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Appeals Court Rules Against Term Limits on the Ballot

Appeals Court Rules Against Term Limits on the Ballot

Proponents of term limits for Illinois lawmakers were preparing a last-minute appeal to the state Supreme Court after an appeals court ruled Wednesday that a measure asking voters to approve such a measure could not appear on the November ballot.   Mark Campbell, director of The Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits, said the group’s legal team was “working feverishly” and planned to submit its appeal to the high court late Wednesday or early Thursday.

Bears Fans Get Least Bang for Their Buck in NFL

Bears Fans Get Least Bang for Their Buck in NFL

Getty Images CHICAGO, IL – AUGUST 14: Ka’Deem Carey #25 of the Chicago Bears is tackled by Allen Bradford #58 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the third quarter of a preseason game at Soldier Field on August 14, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) The Chicago Bears hold the distinction of having one of the most expensive average ticket prices in the NFL, but do fans really get much bang for their buck when they attend contests at Soldier Field?

NU Professor Remembers Journalist Killed by Militants

NU Professor Remembers Journalist Killed by Militants

8/20/2014: James Foley graduated from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism in 2008. NBC 5′s Nesita Kwan reports.

Rash of Fires Plague Uptown

Rash of Fires Plague Uptown

unable to retrieve full-text content 8/20/2014: Three fires reported in an alley on Margate Terrace. NBC 5′s Marion Brooks reports.

Jackie Robinson West to Face Mo’ne Davis, Philly

Jackie Robinson West to Face Mo’ne Davis, Philly

8/20/2014: It’s Pierce versus, Mo’Ne, Chicago versus Philly, as the two biggest stories so far in the Little League World Series go head-to-head for the right to play for the U.S. title Saturday.

Hostess Closing Schiller Park Twinkie Plant, Again

Hostess Closing Schiller Park Twinkie Plant, Again

CHI Welcome Back to the Twinkie Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/blogs/inc-well/Hostess-Closing-Schiller-Park-Twinkie-Plant,-Again/272055321 Copy Close Embed this video Replay The Twinkie is back. Hostess held a ceremony Monday to welcome back and reintroduce their beloved sweet.

Valor Games Midwest Kick Off in Chicago

Valor Games Midwest Kick Off in Chicago

The Valor Games is three days of competition in shot put, cycling, archery, rowing and power-lifting that encourages wounded, injured active-duty service members and veterans to push themselves to the limit, despite any post war challenges. LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Opinion: Aldermen Deserve Kudos for Admitting Mistakes

Opinion: Aldermen Deserve Kudos for Admitting Mistakes

To be a successful politician, you need certain qualities. The ability to raise money, for one.

United Airlines to Offer Uber Service on Mobile App

United Airlines to Offer Uber Service on Mobile App

Looks like United Airlines is hopping aboard the Uber bandwagon. The Chicago-based airline company announced Wednesday that it has teamed up with the ridesharing service by adding Uber to the United mobile app.

Notes From Ferguson: Reporter’s View of the Scene

Notes From Ferguson: Reporter’s View of the Scene

NBC 5 Reporter Phil Rogers traveled to Ferguson, Missouri. He’ll provide updates from the epicenter of protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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