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Great Lakes Flight 5925
National Transportation Safety Board

Deadly Plane Collision at Baldwin Field Occurred 20 Years Ago

November 19 marks the 20th anniversary of the deadly collision of two aircraft at Baldwin Field in Quincy which led to the deaths of 14 people.  United Express Flight 5925 with twelve passengers on board collided with a King Air aircraft with two people on board.

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Should Chicago and Illinois Become Two States? [POLL]

Yesterday, I talked about one of the post-election inevitabilities in people declaring their intention to leave the country, yet not following through once they realize how daunting a prospect that is...

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Chicago Museums Wave Admission Fee This Fall

Anybody up for a road (or rail) trip to Chicago?

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Viktor Pryymachuk

Here are The Best Places to Celebrate Easter

With Easter Sunday arriving this Sunday roughly 80 percent of all Americans are expected to observe the holiday in some way according to the personal finance website WalletHub who has put together a list of the best and worst cities for Easter Celebrations. 

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New Federal Budget Proposes Cut Of Amtrak Subsidies
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Amtrak Train Serving the Tri-States Derails

One of the Amtrak trains that serves the Tri-State area, The Southwest Chief, was involved in a derailment today west of Ft. Dodge, Kansas shortly after midnight central time.  

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bhofack2, ThinkStock

Missouri and Illinois Restaurants Rank Among Nation’s Best Buffets

Have you ever heard of Charley's Buffet in Lincoln, Missouri? I hadn't, and I was in that part of the state just a few weeks ago, so I wish that I had! The restaurant has ranked third on the list of "The 12 Greatest All-You-Can-Eat Buffets in America." Red Apple Buffet in Chicago also made the list, coming in seventh. 

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St. Louis Among Best Cities For Hockey Fans

St. Louis was recently ranked the No. 1 city in America for baseball fans, and I suspect that wasn't all that surprising to anyone. This distinction might be. WalletHub has ranked the top cities for hockey fans. St. Louis is not No. 1 on that list, but it's close.

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Jennifer Barrow
Jennifer Barrow

What Is Your Favorite Halloween Candy

Growing up in Chicago, my three sisters and I would Trick-or-Treat all over the neighborhood, getting our sacks filled with candy.

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Facebook Birthday Greetings

My birthday was this past Friday. Since I was on vacation, I did not get an opportunity to look at my Facebook pages...until now (5 days later).

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Michael Rose

100 Years Of Wrigley Field

The Friendly Confines - Wrigley Field, is 100 years old today, April 23.

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