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Chicago Public Library To Open 3D Printer Space Chicago Public Library To Open 3D Printer Space
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I think we can all agree that libraries are pretty awesome. Now one library in Chicago is becoming even more awesome by offering 3D printing to the public. The Chicago Public Library is opening what it calls the CPL Innovation …

Chicago Shootings Leave 8 Dead, Over 47 Injured Chicago Shootings Leave 8 Dead, Over 47 Injured
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A rash of shootings in Chicago this weekend left 53 people injured and nine dead. According to the Chicago Tribune, the victims included teens, including a 16-year-old who tried to flee from a gunman riding a bicycle. The youngest victim …

Illinois: Concealed Carry OK’d by 2nd Prosecutor Illinois: Concealed Carry OK’d by 2nd Prosecutor

Whether the Governor of Illinois decides to allow it or not, carriers of concealed weapons in two counties of the state will not face prosecution for hiding their guns, according to local prosecutors. Jeremy Walker, State Attorney for rural Randolph …

Adobe Launches New Features For EchoSign On iOS, Web Adobe Launches New Features For EchoSign On iOS, Web

Adobe has announced version 2 of EchoSign for iOS, as well as a few new features for the web version. “Version 2 of the iOS application offers users the ability to sign documents offline, automatically sync them back to cloud …

1979 Murder Suspect Arrested In Chicago 1979 Murder Suspect Arrested In Chicago
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A suspect from a 1979 murder case has finally been apprehended in Chicago. Fox News reports that Ata Yousef El Ammouri, 65, was on his way back to the states for his grandchild’s graduation ceremony. Upon landing at O’Hare International …

6 Dead In Chicago Shootings Over The Weekend 6 Dead In Chicago Shootings Over The Weekend
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Chicago police are reporting that 6 people are dead as a result of shootings over the weekend. The AP reports that 6 people were killed and another 11 wounded in a string of gun violence that took place over the …

6-Month-Old Shot, Dies in Suspected Gang Shooting 6-Month-Old Shot, Dies in Suspected Gang Shooting

A six-month-old girl who was shot in a Chicago neighborhood on Monday has now died. The Chicago Fox station is reporting that Jonylah Watkins was shot five times as her father, Jonathan, changed her diaper in the front seat of …

Ex-Chicago Bear Charged For Tax Evasion Ex-Chicago Bear Charged For Tax Evasion
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The Associated Press is reporting that former NFL player Chris Zorich has been charged for tax evasion. The football player has allegedly not filed federal income tax returns for “over four years.” Zorich played for Notre Dame in college and …

1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago 1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that over 1,000 Chicago-area flights have been cancelled. More than 850 flights out of Chicago O’Hare International have been cancelled and Midway Airport has cancelled at least 230 flights. The cancellations come as a winter …

Parents Sent to Sex Site Thanks to Typo in School Email Parents Sent to Sex Site Thanks to Typo in School Email
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Shock! Horror! Impending lawsuits! Parents of children who attend one of the many schools in the Chicago Public Schools system were inadvertently directed to a soft-core adult site, after the school system sent out a mass email containing one slightly …

McDonald’s Chicken Wings Test Expands, Twitter Obviously Reacts McDonald’s Chicken Wings Test Expands, Twitter Obviously Reacts
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It stands to reason that by now, you’ve heard that McDonald’s has chicken wings at some locations (they’re called “Mighty Wings”). You may or may not have heard that they’re now offering them in more locations. According to the Associated …

Frank Calabrese Dies, Infamous Mob Hitman Was 75 Frank Calabrese Dies, Infamous Mob Hitman Was 75
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Frank Calabrese Sr., a name that should be familiar to anybody who has lived in Chicago, died on Christmas day at the Butner Federal Medical Center. The mob hitman was 75. Calabrese Sr. was a well-known hitman for the mob …

Jennifer Hudson: Man Who Murdered Her Family Receives Three Life Sentences Jennifer Hudson: Man Who Murdered Her Family Receives Three Life Sentences
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Jennifer Hudson experienced a loss I hope none of us ever have to face during our lifetimes. In October of 2008, Hudson’s mother, brother, and nephew were murdered by William Balfour, her sister’s estranged ex-husband. Balfour, who spent seven years …

Cab Vomit Fee: Blowing Chunks Could Cost You Big Bucks Cab Vomit Fee: Blowing Chunks Could Cost You Big Bucks
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A cab vomit fee doesn’t seem all that far-fetched to me. Given the amount of folks who probably spew copious amounts of puke all over the inside of taxis on a regular basis, I’m surprise more cities aren’t adopting some …

Groupon Is Taking 2,000 “Campers” to Chicago Groupon Is Taking 2,000 “Campers” to Chicago

Groupon wants to

Google Might Move Motorola Mobility to Chicago Google Might Move Motorola Mobility to Chicago

Motorola Mobility, who recently reported a Q1 operating loss, might soon find a new headquarters in Chicago, as it bides its time while waiting to be acquired by Google, a deal expected to be completed by sometime toward the end …

Groupons & SmartDigital Unite In Chicago Groupons & SmartDigital Unite In Chicago

Groupons and a small tech firm called SmartDigital have partnered up to offer on-sight deals to consumers in the Chicago area. The deals will be location-based so the offers you see will be unique to your surroundings. The initiative will …

Foursquare, Mayor Emanuel Promote Chicago Check-Ins with Windy City Badge Foursquare, Mayor Emanuel Promote Chicago Check-Ins with Windy City Badge

In Chicago, 250,000 different users have checked-in to 80,000 different venues 10,000,000 times using Foursquare. With those stats, it’s one of the most Foursquare-loving cities in the world. That’s why Foursquare teamed up with the Mayor’s office to launch a …

Amazon Local Heads to Groupon’s Home Turf Amazon Local Heads to Groupon’s Home Turf

Two months ago, Amazon launched its Daily Deals offering Amazon Local in Boise, Idaho. Since then, it has expanded to include a handful of regions in California, Florida and Washington. The offering is attracting some attention in the press now …

Rod Blagojevich Guilty, Twitter Reacts Rod Blagojevich Guilty, Twitter Reacts
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It looks like a jury was able to agree, this time, on whether or not Rod Blagojevich attempted to sell Barack Obama’s vacated Illinois Senate seat. The verdict, just rolling in, is guilty. This is the second crack that prosecutors …

Chicago Resident Sued Over Moldy Tweet
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UPDATE: Horizon Realty, the company suing their former tenant over a tweet, is now a trending topic on Twitter. Some Twitterers feel the company has effectively killed their reputation. What do you think?