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    Chicago Blackhawks will face Minnesota Wild in Round 2 of NHL playoffs

    MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Wild defeated the St. Louis Blues Sunday afternoon 4-1, securing a matchup with the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round of the NHL postseason. The Blackhawks were 3-2 against the Wild during the regular season. Chicago advanced to Round 2 after their Saturday night victory over the Nashville Predators on a goal by Duncan Keith in the final minutes. The series will be a rematch of the 2014 postseason, in which the Blackhawks defeated the Wild in a […]

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    Dog’s reaction to ‘shrinking box’ prank is adorable

    In a recent YouTube video, a dog owner plays an ongoing prank on the animal every time they go for a ride — and the dog’s reaction is adorable. The video was uploaded last month and already has more than 2 million views. The owner is seen using increasingly small boxes for the dog to sit in as they hit the road. The boxes get absurdly small by the end, but the dog doesn’t seem too phased. The owner, on the other […]

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    Watch these police officers get down in dash-cam duet

    DOVER, Del. — Remember the lip-syncing police officer who dominated the Internet a few months back? Well, he’s at it again — and now he’s brought along a partner. The Dover Police Department in Delaware has released more dash-cam footage of the officer from the infamous “Shake It Off” lip-synching video. In the newest installment, the officer is joined by his partner, and the two proceed to do a duet medley of a myriad pop songs. They sing and dance along […]

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    2 boys hospitalized after being hit by car in Humboldt Park

    CHICAGO — Two boys have been hospitalized after they were hit by a car on the West Side Sunday morning, police said. The boys, ages 6 and 7, were crossing the street near Division and Pulaski in Humboldt Park at 11 a.m. when they were struck, officials said. They were taken to Stroger Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver stayed at the scene after the accident and was taken into custody for a traffic violation, police said.

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    Cubs, Sox through the 1950s and ’60s: A photo history

    CHICAGO –WGN is commemorating some of history’s top moments and figures in a new archive. You may remember our gallery from earlier this year highlighting the civil rights movement when it came to Chicago in the 1960s. Now we take a look back at some old classics from the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox through the 1950s and 1960s. From old Comiskey Park to Ernie Banks, enjoy some of the highlights in the timeless images below.        

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    Officer reunited with child he found abandoned behind dumpster 25 years ago

    SANTA ANA, Calif. — A retired police officer in California was recently reunited with a man whom he had rescued 25 years ago from an alley. According to KTLA Michael Buelna, then an officer in Santa Ana, Calif., responded to calls of a stabbing back in 1989 when he inadvertently found a newborn who had been abandoned in an alley near the crime scene. Buelna picked up the baby and rushed him to a nearby paramedic for help. The newborn was […]

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    Kris Humphries apologizes after ‘vague’ Bruce Jenner jab on Twitter

    WASHINGTON — NBA player and ex-husband of Kim Kardashian Kris Humphries is facing backlash after he appeared to take a jab at Bruce Jenner on Twitter following Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer Friday. Jenner, who used to be married to Kris Kardashian, discussed his gender transition to a woman with Sawyer Friday. Many celebrities came out in support of Jenner during the interview, with stars such as Rob Lowe and Lady Gaga tweeting praise. I was proud of Bruce Jenner in […]

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    Stranded sisters survive on Girl Scout Cookies, cheese puffs for 2 weeks

    CRISP POINT, Mich. — Two sisters who went missing for two weeks in rural Michigan have been found, according to reports. WOWT reports Leslie Roy and Lee Marie Wright, who had gone missing April 11, were found in good condition Friday. According to the report the women had planned to travel three hours from Ishpeming, Mich. to Mackinaw City when their car got stranded in Crisp Point, a remote area on Lake Superior. The two stayed with the vehicle until they were spotted […]

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    Robert Downey Jr. walks out of awkward interview when asked about past

    LONDON — Robert Downey Jr. recently sat down for an interview to promote his upcoming film, “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” but when the reporter began to ask the movie star about his past, things took a quick and awkward turn. Downey Jr. was doing an interview with Channel 4 News in London. The interview began innocently, as ones promoting films often do, before reporter Krishnan Guru-Murthy began asking him personal questions — including ones about the film star’s politics, family, drug addiction and time in […]

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    Rookie phenom Addison Russell set to make Cubs debut

    PITTSBURGH — The Chicago Cubs are on the verge of calling up another prospect. This time it’s infielder Addison Russell, who was acquired last summer in a trade with Oakland. Russell was acquired from the Athletics in exchange for then-Cubs pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. According to reports Russell is expected to start tonight on WGN-TV’s game vs. the Pirates, at 6 p.m. Russell was regarded as one of baseballs’s top young talents after Oakland drafted him with the 11th overall pick in the […]

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