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  • Britain’s Prince Philip retiring from royal duties at age 95

    LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the consort known for his steadfast support of his wife Queen Elizabeth II as well as for his occasional gaffs, will retire from royal duties this fall, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. Philip, 95, made the decision himself with the full support of the queen, the palace said in a statement. The royal, known as the Duke of Edinburgh, has suffered from heart disease and other ailments in recent years but has nonetheless maintained a vigorous […]

  • April the Giraffe finally gives birth

    HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — And baby makes glee. Before an online audience of more than a million viewers, April the giraffe gave birth to a calf Saturday at a New York zoo, ending weeks of proverbial pacing by animal lovers in a virtual worldwide waiting room. The 15-year-old giraffe delivered her calf shortly before 10 a.m. EST in an enclosed pen at the zoo in Harpursville, a rural upstate village about 130 miles (209 kilometers) northwest of New York City. […]

  • Rain and clouds move in for the weekend

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  • Babies named Romeo and Juliet born 18 hours apart at same hospital

    BLUFFTON, S.C. – We’re convinced these two babies are meant to be! Last weekend, a little boy named Romeo and a little girl named Juliet were born at the same hospital, just hours apart. First came Romeo. His parents Morgan and Edwin Hernandez welcomed him into world at 2:06 p.m. Sunday at Coastal Carolina Hospital in Bluffton, South Carolina. Eighteen hours and 8 minutes later, in the very next room, Juliet was born to parents Christiana and Allan Shifflett. Both sets […]

  • First week of spring will start and end with storms

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  • Chicago area’s first measurable snowfall in months expected tonight

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  • Chilly weather for St. Patrick’s Day weekend

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  • Guide to Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Weekend 2017

    St. Patrick’s Day Weekend is upon us! It’s a holiday Chicagoans celebrate particularly well, so you don’t want to miss out on any of it. Below you’ll find everything you need to know. River Dyeing  Saturday March 11th at 9 a.m. Best place to view: Along the Chicago River between Michigan Avenue and Columbus Drive. Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade  Saturday, March 11th at 12 p.m. Parade route: Starts at Balbo Avenue & Columbus Drive, then continues north on Columbus until Monroe Street. Parking and public […]

  • Work week will start off warm and rainy

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  • Relationship expert’s advice on getting the love you want

    Dr. Alexandra Solomon is a licensed clinical psychologist and author of the new book “Loving Bravely: 20 Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want.” She sat down with Tonya Francisco on the WGN Saturday Morning News.

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