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Chicago home prices saw a new low

Chicago home prices saw a new low

Home prices in the Chicago area in the month of December saw a new low since the housing market hit the peak in September 2006, going down to levels not seen since March 2002, according to a widely observed housing index.

Kentuckians the Least Likely to Move a Muscle during their Free Time: Study

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday, has revealed that people belonging to the Southern areas of the country and in Appalachia are less likely to partake in a physical activity during their leisure time.

Lunch Sales Dropped By 5% in Chicago Public Schools

healthy lunch at the school

Chicago Public Schools is facing mixed kind of reactions from the school kids when it comes to healthy lunch at the school.

Recently, CPS had banned all kinds of nachos, Pop-Tarts and doughnuts replacing it by healthier options for breakfast and lunch.

Woman Gives Birth to Grandson in Chicago

Woman Gives Birth to Grandson in Chicago

One of the greatest examples of love is the adoration that a mother offers to her child. The same is the case for a 61-year old woman, Kristine Casey, who gave birth to her own grandson after it was found that her daughter could not bear a child as she was infertile.

Now Its Time For Regular Parking Procedure

Now Its Time For Regular Parking Procedure

As post-blizzard Chicago returns to normal condition, one unwelcome routine was announced on Saturday that the city plans to stop looking the other way if you park illegally.

More a mom works, heavier her kids will become

More a mom works

It has been suggested by a research that children belonging to working moms tend to become heavier and the situation gets worse with more time they spend working outside.

A Study Revealed Link between Breast Cancer Treatment and Hip Fracture

Breast Cancer

According to a new study, which was conducted by researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago, middle aged women who survived breast cancer are more prone to the risk of hip fractures.

Due to acquisition Chicago will not see Smurfit-Stone HQ any more

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp., that has Chicago-area roots which can be traced back to 1926, will move out of the city as a headquarters as the company is being purchased by RockTenn Co. in a three and a half billion dollars cash-and-stock deal.

Southern California does not have the nation's worst traffic congestion any more

Southern California

Orange counties and Los Angeles can no longer be termed as the kings of traffic congestion - at least they were not so in the year 2009.

City faces stiff opposition as it prepares the 2nd phase construction of O’Hare

O'Hare airport

The first phase of extension of O'Hare airport by Chicago has almost been done incurring a cost of 3.2 billion dollars but what proves tough is the beginning of the 2nd phase which is objected greatly by American and U. S. airlines citing that the cost incurred in expansion is a waste under current circumstances.

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