Articles By Kelly Bauer

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You Can Smoke Weed In Your Backyard Or Back Porch And Not Get Busted, Chicago’s Mayor And New Top Cop Say

You still can't smoke in public spaces like on the sidewalk or your front porch, though.

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Activists Will March Downtown On Friday To Call For Action On Climate Change

A similar protest in September attracted thousands of activists.

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The Skyway Toll Will Go Up To $5.60 Per Car When The New Year Hits

Tolls were $2 when the City of Chicago leased the Skyway in 2005 for 99 years. They'll go up to $5.60 on Jan. 1. It's a 30-cent hike from last year.

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Vanille Closes Lakeview Location As Owner Implores People To Buy Local For Holidays

The bakery, which has three other locations in the city, is known for fancy cakes, tea time and pastries.

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Eddie Johnson Was Drinking For Hours Before Being Found Slumped Over In Car, Reports Say

Johnson was fired Monday after Mayor Lori Lightfoot said he'd lied to her and the public about the incident.

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Uptown, Andersonville Have Had The Most Gay Marriages In Chicago. Here’s How Your Neighborhood Stacks Up

There have been 14,860 marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples in Cook County since 2013.