the Jewish state.

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Daily Herald

E. Allan Englehardt Stop costly, unnecessary runway ideas at private airport

While pilots would love to see a longer runway at Chicago Executive Airport for safety, in this case, economically, it just does not make sense.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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Daily Herald

Coldwell Banker Naperville Office Announces Affiliation with Joshua Shepard

With an undergraduate degree from University of Illinois at Chicago and a graduate degree from Northwestern University, Shepard takes it upon himself to educate his clients to ensure that they are knowledgeable consumers.

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ABC News

Boeing Raises Forecast for New Airplane Demand

Boeing Co. raised its long-term forecast for new airplane demand by more than 4 percent, based on expected orders of smaller, more fuel-efficient planes and burgeoning travel in Asia.

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The Phoenix

The food life

Was it because that specific day - Monday, July 7 - was the second in 2014 Providence Restaurant Weeks, when local chow spots, from Andino's to XO, lure in guests with prix fixe deals? Was it because one of the chefs we invited - Ben Sukle, of downtown's mind-shattering, birch - was recently named a 2014 James Beard Foundation Semifinalist in the ... (more)

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Bloomberg

Protected Bike Lanes Double in U.S. Cities' Bid for Youth

U.S. cities trying to attract young residents and the businesses that hire them are increasingly finding magic in the bike lane.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Free Times

Hunting a Jazz Scene

Five months ago, the streets of Columbia were slick with a rare coating of snow and ice.

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Metal Center News

2-2011 News: Evraz Relocates

Evraz Group will relocate its North American operations from Portland, Ore., to Chicago in June.

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