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Halloween fun, sugar skulls and chocolate treats, vintage treasures and cutting-edge technology usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.

The inside story of American golf greats looking for vindication in one of the game’s top tournaments.

Geoffrey Baer gets eye-to-eye with some sky-high building ornament and gets beneath the surface of a towering metal figure in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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University of Chicago paleontologist Neil Shubin returns for another review of stories making headlines in the world of science. 

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One of Brookfield Zoo’s newest tenants recently emerged from her mom’s pouch and can now be seen at the zoo’s Australia House.  

With the repeal of the soda tax, Cook County officials are now searching for ways to erase a $200 million shortfall in next year’s county budget. 

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As opioid overdose deaths continue to rise, President Donald Trump on Thursday is expected to declare the ongoing epidemic as a “national emergency.”

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Illinois legislators on Wednesday dealt Governor Bruce Rauner a series of blows, but the House failed by a single vote to override his veto of a measure that would ban municipalities from creating right-to-work zones.

Are we seeing a societal sea change when it comes to sexual harassment?

Watch the Oct. 25, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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Chicago’s bid to land Amazon’s much-coveted HQ2 has taken on a sci-fi element.