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1 hr ago | Lincolnshire Review

Opening day offers fun inside and outside the Lake County Fair

Round Lake 14-year-old Ashly Frazier found herself walking straight into a cake-decorating demonstration hosted by the professionals from the Lovin' Oven Cakery in Round Lake Beach.

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Related Topix: Round Lake Beach, IL, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert

14 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Weekend picks: Aerosmith, Slash team up to Let Rock Rule

Rock this way: Rock on when Aerosmith performs its Let Rock Rule tour with Slash tonight at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park.

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Related Topix: Tinley Park, IL, Algonquin, IL, Grayslake, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Des Plaines, IL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lincolnshire Review

Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships

The Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce recently presented three Ronald J. Jonas Memorial Scholarships.

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Related Topix: Buffalo Grove, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Ohio State University

Patch.com

Lake Bluff Man Arrested for Driving Under Influence of Alcohol and Drugs

The following information is from the Lake Forest Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Related Topix: Lake Bluff, IL, Gurnee, IL, Round Lake, IL

WGN-TV Chicago

Man accused of sexually abusing child at daycare run by wife

A Lake County man has been charged and is accused of sexually abusing a 5-year-old at the daycare run by his wife.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Waukegan, IL

Daily Herald

Man charged after shooting at Round Lake Beach home

A Waukegan man is being held in Lake County jail on $100,000 bail on weapons charges after he was accused of shooting at a Round Lake Beach house just after midnight Saturday, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Round Lake Beach, IL, Waukegan, IL, Zion, IL

CBS Local

Teen Drowns While Swimming With Friends In Lake County

The drowning of a teenager in Lake County has authorities stressing safety ahead of one of the hottest days of the year.

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Related Topix: Third Lake, IL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Herald

Join the bilingual guided nature hike

A bilingual guided nature hike will be held from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 at the Oak Spring Road canoe launch in Libertyville.

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Related Topix: Libertyville, IL

Daily Herald

Man gets 40 years for kidnapping, torturing ex-girlfriend

A Waukegan man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Monday for kidnapping and torturing his ex-girlfriend in a North Chicago apartment over 24 hours in January 2013.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL, North Chicago, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Lake Forester

Take the 'hidden route' to the Lake County Fair

Thousands of extra motorists driving through an ongoing road-construction project might sound like a recipe for traffic pain, but Lake County Fair production manager John Maguire said there is one significant saving grace for visitors to the 86th annual event.

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Related Topix: Midlothian, IL, Lake Forest, IL

Daily Herald

Aug. 6: 'Connect to College of Lake County' event

Recent high school graduates and their families are invited to attend the "Connect to CLC Event" from 4:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday Aug. 6 at the Grayslake campus in Building C, Room C003 .

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Standardized Testing, Education

Daily Herald

Kids 1st Health Fair Shifts Focus to Offer New Resources

Kids 1st Health Fair, which has provided free immunizations and other health services to low-income Lake County children since 1993, is evolving in response to new federal guidelines.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Waukegan, IL, Franklin University, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

Patch.com

Former HPHS Sub Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

The Highland Park High School substitute teacher who was arrested for what police called "disparaging rants" after being let go from the job this spring has been charged with possession of child pornography, police said Monday.

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Related Topix: Highland Park, IL

Lake Forester

Lake County Fair begins five-day run on Wednesday

The gates for the 86th annual Lake County Fair opened Wednesday, the renewal of a midsummer ritual that draws more than 80,000 each year to the center of the county.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Lake Forest, IL

Daily Herald

Ryerson Woods to host outdoor performance of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

William Blake's "Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing" depicts a scene from William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

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Related Topix: Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Riverwoods, IL, Arts

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Republic

Girl Scout troop for deaf started

Lake Villa resident Kim Olsen couldn't help but smile as she looked out a window to watch her daughter participate in a Girl Scout troop flag ceremony.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WLS-AM Chicago

Pair indicted after alleged shopping spree with stolen credit cards

A Waukegan man and a Zion woman were indicted Wednesday for allegedly using stolen credit cards for a shopping spree in Deerfield, according to the Lake County State's Attorney's office and the Deerfield Police Department.

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Related Topix: Waukegan, IL, Zion, IL, Deerfield, IL

Daily Herald

Neighborhood on Gurnee's west side becoming tropical bird paradise

These canaries recently were found roaming around Capitol Lane on Gurnee's west side.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL, Spring Grove, IL

Daily Herald

Round Lake Beach approves Meijer plan for Mallard Creek shopping center

Round Lake Beach officials gave preliminary approval for a Meijer superstore and other uses at the Mallard Creek shopping center on Rollins Road near Route 83. Round Lake Beach officials have taken a key step in the process to rejuvenate a moribund shopping center with the approval of plans for a Meijer supercenter.

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Related Topix: Round Lake Beach, IL

Daily Herald

Going to Lolla? Book a hotel package

La-la Land for Lolla fans Attending Lollapalooza? Experience the ultimate VIP weekend at The James Chicago, including hotel packages with VIP perks, restaurant and bar offerings, and special events.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, River North (Chicago, IL), Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Home Gardening, Home

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