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SocialFlow : After two years stranded alone on an island in a California lake, Hillary the donkey may finally getting a lift to the mainland.

Twitter Media Studio : ICYMI: A rare Malayan tapir was born in Englands Chester Zoo as part of its conservation program

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SocialFlow : Two men kayaking in Alaska captured the moment a massive glacier collapsed

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iPhone : Toni Morrison was a national treasure, as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page. Her writing was a beautiful, meaningful challenge to our conscience and our moral imagination. What a gift to breathe the same air as her, if only for a while.

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SocialFlow : The sinister carnival is a staple of American popular culture. But theres a twist in shows like Euphoria and Stranger Things.

SocialFlow : Technicians for Chinas Huawei, the worlds largest telecommunications company, helped African governments spy on their political opponents, including by intercepting encrypted messages, a WSJ investigation shows

SocialFlow : Read all about it! Nearly 1,500 pets found new homes in the Chicago-area on #CleartheShelters today!

Twitter Web App : JUST IN: Family of missing 16-year-old girl believes she may be with a man they have a protective order against for stalking, police say

Sprout Social : Take a stroll through 1920s Chicago and see candid shots of the Field Museum, the University of Chicago campus and a ruin from the World Exhibition.

SocialFlow : A downstate Illinois prison took 200 books off library shelves and prevented historic texts by African American authors from being taught in a U. of I. education program.

TweetDeck : Were blown away by the support of our community. 58 adult animals (76 total) found homes so far today during #cleartheshelters - and we couldnt be happier. Our adoption centers are open for a little while longer.……

Twitter Web App : Citizens and guest of Chicago enjoying the 2019 Air and Water Show. This event is scheduled for two days: Aug 17 and Aug 18, 2019. Remember, lets help make this a safe and fun event. If you see anything suspicious contact police. #SeeSomethingSaySomething

LaterMedia : #Cubs-Pirates at 6 on WGN tonight. #EverybodyIn

TweetDeck : Police seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, in a situation the mayor termed “potentially dangerous and volatile.”

Buffer : I love the nightlife, plain and simple.

The owner of 24-hour diner Hollywood Grill thrives during the hours when the rest of the city is sleeping. #comfortfood…

Twitter Web App : Why some tech entrepreneurs see #CBD as the next big thing:…

SocialNewsDesk : .newsburrow talks with Olympic medalist Natasha Watley about empowering young girls for life and the return of softball to the summer games, plus much more on this weeks episode of Quest for Gold.

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iPhone : Richard Gere visited a rescue ship carrying over 100 migrants in the Mediterranean

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Hootsuite Inc. : Get the kiddos out and about this month, #Chicago! #Chicagoland Kids Best Bets are here: #ChicagoBestBets

Hootsuite Inc. : Amy Sheffield was born in 1955, but only recently came out as a lesbian. At StoryCorps in Chicago, she spoke about her early experiences of being silenced, by her parents and classmates, and her journey toward

Buffer : Some black kids dont feel welcome on the North Side. Folded map artist Tonika Johnson collaborated with students to find out why.

ctaUpdates : [Normal Service*] The temporary reroute of 82 Kimball-Homan buses near Homan/Chicago has ended.

Hootsuite Inc. : Even if wealthy parents dont resort to the tactics of recent college cheating scandals, they regularly exploit the college admissions process to protect their kids competitive advantage at the expense of deserving but disadvantaged students. | Commentary

IFTTT : A conversation with Cong. Raja Krishnamoorthi tonight on Chicago Tonight@7!

Twitter Web App : Final/ fatal fire. Corrected address 7005 Wabash. Office of Fire Investigation concludes fire began in front bedroom at southwest corner. Same room as fatality. Cause is open flame ignition. OFI cannot rule out CARELESS USE OF SMOKING MATERIALS as a likely cause. (Langford)

iPhone : #ChiSwimReport 8/17/19: There are no advisories based on water quality today. Swim advisories may be implemented by lifeguards if water/weather conditions become dangerous. Check the flag color at the beach or at before swimming.

iPhone : “Do the planes fly in a circle?” And other genius (😂)questions I ask while in awe of this #Chicago man’s view for the #chicagoairandwatershow!

#penthouse #lostforwords #whataview #airandwatershow #ChiAirandWater #BlueAngels…

Twitter Web App : Cook County States Attorneys Office says they intend to seek extradition for Gargiulo to face charges in the 1993 murder of Tricia Pacaccio. The so-called Hollywood Ripper was charged in her stabbing death in 2011. CBS Chicago

iPhone : It’s been two year since you passed, Luther, but it still hurts. You were such a wonderful ambassador of love and compassion.

You left an indelible mark of beauty on this world, buddy. Thank you for all you were and all you did.

We miss you so much.

SocialNewsDesk : Storms continue to track east ahead of a weak front. Isolated storms could create pea size hail. As dry air fills in behind the front and we lose daytime heating... thunderstorms taper off. CBS Chicago

iPhone : Henceforth, this is how I plan to start every interview with a politician.

Dorothy Brown -- from Louisiana cottonfields, to executive of one of the world’s largest court systems. Polarizing, powerful, and prevailing, so far.

Full Story: CBS Chicago

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iPhone : The Brewers Nationals game started at 6:06 CT.
26 runs, 13 innings, and 5 hours & 15 minutes later, it is still not over.

iPhone : CBS 2 EXCLUSIVE: Father Of Accused VA Hospital Gunman Says Of Son: Hes Sick... Hes Not A Terrorist…

Facebook : Has The City Of Chicago Made It Easier To Get Refunds For Overpaid Parking Tickets?…

Twitter Web App : Hendricks’ response to fire-Maddon Twitter crowd: “It’s just crazy. It’s unfounded. … It looks a lot easier on the couch. … [a managing decision] is never 100 percent slam dunk. You’ve just got to play the odds and trust your guys can make the pitches. That’s not up to him.”

Twitter Web App : MUGSHOT - Volodymyr Dragan charged w/ shooting Illinois State Trooper in Wheeling, IL
Trooper was released from hospital today CBS Chicago

Sprinklr : For @SarfrazManzoor, the music of Bruce @Springsteen is a lifelong passion. His new movie #BlindedByTheLight tells the story about a Pakistani teen from Britain who finds salvation in Springsteens music.

Twitter Web App : Entering tonight, the Phillies had lost 316 consecutive games where they trailed by at least 4 runs entering the 9th inning.

True Anthem : 12-year-old discovers apparent woolly mammoth tooth while on vacation in Ohio

iPhone : Two men shot up a house on Chicago’s far south side early Saturday morning.

Several bullets went through the home near 92nd and South Ellis Avenue.

A 12 year old girl was sleeping on the couch in the living room when she was shot twice, according to family. CBS Chicago

Android : Dont text and fly! - Jim Deshaies

For those who can hear Air and Water Show practice happening outside their office today and tomorrow, we get it ✈️

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Facebook : City says my check is in the mail. Let me know if your filled out a refund application and got your money back.…

iPhone : South Shore trains now moving. Source: I am on the 5:28 out of Millennium — about 25 min delay…

Twitter Web App : A year after we highlighted one of the most dangerous intersections in Illinois the state has installed a traffic signal and other safety measures CBS Chicago #gettingresults…

TweetCaster for Android : Rainbow over Lake Michigan this afternoon in Chicago

iPhone : If you are a journalist who has been assaulted, arrested, seriously threatened or had your equipment seized or damaged in the course of covering a protest or demonstration, we want to hear about it. DM or email

iPhone : His wife was murdered.
He thought he’d bury her alone.
Strangers refused to let it happen. Look at the line of love.
#AntonioBasco #MargieReckard

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SocialNewsDesk : SUPER SWIMMER: An inspiring 16-year-old has just completed a 28-mile swim around Manhattan Island to raise money for charity. Find out about her cause here: #CBSNewYork

iPhone : FIVE STARS: This Uber driver found out her passenger was waiting until Christmas to get new clothes because she couldnt afford any. So, she dropped her off, went shopping, and came back with a huge surprise 😭

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Twitter Web App : A controversial protest is planned Friday night in North Philadelphia to support Maurice Hill, the alleged gunman accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers.…

iPhone : Well gang, I gotta get up early to be on the radio so enjoy the rest of the White Sox broadcast.

Twitter Web App : Two men shot up a house on Chicago’s far south side early Saturday morning.

Several bullets went through the home near 92nd and South Ellis Avenue.

A 12 year old girl was sleeping on the couch in the living room when she was shot twice, according to family. CBS Chicago

iPhone : I’m very angry that all of this had gone on for 26 years. Cook County knew better they knew that his DNA never should have been on my daughter. Tricia Pacaccios mother responds to Michael Gargiulos guilty verdict in California. CBS Chicago…

iPhone : 🤣🤣 “what happened to your folks? did rednecks kill your folks? hey don’t bite me I don’t want rabies”…

iPhone : Bernard Harvey Jr is facing federal gun charges for shooting at the Jesse Brown VA Hospital Monday.

This is a booking photo from a previous arrest.

Family member tells me “Bernard has struggled with mental health challenges.”

CBS Chicago

TweetDeck : Fatal fire in an apartment building on the south side at 70th & Wabash. 1 adult male did not survive. 3 others transported to area hospitals.

iPhone : 12-YEAR-OLD SHOT INSIDE HER OWN HOME: Loved ones say Lakiya Charleston was shot in the shoulder and stomach while sleeping early Saturday morning in Chicago’s Burnside neighborhood.

She’s undergoing surgery at Comer Children’s Hospital.

CBS Chicago

Twitter Web App : Anti-violence activists gathered in DTLA today to demand action from lawmakers following this months mass shootings. 40 miles away, in Costa Mesa, gun show attendees shared their views:

iPhone : Getting down the block should be easier #access CBS Chicago

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iPhone : ALWAYS INVESTIGATING: After I exposed the Cook County Animal Abuser Registry created 3 years ago had never been used, not once, the Sheriff’s Office took action and is making changes.

I’m happy to report the registry is active and offenders are being added now.

CBS Chicago

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SocialNewsDesk : A Pittsburgh Police officer is on administrative leave and facing charges following a DUI hit and run that took place in June.

Twitter Web App : Developing: Suspect in custody after shots are fired at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.

Twitter Web App : Researchers from #UICBioengineering and Northwestern are 3D-printing hyperelastic bone in a strategy that could lead to an effective solution for grafting skull bone. Read about it here:…

iPhone : .Comcast was joined by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Olympic Gold Medalist Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux to announce a significant investment in Chicago Public Libraries, as well as the expansion of Internet Essentials.

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iPhone : If you are talking about the evening I think you are talking about, it was a memorable few hours....…

Hootsuite Inc. : Have you checked your #Powerball tickets? Follow the link below to find out if youve won a prize 👇

Twitter Web App : AG Raoul and Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow file lawsuit against Aqua Illinois alleging lead water contamination of University Park public water supply

Twitter Media Studio : Some of America’s most inspiring stories are nestled in the communities of rural towns. One of our #ObamaFellows is using community theatre to bring these stories to life—and shift the narrative about what it means to live and work outside of big cities.

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iPhone : Large crowds along with warm/humid temperatures caused a large amount of medical calls for dehydration last night at the Illinois State Fair.

If you are attending the concerts or the fair tonight or tomorrow night, please drink a lot water and stay hydrated.