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Why would Bruce Rauner want to buy the governor's mansion?
Wallpaper is buckling in the governor's mansion, a spokesperson for Governor Pat Quinn showed earlier this month.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits
Illinois Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up to the crowd Monday during a news conference in Chicago.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Winnetka Warns of IRS Phone Scams
The following is from the Village of Winnetka: Several residents have reported receiving telephone calls from people claiming to work for the IRS.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
My FOX Chicago
Ill. Supreme Court won't hear term limits appeal
The Illinois Supreme Court won't review a lower court ruling barring a question on lawmaker term limits from appearing on November's ballot.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Winnetka native Elizabeth Lyons performs at Lake County Fair
Award-winning country singer/songwriter Elizabeth Lyons said she'll feel like she's at home when she performs at the Lake County Fair July 24. A Winnetka native and New Trier High School graduate, Lyons and her family spent many a hot July day at the fair.
Golf: Chadd Slutzky leaves them hanging with opening-round lead of Illinois State Amateur
"Sorry guys, I'm just not that exciting," Chadd Slutzky said Tuesday, ending an interview with a smile and shrug of his shoulders.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Midterm Elections: Rauner Leads Quinn 51-39 in New Poll
Come November, Springfield could very well see a changing of the guard from Gov. Pat Quinn to Bruce Rauner.
Three's a charm for Winnetka accessories boutique
What's a good birthday gift for a woman turning 40? That's the question that led best friends, Davi Berk and Paula Zacharia to open Winnetka's Willow Boutique, the high-end accessories boutique that's celebrating three years in business this month.
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High Schoolers Learn Personal Finance Through On-Campus Banking
Many teens in the U.S. have a basic understanding a of how to manage money.a But using real financial products, such as a savings account, could help them understand the complicated topic better.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Book notes: Chris Bohjalian stops at Naperville's Anderson's
Meet mystery writer Lori Rader-Day as she discusses and signs copies of her debut thriller, "The Black Hour," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Louise Steffen is 95
My mother is celebrating birthday #95 today . I will be in Chicago this weekend enjoying the time with family.
Opinion: Quinn Mocks Rauner's $100,000 Parking Spot
WARNING: This news might make you spit out your coffee. According to the Sun-Times ' Michael Sneed, Bruce Rauner paid $100,000 for one parking spot.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
My FOX Chicago
Instacart: Your own personal grocery shopper
It's a grocery service that hires personal shoppers to pick up your stuff at the store of your choice, and deliver it to you - with their own personal cars - within a couple hours if you want.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Former Lurie Mansion on Sale for $8.75M
Philanthropists Anne and Robert Lurie built a 10-bedroom, Mediterranean-style lakefront mansion in Winnetka in the early 1990s, which is now for sale for $8.75 million.
Rauner Firm Gave Contribution After Deal
MARCH 18: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner gives the thumbs-up after casting his ballot in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Grandbooking: Bookstore love
I recently read-and enjoyed-the novel, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin, a sweet homage to independent bookstores.