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WGN TV Chicago
Boy, 8, struck by CTA train in EvanstonEVANSTON, Ill. — Evanston police say an 8-year-old boy was injured after he was
Boy, 8, struck by CTA train in Evanston
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 29 minutes ago
EVANSTON, Ill. — Evanston police say an 8-year-old boy was injured after he was struck by a CTA train near the city’s Dempster Street stop. Police say the boy was hit while walking along the tracks with another boy around 1 p.m. Saturday. Both were... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Evanston police: Boy, 8, hit by CTA trainThe boy, who suffered a head injury, is listed in critical condition at Saint F
Evanston police: Boy, 8, hit by CTA train
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
The boy, who suffered a head injury, is listed in critical condition at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said. At 1:07 p.m. officers responded to a report of a juvenile struck by a Chicago Transit Authority train just south of the Dempster... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan plays double dare as session deadline loomsstate funding to the district, but it was unclear whether the House would consi
Madigan plays double dare as session deadline looms
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
state funding to the district, but it was unclear whether the House would consider them. Democratic Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston acknowledged there are divisions in his party. "Of course, there's not unanimity (among) Democrats, but I don't... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Connie A. Mikuspassed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at home with her family at her side. Con
Connie A. Mikus
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 17 hours ago
passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at home with her family at her side. Connie Moreau was born on Jan. 3, 1960, in Evanston, Ill., to John and Ione (Menard) Moreau. On Feb. 17, 1979, Connie married Steve Mikus at St. Bruno Catholic Church... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Richmond named dean of UNT College of Musicart is going to be relevant.” Richmond earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Music
Richmond named dean of UNT College of Music
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
art is going to be relevant.” Richmond earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He got a Master of Music in Choral Conducting at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and a Bachelor... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
LeRoy Carlson Sr., who launched U.S. Cellular, dies at 100controls U.S. Cellular and had $5 billion in revenue last year, died May 23, a
LeRoy Carlson Sr., who launched U.S. Cellular, dies at 100
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
controls U.S. Cellular and had $5 billion in revenue last year, died May 23, a week after he turned 100. His death, in Evanston, was announced by Chicago-based Telephone & Data Systems, which he founded in 1969. The 6-foot, 4-inch Chicago... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
At the summit of Navy Pier's new Ferris wheelopening of the Centennial Wheel. "It is so great. I am so excited. We are about
At the summit of Navy Pier's new Ferris wheel
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
opening of the Centennial Wheel. "It is so great. I am so excited. We are about to summit," enthused Tiela Halpin, 30, of Evanston, a docent on the pier's Sea Dog tourism boats. "Here we go! We're at the tippy tip top, yo!" You could also get... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Jimmy Fallon Mocks San Jose SharksJoe Thornton, 36, as the "most likely to be manscaped at PetCo." And he riffed
Jimmy Fallon Mocks San Jose Sharks
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
Joe Thornton, 36, as the "most likely to be manscaped at PetCo." And he riffed on clean-cut Tommy Wingels, 28, of Evanston, Illinois as the "most likely to be saving himself for prom night." And last but not least in the Sharks mocking,... Read more
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Daily Herald
McDonald's workers marching in Oak Brookhe makes $10 an hour. "I'm living in poverty after 24 years," he said. Shortl
McDonald's workers marching in Oak Brook
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
he makes $10 an hour. "I'm living in poverty after 24 years," he said. Shortly before 8 a.m., police from as far as Evanston and Wauconda arrived to the McDonald's campus along Jorie Boulevard. Officers on bikes are riding alongside marchers... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Pikesville package theft caught on videoNOW IN CUSTODY ROBBED MORE THAN 20 FRONT PORCHES IN AND AROUND THE 6500 BLOCK O
Pikesville package theft caught on video
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
NOW IN CUSTODY ROBBED MORE THAN 20 FRONT PORCHES IN AND AROUND THE 6500 BLOCK OF PEBBLE BROOKE ROAD AND THE 6700 BLOCK OF EVANSTON ROAD. IT HAPPENED ON MAY 16, 17TH AND FINALLY, THIS PAST MONDAY. THAT'S WHEN A QUICK THINKING NEIGHBOR HELPED POLICE... Read more
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ESPN
Grave matters: Four stories of final resting placesfinish second?" Didrikson's most spectacular athletic achievement occurred at
Grave matters: Four stories of final resting places
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
finish second?" Didrikson's most spectacular athletic achievement occurred at the amateur track and field championships in Evanston, Illinois, on July 16, 1932. As the "one-woman track team" of Employers Casualty Insurance Co. of Dallas, she... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Marilyn Glee ‘Glee’ Hutchins Gasper(Johnson) Hutchins. She liked to recall that her father was a graduate of the
Marilyn Glee ‘Glee’ Hutchins Gasper
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 2 days ago
(Johnson) Hutchins. She liked to recall that her father was a graduate of the School of Law at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., where he went on to teach. After graduating from Waukegan Township High... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Directing emergenciesof Missouri in Columbia. She is a graduate of the School of Police Staff and Co
Directing emergencies
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
of Missouri in Columbia. She is a graduate of the School of Police Staff and Command through Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. She is an adjunct instructor at the Law Enforcement... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
Terrence 'Terry' Pirro, 58, Woodstockloving family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 19, 1957
Terrence 'Terry' Pirro, 58, Woodstock
The Woodstock Independent / Posted 2 days ago
loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 19, 1957, to Michael and Josephine (Rosati) Pirro in Evanston. On Sept. 25, 1982, he married Mary Surovitz at St. Mary Catholic Church, Huntley. He was the proud owner of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Adelaide soaked by steady rainlater in the day, which is heading for a forecast top of 18C. Some homes have
Adelaide soaked by steady rain
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
later in the day, which is heading for a forecast top of 18C. Some homes have required the help of the SES with homes in Evanston Park, Williamstown, Salisbury Downs and Plympton experiencing some flooding. The weather bureau has issued a road... Read more
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CBS Denver
Colorado Springs Woman Killed In Crash In WyomingEVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) – Authorities say a woman was killed when she was hit by a
Colorado Springs Woman Killed In Crash In Wyoming
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) – Authorities say a woman was killed when she was hit by a truck on Interstate 80 east of Evanston. Sgt. David Wagener with the Wyoming Highway Patrol says 70-year-old Janoah McWinn, of Colorado Springs had pulled her SUV over to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mount Prospect Community Band celebrates its 40th season39 years of professional experience, also is conductor and music director of th
Mount Prospect Community Band celebrates its 40th season
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
39 years of professional experience, also is conductor and music director of the Lakeside Flutes and the Ridgeville Band of Evanston, where he's known for his vibrant programming and high musical standards. Adams was the principal flutist and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
T-Mobile expands coverage in Chicago areastreaming, T-Mobile said. The additional spectrum will cover Illinois areas in
T-Mobile expands coverage in Chicago area
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
streaming, T-Mobile said. The additional spectrum will cover Illinois areas including Chicago, Elgin, Joliet, Waukegan, Evanston, Naperville, Aurora, Rockford, DeKalb, Bloomington, Normal and Kankakee; Gary in Indiana; and Kenosha and Janesville... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Starting Earlyor above. Better funding could change that, Terri England says. She’s the direc
Starting Early
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 3 days ago
or above. Better funding could change that, Terri England says. She’s the director of the New Horizons Child Care Center in Evanston. England’s center is rated two stars by the Step Up To Quality program. Improving her teachers’ levels of education... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Heavier rainfall hits metro Adelaide19mm has fallen at Mt Lofty, in the east, and about 16mm has hit the ground at
Heavier rainfall hits metro Adelaide
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
19mm has fallen at Mt Lofty, in the east, and about 16mm has hit the ground at Salisbury, in the north. Homes in Evanston Park, Williamstown, Salisbury Downs and Plympton have experienced some flooding and have required the help of the... Read more
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MLive.com
Why is there a 800-trailer lot in remote area? Officials say it's legitof semi trailers parked there is drawing the interest of passerby, but local of
Why is there a 800-trailer lot in remote area? Officials say it's legit
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
of semi trailers parked there is drawing the interest of passerby, but local officials say it's legit. The lot – on Evanston Avenue between industrial and rural areas – has trailers parked on a large dirt lot. Part of the space is lower than... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Colorado woman killed in crash east of EvanstonEVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was killed when she was hit by a
Colorado woman killed in crash east of Evanston
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was killed when she was hit by a truck on Interstate 80 east of Evanston. Sgt. David Wagener with the Wyoming Highway Patrol says 70-year-old Janoah McWinn, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, had pulled her... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Naperville tops list of richest Midwest citiesleast 65,000 people. NerdWallet measured household income, home prices, and fa
Naperville tops list of richest Midwest cities
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
least 65,000 people. NerdWallet measured household income, home prices, and family credit limits, among other things. Other top-ten Midwest communities include Arlington Heights, Bolingbrook, Evanston and Palatine. Naperville ranks 19th nationwi... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign council takes on design changes for in-fill areasplan and is the result of a two-year process that included feedback from citize
Champaign council takes on design changes for in-fill areas
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
plan and is the result of a two-year process that included feedback from citizens, developers and a $75,000 contract with Evanston-based Teska Associates. The last time the zoning ordinance was updated in a significant way was 1996, LeRoy said,... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Geneva teacher to host release party for new CDand I am naturally inclined to writing music and singing and playing the piano.
Geneva teacher to host release party for new CD
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
and I am naturally inclined to writing music and singing and playing the piano.” Bach recently performed at SPACE in Evanston, has done more than 75 local shows and plans to promote her new CD through performing in the Midwest this summer,... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Evanston teen killed in two-vehicle collision on Highway 89EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say an Evanston teen has died in a southweste
Evanston teen killed in two-vehicle collision on Highway 89
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 days ago
EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities say an Evanston teen has died in a southwestern Wyoming crash after trying to pass a vehicle on the highway. The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/27R16AY ) that 18-year-old Christine Finney died... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Wandererhad been strongly influenced by such Negro folk interpreters as Leadbelly and B
The Wanderer
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
had been strongly influenced by such Negro folk interpreters as Leadbelly and Big Joe Williams. He had met Williams in Evanston, Illinois, during his break from home at the age of twelve. Dylan had also been attracted to several urban-style... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
On and Around Campus: Week of 5/20 – 5/26a Pokagan Potawatomi Indian and was previously the executive director of the Mi
On and Around Campus: Week of 5/20 – 5/26
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
a Pokagan Potawatomi Indian and was previously the executive director of the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston. Sunday, May 22 Ending the AIDS Epidemic on the South Side 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Newberger Hillel Center, 5715 South... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix Magazine founder Bill Phalen diesmonths. "He was actively involved strategically, not as much day-to-day, opera
Phoenix Magazine founder Bill Phalen dies
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
months. "He was actively involved strategically, not as much day-to-day, operationally," he said. Phalen grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Southern Mississippi, where he is in... Read more
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News.com.au
Missing dad was murderedseen travelling on North Tce, Adelaide, near the Adelaide Casino. 5.30pm: Mr M
Missing dad was murdered
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
seen travelling on North Tce, Adelaide, near the Adelaide Casino. 5.30pm: Mr Modesti dropped his son home at his mother’s Evanston Gardens home. 7.30pm: He ordered a pizza, which was delivered to his Beverley home. 10.45pm: Mr Modesti spoke to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Missing dad was murdered: policeseen travelling on North Tce, Adelaide, near the Adelaide Casino. 5.30pm: Mr M
Missing dad was murdered: police
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
seen travelling on North Tce, Adelaide, near the Adelaide Casino. 5.30pm: Mr Modesti dropped his son home at his mother’s Evanston Gardens home. 7.30pm: He ordered a pizza, which was delivered to his Beverley home. 10.45pm: Mr Modesti spoke to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Guy King heralds the sounds of Israeli Jazz FestChicago Cultural Center and Andy's Jazz Club; Tal Gamlieli, a Jerusalem-based b
Guy King heralds the sounds of Israeli Jazz Fest
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Chicago Cultural Center and Andy's Jazz Club; Tal Gamlieli, a Jerusalem-based bassist, leading a trio June 1 at SPACE in Evanston; and Yemen Blues, a band that weaves Middle Eastern musical traditions with global sounds, June 2 at the Old Town... Read more
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Business Wire
Stay in School Program Celebrates Student Achievement at Year-End Graduation CeremonyAustin, East Garfield Park, Greater Grand Crossing, Humboldt Park, and North La
Stay in School Program Celebrates Student Achievement at Year-End Graduation Ceremony
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Austin, East Garfield Park, Greater Grand Crossing, Humboldt Park, and North Lawndale, as well as in Cicero, Evanston and Skokie, Ill. Exelon and ComEd have contributed nearly $3 million to fund the program, and employee volunteers... Read more
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Park Record
National Forest gears up for a busy season in Summit and Wasatch countiesto spread out and see as much of the area as possible."The High Uinta Wildernes
National Forest gears up for a busy season in Summit and Wasatch counties
Park Record / Posted 5 days ago
to spread out and see as much of the area as possible."The High Uinta Wilderness gets pretty busy, but drop down onto the Evanston side, go out to Strawberry, discover some of these lesser-known places," she said. Camping: The Heber-Kamas area... Read more
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GoPSUsports.com
Mens Soccer Announces 2016 Schedulematch slated for 7 p.m. Penn State will close out its 2016 regular season Sund
Mens Soccer Announces 2016 Schedule
GoPSUsports.com / Posted 5 days ago
match slated for 7 p.m. Penn State will close out its 2016 regular season Sunday, Oct. 30 when it travels to Evanston, Ill. for a 12:30 contest against the Northwestern Wildcats. The Nittany Lions will begin the hunt for its third... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Man claiming to be social service worker stole wallet, stabbed victimofficers found the victim with stab wounds to his eye and forehead, and he was
Man claiming to be social service worker stole wallet, stabbed victim
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
officers found the victim with stab wounds to his eye and forehead, and he was taken to Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston. Police records show Ksleri also was taken to St. Francis, though it was unclear why. Ksleri, whose name also has... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Forbes magazine's ranking of the 400 richest AmericansJames Pritzker, 56, $2.7 billion, Chicago, hotels, investments 149. Jay Robert
Forbes magazine's ranking of the 400 richest Americans
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
James Pritzker, 56, $2.7 billion, Chicago, hotels, investments 149. Jay Robert (JB) Pritzker, 42, $2.7 billion, Evanston, Ill., hotels, investments 149. Jean (Gigi) Pritzker, 45, $2.7 billion, Chicago, hotels, investments 149. Karen... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Missing dad has been murdered, police believebe excluded.” They said Mr Modesti was known to them, although “not to any gre
Missing dad has been murdered, police believe
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
be excluded.” They said Mr Modesti was known to them, although “not to any great extent”. Mr Modesti left his partner’s Evanston Gardens home on May 8 at 5.30pm, several hours before they spoke on the phone about his young son. Police described... Read more
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Daily Herald
WWII aircraft carrier documentarythem off to fight in the Pacific. Awarding-winning filmmakers John Davies, lef
WWII aircraft carrier documentary
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
them off to fight in the Pacific. Awarding-winning filmmakers John Davies, left, a Wheaton native, and Harvey Moshman of Evanston appreciate vintage planes, such as this one on display at O'Hare International Airport. Davies' new documentary,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Evanston filmmaker focuses on celiac disease in new documentaryup. "As I got older, more and more decisions revolved around my health," said
Evanston filmmaker focuses on celiac disease in new documentary
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
up. "As I got older, more and more decisions revolved around my health," said the documentary film producer who lives in Evanston with his wife, Ellen, a cellist, and their two daughters. At age 40, Frolichstein saw a new doctor who ordered a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'The Lobster' review: Colin Farrell vs. the clock in surreal quest for a mateNewspapers critic. Twitter @phillipstribune "The Lobster" — 3.5 stars MPAA r
'The Lobster' review: Colin Farrell vs. the clock in surreal quest for a mate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Newspapers critic. Twitter @phillipstribune "The Lobster" — 3.5 stars MPAA rating: R (for sexual content including dialogue, and some violence) Opens: Friday at AMC River East, Landmark Century Centre and Evanston Century 12 MORE MOVIE REV... Read more
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The Forward
My Teen Abortion Tale, 1969hurdle all its own. But first, an unidentified person at the other end of that
My Teen Abortion Tale, 1969
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
hurdle all its own. But first, an unidentified person at the other end of that line directed Joe to call a clergy person in Evanston, a leafy suburb just outside the city. And that person, in turn, made an appointment for Joe and Mansie to come in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Warren Township High School graduationTownship High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 21 in the We
Warren Township High School graduation
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Township High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 21 in the Welsh-Ryan Arena at Northwestern University in Evanston. Mark Welsh | Staff PhotographerImages from the on Satur Mark Welsh | Staff... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Health officials: Person with measles visited several DeKalb locationssomeone who has the disease. To eliminate the potential spread of the disease,
Health officials: Person with measles visited several DeKalb locations
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
someone who has the disease. To eliminate the potential spread of the disease, we are working with the Chicago, DeKalb, and Evanston health departments to notify anyone known to have had potential contact with this person about their possible... Read more
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GoPSUsports.com
Baseball Concludes Season with Walk-Off Wingame, the seniors - student manager Jesse Tull, student assistant coach Jordan
Baseball Concludes Season with Walk-Off Win
GoPSUsports.com / Posted 7 days ago
game, the seniors - student manager Jesse Tull, student assistant coach Jordan Donmoyer (Lititz, Pa.), RHP Jack Anderson (Evanston, Ill.), Coates, RHP Jared Fagnano (Williamsport, Pa.), Guers, LHP Nick Hedge (Winnetka, Ill.) and first baseman... Read more
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GoPSUsports.com
Iowa Fends Off Baseballwith five strikeouts to match his season-high. Aside from the second inning he
Iowa Fends Off Baseball
GoPSUsports.com / Posted 7 days ago
with five strikeouts to match his season-high. Aside from the second inning he was largely dominant, and RHP Jack Anderson (Evanston, Ill.) was perfect in relief over the final 2 1/3. Iowa scored the runs in the second after a one-out error. Hedge... Read more
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Daily Herald
Constable: Film tells of WWII planes on lake bottomPulled from the depths, many of those planes now are on display in air museums.
Constable: Film tells of WWII planes on lake bottom
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Pulled from the depths, many of those planes now are on display in air museums. Executive producer Harvey Moshman of Evanston, who also has worked on many award-winning documentaries, is an accomplished diver and underwater photographer who... Read more
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Daily Herald
Health department reports case of measles in Illinoisand a Northern Illinois University graduation. The department is working with
Health department reports case of measles in Illinois
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
and a Northern Illinois University graduation. The department is working with health officials in Chicago, DeKalb and Evanston to find anyone who may have had contact with the infected person. Shah says a person who may have been exposed and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Semisecret Chicagoans: You hardly knew they were hereas ... GONE BEFORE YOU KNEW THEY WERE HERE Marlon Brando: The actor was born
Semisecret Chicagoans: You hardly knew they were here
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
as ... GONE BEFORE YOU KNEW THEY WERE HERE Marlon Brando: The actor was born in Nebraska but spent his early teens in Evanston and then Libertyville. He struggled so badly at Libertyville High School that his father sent him to a military... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Case of measles confirmed in Illinoisperson is no longer infectious,” a statement from the department said. The dep
Case of measles confirmed in Illinois
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
person is no longer infectious,” a statement from the department said. The department is working with Chicago, DeKalb, and Evanston health departments to notify anyone known to have had potential contact with this person about their possible... Read more
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