FOR SALE

Cameron’s House From Ferris Bueller Has Finally Sold, For Less Than Half The Asking Price

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Cameron's house from Ferris Bueller's Day Off finally sold, for less than half the asking price.

APRIL FOOLS DAY

An Illinois High Schooler Had His Entire School Locked Down Over An April Fools Shooting Prank

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Police from at least 10 departments responded to a shooting threat at an Illinois high school, and it turned out to be an April Fools joke.

ILLINOIS

The Gathering Of The Juggalos Is Moving Its Crazy Show To Missouri

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For the first time in eight years, the Gathering of the Juggalos will be held somewhere other than Cave-In-Rock, Illinois.

AT LEAST IT'S COMPETITIVE

A Blindfolded Chess Grandmaster Defeated 10 Prison Inmates At The Same Time

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Chess grandmaster Timur Gareev defeated 10 prison inmates in 10 separate games of chess at the same time, all while blindfolded.

GREG RIVARA

Qapla’! Government Website Offers Klingon Translation.

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The official .gov website for the Illinois Department of Employment Security offers a Klingon translation of the site's 280+ pages.

ALAN RUCK

Have An Extra $1.5 Million? Buy Cameron’s House From ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’

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Good news if you’re a fan of both Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and living in Illinois, as you can now (or once again) purchase the house that the character Cameron Frye lived in way back in 1986.

AMERICA

Want To Support Little League Baseball? Buy This Assault Rifle

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Last year, a raffle to support a small-town Illinois little league team raised only $10.

ACCIDENTS

An Illinois Golfer Fell Into A Sinkhole In The Fairway, And Thank God He Has A Blog

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In case you were wondering, this is how a person starts a story about how their husband was swallowed into the Earth and almost murdered by God during a round of golf.

DRUGS

Teacher Etiquette Update: Don’t Smoke Pot Under The Bleachers At A Wrestling Tournament

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On Wendesday, we shared with you the story of a <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/02/sorry-high-school-baseball-players-this-is-what-your-internet-girlfriend-really-looks-like" target="_blank">Catholic high school baseball coach who pretended to be a lady on Facebook to get naked pictures of his players</a>.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Do You Believe In Localized High School Football Miracles? YEARGHHHH

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Here at With Leather, the Illinois state football playoffs are the most important thing in the world.

DONNA BRIDGE

Your Brain Is Playing A Constant Game Of Telephone With Your Memories

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A study led by Donna Bridge at Northwestern University is the first to demonstrate that our memories are far less reliable than we think.

FISH

Hunting Silver Carp, Wolverine-Style

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Silver Carp (AKA "The A-holes of the sea") are a pesky fish which are not indigenous to the Illinois River but have nonetheless invaded, setting up their annoying fish trailers and reproducing out of control and holding guppy fights on their front lawns next to the little plastic scuba diver they've put up on blocks.


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