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  • The interactive programs on this app, called Skill Champ, are designed for children with autism of all ages.
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  • Skill Champ app designed for children with autism
  • The interactive programs on this app, called Skill Champ, are designed for children with autism of all ages.
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  • Study: Cartoon eyes beckon kids
  • Cartoon characters may be beckoning your children to take them home- with their eyes.
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  • Chicago photojournalist captured Mandelas first moments of freedom
  • Photojournalist John White went to South Africa for a 'Free Mandela' rally, never dreaming he would have a front seat to history.
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  • World prepares to say goodbye to Nelson Mandela
  • South Africa commemorated Nelson Mandela with song, tears and prayers on Friday as the government prepared funeral ceremonies that will draw leaders and other dignitaries from around the globe.
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  • Ex-DCFS director reflects on fight to keep kids safe
  • Former DCFS director Richard Calica spoke exclusively with ABC7 about his life's work after revealing he has stage 4 cancer.
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  • Ex-DCFS director reflects on fight to keep kids safe
  • Former DCFS director Richard Calica spoke exclusively with ABC7 about his life's work after revealing he has stage 4 cancer.
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  • New Inside Edition book
  • For twenty-five years, Inside Edition, has brought us fascinating stories that make us laugh and cry. Now the top rated show has released a first-ever book that gives us a behind the scenes look.
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  • School Boycotts
  • Even as the first day of school for 400,000 CPS students appeared to go smoothly some parents are still protesting the closure of their neighborhood school.
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  • First day jitters for returning students
  • More suburban school districts are in their first day of the new school year on Wednesday.
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  • First day jitters for returning students
  • It's the first day of school in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove, and plenty of teenagers at Buffalo Grove High School dressed cool for today's hot weather.
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  • Last Komen 3-Day Walk in Chicago as event canceled
  • It's the signature event for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, but this year will be the last 3-Day Walk in Chicago.
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  • Usher Raymond V near-drowning leads to custody hearing
  • A judge has scheduled an emergency custody hearing requested by Usher's ex-wife after one of the pair's sons got stuck in a pool drain at the singer's Atlanta home.
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  • Millikin University stands behind professor who killed family as teen
  • A 45-year-old grisly triple murder case has been solved. but the identity of the alleged killer has stunned a downstate Illinois University.
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  • Millikin University stands behind professor who killed family as teen
  • James St. James, chair of the Millikin department of behavior sciences has been identified as the person who killed his father, mother and sister when he was a teenager.
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  • More moms waiting 39 weeks
  • Riding out a pregnancy until the due date - or at least 39 weeks - is a growing trend among women, and one some doctors not only recommend, but also insist on.
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  • Blair Brettschneider started the GirlForward group after seeing firsthand how girls often struggle.
  • Blair Brettschneider started the 'GirlForward' group after seeing firsthand how refugee girls often struggle when they arrive in America.
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  • Ed Kaihatsu, associate head coach of the Northwestern womens fencing team.
  • Ed Kaihatsu is the associate head coach of the women's fencing team at Northwestern University.
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  • Ed Kaihatsu, associate head coach of women's fencing at Northwestern University, teaches skill, speed, timing and balance.
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  • ABC7's Linda Yu spoke exclusively to former Chicago Mayor Daley and his daughter, Nora.
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  • The Green Bay Packers are urging fans to stand behind a cheerleader who was targeted on a Chicago Bears Facebook fan page.
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  • President Obama's re-election means daughters Sasha and Malia will be spending some very important teenage years in the White House.
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  • An AMBER Alert has been canceled after an 18-month-old girl taken along with her mother's car in Bensenville early Thursday was found safe.
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  • As the long process of mourning and recovery continues, there are nine non-human helpers in Newtown.
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  • Zina Haughton is heard recounting why she needed a protective order against her husband in a court hearing last Thursday.
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  • One local breast cancer survivor is making it her mission to provide support and awareness by sharing her passion for singing.
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  • Katie Couric's new show debuts right here on ABC 7 at 3 p.m Monday afternoon, and ABC7's Linda Yu went to New York to talk with Katie about her hopes for the show to find out how Chicago is making a contribution to the show.
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  • Reckless driving charges are expected after a van slammed into a home near Devon and Kolmar on the city's Northwest Side early Tuesday morning.
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  • What would you do if a complete stranger walked up and simply held your hand?
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  • He's the stadium voice of the White Sox and the Blackhawks. Meet Gene Honda, the man behind those golden pipes.
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  • A 31-year-old Indiana Catholic school teacher never dreamed her desire to add to her family might be against church teachings.
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  • For the third year in a row, seniors at Urban Prep Academy have repeated an accomplishment that some thought would be impossible. All of its graduating students have been accepted into four-year colleges or universities.
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  • For the first time since her death, former Chicago mayor Richard Daley spoke publicly about the loss of his wife Maggie.
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  • Members of the Guardian Angels handed out fliers Friday morning, warning residents to be alert following a stabbing and robbery at a flower shop in the Wicker Park and Bucktown communities.
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  • A Navy veteran came back to Chicago Monday to enlist in the U.S. military for the third time.
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  • The first winner of the Illinois Lottery $200 Million Cash Spectacular is Kenny Perry of Lake Villa.
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  • Classes started Wednesday in Illinois' second largest school district, but not without controversy.
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  • Each of the Seven Sisters of Loyola has given a kidney to someone, mostly to people they don't know, and changed not only those lives, but many others.
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  • It is apparent young people find there has been little progress to stop the violence.
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  • Each year at the holidays, our 11 am anchors like to share some of the gifts they love to give and receive. This week, we'll be showing you holiday favorites from Sylvia Perez, Linda Yu and Tracy Butler.
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  • After a year in Afghanistan, 180 members of the Illinois National Guard are finally back home in Chicago.
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  • A coalition of environmental groups accuses Midwest Generation of violating the Clean Air Act.
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  • Eric Zlatkin enlisted in the U.S. Army to protect his country and his family.
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  • A report has emerged indicating that some students were admitted to the University of Illinois unfairly.
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  • With the indictment on federal corruption charges, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is back in the national spotlight.
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  • Indiana's full complement of salt trucks was still out on the roadways Thursday evening trying to catch up after the morning's horrendous rush hour.
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  • Even as online dating loses its taboo, more singles are returning to a way to meet a mate the old-fashioned way.
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  • For the majority of families that did not take part in the boycott, the first day of school was important for a number of reasons. Chief among them was getting a good, solid start on the school year.
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  • Some say it's embracing diversity; others believe it's asking for trouble.
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  • There was a campus scare at a state university after a handwritten note, threatening a shooting, was discovered.
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