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Chicago College Offers Video Game Scholarship

Once regarded as anti-social slackers or nerds in a basement, gamers have become megastars in what are now called esports.

10/06/2014

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NFL Draft Heading To Chicago In 2015

The 2015 NFL Draft will be held in Chicago, the league announced Thursday. After the Bears posted the news on Twitter, the NFL confirmed the draft for April 30 through May 2.

10/03/2014

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Fire At Chicago Air Control Facility Causes Nationwide Airline Cancellations

A fire at an air traffic control facility in suburban Chicago has caused more than 500 flights to be canceled at the city’s airports today – and more cancellations are expected.

09/26/2014

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Best Museums In The USA

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

Adam Rosales #9 of the Texas Rangers hits a two-run home run in the 2nd inning in front of Tyler Flowers #21 of the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on August 6, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rosales Hits 2 HRs, Leads Rangers Over White Sox

Rosales homered twice in a game for the first time in his career and Nick Tepesch pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning, leading the Rangers over the Chicago White Sox

08/06/2014

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Former President George W. Bush Undergoes Knee Surgery

Former President George W. Bush underwent a partial knee replacement on Saturday morning, his second knee operation in the last three months.

07/14/2014

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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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Learning About The Past Brings The Future Into View For One Dallas Historian

Matt Hinckley was destined to be a history professor, and according to him, the benefits of an advanced degree go way beyond the pay.

03/24/2014

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

American Airlines Sued Over Tax Incentives

The agency that oversees public transportation in Chicago has filed a lawsuit claiming that American Airlines is running a “sham” office in a small town to avoid paying taxes.

03/12/2014

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American Airlines Flight Diverted For Non-Compliant Passenger

An American Airlines flight leaving from Chicago on its way to London Heathrow Airport made an unscheduled stop in Gander, Newfoundland after a passenger became non-compliant with flight crews.

02/16/2014

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