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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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Pirates Hit 4 Homers In 10-4 Victory Over Cubs

The Pittsburgh Pirates had one successful weekend at Wrigley Field. It was so good that even Gerrit Cole had a big swing at the plate.

09/07/2014

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Enter To Win A Trip To See Demi Lovato Or The Black Keys

08/19/2014

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New Marketing Campaign Aims To Promote Pittsburgh

Tourism officials want to let the world know why the city of Pittsburgh is one of the best places to visit in the country.

08/12/2014

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McCutchen Homers, Pirates Top Cubs 6-2

Andrew McCutchen hit his eighth homer and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.

06/09/2014

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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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Germs That Outwit Antibiotics Found In Toddlers

Before there were antibiotics, people died from infections all the time.

04/29/2014

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Walker’s Homer Lifts Pirates Over Cubs 1-0

Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker understands not everybody is going to be a fan of Major League Baseball’s expanded replay system, which threatens to slow down a sport that already struggles to be played with any sort of urgency.

03/31/2014

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University: Student From Pittsburgh Found Dead In Chicago Dorm

The body of a male University of Chicago student from Pennsylvania – who police say had been dead for some time – was found in his campus dorm room over the weekend, university officials said Sunday.

02/16/2014

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Inside McDonalds’ Secret Test Kitchen

It’s a menu most of us have ordered from. There are some iconic items and some new ones. But how does McDonald’s come up with its menu?

02/14/2014

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Man Arrested In Chicago For Theft Of Local Jeweler

One of three men accused of robbing a local jeweler has been arrested in Illinois.

12/27/2013

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Sisters’ Stem Cells Donated In Hopes Of Helping Other Children

Hayley Mogul, 13, and her 9-year-old sister, Bari, have rare genetic mutations that can’t be cured. But their conditions have improved during a two-month stay at the Children’s Institute in Squirrel Hill.

12/26/2013

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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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Bears-Steelers Preview

Winless through two games, the Pittsburgh Steelers are concerned but not ready to panic.

09/22/2013

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