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The Army Corps of Engineers moves ahead on its plan to control Asian carp and other invasive species.

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Last year's winter was known as "Chiberia." Will this year's winter be a repeat? We talk with WGN Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling about what to expect in the winter weather forecast.

Tis the Season

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The holiday season is upon us which means a rundown of winter planting and festive decor with Eliza Fournier from the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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American illustrator Chesley Bonestell was a visionary of universal proportions. The Adler Planetarium is currently presenting an exhibition of Bonestell’s artwork. We take a look at the art and science behind his out-of-this-world paintings and how they influenced the modern fascination with what lies in the final frontier.

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Sony Pictures is the latest victim of a cyber hack and data breach. The FBI is warning more cyber attacks are coming. We look at what it means for your wallet and security.

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The debate over net neutrality is at the very core of how the Internet will develop. For some, the principle that all data on the Internet should be treated equally is the cornerstone of an open Internet. But that principle has been challenged in court by Internet Service Providers, or ISPs, who want to be able to charge a fee for traffic carried on their network and charge some Internet users more than others. We debate the issue with experts on opposing sides.

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NASA astronaut Col. Mike Hopkins belongs to the very exclusive group of just 215 people who have visited the International Space Station (ISS). But Col. Hopkins distinguished himself during his time on the ISS in a couple of memorable ways. 

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The Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander has successfully landed on a comet.

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Rabiah Mayas of the Museum of Science and Industry talks about the future of commercial space travel and identifying food poisoning via Twitter on Chicago Tonight.

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Technological advances are changing not just our work, but our workplace as well. While creating whole new industries and products on the one hand, it also ushers in the decline of other, traditional industries. A panel of experts gives us a glimpse of what the workplace of the future may look like.

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We dive into the research and business development that's bringing cleaner energy to the Midwest.

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A bison conservation herd makes its way to Illinois to help protect the landscape. 

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This summer a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie led to 500,000 people being cut off from their drinking water in Toledo. Elizabeth Brackett details the latest efforts to protect the Great Lakes drinking water.

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The Institute of Cultural Affairs installed 483 solar panels on the roof of its headquarters in the Uptown neighborhood, making it the largest number of solar panels on one structure in the Chicago area outside of downtown. The institute tells us how it's part of its master plan on sustainability. 

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With wildlife sightings on the rise in Illinois, we discuss how residents can coexist with animals returning to the regions they once inhabited.

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Motorola raises the curtain on the Moto X and its so-called "wearable," while Apple unveils two larger-sized iPhones and an upcoming watch. Two tech reporters give us their reviews of the latest smart gadgets hitting the market.