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2 Shot at Nordstrom in Chicago

nbcchicago.com — Two people were shot at a Nordstrom in Chicago Friday night, according to authorities. Police said a shooting was reported at 55 E. Grand Ave. shortly after 8:30 p.m. Store employee Janis Tillman says the shooting happened on the first floor of the store.
Nov 29, 2014

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Nov 29, 2014

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Nov 28, 2014

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Emanuel Calls Special Council Meeting for Minimum Wage Vote

nbcchicago.com — Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn't plan to wait and see if the state of Illinois passes a minimum wage hike. NBC 5 has learned Emanuel called a special City Council meeting to pass the minimum wage ordinance, impacting businesses within city limits. Aldermen were informed of the meeting on Friday.
Nov 28, 2014

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Nov 28, 2014

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Nov 28, 2014

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Nov 28, 2014

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Car Crashes Into Lake Michigan at Lake Shore Drive

nbcchicago.com — Emergency crews responded to a traffic accident Friday afternoon where a car had gone into the water near Lake Shore Drive, fire officials said. The accident happened around 3 p.m. near Lake Shore Drive and Balbo Avenue, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

Obama Met With Cupich During Chicago Visit

nbcchicago.com — Mayor Rahm Emanuel was the point person in the first introductory meeting Tuesday between Archbishop Blase Cupich and President Obama. A spokesman for the Archdiocese says the Archbishop pledged to help as the President asked if the Catholic Church would be a partner in making Immigration reforms. The meeting came just before the President was set to speak on his executive action on immigration at the Copernicus Community Center.

Unusually Popular Thanksgiving Recipes in Each State: Report

nbcchicago.com — Thanksgiving meals go far beyond making the perfect turkey. Holiday meals and traditions change from state to state and family to family, but it appears some states might have a signature dish. The New York Times and Google researchers recently released a list of the distinct dishes residents in each state Googled.
Nov 26, 2014

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Obama Addresses Hecklers During Chicago Speech

nbcchicago.com — President Barack Obama took on a group of hecklers during his speech on immigration in Chicago Tuesday. Obama was in Chicago to discuss his executive action on immigration during a planned visit to the Copernicus Community Center, but in the middle of his speech, he was disrupted by several hecklers.

Surveillance Video Released in Northbrook Smash-and-Grab

nbcchicago.com — Police released surveillance video Tuesday after burglars crashed a car into the Louis Vuitton store at Northbrook Court mall last week. Northbrook Police said the crash happened at 4:53 a.m. Police said a number of purses were taken from the store, estimating the total value stolen at $120,000.
Nov 26, 2014

MT:“@NBCLA:Burglars crash into Louis Vuitton store, steal $120K in purses 4.nbcla.com/1Cg9o8h pic.twitter.com/ntPjBsbmWV”so they took 6 bags?

Tips For Avoiding Black Friday And Cyber Monday Shopping Scams

nbcchicago.com — Black Friday shopping isn't always easy. With many retailers planning to start Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on Thanksgiving Day, some even sooner, the Better Business Bureau has listed the top ways for holiday shoppers to avoid scams and hackers.
Nov 27, 2014

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