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  • surfin10-23

    Singing album covers are the coolest

    Surfin’ the Web – 2 stars

  • davemckinney

    Sun-Times reporter Dave McKinney resigns, says paper ‘no longer has backs of reporters’

    A political reporter says he’s leaving the Sun-Times because of the paper’s reaction to his story about Bruce Rauner. Dave McKinney resigned Wednesday. After his story on Rauner came out on October 6, the Rauner campaign complained there was a conflict of interest since McKinney’s wife is a democratic political strategist. The Sun-Times kept the story, but then put McKinney on leave. In his resignation letter, McKinney says the newspapers owners considered taking him off the political beat. He also […]

  • Ebola

    Hospitalized child from Liberia to be tested for Ebola

    A child who arrived in Chicago from Liberia will be tested for Ebola. The child has been in the hospital since he threw up during his flight to O’Hare on Tuesday. Health officials say they’re testing him for Ebola, as a precaution. Another sick traveler from Liberia has been moved out of isolation and will not be tested. Governor Quinn announced the state now has an Ebola task force to work with hospitals in Chicago. Starting Monday, travelers from Liberia, […]

  • ambervinson

    Ebola-infected nurse to leave isolation

    Obama expresses cautious optimism. An infected nurse shows signs of improvement. And a military response team begins training. With multiple developments underway, here’s the latest on the Ebola outbreak: U.S. DEVELOPMENTS Obama cautiously optimistic President Barack Obama is “cautiously more optimistic” that we may be turning the corner in the fight against Ebola. Two infected Americans are cured; Nigeria and Senegal are Ebola-free; and dozens of people who came in contact with now-deceased Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan didn’t get […]

  • talkingsportswithkids

    Talking with kids about sports

    Special thanks to: YOUTUBE.COM/EPODDLE

  • logansquarefire10-22

    Man, 18, suspected of starting Logan Square fire that displaced 17

    Charges are pending against an 18-year-old man suspected of setting a fire in the Logan Square neighborhood that drove 17 people from their home. The suspected arson fire began around 3 a.m. Wednesday in a vacant building in the 3500 block of West Palmer Street. It spread to another two-story home, forcing seven adults and 10 children to evacuate. A woman from the second home, and a firefighter, were both taken to hospitals for treatment of minor injuries.

  • Robin stuck between two ‘boobs’, Jerry Lewis phones into WGN

  • 290allopen10-22

    All lanes open on IB I-290 at Austin after semi, multi-vehicle crash

    All lanes are now open on the inbound I-290 after an earlier accident. An incident involving a semi and multiple vehicles had all lanes completely shut down at Austin. Fuel had spilled all over the road due to the collision. A huge emergency response was on the scene. The earlier accident is causing major backups and delays in that area. This is a developing story. Check back for details.

  • nunlikeavirgin

    Singing nun releases ‘Like A Virgin’ cover – and it’s good!

    Madonna’s song ‘Like A Virgin’ is trending this morning – not by the Material Girl herself, but by Sister Cristina Scuccia. Sister Cristina won Italy’s version of ‘The Voice’. The 26-year-old nun says she recorded it without any intention to provoke or shock, adding, ‘It’s a song about the ability of love to make people new.’ Check out the video:

  • surfin10-22

    Marching band performs Beyonce’s ‘Single Ladies’

    Surfin’ the Web – 1 star

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