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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


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


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


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


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


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


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