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  1. Police Investigate String of Convenience Store RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Two people arrested after a police chase ended Friday morning may have been involved in a string of robberies in the Chicago area. Police said an armed robbery was reported just before 3 a.m. in the 500 block of North Halsted when officers saw three people attempting to rob a 7-11 store.

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  2. Controversial Beer Pulled From Shelves at Binny'sRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    If you're looking for a Happy Ending meaning SweetWater Brewing Co.' s popular craft beer that was rolled out in Chicago this week you won't be able to find it at Binny's Beverage Depot in Lincoln Park, as the store has deemed it too controversial for their shelves.

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  3. Baby Hippo Born at San Diego ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    The hippo was born around 6:30 a.m. Monday and is doing well, Jenny Mehlow of San Diego Zoo Global said. Keepers have been observing the newborn and its mother, Funani, and the calf has already nursed several times, Mehlow said.

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  4. Spring Must-See: Garfield Park ConservatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Ok, so maybe it's only technically spring for those of us who reside in the Chicagoland area but many are breathing a sigh of relief just to say that winter is finally over, technically. However, because Chicago can be a late bloomer this time of year and you might need actual evidence of it being the spring season, it's worth the trip to make your way to the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago's neighborhood of East Garfield Park.

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  5. Aldermanic Runoff: 11th WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    NBC Chicago and Ward Room bring you profiles on the 18 wards heading into a runoff election April 7. In this profile, learn all about the 11th Ward. An 11th Ward aldermanic candidate forum Jan. 25 focused on questions concerning the quality of public schools, an elected or appointed school board, aldermanic representation of the diversity of the ward, public safety, city services, noise pollution from a proposed heliport in Bridgeport, public transportation and constituency accessibility to the alderman.

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  6. Aldermanic Runoff: 18th WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    NBC Chicago and Ward Room bring you profiles on the 18 wards heading into a runoff election April 7. In this profile, learn all about the 18th Ward. Tina James, director of commercial and technology services at the Greater Southwest Development Corporation located in Chicago Lawn, says that public safety, the overall city budget, public schools and housing are issues the community are most concerned with.

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  7. Aldermanic Runoff: 41st WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    NBC Chicago and Ward Room bring you profiles on the 18 wards heading into a runoff election April 7. In this profile, learn all about the 41st Ward. 41st Ward aldermanic candidates forum hosted by the Foster Harlem Property Owners Association on Feb. 20 addressed issues such as the air noise, pollution and flight pass at O'Hare International Airport; red light and speed cameras; promoting local business growth ; an appointed or elected school board; city services; and whether or not changes are needed to the Chicago Police Department system.

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  8. Aldermanic Runoff: 43rd WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    NBC Chicago and Ward Room bring you profiles on the 18 wards heading into a runoff election April 7. In this profile, learn all about the 43rd Ward. David Varnerin, secretary of the Lincoln Central association, says, "Speaking for myself, I think that one issue of concern is the financial condition of the city going forward.

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  9. Police Warn of String of Burglaries in Lincoln ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Police have issued a warning after a string of burglaries in Chicago's North Side neighborhood of Lincoln Park. NBC Chicago's Christian Farr reports.

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  10. Opinion: Rahm, Chuy Make Passing Grades in ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    For a room filled largely with media, government officials and students -- i.e. Some of society's most cynical and often apathetic members -- a sense of genuine excitement and anticipation was palpable inside the NBC Tower studio where Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jesus "Chuy" Garcia faced off head-to-head for the first time Monday night. None of us knew precisely what we were going to see, but with a relatively close runoff election just weeks away, we knew that the candidate forum, moderated by NBC 5 political editor Carol Marin, had the potential to affect the outcome of the race.

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  11. FOP Won't Endorse Either Candidate for MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    The Fraternal Order of Police on Friday said they decide not to endorse either political candidate in the race for mayor of Chicago. The move comes on the same day both candidates revealed their plans to fix some of the city's financial woes.

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  12. Garcia Campaign: Emanuel Shouldn't Use Public Safety Equipment as "Props"Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Rahm Emanuel is under scrutiny for holding a news conference this week at a fire house while placing public safety equipment on special duty. NBC Chicago's political reporter Mary Ann Ahern has the latest in the mayor's race.

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  13. Yelp Opens New Chicago Office in Merchandise MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    In January, Yelp will be moving into its new office in Merchandise Mart, joining other tech companies such as 1871 and Razorfish. The company plans to hire 300 new employees.

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  14. Grateful Dead Fans Can't Camp Outside Soldier FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Bad news, Grateful Dead fans: Overnight parking or camping won't be allowed outside Soldier Field during the band's shows in July, despite the efforts of many petitioners. Soldier Field spokesperson Luca Serra said Tuesday that officials decided not to permit overnight parking or camping during the Grateful Dead's "Fare Thee Well" tour after an assessment by the Chicago Park District and other city agencies.

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  15. New Loews Chicago Hotel Opens MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    The new Streeterville hotel is inspired by a poem. NBC Chicago's LeeAnn Trotter reports.

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  16. Runoff for Rahm: Mayor Falls ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Rahm Emanuel failed to clinch another term as Chicago's mayor on Tuesday, as Associated Press projections showed him forced into an unprecedented runoff election against challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. The latest results show the incumbent mayor with about 46 percent of the vote, short of the 50 percent-plus-one support he needs to win another term outright.

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  17. Garcia Banks on Latino Vote to Help Him Pull AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia hopes the Latino community will help him pull ahead of the polls in Tuesday's election. "The Latino community has an opportunity to make itself felt and heard in Chicago, as well as nationally," Garcia told NBC Chicago early Tuesday while outside St. Cajetan School, at 2447 West 112th St., in the 19th Ward.

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  18. 4 House Dems Angling to Take on Mark KirkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Four Illinois House Democrats are scouting out their chances to best Republican Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016, a presidential year, according to reports from the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times Kirk, meanwhile, told the Sun-Times' Lynn Sweet he was amused by what he sees as Democratic lawmakers "falling all over themselves" to compete against him. But Kirk may not be laughing long if they unite behind a strong candidate and avoid a costly primary in the months ahead.

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  19. Greyhound Passengers Endure Bitter Cold Ride to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    Nearly 40 passengers on a Greyhound bus trip from Minneapolis to Chicago early Thursday endured hours of bone-chilling cold after the heater went out on what was so far the coldest night of the year . Among the passengers were small children and a grown man who said he was in so much pain from the cold that he wanted to cry.

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  20. Interchange Flyover Ramp Project to Begin in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    The Circle Interchange was renamed to the Jane Byrne Interchange in 2014 in honor of Chicago's first and only female mayor. Buckle up, Chicago commuters, a big new ramp project will soon begin at the Jane Byrne Interchange, and it includes some lane closures.

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