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My 5-day social media cleanse News

Kirsty decided to give up all social networks for five days.

April 16, 2014

Dutch teen arrested for tweeting threat to American Airlines
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April 15, 2014

Dutch teen draws arrest, mockery for tweeting threat

What’s the one song you must hear at prom?
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April 15, 2014

We asked, you answered our question of the week

Boy, 16, killed in Rogers Park ‘wanted to make a change’
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April 15, 2014

He was killed when someone opened fire from a van as he walked in Rogers Park

Generation stressed out
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April 14, 2014

Feeling the pressure? It's not just you.

When can I see the lunar eclipse in Chicago?
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April 14, 2014

A rare celestial show will be visible in the early-morning sky on Tuesday

Louder Than A Bomb event celebrates slam poetry in Chicago
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April 10, 2014

Teens celebrate poetry in a slam competition.

Chicago Public Library allows free streaming for cardholders
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April 10, 2014

New Chicago Public Library site launches with free streaming

20 injured in stabbing spree at Pennsylvania high school
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April 9, 2014

Twenty people were injured, at least nine seriously