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  • Almost one year ago, two significant organizations serving people with disabilities merged.
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disability issues, karen meyer
  • Aida Frey knew she wanted to be a park ranger ever since her first visit to a national park.
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resources
  • Naperville YMCA gears up for Healthy Kids Day
  • In Naperville, the YMCA is gearing up for "Healthy Kids Day," a national initiative to improve families' health and well-being.
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news
  • In Naperville, the YMCA is gearing up for "Healthy Kids Day," a national initiative to improve families' health and well-being.
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local
  • The Geneva Fire Department says one person drowned in the Fox River after their kayak flipped.
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local
  • ABC7 First Alert Weather Forecast
  • Mostly sunny and warm on Easter Sunday.
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7-day forecast
  • ABC7 First Alert Weather Forecast
  • Watch Phil Schwarz's latest 7-day weather forecast.
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weather
  • Bad Wolf Coffee offers French caneles
  • Most of the regulars at Bad Wolf Coffee in Roscoe Village know to come for the fine espresso and the even-better caneles.
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entertainment
  • Most of the regulars at Bad Wolf Coffee in Roscoe Village know to come for the fine espresso and the even-better caneles.
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restaurants, steve dolinsky
  • Suburban woman awarded $14M verdict in Yasmin case
  • A suburban Chicago woman who suffered a debilitating stroke just days after starting to take the birth control medication Yasmin won a $14 million verdict.
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chicago news
  • Baby boy found dead in Logan Square gangway
  • The newborn boy was found wrapped inside a plastic bag in the gangway of a Logan Square building in the 2700-block of North Hamlin.
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chicago news
  • Suburban woman wins $14M verdict in Yasmin case
  • A suburban Chicago woman who suffered a debilitating stroke just days after starting to take the birth control medication Yasmin won a $14 million verdict.
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news
  • Baby boy found dead in Logan Square gangway
  • The newborn boy was found wrapped inside a plastic bag in the gangway of a Logan Square building in the 2700-block of North Hamlin.
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news
  • Cardinal Francis George presided over an Easter vigil mass Saturday night.
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chicago news
  • Justin Bieber mug shot
  • The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.
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entertainment
  • Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith "to the ends of the Earth" as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica.
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national/world
  • Earth Day is on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, and what better way to get the whole family into the spirit than with fun activities, including food?
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recipes
  • Poopertrator billboard
  • A person of interest is in custody after an all-out search for the man who pooped on park slides in Michigan
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national/world
  • Yosemite National Park in California is seen.
  • The U.S. National Park Service is offering free admission to all of its parks. That includes all 25 in California.
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travel, national/world
  • Jeremiah Oliver's body was found apparently cast off the side of I-190 in Massachusetts. The missing boy was last seen by his family in September.
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national/world
  • A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians.
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national/world
  • Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.
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entertainment
  • In this file photo, a General Motors Co. logo is shown during a news conference in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
  • General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.
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recalls
  • Isaiah Williams, 18. Last seen leaving the 9900-block of South Malta on April 18, 2014, driving a dark red 2004 Chevy Malibu with license plate V554290.
  • Police have issued alerts for several people missing from the Chicago area.
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local
  • Divers have recovered 10 more bodies from inside the ferry that sank off South Korea. The confirmed death toll is now 46.
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national/world
  • Crews moved the old Ashland bridge to its new location on Western Avenue on Saturday morning, causing street closures on Western between St. Paul and Moffat until installation is complete.
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chicago news, diane pathieu
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  • Chicago Blackhawks Marian Hossa (81), of Sweden, and St. Louis Blues Jay Bouwmeester (19) reach for a loose puck during the first period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series
  • St. Louis rallied after Chicago defenseman Brent Seabrook received a five-minute major and game misconduct penalty for a vicious elbow to the head on Blues captain David Backes.
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sports
  • No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and her flat-screen TV.
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strange