Chicago

Alleged price-gouger sold $5 masks for $19.95: Feds

The owner of a Skokie-based medical supply company is accused of price-gouging as he sold face masks to people during the pandemic. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports.
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No joke: Legendary improv theater The Second City is up for sale

The legendary comedy brand and its theaters in Chicago and Toronto have launched countless careers, including those of John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray and Tina Fey, and is known partly for being a pipeline to “Saturday Night Live.”
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'Doc, Thank You for Not Giving Up on Me': COVID Patient Gets Double Lung Transplant

It is believed to be the first double-lung transplant in the United States involving a patient with COVID-19, and doctors at Northwestern say they are hopeful the recipient will make a full recovery. Read more now.
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Taste Of Chicago, Lollapalooza and More Canceled Due to COVID-19

Taste Of Chicago, Lollapalooza & More Canceled Due To COVID… The new events include at-home dance parties, drive-in movies, and virtual concerts.
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Mother of 3 Dies of Coronavirus Less Than a Week After Giving Birth

A mother died of COVID-19 less than a week after welcoming her third child. The woman from Chicago worked as a postal carrier for two years.
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The Muny announces 2020 shows, including two Muny debuts

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) - The Muny has announced the shows that will run at the historic Forest Park theater in 2020. 'Chicago' will open the 2020 season in June followed by 'Mary Poppins" later that month. The season will continue with two Muny premieres, 'Sweeney Todd' and 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' in July,...
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Hatty the support dog sworn in to help young survivors of sex abuse

CHICAGO (AP) — It was a real dog of a ceremony this week during a swearing-in at the state’s attorney’s office in Chicago. The newly sworn-in worker is a Labrador retriever named Hatty. The 2-year-old will work on a 9-to-5 human schedule. But she’s being asked to work like a dog, to just do what...
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Chicago Man Rents Out Theater to Propose to Girlfriend

(B96) Dominic Mendicino surprised his now-fiancé with the engagement of a lifetime. "I was filming for a year-and-a-half," he told B96, which doesn't include the countless hours he dedicated to editing the video. And then, there's executing the whole surprise without Giana finding out. On October...
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Over 63,000 Rubber Ducks swim across the Chicago River

ST. LOUIS (KNOU)- More than 63,000 rubber ducks filled the Chicago River on Thursday for the city's 14th annual ' Ducky Derby Race .' The event was put on by the Special Olympics Illinois in order to help raise money for more t han 23,000 athletes and over 17,000 Young Athletes across Illinois...
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This internship is paid AND offers a year's worth of candy

CHICAGO (KNOU) — Got a sweet tooth? Make money off of it! Mars Wrigley Confectionery is hiring a summer intern who will not only receive monetary compensation, but also a year’s worth of candy! Applicants must be at least 21 years old, but “possess the mindset of a kid in a candy store.” In...
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