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3 hrs ago | 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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7 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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11 hrs ago |

WAT-AAH! Taking Back the Streets Comes to Chicago

AAH!, one of the fastest-growing bottled water brands, announces the continuation of its groundbreaking art campaign, WAT-AAH! Taking Back the Streets.


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13 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

Alon Nechushtan: Jazz music with Israeli roots

The history of jazz is rife with junctures where the music received an infusion of creative innovation from the far-flung provinces: Louis Armstrong turned Chicago on its ear in the 1920s; the Count Basie Orchestra and Charlie Parker hit New York in 1936 and 1941, respectively; and Ornette Coleman left Los Angeles to "change the century" at New ... (more)


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15 hrs ago | Naperville Sun

Grandparents, register for Bingo with grandchild

Today's grandparents are likely to be caring for their grandchildren during the work day, at least part time.


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19 hrs ago | Government Executive

How Big Cities Are Saving Big Bucks With Car Sharing

Government vehicle fleets often make headlines for all the wrong reasons. In 2012, a South Florida Spanish-language news outlet made an odd discovery in a parking garage : Nearly 300 barely-driven Toyota Prius hybrids that had been brought new by Miami-Dade County in 2006 and 2007 and were somehow forgotten.


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21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Veterans, active duty service members invited to Valor Games Midwest Competition

CHICAGO – June 26, 2014 – Participants at this year's Valor Games Midwest, the fourth annual competition sponsored by World Sport Chicago, will span generations as JROTC students from Chicago Public Schools kick off the event with a flag ceremony at Soldier Field.


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Tue Jul 08, 2014


Seven ways to keep kids hydrated

Don't wait for your kids to tell you they're thirsty before offering them water, experts say.


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Sys-Con Media

Al's Italian Beef Introduces Spicy Jumbo 'Ditka Dog' to Menu in...

The new char-grilled "Monster Sausage" packs a big flavor punch with 1/3 pound of ViennaA Beef on a poppy seed bun, almost three times the size of a traditional hot dog.


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The Orlando Sentinel

Josh Noel: New generation of jets comes with ups, downs

One of American Airlines' new 737s. The cabin gives standard economy passengers less space but also an entertainment system to distract them.


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City of Chicago

As Taste Of chicago Begins, OEMC Advises Public To Be Aware Of Street ...

The Taste of Chicago, the popular annual food and music event held in downtown Chicago, begins Wednesday and will run through Sunday, July 13, 2014.


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Naperville Sun

Naperville Heritage Society appoints new president July 8

On Tuesday afternoon, the Naperville Heritage Society Board of Directors and the Naper Settlement Museum Board announced the appointment of Macarena Tamayo-Calabrese as the Heritage Society and Naper Settlement's second full-time president and CEO in its 45-year history.


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Star Tribune

3 free mobile apps that offer last-minute deals for quick jaunts to destination cities

While new technology and mobile applications have made old-fashion road trips easier, the thrill of spontaneity and surprise still remains.


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Crain's Chicago Busines

United accused of improperly bumping baggage

A Chicago resident alleges that United Airlines improperly leaves passenger luggage off flights rather than cargo when necessary to keep a plane at proper flying weight.


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Hospitality Net

Loews Hotels & Resorts Completes Acquisition of the Graves 601 Hotel

Located at the center of the business, theatre and entertainment districts in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, the former Graves Hospitality property has immediately been converted to the Loews Hotels brand.


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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Time to put an end to dishonest fuel surcharges?

When my client had to cancel an intra-Africa ticket because of a canceled business meeting, she expected it to be nonrefundable.


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The Capital-Journal

Topeka air service numbers looking up after six months

Doug Henkle of Garden City waits in the lobby of Topeka Regional Airport Monday afternoon for his flight to O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.


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Obamas have spent $44,351,777.12 on travel and vacations

What US president that has cost the American taxpayer more money for elaborate vacations than any other in the nation's history? Who is President Barack Obama at over 44 million dollars in taxpayer money on travel and vacations and counting.


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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Beer Camp Across America taps New Glarus brewmaster for collaboration

It's like a day camp for adults. Or a Phish concert without music. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., hosts Beer Camp Across America , a seven city rolling beer festival with a stop in Chicago on July 27. Sadly, that's as close as the festival comes to Wisconsin with exception.


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Chicago: Go Pilsen TDM Program Encourages Walking, Biking and Transit Use

The initiative provided resources for residents interested in getting around their community and the city on foot, bike, transit and car-sharing, with the goal of reducing the number of drive-alone trips.


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