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Bears steal stunning comeback road win over 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — This is where the season was supposed to fall apart: after the devastating injury to Charles Tillman and another to Chris Conte, with wideouts Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery limping through what could have been a Sunday night debacle. And yet …Read More


Big profits for Pritzkers, Daley pal Jack Higgins on costly Chicago FBI deal

THE WATCHDOGS: When the government was seeking a new Chicago FBI headquarters, it gave the deal to Jack Higgins — a friend of then-Mayor Richard M. Daley. Higgins brought in Penny Pritzker, who would go on to be a top campaign fund-raiser for President Barack Obama and is now his secretary of commerce. The $125 million FBI complex turned out to be a profitable venture for the Pritzker family and Higgins but not as good a deal for taxpayers.

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      Cucumber gin. Pear vodka. Honey whiskey. Mixers were once the only way to add new flavors into your favorite cocktail. Now, alcohol infusions allow you … Read More

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