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A little-known campaign committee controlled by west-suburban Congressman Peter Roskam has spent thousands of dollars on gifts; tens of thousands of dollars on ski trips and other travel, and hundreds of thousands of dollars on mysterious consulting contracts – all with minimal disclosure to the public, and all perfectly legal, NBC5 Investigates has found. The committee — called Republican Operation to Secure and Keep a Majority, or ROSKAM PAC — is one of several so-called “Leadership PACs” controlled by various members of Illinois’ U.S.
University of Chicago Medical Center Chef Graham Elliot underwent a sleeve gastrectomy in July after his weight peaked near 400 pounds. The procedure, performed by Dr.
Jury Finds Kevin Trudeau Guilty of Contempt A jury found TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt of court Tuesday for willfully violating a court order by misrepresenting his book in a series of infomercials. Pitch Man Kevin Trudeau Faces Judge Even Kevin Trudeau himself thought Friday was the day he’d be hauled off to jail.
For many Chicago families, vacation dreams often involve, at best, a trip to the Wisconsin Dells or the Indiana Dunes. A stay at the Beverly Hills Hotel or the Wynn in Las Vegas would be far outside the family budget.
AP Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio speaks during a tribute to South African leader Nelson Mandela at the National Action Network headquarters, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
TV Pitchman Trudeau in Custody — Again A television pitchman accused of misleading viewers about his weight-loss books during late-night infomercials was taken into custody Tuesday morning for failing to pay a $37 million civil judgment. Phil Rogers reports.
Sunday might be the biggest sports day of the year, but it’s also one of the biggest eating days of the year too. And if Thanksgiving Day is an indicator, races on eating days are largely becoming very popular.
Every January first, year in, year out, it’s the same story. You decide on a resolution to start the new year fresh, and by March, you’re back to your old ways.
Twenty-four-year-old Harold Smith leaves home to work out, a progression of the classes he’s been taking online. Obese Man Makes Rare Trip Out of Home Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/news/health/Obese-Man-Makes-Rare-Trip-Out-of-Home/235149351 Copy Close Embed this video Replay Twenty-four-year-old Harold Smith says since college, he’s only left his house once or twice a year because he’s overweight, topping the scales at more than 500 pounds.
Thanksgiving travel is likely going to be hampered, especially just to the east of the Chicago area, as a big storm moves across the country. More Photos and Videos As several families begin to prepare holiday spreads, one Chicago area food pantry is bracing for a families that need help with their Thanksgiving meals this year.