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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 $325,000 which is roughly $253/per square foot. More Evanston information.

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1 hr ago | Evanston Review

Top nail salons in Evanston

Looking to relax on that day off from work? We recommend spoiling yourself at the salon.

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1 hr ago | Evanston Review

BHCBE of Wilmette celebrates Shabbat at the Shul

It was a busy late afternoon of meal preparation as Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah in Wilmette prepared to welcome the Sabbath on the evening of Friday, Aug. 22, for the annual Shabbat at the Shul celebration.

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1 hr ago | Evanston Review

Northwestern organ donor drive pushed

Annette "Jo" Giarrante of Evanston had a heart transplant March 11, 2007. She recently encouraged other Northwestern Memorial Hospital heart transplant recipients to register five friends or family members to the organ donor registry.

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4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Paramedic Delivers His Own Baby Daughter On Edens Expressway

A paramedic from north suburban Evanston delivered his own baby daughter Friday morning, after his wife went into labor while they were driving on the Edens Expressway.

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4 hrs ago | Live Science

The Scientific Secret to Strong Relationships

Many people say they live happy and healthy lives when they are involved in meaningful relationships, but it's unclear how people achieve these close and caring relationships, and how such bonds promote well-being.

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9 hrs ago | Patch.com

Sketchbook Brewing Memberships Selling Fast

Chicago and Evanston area craft-beer lovers now have the opportunity to be part of something special: Sketchbook Brewing Company's Community-Supported Brewery offers the public membership in a monthly growler club.

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14 hrs ago | Evanston Review

Football preview: The area's best blockers

Philip Berton Senior a Oak Park-River Forest A late bloomer, the 6-foot-4, 250-pound lineman plays guard.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

The art of humanity

Summer is coming to a close and many children will be returning to school and wanting to continue to play with others indoors as the weather cools.

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Patch.com

Evanston Named One of Country's Best Suburbs for Education

The site put Evanston at No. 7 on its Top 10 list . It singles out city's high test scores, high graduation rate and large spending per pupil.

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Patch.com

Evanston Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Cook County Department of Public Health officials announced today, August 27, 2014, that the season's first human case of West Nile virus in Cook County was discovered in a woman in her 40s from the southwest suburbs.

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Evanston Review

Football preview: What it takes to be the best student section

Students will flock to high school football games all over the area this fall, doing their best to help their peers to victory.

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Evanston Review

Things to do around Evanston on Labor Day weekend

Take advantage of the long weekend with our picks of the top eight things to do around Evanston on Labor Day weekend.

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Daily Kos

Midday open thread: press secretaries' evasions, girls' dress codes, online NSA-related discussions

Former Rep. David Rivera , "who served in Congress from 2011 to 2013, officially lost his hapless comeback bid Tuesday, falling short in the Republican primary election in Florida's 26th district," National Journal reports.

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More mosquito spraying for east, central Wilmette

North Shore Mosquito Abatement District trucks will once again make their way down the streets of Wilmette and neighboring communities Thursday night, district and Wilmette officials said Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

OpEdNews

Why We Should Not Go To War Over James Foley

Back in June 2011, James Foley gave an hour-long interview* to an auditorium of students from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he had graduated three years earlier with a Master's degree in journalism.

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Patch.com

Zagat Names 10 Hottest Evanston Restaurants, Bars and Breweries

The article calls Evanston, "a college town that hasn't been known for its culinary scene until recently, when a new wave of chefs arrived to boost its culinary cred."

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Patch.com

Evanston Ranks High Among Top Bike-to-Work Cities

Evanston ranks 15th on a list of top bike-to-work U.S. cities, according to a Bloomberg report .

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The Nation

Girls Speak Out Against Sexist School Dress Codes

In the chaotic script of a rising 8th grader, Frankie Lindsay's notecard, written in preparation for a meeting with her school's principal, read: "This school's policy is one of the reasons why the US has the 6th highest rate of rape in the world."

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Evanston Review

Jim Hoel, World War II Pow dies at 92

Jim Hoel, a World War II Prisoner of War in 'Great Escape' has died at the age of 92. The Chicago Sun-Times reports: The phone trilled at 6:30 in the morning at Jim Hoel's Evanston home on August 27, 2003, a day that proved unassailably that truth is stranger than fiction.

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How One Man Got Even With a Debt Collector in Court

Kevin Jones just did what he felt was right, but you might think of him as a hero once you hear his story.

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