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  1. Chicago-based appliance store coming to northeast side after hhgregg closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Grand Appliance and TV will open in Indianapolis by Aug. 1, citing hhgregg closures for speeding up the process of opening an Indianapolis location.

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  2. PHOTOS: Look inside Fishers IKEA, planned for opening 'after Labor Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    FISHERS - Get ready for assembly-required furniture, full kitchen furnishings and appliances, meatballs, and five different types of herring: IKEA will soon open in central Indiana. The Fishers store is located just off of I-69 and E. 116th Street, where the yellow signs are up and blue siding is on the store.

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  3. Uproar over United video imperils Chicago airport policeRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

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

    Apr 12, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    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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  5. Rookie docs can work longer, 24-hour shifts under new rulesRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Rookie doctors can work up to 24 hours straight under new work limits taking effect this summer - a move supporters say will enhance training and foes maintain will do just the opposite. A Chicago-based group that establishes work standards for U.S. medical school graduates has voted to eliminate a 16-hour cap for first-year residents.

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

    Feb 6, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Chicago's Shedd Aquarium has euthanized an Australian lungfish that had been on display there for more than 80 years. Aquarium officials say the 4-foot-long and 25-pound fish named Granddad was euthanized on Sunday due to "a rapid decline in quality of life associated with old age."

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  7. Chicago Trump signs that were taken down have gone missingRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Two Chicago street signs honoring President Donald Trump that were pulled down after the then-candidate characterized the city to a "war zone" have gone missing. Mike Claffey of the city's Department of Transportation says he doesn't know what happened to the signs since they were taken down last month after the City Council voted to remove them.

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  8. 51 Shot, six fatally, in Thanksgiving Weekend violence across ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    At least 51 people have been shot, 6 fatally, in attacks across the city over Thanksgiving weekend, according to Chicago Police. The weekend's latest homicide happened at 2:38 a.m. Sunday in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side.

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  9. 5 shot near anti-Trump protest in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    NEW YORK - Five people have been shot, two with life-threatening injuries, near an anti-Donald Trump protest in Seattle, one of several protests taking place in major cities around the globe Wednesday night. In New York City, hundreds of protesters gathered in Union Square, with some chanting "Black Lives Matter," then later shouting "Not My President."

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  10. Protests against Trump election continue in several U.S. citiesRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Protesters in several major U.S. cities are speaking out against the election of Donald Trump for a second straight night. In New York City, hundreds of protesters gathered in Union Square, with some chanting "Black Lives Matter," then later shouting "Not My President."

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  11. Fans pack streets outside Wrigley Field for Cubs parade, rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Latest on Chicago's parade and rally to honor the Cubs' first World Series championship in 108 years : 9:10 a.m. Chicago Cubs fans have packed the streets outside Wrigley Field hours before the start of the parade to honor the World Series champions. When you finally get to go to something you've been waiting 108 years for #FlyTheW pic.twitter.com/wjOlykuWJu Laurie Winter, of South Elgin, woke up at 4 a.m. Friday to bring her 2-year-old son Cooper to the stadium to see the players.

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  12. Cubs fans in Wrigleyville relish team's late-night winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Chicago Cubs fans are celebrating across the country after the team's Game 7 win . The curse is officially broken! We think we're safe to say the biggest party is in Chicago right now, where the crowd spilled into the streets of the Windy City.

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  13. 82-year-old Greenwood man lived across street from Wrigley Field during Cubs last World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Ray was never an athlete in his younger days, but also started competing in race walking at age 50. He has won five age group national championships and competed in several senior world games all over the world. He walks several miles a week and practices yoga.

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  14. 5 Things You Need to Know this Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    SHOWERS POSSIBLE: Sean Ash says a few showers are possible this morning as a cold front moves through, but he's tracking a warm-up for the weekend. Watch his forecast .

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  15. "Never thought I'd live to see it": Cubs fans revel in their long-awaited momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs each have a golden opportunity to end their historic World Series droughts as the 2016 Fall Classic begins tonight in Cleveland. While the baseball world focuses its attention on Game 1 at Progressive Field, longtime Cubs fans are already flocking to Wrigley Field in Chicago to catch a glimpse of history.

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  16. Apparent lightning strike causes collapse of Chicago train stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The entire Blue Line train system in Chicago was halted Sunday evening after a possible lightning strike hit the tracks, according to the CTA and fire officials. Shortly before 7 p.m., the Illinois Medical District station located at 430 S. Damen Ave on Chicago's Near West Side partially collapsed and the overpass was damaged, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

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