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New medical services bus rolls through northern Lake County
College of Lake County to expand Vernon Hills campus
District 60, Waukegan teachers announce tentative contract
Two former corrections officers indicted in Lake County Jail death
St. Viator’s victorious soccer team plays with ‘class’
Highland Park’s Brown second in Skate America event
Palombi Middle School softball has 32-game win streak
St. James will graduate its final class, Holy Cross to absorb students
Waukegan Park District wins 4 ‘Best of the Best Awards’
Deerfield, Highwood Catholic schools will be affected by Archdiocese restructuring
Libertyville Township appoints new highway commissioner
Community angered, shocked by Waukegan School Board behavior
Local monastery student pleads not guilty to indecent solicitation charges
Local Habitat for Humanity champions win lifetime achievement award
Some Catholic schools in Chicago Archdiocese will close
Editorial: SB16 fails to solve underlying school inequality
Talk of the County: Teachers strike and never-ending road construction
Sentence appeal denied in Waukegan sex assault case
Football playoff preview: Lake Forest at Belvidere North
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School Board member apologizes; no classes Thursday
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The Big Questions: Tom Dreesen on Sinatra, comedy and profanity Arts & Entertainment
The Big Questions: Tom Dreesen on Sinatra, comedy and profanity
Comedian Tom Dreesen has seen it all. In the 1960s, the Harvey native pioneered the first interracial stand-up comedian team with Tim Reid (best known for his later role as Venus Flytrap on “WKRP in Cincinnati”). In the 1970s, he helped lead the strike against Mitzi Shore's iconic Comedy Store. Dressen also appeared on the “Tonight Show” 61 times and served as Frank Sinatra’s opening act for 14 years.
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