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Incentives lure Gurnee native’s tech firm to his hometown
Deer Park man gets 7 years for reproducing child porn
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Waukegan man charged with robbing two stores in an hour
Library Notes: Kids are invited to create sugar skulls
Graffiti prompts Waukegan to buy new parking garage security cameras
Man who shot neighbor guilty of reckless discharge of a firearm
Democratic candidate Mason says he’s ‘flip side’ of incumbent Roskam
Special Waukegan police detail deployed for street, park sweeps
Sex offender evaluation ordered for trail assault defendant
College notes about Lake County students
Butter and black pepper, a steak’s best friends
Talk of the County: City eyesores, sold-out homecoming prom, Jay Cutler
Letters to the Editor: Quinn’s ads focus on one theme
I-94 Grand Avenue interchange enters phase 2
Health Calendar: ‘Superheroes For Hope’ walk Sept. 21 to benefit Autism Society

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Bilingual reading trail opens in Ryerson Woods News
Bilingual reading trail opens in Ryerson Woods
Children’s story time has moved beyond the walls of libraries and bookstores to the great outdoors — in Ryerson Woods Forest Preserve. A path marked by seven panels containing a complete children’s book with illustrations opened Sept. 5 at the Brushwood Center in the forest preserve in Riverwoods. The story is told in both Spanish and English along the half-mile trail, called “Trail Tales / Caminando con Cuentos.”
Sept. 8 11:50 a.m. |
Kirk on Syria: ‘Two wars are enough’
Facing the possibility of a vote authorizing American airstrikes in Syria when they return to Washington Sept. 8, local lawmakers are giving serious thought to what they consider a complex problem. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Highland Park) and Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) both think President Barack Obama should get Congressional approval before the country gets too deeply involved in Syria. Kirk takes a stronger stance, however.
Aug. 28 8:30 a.m. |
Mediation program helps homeowners avoid foreclosure
Lake County Circuit Judge Mitch Hoffman of Highland Park has been stemming the tide of foreclosure suits one home at a time, taking his message about the court’s Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program on the road. The countywide program began late last year with help from the Affordable Housing Corp. of Lake County. More than two-thirds of those who have taken advantage of the program have had some form of success.
Aug. 10 6:26 a.m. |
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