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Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 04:24 PM CDT

Magnetic Adult Toys Pose Risk to Children

Magnetic Adult Toys Pose Risk to Children

High-powered magnets that aren't sold in toy stores but are are commonly used as desk toys for adults may pose a major health hazard to young children who can easily mistake the products for candy.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 04:24 PM CDT

County's Silent Battle With 'Cottage Law' Ends

County's Silent Battle With 'Cottage Law' Ends

Lawmakers last year passed law allowing people to sell homemade goods at farmers' markets, but county officials refused to accept registration applications.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 04:25 PM CDT

Court: Borrowers Have Enforceable Rights Under HAMP

Court: Borrowers Have Enforceable Rights Under HAMP

Calumet City woman says she kept getting run-around from Wells Fargo when she applied for a home loan modification.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:15 PM CDT

How Inspectors Keep Gas Pumps Fair

How Inspectors Keep Gas Pumps Fair

Inspectors shut down more than 2,000 gas pumps in Cook County last year.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:15 PM CDT

How Electronic Pickpocketing Works

How Electronic Pickpocketing Works

Though issuers downplay the risks, RFID technology in credit and debit cards could be putting consumers at risk.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:16 PM CDT

Student Loan Borrowers Say They're Being Gouged

Student Loan Borrowers Say They're Being Gouged

Several student loan borrowers say they were hit with higher payments and fees after their loan balances were transferred to another servicer, they say, without warning.

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Cutler, Clausen Support Each Other

Cutler, Clausen Support Each Other

The Chicago Bears are dealing with the aftermath of making a switch at quarterback this week, and both Jimmy Clausen and Jay Cutler are trying to focus on supporting one another during the transition.

Nurse Says He Was Suspended for Refusing to Get Flu Shot

Nurse Says He Was Suspended for Refusing to Get Flu Shot

A Chicago nurse says he was suspended from his job for refusing to get a flu shot.

Pets Face Homelessness After Shelter to be Evicted

Pets Face Homelessness After Shelter to be Evicted

Cache Creek Animal Rescue in south suburban Joliet is facing eviction, so they are asking for donations to find the animals a new home for the holidays.

New Skyscraper Planned to Rise Along Chicago River

New Skyscraper Planned to Rise Along Chicago River

The 88-story building, dubbed as "Wanda Vista," will house a hotel, retail shops and condos.

Cutler’s Fallout Continues Off the Field

Cutler’s Fallout Continues Off the Field

It is now common knowledge that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will not start Sunday’s game against Detroit but his fallout on the field and with the fans doesn’t stop there.

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