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Chicago schools opt for paper and pencil over online tests

Technically Incorrect: Some schools in the Chicago area decide that the traditional methods of testing kids are more reliable.

By March 2, 2015

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George Lucas to build affordable housing in one of the richest parts of America

After residents living near George Lucas' Grady Ranch protested his planned studio into nonexistence, the film magnate made different plans for the land.

By April 19, 2015

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Google Express targets shoppers in Chicago, Boston, Washington

Google's shopping service is going beyond the confines of California and New York, bringing with it a new name and $95/year membership pricing.

By October 14, 2014

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Chicago strong with the Force due to George Lucas' museum

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will officially make its home in the Windy City. The museum, set to open in 2018, will trace the evolution of the visual image from illustration to film.

By June 25, 2014

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Six delivery sites that will change the way you shop

Groceries, wine, handpicked clothes and dinner -- all delivered to your doorstep. Here are the top services making life more convenient than we probably deserve.

By April 20, 2015

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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Driver follows GPS off disused bridge, and wife dies, police say

Technically Incorrect: Sheriffs in Indiana say that a man was following his GPS too slavishly and drove his car onto a ramp leading to a demolished bridge.

By March 30, 2015

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Airbnb: Let us pay hotel taxes in New York

The service for peer-to-peer home rentals sends a letter to all members of the New York State Legislature asking for the law to be changed to allow it to collect taxes on behalf of its hosts and guests.

By April 15, 2015

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With Direct 2 You upgrades, Sprint will make house calls

The carrier says that it'll dispatch an employee to bring a customer a new phone and set it up for them without ever requiring the customer to go to a store ... or pay a dime for the service.

By April 13, 2015

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4K content guide: What to watch in 4K today

So you bought a new 4K TV and you're wondering what's on. The answer right now is: not much. But the list is growing. Here's a look at what you can watch now in 4K, and what's coming down the pike in the near future.

By February 2, 2015