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Chicago police officer cooking up great food at '19 Paul'

The slogan says "Food So Good it Should Be a Crime." Kurrin Beamon from 19 Paul on Chicago's South Side joined Good Day to talk about the restauant and its fare.

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Neighborhood News: Bridgeport salvage company, O'Hare plane pull, 'The Wiz'

Shamus Toomey from DNAInfo Chicago talks about some neighborhood news including a salvage company that is making some big changes in Bridgeport, people pulling a plane and a classic movie hitting the screen in Chicago.

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Bears' 'Peanut' Tillman hosting 'Celebrity Waiter Night'

Celebrities answering to your every need – that's the idea behind “Celebrity Waiter Night” hosted by Chicago Bears very own Charles "Peanut" Tillman.

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Warning signs of bullying parents should look out for

Bullying is a topic that comes up every single school year. Dr. Eleazar Cruz Eusebio joined Good Day to talk about the different types of bullying and some warning signs parents should look out for.

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Back to school products to ease parents minds

Tuesday is the first day of school for many kids across Chicago and with every new school year, students and parents need new gear to help get them ready. The Women Inventorz Network has some products invented by women for kids.

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Fun things to do before summer's last gasp

School is back in session and the summer vibe is dying down but for Chicago, the party is just getting started. There's still plenty to do in our city throughout September – here's a look at just a few options.

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School is back in session and the summer vibe is dying down but for Chicago, the party is just getting started. There's still plenty to do in our city throughout September – here's a look at just a few options. More>>

New rules mean healthy lunches for CPS students

Tuesday is the first day of school for Chicago Public School kids and that means they will probably eat a school lunch. But it's going to be bit more healthier this time around.

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VIDEO: Canadian man saves drone from watery crash

We often show you cool videos, taken by drones, flying places where people simply can't go. But what happens when something goes wrong and those expensive drones end up in trouble?

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Labor Day grilling tips from Real Urban Barbeque

The chefs of Real Urban Barbeque offer some grilling tips so you don't miss a beat this Labor Day!
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Labor Day grilling with Real Urban Barbeque

The amazing chefs at Real Urban Barbeque showed us some great dishes that are sure to be a hit at your Labor Day get together.
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Fall fashion trends: Farissa Knox

Farissa Knox, the founder of What R U Wearing, joined us on GDC to talk about this fall's hottest fashion trends!
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Products to keep your pet safe: Charlotte Reed

Pet trendologist Charlotte Reed talks about some products to use to keep your pet safe and healthy.
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Phillip Jackson talks Black Star project

Phillip Jackson from the Black Star project talk about back to school safety.
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The right time to have the 'money talk' with parents

Financial expert Nicole Middendorf talks about how to bring up the money talk with your aging parents.
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Jake's Takes: Brooks Paperback Trading Co.

A local mom and pop book store is not losing business during the digital age thanks to a personal touch.
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Labor Day car buying: Marty Nevel

If you are thinking of hitting the car lot this Labor Day holiday, financial expert Marty Nevel breaks down some things you need to know before you make that big purchase.
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Study compares salaries of union and private sector workers: Paul Kersey

The Illinois Policy Institute took a deeper look inside the American workforce - specifically, the differences in salaries and perks between state and union employees. Paul Kersey from the Illinois Policy Society talks about the findings.
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Chicagoans head out early to celebrate Labor Day

FOX 32's Joanie Lum took a trip to 35th Street Beach on the South Side Monday to see how Chicagoans are celebrating the Labor Day holiday.
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FOX Furry Friend of the Week: Cat Ezra

FOX 32 News has teamed up with no-kill shelter PAWS Chicago to bring you an adoptable pet each week. This week, we're featuring an adorable cat named Ezra!

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Bishop Trotter shows support for Oberweis in U.S. Senate race

Another prominent Chicago figure has joined the crusade to elect Illinois' "dairy king" to the U.S. Senate.


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SYTYCD Top 16 perform small group routines: Marcie Mangan

FOX 32's Marcie Mangan recaps Wednesday night's episode of So You Think You Can Dance, the first time the Top 16 performed a small group routine.
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Pie Lady, Mary Pint, is back with more delicious pies!

Mary Pint, The Pie Lady from Bakers Square, is back with more of her delicious pies!

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Self-defense tips for women: Avital Zeisler

Most college students are heading back to school so it's time to focus on safety -- especially for women. Self-defense expert, Avital Zeisler has tips on how to protect yourself.

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Singer Dinah Washington receives honorary street sign

She's the queen of the blues and today, legendary vocalist Dinah Washington receives an honorary street sign. Dinah's sister, Clarissa Smith, and Chicago gospel artist Sasha Daltonn joined Good Day to talk about it.

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Chicago fantasy football league prepares for memorable draft Video included

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This weekend, people around the world will be gathering together to draft their fantasy football teams. But for one local fantasy league, this draft will be a little different. More>>

What's Brewing: African Fest, Remix Chicago, and North Coast Music Fest

Chicago's wing man Ernest Wilkins from Red Eye joins Good Day Chicago to talk about what's on tap for Labor Day weekend including African Fest, Remix Chicago, and the North Coast Music Festival!

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'Ghostbusters' Ernie Hudson talks about blockbuster's impact

A “Ghostbuster” in the flesh, Ernie Hudson, joined Good Day Chicago on Friday to talk about the blockbuster movie, which is hitting theaters for an exclusive run this week!

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How young is too young to shoot a gun?

Andre Queen of Fidelity Investigative Training Academy joined Good Day to discuss the tragic shooting of a gun instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was learning how to use an automatic weapon.

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KC and the Sunshine Band perform ‘Please Don't Go'

It's the music that just makes you want to get up and dance! KC and the Sunshine Band is known for hits like “Get Down Tonight” and “That's the Way I Like It!” The man himself joined Good Day to sing “Please Don't Go!”

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Dennis Luxion and Michael Raynor Quartet to perform in Jazz Fest

The 36th annual Chicago jazz fest is this weekend and the Dennis Luxion and Michael Raynor Quartet are one of the bands set to perform.
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Cooking with Corey: Johnny O's

In this week's Cooking with Corey segment, we head to the Bridgeport neighborhood to check out a little eatery they call "Johnny O's." It may not look like much from the outside, but foodies all over America love it!
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Bears party and tailgate food ideas: Debi Lilly

Celebrity party planner Debi Lilly shows us some great Bears tailgate party food options that are sure to wow your guests!
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Labor Day grilling: Judson Todd Allen

Chef Judson Todd Allen shows us some great, unique dishes you can make this holiday weekend!
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Overnight skincare: Julius Few

Your mom always told you growing that you have to get your bauty sleep! But there are a few steps you can take while you are sleeping that can maximize how beautifying your sleep can be - dermatologist Julius Few explains.
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Operation Care Package: Trisha Ruzzini

Operation Care Package is a group of volunteers who send packages to those serving in the US Military. Trisha Ruzzini joined us LIVE from Joliet to talk more about the effort.
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84-year-old pizza slinger becomes local legend

84-year-old Peggy Gelsomino is a life-long Chicago legend of sorts for her pizza making skills at Gino's North in Edgewater.
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Final four dancers dance for life on SYTYCD: Marcie Mangan

FOX 32's Marcie Mangan recaps Wednesday night's dancing finale of "So You Think You Can Dance."
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Public transportation options for students: Leanne Redden

With school starting, you may be wondering what the easiest way for your child to use the CTA to get to school. Leanne Redden explains more about the public transportation system.
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PTSD in Chicago neighborhoods: Dr. Faran Bokhari

Dr. Faran Bokhari, chairman of the Cook County Trauma and Burn Unit at Stroger Hospital, talks about how more Chicago violence victims are showing signs of PTSD.
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Protecting yourself from identity theft: Lisa Madigan

Attorney General Lisa Madigan has alerted Illinois businesses and residents about a disclosure by the Department of Homeland Security indicating that over 1,000 businesses were hit by hackers in the same type of data breaches reported by Target.
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Players introduced at Millennium Park JRW rally

The Jackie Robinson West baseball team was formally introduced at the rally in Millennium Park Wednesday morning.
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JRW head coach Darold Butler thanks Chicago for support

Jackie Robinson West's head coach Darold Butler thanked Chicago for the support throughout the LLWS.
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Chance the Rapper cheers on JRW

Chance the Rapper made an appearance at Wednesday's Jackie Robinson West Rally to cheer on the team!
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Theo Epstein speaks at JRW rally in Millennium Park

The Chicago Cubs vice president Theo Epstein thanks Jackie Robinson West for the excitement their LLWS run brought Chicago.
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Kenny Williams gives moving speech at JRW rally

Kenny Williams gives a moving speech about the impact Jackie Robinson West has on the city of Chicago.
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Hawk Harrelson welcomes Chicago to JRW rally

Ken "Hawk" Harrelson welcomes the people of Chicago to the Jackie Robinson West parade and rally.
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Mount Carmel baseball team shows support for JRW

Mount Carmel's baseball team headed out to the Jackie Robinson West parade Wednesday morning to show their support for the team!
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JRW team bus arrives at US Cellular Field

The Jackie Robinson West Parade bus arrived at US Cellular Field Wednesday - where the players got to compare their trophy with the White Sox World Series trophy.
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JRW alum Antoine Walker joins GDC anchors along parade route

Chicago sports great Antoine Walker talks with Corey McPherrin and Darlene Hill about the JRW LLWS run.
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Meet the boys of Jackie Robinson West

Click play above to meet the young men of Jackie Robinson West!
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Keronn Walker talks about JRW LLWS run

Keronn Walker, the founder of the B.I.G. Baseball Academy in Bronzeville, actually taught some of the JRW players to play baseball.
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Is your child's teacher adequately prepared: Charisse Beach

Author and educator Charisse Beach says that teachers feel inadequately prepared and unsupported as they try to educate today's student. Beach explains why.
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What Do You Play For campaign: Jasmine Padilla

A local girl from Little Village, Jasmine Padilla, got to play with Manchester United as part of the "What Do You Play For?" campaign.
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The future looks bright for JRW players: Leon Rogers

Leon Rogers of WGCI's Morning Riot talks about how the jrw team captivated the city and what their run in the LLWS means for their futures.
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Kenny Williams: Why Chicago is riveted by JRW

Kenny Williams, the executive vice president of the Chicago White Sox, talks about what the Jackie Robinson West Little League Series run means for the city and Chicago sports.
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Quick and healthy after school snack options: Le Colonial

Chef David Lam and operating partner Joe King of Le Colonial show us a new spin on the after school snack!
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Ice Bucket Challenge financial concerns: John Amatulli

The Ice Bucket Challenge has swept not only the nation, but the world. It has raised more than $80 million in donations to the ALS foundation. But what should those who decide to donate keep in mind when tax time rolls around.
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US Cellular Field prepares for arrival of JRW

US Cellular is one of the stops along the Jackie Robinson West parade route. Lisa Chavarria previews what can be expected in that area!
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Fans gather at Jackie Robinson Park to cheer on US champs

Thousands of people are expected to turn out for a rally and parade to honor the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars team, the U.S. Little League champs.

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Fans prepare to cheer on JRW at parade

Chicago planned a parade to show Jackie Robinson West how much they are appreciated! Joanie Lum reports live from Jackie Robinson Park.
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Jackie Robinson West parade kicks off Wednesday morning

Millennium Park is ready to welcome the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars team, the U.S. Little League champs.

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Jackie Robinson West parade just hours away

Millennium Park is ready to welcome the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars team, the U.S. Little League champs.

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Wednesday morning sunrise

Wednesday morning brought a beautiful sunrise over the city!
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Best fashion at the 2014 Emmy's

Fashion experts Amy Tara Koch and Ryan Beshel break down the best looks from the 2014 Emmys.
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DNAinfo Untold Stories: Generous lotto winner, no love locks in Chicago, pizza slinger

Shamus Toomey with DNAinfo Chicago brings us this week's neighborhood news - including a lottery winner who shared their winnings with the homeless, an 87 year old pizza slinger, and love locks in Chicago.
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Global FoodBanking Network working to Stomp Out Hunger

There are nearly 2 million people in Illinois who go to bed hungry, and 700,000 of those people are children. The Global FoodBanking Network is working to stomp out hunger. Jeff Klein of GFN gives a little insight in the issue.
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Women's Equality Day: Shermin Kruse

Lawyer, author and Iranian immigrant Shermin Kruse talks about Women's Equality Day - a day that calls attention to women's continuing efforts toward equal rights.
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Worst fashion at the 2014 Emmy's

Fashion experts Amy Tara Koch and Ryan Beshel break down their least favorite looks from the 2014 Emmy Awards.
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Scott Hibbard of DePaul: What is ISIS?

ISIS - or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria- has become the new face of international terrorism across the western world. Tuesday morning, President Obama authorized surveillance flights of ISIS over Syria. Scott Hibbard of DePaul University explains what ISIS is and how they operate.
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Jackie Robinson West T-Shirts selling well

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All Stars are not only good at baseball, but also in the T-shirt market.

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Jackie Robinson West's Darold Butler talks about LLWS experience

Jackie Robinson West's head coach Darold Butler joined us LIVE on Good Day Chicago to talk about what it was like to coach the young men who are now the US champs!
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Melody Mendez gets some exercise in during Good Day Chicago

Melody Mendez was a little inspired to get some exercise in while talking about fit bands on Good Day Chicago. Watch the clip to see!
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Back to school fashion for less for every age

Beauty and lifestyle expert Graham Kostic from Macy's shows us some great back to school looks for any age.
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Taylor Townsend prepares to take on Serena Williams

The US Open starts Monday and Chicago's own Taylor Townsend will take the court Tuesday night against Serena Williams. Monday morning, Taylor's coach Kamau Murray spoke with FOX 32 News about the upcoming match.
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Back to school backpack safety tips: Jen King

Athletico physical therapist Jen King offers some tips on how to make sure your children don't hurt themselves carrying around heavy backpacks this school year.
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Changing the face of beauty: Katie Arends Driscoll

Katie Arends Driscoll from Palos Park is working to help cast children and adults with intellectual disabilities in advertisements.
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When to see your doctor and when to go to the urgent clinic

Dr. Marlon Everett explains when you should take a trip to see your doctor and when you should head to the urgent care clinic.
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Jackie Robinson West's positive impact in Chicago: Kevin Coe

Kevin Coe, the Chicago White Sox manager of youth baseball explains the positive impact Jackie Robinson West have on Chicago after their epic Little League World Series run.
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Sensors in football helmets aim to prevent concussions

Times have changed. On football fields around the state, schools are learning to be proactive instead of reactive.

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Obama congratulates JRW on LLWS run; homecoming parade planned

The city of Chicago is planning a homecoming parade for the Jackie Robinson West All Stars team this week.

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FOX Furry Friends of the Week: Huskies Hannah and Harlie

FOX 32 News has teamed up with no-kill shelter PAWS Chicago to bring you an adoptable pet each week. This week, we're featuring two Huskies names Hannah and Harlie.

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Obama congratulates JRW on LLWS run; homecoming parade planned

The city of Chicago is planning a homecoming parade for the Jackie Robinson West All Stars team this week.

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Parade planned for Jackie Robinson West

The city of Chicago is planning a homecoming parade for the Jackie Robinson West All Stars team this week.

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Anti-Cruelty Society waiving adoption fees Friday and Saturday

The Anti-Cruelty Society has been taking part in a challenge to save thousands of animals in need of a home. Dr. Robyn Barbiers and a few of her furry friends joined us on GDC to talk more about the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray 100K Challenge. Click here to vote for the ACS as your favorite shelter!
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Lohanthony, Tyler Ward talk YouTube music career

YouTube stars Lohanthony and Tyler Ward have millions of subscribers and fans from around the country. The pair will join dozens of other stars at Comic Con this weekend in Rosemont!
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Back to school DIY: Michelle Park

Blogger Michelle Park joined us on Good Day Chicago with some great back to school DIY ideas!
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Taylor Townsend to take the court at US Open

The US Open starts Monday and Chicago tennis star Taylor Townsend will be taking the court! Osiris Carroll and Rozell Hodges talk about the training process and Taylor's match ups.
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Jackie Robinson West's Coach Butler talks about LLWS

FOX 32's Darlene Hill spoke with Jackie Robinson West's head coach ahead of the US finals game Saturday afternoon.
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Actor David Boreanaz in town for Comic Con

You may know him as special agent Seeley Booth from the hit FOX show "Bones." But this weekend, David Boreanaz is in town for Comic Con.
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What's Brewing: Shop Wells, Stay Smooth Yacht Rock, Mag Mile shopping fest

The Red Eye's Ernest Wilkins brings us "What's Brewing" this weekend - including Shop Wells, the Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival, the Stay Smooth Yacht Rock Dance Party.
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A Magnificent Taste Out: Sam Talbot

A Magnificent Taste Out is taking place on Pioneer Court this weekend and celebrates food! Sam Talbot won season two of Top Chef and will be one of the chefs featured at the event.

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Comic Con taking over Rosemont this weekend: Lou Ferrigno

Some powerful super stars will be attending Chicago's Comic Con this weekend. Jake Hamilton had the chance to speak with Joe Ferrigno, who is also known at the Incredible Hulk!
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Jackie Robinson West headed to US finals game

Joshua Houston had a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning, and Chicago held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 on Thursday night in a matchup of inner-city teams at the Little League World Series.

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Jackie Robinson stays alive in LLWS

Darlene Hill reports LIVE from Williamsport, Penn. a day after Jackie Robinson defeated Pennsylvania in the Little Leage World Series.
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With no Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

Joshua Houston had a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning, and Chicago held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 on Thursday night in a matchup of inner-city teams at the Little League World Series.

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'When You Cry I Cry' sheds light on Chicago violence

The new play at the Harold Cultural Center "When You Cry, I Cry" sheds some light on Chicago's violence program. Some of the performers joined us on Good Day Chicago to talk more about the performance.
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Green Power Ranger to attend Chicago Comic Con

Jason David Frank is throwing on the Green Power Ranger costume once again for Chicago's Comic Con! Frank joined us live on Good Day Chicago to talk more about the Power Rangers and Comic Con on Good Day Chicago.
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World Arm Wrestling League tournament this weekend

FOX 32's Corey McPherrin had a chance to battle some of the guys taking part in the National Arm Wrestling League Championship on Saturday.
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Red Carpet ready for less: Jaymes Duke Ballard

Luxury for Less expert Jaymes Duke Ballard talks about how you can get a ready carpet ready look for less!
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'24' star Mary Lynn Rajskub at Zanies this weekend

Mary Lynn Rajskub from "24" is in Chicago to visit Zanies this weekend for a comedy show.
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Jackie Robinson West to take on Pennsylvania in LLWS

FOX 32's Darlene Hill traveled to Williamsport, Penn. to cover Jackie Robinson West in the Little League World Series. While she was down there, Darlene had the chance to talk to the team's head coach about the experience.
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Cooking with Corey: Mario's Lemonade Stand

In this week's Cooking with Corey segment, we head over to Taylor Street and check out Mario's Lemonade Stand!
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SYTYCD gets down to the final four dancers: Marcie Mangan

FOX 32's Marcie Mangan explains who was eliminated on So You Think You Can Dance and who made into the top 4!
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Nutrients your body craves after summer: Dr. Felicia Stoller

Summer is starting to wind down, and you may have noticed that you packed on a few pounds with the events every weekend. Registered dietician Dr. Felicia Stoller talks about a few ways you can get yourself back on track with fall.
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Family of local man suffering from ALS reacts to Ice Bucket Challenge

Kris Launer, the wife of a man suffering from ALS, reacts to the social media craze "The Ice Bucket Challenge."
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Jackie Robinson West watch party planned for Thursday

The city of Chicago plans to host another watch party for fans of Jackie Robinson West, the team playing in the Little League World Series.

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Meet the fearless man behind viral Hancock footage

For some, it's more than 1,500 feet of nightmares - but for Danny Drozd, it's another day at the office.

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Somewhere You Should Go: 31st Street Harbor

In this week's Somewhere You Should Go segment, we head over to the South Side and the 31st Street Harbor, a state of the art harbor that features an eco-friendly design unrivaled in the industry.
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Chicago fashion Fest 2014

Catherine Crews of Canine Crews and Michelle O'Hallaren of Sophisticated Pup talk more about the chicago Fashion Fest and doggie fashion.
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4th annual Valor Games Midwest kicks off Wednesday

The fourth annual Valor Games Midwest is the only competition of its kind in the Midwest. The event starts Wednesday with an opening ceremony at Soldier Field. Heath Calhoun explains more about what the games are.
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Bill Zwecker preview the latest book turned movie "If I Stay"

FOX 32 entertainment reporter Bill Zwecker had the chance to preview the new movie "If I Stay" and talk to the star of the film, Chloe Grace Moretz.
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Seth Gruen talks about covering Jackie Robinson West in LLWS

Chicago Sun Times reporter Seth Gruen has been covering the Jackie Robinson West on their journey through the Little League World Series. Gruen talks more about what the atmosphere is in Williamsport, Penn. and how the players are reacting to the success.
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Uber fights HB 4075: Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor, the general manager of Uber in Illinois, talks about the importance of a bill going before Governor Quinn that would restrict driver incomes and limit safe rides in the city.
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Leon Finney: What needs to be done to stop the violence in Ferguson?

Leon Finney talks about the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and what needs to be done to prevent further violence.
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