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MLB.com - The Official Site of Major League Baseball  World Series: Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians;
Cubs win World Series after 108 years waiting | MLB.com  2016
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10820 160203    January 17, 1899    Al Capone was born, Brooklyn, New York.
Biography.com  Al Capone

FBI — Al Capone
Al Capone Scarface (Full Documentary) - YouTube
The Untouchables (1987) - Movie - YouTube  Movie Clip 1 -> 10

Al Capone - Wikipedia  January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947, an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit....
Chicago, Illinois  |  Outlaws and Lawmen 

10525 151205  December 5, 1901    Happy birthday Walt Disney!
11 Joyous Walt Disney Quotes Guaranteed to Inspire You to Dream Big | Reader's Digest
Walt Disney World | The Walt Disney Documentary - Documentary Films - YouTube
Walt Disney's Tour of Disneyland - YouTube
Walt - The Man Behind The Myth - YouTube
Chicago, Illinois  |  Florida  |  California
4694 140110 
Meryl Streep: Walt Disney was a sexist and an anti-Semite - NY Daily News  (NY Daily News, Ethan Sacks, 01/09/2014)
Meryl Streep is right: Walt Disney was a 'gender bigot.' So what  (LA Times, Robin Abcarian, 01/09/2014)
Sexism - Wikipedia
Antisemitism - Wikipedia
Bigotry - Wikipedia
Saving Mr. Banks (2013) - IMDb
4277 131208  December 5, 2013  Happy Birthday Walt Disney! 23 Things You May Not Know About the American Icon  (Babble, SUNNYCHANEL, 12/03/2013)
Walt Disney Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
Walt Disney - Wikipedia 
December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966, an American entrepreneur, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer. He was a prominent figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, and is regarded as a cultural icon, known for his influence and contributions to entertainment during the 20th century. As a Hollywood business mogul, he and his brother Roy O. Disney co-founded The Walt Disney Company.
Disney.com The official home for all things Disney

4129 131119  November 19, 2013  Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney, dies at 79  (Chicago Tribune, Tribune wire reports, 11/19/2013)
Diane Disney Miller - Wikipedia
Walt Disney - Wikipedia

10217 150927  The Best Restaurants and Bars in Chicago Right Now  Thrillist
Illinois  |  Restaurants


9781 150728  City of Chicago:: Movies Filmed in Chicago
Best Movies Filmed In Chicago « CBS Chicago  04/25/2015
Top 40 Movies Filmed in Chicago | Chicago magazine | June 2010  05/17/2015
Illinois


9080 150424  America's Best Breakfast Sandwiches  MSM food & drink, The Daily Meal
#1 Xoco, Chicago, Illinois: Chorizo-Egg Torta; #2 Hominy Grill, Charleston, N.C.: Charleston Nasty Biscuit; #3 Russ & Daughters, New York City, NY: The Classic; #4 Pork Slope, Brooklyn*, NY: McDowell’s Griddle; #5 Noble Sandwich Company, Austin, Texas: Chorizo and Egg; #6 Estela, New York City, NY: Pancetta, Egg, and Avocado Sandwich; #7 Jam, Chicago, Illinois: Egg Sandwich; #8 Meat Cheese Bread, Portland, Ore.: The Maple; #9 Eggslut, Los Angeles, California: Fairfax; #10 Taïm, New York City, NY: Sabich
America  |  Restaurants  |  Food
Brooklyn - Wikipedia


8857 150327  John Dillinger documentary.... Part 1 of 3 - YouTube   2/3 & 3/3
John Dillinger Biography
John Dillinger - Wikipedia  June 22, 1903 – July 22, 1934, an American gangster and a bank robber in the Depression-era United States.
Great Depression - Wikipedia
  a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; however, in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late 1930s
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10 Things You May Not Know About John Dillinger — HISTORY Lists  08/04/2014

Public Enemies (2009) - IMDb  |  Public Enemies - Trailer [HQ HD] - YouTube
Public Enemies (1-10) Movie CLIP - The Bank's Money (2009) HD - YouTube  2-10 > 10-10
Chicago, Illinois
Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration 


8563 150220  The Nation's Largest Auto Show | Chicago Auto Show 2015
2015 Chicago Auto Show Highlights  MSN Autos
Cars  |  Illinois


8561 150220  Record cold at daybreak, hour delays on Metra Electric - Chicago Tribune  02/19/2015 photos
Illinois

Ice - an album on Flickr  NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboaratory
Great Lakes Ice Cover - NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Great Lakes  World Atlas
Great Lakes - Wikipedia


8327 150123  TAKE OFF YOUR SHIRT, EVERYBODY! It's Go Topless Day (WARNING: Graphic)  Huffington Post, David Moye, 08/24/2014

Chicago seeks to dismiss lawsuit over topless rights  MSN News, Cynthia Dizikes, 01/22/2015, Chicago Tribune
GoTopless Day - Aug 23 2015 - GoTopless
America  |  Illinois

8321 150122  Orkin finds top US cities with bed bug problems - AOL.com  01/22/2015
1.  Chicago, Illinois
, 2.  Los Angels, California, 3.  Columbus, Ohio, 4.  Detroit, Michigan, 5.  Cincinnati, Ohio, 6. Cleveland/Akron/Canton, Ohio, 7.  Dayton, Ohio,, 8.  Washington D.C., 9.  Denver, Colorado, 10.  Indianapolis, Indiana, ... , 41.  Sacramento/Stockton/Modesto, California, 42.  Colorado Springs/Pueblo, Colorado, 43.  Albany/Schenectady/Troy, New York, 44.  Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, 45.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 46.  Toledo, Ohio, 47.  Peoria/Bloomington, Illinois, 48. Davenport, Iowa/Moline, Illinois, 49.  New Orleans, Louisiana, 50.  Kansas City, Missouri
America  |  Illinois  |  Ohio  |  Missouri

8304 150121  Chicago's most expensive home -- Chicago Tribune  07/01/2014
Houses  |  Illinois

8044 141223  Florida has passed New York as the nation's third largest state, according to population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. - Orlando Sentinel  _  Florida passes NY as third largest state at 19.9 people  -  Jeff Kunerth, 12/23/2014

Top five US states' population growth: 2004-14 - Orlando Sentinel
  Andrew Gibson, 12/23/2014
Until 2013:  1. California, 2. Texas, 3. New York, 4. Florida, 5. Illinois
2014: 1. California, 2. Texas, 3. Florida, 4. New York, 5. Illinois
America, States & D.C.


8031 141221  The 5 Best-Run States in America (and the 5 Worst)  MSN Money, Alexander E.M. Hess, Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Ashley C. Allen, 24/7 Wall St.

No. 1 best: North Dakota
No. 1 worst: Illinois
America

7723 141115  Is it Morning Yet? The Most Delicious Breakfast Restaurants in America  Yahoo Travel    1.  Russ & Daughters Cafe, New York City, New York, 2.  Cutty's Brookline, Massachusetts, 3.  Blacksmith, Houston, Texas, 4.  Griddle Cafe, Los Angeles, California, 5.  Little Goat, Chicago, Illinois, 6.  Deluca's, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 7.  Walnut Cafe, Boulder, Colorado, 8.  Chez Elle Creperie and Coffeehouse, Kansas City, Missouri, 9.  The Mud House, St. Louis, Missouri, 10.  Dupar's, southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada
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7695 141112  America's most dangerous cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 WallSt, 11/12/12014
America's Most Dangerous Cities 2014 Edition  Huffington Post, Simon McCormack, 11/11/2014
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014    1. Detroit, Michigan, 2. Oakland, California, 3. Memphis, Tennessee, 4. St. Louis, Missouri, 5. Cleveland, Ohio, 6. Baltimore, Maryland, 7. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8. Birmingham, Alabama, 9. Newark, New Jersey, 10. Kansas City, Missouri
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Under 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Little Rock, Arkansas, 2. Rockford, Illinois, 3. New Haven, Connecticut, 4. Hartford, Connecticut, 5. Springfield, Missouri, 6. Springfield, Massachusetts, 7. Paterson, New Jersey, 8. Lansing, Michigan, 9. Beaumont, Texas, 10. Richmond, California   
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Safest Cities over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Irvine, California, 2. Gilbert, Arizona, 3. Fremont, California, 4. Santa Clarita, California, 5. Henderson, Nevada, 6. Plano, Texas, 7. Scottsdale, Arizona, 8. Virginia Beach, Virginia, 9. Garland, Texas, 10. Chandler, Arizona
Crime in America 2015  Law Street
Uniform Crime Reports - Wikipedia
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Wikipedia
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) - Wikipedia
Intelligence agency  Wikipedia
List of intelligence agencies  Wikipedia
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  Wikipedia
National_Security_Agency (NSA)  Wikipedia
America, States & D.C.

7610 141102  Tightrope Walk  Watch Live Skyscraper Live - Discovery Channel  Chicago, Illinois, 7 ET, 4 PT
Meet Nik Wallenda: Skyscraper Live Discovery Channel
Watch it: Wallenda to walk tightrope in Chicago  AP, 11/02/2014
Mr. Wallenda, welcome to a city that likes stunts - Chicago Tribune  Mary Schmich, 10/31/2014

Daredevils - Tightrope Walk


7497 141021  Conde Nast Traveler readers find top 25 cities in the world  AOL, 10/20/2014
Top 25 Cities in the World Readers' Choice Awards 2014 - Condé Nast Traveler  Calder Quinn, CNT Editors - Condé Nast Traveler, 10/21/2014
1. Florence, Italy, 2. Charleston, South Carolina, 3. Hungary, Budapest, 4. Cape Town, South Africa, 5. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 6. Prague, Czech Republic, 7. Rome, Italy, 8. Siem Reap, Cambodia, 9. Barcelona, Spain, 10. Santa Fe, New Mexico, 11. Krakow, Poland, 12. Luang Prabang, Laos, 13. Bangkok, Thailand, 14. Beiruit, Lebanon, 15. Vienna, Austria, 16. Siena, Italy, 17. New Orleans, Louisiana, 18. Quebec City, Canada, 19. Sydney, Australia, 20. San Francisco, California, 21. Chiang Mai, Thailand, 22. Salzburg, Austria, 23. Chicago, Illinois, 24. Bruges, Belgium, 25. Kyoto, Japan


7624 141104  Top 5 Cities in the United States: Readers' Choice Awards 2014  MSN, Condé Nast Traveler | CNT Editors
1.  Charleston, South Carolina, 2.  Santa Fe, New Mexico, 3.  New Orleans, Louisiana, 4.  San Francisco, California, 5.  Chicago, Illinois
States & D.C.

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6956 140817  "Janie spotted a Pelican, one of pelican babies banded at Marsh Lake in 2010!" Pelican (American White Pelican) Banding Program   
Janie Giltner: Tagged Birds  These are photos of the pelican taken by Janie at the lock and dam 14* on the IL (Illinois) side.   

July 31, 2014: Janie kindly e-mailed us, saying “I shot one of your pelicans with my camera. It's a green tag with black numbers reading 442! I was at the lock and dam 14* on the IL side. He was very happy eating fish healthy looking.  He told me to tell you hello! But I would love to know more about this bird If you have info.  I can send you a picture if you would like!” We forwarded Janie’s message to Jeff DiMatteo, the leader of the Pelican Banding Program; see our Letter 205 Pelican (American White Pelican) Banding Program. Jeff replied to Janie, “That pelican was one of 2000 pelican chicks banded as a flightless young on 26 June 2010 at the Marsh Lake pelican colony in Minnesota.” Later Janie reported her pelican sighting to THE NORTH AMERICAN BIRD BANDING PROGRAM - BIRD BANDING LABORATORY < http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/BBl/ > as Jeff wished.

Latest news on the Pelican Banding Program
Late SCSU professor's students continue pelican program  St. Cloud Times, Ann Wessel, 08/02/2014 


Lock and Dam No. 14 - Wikipedia
Locks & Dam 14 - Smith's Island Recreation Area  Pleasant Valley, Iowa  United States Army Corps of Engineers - Wikipedia

Lock and Dam 14 Feb 14 2014 - YouTube
List of locks and dams of the Upper Mississippi River - Wikipedia
List of locks and dams of the Ohio River - Wikipedia
For more info on "Lock and Dam," check out Photo of the Week (or Day) 6957 140817 

6957 140817 
Lock and Dam
How a Lock and Dam works Mississippi River - YouTube
Time Lapse - Mississippi River - Lock & Dam #1 - YouTube
Upper Mississippi River.... Barge at Lock and Dam 11 - YouTube
#1,... Mississippi River Barge Towboats - YouTube
List of locks and dams of the Upper Mississippi River - Wikipedia
List of locks and dams of the Ohio River - Wikipedia
Lock and Dam No. 14 - Wikipedia  July 31, 2014, Janie saw a pelican banded in 2010.  see Photo of the Week (or Day) 6956 140917
Locks & Dam 14 - Smith's Island Recreation Area  Pleasant Valley, Iowa  United States Army Corps of Engineers - Wikipedia

Lock and Dam 14 Feb 14 2014 - YouTube
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