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Featured TwitPic: Mini Bears Fan

This TwitPic was posted by @826rebel_nalej with the caption, "My lil Bears fan."

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Photos: Chicago Marathon 2009 in TwitPics

Kenya's Samuel Wanjiru won the Bank of America 2009 Chicago Marathon this morning with a course record time of 2:05:41. Russia's Liliya Shobukhova won on the women's side, finishing in 2:25:56.

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Featured TwitPic: Oprah shops in Copenhagen

Oprah is causing quite a stir as she prepares to meet with the International Olympic Committee in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Featured TwitPic: O'Hare Airport's Copenhagen sendoff

The Chicago 2016 delegation departed for Copenhagen last night after a coordinated "sendoff" event at O'Hare International Airport.
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Photo Gallery: Soldier Field U2 concert in TwitPics

Some 65,000 lucky fans are attending the first of two U2 concerts at Soldier Field tonight, and if TwitPics are any indication, it's quite a spectacle. Here's a collection of photos from the scene thanks to Twitter.

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Documenting Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Version 2.0

Ernest Wilkins of RedEye is conducting a social experiment to re-create the events of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." He posted a schedule on the RedEye blog hoping for people to tweet and Facebook the link to spread the word.

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Chicago: Oprah's Kind of Town in TwitPics

Call it Oprah Day, if you may. Today the talk show queen took over Michigan Avenue for the taping of her 24th season premiere. According to the Chicago Breaking News Center, between 13,000 and 17,000 people attended.
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Featured TwitPic: Balloon Rides

This TwitPic was posted by @beth1170 with the caption, "Balloon rides off Navy Pier? I love how tiny it looks next to Lake Point Tower."

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Featured TwitPic: Harry Caray's Special Guest

This TwitPic was posted by @30BallparksBaby with the caption, "Holy Cow! Sofia greets Harry Caray at his restaurant in Chicago."

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Featured TwitPics: Air and Water Show shenanigans

Twitterers have been constantly uploading TwitPics of today's practicing of the Air and Water Show. Here's a handful of them.

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Featured TwitPic: Brookfield Zoo's new elephant, Joyce

This photo was retweeted by @forkflychicago with the caption, "She is adorable! RT @brookfield_zoo Welcome, Joyce, a 26 year-old African elephant who arrived Sunday!"

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Day 3 of Lollapalooza in TwitPics

There's been all sorts of interesting sights at Lollapalooza 2009, and a number of Twitter users are capturing the scene via TwitPics on this third and final day.

Here's a compilation of TwitPics from the day.

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Featured TwitPic: The Knux at Lollapalooza

This TwitPic was posted by Breaking Tweets Chicago correspondent Ryan Lothian while at Lollapalooza today.

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Featured TwitPic: Willis Tower Ledge

This TwitPic was posted by @nitekong with the caption, "Hanging out on the Ledge @ Willis Tower."

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Featured TwitPic: Vehicle of irony

@choosly, a 24-year-old graduate student in Washington, D.C., posted this TwitPic tonight, taken during a recent trip to Chicago.

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Featured TwitPic: Job Hunt

This TwitPic was posted by @vaughnchicago with the caption, "@Chicagoist Leah Hannah needs a job, now! She's on State and Washington with her resumes and determination.

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Featured TwitPic: Lake Shore Bike Path

This TwitPic was posted by @saramdinges with the caption, "Look how beautiful it is today in Chicago! THIS is why we put up with winter here."

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Featured TwitPic: The Old Sears Tower

Despite all the recent press, @toddburbo says he was caught off guard when he saw this:

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Featured TwitPic: Buckingham Fountain at night

This TwitPic was posted by @salliepw with the caption, "Al Bundy fountain"

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Featured TwitPic: Twitter Paparazzi catches Guillen shopping

This TwitPic was posted by @yourretrocareer with the caption, "Shouldn't Ozzie Guillen have a personal shopper? At Dominick's in the West Loop"

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Billy Joel/Elton John Concert: A day in TwitPics

By: Natasha Roman

Wrigley Field hosted music legends Billy Joel and Sir Elton John last night. Here is a collection of TwitPics by various Chicagoans who attended the event.

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Featured TwitPic: On a Boat!

This TwitPic was posted by @alexisamore with the caption, "This is a beautiful way to see Chi-Town! ;)"

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So long, Sears Tower!

The Sears Tower has officially become the Willis Tower. This morning, Mayor Richard Daley and Joseph Plumeri, CEO Willis Group Holdings, unveiled a new sign in the lobby of the Tower indicating the name change had been completed.

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Featured TwitPic: Chicago River

This TwitPic was posted by @MarieBrighton with the caption, "Quick snap from my morning walk to work - the best form of therapy (besides shopping that is!!!) #chicago #river #splendor"

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Featured TwitPic: Millennium Park Bean

This TwitPic was posted by @Siraris with the caption, "The Bean at Millennium Park in Chicago"

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Featured TwitPic: The View from Above

@juliealexandra posted this TwitPic with the caption, "Why yes, I am eating at the top of the Hancock Tower."

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Featured Twitpic: 123456789

This photo was posted by @tjmapes with the caption, "El #123456789 party."

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Featured TwitPic: Remembering Michael Jackson

Posted by @Willie_Day26 with the caption, "New MJ Tattoo"

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Pride Weekend a Success

PRIDE Chicago had a successful weekend of activities for the GLBT community that was capped by the 40th annual Pride Parade on Sunday.

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Pride Parade: A Day in TwitPics

Twitterers post their best views of today's Gay Pride Parade on Halsted.

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Featured TwitPic: Blago under a bridge

This TwitPic was posted by @michinois with the caption, "Blagojevich warming his hands under a bridge. I pass this on my ride each morning and finally stopped to take a pic."

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Blagojevich warming his hands under a bridge. I pass this on my ride each morning and finally stopped to take a pic.

Featured TwitPic: Looking up toward the sky

@vaughnchicago posted the following TwitPic with the caption, "There are days when I just look up and say Wow, it's a beautiful day to be in Chicago."

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There are days when I just look up and say Wow, it's a beautiful day to be in Chicago

Featured TwitPic: Beachside in Chicago

TwitPic posted by @sugarmeup with the caption "Perfect beach weather! It's 80 at the lake!":

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Perfect beach weather! It's 80 at the lake!


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