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  1. News briefs: New Lenox offers QPR classRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | The Southtown Star

    A class in QPR - Question, Persuade and Refer, which is considered the CPR of mental health - will be offered free to New Lenox residents from 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 9 at the village hall, 1 Veterans Parkway.

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  2. High School Football: Nagel feeling at home with LemontRead the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | The Southtown Star

    Flynn Nagel couldn't wait to get on the field with his new Lemont teammates to compete in the Richards 7-on-7 passing tournament.

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  3. Food Network to film at Lockport's Old Canal Days this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 13 | The Southtown Star

    Adding a section for gourmet food trucks might prove to be one of the best decisions organizers of this year's Old Canal Days festival in Lockport have made.

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  4. Disabato: Confident Providence having a ball in postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 11 | The Southtown Star

    When Providence was sitting 16-12 and languishing near the bottom of the rugged Catholic League Blue standings, a postseason run appeared about as likely as seeing St. Rita coach Mike Zunica guide his team most of the season without a front tooth.

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  5. News briefs: McGuire to hold Lockport town hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    State Sen. Pat McGuire, D-Crest Hill, will hold four town hall meetings in June, including one from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at Lockport City Hall, 222 E. 9th St. The meetings, which are open to the public, will give area residents an opportunity to discuss state and local issues, according to a release from McGuire's office.

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  6. Baseball: Providence finding reward in playoffsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Beyond competing in the Catholic League Blue, the Celtics twice tangled with SouthWest Suburban Blue champion Lockport and once each against defending Class 3A state champion Joliet Catholic and New Trier.

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  7. Baseball: Providence finding reward in playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Beyond competing in the Catholic League Blue, the Celtics twice tangled with SouthWest Suburban Blue champion Lockport and once each against defending Class 3A state champion Joliet Catholic and New Trier.

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  8. Boys Tennis: Marian Catholic's Kyle Scheffers wins...Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Two singles players and one doubles team representing the Southland remain in play after the first day of the Boys State Tennis Tournament.

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  9. Disabato: Southland baseball teams have what it takes...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    With the high school baseball playoffs in full swing, the most common question I'm asked is, "Which team do you think will win a state championship?" That's not the case this postseason.

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  10. Local National Merit Scholars announcedRead the original story

    May 18, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced this year's 2,500 National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners, according to a press release.

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  11. Boys Track and Field: Sandburg sending four relays to state meetRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Sandburg's four relay teams and Lockport double-winner Cody Andrus in the hurdles were among the top Southland performers Friday night at the Class 3A Romeoville Sectional at Lewis University.

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  12. Before coyotes moved in, wounded eagle rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    The sun was setting. Coyotes would soon be roaming. And it was only a matter of time before they would have found the wounded bald eagle that had hopped across Pete Beechick's yard in southwest suburban Homer Glen Friday evening.

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  13. Man arrested after dodging cab fare, battering driver in Orland ParkRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    A man was arrested Thurday night after he ran off instead of paying his $80 cab fare last week in southwest suburban Orland Park.

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  14. Boys Tennis: Lockport wins SouthWest Suburban Blue titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Lockport, which never had won a SouthWest Suburban Blue title in boys tennis, needed every point it could get Saturday to change that.

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  15. Girls Track and Field: Lemont's Vika Marmaite makes...Read the original story

    May 16, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Told in February that a new student just moved in from Lithuania was interested in running track, the Lemont coach asked Marmaite how far she triple-jumped at their initial meeting.

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  16. Local National Merit Scholars announcedRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced this year's 2,500 National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners, according to a press release.

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  17. Girls Track and Field: Lincoln-Way East wins SouthWest ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    With defending Class 3A state champion Lincoln-Way East in the field, competition at the SouthWest Suburban Blue Meet was at an elite level.

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  18. Lockport lock, dam getting major overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Unlike the highly visible trucks and rail cars that haul cargo across country, the millions of tons of coal, steel, cement, rock and agricultural products that move along the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal from Chicago to New Orleans and other parts of the world are not so obvious.

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  19. Insurer sues 9 counties over flood liabilityRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Farmers Insurance Co. has filed a lawsuit in multiple counties in northeastern Illinois, including Cook and Will, contending that it's not responsible for widespread flood damage from heavy rains a year ago because the damage was "completely preventable," according to a company spokesman. 3 comments

  20. Lockport grad discovers new salamander speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Michael Steffen thought he screwed up. But it turns out the 2005 graduate of Lockport Township High School accidentally made a unique discovery, one of the biggest in the world of salamanders in 70 years.

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