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Gaslight era left radioactive legacy in Chicago

Before the electric light bulb ended the Gaslight Era, one of the biggest advances in illuminating Chicago and other cities was the development of a lantern wick that could withstand intense heat while burning brighter than ordinary lamps. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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About 400 Chicago concrete truck drivers go on strike

About 400 Chicago concrete truck drivers go on strike About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs on Tuesday and Wednesday after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association. The proposal, which would have covered suburban drivers outside of … Full News here – Read more on Chicago […]

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Some Chicago Residents Not Swayed By Street Repaving Promises

Some Chicago Residents Not Swayed By Street Repaving Promises CHICAGO (CBS) – Crews are planning to repave 345 miles of roads as part of a promise from City Hall to fix streets plagued by potholes. They began work on Wednesday/. “For all that pain, 345 miles of gain,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. CBS 2's Chris … […]

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Chicago violence stitched into homicide quilt

Chicago violence stitched into homicide quilt Hanging on a wall in a storefront art gallery in Logan Square is a quilt stitched by hands that have felt the scope of homicide in Chicago, felt it with tired fingers pushing needles through fabric over and over and over again, lovingly spelling out … Full News here […]

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‘Family Guy’ visits Art Institute of Chicago

“Family Guy” made a brief visit to Chicago during Sunday’s episode, “The Most Interesting Man in the World.” And like most things “Family Guy,” it was both funny and insulting. Full News here – About Last Night – chicagotribune.com

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Experienced Trademark Paralegal – Chicago Jobs

Details: Our client, an established Chicago law firm, is looking for a paralegal with 3+ years experience working on Trademark and related matters to join its nationally acclaimed intellecutal property goup. This is a great opportunity to join a growing department that works collaboratively and collegially for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups. […]

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Smoking rate among Chicago students drops

Smoking rate among Chicago students drops Based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the survey shows less than 11 percent of Chicago high school students reported smoking in 2013, down from more than 13 percent in 2011. The latest numbers represent a 60 percent drop … Full News here – Read more […]

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Project to repair hundreds of miles of Chicago roads

Wednesday morning, Mayor Emanuel will help kick off a major repaving project in Chicago. Full News here – WFLD – News

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Special Olympics: How a Chicago PE teacher helped create the games

The Special Olympics began as a small program within the Chicago Parks District. Full News here – WFLD – News

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K-LOVE – “I Can Only Imagine” MercyMe Live from Chicago – Chicago Video

http://www.klove.com – To celebrate the release of their new album “Welcome To The New” (iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id825091802?uo=4&at=11l7mx… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Smoking rate among Chicago students drops

Smoking among Chicago high school students has dropped to its lowest rate in more than a decade, according to a new study released by the city’s health department. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Chicago Weather: April snow falls across city, suburbs after weekend warmup

Chicago Weather: April snow falls across city, suburbs after weekend warmup April 14, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Snow began falling Monday afternoon in the northwest suburbs, just in time for the evening commute. The April snow showers followed a weekend of rollercoaster weather for Chicagoans. SEE the view of I-90 in Arlington … Full News here […]

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36 People Were Shot In 36 Hours In Chicago

36 People Were Shot In 36 Hours In Chicago A 17-year-old girl killed Friday afternoon was among at least 36 people wounded in gun violence over the weekend in Chicago. Gakirah Barnes, 17, was shot multiple times in the upper body Friday afternoon in the city's Woodlawn neighborhood. She died … Full News here – Read […]

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Process Safety Engineer – Chicago Jobs

Details: Process Safety Engineer needed for chemical plant located near the Chicago area. Must have a minimum 3 years experience. BS required. Sciences or Engineering. Must have direct PSM experience in a PSM regulated site. Full News here – Latest CareerBuilder Jobs: chicago, IL, US – 30 mile radius

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First Chicago area snowfall in 3 weeks Monday lays down 1 to 2.5″ snow accumulations; brief mid-week “warming” the only interruption in an otherwise chilly week

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