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Hot, Dry, Tapped Out: Drought Shrivels Fun, Too

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Police: Suspects Confess To Tulsa Shooting Spree

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'Ebony,' 'Jet' Parent Takes A Bold New Tack

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Deadly Tornadoes Strike Oklahoma, Other States

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Let's Meet: Chicago Police's New Approach To Gangs

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Home Foreclosures Continue Despite Delays

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Chicago Residents Disappointed With Gun Ruling

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Oil Spill Hurts Businesses In Post-Katrina Gulf

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Chicago's Catholics Speak Out On Abuse Scandal

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Report Urges More Job Help For Black Americans

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Thinking Of New Windows? Save Your Energy

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Chicago, Tokyo Lose Out As Olympic Sites

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Sen. Burris Denies Wrongdoing Over Senate Seat

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Drought Ravages California Farmlands

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Trump's Chicago Towers Spurs Criticism

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