Archive for February, 2013

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NHL Travel Realignment: Hawks-Red Wings Rivalry Lost to Jets Lag

The NHL has spinal core issues that have demanded realignment.  The extreme discomfort is caused by teams spending too many hours sitting on planes while crossing great distances and time zones.   The most blameworthy culprit is the Winnipeg Jets, who are vexing NHL schedulers with their dislocation in Manitoba.  Scheduling game times is suffering from Jets Lag. These remote Jets are the former Atlanta Thrashers who may have […]

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Michelle Obama kicks off “Let’s Move” Campaign

Michelle Obama kicks off “Let’s Move” Campaign

First Lady Michelle Obama is making a major announcement to bring physical activity back to schools today at McCormick Place. The First Lady will be joined by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, NIKE, Inc. President & CEO Mark Parker, Dominique Dawes, Gabby Douglas, Allyson Felix, Bob Harper, Bo Jackson, Colin Kaepernick, Sarah Reinertsen, Paul Rodriguez, Serena Williams, […]

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Rahm Emanuel: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will join First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at tomorrow’s  Lets Move! event at McCormick PLace  Then, Mayor Emanuel will attend the Sunday Supper Luncheon in support of empowering Chicago youth hosted by The Israel Idonije Foundation and Points of Light  at the Herald Washington Library. 

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Rahm Emanuel: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Mayor Emanuel will join Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Newark Mayor Cory Booker to discuss ways to strengthen our education systems through classroom and community partnerships at the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ Education Summit at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Rahm Emanuel: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

There are no public events scheduled at this time.

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View of Chicago's Skyline from 11:30 p.m.
(Paris Lewbel, WCHI News)

LIVE: Snow blankets Chicago

  A live view from outside WCHI News Studios in Chicago’s South Loop as another winter storm blankets the Chicagoland area. — UPDATE 5:35 P.M.: The National Weather Service in Chicago has extended the Winter Weather Advisory until 6 a.m. Wednesday. — Snow, sleet and rain continues to blanket the Chicagoland area Tuesday afternoon. A winter weather advisory, in effect until […]

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Played for Yanks from 99-03

Soriano Back to Bombers?

The recent revelation that Yankees’ CF Curtis Granderson (.232, 43 HR, 106 RBI, 102 R, 195 SO) will be out for 10-12 weeks with a broken hand has led to speculation that the Chicago Cubs could be part of the solution.  The Cubs’ Alfonso Soriano played for the Yanks from 99-03  during which he was part of two World Series championships. In 2001 […]

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Wells Street Bridge Under Construction

Wells Street Bridge Under Construction

A new section of the Wells Street Bridge was floated in on February 23rd down the Chicago River. Major construction begins March 1st and will lead to a closure of Chicago Transit Authorities Purple and Brown line trains from March 1st and 10th.

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Matt Ryd @ The Metro

Matt Ryd @ The Metro

The Kuhls, Venna, The Wax Robotic, Canoe Canoe and Matt Ryd preformed at The Metro this past weekend to an enthusiastic crowd. The standout of the evening was the genuine and charming singer/songwriter Matt Ryd, who preformed tracks from his new EP, Ryd ‘Em Cowboy, along with his hit single “Healed” which was featured on on ABC’s medical drama, Scrubs. […]

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Rahm Emanuel: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel and CPS CEO Byrd-Bennett will make an announcement about a major investment in education for Chicago’s youngest students at Cuffe Elementary School. Then in the afternoon, Mayor Emanuel will deliver brief remarks at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs at The Chicago Club.

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