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Choppy Conditions On Lake Prompt Beach Hazard Alert

CHICAGO (CBS) – Anyone considering a visit to the beach on Wednesday might want to avoid going for a swim; and not just because the lake is so cold and the weather is unusually brisk for July. 209 more words

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Durbin, Oberweis Clash Over Tax Break Legislation

CHICAGO (CBS) – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the Republican state lawmaker who wants to unseat him have been clashing over proposed legislation favoring companies that keep jobs in America, over those that move operations overseas. 289 more words

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One Dead In Bishop Ford Crash After Tire Hits Windshield

Updated 07/23/14 – 9:33 a.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – A woman was killed Wednesday morning, when a tire flew off an SUV on the Bishop Ford Freeway, and smashed into the windshield of another car. 124 more words

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Niles Trustees Approve Controversial Gun Range

CHICAGO (CBS) — Officials in Niles have approved plans for a gun shop and indoor shooting range, despite complaints about its proximity to several schools. 202 more words

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Palestinian, Israeli Supporters Hold Opposing Rallies Downtown

CHICAGO (CBS) — More than a thousand demonstrators – both pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian – filled Madison Street and street corners near the Israeli consulate Tuesday afternoon. 331 more words

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Congressman Roskam Calls For Funds To Clean Up West Chicago Factory Site

(CBS) — Suburban Congressman Peter Roskam is trying to keep up the Pressure on the Department of Energy to keep funds flowing for the clean-up of radioactive waste at the old Kerr-McGee factory site in West Chicago and other places, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 183 more words

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Two Dedicated Moms Among Victims Of Grisly I-55 Crash

CHICAGO (CBS) – A woman described by friends and family as a “supermom,” and another mom who was driving to work on her day off were among the five people killed Monday afternoon in a pair of crashes on Interstate 55. 573 more words

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