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Demonstrators Call For Raising Minimum Wage At Rally Outside Pullman Walmart

CHICAGO (CBS) — Some four dozen demonstrators gathered as close as they could get to the Walmart in Pullman to demand a boost in the minimum wage, reports WBBM’s John Cody. 185 more words

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Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth Announces She's Pregnant

(CBS) — Illinois Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth — an Iraq War veteran and a double amputee — has announced that she’s pregnant.

Congresswoman Duckworth tells WBBM, “I feel great.” 210 more words

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Police: 18-Month-Old Girl Thrown From Car

(CBS) — Chicago Police say a man is in custody for throwing his girlfriend’s 18-month-old daughter out a car window on a South Side street early Monday morning. 143 more words

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CDC Numbers Show Chicago Students Behind Peers In Vaccinations

(CBS) — Chicago school students return to classes Tuesday and one new analysis shows they may already be falling behind their peers in an important area. 298 more words

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For Some Kane County Residents, Paying Property Taxes A Laughing Matter

(CBS) – Property taxes are due in Kane County Tuesday, and while it’s an unpleasant day for some, there are also a few laughs.

Kane County Treasurer David Rickert says in the past taxpayers have showed up with fake bills to pay their taxes, just for fun, such as a $3 bill with Bill Clinton’s picture, $200 bills with pictures of President Bush, Sr. 156 more words

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Made In Chicago: iFly Indoor Skydiving

Ever wanted to skydive but didn’t have the guts? Now’s your chance at the new iFly in Rosemont and in Naperville.

“It’s a vertical wind tunnel so it basically simulates free fall. 399 more words

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Illinois To Start Accepting Medical Marijuana Applications From Patients, Businesses

(CBS) — In September and October, the state will take applications from patients whose last names begin with the letters A through L. Then, in November and December, those whose names go from M through Z, can apply. 159 more words

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