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5-11 alarm fire source of pungent outdoor odor

Chicago Fire Department battles massive fire in the 2600 block of west Nelson (Rockwell and Nelson, north of Elston) in an empty warehouse. Odor blankets area and drifts southeast.

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Christy Webber Farm and Garden Center's Design Harvest huge success

You still have time to enjoy Design Harvest 2012, which runs until 8 p.m. Sunday. The 3rd Annual Christy Webber Farm and Garden Center's Design Harvest on Grand Ave.

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Noble Square resident charged with exploitation of a child

Charged with felony sexual exploitation of a child, Nicholas T. Raske, of the 1400 block of West Cortez St. in Noble Square, had bail set at $75,000 on Fri. Sept. 28.

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L-Car Cafe may be Polish Triangle solution

While the proposal to put the L-Car Café into Wicker Park was opposed vehemently by many local community organizations as well as part of the Chicago Park District,

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Check your holiday travel schedule: Chicago Public Schools announces calendar changes to recapture 7 lost days

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) schedule change announcement Friday has some parents scrambling to change travel plans.

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Chicago Landmarks Commission still has not put Prentice Women's Hospital on their agenda

Preservationists, who have doggedly stayed on the issue of saving architect Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Hospital, were dealt another blow

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Beatrix Quail Kolecke greets the world with a smile

It appears that one of the newest Wicker Park residents Beatrix Quail Kolecke greeted the world with a smile.

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Brooklyn Elaine Venable in two weeks shows signs of rockin' in Logan Square and Wicker Park

Just two weeks old and Brooklyn Elaine Venable appears to be ready to be involved with her Logan Square and Wicker Park neighborhoods.

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Local production company brings "Hollywood" to Wicker Park

Fashion, shoes, a trolley bus, bright lights, cameras, action and all things "Hollywood" were brought to Wicker Park's Leavitt St. and Concord Place

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New ABC television antenna installation knocks out other stations

While a huge new television antenna for ABC is being installed on top of Willis Tower Sunday morning starting before 7 a.m., most other station signals are knocked out.

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