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More than 30 Cars Involved in Chicago Pileups After Winter Storm Hit

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Illinois State Police say severe winter weather conditions caused two car crashes in March that involved a grand total of 34 vehicles on a Chicago expressway. Both of the pileups occurred in highway express lanes on the city’s North Side.

Chicago Dental Group Offering Membership Program to Cut Costs

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Most companies must use social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter in order to increase brand awareness, generate web traffic, get new customers, convert leads, nurture prospects, and increase sales, but Chicago-based dental company, DecisionOne Dental Group, is taking an

Glitter and Drive Throughs: Chicago Churches Break Tradition on Ash Wednesday

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There are millions of practicing Catholics in the United States today, and many of them don’t have time to attend mass on the many Holy Days celebrated during Lent. So an Indiana church decided to change that. Ash Wednesday was

Engineers Give Illinois Infrastructure a C-, But That Might Be Good News

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Usually, a C- grade is nothing to celebrate. That’s the letter grade The American Society of Civil Engineers just gave Illinois for its state infrastructure. So what’s the good news? In 2010, the last time The American Society of Civil

United Fresh Expo Recognized For Fresh Approach, High Attendance

If there’s a niche market, there’s probably a trade show that caters to it. All across the nation, expos focused on virtually every industry take place on a near-daily basis. And while the average U.S. trade show visitor spends around

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