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  1. RECORDING: Chicago II the Steven Wilson Remix Available Now from RhinoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    More than 40 years after its debut, Chicago II still sounds like nothing else. Released in 1970, Chicago's second album brims with confidence and inspiration as it draws on everything from orchestral music to heavy rock.

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  2. This Finnish Word Makes Your Sad Weekend Plans Sound a Little CoolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Magazine

    ... something like that, anyway. "Is it a noun? A verb? Does one kalsarikannit , or does one take a kalsarikannit ?" a Chicago Tribune writer wondered. It's not totally clear, but according to its description on Finland's list of country-specific emojis ...

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  3. COLUMN: SNL serves as unique political entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Trojan

    ... out of Tapper's apartment window. Gone are the days of the SNL that poked momentary fun with "A Day Off" or their Chicago musical parody, "Kellyanne Conway." Make no mistake: President Donald Trump's adviser was not just the fodder for another ...

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  4. Chrysler Figures Prominently In 'Detroiters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | MediaPost

    I was very excited to watch the first episode of "Detroiters," the new show on Comedy Central about two of my favorite things, Detroit and advertising. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to view it on Feb. 7 when it debuted since I was getting ready to catch a very early train to Chicago the next morning to cover the Chicago Auto Show.

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  5. Rizzo inspired by message at White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Chicago Cubs

    ... the franchise's first since 1908. Rizzo and Co. certainly enjoyed all the perks, such as the parade in downtown Chicago, appearing on "Saturday Night Live," and most recently, going to the "The focus in spring is get your work in, and when the ...

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  6. Watch Bob Odenkirk describe throwing a 'moon ball' at Wrigley FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... film "Girlfriend's Day," described his Second City days earlier Wednesday on "The View." He said he was living in Chicago when he created the iconic Matt Foley character for Chris Farley, his Second City castmate. Foley, a clumsy motivational ...

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  7. Watch Bob Odenkirk recall creating Chris Farley's iconic Matt Foley character in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Bob Odenkirk recalled creating the iconic Matt Foley character alone in his Chicago apartment on Wednesday's episode of "The View." Chris Farley played Foley, a clumsy motivational speaker, in a series of "Saturday Night Live" sketches in the '90s.

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  8. To counter travel ban, Jewish filmmaker wants to give American Muslims a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Denver Post

    The weekend of the presidential inauguration, during his opening monologue on "Saturday Night Live," host Aziz Ansari made the compelling observation that Islamophobia is largely a result of lack of exposure to Muslims beyond how they are portrayed by Hollywood and in the news. He joked that the news should consider counter programming just showing four Muslim people eating nachos in Chicago.

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  9. Melissa McCarthy returns to 'SNL' as Sean Spicer; Kellyanne Conway also skeweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... has a lot to o... (NEW YORK) - Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMinnesota 117, Chicago 89NY Knicks 94, San Antonio 90Detroit 102, Toronto 101Sacramen... (NEW YORK) -- Senior White House policy adviser Stephen ...

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  10. Chicagoans, these senseless shootings are on usRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Chicago Tribune

    ... their names. Then think about how quickly and tragically their young lives changed-simply by being black girls on Chicago's South Side. We don't need anyone to explain the unfairness or cruelty of their fate. At one moment, 12-year-old Kanari was ...

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  11. 'Being Irish is part of the way I approach the world' - Melissa McCarthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Independent.ie

    ... a situation kind of thing. Being Irish means being self-sufficient and doing whatever is needed. My dad's friends in Chicago were all Irish and we grew up thinking of ourselves as Irish." "His dad was a Carty, but the name got changed to McCarthy ...

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  12. The rise of Chance the RapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | BBC News

    ... had the buzz of a major label style release - it appeared exclusively on Apple Music after only a week's notice. The Chicago-born rapper has never sold a single album, opting instead to make money through touring, carefully selected advert ...

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  13. How a 23-year-old rapper who refuses to sign a record deal made Grammys historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... account for distribution. He formally kicked off his career with the song "Windows." It got him some attention in Chicago's hip hop scene, and Chance spent another eight months tinkering with the rest of the album. A year later, Chance instantly ...

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  14. Chance The Rapper Shouted Out All Of Chicago In Glorious Best New Artist SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | MTV

    Though he released his first mixtape back in 2012, Chance rose to prominence in 2016, lending a transcendent verse to Kanye West's song "Ultralight Beam" and releasing his own critically lauded album Coloring Book . The rapper also hosted Magical Coloring Day, the very first music festival at U.S. Cellular Field on Chicago's South Side, and contributed memorable performances to Saturday Night Live and the White House Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony .

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  15. 'SNL' spoofs Chicago murders and immigration policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Spero News

    ... a "simple" reason for the ban. "The bad people are pouring in and you see them and it's ISIS and San Bernardino and Chicago. I mean, look at Chicago, it's hell. There're bad dudes coming here, bad hombres, bad boys, bad boys, wha' cha gonna do?" In ...

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  16. Kate McKinnon Plays Sessions, Conway, Warren in One 'SNL' EpisodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Advocate

    ... the White House advisor in fame-hungry Hollywood roles - previously, she performed a musical parody of "Roxy" from Chicago - McKinnon as Conway channeled an unhinged Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction . In this pre-taped skit, Conway lay in wait for ...

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  17. Being a White House kid comes with pluses and minusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... a "Saturday Night Live" writer on Jan. 20 as the new first family reveled in Inauguration Day events. Separately in Chicago, comedian Shannon Noll played the title character in "Barron Trump: Up Past Bedtime," which had a recent run at a theater in ...

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  18. Melissa McCarthy reprises role as Trump spokesman Sean SpicerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Spero News

    ... Bay." Wrapping up the faux press conference, McCarthy cited fake crime statistics that 80 percent of the people in Chicago have been murdered. She shouted, "And that's on you." As a finale, she used a leaf blower on a reporter, saying she was ...

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  19. Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Al Jarreau dead at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Two girls, ages 11 and 12, were both shot in the head in separate, unrelated shootings that took place within an hour of each other in Chicago, police told ... -- North Korea fired off a ballistic missile into the East Sea from Banghyeon North Pyongan Province early Sunday, according to South Korean officials... For the first time, the Dawson County Cattlemen inducted a woman into their Hall-of-Fame. Three of them in fact.

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  20. Alec Baldwin takes Trump's immigration battle to 'The People's Court' on 'SNL'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Hill

    ... have been very disrespectful." "The bad people are pouring in and you see them and it's ISIS and San Bernardino and Chicago. I mean, look at Chicago, it's hell. There're bad dudes coming here, bad hombres, bad boys, bad boys, wha' cha gonna do?" he ...

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