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  1. 2015 Tuskegee Airmen Legacy Fly-In & Open House At Historic Moton FieldRead the original story

    Thursday | PR Log

    PRLog - July 2, 2015 - FOREST PARK, Ill. -- Moton Field, the WWII training ground of the heroic Tuskegee Airmen, hosts another spectacular Fly-In, from 10AM-3PM, Friday, July 24, 2015 .

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  2. Bill Bradshaw named Bruce Junior High School principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Gilmer Mirror

    By Phillip Williams The Gilmer school board Monday night named Bill Bradshaw, a former coach in Gilmer ISD, as Bruce Junior High School principal, meaning three of the school district's four campuses will have new principals this fall. Bradshaw, who has been principal of Forest Park Middle School in Longview ISD since 2012, will succeed Dawn Harris, who becomes Gilmer ISD's director of grants and special programs.

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  3. Chicago's Healy Elementary School and Major Adams Center to Receive ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | PRWeb

    ... other elements to allow for safe play and learning for students. Connor Sports has also joined hands with the Forest Park (MI) School District near the Connor manufacturing mill located in Amasa in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on a satellite service ...

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  4. Fire at Division Blue Line station temporarily halts serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | My FOX Chicago

    ... g to the CTA and Fire Media Affairs. Trains were operating in two sections-between O'Hare and Damen, and between Forest Park and LaSalle, but service was getting back to normal about 3:40 p.m., according to the CTA.

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  5. Blue Line, Eisenhower Reopen After Heavy Storms, FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | CBS Local

    ... CTA Blue Line, as well as viaducts throughout the city and suburbs. The CTA Blue Line was suspended between the Forest Park and Cicero stations for several hours because of standing water, the transit agency said. Both directions of the Eisenhower ...

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  6. Oak Park Police Reports: Burglary, iPhone Theft, TrespassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Patch.com

    ... according to Oak Park police. The estimated loss is $327. Damion Fisher, age 36 of the 7700 block of Van Buren, Forest Park, was arrested June 9 in the 100 block of North Grove for criminal trespass, according to Oak Park police. Cartier Leflore, ...

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  7. Mike's Last ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Beachcomber

    ... aken to a local trauma center and died eight days later. We are grateful to Michael's sister, Courtney Banner in Forest Park, Ill., for passing along his "last shot." [See also letters section on page 9.]

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  8. Police investigating homicide of man shot Sunday in Forest Park neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD - A man shot while traveling in a car Sunday afternoon has died, making the shooting the 12th homicide of the year in the city. The shooting at the corner of Allen and Malden streets in the city's Forest Park section happened at about 1:27 p.m. Sunday.

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  9. Chicago Man Steals Ambulance, Crashes in Wisc.: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | NBC Chicago

    A Chicago man stole an ambulance Monday and began a bizarre journey that landed him in a secure medical facility in Wisconsin facing various criminal charges, police said. Michael Buckner, 23, was being transported from Trinity Hospital to Riveredge Hospital in Forest Park when he somehow took possession of the ambulance and fled in it on westbound Interstate 290, Illinois State Police said.

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  10. Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Pedestrian in West Englewood, Abandons the CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Streets Blog Chicago

    ... Sedovic said. The Cook County medical examiner's office identified the man as Leon Radcliff, of west-suburban Forest Park. The car, a dark-colored Nissan Altima sedan, was later found abandoned on the 6500 block of South Laflin Avenue, a few blocks ...

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  11. Annual expungement summit aims to help everday people improve their livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Examiner.com

    An annual expungement in Forest Park, IL attracts more than 2,500 people each year seeking to have arrests and convictions removed from their criminal record. Organizers of a free expungement summit for Cook County residents said the purpose of the 11th annual Adult and Juvenile Expungement Summit is to help people who may be struggling to secure employment, housing or other opportunities because of their criminal record.

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  12. [SF/F/H Link Post] The Benefits of Imagined Worlds; The Feminine...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | SF Signal

    Mike Norton will appear at Defiant Comics in Forest Park, IL on Saturday, June 27, 2015 to sign the first issue of the Secret Wars tie-in, Years of Future Past, starring the X-Men! RSVP on Facebook . Writer Ivan Brandon will appear at Tr!ckster in Berkeley, CA on Thursday, June 25th at 6:00 PM to celebrate the release of his sci-fi graphic novel, DRIFTER: Out of the Night vol 1 from Image Comics.

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  13. Riverside Police Arrest Westchester Man with 31 Prior ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Patch.com

    ... for a series of retail thefts. His girlfriend, a 26-year-old resident of Lyons, was taken into custody by Forest Park police and WEDGE Units for related felony retail theft crimes, police reported. Weger said before he was stopped by Riverside ...

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  14. McAdam Landscaping, Nursery & Garden Center Offers Insight,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Patch.com

    Company to be among 100-plus civic, cultural, social service, business, educational and religious organizations at annual Oak Park festival For the 10th consecutive year, McAdam Landscaping will have a booth at A Day in Our Village, the annual festival that highlights the community's diverse organizations and offerings, From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 7th, personnel from McAdam Landscaping as well as its Nursery & Garden Center at 2001 Des Plaines Ave. in Forest Park will be on hand to greet visitors at Scoville Park, situated on the northwest corner of Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue.

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  15. Black Hawk restoration to begin in earnest this monthRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    OREGON – Although work has not yet begun on site, behind-the-scenes preparations to repair the Black Hawk statue are underway. Project conservator Dr. Andrzej Dajnowski, from Conservation of Sculpture & Objects Studio, in Forest Park, said Tuesday that he and his crew had been testing various repair mixtures to make sure the blend to fill the cracks would match the statue.

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  16. 'Can You Afford to Retire?' Class Set for June 10th in WheatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... niors with emergency needs and raises public awareness of issues affecting seniors in Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park.

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  17. Transit-oriented plan proceeding in LibertyvilleRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... Friday, the agency said it would kick off transit-oriented development zoning projects in Brookfield, Evanston, Forest Park and Highwood. The zoning rules are expected to streamline the approval process for future transit-oriented development ...

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  18. Spirited aging expert Dr. Bob Atchley keynotes Celebrating Seniors luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... and Action," came before a cross-section of community leaders from throughout Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park and capped the 5th Annual Celebrating Seniors Week. Consisting of a weeklong series of nearly 50 events in the three communities, ...

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  19. Folksy & Spirited, Aging Expert Dr. Bob Atchley Keynotes Closing...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... and Action," came before a cross-section of community leaders from throughout Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park and capped the 5th Annual Celebrating Seniors Week. Consisting of a weeklong series of nearly 50 events in the three communities, ...

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  20. Cook County Commissioner wants to charge gang bangers as domestic terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | My FOX Chicago

    After another violent weekend in Chicago in which 12 people were murdered and 43 others wounded, a Cook County Commissioner is calling for drastic measures to go after hard core gang members. "They're terrorists trying to destabilize communities and we ought to charge them with domestic terrorism," said Commissioner Richard Boykin of Forest Park.

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