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    Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

    Hybrid, Electric Car Owners Hit With High Registration Fees

    Hybrid, Electric Car Owners Hit With High Registration Fees

    Joe Takacs opened his Indiana vehicle registration notice in October and said he was surprised to see a fee increase for his hybrid car. “It makes me mad,” Takacs said. “I’m paying more money because I’m trying not only to...

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  • Investigations

    Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

    Rescuing Stranded Drivers: Meet the IDOT Minutemen

    Rescuing Stranded Drivers: Meet the IDOT Minutemen

    You’ve seen their yellow trucks driving on Chicago area expressways for decades. And without them, chances are your next commute in to the city or suburbs would probably take a lot longer than usual.

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

    Secrets of the Trade: Hotel Housekeepers Tell All

    Secrets of the Trade: Hotel Housekeepers Tell All

    From once rampant sexual harassment to their new role of ‘eyes and ears’ in hallways, hotel housekeepers are revealing secrets of the job and debunking myths.

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Nov 12, 2018

    Secrets of the Trade: CTA Motormen Tell Their Stories

    Secrets of the Trade: CTA Motormen Tell Their Stories

    They are the men and women who drive Chicago’s el and subway trains, covering thousands of miles in all conditions, every year. But could you do what they do?

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  • Investigations

    Saturday, Nov 10, 2018

    Chicago-Area Paramedics Reviving Opioid Overdose Victims in Record Numbers

    Chicago-Area Paramedics Reviving Opioid Overdose Victims in Record Numbers

    NBC 5 Investigates has obtained eye-opening data from the Illinois Department of Public Health that shows how often local paramedics are administering naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

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