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Skunk Mating Season Should Have Chicago Homeowners on Guard this February

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Everyone loves to have a good laugh at Looney Tunes’ Pepe le Pew and his hilarious attempts at romance, but the real skunks of the world merit a little less laughter and a little more caution. Experts are now warning

Raising Chickens Becomes Popular for Non-Farm Towns in Illinois

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Raising chickens is becoming increasingly popular these days for non-farmers, and even city dwellers are joining in on the trend. Chicagoans, as well as residents in Collinsville and Swansea, are now allowed to raise chickens on their property, and many

New Homes to Build on Vacant Lots in Bronzeville

The empty lots scattered along South Prairie Avenue, between 39th and 46th streets in the Bronzeville neighborhood, will soon be filled in with brand new market-rate homes. Developers will be able to purchase the lots from the city for just

Chicago No Longer the Bed Bug Capital of America

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The good news for Chicago residents is that according to pest control service Orkin, the Windy City is no longer the bedbug capital of America. Following its four-year run at the top, Chicago dropped down to number three on Orkin’s

Chicago Area Sees Multiple Drunk Driving Accidents This Holiday Season

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Unfortunately, driving drunk is all too common in the United States. Scarily enough, every day there are about 300,000 drunk drivers on the road, but fewer than 4,000 get arrested. However, this holiday season the cops in Chicago are cracking

Doctors Warn Unscreened Breast Milk Poses Danger For Babies

Many mothers want nothing more than to breastfeed their babies. In fact, 26.8% of survey respondents said in 2015 that they express breast milk for their infants anywhere from five to 15 times per week. When a biological mom is

Angry Chicago Brides Wait Years For Wedding Video Delivery

For the majority of us, a wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime event that we’ll want to remember forever. After all, 88% of Americans get married at least once. And while 2.4 million weddings are performed each year nationwide, not every couple

200 Dogs and Cats at Chicago Shelter at Risk of Being Euthanized

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Approximately 46.3 million households in the U.S. own a dog, but there are still many more dogs and cats left in shelters. One shelter in Chicago houses over 200 dogs and cats, all of which are at risk of being

Violent Crime Still Rising in Chicago As National Crime Rate Drops

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In many ways, Chicago can be considered two separate cities, divided by class. Chicago is home to more than 7,300 restaurants, long spans of beaches, and luxury real estate, but is also one of the deadliest cities in the nation.

University of Chicago Medical Center Faced With Charges of Negligence

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The University of Chicago Medical Center is facing a wrongful death lawsuit from an administrator of a deceased patient’s estate. Desiree Syler filed their complaint on November 1 in Cook County Circuit Court against the university, alleging that the hospital