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Evanston, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Evanston, IL include 60203, 60209, and 60202. The median home price in Evanston is $329,900 which is roughly $254/per square foot. More Evanston information.

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5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

World Looks Anxiously To Pakistan, Afghanistan And Nigeria To Eradicate Polio

Polio, once a global monster, is now a cornered rat, lashing out in hopes of repopulating.

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9 hrs ago | Evanston Review

Camps go on lockdown after incident involving man with gun

Some summer camps in the Ridgeville Park District in south Evanston were in lockdown for a short time Monday after a man with a gun frightened a citizen who took shelter in the district's Community House.

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13 hrs ago | Patch.com

Evanston's Young Filmmakers Invited to Submit Short Films for Screening

The following is from the City of Evanston: The City of Evanston invites local youth ages 21 and younger to submit their locally-made, short films to be screened as opening trailers during the 2014 Starlight Movies in the Park series.

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17 hrs ago | Patch.com

Teen Felon Arrested for Possession of Loaded Gun in Evanston

Evanston police arrested a Mount Prospect teen, who is a convicted felon, for being in possession of a loaded gun Friday afternoon, according to police.

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19 hrs ago | Evanston Review

Love Essentially: 21 tips I wish I could have shared with my 21 year-old self

Ever wish you could travel back to the past, say when you were about 21 years old, walk up to yourself and give you some really, really good, smart advice? If that was possible, think about how many less mistakes you'd have made, how much better some of your life decisions would have been, and for the purposes of this column, how much happier you'd ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

DeCock: Acc TV network makes sense, but no slam dunk

Luke has worked for The News & Observer since 2000. He covered the Carolina Hurricanes and the NHL before becoming a sports columnist in August 2008.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Herald

Mount Prospect man arrested with loaded gun in Evanston

Jamal M. Dumas, 18 of the 1600 block of Cottonwood Drive in Mount Prospect, was already on parole for previously possessing a firearm as a felon when Evanston police approached him and a group of people near the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center in Evanston at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, according to a news release.

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Video: Sales tax hike a strong possibility in Wilmette's future

In January, Wilmette Village President Bob Bielinski said village residents would have to talk this year about how to pay for Wilmette's increasingly unmet capital needs.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Evanston Review

Video: Skokie's Turning Point celebrates 45 years of its recovery stories

At the Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center in Skokie, the mission is "Solid Support When You Need It Most."

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Patch.com

Man Arrested with Loaded Gun, Body Armor in Evanston

Evanston police arrested a Chicago man Thursday evening after they said an officer found a loaded handgun, body armor and a facemask in the car he was driving.

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Evanston Review

Wino survival guide: Wine bars and specials in Chicago's suburbs

We've put together a guide of wine bars, wineries and wine shops that offer everything from tastings to classes to help wine lovers survive in the suburbs.

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Evanston Review

Jews, Muslims come together to pray for peace

With violence raging in the Middle East, local Jewish and Muslim leaders joined together in a show of solidarity in Evanston's Fountain Square earlier this week, lamenting the loss of life and expressing hope and prayers for peace.

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Patch.com

Evanston Gardeners: Drop-Offs Help Get Extra Produce to Food Pantries

The following is from Edible Evanston: In backyards and on balconies, in community gardens and in school gardens throughout Evanston, lettuce and spinach are bolting, bunches of green tomatoes are showing a blush of red, and tiny green beans and cucumbers hang on vines.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Evanston Review

Evanston city clerk will likely keep hiring authority

Aldermen have backed away from a proposal, for now, that would have placed control of employees in the City Clerk's Office under the auspices of the city manager after an alderman raised concerns about the move.

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Evanston Review

Winnetka Club honors scholarship award winners

In total, $40,000 was divided amongst the recipients, which is more than $2,000 greater than last year's total scholarship amount.

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Music Institute of Chicago offers a Summer Sing-Along

Admission is $10. For information, call 905-1500, ext. 100 or visit https://musicinst.wufoo.com/forms/2014-music- Why not, declares Daniel Wallenberg, who has been conducting the Music Institute of Chicago Chorale for 27 years.

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CBS Local

Northwestern Getting Two New Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Transgender students at Northwestern University will be getting their own separate bathrooms in the a heavily used student center on the school's Evanston campus.

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Glenview Announcements

Scott Turow gets personal: The unsolved North Shore murder behind new book, his fight with Amazon

Indeed it is. The book centers around a set of twins - state Sen. Paul Giannis and his brother Cass, a recently released ex-con who served 25 years for the murder of his girlfriend.

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My FOX Chicago

Six wounded in shootings Wednesday

In the most recent incident, two people were shot about 10:30 p.m. in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Evanston Review

Evanston man goes missing on way to Walgreen's

Police are searching for a man who left his north suburban home to go to Walgreen's on Tuesday night and did not return.

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