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Powerball’s Second Biggest Jackpot Has a Winner

UPDATE: The winner has been identified! Mavis Wanczyk of Chicopee, Massachusetts has come forward to claim her $758.7 million prize! “Wanczyk, 53, a mother of two adult children, came to lottery headquarters in Braintree late Thursday morning to claim her prize … Continue reading »

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“True Blood’s” Lafayette–Nelsan Ellis–Has Died at 39

Nelsan Ellis sassed his way into our hearts as Lafayette Reynolds in “True Blood,” the critically acclaimed HBO vampire (among other things) saga. According to Variety, the 39-year-old actor died from complications due to heart failure. Octavia Spencer, who starred … Continue reading »

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Women Are ‘Unable’ To ‘Take Back’ Consent For Sex After It’s Given

It’s 2017 people: so why are women still being denied their rights? What one does with one’s body is a choice that should be personal and individual – and not a choice required by law.  According to a law in North … Continue reading »

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Funeral Held in Illinois for Sandra Bland

Sandra Bland, the woman who was found dead in her Texas jail cell, is honored and remembered by family and friends, on Saturday, July 25. The funeral, held in Lisle, Illinois, where Bland grew up, takes place just one day … Continue reading »

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Cheese, Wine, and Nachos: Chicago Taco Bell to Serve Alcohol

Taco Bell is about to become your favorite bar. Alex Boyle, a spokesman for Taco Bell, said that Chicago’s new Wicker Park Taco Bell will serve wine, beer, and alcoholic version of frozen drinks when it opens. The restaurant is … Continue reading »

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McDonald’s Workers Arrested At Protest Near Headquarters

Today more than 100 McDonalds employees were arrested after protesting for increased wages near the fast-food chain’s headquarters in Oak Brook Illinois. Workers demanded $15 an hour pay and the right to form a union. It all began at one pm local … Continue reading »

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Illinois Family Busted In $7 Million Cross-Country Shoplifting Spree

Talk about a crazy story! A mom, dad, and daughter from a posh Chicago suburb stole $7 million in merchandise over a period of ten years, according to a federal complaint that was released on Wednesday! They went to stores … Continue reading »

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Man Arrested in Meth Lab While Wearing Breaking Bad Shirt

I think we all miss Breaking Bad, but some people take things too far. An Illinois resident, Daniel Kowalski, was arrested for cooking meth while wearing a Los Pollos Hermanos t-shirt.  Fans of the show will recognize the logo from … Continue reading »

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