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Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 07:01 AM CST

Activist Greta Thunberg Is Time’s Person of the Year 2019

Activist Greta Thunberg Is Time’s Person of the Year 2019

Time Magazine's person of the year for 2019 is teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, NBC's "TODAY" show revealed on Wednesday. The teen activist has become a prominent face in the fight to save the environment...

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WATCH: Harrelson Learns He's Heading to Baseball Hall of Fame

WATCH: Harrelson Learns He's Heading to Baseball Hall of Fame

Ken Harrelson, a former player who called Chicago White Sox games for 34 years, on Wednesday won the Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick award for excellence in broadcasting.

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Ken Harrelson Heading to Baseball Hall of Fame

Ken Harrelson Heading to Baseball Hall of Fame

Ken Harrelson, a former player who called Chicago White Sox games for 34 years, on Wednesday won the Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick award for excellence in broadcasting.

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Officials Warn to Check Christmas Trees for Praying Mantis Eggs

Officials Warn to Check Christmas Trees for Praying Mantis Eggs

Do you have a Christmas tree in your home? You might want to check it.

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3 Chicago-Based Companies Named Among Best Places to Work

3 Chicago-Based Companies Named Among Best Places to Work

Three Chicago-based companies were named among the best places to work in 2020 in a new report.

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Fed Ends 2019 With Rates Unchanged. Here’s What That Means

Fed Ends 2019 With Rates Unchanged. Here’s What That Means

The Federal Reserve’s decision Wednesday to keep interest rates steady put the cap on a tumultuous year for consumers.

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Ohio Family Decorates House in Ode to 'Christmas Vacation'

Ohio Family Decorates House in Ode to 'Christmas Vacation'

Greg Osterland and his family have been decorating their Wadsworth, Ohio home in full Griswold fashion since 2013

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Foxx to File First 1,000 Cannabis Expungements

Foxx to File First 1,000 Cannabis Expungements

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx was scheduled Wednesday to file in court the first motions to vacate low-level cannabis convictions ahead of the drug's legalization for recreational use across Illinois on...

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Family Calls for Change After Man Killed by Drunk Driver

Family Calls for Change After Man Killed by Drunk Driver

Exactly one year after the death of a 20-year-old northwest Indiana man at the hands of a drunk driver, his family delivered an emotional plea. Natalie Martinez reports.

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 at 06:14 AM CST

Proposed Illinois School Rules Would Ban Secluded Timeouts

Proposed Illinois School Rules Would Ban Secluded Timeouts

The Illinois State Board of Education submitted its proposed rules Tuesday for how schools can restrain students who exhibit dangerous behavior, aiming to protect children and faculty from outbursts but banning...

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