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Kirk says 400-plus kids from Mexican border crisis are in Chicago

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk said today that 429 unaccompanied minors from the Mexican border crisis are in Chicago in the custody of a federal agency, and he wants to know if any of the children have criminal records. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Two animal rights activists charged with freeing 2,000 mink from farm

A pair of California animal rights protestors have been federally charged with freeing 2,000 mink from an Illinois fur farm. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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More memory lapses from a Park Grill witness

Laura Foxgrover, cast as the femme fatale in a titillating sweetheart contract scandal at former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s Park District, reluctantly took the stage Wednesday. Testifying as a “hostile witness” in the Emanuel Administration’s lawsuit against the owners of the Park Grill restaurant, the 45-year-old Foxgrover proved nearly as memory-challenged as the 72-year-old Daley […]

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Arismendy Alcantara gets pipeline from farm system flowing

CINCINNATI — The day after the trade that sent their top two starting pitchers to the Oakland Athletics and started another second-half slide for the Cubs, All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro refused to acknowledge the pall that hung over the clubhouse. “I know we’ll be pretty close soon,” he said, “because we’ve got great talent in […]

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Nick Zeisloft transfers to Indiana from Illinois State

Indiana coach Tom Crean says the Hoosiers have added to their roster 6-4 guard Nick Zeisloft, who is transferring from Illinois State after earning his degree in finance. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Interview: Brett Eldredge’s path from Paris cornfields to Nashville star

The small town of Paris, Ill., is the birthplace of Carl Switzer, the late actor who played the iconic Alfalfa in the “Little Rascals” series, and Brett Eldredge, the country music singer whose singles “Don’t Ya” and “Beat of the Music” reached No. 1 on the country airplay chart. Only one of the two, however, […]

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Obama by the lake: Exclusive look at library bid from South Works site developer Dan McCaffery

Among the rival locations in Chicago for the Obama library and museum, the most majestic one hugs the Lake Michigan shore on the Southeast Side with a stunning view of the Chicago skyline. The Chicago Lakeside site has vast potential to trigger massive related economic growth and create jobs in an often ignored part of […]

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Three Rescued From Stalled Elevator At Ritz-Carlton

(STMW) – Three people were trapped in a Gold Coast elevator before being rescued by firefighters. The building houses a Ritz-Carlton hotel on its lower floors, and condominiums on higher floors, though all three people in the elevator are permanent residents of the hotel, according to Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford. A man and woman […]

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WWII vet, school counselor from Mt. Prospect wins free roof

Mount Prospect resident Henry Blim, a 90-year-old veteran of World War II, will receive a free roof for his house as part of the “No Roof Left Behind” porgram run by local business Peterson Roofing. After serving his country, Blim settled in Mount Prospect and worked for nearly 30 years in Northwest Suburban District 214. […]

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6,000 still without power from storms

Roughly 6,000 homes and businesses – predominantly in the south suburbs – were still without power this evening after Monday’s violent storms and some might not see power restored until the July 4 holiday, according to Commonwealth Edison. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Parking meter firm’s take from city rises

Chicago paid company $ 6.5 million in past year — $ 500,000 more than Emanuel projectedCity Hall paid $ 6.5 million during the past year to the company that’s leasing Chicago’s parking meters — about $ 500,000 more than Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration predicted when it renegotiated the deal. Full News here – Chicagoland – […]

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Parking meter firm’s pay from city rises

Chicago paid company $ 6.5 million in past year — $ 500,000 more than Emanuel projectedChicago paid company $ 6.5 million in past year, $ 500,000 more than Emanuel projected. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – News

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Belgian ail: USA ousted from World Cup in extra time

Two incontrovertible facts came out of the United States’ 2-1 loss to Belgium in the second round of the World Cup. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Belgian ail: USA ousted from World Cup

Two incontrovertible facts came out of the United States’ 2-1 loss to Belgium in the second round of the World Cup. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Super thick fog socks in Chicago: a parting shot from the polar vortex winter

Super thick fog socks in Chicago: a parting shot from the polar vortex winter CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 26: Wrigley Field is shown during the seventh inning of a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals on June 26, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images). The fog was so dense […]

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