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Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 04:18 PM CST

Harlem Fine Arts Show Returns to Chicago

Harlem Fine Arts Show Returns to Chicago

The Harlem Fine Arts Show is making a return to Chicago next month, featuring paintings and sculptures from more than 50 different artists over the course of the four-day exhibition. Vice President James Tucker...

Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 at 01:25 PM CDT

Cook County Sheriff Honors Service-Minded Students

Cook County Sheriff Honors Service-Minded Students

Chief Policy Officer Cara Smith has details on the Cook County Sheriff's Office's "Commitment to Service Award" for outstanding high school students who have a passion for serving those around...

Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 at 11:07 AM CDT

American Cancer Society Looks to Save More Lives From Cancer

American Cancer Society Looks to Save More Lives From Cancer

The American Cancer Society's Jane Travis Boersma tells NBC 5's Art Norman about two upcoming events: Taste of Hope and the Bucket List Bash, both held in an effort to save more lives from cancer.

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 at 12:01 PM CDT

Chicago Urban League Serves the African-American Community

Chicago Urban League Serves the African-American Community

The Chicago Urban League's Chelsea Whittington tells NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter about how the organization strengthens the city by serving its African-American community. 

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 12:44 PM CDT

'Movember' Encourages Mustaches For a Good Cause

'Movember' Encourages Mustaches For a Good Cause

Each November, there is a movement called “Movember” that encourages men to grow mustaches for a good cause. More than 5 million people have taken part since 2003, including Mason Moore, a barber who...

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What You Missed in Pyeongchang: Miracurl on Ice
What You Missed in Pyeongchang: Miracurl on Ice

The United States won its first gold medal in Olympic curling, beating Sweden 10-7. After starting 2-4, the U.S. won its last five games. With the win, the U.S. earned a medal in its 11th different sport in...

5 to Watch: Curling History, Gerard Goes for Gold Again
5 to Watch: Curling History, Gerard Goes for Gold Again

There will be plenty of excitement in Pyeongchang on Saturday (starting Friday night in the U.S.). Here are our must-watch events.

Japan Women Win Curling Bronze, Country's 1st Medal in Sport
Japan Women Win Curling Bronze, Country's 1st Medal in Sport

Japan's women's curling team made history in Pyeongchang Saturday by winning the country's first Olympic medal in the sport, a bronze, in the latest improbable curling medal run of the Pyeongchang Games. Japan...