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Get the new Facebook Timeline early

Want to see who defriended you on Facebook? Meghan Peters from says you can with the new Facebook Timeline.   This video walks you through how to get Timeline early on your profile:   Read more!

Where oh where has the satellite gone?

The satellite has crashed, but where the heck is it?The dead U.S. satellite that plummeted from space Friday night probably landed off the West Coast of the United States, at least that's what NASA is saying.The satellite broke up into 26 pieces that weighed a total of 1,200 ... Read more!

Northwest Side gas station sold a winning Power Ball ticket.

No one hit the jackpot in Saturday's lottery, but a Northwest side gas station sold a $200,000 Power Ball ticket. The Power Ball player matched the five lucky numbers: 3 - 4 - 12 - 27 - 44 No one won the 30 million dollars from Saturday's pot. Wednesday's lottery ... Read more!

Forecast for the weekend: rain, hail and waterspouts.

If you're going out on Lake Michigan this weekend, you might want to change your plans.The National Weather Service is warning boaters that stormy weather all weekend could cause hail and waterspouts.There are already a bunch of reports that waterspouts were spotted on the lake earlier in the ... Read more!

Casinos might be heading to Chicago.

Casino boats in Northwest Indiana owe a lot of their profits to people who live in Illinois. Because of that Indiana's governor is ok with a plan for land based casinos.                           Illinois Senate President has a plan to open five new ... Read more!

Woman Dies After Being Run Over Twice

Police are looking for the person who ran over a woman in Uptown not once, but twice. 43 year-old Beverly Akerson was crossing Lawrence Avenue early Saturday when a speeding car hit her.  The driver stopped, backed up over her, and then sped off down Sheridan Road. She was taken ... Read more!

Check out e-books for your Kindle at the library

You won't have to worry about late fees at the library if you have a Kindle. Starting Tuesday, you can check out "e-books" at the Chicago Public Library. You won't have to leave your home and the book returns itself when it's due. Easy. Read more!

Cook County Board member agrees to pay cut

And another Cook County Board member realizes she isn't better than everyone else.Now three County board members have decided that furlough days aren't just for union workers and have agreed to take some unpaid days off. That will let hundreds of people keep their jobs and the county will ... Read more!

Apple Fest in Lincoln Square

An apple a day and all that. Plus they taste good. If you love apples, then Lincoln Square is the place for you. The Northside neighborhood is hosting its 24th annual Apple Fest. The festival will have a farmers market, live music, cooking classes and a dog costume contest.   ... Read more!

Saturday: Free Museum Day!

Looking for a way to have fun with the kids without spending a ton? Saturday is Free Museum Day. Museums and galleries all over the city and suburbs are offering no cost admission.   To find out which ones are free, just CLICK HERE. The website will even let you ... Read more!
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