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  1. Q&A: Chicago park defender unapologetic on Lucas Museum frayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | KBMT

    Irizarry heads the obscure... . In this photo taken Wednesday, June 29, 2016, tourists walk along Chicago's Lake Michigan waterfront and near the site where George Lucas wanted to build his Star Wars museum in Chicago.

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  2. McDonald's to move to Chicago and take over Oprah's old digsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | KBMT

    The world's biggest hamburger chain said Monday that it signed a lease to move its corporate headquarters in 2018 from the leafy suburbs of Oak Brook, Illinois, to downtown Chicago. McDonald's was previously based in the city from 1955 to 1971.

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  3. Pygmy hippopotamus calf now on display at Omaha zooRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    The Omaha World-Herald reports that the 2-month-old animal was born Oct. 1 and was named Mabel by keepers in the zoo's African rain forest. Mabel is in the "Lied Jungle" portion of the zoo with her mother, a 15-year-old named Chomel, who came from the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

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  4. Justices reject Chicago paper's bid to end officers' lawsuitRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the Chicago Sun-Times that sought to block a lawsuit from police officers over the newspaper's coverage of a case involving the nephew of Chicago's former mayor. The justices did not comment Monday in allowing the lawsuit to proceed over whether the newspaper violated the privacy of the officers by publishing identifying information about them from state driver license records.

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  5. Chicago mayor apologizes for teen's death, vows reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, known for keeping vise-like control over Chicago and his own political image, finds himself in the weakest position of his long public career as he struggles to respond to a police scandal, claims of cover-ups at City Hall and calls for his resignation. But the former White House chief of staff has said repeatedly that he will not step down.

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  6. The Latest: 3 arrested in Chicago Black Friday protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A protester is silhouetted against Chicago's famed Wrigley Building as he directs others to shutdown traffic on both sides of the Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago River, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murd... . This Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 photo released by the Cook County Sheriff's Office shows Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was charged Tuesday with first degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McD... CHICAGO - The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer : Chicago police say three people have been arrested during demonstration along the city's high-end shopping district on Black Friday to draw attention to the police shooting of a black teenager.

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  7. The Latest: Chicago protesters block store entrancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A protester is silhouetted against Chicago's famed Wrigley Building as he directs others to shutdown traffic on both sides of the Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago River, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murd... . This Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 photo released by the Cook County Sheriff's Office shows Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was charged Tuesday with first degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McD... CHICAGO - The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer : Hundreds of protesters are blocking entrances to stores in Chicago's high-end shopping district on Black Friday to draw attention to the police shooting of a black teenager.

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  8. Protest over Chicago teen's shooting ties up retail districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    McDonald, wh... . This undated photo provided by his family shows Laquan McDonald.

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  9. The Latest: Dozens of protesters march busy Chicago streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    White Officer Jason Van Dyke, who shot Laquan McDonald 16 times last year, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before... . Chicago police officers struggle with protestors on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Chicago.

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  10. Protests erupt in Chicago after video of Laquan McDonald being shot by police releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | KBMT

    Hundreds of protesters closed a major Chicago intersection Tuesday night after authorities released a "disturbing" dashcam video of the moment a cop shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times last year. Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, 37, turned himself in Tuesday and was ordered held without bond on a charge of first-degree murder in Laquan's death in October 2014.

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  11. Study finds Chicago home to nation's worst bottleneckRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A study by an advocacy group found the nation's worst traffic bottleneck in terms of hours of delay is a stretch of Chicago's Kennedy Expressway. The study released Monday by the American Highway Users Alliance assessed bottlenecks, finding that the top 30 cause at least one million hours of delay each per year and three million on average.

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  12. Chicago gun laws not as strict as they once wereRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | KBMT

    The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation's gun laws to the center of the presidential race. At least some of the Republicans who are running have pointed to Chicago as proof that gun control does not work.

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  13. Fact Check: GOP candidates take aim at Chicago gun lawsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation's gun laws to the center of the presidential race. At least some of the Republicans who are running have pointed to Chicago as proof that gun control doesn't work.

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