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Hoverboard Accident Leads To Deadly Shooting " CBS Chicago

chicago.cbslocal.com — (CBS) - A teenager lost his balance on a hoverboard and accidentally shot his 13-year-old cousin in the back of the head, police said. Lavardo Fisher died Monday night, a day after the shooting in Orlando, Fla. Fisher was playing Xbox when he was shot, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

President Obama Speaks About Dating, Politics " CBS Chicago

chicago.cbslocal.com — President Obama returned to Springfield to press a key theme during the last year of his presidency: finding ways to end the rancorous political divisions in the country. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score
Feb 10, 2016

RT @dodgerman: Obama Jokes About Politics, Dating And A Lesson In Humility wp.me/p11qns-31p1

Feb 10, 2016

RT @dodgerman: Obama Jokes About Politics, Dating And A Lesson In Humility wp.me/p11qns-31p1

Van Gogh’s ‘Bedroom’ On AirBnb " CBS Chicago

chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - For art lovers who want the chance to quite literally step inside one of the most famous paintings by Vincent Van Gogh, now is your chance. The Art Institute of Chicago, in conjunction with its new Van Gogh exhibit, has recreated the artist's "Bedroom In Arles" paintings-as the actual room.
Feb 10, 2016

RT @dodgerman: Van Gogh’s ‘Bedroom’ Is Now An Actual Bedroom On AirBnb wp.me/p11qns-31o4

Hiring More Women Good For Company Profits, Study Finds

chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - Companies looking to improve performance and the bottom line should hire more female managers to run them. That's the conclusion of a new study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics. The study of 22,000 firms in 91 countries found that companies that have more women in high-level executive positions or on corporate boards see a 15 percent increase in net revenue.

Artificial intelligence in the enterprise: It’s on

computerworld.com — After a long winter frozen in the technological permafrost, it's springtime again in the field of artificial intelligence. A.I. is poised to take off in 2016 as enterprises begin figuring some element of it into their application portfolios.

Alligator Thrown Into Wendy’s Restaurant " CBS Chicago

chicago.cbslocal.com — (CBS) - A customer allegedly threw a three-and-a-half foot alligator into the window at one of a Wendy's restaurant in Florida, police said. Joshua James, 23, of Jupiter, Fla., allegedly pulled up to the drive-thru for his order, got a drink and then threw the alligator into the Royal Palm Beach restaurant, according to media reports.

Police " CBS Chicago

chicago.cbslocal.com — (CBS) - An Uber driver was arrested following Super Bowl 50 on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, police said Monday. An officer was on patrol Sunday evening in Simi Valley, Calif., when he spotted a car slow down as it approached a green light.

Police " CBS Chicago

chicago.cbslocal.com — A Wisconsin couple is facing criminal charges after authorities say they found the two highly intoxicated in their pickup truck and the woman's 9-year-old daughter behind the wheel. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score

Free Chipotle Burrito " CBS Chicago

chicago.cbslocal.com — CHICAGO (CBS) - All Chipotle locations nationwide were shut down today for a company-wide meeting about food safety. So, if you missed your lunchtime meal, the company wants to make it up to you. With a fee burrito. First, text the word "raincheck" to 888-222.

How Far Can You Drive On $50 Of Gas? " CBS Chicago

chicago.cbslocal.com — Elwood Blues: It's 106 miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses. Jake Blues: Hit it! -The Blues Brothers CHICAGO (CBS) - With gasoline prices plummeting in the Chicago area, how far can you go with $50 in your pocket?
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Feb 10, 2016

"I changed my iPod's name to Titanic. It's syncing now." In the really bad department...

Feb 09, 2016

"They told me I had type-A blood, but it was a Typo."

Feb 08, 2016

I was doing some research on the Civil War and found this "Bloodiest days in American History" infographic. pic.twitter.com/WVCOozEWOc

Feb 08, 2016

The proposed #AMA and Amer. Pharmacist Assn. ban on drug ads has gotten so little coverage on TV. I wonder why. ow.ly/Y6coP

Feb 08, 2016

Probably my favorite #NormanRockwell illustration: The Gossip. Follow it from top to bottom. He's in the bottom row. pic.twitter.com/XmWF0PRDyl

Feb 08, 2016

Needed something to perk me up on this snowy day. #JeffersonStarship "Save your Love" did the trick. #Spotify

Feb 08, 2016

"Haunted French pancakes give me the crepes."

Feb 08, 2016

I admit it...I am a sore loser #Patriots fan, but I had to share this. Always more than what meets the eye. ow.ly/Y4ty4 #Manning


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