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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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1 hr ago | ABC News

Remembering Slain Journalist James Foley

The missing U.S. journalist, who was apparently beheaded in Syria, tweeted about other journalists who were held captive, while continuing to bring the realities of war-torn regions to the world.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

From the Food Editor: College cuisine from food service and beyond

When I lived in Snyder Hall during my freshman year at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, checking mail was the highlight of my day.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Evanston Review

Evanston considering help for Valli Produce

Looking to sweeten the deal to bring a grocery store to the Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue area, Evanston is considering a resolution to make available as much as $2 million for tenant improvements, canopy repair and landscaping.

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Evanston Review

Evanston unveils new texting information feature

City officials unveiled new software Friday that will allow residents, visitors and others to go no farther than their smart phone, to tap out a question and get speedy answers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Northwestern University 2014/15 Theatre Season to Include Godspell, the Wild Party, and More

The 34th Mainstage season of plays and musicals at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University features award-winning directors and playwrights, acclaimed alumnae and faculty, groundbreaking plays and musicals and The Waa-Mu Show.

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Chicago Tribune

Police release security video in shooting of Evanston teen

Evanston police are turning to the public as they try to identify two men on a security video who authorities believe were involved in the Aug. 10 shooting of a 17-year-old.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lincolnshire Review

30th American Craft Exposition opens in Evanston

Friday 10 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 Now in its 30th year, the American Craft Expo is returning August 21-24 to Northwestern University's Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, 2311 N. Campus Drive in Evanston.

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Evanston Review

Family Friendly: Chicago Botanic Garden celebrates Japanese Summer Festival

Taiko drumming is one of the many Japanese traditions highlighted during the Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival at the Chicago Botanic Garden Aug. 16-17.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Open Communities HUD Grant Highlights

"Outsider Perspectives of Chicago's Northern Suburbs" Focus Group a Most participants gave the northern suburbs high marks for good schools and low crime.

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Evanston Review

Evanston man gets 10 years in 2012 armed robbery of Northwestern students

A 25-year-old Evanston man who turned himself in after police circulated his photo to generate leads has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on armed robbery charges from 2012, police announced today.

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Evanston Review

Things to do around Evanston this weekend, Aug. 15-17

What festival will you go to this weekend? We've got your festival options and more with our picks of the top twelve things to do around Evanston this weekend.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Cuban Pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa to Launch 14-City North American Fall Trio Tour, 9/20

Cuban pianist Harold Lpez-Nussa announces a rare 14-city North American Fall trio tour from September 20 through October 14, 2014.

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Jewish women's group 'repairing the world' one meal at a time

"Absolutely not," said Ellen Stafman, a 27-year Deerfield resident and NCJW Chicago North Shore soup kitchen project coordinator.

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Evanston Review

Evanston sees rise in calls for rat control

The total number of rodent/rat service requests has risen over the same period from last year, with city officials seeking the help of residents to control the problem.

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Evanston Review

Home improvement: Four North Shore listings with renovations

A good floorplan or facade can mean the difference between an all-out teardown and a more manageable home renovation.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Evanston Review

City approves methane detection systems at Dawes School, Levy Senior Center

After some high methane readings were found in the James Park area this spring, Evanston officials have received approval to install detection systems at nearby Dawes School and the Levy Senior Center.

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Chicago Reader

Evanston lets Ali Abunimah speak

With police posted inside and out, Ali Abunimah spoke Monday evening at the Evanston Public Library.

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Evanston Review

Evanston organizer helps parents, kids sort out routine

The start of school is an exciting time for kids, but it can also cause stress. The sudden need to get focused and organized when it comes to school supplies, schoolwork, papers that get sent home for parents and sports equipment can be overwhelming.

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Evanston Review

Evanston man charged in Radio Shack holdup

Police arrested a 23-year-old Evanston man on Sunday after he allegedly displayed a knife and made threatening statements to a Radio Shack employee in the 1900 block of Dempster Street.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Evanston Review

Movie Review: Friendship frustrates romance in 'What If'

We're supposed to be rooting for the young potential paramours in "What If" to get together, but there's a good chance you'll actually find it more of a meh, shrug-the-shoulders situation.

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