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  • Scottie Pippen. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune.)

    Scottie Pippen hosting dream overnight for fan at the United Center

    CHICAGO — Have you ever dreamed about having a sleepover in the United Center . . . hosted by Scottie Pippen? Well, you’re in luck. The United Center and Airbnb have partnered to host a night of dreams for one fan, including VIP access to pregame and postgame activities and an overnight stay in the owner’s suite. Upon arriving at the United Center, the lucky fan will receive a custom Bulls jersey, then head to the floor for a tour […]

  • Tiny House Collage

    Couple drive tiny 125 square foot house around the country

    SAN FRANCISCO — In this super sized nation one couple has gone against the grain and decided to live in a tiny traveling house. Guillaume and Jenna quit their jobs two years ago to live in a 125 square foot home on a trailer that they pull across the country. The home took over 1,000 man hours to build, but the price to build is relatively low at just under $30,000. The home is 20 feet long and nearly 14 feet high complete with […]

  • Gene Simmons has advice for your daughter and what causes him to choke up

    Gene Simmons joined the WGN Morning News and his advice for young girls earned him an ovation from the anchors.

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    4-year-old girl leaves home alone at 3 a.m. on slushie quest

    TACONY, Penn. — A 4-year-old girl was found all alone riding the bus in Northeast Philadelphia early Friday morning. She was on the bus alone because she really wanted a slushie. According to WPVI, the search for the frozen treat began around 3 a.m. on Friday when a man who found the little girl flagged down a municipal bus. Surveillance video from the bus shows Annabelle getting onto the bus and taking a seat. “I was like, whoa, you’ve got to be […]

  • Chicago Tribune columnist on the flak she got for her uncombed hair

    Chicago Tribune columnist, Heidi Stevens, had to deal with a lot of haters who didn’t like her uncombed hair. She never expected that her hairdo would cause such a strong response. Stevens wrote about it in her recent column “Balancing Act” and joined WGN Morning News to talk about it.

  • 16-year-old child prodigy on preparing to get her PhD this year

    Eugenie de Silva goes to school like most teenagers do, she’s just a few grades ahead of kids her age. She is scheduled to receive her PhD this year from the University of Leicester, in England. This would only add to her already illustrious academic record. After graduating from high school at the age of 11, de Silva began her undergraduate studies at the American Military University and then began her graduate studies at Harvard University at the age of 13. […]

  • Clinical psychologist on motivating children without pushing them over the edge

    Clinical psychologist, Dr. Michelle Epstein joined the WGN Morning News to speak about strategies to motivate children without pushing them over the edge.

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    Watch Wisconsin basketball player get totally embarrassed after caught by hot mic

    Nigel Hayes has a crush on the stenographer, and now she knows it. The Wisconsin basketball player slipped up and revealed his interest in the stenographer during a Sweet 16 press conference in Los Angeles. Thinking his microphone wasn’t on, Hayes leaned over to teammates Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker to whisper something before the press conference began. “Gosh, she’s beautiful,” Hayes said. His microphone picked it up and his facial expression says it all. “Did you hear that?” he […]

  • 4th grader reports Friday’s morning news

    Friday Forecaster: Sarah Hunneke, 4th grade, Alphonsus Academy

  • Mr. Fix It with tips on preparing your home for spring

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