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  1. Obituary: Forrest Edward Mars Jr. / Scion of a candy empire Mars Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... science fiction fantasy. (Reese's Pieces were used instead, and sales boomed.) Forrest Edward Mars Jr. was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on Aug. 16, 1931, to Forrest Mars Sr. and the former Audrey Ruth Meyer, a volunteer at cancer fundraising ...

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  2. Billionaire Forrest Mars Jr, enigmatic steward of global chocolate bar empire, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... wn for a meal. They have awful recollections surrounding food and their father." Forrest Edward Mars Jr was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on August 16, 1931 .When he was a child, his father moved the family to Slough, England, where Mars

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  3. Candy magnate Forrest Mars Jr. is dead at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... a falling out with the executive director, to Fort Ticonderoga in New York. Forrest Edward Mars Jr. was born in Oak Park, Ill., on Aug. 16, 1931, to Forrest Mars Sr. and the former Audrey Ruth Meyer. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Yale ...

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  4. Forrest Mars Jr., Mars Inc.'s Billionaire Co-Owner, Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... " he said in a lecture to business students at Duke University. Forrest Edward Mars Jr. was born Aug. 16, 1931, in Oak Park, Illinois, to parents Forrest E. Mars Sr. and Audrey Ruth Meyer. "Forrest Jr., John and Jacqueline had an ordinary ...

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  5. Woman reunited with birth mother after 34 years thanks to FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Independent.ie

    Adopted Kaye-Madonna Hindes, 34, decided to track down her mother after she was diagnosed with anal precancer having already battled cervical cancer. She posted an appeal on the social network looking for 'Aimee from Oak Park, Illinois in 1981' along with a photo and letter written by her mother.

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  6. Magic returns: Bookstores celebrating 'Harry Potter and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Chicago Tribune

    ... said. "We want to surprise his fans, as well as the book being a surprise." Over at the Magic Tree Bookstore in Oak Park, owner Beth Albrecht's daughter Rosie Albrecht indicated they are equally in the dark about what to expect in this latest ...

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  7. Adopted Minnesota finds her birth mother thanks to FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Daily Mail

    Hindes had shared a post on June 15 saying she was looking for 'Aimee from Oak Park, Illinois in 1981' along with a photo and letter Last month, Kate-Madonna Hindes, 34, of St Paul turned to the social media site for help in locating her birth mother, Aimee Sordelli. On June 15, she shared a post saying she was looking for 'Aimee from Oak Park, Illinois in 1981' and included a vintage photo and a letter written years ago from her birth mother.

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  8. Dates Announced for CDOT's Bike Classes, Suitable for Absolute BeginnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Streets Blog Chicago

    ... from 475 stations and 4750 bikes to 584 stations and 6,000 bikes, including ten stations in Evanston and 13 in Oak Park (the suburbs lined up their own funding). Of the 85 stations being installed in Chicago, almost all are going to the South and ...

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  9. Halper, JenniferRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Northwest Herald

    Jennifer A. Halper Born: August 28, 1970; in Oak Park, IL Died: July 18, 2016; in Woodstock, IL Jennifer A. Halper, 45, of Woodstock, died Monday July 18, 2016 at Centegra Hospital- Woodstock. She was born in Oak Park, Illinois on August 28, 1970.

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  10. What's Up With Evanston's Unusual Divvy Station Location Pattern?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Streets Blog Chicago

    As I pointed out back in early June when the new Divvy expansion map was released, which included the system's first suburban docking stations in Evanston and Oak Park, the locations of the ten Evanston stations seemed a little odd. When Chicago originally launched the bike-share system in 2013, a high number of stations were concentrated downtown and in dense, relatively affluent Near-North Lakefront areas, with roughly quarter-mile spacing between stations, in an effort to make the system financially sustainable.

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  11. Tariq Castro-Fields narrows list, but no decision imminent; Penn State lands walk-onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | PennLive.com

    ... and decide to go to a different school, but at least for now, the long snapper intends to go to Penn State. The Oak Park, Ill., Fenwick class of 2017 snapper announced on social media Tuesday night that he has accepted a preferred walk-on offer from ...

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  12. Medical examiner: Man died of heroin overdose at Oak Park libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Chicago Tribune

    The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the April 11 death of a homeless man at the Oak Park Public Library the result of a heroin overdose. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the April 11 death of a homeless man at the Oak Park Public Library the result of a heroin overdose.

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  13. Naperville code update could prevent housing discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Daily Herald

    ... in its code, Coles said. Of more than 100 communities Evans reviewed, she said only Chicago, Cook County, Maywood, Oak Park and Urbana define acceptable income sources in their codes. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, ...

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  14. Clarence E. Hemingway family, Oak Park, Illinois, ca. 1917.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    This photograph of the Clarence E. Hemingway family (Oak Park, Illinois, ca. 1917) is part of the Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. From left to right: Dr. C. E. Hemingway, Carol, Grace ... 1 comment

  15. 'You can't be neutral': Demonstrators march against discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Anthony Clark leads a group in a chant of "More Love, Less Hate" as they arrive at Madison Street and Marengo Avenue in Forest Park. Clark, an Oak Park River Forest High School teacher, organized a "March to Madison" peaceful protest against racism and discrimination.

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  16. 1 dead, 7 wounded in shootings on West, South sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Chicago Tribune

    ... unds to the chest, arm and right buttock, Trainor said. Someone drove the victim to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park , and he was transferred to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition. 1 comment

  17. Artist turns hot glass into ethereal artRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Lloyd Wright houses: The Meyer-May House in Grand Rapids, Mich., and the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park. The location of this show and sale was the reason Lotton decided to participate. But in the shop, it doesn't seem so glamorous. ...

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  18. Engelhardt, Patricia AnnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Northwest Herald

    Patricia Ann Engelhardt Born: November 24, 1932; in Oak Park, IL Died: July 9, 2016; in McHenry, IL Patricia Ann Engelhardt, age 83, of McHenry, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Alden Terrace of McHenry. She was born November 24, 1932 in Oak Park to Homer and Watson.

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  19. Dwyane Wade, other NBA stars open ESPYs urging end to profiling, gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... and invest time and resources in helping rebuild them. He asked them to educate themselves and renounce violence. Oak Park's Iman Shumpert also attended the "Body at The ESPYs" pre-party at the Avalon Hollywood. The Oak Park and River Forest product ...

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  20. Roundup: ESPY Awards has Chicago connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Wade and wife Gabrielle Union-Wade walked the red carpet Tuesdsay night for ESPN the Magazine's body issue party. Oak Park's Iman Shumpert also attended the "Body at The ESPYs" pre-party at the Avalon Hollywood. The Oak Park and River Forest product ...

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