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    Fans celebrate Cubs’ first postseason victory since 2003

    CHICAGO — Soak it in, Chicago. The Chicago Cubs earned their first postseason victory since 2003 after a dominant performance in the National League wild-card game. The Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates on the road, 4-0, behind a complete-game shutout by Jake Arrieta. Though Wrigley Field was empty, the streets outside were full of excited fans who remained confident of the team’s chances throughout — and who are eager to see what comes next. The Cubs will face the St. […]

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    Cubs mascot ‘Clark’ handing out W flags at surprise locations

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs want to get fans excited for Wednesday’s wild-card game. Their mascot, Clark, will be going around Chicago today and handing out free ‘W’ flags and signs. Chicago! Keep an eye out for @ClarktheCub! We're on a mission to #FlyTheW and are giving out #W Flags along the way. — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 6, 2015 But they want to keep the mascot’s locations a surprise. Clark will reveal where he is on Twitter and Instagram. He […]

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    Woman finds out she won $310M Powerball while sitting in McDonald’s drive-thru

    LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan woman found out she was the winner of the $310 million Powerball jackpot while sitting in the drive-thru at McDonald’s. Julie Leach, 50, of Three Rivers, Michigan, was introduced as the big winner during a press conference on Tuesday held by the Michigan Lottery. Leach says she learned she was the winner while she was on a work break at McDonald’s. “I was having a really bad night at work and I thought I better check my […]

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    Robin, is that the ‘Whip/Nae Nae’ or ‘Macarena?’

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    Body of 78-year-old man pulled from Lake Michigan

    CHICAGO — Chicago police are investigating the death of a man pulled out of Lake Michigan, near Montrose Harbor. The body of a 78-year-old man was discovered Monday evening. An officer from the department’s marine unit pulled the body out of the water. His name has not been released and it’s not clear how he got into the water.

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    Classes canceled again in McHenry as teachers strike continues

    MCHENRY, Ill. — Classes at McHenry high schools are canceled again today as the teachers’ strike moves into its fourth day. Negotiators held an emergency session following Monday night’s regular school board meeting. More than two hours of talks failed to make headway. So they will return to the bargaining table tonight. Nearly 400 people packed the school board meeting Monday night to get an update on the contract talks. Salary and insurance contributions are the main issues in negotiations.

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    McDonald’s all-day breakfast menu starts today

    CHICAGO — McDonald’s customers have been clamoring for it, and it’s finally here. The fast-food giant is set to roll-out its breakfast menu all day long starting today. No more racing to beat the morning clock to grab a Sausage McMuffin, biscuit or hotcakes. But, the all-day breakfast menu will vary by location.  According to McDonald’s website “Depending on the local market, All Day Breakfast will have a limited menu that focuses on either McMuffin or Biscuit items.” The all-day breakfast […]

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    American Airlines pilot dies mid-flight

    SYRACUSE, NY — An American Airlines pilot suffered a medical emergency during a red-eye flight this morning and died. Flight 550 was headed from Phoenix to Boston when the pilot became ill. The co-pilot diverted to Syracuse at about 7 a.m., but the pilot could not be revived. The flight carried 147 passengers and a crew of five. A replacement crew continued the flight to Boston landing at about 11:30a.m.

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    Paul and Pat read viewer feedback on-air

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    Watch bears chased from property by tiny French bulldog

    MONROVIA, Calif. — A dog in California showed no fear when it came time to protect her family. Three bears wandered into the family’s front yard on Friday and that’s when Jules, a 20-pound French bulldog, sprang into action. She chased a mama bear and her cubs back into the woods. One of them went over a fence to get away from her. Jules has been getting lots of treats from her grateful owners.  


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