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  1. Chef Homaro Cantu, who blended science and food, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The 38-year-old Cantu, one of Chicago's most renowned chefs, turned cooking into alchemy through his playful and surprising brand of molecular gastronomy at Moto, the restaurant he led in the city's West Loop. Customers dined on edible menus, carbonated fruit and a fish preparation that cooked in a tabletop polymer box, among other foods.

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  2. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wins 2nd term in runoff victoryRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won a second term Tuesday in a runoff election campaign that hinged on serious financial challenges facing the nation's third-largest city and the brusque management style of the former White House chief of staff. Emanuel was forced to campaign furiously across the city to beat Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia after failing to capture a majority against four other candidates in a February election.

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  3. Blackstone buying Chicago's Willis Tower for undisclosed sumRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Blackstone is buying Chicago's Willis Tower, once called the Sears Tower, from 233 South Wacker LLC for an undisclosed amount. The Willis Tower is 110-stories and the second-tallest office building in the U.S. It is the fifth-tallest office building in the world.

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  4. Chicago mayor to face runoff against county commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Emanuel failed to capture a majority of the vote in Tuesday's municipal election forcing him into a runoff this spring against Cook Coun... . Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks to supporters Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Chicago.

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  5. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel forced into April runoff electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    In a city where the voters like tough-talking politicians, Mayor Emanuel's pugnacious style is being put to the test Tuesday,... . Chicago mayoral candidate, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia shakes hands during a campaign stop Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Chicago.

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  6. Chicago Mayor Emanuel looks to avoid runoff for 2nd termRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Emanuel faces four others in his re-election bid in the Feb. 24, 2015 mayoral election. . Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel walks from the polling booths after casting his vote early at the Chicago Board of Elections, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.

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  7. Footage of 1915 Chicago ship disaster that killed 844 foundRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Film clips have surfaced of a 1915 disaster that left 844 people dead when a ship headed to a company picnic capsized in the Chicago River. The first-known footage of the Eastland disaster was spotted by Jeff Nichols, a doctoral student at the University of Illinois at Chicago who was looking through seemingly unrelated material on World War I. Nichols, who has lived in Chicago for 20 years, said he found the clips in Dutch newsreels.

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  8. As trading pits close, traders yearn for 'roar' of oldRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    When Marc Schwartz heard that many of America's last trading pits were closing down, the veteran commodities trader was hardly surprised. He spent 17 years yelling in the New York pits before moving to a distant office, along with many of his colleagues.

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  9. Traders silenced: CME to close most futures trading pitsRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The parent company of the Chicago Board of Trade and other exchanges is ending most trading involving people on the floor who establish prices by flashing hand signals and shouting at each other. CME Group said Wednesday it that it will close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York by July 2. The move comes as so-called "open outcry" futures trading has fallen to 1 percent of CME Group's futures volume.

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  10. CME Group to close most futures trading pitsRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The parent company of the Chicago Board of Trade and other exchanges is ending most trading involving people on the floor who establish prices by flashing hand signals and shouting at each other. CME Group said Wednesday it that it will close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York by July 2. The move comes as so-called "open outcry" futures trading has fallen to 1 percent of CME Group's futures volume.

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  11. Wintry weather around US brings fatalities, school closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures pl... . A pair of onlookers take pictures as waves crash at North Avenue Beach along the Lake Michigan shore, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Chicago.

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  12. Chicago thieves adopt 'crash-and-grab' tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    At least a dozen "crash-and-grab" burglaries, in wh... . In this Dec. 10, 2014 photo, a van sits inside the glass entrance of a Neiman-Marcus store on North Michigan Avenue, in Chicago.

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  13. Things to know on Chicago's new $13 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Sam Toia, president of the Illinois Restaurant Association, leads Aldermen, merchants, and business leaders in a news conference voicing opposition to a proposed increase of Chicago's minimum wage to $13 an hour Monday,... . FILE--In this photo taken Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about his future plan for Chicago during a visit to a city maintenance facility in Chicago. 5 comments

  14. Department store worker shot on Black Friday diesRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Authorities say a 22-year-old woman died a day after she was shot inside a Nordstrom department store in Chicago during Black Friday shopping. The Cook County medical examiner's office says 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein was pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m. on Saturday.

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  15. Woman dies after shooting at Nordstrom in ChicagoRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Authorities say a woman who was shot by her ex-boyfriend inside a Nordstrom in Chicago before he turned the gun on himself has died. The Cook County medical examiner's office says 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein was pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m. Saturday.

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  16. Protests temporarily close malls, shut down trainsRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Demonstrators temporarily shut down two large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson. Several stores lowered their security doors or locked entrances as at least 200 protesters sprawled onto the floor while chanting, "Stop shopping and join the movement" at the Galleria mall in Richmond Heights a few miles south of Ferguson, where officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Brown, who was unarmed, in August.

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  17. Ferguson protest closes 2 St. Louis-area mallsRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Demonstrators temporarily shut down two large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson. Several stores lowered their security doors or locked entrances as at least 200 protesters sprawled onto the floor while chanting, "Stop shopping and join the movement" at the Galleria mall in Richmond Heights, about 10 miles south of Ferguson.

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  18. Ferguson protest closes huge St. Louis-area mallRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Demonstrators temporarily shut down a large shopping mall in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest days of the year during Friday during one of several organized rallies to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson. Several stores lowered their security doors or locked entrances as at least 200 protesters sprawled onto the floor while chanting, "Stop shopping and join the movement" at the Galleria mall in Richmond Heights, about 10 miles south of Ferguson.

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  19. Daredevil set for Chicago skyscraper crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The 35-year-old high-wire artist plans to perform two nail-biting walks that will be televised around the world Sunday. The Discovery Channel will use a 10-second delay for the broadcast, allowing producers to cut away if Wallenda falls.

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  20. Police: Man fires assault rifle at Chicago trainRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A man used an assault rifle to fire at a Chicago subway train as it pulled into a business district station, Chicago Police Superintendent Gerry McCarthy said Thursday. McCarthy said the man was targeting the "L'' train, not passengers, and had at least 50 bullets with him.

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