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    Cubs Game Notes For Thursday vs. Dodgers

    * The Cubs lead the season series between these teams, 2-1. However, the Dodgers have won each of their last four trips to Wrigley Field – last losing there back in May of 2012. * The Dodgers have been outscored 26-6 during their current two-game losing streak and will be looking to avoid dropping three […]

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    1. TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. To enter, log on to wgntv.com/contests and click on the “7- Night Getaway Apple & Tsamma” contest logo, then click the link to the WGN-TV Facebook page, between Tuesday, September 16, 2014 and Thursday, September 25, 2014. If you already have a Facebook account, log on using your user […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Cincinnati

    *  Since 2010, the Reds are 60-26 vs. the Cubs, the best record in baseball against a divisional foe. *Johnny Cueto has a 2.46 ERA since 2011, second-best in MLB during that span to Clayton Kershaw (2.11). * Anthony Rizzo’s eight home runs against Cincinnati in 2014 are one shy of the most by a […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ Pittsburgh

    * The Cubs were swept by the Blue Jays in Toronto in their last series, and have now dropped six straight games by a combined score of 48-10. Including Wednesday’s 11-1 drubbing, Chicago has allowed at least 10 runs 11 times in 2014 (third most in NL). * Pittsburgh beat Philadelphia, 4-1, on Thursday, recording […]

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    Now is your chance to reward an outstanding teacher in your life for all their contributions both in and out of school! WGN-TV’s “Teacher of the Month” returns in September 2014.  The program will run through the end of the school year, profiling one teacher each month. We’re interested in teachers who make a difference in their […]

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    Malaysia Airlines Makes Marketing Faux Pas

      Malaysia Airlines created an uproar recently on social media, after launching an “Ultimate Bucket List” campaign.  In it, they asked customers to list the things they most wanted to do before they died.   This sent social media users into a frenzy, mocking the airline.  The airline lost two planes this year in disasters that […]

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    Oregon dog eats 43 socks – but he’s okay!

    (CNN) — It’s a frustrating, centuries-old conundrum for every man, woman and child: “What happened to that missing sock?” Well, one Portland-area family now knows exactly what happened to 43 of their missing socks — the dog ate them. The family’s 3-year-old Great Dane had been repeatedly vomiting and retching all day, leading the dog’s owners […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Tuesday @ Minnesota

    * The Twins have won eight of their 14 matchups with the White Sox this season. Their eight victories against Chicago are tied for their most victories against any opponent this season (8 wins vs. KC). * The White Sox, who have split their last six contests overall, will be looking to win consecutive games […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday @ Cincinnati

    * Cincinnati has posted 58 wins against the Cubs since the beginning of the 2010 season – its most wins versus any opponent in that span. * The Cubs have won three consecutive games and will be looking to win four in a row for the first time since June 30-July 4. * The Reds […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. San Francisco

    * The Giants took two of three from the Phillies over the weekend, winning their first series since August 1-4 vs. the Mets in the process. San Francisco had 33 hits in its series against Philadelphia – its most in any three-game series this season. * The Cubs beat the Mets, 4-1, yesterday, winning their […]