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Fans Remember Minnie Minoso

Fans Remember Minnie Minoso

It was with a certain sadness that people came to say goodbye to a man who came to be known as Mr. White Sox. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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After Selma: Where the Marchers Went

After Selma: Where the Marchers Went

Fifty years after Selma, a turning point in the American civil rights movement, a look at some of the major players and what they did in the years that followed.

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Fans Honor Minnie Minoso at Public Visitation

Fans Honor Minnie Minoso at Public Visitation

It was with a certain sadness that people came to say goodbye to a man who came to be known as Mr. White Sox. But for the fans who came to pay their respects to Minnie Minoso, there was also great joy for having...

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Summer Break for CPS Students Pushed Back to June 19

Summer Break for CPS Students Pushed Back to June 19

Chicago Public Schools students may have rejoiced in the “snow days” they got to stay home for during this winter’s dangerously cold weather, but it now means their summer break will be put off a little longer...

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Obama Fully Backs DOJ Decision Not to Charge Officer Wilson

Obama Fully Backs DOJ Decision Not to Charge Officer Wilson

The President has backed the Department of Justice's decision not to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. He has criticized the police department for a "pattern...

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Georgia Woman Makes Last Statement Hours Before Execution Postponed

Georgia Woman Makes Last Statement Hours Before Execution Postponed

Kelly Gissendaner, the only women on Georgia's death row, made a final statement in which she expressed love for her kids and thanked her legal team.

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Human Rights Lawyer Amal Clooney to Lecture at Columbia

Human Rights Lawyer Amal Clooney to Lecture at Columbia

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will join the faculty of Columbia University as a visiting lecturer. Columbia announced Friday that Clooney will lecture on human rights this spring.

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Under Armour Debuts Flagship Store in Chicago

Under Armour Debuts Flagship Store in Chicago

Sports apparel maker Under Armour hopes to get Chicago’s blood pumping with a new location in the heart of the Mag Mile.

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Selma Youth Group Pushes to Rename Historic Bridge

Selma Youth Group Pushes to Rename Historic Bridge

A youth group in Selma, Alabama, is pushing to rename the iconic bridge where white police officers attacked hundreds of black civil rights activists demonstrating for voting rights 50 years ago, saying...

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911 Tapes: Cigarette May Have Sparked Deadly Fire

911 Tapes: Cigarette May Have Sparked Deadly Fire

A Rolling Meadows apartment complex that went up in flames Wednesday night may have been sparked from a resident who lit a cigarette next to his oxygen tank, according to newly released 911 tapes.

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Mother, Two Children Dead After Being Hit by Semi

Mother, Two Children Dead After Being Hit by Semi

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Rep. Aaron Schock Hires Firms to Review Office Spending

Rep. Aaron Schock Hires Firms to Review Office Spending

An Illinois congressman under scrutiny for lavish expenses, including redecorating his Washington office in the style of the PBS television series "Downton Abbey," announced Friday that he has hired private...

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Bears Agree to Trade Marshall to Jets

Bears Agree to Trade Marshall to Jets

One day after reports that the Chicago Bears were looking into trade options for Brandon Marshall, the receiver is heading to the Big Apple as he's been traded to the New York Jets.

50 Years Later: Selma to Montgomery March By the Numbers

50 Years Later: Selma to Montgomery March By the Numbers

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leaders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee made Selma, Alabama, the center of their voter registration...

911 Tapes: Cigarette May Have Sparked Deadly Fire

911 Tapes: Cigarette May Have Sparked Deadly Fire

A Rolling Meadows apartment complex that went up in flames Wednesday night may have been sparked from a resident who lit a cigarette next to his oxygen tank, according to newly released 911 tapes.