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Best Places In America To Spend Thanksgiving Weekend

Instead of gathering at someone’s home this Thanksgiving, make plans for a destination Thanksgiving getaway that the entire family will enjoy.

11/13/2014

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Best US Travel Destinations For You And Your Pet

Here’s a look at five of the best pet-friendly travel destinations in the U.S.

11/07/2014

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America’s Best Fall Break Destinations For College Students

Take a break from your college studies with a mini-vacation this fall at one of these top destinations for college students.

10/21/2014

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Best Museums In The USA

America has many of the world’s greatest museums, some of which are free.

09/25/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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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

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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

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