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  • The legacy of Ernie Banks, ‘Mr. Cub’

    Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks died at the age of 83 Friday night, and many fans and teammates looked back fondly at the legacy left behind by “Mr. Cub.” Banks passed away at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Details of his death have not been released, but for years to come, Chicagoans and baseball fans will […]

  • Cubs legend Ernie Banks has died at 83

    CHICAGO — Cubs legend Ernie Banks has died at the age of 83. ‘Mr. Cub’ passed away Friday night at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Details of his death have not been released but the City of Chicago is joining the Chicago Cubs in remembering the man who made history on the North Side and […]

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    McDonald’s faces employee lawsuit over franchisee behavior

    Several fired McDonald’s employees who say they were subject to rampant racial discrimination and sexual harassment are suing the fast-food chain’s corporate parent, which they say controls nearly every aspect of how franchisees operate. The workers say in their federal complaint that about 15 African-American employees of some Virginia restaurants run by Soweva Co. were […]

  • Man from classic Victory Auto Wreckers commercial talks to WGN

    Since 1985, Victory Auto Wreckers has been reminding you ‘that old car might be worth money.’ The classic Chicago TV commercial is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Bob Zajdel, the man from the commercial, joins WGN Morning News to reminisce. Related: Victory Auto Wreckers launches contest for new commercial

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    Bears Hire Gase as Offensive Coordinator

    Bears official release announcing the hiring of Adam Gase as Offensive Coordinator   BEARS HIRE ADAM GASE AS OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears have reached an agreement with Adam Gase to become the team’s offensive coordinator. Gase spent the last six seasons on the Broncos coaching staff including the last two […]

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    Blackhawks Game Notes For Wednesday @ Pittsburgh

    * The Blackhawks beat the Coyotes 6-1 last night scoring in all three periods. Chicago or its opponent has scored at least four goals in each of the Blackhawks’ last six contests (Chicago has scored 4+ goals in three of the last six games, and its opponent has scored 4+ goals in the other three […]

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    Victory Auto Wreckers launches contest for new commercial

    CHICAGO — There’s a chance for you to reinterpret a Chicago TV commercial classic. Since 1985, Victory Auto Wreckers has been airing the same “that old car is worth money” commercial with the guy whose door falls off his car. Only the announcer has changed through the years. The current voice, WGN’s own Dean Richards, […]

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    Rooftop owners sue Cubs over Wrigley renovations

    CHICAGO — The owners of two rooftop businesses overlooking Wrigley Field are suing the Chicago Cubs and owner Tom Ricketts to try to block plans to erect outfield signs. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the Cubs of breaching the terms of the team’s revenue-sharing contract with rooftop owners. The suit contends the team and […]

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    Bears Hire Vic Fangio as Defensive Coordinator

    Bears announce hiring of Vic Fangio as new Defensive Coordinator   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 20, 2015 BEARS HIRE VIC FANGIO AS DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR LAKE FOREST, IL – The Chicago Bears have reached an agreement with Vic Fangio to become the team’s defensive coordinator. Fangio has 36 years of coaching experience, including 28 in […]