40 year old rock station in Chicago replaced by Christian radio at midnight last night. Signed off with Motley Crue’s “Shout at the Devil”, Iron Maiden’s “The Number of the Beast”, and AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell".
TIL: A Chicago high school played Justin Bieber's "Baby" in between classes in the hallways. As a fundraising technique they made students pay to stop the song. They raised $1,000 in three days.
TIL Chance The Rapper donated over $2 million to Chicago Public Schools. Working with 20 principals and his non-profit SocialWorks, he helped the schools gain $100,000 over 3 years, and selected the schools based on budgetary and individual needs.
57,234 rubber ducks being dumped into the Chicago River at the Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby. Each duck cost $5 and whoever's duck crosses the finish line first wins a new car, with all proceeds benefiting the Special Olympics.
147 Days Ago, I proudly posted my account balance, having saved just over $2000 in 4 months after starting at $12 in my account, working at $11/hr in Chicago by making a budget plan compiled from tips found around r/frugal. Today, I’ve saved an additional $1000 by tweaking those tips just a bit.
At the American Medical Association’s annual meeting in Chicago, delegates will vote on a resolution to encourage contraceptive makers to submit applications to the Food and Drug Administration to switch the status of their pills from prescription to over the counter.