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A 48 Hour Guide To Chicago

A practical travel guide for the best lodging, dining, transportation and attractions in Chicago, especially for travelers who have just 48 hours to visit America’s third largest city.

08/21/2015

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Backpage Ad Site: Aider Of Traffickers, Or Way To Stop Them?

Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitation, or a beacon of free expression? Does it generate crime, or help solve it?

08/16/2015

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Chicago Homicide Suspect Arrested In Superior

Sheriff’s officials say a man wanted for killing a 7-year-old boy in Chicago has been arrested in northwestern Wisconsin.

07/23/2015

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Chicago Man Sentenced For Shooting, Killing 2 Men In Minneapolis

A 22-year-old Chicago man learned he will spend the next 55 years in prison for shooting and killing two men in north Minneapolis in April, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

07/13/2015

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Good Questions: Mosquito Food, Uptown & Hat Tricks

Wade from Brainerd is already tired of mosquitoes this summer, but he still wants to know: What do mosquitoes eat? According to the American Mosquito Control Association, only females feed on blood because they require the protein to produce eggs.

07/10/2015

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Amtrak: 2nd Daily St. Paul-To-Chicago Train Could Be Popular

A new Amtrak study says adding a second round-trip between St. Paul and Chicago could prove to be popular. The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation as well as La Crosse County in Wisconsin asked Amtrak to conduct the study.

07/04/2015

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A History Lover’s Travel Guide To Chicago

The Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.

07/03/2015

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Castro Lifts Cubs Past Twins In 10 Innings

Starlin Castro walked out of Target Field on Friday night with his head hanging following another rough day at shortstop. Less than 24 hours later, he was feeling a lot better.

06/20/2015

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Chicago Man Pleads Guilty To Murder In April Double Killing

A 22-year-old Chicago man pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of second-degree murder in the April shooting deaths of two men on Minneapolis’ north side.

06/09/2015

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Woodbury Police: Young Sisters Located After Going Missing In Wisconsin

Woodbury police are asking for the public’s help to find three children who were not returned to their father’s custody after a visit to their maternal grandparents. The children — Kianna Dixon, 10; K’Aaliyah Abigale Dixon, 9; and Keivonnah La’Corda Dixon, 7 — were allowed to visit their grandparents in Wisconsin from May 15 until May 29.

06/05/2015

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4-Year-Old Girl Who Was Shot In Chicago Transferred To MN Hospital

A 4-year-old Chicago girl who was shot in the head was discharged from the hospital Monday as her mother pleaded for an end to violence in the city.

06/01/2015

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CN Railway Working To Rebuild Northern Minnesota Bridge

Canadian National Railway officials are working around the clock to rebuild an old wooden railroad bridge that burned and collapsed near Minnesota’s northern border.

05/28/2015

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Dozier Homers Twice, Twins Beat White Sox 8-1

Brian Dozier homered twice and drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-1 on Sunday.

05/24/2015

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Man Tackled After Firing Gun On Minneapolis-Bound Megabus

A man on a Megabus bound for Minneapolis from Chicago late Tuesday night fired a gun before trying to take control of the bus, authorities said. According to reports from CBS Chicago, the incident happened along Interstate 90 near a tollway Oasis in suburban Des Plaines at about 11:30 p.m.

05/13/2015

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‘Serial Stowaway’ Arrested Twice In 10 Days

The “serial stowaway” who reportedly flew from Minneapolis to Florida last year without a ticket has been busted again.

05/06/2015

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Kane Leads Blackhawks Past Wild 4-1

Patrick Kane scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 30 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

05/03/2015

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Wild Go With Haula To Replace Injured Fontaine

Erik Haula replaced injured right wing Justin Fontaine for the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.

05/03/2015

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Wild Look For Playoff Breakthrough Against Blackhawks

The Minnesota Wild are in the second round for the second straight postseason, and standing in the way are the Chicago Blackhawks — their usual playoff roadblock.

04/30/2015

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Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.

04/22/2015

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Sale Helps Chicago White Sox Beat Minnesota Twins 6-2

Minnesota dropped to 1-5 under new manager Paul Molitor. Danny Santana had two hits, including an RBI double, and Phil Hughes lasted six innings after getting off to a slow start.

04/12/2015

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Police: 2nd Suspect In Double Homicide Arrested

Police in Minneapolis say the second suspect in last week’s double homicide on the north side is now in custody.

04/12/2015

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ME: 2 Homicide Victims In Minneapolis Were Shot In Head

The Hennepin County medical examiner has identified two men fatally shot in Minneapolis this week. The ME says 56-year-old Eddie James Pelmore and 47-year-old Odell Frazier were shot in the head Wednesday on the city’s north side.

04/10/2015

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Officials: Chicago Man Charged In North Mpls. Double Homicide

Hennepin County officials say a Chicago man faces murder charges in connection to the shooting Wednesday morning that left two men dead in north Minneapolis.

04/09/2015

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With 2-0 Win By Rival Jets, Wild Can’t Clinch

Blake Wheeler and Drew Stafford scored, Ondrej Pavelec made 32 saves and the Winnipeg Jets gave their playoff push a big boost with a 2-0 victory over Minnesota on Monday, preventing the Wild from clinching a wild-card spot.

04/06/2015

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Guide To America’s Best St. Patrick Day Parades

Pack up your bags and head out to some of the best cities in the country that will be hosting St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, including some of the best parades in the country.

03/03/2015

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