Archive for February, 2011

The Last Day in Black History

The Last Day in Black History

On this last day in African-American history in 1932, Richard Spikes invented the automatic gear shift. Also, in 1704, Elias Neau opened a school for blacks in New York City. And in 1951, in Topeka, Kansas 13 black families filed a lawsuit against a local school board, which later became the famous case of Brown vs. Board of Education. Remember […]

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Are You the Next Voice of  the Cubs?

Are You the Next Voice of the Cubs?

The Cubs announced today that they are looking for a new public address announcer at Wrigley Field. If you think you have enough talent to be the next Cubs voice, send  your applications with audio or videos to http://cubs.careerbuilder.com. Entries will be accepted until March 14 and winners will be selected by March 25. Cubs current announcer Paul Friedman is […]

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Bears love Lovie

Bears love Lovie

The Bears and coach Lovie Smith agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep smith as the head coach of the Bears through the 2013 season the Bears announced Friday. In a recent Chicago Tribune article, Smith said that the Bears have a lot of work to do if they want to keep up with the Super Bowl Champion […]

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Major Accident on Dan Ryan

A major multi-car accident on the Dan Ryan Expressway leaves several people injured. Around 9:30 a.m., multiple vehicles crashed traveling southbound on the Dan Ryan at 26th Street. Eleven people were treated for injuries on the scene, Chicago Fire spokesman Quention Curtis said. Six other victims in fair to serious condition were transported to St. Anthony, Northwestern and Mercy hospitals. […]

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3 dead, 2 shot on Far North Side

3 dead, 2 shot on Far North Side

Three people are dead and two are injured, including a Chicago Police Officer Saturday evening after a police pursuit. Gang crimes officers were on surveillance on the 5800 block of North Winthrop as a part of a natcotics-realtaed homicide case, when they saw a group of people run from a building, minutes before a “shots fired” call came from the […]

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Is the Sitcom Two and a Half Men Gone For Good?

Is the Sitcom Two and a Half Men Gone For Good?

TV’s top comedy sitcom, “Two and a Half Men,” has been suspended for the remaining season. Warner Bro’s and CBS has declared a joint statement discontinuing the production based on actor Charlie Sheen’s behavior, condition and statements he made, bashing the executive producer, Chuck Lorre, during an interview on Alex Jones’s radio show Thursday stating that he does not get […]

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Bulls Get Back Noah But Lose To Toronto

“i just feel like I’m supposed to. I’m supposed to go out there and help my team. I just want to win. I want to do as much as I can to win.” Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan on their stretch of the fourth quarter.

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Reality-TV Fashion Icons Partner with Sears

Reality-TV Fashion Icons Partner with Sears

Listen up all you Kardashian fans and fashionistas, the  reality tv stars and fashion icons, the Kardashian sisters have teamed up with Sears,( that’s right Sears) to design a  collection of: clothes, lingerie, jewelry, handbags, hats, gloves and shoes for shoppers ages 17 to 35 for the retailer’s juniors  department.  The Kardashian collection, produced by Australian designer, Bruno Schiavi will […]

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Wal-Mart West Loop Bound

Wal-Mart West Loop Bound

Earlier this month Target announced their plans to add another Chicago location to the downtown area, and days later discount chain giant Wal-Mart filed a building permit for their new West Loop home. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to open a  neighborhood market store at the Presidential Towers apartment complex  at 555 W. Madison St. The 26,491 square- foot store will be […]

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Rahm: “We Haven’t Won Anything”

During the election party for Rahm Emanuel on Feb. 22, supporters filled the room and cheered loudly for most of the evening for the man they knew would be Chicago’s next mayor. At just about 9pm, Tuesday night Rahm Emanuel emerged on to the stage  and stood behind a podium at the Plumber’s Union Hall, to graciously accept his new […]

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