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  1. Grandmother seeks custody of baby living in Bali prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    ... suitcase at a resort in Bali. Her daughter, Heather Mack, of Chicago, and Heather's boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer , of Oak Park, were tried and found guilty in her murder. The grandmother's attorney, Michael Goldberg, said he planned to file Walker's ...

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  2. Colella, LeonardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northwest Herald

    Leonard Colella Leonard Colella, 66 of Sun City, Huntley, passed away on Wednesday morning, February 15, 2017 following an extended illness. He was born August 15, 1950 in Oak Park, Illinois the son of Leonard M. and Anna Marie Colella.

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  3. Stacy Keach to Return as Ernest Hemingway in PAMPLONA at the GoodmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at Goodman Theatre -so close to where Hemingway grew up-is perfect." Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) was born in Oak Park, IL, and got his start as a journalist writing for The Kansas City Star after attending Oak Park and River Forest High School. ...

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  4. Budget could be $7 billion out of balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WQQL-FM Springfield

    ... way and let everybody else do (their) job, because, clearly, he doesn't want to do his." State Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) did not call for a change of power, but he was equally withering in his critique, saying it was essentially a forty-minute ...

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  5. Ttab Affirms Rejection of New Drawing, Reverses Geographical Refusal of Oak Park Design Mark for BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The TTABlog

    The Board rejected applicant's attempt to amend the drawing of the mark shown below to delete the words "SACRAMENTO CA," finding that such an amendment would be a material alteration of the mark as filed. However, the Board reversed a Section 2 refusal of the original mark for beer because Oak Park of Sacramento, California, is too obscure a location.

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  6. I Rode a Bike in the Snow to the Mini-MartRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Coudal

    If there was ever a song to listen to when I drive from Oak Park, IL to Benton Harbor, MI on Thursday, this is it.

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  7. 'Tuesdays With Morrie' comes to West ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Daily Herald

    This isn't the first time actor Howard Raik has taken on the demanding role of Morrie Schwartz, the Morrie of "Tuesdays With Morrie" fame. "I had the pleasure of playing it once before, about three years ago," the Oak Park resident said.

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  8. Restaurant openings: Second Graeter's coming, Growling Rabbit re-opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Winnetka location, Graeter said the suburb was one of several the company has been eyeing, including Naperville, Oak Park and Evanston. With emphasis on "hope," Graeter said he hopes the Winnetka location can stick to its opening schedule, and there ...

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  9. Paternal grandmother of Heather Mack's daughter petitions for custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Chicago Tribune

    Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was discovered by Indonesian police Aug. 12, 2014, stuffed into a suitcase at a resort in Bali. Her daughter, Heather Mack, of Chicago, and Heather's boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, of Oak Park, were tried and found guilty in her murder.

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  10. The Murders at Wright's TaliesinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Free Dictionary

    Wright began the building in 1911 after leaving his first wife, Catherine Tobin, and his Oak Park, Illinois , home and studio in 1909. The impetus behind Wright's departure was his affair with Mamah Borthwick Cheney , who had been his client, along with her husband, Edwin Cheney .

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  11. 9 Displaced after Oak Park apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WGN-TV Chicago

    OAK PARK, Ill.- Firefighters worked against the cold temperatures to strike out a fire that broke out around 1 a.m. Friday morning at a three-story apartment building in Oak Park. Flames could be seen shooting out of the lower floors of the six unit building at 316 West Washington Street.

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  12. Family Questions Police Account in Officer-Involved ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | NBC Chicago

    ... Wednesday night. A Forest Park officer feared for his life, police said, when he shot and killed Marco Gomez in Oak Park last Friday. Police say Gomez was driving a stolen car and accelerated toward the officer when he was fatally shot. Forest Park ...

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  13. Target taking over former Lakeview Whole Foods location on AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Curbed

    ... On tap is a new location at Belmont and Clark opening in July, a new store for Skokie opening in October, an Oak Park location also opening in October, and a proposed store for Rogers Park . It's been nearly five months since the ambitious Riverline ...

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  14. Diversity and humanity at Roar Reading SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Daily Campus

    Gint Aras reads one of the chapter of his latest book, the Fugu Gint Aras. Living in Oak Park, Illinois with his family.

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  15. Oak Park board unanimously passes ordinance to become sanctuary cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WGN-TV Chicago

    OAK PARK, Ill. -- A large crowd packed a village board meeting in Oak Park Monday night as the board considered a so-called "Welcoming Ordinance."

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  16. 'The Founder': The Original HamburglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | IBerkshires

    ... if it's true that success is usually spawned from what we learn in failure, then Kroc, who originally hailed from Oak Park, Ill., had plenty of education in that area. Informally studying diners, drive-ins and dives long before Guy Fieri took to ...

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  17. The Land Lincoln - " and immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Daily Gazette

    ... has some of the nation's most immigrant-friendly laws. Advocates are pushing sanctuary ordinances in suburbs like Oak Park. The state's largest immigrant advocacy group, the Illinois Coalition of Immigrant and Refugee Rights, is pushing city ...

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  18. Police investigating I-290 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois State Police are investigating a shooting on Interstate 290 near Forest Park and Oak Park after a person sought treatment for a gunshot wound at Mount Sinai Hospital. About 3:15 a.m. Sunday, a person was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound to the calf, troopers said.

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  19. Phil Vettel reviews The HeritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | WGN-TV Chicago

    You might not think of Forest Park's stretch of Madison Street as a restaurant row, but there are so many dining options here - pub food, family Italian, Cajun, Francesca's Fiore - that even midweek you might have to hunt a little for a parking spot. But Oak Park couple Mischa and Jacob DeHart thought the neighborhood needed more, so they found a property to develop and recruited two chefs - Sieger Bayer and Michael Spiewak - to run the place.

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  20. Wheaton North's Nelson cleans up at regionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Daily Herald

    After spending last summer improving with an Oak Park-based off-season training program, the opponent was Oak Park-River Forest junior Jack Fisher. "He's actually my practice partner during the summer so we know each other really well," Nelson said.

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