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Bulls lose first two games at home; Wizards earn OT win

It was the young, upstart Washington Wizards that were supposed to wilt late in games, when the spotlight shines the brightest. As far as physical play, it was the Wizards that were expected to be spending extra time in the ice tub after games. And …Read More


CPS puts $100 million price tag on mayor's A/C-in-schools edict

The district estimates it’ll spend $20 million per year out of the capital budget over five years to fulfill the mayor’s order to cool classrooms with window units, a CPS spokesman said.

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      ‘The Sound of Music’ strikes a chord for Billy Zane

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      “Perfect timing” allowed the “Titanic” actor to play Capt. von Trapp in Lyric Opera’s production. Read More

      A primer on e-cigarettes

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      Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They’re about to find out what federal regulators have to say about Read More