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President Obama Casts Ballot On First Day Of Early Voting

(CBS) — President Barack Obama attended a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Lincoln Park Monday after casting his ballot on the first day of early voting in Illinois. 501 more words


Work Continues To Fix Sunken Barge In Chicago River

CHICAGO (CBS) — The barge that sank Friday at the Randolph Street Bridge is going to get some patch work done before it’s floated off for repairs, reports WBBM’s John Cody. 160 more words


Chicago Treasurer Stephanie Neely Stepping Down For Job In Private Sector

(CBS) – Chicago City Treasurer Stephanie Neely confirms that she’s leaving her job for the private sector, and soon, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 196 more words


Jesse White Says Tougher Instruction Responsible For Drop In Teen Driving Fatalities

(CBS) — Teen deaths have been dropping radically and the Secretary of State says part of that is a new tougher introduction to rules of the road, reports WBBM’s John Cody. 243 more words


Chicago Area Motorists Pleased By Falling Gas Prices

MOKENA, Ill. (CBS) – Gas prices have been coming down recently and motorists are liking what they see.

According to the Triple A Fuel Gauge report, the average gas price in the Chicago area a year ago was $3.57 a gallon for regular unleaded–25 cents a gallon higher than it is now. 221 more words


City Council Conducting Hearings On Emanuel's Proposed 2015 Budget

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Chicago City Council has begun hearings into Mayor Emanuel’s proposed 2015 budget, and aldermen are asking questions about the spending plans, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 194 more words


Made In Chicago: Vintage Confections

CHICAGO (CBS) – Tucked away inside a small store front in Clarendon Hills is a place Willy Wonka could be proud of.

“We produce all our own hard candy lollipops. 390 more words