Blackhawks vs. Blues: Game 1 live updates, fan discussion

Get instant updates from Mark Lazerus, Mark Potash and the other beat reporters, plus join the discussion as the Blackhawks face the Blues in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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CTA plans L overpass at Belmont to eliminate bottleneck

Some Lake View residents were in an uproar Thursday over CTA plans to raze up to 19 buildings and create an elevated bypass just north of Belmont to address a major bottleneck involving the Red, Purple and Brown Line trains.

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      ‘Transcendence’: Johnny Depp in a bold, beautiful flight of futuristic speculation

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      RICHARD ROEPER: In one of his most interesting performances, Depp plays a scientific visionary whose thoughts and personality are uploaded before he dies. It’s a Read More

      Chicagoans warm up to tea culture

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      Is Chicago putting down its cup of Joe for a nice spot of tea? Coffee may continue to reign as the beverage of choice here, Read More