Chicago’s Week in Review

We revisit last week's big stories.

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Telemundo Denver
'Holy Smokes!' Plainfield Native Snags Emmy|
nMelissa McCarthy of "Mike & Molly" was honored as best lead actress in a comedy series.
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Wrigley Building Officially Changes Hands|
nThe rumored sale of the iconic Chicago building became official Monday when the Zeller Realty Group, investor Byron Trott and the co-founders of Groupon Inc. have purchased Michigan Avenue's Wrigley Building.
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Melanie Gravdal
Home Seller Offers $1,000 in Booze to Buyer|
Glenview resident Melanie Gravdal has been struggling to sell the unit, so she's decided to offer a unique incentive to stoke interest: $1,000 worth of food and drink at Grandpa’s Place, the bar across the street, to whomever buys the house.
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Tea Party Invites Presidential Candidates to Schaumburg |
nTeaCon 2011, a gathering of Tea Party activists from all over the Midwest, is taking place at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
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20th Century Fox
Groupon to Show "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" at Wrigley Field |
Groupon is sponsoring a 7:30 p.m. showing of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" on Oct. 1 at Wrigley Field where three 30-foot screens will be placed along the lip of the infield to show the movie.
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Rick Bayless to Star in 2012 Lookingglass Production |
nThe show, titled Rick Bayless in Cascabel, stars Bayless as the chef of a 1940s boarding house who seduces a woman without an appetite with his food.
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NBCChicago.com
Walmart Opens Illinois' First Neighborhood Market in Chicago |
nThe 27,000-square-foot, grocery focused Neighborhood Market sits at the base of the Presidential Towers at Monroe and Jefferson streets and will offer fresh produce, dairy, meats, a deli, pharmacy, and health and beauty goods.
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Jailhouse Diplomas Cost County Millions |
nThe Chicago Public School system is spending approximately twice as much to educate students in the Cook County Jail as opposed to students in traditional schools.
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Survivor: Lake Forest |
nSacked 11 times in two games, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler admits he's in pain.
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Hawks Season Preview|
Starting from the goal line out, we took a look at every player who might spend some time in a Hawks sweater this year and try and guess what they might provide.
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