Articles Tagged with Chicago

First Case Of Deadly Dog Flu Reported In Texas

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A highly contagious strain of canine influenza or dog flu known as H3N2 has now arrived in Texas and is causing great concern among veterinarians and pet owners alike, as reported by NBCDFW5.com. The sick dog is in Beach City, near Houston and came to Texas when its owners moved from Chicago. It has the… Read more »

Harpo Closing: Oprah Shuttering Studio At End Of 2015

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Oprah Winfrey is leaving Chicago and heading west. She announced to her staff Tuesday that Harpo Studios is closing after 25 years in the Windy City and her studio complex is up for grabs. Harpo will shutter its doors in December, NBC Chicago reported, but it’s not a huge surprise. The studio has been in… Read more »

Paczki: What Are They And Why Is The Midwest Going Nuts Over Them?

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Pączki are deep-fried pieces of dough shaped into flattened spheres and filled with confiture or other sweet filling. The Polish donuts are usually covered with powdered sugar, icing, or bits of dried orange zest. Paczki are Polish doughnuts that are wildly popular this time of year. The Paczki Polish doughnuts are favorites in regions with… Read more »

The Polar Vortex Is Back: Arctic Blast To Send Temperatures Plunging

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Remember the dreaded Polar Vortex from last year? It’s back with a vengeance! Temperatures across the Midwestern U.S. are expected to plummet into the single digits and below in many areas over the next few days, Mashable is reporting. Just about every part of the country east of the Rockies is going to feel the… Read more »