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Letter: Munger is ‘motivated to serve the people only’
Antioch artist has work featured in football movie ’23 Blast’
Highland Park’s Kelli Ono out of girls golf on a high note
Vice President Biden in Vernon Hills for Democratic rally
Target offers free shipping on all holiday items
Motorcycle cancer benefit to ride out of Waukegan
North Chicago Safety Fair to showcase new equipment, first responders
Talk of the County: Taking on Ebola, taxes and political pipe dreams
Editorial: NRG coal plant plan seems depressingly familiar for Waukegan
Halloween comes early and often in Lake County
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Religion Notes: Shiloh Baptist Church of Waukegan celebrates its 97th anniversary
Pianist Umi Garrett, 13, to perform at Orlin Trapp in Waukegan
Ghost Walk spirits descend on Lake Bluff Oct. 25-26
It’s trick-or-treating time in Lake County
Letters to the Editor: ALS fundraiser; Yingling’s gavel
Political Brief: Three local mayors endorse State Sen. Link for the 30th Senate District
Police expert: Thefts, planned crimes increase in fall
Waukegan schools to remain closed Wednesday as negotiations continue
Closed schools leave Waukegan food pantry in greater need
Talk of the County: Cats, rats and liquor stores
It’s time to receive the influenza vaccination
Easy slow cooker chili that lives up to the hype
Skunk War resumes and skunks are losing
More time needed for DNA tests linked to North Chicago, Waukegan murders
Tim Robbins narrates Ray Bradbury’s ‘Fahrenheit 451′ Arts & Entertainment
Tim Robbins narrates Ray Bradbury’s ‘Fahrenheit 451′
Oscar-winning actor, writer and activist Tim Robbins is the latest narrator behind an audiobook version of Waukegan native Ray Bradbury’s popular 1953 novel “Fahrenheit 451.” The story of censorship and censuring in a vaguely Midwestern society where “firemen” are charged with burning outlawed books and homes that house them, the award-winning title was once read for audio by Bradbury himself.
Oct. 17 9:58 a.m. |
The Big Questions: Author Wendy McClure on orphan trains, Laura Ingalls Wilder and ‘un-remembering’ Arts & Entertainment
The Big Questions: Author Wendy McClure on orphan trains, Laura Ingalls Wilder and ‘un-remembering’
Author Wendy McClure’s writing is expansive — not only because her books cover vast geographic areas and topics, but also because she writes for both children and adults with depth and understanding. Best known for her memoir “The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie” and her “Wanderville” series, McClure also writes a pop culture column for Bust magazine and edits The Boxcar Children books for Albert Whitman and Co.
Oct. 16 6:12 a.m. |

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