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Jackie Robinson West’s superb defense keys 6-1 win

What did Jackie Robinson West, now one of three teams left in the United States’ pool, earn? An even bigger spotlight. More attention. And likely its biggest crowd to date — one that could dwarf the attendance of some major-league clubs.That’s fine to the boys from Jackie Robinson West.

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4 children released in Harvey hostage standoff

A police standoff in Harvey continued into the early morning hours Wednesday, as two burglary suspects remained barricaded inside a home with multiple hostages, including two children, authorities said. On Tuesday afternoon, the two armed men shot two police officers and then holed up inside the home with one woman, another adult and six children. Four of the children have been released.

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      Five surprising facts about domestic wines

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      Do you think most wine is consumed outside of the U.S.? Think again. The U.S. is largest wine-consuming nation in the world and has been … Read More

      Eat to the beat

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      Recognizing local talent and the relationship of the two art forms of food and music that Chicago has in spades, the Chicago Food Social was Read More