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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

Willis Tower

103 Floors Up, Stockton Family Watches Willis Tower Ledge Crack Under Their Feet

Seemingly hovering 1,300 feet high with nothing by the flickering lights of the Windy City below, the family from Stockton decided they were ready to go.

05/29/2014

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Emotions Spread Through Facebook Can Be Contagious

Researchers find your status update can be influenced by what a friend writes in his or her update.

03/13/2014

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California Zephyr 1 Of 3 Amtrak Trains Stranded Overnight In Illinois

Hundreds of Amtrak passengers who spent the night onboard three trains stranded in snow in northern Illinois have begun to arrive in Chicago, rail line officials said Tuesday morning.

01/07/2014

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Arrives In Sydney

Boeing Shifting Research Jobs From California To South, Midwest

The Chicago-based aerospace company said the reorganization will better meet the needs of its commercial airplane, military and space and security units.

12/12/2013

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

Rim Fire watch

Rim Fire Near Yosemite Larger Than Chicago, Threatening 4,500 Homes

The Rim Fire burning at Yosemite National Park is gaining strength, becoming the 14th-largest wildfire in California history. High winds and extremely dry conditions fueled the flames on Sunday, threatening thousands of homes.

08/25/2013

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Hawks Lose to Raptors 113-96, Tied With Chicago For #5 Seed

DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Toronto Raptors ran all over playoff-bound Atlanta, routing the Hawks 113-96 Tuesday night.

04/17/2013

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Separating Fact From Myth: The Gluten-Free Diet

How important is the gluten-free diet for people on it?

03/20/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

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Cooking Ideas For Kids From A Sacramento Chef

Prepare these simple recipes with your children and you’ll be making great memories as well as food.

01/04/2013

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