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    11 CVS stores in Chicago are closing

    CHICAGO — CVS Pharmacy is closing 11 of its Chicago locations. The closures will happen beginning in late February through late March. These closures are part of the 70 stores that CVS had previously announced were closing. The CVS stores that are closing include: 5360 S. Western Ave. 3411 W. Addison St. 4540 N. Pulaski 2828 N. Clark St. 2825 W. Devon 120 S. Lasalle St. 2053 N Milwaukee Ave. 6355 W. Belmont 2722 N. Central Ave. 3146 W. Madison 3552 W. Grand CVS will […]

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    ‘Chicago needs help!’ Trump fires off another tweet about city’s violence

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump weighed in on Chicago violence again on Twitter Thursday night. He wrote: “Seven people shot and killed yesterday in Chicago. What is going on there – totally out of control. Chicago needs help!” Seven people shot and killed yesterday in Chicago. What is going on there – totally out of control. Chicago needs help! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 24, 2017 Seven people, including a pregnant woman, were killed in Chicago on Wednesday, making it […]

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    Man, 60, fatally shot on his way to work, family says

    CHICAGO — 60-year-old Jose Correa was shot and killed in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood early this morning.. Correa was discovered by his wife on the floor of his garage at 27th and Central Park. Correa had no enemies, according to his family, he was a hardworking family man, following his normal routine of heading out to work when he was shot multiple times. Police say he was shot in the back, neck, and mouth. Correa’s family says that he held the same […]

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    Family Day marks the closing act of the Chicago Auto Show

    CHICAGO — Today is the final day of the this year’s Chicago Auto Show. Many families were in attendance at McCormick Place on today’s Presidents Day holiday, also the auto show’s fourth annual family day. From sitting in cars and picking their favorites, to building Lego Batmobiles or turning into Stormtroopers, family day provided adults and kids alike with plenty to do throughout the day. WGN’s Sarah Jindra explores all the excitement taking place today. The Auto Show closes at […]

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    25 people take oath of citizenship as President Trump moves to tighten borders

    CHICAGO — Ma’han was born in Iraq and today, along with 25 other people born in 15 different countries, she became a United States citizen. “I am very happy,” she said after the ceremony. At Chicago’s City Hall today they took part in a ceremony where they took the oath and a pledge of allegiance. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand at the ceremony saying in his speech that today they are citizens in a country that is more than […]

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    Unseasonably warm weather puts gardens at risk

    CHICAGO — After a weekend that would make Memorial Day jealous most years, the unseasonably warm temperatures continue today. The balmy weather has tricked garden bulbs into sprouting about a month earlier than they should. And the lack of snow and rain means the soil is very dry, sending some evergreen shrubs into dehydration. Tony Fulmer of Chalet Nursery in Wilmette says it’s not too early to water those thirsty plants. He recommends putting down a couple inches of mulch […]

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    Protesters gather for ‘Not My President’ rally on Presidents Day

    CHICAGO — Protesters assembled on Wabash and Wacker, across the river from Chicago’s Trump Tower, to participate in the ‘Not My President’ rally on today’s Presidents Day. Today’s Chicago protest is one of at least 25 planned in major cities across the country. The concerns of the protesters were not singular, everyone having their own reasons for rallying against President Trump, but the target was the same. Sven Wang, a protester, said his top concern is what the administration is doing with […]

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    WGN-TV announces 70th season as home of Cubs baseball with 2017 broadcast schedule

    CHICAGO — Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV is proud to announce its 70th season as home of World Champion Chicago Cubs baseball with the release of its 2017 broadcast schedule.  WGN-TV will air 49 Chicago Cubs baseball telecasts, including four preseason and 45 regular season games.  Leadoff Man pregame and 10th Inning postgame shows will also precede and follow select games.  Play-by-play announcer Len Kasper returns for his 13th season in the Cubs television booth and will be joined by Jim Deshaies for their […]

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    WGN-TV announces 2017 Chicago White Sox broadcast schedule

    CHICAGO — Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV is proud to announce its 2017 Chicago White Sox broadcast schedule.  WGN-TV will air 56 White Sox baseball telecasts, including one preseason and 55 regular season games. Highlights of this year’s schedule include two games against crosstown rival and defending World Series Champion Chicago Cubs, seven games against division rival and American League Champion Cleveland Indians, and former White Sox ace Chris Sale returns to Chicago with the Boston Red Sox in May.  Play-by-play announcer […]