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HIV moms and their babies at risk

General Assembly budget cuts HIV/AIDS programs across Illinois by 42 percent - leaving moms and their kids with HIV in jeopardy. Read...

 

Cirque Shanghai: Death-defying feats to entertain everyone

Cirque Shanghai, now open at Navy Pier, provides plenty of wows for your family -- and some never-before-seen stunts. Read...

 

Kerry Wood's new book, All You Can Be, teaches kids how to achieve their dreams

Kerry Wood, along with writer Carrie Muskat, has put out a new book about achieving dreams. Wood outlines seven life lessons for learning how to do your best. Read...

 

Extreme Mammals opens at Field Musuem

Everyone will walk away from the new Field Museum exhibit, Extreme Mammals, knowing something new. Read...

 

'Xtreme' Bugs invade Brookfield Zoo

Hang with the insects... and the giraffes and rhinos and apes. The Brookfield Zoo's "Xtreme Bugs" features real and animatronic creepy crawlies through Sept. 7. In addition to real bugs, the Zoo will feature 130 larger than life sculptures, with 22 that move. You'll feel like your in some sci-fi "bugs take over the world" movie. Read...

 

MSI wants you to ask, “What's in my food?”

A new interactive online game from the Museum of Science and Industry gives people some insight into what additives are in foods we eat every day. And it sparks the question, "Should we be eating these?" Read...

 

Science and Industry WILL be open during NATO Summit

We've heard a lot about the closures of the four museums near McCormick Place and the Michigan Avenue hotels, but the Museum of Science and Industry wants you to know that it will be open. And they're giving you a two for one NATO Weekend deal. Read...

 

Brizard on longer days for Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard takes questions from parents about the longer school day. He addresses concerns such as what model they're following to ensure success, how to accomodate extracurricular activities, and the timing of the implementation of the longer day. Read...

 

Shedd, Art Institute and Adler to close for 3 days during NATO summit

After considering parking and security issues, three of Chicago's downtown museums will be closing the entire weekend during the NATO summit, Saturday - Monday, May 19-21. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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