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Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $262 Million
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So, Nobody Won $346M in the MegaMillions Jackpot Tuesday–Will $382M Work for You?

In the interests of full (and somewhat idiotic) disclosure, I rarely, if ever, play the lottery. However, when I do--I wait for the jackpot to become astronomical. Take last night's Mega-Millions lottery drawing for example. I guess I couldn't be bothered with a paltry $346,000,000. But on Friday, when the jackpot will be just south of $400,000,000, I'll probably grab a ticket.

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Man Offers Chicagoans $100,000 for Their Dogs–Would You Sell Yours?

I don't remember exactly what my dog Lucy did, but at the time I was so completely exasperated by her behavior that I said something to the effect of "I swear if someone walked by right now and offered me five bucks for you, I'd sell in a heartbeat!!" Well, no one came by with a five spot...and I was just blustering anyway. There's no way I would have sold her for five bucks. Ten maybe...

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Mayor And Lt. Gov-Elect Newsom Attends A Lowe's Store Grand Opening
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Don’t Open This Mother’s Day Coupon from Lowe’s

If your Mother's Day shopping trip always involves a stop at the Lowe's Nursery department, don't use this coupon thinking you're gonna save a lot of green on Mama's pretty plants. You'll probably be sorry if you do.

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Binge Watching in Rockford Could Cost You More Soon

If you're addicted to streaming services like Netflix or Spotify, get ready to take a bigger hit to your pocketbook if the Illinois legislator gets its way. 

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Having Fun In Rockford Will Soon Cost More Money
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Having Fun In Rockford Will Soon Cost More Money

If you're someone who likes to stay home and avoid having fun, this probably won't effect you.

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Scores Of Travelers Depart For Long Holiday Weekend
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Illinois Tollway Warns I-Pass Customers About Email Scam

If you have an I-Pass account, be on the look out for emails from E-ZPass stating you owe money for missing tolls; they're most likely a phishing scam and should be deleted immediately. 

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Lucky Pennies Hidden in Chicago Could Be Worth $1,000

Find a penny, pick it up, it could be worth more than good luck.

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Illinois is #4 in the Nation for Highest Cell Phone Fees and Taxes

Back when cell phones were introduced to us as "bag phones," I'd be willing to be that many of us would have been stunned by at least a couple of things. I know that I never envisioned a device that could do so much and be such an intrinsic part of my life, and I most certainly never knew that I would be spending so much on it.

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Customers Leaves 'Giant' Tip For Server At Wrigley Field Bar
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Customer Leaves ‘Giant’ Tip For Server At Wrigley Field Bar

The Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants series is officially over. The Cubs won game 4 in dramatic fashion but there's a server somewhere in Chicago that was wishing for the Giants to come back to Chicago for game 5.

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The 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Illinois

Sure you could love what you do, or you could just make bank.

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