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    Green Day to play Wrigley Field in August

    CHICAGO – It’s official.  This summer, Green Day will play Wrigley Field for the first time. The rock band announced earlier this month they were aiming for the Friendly Confines and now the official date has been announced as August 24th. Tickets go on sale to fan club members next Tuesday, Jan 17th at 10 a.m. local time and to the general public Friday, Jan 20th. The band recently added a slew of dates for a tour kicks off in […]

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    Flight 666 lands safely in HEL on Friday the 13th

    HELSINKI — Finnair Flight 666 arrived safely at its destination on Friday. But Friday’s flight was extra spooky. Besides having the unlucky number — 666 is widely regarded as the number of the devil — the plane flew on Friday the 13th nonstop from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Helsinki. Or as ticket holder would have seen it written: CPH->HEL. Oh, and the aircraft was 13 years old. ✈️️ Finnair flight 666, at 13 o'clock on Friday the 13th with a 13 year old […]

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    Lake Zurich hazing scandal results in athletic director, assistant coach resignation

    LAKE ZURICH, Ill. — The athletic director and assistant coach at Lake Zurich High School have both resigned  in the wake of a hazing scandal. Their resignations were announced at a school meeting tonight, two and a half months after the locker room incident that prompted a police investigation. Details of what happened have never been made public. Heavily redacted documents refer to allegations of sexual abuse. Officials closed the investigation in December, without any charges.

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    Man says he was knocked unconscious by porta-potty; Sues suburban golf course

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — A golfer is suing a local golf course because he was seriously injured while playing. He was struck by a porta-potty on a forklift. According to the Chicago Sun Times, Brian Berg was watching his shot at Fox Run Golf Links in Elk Grove Village in August. He claims a course worker was driving the forklift on the golf cart path and the porta-potty was blocking the driver’s view. Berg says he was knocked unconscious […]

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    Bush twins write heartfelt letter to Obama sisters

    President George W. Bush’s twin daughters are offering advice to Malia and Sasha Obama, who are soon to join them in the ranks of former first kids. “We have watched you grow from girls to impressive young women with grace and ease,” wrote Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush Hager in an open letter published by Time Magazine. The Bush daughters — who first became familiar with the White House during the presidency of their grandfather, George H.W. Bush — recalled […]

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    How your body language may be ruining your job interview

    A new survey reveals deal breakers when it comes to a job interview. VP of Corporate Communications for Careerbuilder Jennifer Grasz explains.

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    Summer dreaming at the annual Boat Show

    CHICAGO — Since you can’t bask in the warm summer sunshine just yet, you can at least start dreaming of plans to do so at the 87th Annual Boat, RV and Strictly Sail show at McCormick Place. And since you can dream big on some of the yachts and sail boats. And if you don’t have sea legs, there are nearly 100 RV’s to explore. WGN’s Amy Rutledge has more.   87th Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show Through […]

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    Consent decree announced for Baltimore police; What could it mean for Chicago?

    BALTIMORE  —Nearly two years after Freddie Gray’s death in police custody led to protests, Baltimore and the US Justice Department agreed to terms Thursday on sweeping police reforms that include cameras in all police transport vans. The 227-page consent decree comes after the Justice Department monitored Baltimore’s policing methods for more than a year after the 2015 death of Gray, who suffered a fatal injury while being transported in a police van. “We now require cameras in those vans,” Mayor […]

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    Amtrak seeks expansion but residents in north suburbs pushing back

    You know what you’re getting, if you buy a house right next to railroad tracks. But some suburban homeowners say a proposal to expand an Amtrak line that will increase train traffic is too much. Amtrak wants to enhance its route from Chicago to Milwaukee from seven round trips a day to 10 to accommodate increased ridership. In order to provide that additional service, several modifications would have to be made along the rails on the route. Amtrak is working […]

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    Bryant’s cleats and magic in the dirt? All part of the Cubs historic win according to Harry Caray’s owner

    CHICAGO – Chicago Cubs fans are a superstitious bunch, more used to dealing with omens of bad luck than good. But Harry Caray’s restaurant is about to get a unique memento from the Cubs win. Kris Bryant fielded the final out and broke the team’s 108 year drought to clinch a World Series win. Now Harry Caray’s restaurant owner Grant Deporter has paid $35,000 dollars for Bryant’s cleats from the game. But that’s not all. He told the Chicago Tribune […]