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Nuns Sue Strip Club: Ploy To Punish “Sinners”?

Nuns have sued a strip club in a suburban Chicago Neighborhood for disturbances to their lifestyle caused by the club being too close. The nuns claim that the club disturbs their prayers and peace with throbbing music at night. “Our sisters’ sacred space has been invaded,” Sister Noemia Silva said. “At night now they hear the music when they’re praying. …

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Willis Tower Ledge Cracks; Patrons Never in Danger

When Alejandro Garibay ventured forth from Stockton, Ca to visit Chicago, he was told that he must do one thing while there – visit the Skydeck at Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower). “I told them this was one of the things they definitely had to check out,” said Garibay’s cousin, who had visited the attraction five times previously. While Garibay …

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Chicago $15 Minimum Wage Could Happen

If a group of Chicago aldermen’s plans prove successful, the minimum wage for the Illinois city could be increased to $15 per hour. The officials worked to introduce a proposal on Wednesday that would boost the city’s minimum wage. It’s been noted that a separate minimum wage proposal was put together by a panel Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed. That …

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Chloe Bennet Says Acting Career Took Off When She Changed Her Name

Actress Chloe Bennet believes her luck in Hollywood changed within days of adopting a new surname. The 22-year-old actress was born Chloe Wang, the daughter of a Chinese father and Caucasian mother in Chicago, IL. “I was having trouble booking things with my last name. I think it was hard for people to cast me as an ethnic, as an …

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Mike Ditka is Now the Spokesperson For Al’s Beef

Football legend Mike Ditka is best known as the longtime coach of the Chicago Bears, but younger NFL fans may soon know him for more for Italian beef and pizza. Two Chicago restaurants this week announced that Mike Ditka will now be their spokesperson. Ditka will be the face of Al’s Beef and Nancy’s Pizza in the Second City and …

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John Wayne Gacy Probe Solves Cold Case

The disappearance of Edward Beaudion, a 22-year-old Chicago man who went missing in 1978, had been a cold case for decades, until his remains were finally identified via DNA that was collected to establish potential victims of notorious serial killer John Wayne Gacy. In 2011, Beaudion’s family submitted DNA to Cook County police after the department called upon relatives of …

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Miley Cyrus Postpones US Tour Dates Due to Illness

Miley Cyrus officially postponed the remaining dates on the U.S. leg of her Bangerz tour on Friday. The announcement on Cyrus’ website read as follows: “All remaining U.S. dates on the Miley Cyrus Bangerz tour have been postponed. Miley is continuing to recover from the severe allergic reaction she suffered on April 15. Existing tickets will be honored on the …

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Jesse Jackson Jr., Former Illinois Rep., Moved to Alabama Prison

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been spending time in a North Carolina federal prison since October of last year. Jackson is in custody for looting $750,000 from his treasury that he used for purchasing elk heads, celebrity memorabilia, and other luxury items. He served in office from 1995 until his resignation in 2012. Over a month ago, Jackson was …

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Dermot Mulroney Scar Explained, ‘Crisis’ Role Examined

In a very detailed interview with actor Dermot Mulroney, one question that came up was in reference to the 50-year-old’s lip scar. The scar, located below his right nostril, has been a noticeable physical feature since the start of his acting career. Like any other nosey person, I too have wondered how the scar got there, and it’s rather interesting to hear …

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Vernita Gray, LGBT Champion, Dies At 65 Of Breast Cancer

Vernita Gray, a known advocate for LGBT rights, died on Tuesday at her home in Edgewater, Chicago, after succumbing to breast cancer. Gray had been battling cancer since 1996, and had several recurrences through the years. She was 65. Gray is known for being half of Illinois’ first same-sex couple to exchange marriage vows when she married Patricia Ewert in …

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Jimmy Fallon Takes Polar Plunge With Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Jimmy Fallon, host of The Tonight Show, asked Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, to be one of his guests on the show. The Mayor responded to Fallon’s invite on his Twitter account by saying that he would only be a guest on the show if Fallon takes part in the Chicago Polar Plunge. Emanuel agreed to participate in the Polar …

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Chicago Man Takes Foot Fetish Too Far, Masturbates In Co-Worker’s Shoe

The foot fetish can manifest itself in many different ways. Some people are content to just look at pictures of people wearing shoes, but others take it too far by stealing shoes. Last week, one Chicago man went way too far in his quest to get off on feet. The Chicago Sun Times reports that Tim Margis, Concordia University’s public …

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