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  • Chicago Blues Festival lineup to honor Williamson

    This year's Chicago Blues Festival will honor legendary bluesman Sonny Boy Williamson.


  • Behavior of Portland flasher turns menacing

    Some joggers in prosperous neighborhoods of north Portland say that at first they didn't even bother calling the police about the pantsless man exposing himself during their predawn runs. They brushed it off as another example of Portland weird.


  • The re-election campaign of President Obama has set up shop in Chicago, the city the president calls home. He's coming back Thursday to raise money, a week after launching his campaign with an email and video. He's made only about a half a dozen visits to the city during his presidency. (Associated Press)

    Obama touching his home base again

    President Barack Obama's relationship with his hometown may be best described as a long-distance love affair. He lavishes attention on it from afar and proud Chicago pines for its hometown hero, though the two rarely see each other.


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