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na shakes. they have slowly digestible carbs to help minimize blood sugar spikes which can help lower a1c. [ male announcer ] glucerna. helping people with diabetes find balance. at a time when there is more student loan debt in the country than credit card debt ... the president unveils new proposals to ease the burden of school loans. good afternoon i am steve sanders. >>and done dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. the president is speaking today at the university of colorado denver campus he is talking
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about two new student loan initiatives the department of education will begin offering in january. one would push up the start date for favorable terms on a special loan repayment program based on income. an investigation into the identities of several john wayne gacy victims reunites one-family after 34 years. >>muriel clair has the story >>19 year-old harold wayne lovell disappeared in 1977. he was found alive in florida and was reunited with his brother and sister yesterday an alabama. he apparently left, after falling out with his mother. after the john wayne gacy story broke his mother believe that a piece of jewelry found in the crawl space of john wayne gacy home belonged to her son two weeks ago allow full family contacted the cook county sheriff's office which does reopen the gacy case and an effort to identify eight still i
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didn't unidentified victims. they wanted to submit a genetic profile for testing. it turns out your order that their brother is alive. we spoke with harold level this morning who tells us how he got the news that his family was looking for him. >>i was contacted by a sheriff up in illinois on monday he asked me questions that i answered ... i had no idea that my family had been looking for me until monday morning >>lovell said it is hard to find words to express the jury that he's experiencing >>it's the most awesome feeling one could have ... it's like winning the million dollar lottery but a million times better >>we hope that people should
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never stop looking for a loved one >>there may still be out there somewhere >>the family is planning a welcome home party this weekend >>police in the western suburbs are looking for men who tried to lure children into his car. the reduction attempts have happened in oak park the fourth took place in berwyn. none of those children were harmed. the suspect in all four cases is described as a white man in his forties or fifties. police have since increased patrols along school routes. a man had his car stolen this morning at some of the loop hotel. he was dragged when he tried to stop those carjackers. it happened in front of the wit hotel at state and lake. two men approached the man at two in the morning and took its great 2004 infinity not clear whether there are armed >>still no sign of the car.
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>>a man is being held in jail and $35,000 bond accused of getting on an airplane at midway airport without boarding pass. authorities removed 33 year-old all this jackson from southwest airlines flight at 10:00 last night. the plane was headed to birmingham alabama investigators in and try to figure out if he pester security midway without boarding pass. or if he got through a different airport arriving on a plane getting caught it midway >>the plain is believed to of had 71 passengers and five crewmembers and was delayed for an hour >>it's a very busy day in the capital and hundreds of union workers are fighting to protect their pensions tom negovan is live in springfield >>hundreds of state workers
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concerned about their pensions are here to protest they've literally taken over the main floor rotunda at the state capital a lot of them are afscme members ... they feel the legislators may have forgotten about them. you can barely hear me their voices are allowedloud.. they feel the legislators upstairs need to do a better job insuring the rights of state workers. i will have a
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full report when we come back at 5 this evening >>mayor emanuel has the backing of illinois senate and house leaders for his plan to set up speed cameras and issue speeding drivers $100 tickets. house speaker michael madigan and state president john color to and have each introduced speed camera legislation in springfield emanuel said that the cameras could offer better protection for children to schools and parks former governor rod blagojevich's may be stripped of his state pension today lawmakers on the general assembly retirement system order expected to discuss the issue when they meet today the pension is worth $65,000 every year the legislators want to act fast
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since rod blagojevich is eligible for that pension when he turns 55 this december >>jury deliberations are under way in the trial of political power broker williamcellini. the judge gave jurors final instructions this morning and then deliberations began. williamcellini is accused of trying to extort $1.5 million from hollywood producer prosecutors claim the money was intended as a campaign contribution for that governor rod blagojevich during closing defense attorney arguments the governor and the star witness stuart levine were deemed not credible >>we will be right back with more of today's top news
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flooding continues to threaten thailand ... and officials of calling it the worst flood disaster in half a century. 373 people have died so far. and another 9.5 million have been affected. the country's prime minister warned that many areas may be submerged in more than 5 ft. of water and it could be a month before things begin to dry up. homes are destroyed airports and businesses are shut down. prisoners are being evacuated and animals at the zoo are being moved to higher ground. officials say overall damage could top $6 billion. three days after powerful earthquake devastated eastern
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turkey survivors are still being found alive in the rubble of rescuers found a teacher was trapped for 67 hours pulling her to safety in one of the hardest- hit areas a teenager was also risky to enter into a field hospital in the city of a van the 18 year-old had been trapped in the wreckage of a collapsed building for almost 61 hours despite widespread destruction cold temperatures risky to unzip in search of the survivors run the clock since sunday when the 7.2 magnitude quake struck the death toll still stands at 461 more than 1300 people are injured. >>police investigating the case of the missing toddler want to question members of her family including her half brothers and parents 11 month-old lisa irwin disappeared from her missouri home october 4th leases have brothers who are reportedly eight and five years old will be questioned by a social worker on friday about the night that lisa went missing police also want to question the girl's parents
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separately investigators said that that list of " tough questions that they need answered. >>the occupied protest in oakland california turned violent last night police used tear gas beanbags and rubber pellets to contain a crowd of hundreds rally downtown officer said there were forced to take action after protestors threw bottles and hit them with paint and other objects the group was trying to make good on about to return to their campus of its city hall they had been there for 15 days until police force them out yesterday morning similar problems in atlanta with occupy protesters who were kicked out of a campsite in what park overnight >>if former topics it employee at goldman sacks turned himself over to the fbi on insider- trading charges today 62 year- old rajat gupta is accused of leaking information to a hedge fund founder he was charged following a four year investigation into insider- trading in hedge funds his
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highest-ranking goldman sacks official to be named to the investigation is denying the executivesaccusations ... >>coming up we have a business report and these dogs wake up too
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subscribers nonetheless >>after reporting earnings to risedevry trade universities are suffering ... it is cutting costs this guys look brighter for chicago-based boeing ... for the first time today the dream wiener had full capacity ... so far 800 of those streamlinerdreamliner planes have been ordered.
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economists say that the uptick in washing machine sales say that it's a good economic indicator ... nobody can agree on the hit that banks will be taking over the european debt crisis ... it is hoped that the taxpayers there will clean up the mess >>thank you bishoeejal... the saying goes different rules for different people if you're a single worker you might feel like this is true picking up the slack for co-workers with family is ... jennifer weigel of trib-u
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is here to tell us if that is the case and what to do if you feel slighted at work >>that's right and we asked a couple of experts whose survey people ... and the results were interesting ... 41 hours were put in by people with families and 42 hours for the single people not a huge difference ... >>that's interesting but what do i get the feeling that this might be deceiving ... >> >>the people that do leave early for soccer games ... it turns out that in defense of that they are determined to put in more voluntary hours of off their
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schedules. >>corporations have to provide flexible work schedules ... people need to check with corporate policies to be sure that these are offered and in place. and this is the problem of people are so used to working their long hours that they are unaware that there might be some flexibility when they needed it. and this is not just for working mothers anymore many surveyed
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were men who want more time with their families ... people are so afraid that they will not be viewed as team players if they expect to get more flexible time off work work arrangements. people need to build the case and no other corporate policies for flextime as well as telecommuting policies. thank you jennifer. to read more or for other life lessons like this one had over 2 chicago tribune .com/trib-u
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the fight over extending class time it chicago public schools expense to charter schools today. julian crews has a live report >>some charter schools already have a longer school day one parent we spoke to set its paying the dividends. >>my son knows and a charter school where he has a long day he goes to 4:00 p.m. i see the results >>these kids will have a better chance at life to compete with other schools they need that long school day >>mayor rahm emanuel plan to extend the school day enjoys
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support from many parents, but now the board of education is taking up the issue with a charter schools many want a longer school day to apply to all. this is not been discussed enough according to the unions and their once again accusing the mayor of circumventing collective bargaining agreements and offering incentives directly to schools and teachers to make the switch the unions are simply arguing that the plan does not yet make enough sense and there is not an of structure to those extra 90 minutes to understand ... >>how could you get any got a quality education of veteran teachers and incentivizing the younger ones >>various groups of parents are coming out in support. >>25 students at three schools in mchenry county have whooping
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cough. 21 of them are at cary grove high school to our at lundahl middle school and another two are at deer path elementary school. those schools are being disinfected and nurses are being taught how to deal with the illness. students are also being told to wash their hands and coughed into their sleeves symptoms of whooping cough include a running nose respiratory problems and some vomiting. >>chicago dog owners who do not have a license for their puppies will soon have to pay up or risk a big ticket. if you are caught without a license you could pay a fine ranging from 50-$200 is estimated that less than 5 percent of chicago dog owners actually have a tack. a license proves that a dog is vaccinated for rabies something as required by living with diabetes is a reality
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coal mine ... >>we have some cloudy skies today. and we're getting some light rain with that. we were thinking we would get lake effect rainshowers but the wind is shifting that to indiana tomorrow giving us some sunshine and that's good news for us. we have a windy storm for us yesterday the wind is still blowing today but not like yesterday. it still matters it's cool adding to a wind chill of fact.l effect.
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>>the model has picked up on the range ... the clouds will stay sick we will get patches of light rain and drizzle until 3:00 this afternoon and we will have more of that at 5:00 during the evening rush hour. with time these things shift over to indiana and michigan across the lake. we will see some sunbreaks tomorrow raising the temperature just a little bit into the mid fifties. we will be partly sunny and we will keep that going into friday before we get cloudy with showers late in the day. late friday night we could
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see she hours that will be out of here by saturday reinforcing a cool air mass for the weekend. the wind is another story they were blowing 30 mi. per hour maybe 40 to this out yesterday turning north they are bringing down the temperatures today. in other parts of the country to the south cool air is increasing as well strengthening the jet stream running into florida and hurricane rina off the yucatan peninsula will fall apart.
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there is cool air more prevalent more than it has spent to date. been to date.... some of these temperature drops are astounding from 24 hours ago such as in denver ... there's a snowstorm in the rockies to feed of snow on the higher elevations today we have humidity of 80 percent is damp out there. the water temperatures are dropping their 55 right now at the shoreline here in chicago. gusts are 25 to
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30 mi. per hour locally with our wind. at o'hare its 50 degrees it was 74 degrees there yesterday. we went from mid september to november temperatures in 24 hours. 54 at this hour at midway airport ... 45 at mchenry ... we're looking at the rainfall amounts across the metropolitan area right now ...
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the forecast in this headline is the cool weather continuing across the metropolitan area. and look at the temperatures in the '50s this afternoon we will stay there we will drop to the 40's overnight. it's getting pretty cool. especially out to the western united states. here's the chicago forecast cloudy chile and blustery sharply cooler not a great mix with some drizzle and light rain today the high is 51 degrees north northeast winds to 30 mi. per hour, tonight cloudy blustery showers will die down ... mitt 40's in the city tomorrow partly sunny and cool
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with november level chill at 52 degrees ... scattered showers in indiana and michigan same story for friday with a high 54 degrees.. thank you tom. >>it's time for today's trivia: which of the following disney movies was not a loose adaptation of a grimm's fairy tale? [ sue ] wow! i've been so
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out losses this year so coach q focused on that in practice and it did pay off. the anaheim ducks visited the united center last night ... the blackhawks were down a goal and a second. patrick kane spun around the defender and did a no look pass to marian hossa for the tying goal. it was tied at 2 after regulation and overtime so it went to a shootout and patrick kane one with a blackbackhanded goal the hawks 13-2 they have earned at least a point and that seven straight games theo epstein has barely settled into his new job as co-president of baseball operations but he is already hard work of implementing the new " cubs way ". epstein wants to balance this statistical analysis with traditional scouting to get the most out of players. he will
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lead manager mike quade to discuss his role with the team, but he would not comment on ryne sandberg since he is employed by the philadelphia phillies. epstein talk to the wgn morning news today and said that he is reserving judgment on pitcher carlos zambrano until he meets him. nba players and owners return to the bargaining table today. the league was reportedly set to cancel another two weeks of games yesterday but now they are waiting the new york daily news reports that a small group of players and owners will meet but any details of the negotiations are being kept private the sporting news reports that the united center has been given permission to schedule events in december that were once reserved for those games sources say that it does not necessarily mean that the game to cancel but the nba would like to build a new
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today after 17 days of hearing about his negligent care in michael jackson's death. the
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defense plans to call five witnesses to testify about murray's positive traits as a doctor. character witnesses include to past patients of conrad murray who he treated it is las vegas based clinic. for the defense is also expected to call to medical experts ... including two anesthesiologists dr. paul white will be called to the stand on thursday and friday. closing arguments and jury deliberation could take place showing next week. the deadliest of food borne illness separate it in its states is more than a decade is now being blamed for 28 deaths. the cdc says that colorado cantaloupes affected a total of the one under 33 people in 26 states with listeria. for the fda says that unsanitary conditions at a cantaloupe farm picking facility may have led to the contamination the rocky ford brand cantaloupes were recalled last month cdc officials said that those cantaloupes or all off of store shelves >>and the medical watched some
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disappointing news about flu shots. researchers say that the inoculations and not effective enough in better vaccines are needed. and a study finds that seasonal flu shots potentially 59% of infections and adults. that's not enough to protect people in the event of a global outbreak. but the researchers say that the new findings should not discourage people from getting vaccinated ... since the flu shots are currently the best weapon we have against influenza. the h1n1 vaccine prevents infections and 69 percent of adults. nasal sprays of friend of factions and 83 percent of children under the age of seven. drinking coffee daley may reduce your risk of developing most common form of skin cancer. researchers report decaffeinated coffee is associated with a lower risk of basal cell carcinoma. and more coffee consumed at the lower the risk. no decreased risk of basal cell carcinoma was associated with
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drinking decaffeinated coffee and researchers were surprised to find a coffee did not reduce the risk to other forms of skin cancer melanoma course khamis cell carcinoma >>the first shoes with a built in gps will hit the united states markets this month she tx engineered tissues to help track down the men to suffering seniors who tend to wander off or get lost the first wave of 3000 shoes has been shipped and will sell for around $300 each pair buyers can set up a monitoring service to locate any wayward seniors caregivers and family members can even set up an alarm if the shoe where goes beyond a certain designated area germs on gas pumps atms and even your mail box could be making you sick study by kimberly-clark professional fans and 1% of gasoline pump handles and 68
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percent of corner mailboxes were highly contaminated with germs atms and escalator railings are also germs spreaders other items like parking meters crosswalk buttons and vending machines can also spread disease experts part
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the authors and jeff herzberg and so we francoiszoe francois >>my 12 year-old can do this from start to finish and it's great to get the kids involved. >>we're using a nice big container its five chords we are making enough for eight pizza pies at one time we head east into the water and salts and all-purpose flour that's regular unbleached all-purpose white flour nothing fancy. i am using this id-dough wis danish dough whisk..
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use some flour to ensure that it does not stick to your hand ... once you have mixed the dough these sections of addition all dough can remain in the refrigerator wrapped in plastic for up to two weeks and that could take on a sourdough characteristic ... now with the current pizza we are making i.m. dimpling the dough this is the part that you really enjoy drape it on the back of
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your knuckles spend that and toss it into the air it's a time-honored technique a little bit of practice helps ... >>i'm rolling up my sleeves ... >>ok so you wonder roll this out on a board and stretch it back and forth just a little betit.. it's really fun. it also helps to get the pizza in its proper shape and thickness. i am putting the rolled out disk of
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of your oven you have fresh homemade pizza. >>there will be a pizza making demonstration tonight at the set to sur la table store in naperville beginning at 6:30 p.m. it's located i'm bonnie and this is my cvs. i don't have time for the flu. that's why i'm knocking things off my to-do list. vitamin d -- done. hand sanitizer -- done. hey, eric, i'm here for my flu shot. sorry, didn't make an appointment. well, you don't need one. flu shots. every store. every day. insurance accepted.
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[ sniffs ] i have a cold. [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus it relieves your runny nose. [ deep breath] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! now the answer to today's trivia question: which of the following disney movies was not a loose adaptation of a grimm's fairy tale? the answer is beauty and the beast. >>we're about 23 degrees lower in temperature from yesterday. cool temps are the headline. we
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may get some showers tomorrow. that will shift over the lake to indiana and michigan. taking a look at the jet stream coming down from the north ... the southern flank reaches florida the good news is that it will keep hurricane rina which has now been downgraded away from florida. we have some rain and spotty showers in northern illinois. let's take a look at what will happen over the next couple of days: we have a big high-pressure system coming there will be some sunbreaks but
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we have a little bit of a system by friday night that will reinforce some chilly weather on saturday but we will warm up by sunday a little bit ... we are fascinated by this storm and the rockies in colorado they are seeing up to 2 ft. of snow on the higher elevations a big drop in temperature there since monday ... looking at our 5 day forecast we will be into the '50s on friday and slightly warmer this weekend ... meaning that sunday the temperatures will get a little bit higher in time for next week ...


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