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Best Places In America To Spend Thanksgiving Weekend

Instead of gathering at someone’s home this Thanksgiving, make plans for a destination Thanksgiving getaway that the entire family will enjoy.

11/13/2014

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Best U.S. Travel Destinations For You And Your Pet

Here’s a look at five of the best pet-friendly travel destinations in the U.S.

11/07/2014

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America’s Best Fall Break Destinations for College Students

Take a break from your college studies with a mini-vacation this fall at one of these top destinations for college students.

10/21/2014

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Sen. Durbin To Seek Probe Of Air Center Sabotage

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday that he will seek an investigation into how a contract employee was able to sabotage a regional control center and bring Chicago’s two international airports to a halt.

09/28/2014

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Best Museums in the U.S.

America has many of the world’s greatest museums, some of which are free.

09/25/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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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

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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

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