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    Palatine Walmart shooting

    Ryan Burrow reports from the Walmart at the corner of Dundee and Rand in Palatine where there was a shooting outside the store.

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    Audio and Photos: Cubs visit White House

    At one of his final events while in office, President Barack Obama welcomes the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs to the White House. Click to download.  

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    Video: Cubs to visit the White House

    The Chicago Cubs visit the White House to celebrate their 2016 World Series championship. Ryan Burrow reports from Washington, DC.

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    Video: Andrea and Ryan recap President Obama’s Farewell Address

    WGN’s Andrea Darlas and Ryan Burrow give their first takes after President Obama wraps up his Farewell Address at McCormick Place.

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    Holiday travel at O’Hare

    More than 210,000 people are expected to pass through O’Hare Airport today, the busiest travel day of the end-of-year holidays. ¬†While security lines have been long, there have been no major issues during the morning rush at the airport, and no major delays or cancellations to report across the country. Over the holiday season more than four and a half million people are expected to go through Chicago airports.

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    Trump Thank You Tour

    Donald Trump makes a stop in Des Moines, IA as part of his “Thank You Tour.” Ryan Burrow reports.

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    Video update: OSU attack leaves 11 hurt, attacker dead

    Students are back to class at The Ohio State University the day after a student rammed a car into pedestrians and began stabbing people, before being fatally shot by an officer. Now investigators are trying to determine a motive, while the campus tries to heal.

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    Video: Ryan Burrow at O’Hare on getaway day

    49 million Americans are expected to travel over the Thanksgiving holiday, the busiest since 2007.

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    No strike: Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools reach tentative agreement, averting walkout

    After last-minute negotiations that stretched late into the night, the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, averting a strike that would have begun Tuesday if no agreement had been reached. WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow reports. Karen Lewis: The Chicago Teachers Union has a tentative agreement on a contract and "there will be classes in the morning." Strike averted. pic.twitter.com/82N2xQUyoI — Mitch Smith (@MitchKSmith) October 11, 2016 Press conference on tentative […]

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    Audio and photos: Construction begins on 95-story Vista Tower, to be Chicago’s third-tallest building

    Construction began today on what will be the third tallest building in Chicago. WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow reports from the site of the soon to be built Vista Tower: Right now a block long gap sits at the end of east Wacker. Bobcats and diggers clearing the flat space for what’s expected to be a three-year-long construction project, with the efforts of 2,500 workers. When the building is completed, the wavy three-tiered glass structure will rise 95 stories above the […]