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Joliet Mom Turns to Social Media After Teen Injured

Joliet Mom Turns to Social Media After Teen Injured

10/16/2014: A Joliet mother has taken to social media in hopes of finding someone who knows something about the motorist who she believes hit her 13-year-old son while he was skateboarding. Lauren Jiggetts reports.

Illinois General Election Guide 2014

Illinois General Election Guide 2014

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Emanuel Brings Microsoft Ignite Conference to Chicago

Emanuel Brings Microsoft Ignite Conference to Chicago

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox 10/16/14: Charlie Wojciechowski reports from the 1871 tech incubator where Rahm Emanuel made a big announcement. Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 • Updated at 5:32 PM CDT Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel continues to rack up tourism successes for the city.  On Thursday, Emanuel announced that Microsoft would bring its “Ignite” conference would head to Chicago during the week of May 4-8, 2015.  Ignite plays as something of a meta conference for Microsoft, who will combine a series of smaller conferences  – TechEd, Microsoft Management Summit, The Exchange, SharePoint, Lync and Project — into one.  The conference, which will take place at the McCormick Place Convention Center, is expected to draw upward of 20,000 tech entrepreneurs, engineers and investors.  It could be worth up to $47 million in revenue for the city. 

Apple Updates Mac mini

Apple Updates Mac mini

CUPERTINO, California—October 16, 2014—Apple® today updated Mac® mini with the latest technologies and a new lower starting price, making Apple’s most affordable Mac an even better value. Mac mini now features fourth generation Intel Core processors, integrated graphics that are up to 90 percent faster,* 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Thunderbolt 2 and is still the world’s most energy efficient desktop.** “People love Mac mini.

Rauner Recruits Black Supporters for Video Testimonials

Rauner Recruits Black Supporters for Video Testimonials

As race becomes a defining theme of 2014′s hyper-competitive Illinois governor showdown, Republican Bruce Rauner—angling to dethrone Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn—has recruited African-American allies to film video testimonials endorsing him. The GOP hopeful has attracted an unexpected wave of support from several leaders within Chicago’s large and electorally powerful African-American community on the South and West sides.

Cubs Prospects Russell, Vogelbach Struggling in Arizona Fall League

Cubs Prospects Russell, Vogelbach Struggling in Arizona Fall League

Cubs prospect Addison Russell (shown here before his acquisition from the A’s) has struggled at the plate but has fielded well so far in Arizona Fall League play. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) The Chicago Cubs are a team with a slew of young prospects and plenty of optimism heading toward the future, but in the first few games of Arizona Fall League play, things are starting out rough for some of the team’s brightest stars.

Dogs Dressed Up for Halloween

Dogs Dressed Up for Halloween

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2 Officers Shot in McHenry County Standoff

2 Officers Shot in McHenry County Standoff

10/16/14: Two officers were shot in suburban Holiday Hills early Thursday during a standoff. Michelle Relerford reports.

O’Hare Airport Begins Ebola Screenings Thursday

O’Hare Airport Begins Ebola Screenings Thursday

10/15/2014: People at O’hare Airport voice concerns about Ebola as new screening procedures are set to begin. DIck Johnson reports.

Dow Drops 460 points, Rebounds

Dow Drops 460 points, Rebounds

unable to retrieve full-text content What caused the stock market to take a big slide today. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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