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Five reasons to make a point of visiting the 33rd Taste of Chicago , which runs through Sunday at Grant Park :
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The Cubs ;agreed to Mayor Rahm Emanuel ’s requested conditions in order to present its latest renovation proposal Thursday to the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, including reducing the size of signs along exterior outfield walls and to continue negotiating with rooftop owners who have said the signs will hurt their businesses, according to a City Hall ;source.
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Flutist Nicole Mitchell, singer Dee Alexander with saxophonist Oliver Lake, pianist Craig Taborn and the Kenwood Academy Jazz Band will headline the eighth annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival, running Sept. 27-28 in several locations.
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An American who co-wrote a book called "How to Survive the Running of the Bulls" was badly gored on Wednesday in the morning bull run at Pamplona's San Fermin festival.
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Diagon Alley is open for business, with long lines, plenty of Harry Potter-themed shops and a 3D ride that thrilled visitors — despite a 45-minute outage in early afternoon.
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A long-lost Bill Murray film appearance from 1984 has surfaced on YouTube. This bit of cinematic archaeology was unearthed by the website Dangerous Minds .
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Is there really any difference among local red hots?
Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog.
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Members of the public, teeming with ideas and supplied with colored pens and maps, today offered a mosaic of options for reshaping North Lake Shore Drive during a reconstruction project that will stretch over many years.
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Emanuel task force: Raise Chicago minimum wage to $13 by 2018

But no vote is recommended until the end of the year.

What do you think? Should we raise the minimum wage for $13 in Chicago?
Mayor Rahm Emanuel ’s task force recommended Monday that Chicago’s minimum wage be ramped up to $13 an hour by 2018, an idea that comes as City Hall faces pressure to act on the issue while Democrats nationally try to make income disparity a campaign theme this fall.
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THEATER REVIEW: "Brigadoon" at the Goodman Theatre ★★½ ... In certain, more cynical parts of Scotland, the term "Brigadoonery" applies to the cultivation of over-the-top stereotypes of Scotland ...
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GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, mainly for ignition switch issues
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General Motors has expanded its ignition switch recall to encompass 7.6 million more U.S. vehicles made from 1997 to 2014.

Harrison Ford Rushed to Hospital During Filming of 'Star Wars: Episode V...
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The actor is receiving treatment at a local hospital for an ankle injury

Comedian Tracy Morgan seriously hurt in car crash
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The actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was seriously hurt in a road accident involving six or more vehicles on the New Jersey Turnpike early Sa

Newsbeat
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Ever wonder if you can listen to the news that *you* choose? On your way to work or while going home in the evening, wouldn’t it be wonderfu

Eminem, Skrillex, Kings of Leon among Lollapalooza headliners
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The lineup for Lollapalooza ’s 10th year Aug. 1-3 in Grant Park won’t be announced until next week, but industry sources confirm that the he

iHeartRadio – Internet Radio
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Listen to your favorite live radio stations or create your own with iHeartRadio, “the best streaming radio app” (CNET).iHeartRadio is the on

Cheryl Mayberry McKissack on how a 70-year-old company can think like a ...
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Cheryl Mayberry McKissack, COO of Johnson Publishing and president of JPC Digital, says the decades-old business doesn't lean on its history

For jazz lovers, a time to give thanks
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Chicago jazz listeners have a great deal to be grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Discounted Chicago Gourmet tickets on sale Black Friday
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Here's a way to shop for Christmas gifts on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) without leaving your house. Or putting on pants.

As It Happened: AP Wire Copy of the JFK Assassination
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Fifty years ago, mobile devices, Twitter, and Instagram didn't exist, but the basic technologies of transmitting voice, text, and image elec

Possible tornadoes top list of Sunday weather worries
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Chicagoans who slept through the rainy and stormy weather overnight likely won't be able to miss the second, stronger round that arrives Sun

Billy Goat Tavern owner fears displacement from massive redevelopment plan
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Billy Goat Tavern has been a fixture underneath North Michigan Avenue for almost 50 years and wants to remain there, regardless of whatever

Review: Exuberant sounds at Englewood Jazz Festival
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Several of the city's best jazz musicians converged on one of its toughest neighborhoods over the weekend for the 14th annual Englewood Jazz

All eyes on school projects this fall
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With university-related buildings and apartment high-rises leading the way, the fall architecture scene promises to be one of the most livel

Arthur Miller gem brought to life by forest to be reckoned with
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Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," the remarkable 1947 drama that both understands the flaws of ordinary little men and howls with moral outrage

When Kickstarter kicks back
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Everyone thinks Kickstarter is wonderful, the answer to a struggling artist's prayers, the future of arts funding itself. And maybe it is, c

NPR's Scott Simon: A vigil for his dying mother, tweeted with love
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Scott Simon, a radio host for NPR ’s “Weekend Edition,” is giving his mother, Patricia Simon Newman Gilband, a very public farewell.