Two 13-Year-Old Boys Among 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Feb 20 12:37pm Chicagoist
Four people were also fatally shot over the warm holiday weekend. [ more › ]...
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Bulls Are 2nd Biggest Loser In DeMarcus Cousins Trade To Pelicans

Feb 20 12:15pm Sports Mockery
The Kings are getting skewered for the DeMarcus Cousins trade to the Pelicans, and rightly so. Unfortunately for Bulls fans, Chicago will suffer some collateral damage from the aftermath of the biggest NBA trade in years.
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15 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Feb 20 11:38am Chicagoist
The unusually pleasant February weather looks to hold through this week, so get out and enjoy some of these area events. [ more › ]...
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Blackhawks Commissioned Artist To Create Custom Mask For Eric Semborski

Feb 20 10:21am Sports Mockery
Eric Semborski thought dressing for the Chicago Blackhawks was where his dream ended but the kind gestures continue.
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Vegas Oddsmaker Made Fascinating Jay Cutler and Jimmy Garoppolo Comparison

Feb 20 9:29am Sports Mockery
Comparing Jay Cutler and Jimmy Garoppolo may be something Bears fans end up doing quite soon. So what would Vegas have to say about it?...
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Dexter Fowler Responds To Hatred From Cardinals Fans With A Kind Gesture

Feb 20 1:08am Sports Mockery
Spring training is less than a week in the books, but St. Louis Cardinals fans are already in mid-season form, spewing their hatred against Dexter Fowler. The all-star outfielder was ruthlessly attacked on social media after he said, “It’s huge. Especially anytime you’re not able to see family, it’s unfortunate,” when asked about President Trump’s...
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Applying The Bill Parcells Rules To Every Chicago Bears QB Target

Feb 19 9:40pm Sports Mockery
Bill Parcells knew a thing or two about what makes good football players. Perhaps the Chicago Bears might learn something about from his rules. ...
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REPORT: Boston Red Sox Emerge As Potential Todd Frazier Landing Spot

Feb 19 9:16pm Sports Mockery
It has been no secret that Todd Frazier is available for trade. As the White Sox rebuild, moving an impending free agent in Frazier is towards the top of their priorities. What has been a secret is where Frazier may end up. The Dodgers showed serious interest earlier this offseason, but with Los Angeles re-signing...
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WATCH: Patrick Kane With The Filthiest Goal Of The Blackhawks Season

Feb 19 8:32pm Sports Mockery
Patrick Kane's 20th goal of the season was by far his most impressive.
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Who Would Start In Center Field If Charlie Tilson Misses Extended Time?

Feb 19 5:37pm Sports Mockery
The talk surrounding Day Two of White Sox Spring Training has been the injury suffered by center fielder Charlie Tilson. First reported by Scott Merkin and later confirmed by multiple media outlets, the White Sox prospect suffered a “stress reaction” in his right foot. Per @scottmerkin, Charlie Tilson suffered a stress reaction in his right...
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Photos: A Thousand Protesters Rage Against Trump On 1 Month Anniversary Of Presidency

Feb 19 4:37pm Chicagoist
  Stop the Trump agenda of racism, sexism and bigotry, and other signs from today's march, on the one-month mark of Trump's presidency. [ more › ]...
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Cardinals Fans Attack Dexter Fowler Because He Wants To Visit Family In Iran

Feb 19 2:44pm Sports Mockery
I’m sure Dexter Fowler was warned of the behavior that some St. Louis Cardinals fans have before signing a five-year, $82.5 million contract this past offseason. The center fielder won’t regret signing in St. Louis, but I’d be willing to bet that by the end of his tenure there, some of those scumbag fans will make...
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Kraft Heinz withdraws $143 billion Unilever bid

Feb 19 1:09pm Chicago Business News
Unilever last week rejected a $50-a-share buyout offer by Kraft Heinz, saying the proposal fundamentally undervalues the household-products maker.
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Hall of Fame GM Perfectly Explains What Bears Need To Finally Get Their QB

Feb 19 12:21pm Sports Mockery
The Chicago Bears quarterback hunt has been a failure for years. How can they change that? A former nemesis provided the simple answer.
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WATCH: Bryzzo Says The Cubs Are Ready To Do It All Over Again In 2017

Feb 19 11:59am Sports Mockery
Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo sit down with ESPN to talk about the upcoming season (and crying at Bryant's wedding)...
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WATCH: Ryan Hartman Defends Teammate In No-Brainer Fight

Feb 19 8:52am Sports Mockery
Chicago Blackhawks' Ryan Hartman took exception to a hard hit on teammate Tanner Kero en route to a fight with Edmonton Oilers' Eric Gryba.
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Why The Bears Can Trust Ryan Pace To Get The QB Problem Fixed

Feb 18 9:48pm Sports Mockery
Ryan Pace is about to make the most critical decision of his football career. Can he get the Chicago Bears a legitimate QB?...
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New Trier gelling at the right time

Feb 18 4:25pm Midway Madness
The New Trier Trevians feel like they are starting to put it all together, and the timing couldn’t be better, with only one game remaining before sectionals. The Trevs went 1-1 in back-to-back games this weekend, defeating Niles West 56-48 Friday before dropping the Saturday matinee 59-49 to St. Viator. “We’re playing better right now […]...
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All Chicago Bears Playoff Failures Are Tied To This Same Problem

Feb 18 4:16pm Sports Mockery
One would think the many Chicago Bears playoff failures of the Super Bowl era can't be blamed on any singular thing. Turns out they'd be wrong.
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Red Sox Catcher Is Incapable Of Throwing The Ball Back To The Pitcher

Feb 18 3:24pm Sports Mockery
Please let this guy somehow be the Red Sox opening day catcher.
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Most Intriguing Position Battles To Watch At White Sox Spring Training

Feb 18 3:00pm Sports Mockery
The 2017 Chicago White Sox will likely finish fourth in the AL Central. While they have the talent to beat the Twins, the Royals, Tigers and Indians should all finish above them. If/when the team moves Jose Quintana, David Robertson, Todd Frazier and others, perhaps they could sink to the bottom of the division. Even...
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Insider Drops Huge Hint About A Potential Chicago Bears Trade

Feb 18 1:38pm Sports Mockery
Free agency and the draft are always the primary focus during the spring months in the NFL. The Chicago Bears are expected to be major players in both areas this season. They have the #3 overall pick in the draft and well over $50 million in salary cap space. Odds are the roster will undergo...
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MLB Writer Believes All Cubs Fans Are Stupid

Feb 18 11:17am Sports Mockery
Phil Rogers gives Cubs fans a 10-point list of how we should handle success and it's arguably the dumbest thing I've ever read.
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Three Geniuses On Jeopardy Dont Know MVP Kris Bryant

Feb 18 10:31am Sports Mockery
On Thursday's episode of Jeopardy College Championship, the contestants didn't know the following Cubs-themed question.
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Three Geniuses On Jeopardy Dont Know MVP Kris Byrant

Feb 18 10:31am Sports Mockery
On Thursday's episode of Jeopardy College Championship, the contestants didn't know the following Cubs-themed question.
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Hell Must Have Frozen Over Because Jon Lester Has Successfully Thrown To First Base

Feb 18 10:07am Sports Mockery
We finally have proof that Lester actually can make the throw to first. Now the question is, can he do it in a game?...
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Chicago Bears Get More Exciting News In Their Quarterback Hunt

Feb 17 8:58pm Sports Mockery
The Chicago Bears quarterback draft strategy is still forming. However, it could be getting a gigantic boost depending of if new rumors are true.
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Demolishing The Thompson Center Is An Incredibly Bad Idea

Feb 17 5:38pm Chicagoist
The postmodern icon once again finds itself in the crosshairs during state budget talks. Here's why any sale that leads to its demise would be a terrible idea. [ more › ]...
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Constructing The Perfect David Robertson Trade Between White Sox and Nationals

Feb 17 5:09pm Sports Mockery
Shawn Kelley, Blake Treinen and Koda Glover. Those three players are currently the Washington Nationals best options at closer for the 2017 season. Kelley has been in the MLB for the past eight seasons appearing in 356 games and 342.1 innings. He holds a 3.50 ERA with a 403/108 K/BB ratio. Kelley has registered 11...
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Rauner finally weighs in on budget to Capitol laughter and groans

Feb 17 5:00pm Chicago Business News
The Illinois governor finally addressed the Senate's grand bargain, as leaders had urged. But did he help?...
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Video: The Field Museum Expertly Throws Shade On 'Alternative Facts' For #DayOfFacts

Feb 17 4:38pm Chicagoist
All humans are immigrants from Africa, and other very real facts from the Field Museum. [ more › ]...
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The TNT Bulls Are The Biggest Tease In The NBA

Feb 17 4:28pm Sports Mockery
You thought the UConn’s women’s basketball team had an impressive winning streak? Pfft, let me introduce you to the TNT Bulls. No, they’re not the Chicago Bulls. We all know what the Chicago Bulls are. Bad. However, the TNT Bulls play the best in the league and they beat the best in the league. LeBron...
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Chicago Cop Fired After Repeatedly Shooting At Wrong Vehicle In 2011

Feb 17 3:37pm Chicagoist
Officer Francisco Perez shot 16 bullets at the wrong car in an off-duty incident while working security at La Pasadita restaurant. [ more › ]...
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Mayor Emanuel & Sen. Durbin Weigh In On National Guard Immigrant Round Up Reports

Feb 17 2:37pm Chicagoist
The concept of using the United States National Guard to round up people from the United States...it's dead on arrival, Emanuel said. [ more › ]...
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Opposing GM Sees Bears Doing This With #3 Pick In The Draft

Feb 17 1:38pm Sports Mockery
Since the Chicago Bears won't tell anybody what they have planned with the #3 pick this April, asking another GM certainly can't hurt.
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11 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

Feb 17 1:37pm Chicagoist
Live music and restaurants dominate this weekend's favorite things to do in Chicago. [ more › ]...
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Latest sign Thompson Center sale may happen: Madigan hints he's on board

Feb 17 1:24pm Chicago Business News
After a year of blocking Rauner's plan, the speaker suddenly says he wants to cooperate.
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What comes next in Kraft Heinz-Unilever food fight

Feb 17 1:12pm Chicago Business News
Unilever may have a fight on its hands to stay independent in the face of a pursuit by Kraft Heinz.
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Kraft Heinz bid for Unilever ripples through the food industry

Feb 17 12:44pm Chicago Business News
Stocks of many other packaged foods companies, including Mondelez International, traded lower amid investor fears that they are no longer acquisition targets of the cost-cutting food giant.
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Amtrak Police Officer Charged With Murder In Union Station Shooting

Feb 17 12:37pm Chicagoist
An Amtrak police officer has been charged with first degree murder after shooting someone near Union Station last week. [ more › ]...
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Jimmy Butler Admits Not Everyone Is On Same Page With Bulls

Feb 17 12:31pm Sports Mockery
Jimmy Butler was asked a difficult question on ESPN Radio this morning. Is everyone on the same page with the Bulls? The All Star's answer didn't sound convincing at all.
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West Loop condo board sued—over its lawsuit ​

Feb 17 12:20pm Chicago Business News
A commercial space owner at Monroe Manor says while the board fights a new structure going up next door, it's wasting association money and ignoring the best interests of the rest of the building.
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West Loop condo board sued—over its lawsuit

Feb 17 12:20pm Chicago Business News
A commercial space owner at Monroe Manor says while the board fights a new structure going up next door, it's wasting association money and ignoring the best interests of the rest of the building.
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Video: Suspect In Takiya Holmes Holmes Murder Beaten At Courthouse

Feb 17 11:38am Chicagoist
The man accused of murdering 11-year-old Holmes was walloped in the face by an inmate as the suspect awaited a bond hearing. [ more › ]...
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Think Illinois taxes are out of whack? The Fed argues otherwise

Feb 17 11:27am Chicago Business News
Total state and local spending here is in line with other Midwest states and the nation, maybe even a little low. But revenues haven't kept up.
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NFL Hands Chicago Bears Their Final Grade For 2016 NFL Draft

Feb 17 11:17am Sports Mockery
The Chicago Bears 2016 NFL draft class exceeded expectations for many fans, but what does the final report card say from the league itself?...
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Protesters vocal ahead of Trump visit to Boeing

Feb 17 11:03am Chicago Business News
The president is in South Carolina for the rollout of the first 787-10 Dreamliner to come off the aviation giant's North Charleston assembly plant.
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Why Kraft Heinz is willing to pay so much for Unilever

Feb 17 10:46am Chicago Business News
The Chicago-based maker of pantry staples doesn't need a deal to enter new markets, obtain a new product line or gin up top-line growth. What it needs to buy is costs—costs that can be eliminated.
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Time to Apply The 10th Man Rule To These Chicago Bears QB Rumors

Feb 17 8:53am Sports Mockery
The Chicago Bears QB rumors are really beginning to pick up steam, but it's hard to figure out what might be the truth. So maybe it's time to ask this.
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A first look at RIC's Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Feb 17 5:50am Chicago Business News
From concierge check-in to gardens to patients' rooms with views and labs the only ones of their kind in the world, $550 million built a hospital, set to open in late March, unlike most others.
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RIC's Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: a first look

Feb 17 5:50am Chicago Business News
From concierge check-in to gardens to patients' rooms with views and labs unique in the world, $550 million built a hospital, set to open in late March, unlike most others.
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Kraft Heinz to pursue Unilever merger despite rejection

Feb 17 5:00am Chicago Business News
The proposed deal would be one of the biggest corporate combinations ever.
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Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz offer

Feb 17 5:00am Chicago Business News
Kraft disclosed the spurning today in response to speculation that it had made a bid.
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First look: RIC's Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Feb 17 1:37am Chicago Business News
From concierge check-in to gardens to patients' rooms with views and labs unique in the world, $550 million built a hospital unlike most others. It set to open in late March.
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Rep. Gutierrez Blasts 'Dictatorial Shenanigans' After Being Blocked From ICE Meeting

Feb 16 7:37pm Chicagoist
Do they have ear pieces feeding them orders from President Bannon or the others making decisions in the White House? the House Dem from Illinois asked. [ more › ]...
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Durbin, Duckworth Introduce Bill To Scrap Trump's Deportation Order

Feb 16 5:38pm Chicagoist
The bill was proposed on the same day that thousands demonstrated against the president's self-described crackdown. [ more › ]...
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Evidence Piling Up That Bulls Fans Have Had Enough Of This Mediocrity

Feb 16 5:23pm Sports Mockery
TV ratings are dropping, and empty seats are everywhere at the United Center. Will that motivate Jerry Reinsdorf to finally listen to Bulls fans' pleas to fire Gar Forman and John Paxson?...
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Illinois AG to appeal denial of request to halt worker pay

Feb 16 4:38pm Chicago Business News
Lisa Madigan says the Illinois Constitution requires an enacted appropriation for state spending.
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Chicago Will Be As Warm As Southern California This Weekend

Feb 16 4:38pm Chicagoist
It's going to be so bizarrely, unseasonably warm for February, we might just break some records. [ more › ]...
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Heres Why The Bears Wont Be Making Changes At Offensive Tackle

Feb 16 4:28pm Sports Mockery
The running myth out there is the Chicago Bears are eager to make a change at their offensive tackle spots. Here is why that's just not true.
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