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Some Cubs Fans Are Just Dying to Go Here

If you're a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan, now you can take your love to the grave. Literally.

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Brandon Saad Had a Hat Trick Last Night–So, What Happens to All the Hats?

The Chicago Blackhawks had their season-opener last night at the United Center in Chicago, and they showed up ready to play. The final score had the Hawks stomping the Pittsburgh Penguins 10-1. What's more, Brandon Saad, back with the Blackhawks once again, scored 3 goals (aka a "hat-trick"). So, what actually happens to the hundreds, if not thousands, of hats that were thrown on the ice in celebration?

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Take a Couple of Minutes to Get Hyped Up About the Cubs Going to the Playoffs

This morning on the WROK Morning Show, we were joined by our pal Mark Grote, who happens to be 1/3 of the best baseball broadcasting team on radio. Mark, along with the great Pat Hughes and former Cub & all-star Ron Coomer have brought you every single game this season on WROK--and they're ready for the playoffs. Are you?

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Chicago High School Under Fire for Disrespectful Display of Flag

Social media was on fire yesterday about a First Amendment rights display at a high school in Elmhurst, IL. What do you think? Was the school out of line?

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You Can Spend the Night at the Most Haunted Place in Illinois… If You Dare

The Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago was just named the most haunted place in Illinois by Travel + Leisure.

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Is Another Iconic Chicago Skyscraper Next To Be Re-named?

The Hancock (a.k.a. Hancock Building, a.k.a. Hancock Tower, a.k.a. John Hancock Center) is for sale, which means there's potential for great change in Chicago

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Haunted River Tours Are Taking Over Chicago and We Need to Be There for the Boos

The tours run on weekends for the month of October and on Halloween, while children are allowed on the tours, it's not recommended.

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Kohl’s Stores Will Now Handle Your Amazon Returns For You

So, you've just opened up your delivery from Amazon Prime, only to discover that those really cool pants are too big, and that gadget that you just had to have isn't really all it's cracked up to be. Instead of going to all the trouble of arranging a return back to Amazon, now you can just take it to Kohl's and let them do it for you (assuming you live in one of the two cities now offering the service).

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San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Proposes Putting Soda Tax On Nov. Ballot
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Thousands Demand That Cook County Repeal the Hated ‘Pop Tax’

The Cook County Board of Commissioners plans to consider today whether to repeal the county’s widely unpopular new sweetened beverages tax. The board’s decision, coupled with the multi-million dollar battle being waged by powerful out-of-state proponents of the tax, means that there's a lot of money on the line here.

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Chicago’s Reviled Soda Tax is Getting a $2M Commercial Campaign

A new, penny-per-ounce tax on all sweetened, pre-packaged beverages in Chicago--aka the "Pop Tax"--went into effect on August 1st, and not surprisingly, poll after poll has shown that the majority (68%) of those asked about the pop tax absolutely hate it.

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