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  1. 'Bad British MLB Commentary' Gives Baseball A New LookRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    Well, maybe. We're sure that Anthony Richardson , the commentator in this video, is being hyperbolic when he calls the Umpires "FBI Agents," but his point is clear.


  2. 9 Public Art Projects That Brought Beauty And Design To The StreetsRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Switched

    Public art is a loose term we use to describe any art project -- in any media -- that has been designed and crafted for the public domain.


  3. This Remote Water Pump Just Might Have Magical PowersRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Switched

    Though the water flowing from a Chicago-area pump has been tested by chemists and found to be not too different from any water, it still attracts a dedicated legion of fans who believe the water is somewhat magical -- the region's very own fountain of youth of sorts.


  4. Koch Brothers Face Lawsuit Over Chicago's Toxic Black DustRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | Switched

    Environmentalists are planning to take billionaires Charles and David Koch to court, alleging the brothers' companies are responsible for polluting Chicago's Southeast Side with the black, thick dust known as petroleum coke -- or petcoke, a byproduct of the oil refining process.


  5. Obama's Getting A Chicago High School Named After HimRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | Switched

    U.S. President Barack Obama, left, speaks during a joint news conference with Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, unseen, at the State Guest House in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, April 24, 2014.


  6. 12 CrossFit Workouts Anyone Can DoRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2014 | Switched

    If you've never tried CrossFit, you probably assume the barbell-and-burpee-heavy WODs are way out of your fitness range.


  7. The Biggest Travel Bummer Might Just Be Seeing Monuments Under ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2014 | Switched

    If you've ever traveled far and long to see a famous monument, you know it's an exciting experience.


  8. 5 Lessons The World Can Learn From One Of History's Most Daring CitiesRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Switched

    This post is part of HuffPost's Good News USA series, which showcases both past and present ways cities across the country have created a positive impact worldwide and within their own communities.


  9. This Baby Penguin's Name Is Ruggles And She Wants To Teach You About ConservationRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Switched

    Rockhopper penguins like Ruggles have been identified as a " vulnerable " species by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature as warming ocean temperatures and disease have contributed to their population's rapid decline over the past 30 years, reports the Shedd, which participates in penguin rescue efforts.


  10. Erin Ruberry: If You Only Have a Weekend in Chicago, Do This, Eat Here and Don't Go to Bed EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    When you only have one weekend to explore a new city, it's important to make every moment count -- but at the same time, you don't want to run yourself ragged. 1 comment

  11. Johnny Weir, Victor Voronov Reconcile: ReportRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    JULY 27: Johnny Weir and Victor Weir-Voronov attend Johnny Weir & Victor Weir-Voronov's Birthday Celebration at Soho Grand Hotel on July 27, 2013 in New York City.


  12. 32 Reasons It's Completely Worth It To Put Up With Chicago's Miserable WintersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2014 | Switched

    This post is part of HuffPost's Good News USA series, which showcases both past and present ways cities across the country have created a positive impact worldwide and within their own communities.


  13. CNN Announces New Primetime Lineup Full Of Original Series, Films, DocumentariesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    MARCH 04: President of CNN Jeff Zucker attends the 'Chicagoland' series premiere at Bank of America Theater on March 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.


  14. Rahm Emanuel Faces Public Pension CrisisRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    Rahm Emanuel has been a force in politics - the mastermind behind a Democratic takeover of Congress, dealmaker in two White Houses and now the hard-charging mayor intent on fixing what ails the nation's third-largest city, no matter whom he ticks off in the process.


  15. Jon Stewart Tells Antonin Scalia 'You're F**kin' Wrong!'Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 | Switched

    Jon Stewart took on the Supreme Court's decision to strike down limits on aggregate campaign contributions , tearing into the ruling's potential to allow the rich to spend more money and have even more influence.


  16. United Airlines Launches First Flight To Atlantic CityRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | Switched

    The first United Airlines flight landed at Atlantic City International Airport from Chicago on Tuesday, signaling what transportation officials hope will be a new era of prosperity for the struggling facility and the gambling resort it serves.


  17. This 30-Year-Old Community Organizer Thinks She Can Beat Rahm EmanuelRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's approval rating has been declining for months , but people aren't exactly lining up around the block to run him out of his fifth-floor City Hall office.


  18. Illinois Voters Believe Corruption Is Rampant In State, Chicago Politics: New PollRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    Respondents to the poll are apparently even less confident in Illinois elected officials than they are in federal officials.


  19. Chicago Posts Lowest First Quarter Homicide Totals Since 1956Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | Switched

    Chicago's homicide rate totals for the first quarter of 2014 hit the lowest numbers in more than 50 year.


  20. BP Doubles Initial Size Estimate of Lake Michigan Oil SpillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | The Huffington Post

    Although some of the oil has been cleaned up, it's unclear how much is left in the lake, a drinking water source for about seven million Chicagoans.


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