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  1. Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit due to budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | KAUZ

    Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come. S&P Global Ratings has warned the agency will likely lower Illinois' creditworthiness to below investment grade if feuding lawmakers fail to agree on a state budget for a third straight year, increasing the amount the state will have to pay to borrow money for things such as building roads or refinancing existing debt.

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  2. United CEO assures shareholders at meeting; workers protestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | KAUZ

    The people who were arrested were protesting... . FILE - In this Tuesday, May 2, 2017, file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a House Transportation Committee oversight hearing.

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  3. A history of Ringling Bros. circus, soon to close foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is drawing to a close this weekend after 146 years of performances and travel that at times have been marred by tragedy and celebrated in film, but also constant.

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  4. Lawyer says man dragged off plane has concussion, lost teethRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | KAUZ

    A passenger dragged from a United Express flight suffered a "significant" concussion and broken nose, and he lost two front teeth, one of his lawyers said Thursday. Dr. David Dao has been discharged from a hospital but he will require reconstructive surgery, said attorney Thomas Demetrio, whose law firm is representing the 69-year-old Kentucky physician.

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  5. Uproar over United video imperils Chicago airport policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | KAUZ

    The video of a passenger being dragged by an officer from a United Express flight shined an unwanted spotlight on the little-known police force that guards Chicago's two main airports and could threaten the agency's future. Chicago's aviation officers are not part of the regular police force, unlike in many other big cities.

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  6. Chicago-area chef, cancer worker charged in terrorist caseRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | KAUZ

    Two suburban Chicago men who posed for photos holding a black Islamic State group flag at a Lake Michigan beach park were arrested Wednesday on federal terrorist charges, and an undercover operative said one of the men suggested homosexuals should be thrown off the city's tallest building. An FBI sting begun in 2015 compiled evidence that Joseph D. Jones and Edward Schimenti sought to provide material support to Islamic State, including by provided cellphones to one person working for the FBI and posing as an IS supporter believing the phones would be used to detonate car bombs in Syria, the 65-page complaint says.

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  7. 2 suburban Chicago men arrested on terrorism chargesRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | KAUZ

    Two suburban Chicago men who posed for photos holding a black Islamic State flag at a Lake Michigan beach park were arrested Wednesday on federal terrorism charges, and an undercover agent said one of the men suggested homosexuals should be thrown off the city's tallest building. An FBI sting going back several years compiled evidence that Joseph D. Jones and Edward Schimenti conspired to provide and attempt to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, according to a complaint.

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  8. St. Patrick's Day has Irish roots, American spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | KAUZ

    New York City is home to the largest St. Patrick's Day celebration in the world. The holy day of March 17 only became the celebration it is today in the 1800's, with Irish immigrants to the US leading the way..

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  9. Northeast digs out from March snowstorm as ski areas revelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | KAUZ

    A blustery late-season storm is hitting the Northeast, closing schools and... . Pedestrians walk through a snowstorm in Lewiston, Maine, Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

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  10. Rookie docs can work longer, 24-hour shifts under new rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | KAUZ

    That's when the rookie doctors exchan... . In this Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, photo, Cambridge Hospital first-year resident Samantha Harrington stands for a photograph at the hospital in Cambridge, Mass.

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  11. Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfishRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | KAUZ

    An Australian lungfish that entranced visitors to Chicago's Shedd Aquarium for more than 80 years has been euthanized due to old age, the popular tourist attraction announced Monday. Granddad, who was 4-foot-long and weighed 25 pounds, had stopped eating and started showing signs of organ failure.

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  12. The Latest: Police say no arrests at Women's March in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | KAUZ

    A day after more than 200 people were arrested in Washington while protesting the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the Woman's March on Washington didn't yield a single arrest. Friday's protests were led by self-described anarchists, and federal prosecutors say most of those arrested will be charged with felony rioting.

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  13. Cubs' World Series title voted top AP sports story of 2016Read the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 | KAUZ

    Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy.

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  14. Berlin attack prompts high security in US cities for holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | KAUZ

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says police are reinforcing various Christmas market lo... . FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2016 file photo, visitors make photos with New York City Police as they patrol near the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in New York.

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  15. Judge: No bail for 2 teens in congressman's grandson's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | KAUZ

    Fift... . FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2009 file photo, U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, D-Ill. announces that he will run for re-election to this 7th congressional seat in Chicago.

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  16. Police: charges expected in death of congressman's grandsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | KAUZ

    Fift... . FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2009 file photo, U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, D-Ill. announces that he will run for re-election to this 7th congressional seat in Chicago.

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  17. Cubs fans sign 'friendly chalkboard' on Wrigley wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | KAUZ

    Marie Nowak, left, and her sister Denise, take a selfie along the left field wall on Waveland Ave., where some have left messages in support of the Cubs' championship run and in remembrance of friends and family who nev... . Messages in support of the Cubs' championship run and in remembrance of friends and family who never saw the Cubs win the World Series, are written and drawn in chalk on an outer wall at Wrigley Field Monday, Nov. 7, 20... .

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  18. Millions celebrate winning Chicago Cubs with parade, rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | KAUZ

    November blazed like dazzling springtime in Chicago during a massive parade and rally Friday to honor the Cubs' first World Series title in 108 years and fulfill more than a century of pent-up dreams. A new generation of Cubs fans - riding in strollers or on their parents' shoulders - joined their elders to cheer the baseball champions.

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  19. Cubs fans pack trains, crowd Wrigley Field ahead of paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | KAUZ

    The celebration hasn't stopped in Chicago as throngs of Chicago Cubs fans began pouring into the city Friday morning ahead of a parade and rally honoring the World Series champions. Fans packed morning commuter trains, causing delays despite increased service and capacity, while draped in the Cubs' white and blue "W'' victory flags before 7 a.m. Crowds along the parade route outside Wrigley Field were several people deep.

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  20. The Latest: Fans outside Wrigley Field awaiting Cubs playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | KAUZ

    Brian Terry, of Bannerville USA, installs 2016 World Series Champions, Chicago Cubs banners as preparations for the parade and rally to celebrate the Cubs World series victory are rolled out al... . Chicago Cubs fans celebrate in front of Wrigley Field in Chicago on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, after the Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 of the baseball World Series in Cleveland.

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