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Surging In Polls, GOP Hopeful Ben Carson Arrives In Chicago For Fund-Raiser — CHICAGO (CBS) - In a presidential race full of surprises, one of the most surprising GOP front-runners was in Chicago for his first Illinois fund-raiser today. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports, Dr. Ben Carson arrived with his appeal among Republicans on the rise. "We've got great volunteers, people getting involved," he said.
Oct 01, 2015

RT @dodgerman: Surging In Polls, GOP Hopeful Ben Carson Arrives In Chicago For Fund-Raiser

LISTEN: Scanner Traffic Response To Oregon Mass Shooting — CHICAGO (CBS) - Listen to the scanner traffic as authorities respond to a mass shooting at a community college in Oregon. Based on the recordings, a man entered a classroom at Snyder Hall at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore. He exchanged gunfire either inside or near the classroom, "on the southeast side of Snyder Hall."

September Temps Were Noticeably Above Normal — CHICAGO (CBS) - The brisk start to October is a sharp contrast to September, a month in which the average temperatures were well above normal. The average high temperature was 78.1 degrees for the month, or 3.3 degrees above normal, according to the National Weather Service.

What Is Behind Spike In Chicago Violence? — CHICAGO (CBS) -- In the last 24 hours, a dozen shot, five dead in Chicago. That follows 50 others shot in each of the past two weekends. CBS 2's Jim Williams looks into the cause...

Bears Rated As Most Likely To Snag Top Pick In 2016 NFL Draft — As the Bears front office began to swap players for picks on Monday, there was one glimmer of twisted optimism: the team is the front-runner for the No. 1 choice in the 2016 NFL draft.

September Likely To Be One Of Warmest On Record — Despite fall temperatures today, September is shaping up to be one of the warmest on record in Chicago and other major cities from the Upper Midwest to the East Coast.

Facebook Crashes, Self-Centered Status Updates On Hold — CHICAGO (CBS) -- There has been a disturbance in the force. Facebook is down. As of 2:30 p.m. Chicago time, users were met with an error message: "Sorry, something went wrong." God weighed in ......

Lawyers Reveal Both Sides In Hastert Plea Negotiations — Prosecutors and defense attorneys for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert have told a federal judge they're talking about a possible plea deal in the Republican's hush-money case. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score
Sep 28, 2015

Plea deal being discussed in the hush-money case of former US House Speaker Denny Hastert. @WBBMNewsradio…

Final Rides For Navy Pier Ferris Wheel This Weekend — Local CHICAGO (CBS) - If you want to ride the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier, you need to do it this weekend. On Sunday night, the attraction will be taken down to make way for a new, bigger one to be built by next summer.
Sep 25, 2015

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Thayer: Clausen ‘Should Be Sharper’ Vs. Seattle — As the Chicago Bears face the daunting challenge of playing the Seattle Seahawks in their home opener, at least Bears' backup quarterback Jimmy Clausen "should be sharper" now that he has a week of first-team...
Sep 25, 2015

2 minute take on Bears-Seahawks with Tom Thayer. Listen here; @WBBMNewsradio

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Oct 05, 2015

My failed GM experiment. 2014 Impala dies for 4th time in two years. Back to Toyota. Read why. #GM #ChevyImpala #Fail

Oct 03, 2015

My failed GM experiment. 2014 Impala dies for 4th time in two years. Back to Toyota. Read why. #GM #ChevyImpala #Fail

Oct 02, 2015

Nothing like returning from a 12 day trip to a dead battery in my 2014 #Impala #GM #GMfail #Chevyfail Ripping blog post coming.

Oct 01, 2015

Horrific news greets us on our return to the hotel in Portland. This doesn't happen in countries w sane gun laws.

Sep 29, 2015

At Backwoods Brewing in Carson, WA. Great time but they’re showing Angels v Oakland. Who cares?

Sep 26, 2015

Pope did not put on his seat belt in that Fiat at the Philly Airport!

Sep 23, 2015

If you ever get to Spokane, #Scratch is a highly recommended restaurant. A find. Wild salmon, blueberry salad, sumac chicken...more..

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