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  • New smart phone app ‘Gift A Meal’ is changing how we give back

    Gift A Meal is a new local phone app that is partnering with Chicago area restaurants to make a difference in the lives of people in need. According to the app’s CEO Andrew Glantz, every time a user uploads a photo of a meal at a partnered restaurant, Gift A Meal donates the equivalent of one meal worth of food to the Lakeview Pantry in Chicago. For more information on Gift A Meal click here.

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  • 5th Grader reports Friday’s weather forecast

    Friday Forecaster: Sophia Siok, 5th Grader, Old St. Mary’s School

  • Mr. Fix It on how to prepare your home for the holidays

  • Aldermen pushing to make all Chicago shelters ‘no-kill’

    CHICAGO– An ordinance was introduced and co-signed by 30 alderman Wednesday to make Chicago a “no-kill” city, which means animals brought to shelters would only be euthanized if they are terminally ill or under an order. Eight months ago, Ald. Ed Burke, 14th Ward,  and Ald. Ray Lopez, 15th Ward, introduced a resolution that would encourage Chicago animal shelters to adopt no-kill policies, the Sun-Times reports. The new ordinance states that before any animal is euthanized by the city’s Commission […]

  • ‘Everybody dated everybody’: ‘Saved By The Bell’ executive producer tells all in new book

    The hit teen show “Saved By The Bell” aired from 1989 to 1993 and was a favorite of young adults across the country. On Thursday, the executive producer of the show Peter Engel joined WGN Morning News live in studio. Engel, who recently wrote a book titled “I Was Saved by the Bell: Stories of Life, Love, and Dreams That Do Come True,” shared stories about working with Screech, Zach, Kelly and Slater. He talked about what it was like working with young actors and […]

  • Lost mini horse that stole the Internet’s heart has returned home safely

    OKEECHOBE, Fla. — The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office made an adorable discovery this week — a mini horse named “Little Sammy” that was found roaming properties in the area. Deputies posted photos of the mini horse on their Facebook page on Tuesday, saying that, “If the above livestock is not redeemed within 3 days from the date hereof, it shall be offered for adoption, auction, or disposed of humanely. ” After the  mini horse’s story went viral on social media, “Little Sammy” was […]

  • Mr. Fix It with tips on how to lower your light bill

  • Video shows Chili’s manager taking away free meal from veteran

    CEDAR HILL, Texas — An army veteran was truly shocked and insulted when his free Veterans Day meal was taken away by a Chili’s restaurant manager. U.S. Army veteran Ernest Walker went to Chili’s to partake in their free meal for veterans and active military on Veterans Day. Walker, who was accompanied by his service dog, was eating his meal when he said an elderly gentleman wearing a Trump shirt came up to him. “He asked if I was in the […]

  • Teen with autism leads high school’s football team to league championship

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. — A 16-year-old boy with autism led his California high school’s football team to a league championship after he kicked the winning field goal. According to KTLA, when the score tied 13-13 and four seconds left on the clock, Alec Messing entered the game to kick a 32-yard field goal to help San Fernando High School beat Sylmar High School. Due to Alec’s special needs he doesn’t actually attend San Fernando High School, he instead goes to The […]

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