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  1. Barnesville resident shares books about the Great WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... His second book, titled "Story of the World War for Young People" by William L. Nida, published in 1918 in Oak Park, Ill by the Hale Book Co., provides a "concise and simple" written story and timeline of the conflict that officially ended 100 years ...

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  2. Barnesville resident shares books about the Great WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... His second book, titled "Story of the World War for Young People" by William L. Nida, published in 1918 in Oak Park, Ill by the Hale Book Co., provides a "concise and simple" written story and timeline of the conflict that officially ended 100 years ...

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  3. 'Write whatever's in your heart': Oak Park and River...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Oak Park and River Forest High School students and staff are spreading notes of love and positivity throughout school hallways after several instances of hate-filled messages and graffiti were discovered on campus earlier this month. Oak Park and River Forest High School students and staff are spreading notes of love and positivity throughout school hallways after several instances of hate-filled messages and graffiti were discovered on campus earlier this month.

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  4. Three Named to Academic All-District I TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Dartmouth Big Green

    The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Football Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America , were announced today with three Dartmouth seniors listed among the 25 players for District I - offensive lineman . Berton, a 6-5, 275-pound native of Oak Park, Illinois, has started every game this season at right tackle for the 20th-ranked Big Green that averages 32.3 points a game.

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  5. ICPL names new directorRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 15 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... Prior to that, he served as the Marion Public Library's director for two years, and he's worked in libraries in Oak Park, Ill., and Washington, D.C. He was selected over two other finalists and Trustees president Robin Paetzold calls him a ...

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  6. Swastika discovered in bathroom at Trinity High School in River ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Chicago Tribune

    ... also addressed the issue with students through its campus ministry and guidance staff. The issue comes after nearby Oak Park and River Forest High School reported multiple incidents of hateful graffiti that were found on its campus, as well as a ...

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  7. State loophole allows property tax avoidanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... the landlord, require as part of their lease agreement that all such taxes be paid on a timely basis? Happened in Oak Park with a hot dog stand the village built for the owners after their previous property was taken in eminent domain. They didn't ...

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  8. Oak Park police: Men attack, rob driver sitting in car along Austin BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Chicago Tribune

    Police in Oak Park are searching for two men who attacked and robbed a driver in the 300 block of South Austin Boulevard on Nov. 12. Police in Oak Park are searching for two men who attacked and robbed a driver in the 300 block of South Austin Boulevard on Nov. 12. Oak Park police are searching for two men who attacked and robbed a driver along the village's eastern border the morning of Nov. 12. According to police, the driver, a Bolingbrook resident, was sitting inside a car at 9:10 a.m. in the 300 block of South Austin Boulevard when two men approached. The first man opened the unlocked driver's side door and struck the driver several times, police said.

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  9. Students head back to Holmes Elementary in Oak Park after gas leak causes brief relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Chicago Tribune

    Students and staff of an Oak Park School District 97 school were briefly relocated to a nearby school Wednesday morning after officials said a gas leak was detected at Oliver Wendell Holmes Elementary School. Students and staff of an Oak Park School District 97 school were briefly relocated to a nearby school Wednesday morning after officials said a gas leak was detected at Oliver Wendell Holmes Elementary School.

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  10. Veto session previewRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... "I think, at this moment in time anyway, it is taking up much of the oxygen in the room." State Sen. Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, who serves as the Senate president pro tempore, said with all the challenges facing the state, he doesn't think there will ...

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  11. Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood hosts annual Fatherhood Empowerment SymposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Daily Herald

    On Nov. 3, the annual free Fatherhood Empowerment Symposium was held by the Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood at the Oak Park Public Library in Oak Park. Leving set the tone for the day by saying, "If you can dream it, you can do it.

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  12. New apartments may tower next to Wright's Unity TempleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Curbed

    Oak Park, Chicago's immediate neighbor to the west, could get a new tallest building: a 28-story rental high-rise situated just steps Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Unity Temple . Although developers have yet to publicly unveil their plan for the U.S. Bank branch drive-thru at 835 Lake Street, they did meet privately with nearby condo owners, reported the Wednesday Journal on Monday.

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  13. Police: Teen sent swastika to phones at Chicago-area schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Education Week

    A 14-year-old boy has been charged with sending a swastika image to the smartphones of other students during a suburban Chicago high school assembly. Oak Park police say the student at Oak Park and River Forest High School faces a misdemeanor charge of disseminating harmful material and faces a juvenile court hearing on Wednesday.

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  14. Teen AirDropped swastika to phones at high school: copsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | New York Post

    A 14-year-old boy has been charged with sending a swastika image to the smartphones of other students during a suburban Chicago high school assembly. Oak Park police say the student at Oak Park and River Forest High School faces a misdemeanor charge of disseminating harmful material and faces a juvenile court hearing on Wednesday.

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  15. 'Give me what you got': Masked man with gun steals phone...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Chicago Tribune

    Police in Oak Park are searching for a man who robbed a driver of her cellphone at gunpoint the afternoon of Nov. 9. Police in Oak Park are searching for a man who robbed a driver of her cellphone at gunpoint the afternoon of Nov. 9. Oak Park police are searching for a gunman who robbed a woman on Friday afternoon. According to a police summary, the woman, a Chicago resident, was sitting in her car in the 400 block of Wisconsin Avenue when the gunman approached at about 2:45 p.m. The man, who stood about 5-foot-8, was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head and a black face mask, police said.

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  16. OPRF student, 13, charged after allegedly distributing swastika image, Oak Park police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Chicago Tribune

    Police announced that a 13-year-old Oak Park and River Forest High School student has been charged with electronically distributing an image of a swastika during a school assembly last week. Police announced that a 13-year-old Oak Park and River Forest High School student has been charged with electronically distributing an image of a swastika during a school assembly last week.

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  17. School officials address 3 racist, anti-Semitic incidents at OPRFRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Families of students at Oak Park and River Forest High School will soon receive letters from their district superintendent about three incidents involving racist images at the school. The letters are part of a series of measures school officials are taking after racist graffiti was twice found on campus and some students were later sent images of swastikas to their smartphones during an assembly.

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  18. New benefits in Medicare plans not easy to findRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... or 'no,'” said Georgia Gerdes, a health care choices specialist at AgeOptions, the Area Agency on Aging in Oak Park, Ill., outside Chicago. That's hardly enough, she said. “There is a lot of information on the plan finder, but there is ...

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  19. 'Let's grieve together': OPRF students march with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Chicago Tribune

    Students and community members walk east along Lake Street during a Unite Against Hate March on Sunday in Oak Park. Students and community members walk east along Lake Street during a Unite Against Hate March on Sunday in Oak Park.

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  20. Medicare Advantage has new benefits, but they're tough to findRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 10 | WAAY

    ... 'yes' or 'no,' said Georgia Gerdes a health care choices specialist at AgeOptions, the Area Agency on Aging in Oak Park, Illinois, outside Chicago. That's hardly enough, she said. "There is a lot of information on the plan finder, but there is a lot ...

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