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Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 12:08 PM CST

Deli Cranks Out 6,000 Latkes for Hanukkah

When it comes to holidays, there's no better recipe than the one you grew up with. Same is true for latkes. So, tonight, when Hanukkah begins at sundown, cooks around the globe will be firing up the frying pans... »

Merriam-Webster Names Word of the Year

Merriam-Webster Names Word of the Year

Merriam-Webster has declared "culture" as the word of 2014, The Associated Press reported. The word joins Oxford Dictionaries' "vape," a darling of the e-cigarette movement, and "exposure," declared the... »

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"Marry Me" Actress Talks Chicago Ties

Actress Casey Wilson of the NBC romantic comedy "Marry Me," set in Chicago, is the wife of the show's creator and says the program is loosely based on her own marriage. »

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J.K. Rowling Releasing 12 New "Harry Potter" Surprises

J.K. Rowling Releasing 12 New "Harry Potter" Surprises

The "Harry Potter" author will publish "brand-new" writing from the world of Hogwarts beginning Dec. 12. »

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20 Questions With Actress Casey Wilson

Her NBC comedy "Marry Me" is based in Chicago, so how well does actress Casey Wilson know The Windy City? We deviated from our typical "20 Questions" format to find out. »

#SantaPhotoFail: Pics of No Good Santa Encounters

#SantaPhotoFail: Pics of No Good Santa Encounters

It's Christmastime and it's that time of year when you head out with the family and get those beloved pics of the kids with Santa. Except the photos don't always turn out as you hoped. »

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"I Love Lucy" Hits Chicago Stage

Actors bring iconic TV show to the Bank of America Theatre for a limited engagement. »

James Franco Talks Sony Hack on "SNL"

James Franco Talks Sony Hack on "SNL"

James Franco's hosted "Saturday Night Live" again — so naturally his friend (and co-star of upcoming comedy flick "The Interview") Seth Rogen crashed the opening monologue in the Dec. 7 episode featuring musical »

Target Employee's Black Friday Pep Talk Goes Viral

Target Employee's Black Friday Pep Talk Goes Viral

Although Black Friday can be a stressful day for bargain-hunting shoppers, it may be even more difficult for retail employees. That is why a Target electronics department worker in Westminster, Maryland,... »

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