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  • Each week, we list some events you can attend over the weekend.
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  • Tom Hanks seen in this undated photo.
  • From the humble beginnings of a couch, International Tom Hanks Day has grown to just that... international!
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  • Each week, we list some events you can attend over the weekend.
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  • The recent sexting investigation at Barrington Middle School has prompted parents to have the talk with their kids about using good judgment in their texts and on social media.
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  • tax form mail
  • It's tax time once again and preparation is the key to filing taxes successfully
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  • Chicago's own Aja Evans brought home a bronze medal in women's bobsledding in this year's Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games.
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  • CHIditarod
  • CHIditarod is a fun shopping cart race that does good.
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  • Oscar Party Tips
  • Throw an Oscar party with these fun ideas.
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  • Lets Dish: BBQ Sauce
  • Chris Koetke, host of the Live Well Network show Let's Dish, has a recipe for a Guinness BBQ Sauce.
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  • Oscar celebrity gift bag features Chicago-area treats
  • It's a big night for Hollywood this Sunday, but it's also a chance for some local companies to shine.
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  • Chicago Dance Marathon
  • On Saturday, March 8, 2014, you can meet a real-life rock star, dance your feet off, and help kids who are sick and in the hospital.
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  • ABC show Extreme Weight Loss holds casting call in Chicago
  • For four seasons now, the hit ABC show Extreme Weight Loss has helped people get healthier. Host Chris Powell supports participants for 365 days on their journey to lose weight.
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  • Women of Concern Luncheon
  • On Friday, February 28, 2014, the humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide U.S. will honor several women who are making a difference.
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  • Vosges Haut-Chocolat
  • Chicago's chocolate history just got a little sweeter.
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  • Vosges Haut-Chocolat
  • Chicago's chocolate history just got a little sweeter.
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  • Metra: Behind the scenes
  • Roz goes behind the scenes with a look at some of the biggest challenges facing Metra.
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  • Tracy introduces us to some local storm chasers whose work is potentially life-saving.
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  • Seven blocks on State Street were closed to vehicular traffic for yoga, dance classes, and a skate park Saturday.
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  • Single on Valentines Day?
  • Valentine's Day can be hard for singles, but you don't have to spend it alone. Whether you're looking for a date or just fun company, you have options beyond singles events or online dating to meet people in person.
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  • Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald of the Loyola University Health System specializes in pain and talks about the pros and cons of wearing shapewear.
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  • On Cloud Nine/ Horizons For Youth
  • On Saturday, February 1, 2014, you're invited to the 14th Annual "On Cloud Nine" gala, which benefits the local organization "Horizons For Youth."
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  • Paying Off Holiday Debts
  • The holidays are long gone, and now it's time to pay those credit card bills.
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  • Free Apps to Keep Your New Years Resolution
  • Brad Spirrison, managing editor of Appolicious Inc., visits Eyewitness News with some helpful tips.
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  • Chicago Boat, Sports and RV Show
  • The cold weather might have you dreaming of summer fun. Through Monday, January 20, 2014, the Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports and RV Show is helping you visualize that dream a bit better.
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  • Balancing College, Work, Social Life
  • Whether it's back to school after the winter break or starting college for the first time, getting into the groove of things can be tough for students.
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  • Free Fitness Week
  • We're a few days into the new year, so how are those resolutions going? If one of yours is to get in shape, how about this: working out at gyms for free!
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  • Chicago Diner publishes vegetarian recipe book
  • If your New Year's resolution includes cutting down on meat, it doesn't mean you have to miss out on favorites like burgers. The Chicago Diner has been serving up vegetarian dishes for 30 years and even earned a Michelin recommendation.
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  • Arm Wrestling Tournament
  • Arm wrestling is one of the world's oldest sports, and it provides fast-paced action that's intense to watch.
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  • Swapadventure
  • On Saturday, December 21, 2013, kids and parents are invited to donate toys and other items to help children in need have a jolly holiday season.
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  • Its A Wonderful Life: Karolyn  Zu Zu Grimes
  • The holiday season wouldn't be complete without the movie, "It's A Wonderful Life."
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  • Tinley Park man competing on The Great Christmas Light Fight
  • Dominic Kowalczyk is only 28, but has been decorating for 20 years and winning awards for his displays since 1996.
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  • Seasonal Craft Beers
  • 'Tis the season for holiday parties - a time to enjoy good food and drink and show off your knowledge about things others might wish they knew, but don't.
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  • As we celebrate the holiday season, we should not forget the men and women in the US Armed Forces overseas.
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  • 1985 Chicago Bears Book
  • The Chicago Bears will officially retire former coach Mike Ditka's number at the game on Monday, December 9.
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  • Oswego Christmas Walk/Jingle Bell Jog
  • The Village of Oswego is hosting its annual Christmas Walk Celebration this weekend.
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  • UL Holiday Safety Tips
  • The holidays are fun, but they can be dangerous, too. Putting up a tree, decorating your home, and shopping for gifts all pose risks, if you're not careful.
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  • Navy SEAL lieutenant Jason Redman
  • ABC 7 is always connecting you with people who are making a difference in our community.
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  • Movember raises money for prostate cancer awareness
  • November is also known these days as "Movember." Maybe a guy you know is taking part, growing out their facial hair to raise awareness, and maybe some money, for prostate cancer awareness.
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  • The ninth annual Randolph Street Indoor/ Outdoor Antiques Market summer season has started, and that means you can shop for anything from vintage clothes to jewelry, furniture and more.
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  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on demand.
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  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on demand.
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  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on demand.
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  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on demand.
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  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on demand.
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  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on demand.
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  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on demand.
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  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on demand.
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community
  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on demand.
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community
  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on-demand.
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community
  • Bud Billiken Parade 2013
  • ABC7 broadcasts the 84th annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, August 10. Watch on-demand.
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community