2019 Kia Forte EX
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2019 Kia Forte EX

Small sedans these days seem like a bit of a dying breed with the proliferation of crossover SUV’s, but many manufacturers are dedicated to offering them. Kia’s Forte is completely redesigned for 2019, and while…

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Virtue Cider helps make winter bearable
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Virtue Cider helps make winter bearable

When it’s cold outside and you’re in the middle of a long Chicago winter, stepping inside a warm corner pub and sipping a cider is one way to make it all just a little more…

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5 Digital diet solutions  for Slimdown Success  this new year
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5 Digital diet solutions for Slimdown Success this new year

By Merilee Kern With the recent CES show having debuted multiple diet-focused consumer technologies, including devices that analyze the gases in people’s breath to uncover what diet improvements would be helpful for them, there is…

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Pritzker’s first 72 hours: what Illinois should expect?
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Pritzker’s first 72 hours: what Illinois should expect?

By Vera Sauchanka, Nicole Anderson Within the first 72 hours in office, Illinois’ Governor JB Pritzker has signed two executive orders, and one bill. January 15, Pritzker had the typical first day on the job duties,…

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Mother kills son, Chicago law firm sues Catholic Charities
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Mother kills son, Chicago law firm sues Catholic Charities

By Nicole Anderson Mother kills son. Larissa Rodriguez and Christopher Rodriguez from Cuyahoga, Ohio, plead guilty to a number of charges for the death of their mentally disabled five-year-old, Jordan Rodriguez. The couple wrapped the…

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Snowstorm is on its way, up to 10 inches expected
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Snowstorm is on its way, up to 10 inches expected

The weekend will bring snowstorm, in a winter that so far has produced little. Starting on Thursday and continuing into Sunday morning, accumulation amounts are still in question. Estimates range from 3-10 inches, which could…

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New study finds only 13% of antibiotic prescriptions are appropriate
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New study finds only 13% of antibiotic prescriptions are appropriate

A new study just released by Northwestern University finds that antibiotic outpatient prescriptions in the U.S. are rarely necessary. The research, completed in conjunction with the University of Michigan and Harvard, highlights the gross overuse…

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2018 Lexus NX 300:  renew, or recycle?
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2018 Lexus NX 300: renew, or recycle?

Reuse and recycle has become an environmentally-friendly concept praised by many. However, it doesn’t always work perfectly. Especially, when talking about cars. Sounds like this concept got to Lexus, too, and instead of offering new…

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TOP 10 things to do in Chicago this weekend
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TOP 10 things to do in Chicago this weekend

LA RUTA When: ends January 27, 2019 Where: Steppenwolf Theatre Company To the U.S.-owned factories in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, La Ruta is just a bus. But to the hundreds of women who live, work and…

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Onward Chicago: fine dining comes to Rogers Park
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Onward Chicago: fine dining comes to Rogers Park

While neighborhoods like Wicker Park and Logan Square have seen an explosion of noteworthy fine dining restaurants in recent years, Rogers Park has lagged a bit behind. The far north neighborhood borders on Evanston, which…

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