Golden State Defeats Cleveland to Capture NBA Championship
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Golden State Defeats Cleveland to Capture NBA Championship

Step aside LeBron James and make room for Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors who won their second NBA Championship [in the last three years] this week…

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Eating Fried Potatoes Linked to Higher Risk of Death
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Eating Fried Potatoes Linked to Higher Risk of Death

A study linked eating more fried potatoes to an increased risk of early death. People who eat fried potatoes two or more times a week double their risk…

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Sears to Cut 400 Jobs Outside Chicago
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Sears to Cut 400 Jobs Outside Chicago

Sears is cutting 400 full-time jobs at its corporate offices, in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, and from its support functions. This is part of the department store chain’s ongoing…

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US Sells Qatar Fighter Jets While Denouncing the Country
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US Sells Qatar Fighter Jets While Denouncing the Country

The United States Middle East foreign policy quandary flared up this week when the US announced a $21 billion sale of F-15 fighter jets to Qatar while at…

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Trump Wants to Privatize Air Traffic Control?
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Trump Wants to Privatize Air Traffic Control?

To privatize or not to privatize – that seems to be the question these days as bankrupt cities and states look for get rich schemes. President Donald Trump…

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Chicago Crime Map
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Chicago Crime Map

Two teenage boys and a teenage girl were killed and 12 people were wounded in Chicago shootings from Wednesday morning to Thursday, bringing the total year to date…

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Union Endorses Pritzker for Governor in Fight Against Rauner
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Union Endorses Pritzker for Governor in Fight Against Rauner

The state battle is between a Republican governor who wants to destroy unions and a Speaker of the House who is closely aligned with them. One of the…

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LeBron James Rumored to Potentially Join Lakers, Clippers in 2018 Free Agency
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LeBron James Rumored to Potentially Join Lakers, Clippers in 2018 Free Agency

Where the king goes, glory is sure to follow. One of the greatest basketball players of all time – LeBron James is now rumored to be heading back…

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US Congress Votes To Deregulate Banks Again
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US Congress Votes To Deregulate Banks Again

The House on Thursday voted to deregulate Wall Street and the powerful banking industry from many of the strict constraints put in place after the 2008 financial crisis,…

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Dish Hit with Record $280 mil. Fine for ‘Do No Call’ Violations
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Dish Hit with Record $280 mil. Fine for ‘Do No Call’ Violations

A federal judge in Illinois has hit satellite TV provider Dish Network with $280 million in penalties for violating “Do Not Call” telemarketing rules in an 8-year-old case,…

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