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  • PBS to live-broadcast California blue whale feeding

  • WGN Morning News sports anchor Pat Tomasulo and his dog

    National Dog Day: WGN anchors and reporters share their pet pics

    CHICAGO — In honor of National Dog Day, WGN-TV anchors and reporters are sharing pictures of their pooches. Can you guess each dog’s owner? Test yourself by flipping through photo gallery above. Post your pup’s photo to our Facebook page  or tweet it to us at @WGNNews.

  • The Chicago White Sox present Sox Serve Week

    Sunday, August 30, 1:10 p.m. – White Sox vs. Seattle Ultimate Experience Broadcast Auction presented by WGN-TV – During the game, fans have the opportunity to bid on a variety of unique experiences at U.S. Cellular Field in Section 135 or at whitesox.com/ultimateauction. Experiences include a sleepover in the clubhouse for eight guests, a video game challenge versus White Sox players in the White Sox clubhouse, the 2005 World Series trophy at a location of your choice for one hour […]

  • ‘Shoulder Season’ travel ideas

    JAMAICA Legendary foods, stunning beaches and fun things to do make Jamaica a must get to destination any time of year, but a recent sale introduced by Apple Vacations means you can visit to the beautiful Caribbean island for as much as 40% less. For example, the adults only 5-star Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay is available for a 4-night unlimited luxury stay for $1414 per person (based on double occupancy) and included with that is round trip air on […]

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    Jeb Bush defends use of ‘anchor babies’ term

    McALLEN, Texas — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush tried to clear up his use of the term “anchor babies.” It describes children born in the U.S. to parents who entered the country illegally and is widely considered offensive by Latinos. Bush, whose wife is from Mexico, pushed back against his critics and says it is “ludicrous” that he’s being criticized for using the term. “What I was talking about was the specific case of fraud being committed where there’s organized efforts […]

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    Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides: police

    TORONTO — Police in Canada say two people may have committed suicide as the result of the hack against the adultery web site AshleyMadison.com. Profiles of more than 30 million subscribers were recently made public. Investigators in Toronto aren’t giving out names. Ashley Madison’s parent company is offering a $380,000 reward for information that help catch the hackers. Meanwhile, a man in california has filed a lawsuit against Ashley Madison’s owners. The plaintiff isn’t using his real name, just “John Doe.” He […]

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    Caitlyn Jenner coming to Chicago this fall

    CHICAGO — Olympian and recent winner of the 2015 Arthur Ashe Courage Award, Caitlyn Jenner will serve as the keynote speaker for the 7th annual Chicago House Speaker Series luncheon. It’s being held in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue, on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Now in its 30th year, Chicago House is the Midwest’s oldest provider of housing for those impacted by HIV/AIDS and/or LGBTQ marginalization, and is now home to […]

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    Man who allegedly shot trooper told him ‘you’re going to die soon’

    NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana State Police say the man accused of shooting a trooper in the head will be charged with first-degree murder of an officer. Senior Trooper Steven Vincent died Monday at a hospital in Lake Charles, a day after he was shot by a man whose pickup truck was stuck sideways in a ditch. Col. Mike Edmonson, head of the Louisiana State Police, said during a news conference that officials are working to charge 54-year-old Kevin Daigle with […]

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    Diners leave waitress taunting note and no tip

    BELMAR, N.J. — A 20-year-old waitress is speaking out about a cruel note she received on a receipt. Jess Jones, a Rutgers University student, is working D’Jais Bar & Grill this summer to help pay for school, the Ashbury Park Press reports. On Aug. 17, Jones was waiting on a party of eight at the restaurant and night club here. The $112.03 bill was paid for by credit card — but they left no tip. Instead, in the tip line someone […]


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