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White Sox Trade Swarzak to Brewers for Ryan Cordell

White Sox Trade Swarzak to Brewers for Ryan Cordell

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired reliever Anthony Swarzak in a trade with the Chicago White Sox.

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Amazon Goes on Hiring Spree as Labor Market Tightens

Amazon Goes on Hiring Spree as Labor Market Tightens

Amazon has some job openings. Lots of them. The company on Wednesday said that it's looking to fill more than 50,000 positions across the U.S. The announcement comes at a time when the labor market is...

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Invitation: Trump to Announce Foxconn Plant in Wisconsin

Invitation: Trump to Announce Foxconn Plant in Wisconsin

President Donald Trump plans to announce Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a liquid crystal display panel plant in Wisconsin, according to an invitation to the event obtained by The Associated...

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Phelps Defends Shark Week 'Race' Against Great White

Phelps Defends Shark Week 'Race' Against Great White

Don't expect an apology from Michael Phelps to TV viewers who were disappointed with his race against a simulated great white shark for a Discovery Channel Shark Week special. The Olympic champion was bested by...

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'Ugly and Wrong': Democrats, Others Slam Trump Trans Ban

'Ugly and Wrong': Democrats, Others Slam Trump Trans Ban

Democratic and Republican politicians, LGBTQ rights advocates and others derided on Wednesday President Donald Trump's Twitter announcement that transgender people will be banned from U.S.

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Crosstown Classic to Feature Inspirational Kids

Crosstown Classic to Feature Inspirational Kids

Wednesday's highly-anticipated game between the Cubs and White Sox will also feature a group of kids who are making a big difference. It's all part of the Guaranteed Impact program, courtesy of the White Sox and...

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Forecast: Tracking Storms

Forecast: Tracking Storms

Alicia Roman is tracking the potential for some stormy weather in parts of the Chicago area Wednesday.

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Trump: Transgender People Banned From US Military

Trump: Transgender People Banned From US Military

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military "in any capacity," saying they would cause "tremendous medical costs and...

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Lawmakers Head to Springfield for Latest Special Session

Lawmakers Head to Springfield for Latest Special Session

Some, but not all, lawmakers are headed to Springfield Wednesday after Gov. Bruce Rauner called a special session on school funding this week. Susan Carlson reports.

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Metra Train Strikes Pedestrian Near Wilmette, Service Halted in the Area

Metra Train Strikes Pedestrian Near Wilmette, Service Halted in the Area

All inbound and outbound train movement was halted near Wilmette during morning rush hour Wednesday after Metra officials said a train struck a pedestrian.

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Child on Life-Support Dies Following Tragic Beecher Crash
Child on Life-Support Dies Following Tragic Beecher Crash

A 4-year-old boy who was on life-support following a south suburban crash that killed his mother and 1-year-old brother has died one day after the horrific accident.

Trump: Transgender People Banned From US Military
Trump: Transgender People Banned From US Military

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military "in any capacity," saying they would cause "tremendous medical costs and...

Lawmakers Head to Springfield for Latest Special Session
Lawmakers Head to Springfield for Latest Special Session

Some, but not all, lawmakers are headed to Springfield Wednesday after Gov. Bruce Rauner called a special session on school funding this week.

Storms Eye Chicago Area Wednesday
Storms Eye Chicago Area Wednesday

After a hot and humid day, thunderstorms could hit parts of the Chicago area Wednesday night.

White Sox Trade Swarzak to Brewers for Ryan Cordell
White Sox Trade Swarzak to Brewers for Ryan Cordell

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired reliever Anthony Swarzak in a trade with the Chicago White Sox.

Metra Train Strikes Pedestrian Near Wilmette, Service Halted
Metra Train Strikes Pedestrian Near Wilmette, Service Halted

All inbound and outbound train movement was halted near Wilmette during rush hour Wednesday after Metra officials said a train struck a pedestrian.