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Law Allows Direct Flights From Quad Cities to D.C.

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation clearing the way for direct flights from the Quad Cities to Washington, D.C.

06/29/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

Former US Congressman Melvin Reynolds arrives at the Harare Magistrates court on Feb. 19, 2014.        (credit: JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Congressman Mel Reynolds Returns From Africa

Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds is back in Chicago and explaining in his own words how he was jailed in Zimbabwe.

05/28/2014

John Wall and Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards slap hands during a game against the Chicago Bulls during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on April 20, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nene Dominates, Wizards Rally Past Bulls, 102-93

Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.

04/20/2014

President Barack Obama walks alongside Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel upon Obama's arrival on Air Force One at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Ill., on May 29, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Ill. Legislators Advance Plan To Devote $100M For Obama Presidential Library

Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren’t taking for granted that the Windy City will land the president’s official library.

04/18/2014

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Wealth Gap is Widest in D.C., Other Affluent US Cities

The gap between the wealthy and the poor is most extreme in several of the United States’ most prosperous and largest cities.

02/20/2014

Eliot Ness is credited with bringing down notorious gangster Al Capone. (Getty Images)

Senators Want To Honor Crime Fighter Eliot Ness

Measure would name ATF headquarters the Eliot Ness Building

01/11/2014

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American Cities With The Best Public Transportation Systems

One of the best ways to cut down on our carbon footprint is to use mass transportation, which of course is much easier to do when cities offer convenient transit options. Find out which American cities have the best public mass transportation systems and how they have been recognized.

12/17/2013

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

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