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May 15, 2014 Share
Recent Rains Send Sewage Into Area Waterways

Recent Rains Send Sewage Into Area Waterways

The pollution events raise concerns with critics who say a massive project aimed at decreasing combined sewage overflows is taking too long to implement. Read More

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May 14, 2014 Share
New Energy Efficient Windows Create Heat Damage

New Energy Efficient Windows Create Heat Damage

New energy efficient windows are designed to keep the heat out in the summer and the heat inside during the winter, but they appear to be having an undesirable effect -- burning objects in their magnified path. Read More

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May 14, 2014 Share
Ordinance Shows Success in Targeting Johns

Ordinance Shows Success in Targeting Johns

In the four years since a Cook County ordinance took effect raising the fine on soliciting a prostitute, sheriff's officers haven't arrested a single repeat offender, Sheriff Tom Dart recently told NBC Chicago. Read More

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May 12, 2014 Share
Experts Say Your Internet Secrets Are For Sale

Experts Say Your Internet Secrets Are For Sale

Many Americans believe that their private information will not be compromised while surfing the web, but experts say that's far from the case. Read More

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May 12, 2014 Share
JJJr. Believes in Presidential Pardons For Ex-Inmates

JJJr. Believes in Presidential Pardons For Ex-Inmates

Former Chicago congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. did a "fastidious job" scrubbing toilets, showers, and sinks at a North Carolina prison and believes President Barack Obama should issue pardons to inmates who have served...

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May 7, 2014 Share
Where Do Released Inmates Go?

Where Do Released Inmates Go?

Tens of thousands of inmates are released from Illinois prisons every year. Where do they go and how easy is it for them to get back on their feet? Read More

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May 6, 2014 Share
Firefighters Address Alarming Suicide Rates

Firefighters Address Alarming Suicide Rates

Some in the firefighting service say the image of stoicism in the face of danger masks a dark secret. Read More

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May 5, 2014 Share
NIU Racks Up Dozens of Alcohol Emergencies

NIU Racks Up Dozens of Alcohol Emergencies

In the last three years, there were more than 130 ambulance runs to NIU fraternities, sororities, and dorms for people so intoxicated that they needed emergency care. Read More

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May 1, 2014 Share
Film Studio Targets Illegal Downloaders

Film Studio Targets Illegal Downloaders

Scores of defendants in Chicago and the suburbs, named in 27 separate lawsuits, face fines up to $150,000. Read More

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Apr 30, 2014 Share
Some Retailers Not Following E-Cig Rules

Some Retailers Not Following E-Cig Rules

The sale of electronic cigarettes and other vapor devices to minors is now prohibited in Illinois, but it appears some store clerks are not following the rules when approached by young adults looking to purchase the products. Read More

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