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Weekend Plans: Prints, Girl Food And Antique Jewelry

Hey, Chicago! Hey Chicago, hey, we're over here. There you go. We know Friday is a big day, but once you're done celebrating, you may... more

2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Ten Foot Mailbag: Frankfurters, Deutsche Banks And Hitler Calls The Birthday Lin

Today’s date is 4/20. For mature people that date means nothing more than it’s Friday, and we’ve survived another week that has taken years off of our lives. For wastes of organs, the date means some... more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Rare penny fetches $1.15 million in Schaumburg auction

An extremely rare, experimental 1792 penny that was one of the first ever struck by the United States Mint has sold for $1.15 million at an auction in Schaumburg. The coin, which was never put into circulation, is one of only 14 surviving examples... more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

City Officials And Mental Health Advocates Continue Stand Off In Chicago

From partly undoing cuts for branch library hours to extending the school day seven – not seven and a half – hours, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has scaled back major policy changes in response to public criticism. Thus far, this is not the case with the city’s plan to... more

2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

Rare penny sells for $1.15 million at Schaumburg auction

A rare experimental penny minted in 1792 has sold for $1.15 million at an auction in Schaumburg. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Rare penny fetches $1.15 million at auction

An extremely rare, 1792 penny sold for $1.15 million at an auction in Schaumburg Thursday evening, according to a spokesman for Heritage Auctions. Earlier this week, bidding online for the rare coin topped $1 million. Kevin Lipton of Beverly Hills, Calif., bought the penny... more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Fashion Show for Scholarships

Every single seat was filled at the Preston Bradley Hall inside the Chicago Cultural Center with some people even standing among the over 350 guests. They were there to witness a fashion show with a mixture of couture fashion and everyday wear. The Chicago Fashion Foundation’s 5th Annual Scholarship Award Benefit for Chicago area... more

2 years ago | Chicago Neighborhood News Bureau | Permalink

Hoge’s White Sox Mailbag: Time To Send Beckham Down?

We're a week into the season and it's time for our first White Sox mailbag of the year. This week address Gordon Beckham, trading Alex Rios and Hawk calling Viciedo "Tanks".more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Funeral for Fallen Marine Set for Saturday

Services scheduled for Friday evening and Saturday for Cpl. Alex Martinez. more

2 years ago | NBC 5 | Permalink

Death of Elgin Marine ‘ultimate’ sacrifice from community

More than 300 Elgin-area residents lined Douglas Avenue on Friday to thank Cpl. Alex Martinez — who was killed in Afghanistan last week — and his family, including his 22-year-old widow, Julianna Martinez, for that sacrifice. more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Protests Against Mental Health Clinic Closings Intensify (VIDEO)

From Christmas Carols calling Rahm Emanuel a Grinch to a proposal that the city pay for mental health care through raising the yacht mooring tax, the Mental Health Movement coalition has spent months energetically fighting the city’s... more

2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

Ten Foot Mailbag: Ozzie, Baby Rose, and Toe Salami

Several times this year I’ve found myself thinking about what The Score means to me. I didn’t begin listening to the station until about 10 years ago, so I can’t say I’ve... more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Mental Health Movement Occupation Leads To Arrests, Protesters Vow More Actions

News links:  Huffington Post In protest of the planned closings of six Chicago mental health care clinics, advocates and community residents occupied the Woodlawn clinic on the city's South Side. Though 23 were arrested yesterday ,... more

2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

From Marine wife to war widow

Procession, service planned for Elgin native killed in Afghanistan Alex Martinez was above all shy; a quietly motivated man, beloved by his friends and family and totally dedicated to his duty as a U.S. Marine, said his wife, Juliana Martinez. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Baffoe: Why The Blackhawks Will (Not) Beat The Coyotes

I give you the reasons the Chicago Blackhawks will defeat the Phoenix Coyotes and why they will not beat them in the series that starts Thursday night at the... more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

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