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  1. Log-rolling lumberjacks make state debut in Orland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Chicago Tribune

    A crowd gathered along the shore of Centennial Park's Lake Sedgewick in Orland Park Saturday to watch participants compete in a log-rolling competition, which will be aired on Comcast SportsNet next weekend. A crowd gathered along the shore of Centennial Park's Lake Sedgewick in Orland Park Saturday to watch participants compete in a log-rolling competition, which will be aired on Comcast SportsNet next weekend.

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  2. Saint Xavier to close Arizona campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Chicago Tribune

    University spokesperson Karla Thomas said at least 25 students in the Phoenix suburb will be affected by the closure, which is scheduled for the end of fall semester. "We are trying to work with them for a smooth transition," Thomas said.

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  3. Founder of Don's Hot Dogs in Orland Park diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    When Donald S. Habich first opened a franchise of Jr.'s Hot Dogs in Oak Forest in 1977, he was worried whether he could make ends meet with a wife and young children. "Oh, he was so afraid it wouldn't make it," said his wife, Jean.

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  4. Twin Peaks coming to Orland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Another sports bar that features servers dressed in midriff-baring tops and short shorts in a Pacific Northwest theme is coming soon to Orland Park . Twin Peaks, a Dallas-based chain, is now hiring for its new Orland location, which is under construction in the former Mimi's Cafe at 16154 S. LaGrange Rd. Auditions for Twin Peaks servers are being held at the Hilton Homewood Suites, 16245 S. LaGrange Rd., from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

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  5. Families, friends gather for MS walk in Orland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Raising awareness of multiple sclerosis and raising money to help find a cure was a common goal for hundreds of people taking part in an MS fundraising walk Sunday in Orland Park. Held at Centennial Park, it was one of several fundraising walks that took place around the Chicago area, with teams of walkers bundled up against the chill as they walked around the perimeter of the 200-acre park at 15600 West Ave. Walk MS is the largest annual fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Greater Illinois Chapter, with more than $2.6 million raised last year.

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  6. Baseball notes: Illinois recruit Ryan Kutt makes his pitch for RiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    When it comes to dominating the competition on the mound and at the plate, Brother Rice junior Ryan Kutt is, well, a cut or two above the competition. "I came out this season with a little more attitude," said Kutt, an Orland Park resident.

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  7. Orland Park offers electronics recycling, paper shredding for Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Chase Tabor, 12, of Boy Scout Troop 318, hands a donated bike over to Troop Leader Steve Bailye at Orland Park's Earth Day event on Saturday. Chase Tabor, 12, of Boy Scout Troop 318, hands a donated bike over to Troop Leader Steve Bailye at Orland Park's Earth Day event on Saturday.

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  8. Three arrested in Orland prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Two women were charged with prostitution after undercover police conducted a sting on an Orland massage parlor, a police statement said. Suyun Jin, 47, of the 9200 block of Wherry Lane in Orland Park, and Hongxiu Fu, 47, of the 300 block of W. 23rd Street in Chicago, were charged with misdemeanor counts of prostitution after Orland Park police and the Cook County Sheriff's Police Vice Unit conducted undercover operations at ZY Massage, according to a press release from the Orland Park police.

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  9. Sex workers, advocates stand by killer of Brother Rice teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A group of sex workers and other advocates on Thursday criticized the conviction of an Ohio woman for killing a Chicago-area high school teacher who solicited her for sex in 2014. About two dozen people gathered at Daley Plaza in a show of solidarity for Alisha Walker, who received a 15-year prison sentence earlier this month for fatally stabbing Alan Filan, a longtime teacher at Brother Rice High School in Chicago's Mount Greenwood community area.

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  10. Woman convicted of killing Brother Rice teacher gets 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Alisha Walker, left, was found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Al Filan in his Orland Park home. Alisha Walker, left, was found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Al Filan in his Orland Park home.

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  11. Midlothian sued after denying churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Pastor Yomi Joel of the Living Spring International Church leads church service in the basement of a member's home after Midlothian officials denied the church permission to hold services in a small office building. Pastor Yomi Joel of the Living Spring International Church leads church service in the basement of a member's home after Midlothian officials denied the church permission to hold services in a small office building.

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  12. Opposition to suburban mosque predictable, sad, Muslims sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Omar Najib says midmorning prayers Feb. 18, 2016, at his home in Palos Park. Najib supports and plans on attending a proposed mosque about a mile from his home.

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  13. Police: Man dead after attacking ex-fiancee with a hammer in Orland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Orland Park police are investigating the death of a 40-year-old man found stabbed after authorities said he apparently broke into his ex-fiancee's home and attacked her with a hammer. An autopsy is being conducted on Michael A. Woelfel, whose last known address was in Tinley Park , according to police.

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  14. Palos Park mosque plan prompts racist flierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    The First Church of Christ Scientist, 12300 S. 80th Ave., is being converted to a mosque by the new owners, the Muslim American Society. The First Church of Christ Scientist, 12300 S. 80th Ave., is being converted to a mosque by the new owners, the Muslim American Society.

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  15. Woman guilty of 2nd-degree murder in teacher's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Alisha Walker is on trial for the murder of Brother Rice High School teacher Al Filan. A Cook County jury on Thursday found an Ohio woman guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying two years ago of a Brother Rice High School teacher at his Orland Park home.

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  16. Attorney: Unprotected-sex dispute led to fatal fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    An argument over unprotected sex with two prostitutes escalated into a fight that left Brother Rice High School teacher Al Filan dead, the attorney for Filan's accused murderer told jurors Tuesday. Alisha Walker and another prostitute went to Filan's home on Jan. 18, 2014, and the 61-year-old Filan agreed to pay each $150 for a half-hour of sex, Walker's attorney, Patrick O'Byrne, said.

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  17. Trial to start for woman accused of killing teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Nearly two years after a popular teacher at Brother Rice High School was stabbed to death in his Orland Park home, the trial of the woman accused of killing him is set to begin Monday in Chicago. Highly popular with his students and co-workers, Al Filan was described as a demanding teacher who had an infectious sense of humor. 1 comment

  18. Signing Santa bonds with hearing impaired childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Lauren Quirk, 13, left, and her sister, Melanie, 9, of Minooka, have a holiday meeting with "Signing Santa" Keith Strnad, of Oswego, at Louis Joliet Mall in Joliet this week. Lauren Quirk, 13, left, and her sister, Melanie, 9, of Minooka, have a holiday meeting with "Signing Santa" Keith Strnad, of Oswego, at Louis Joliet Mall in Joliet this week.

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  19. Attorney: Woman who fatally stabbed Brother Rice teacher will claim self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    An attorney representing a woman accused of murder says her defense will be that she was defending herself when she fatally stabbed a Catholic high school teacher in his Orland Park home. Alisha Walker, 22, is charged with first-degree murder in the January slaying of Alan Filan, 61, a popular teacher at Brother Rice High School in Chicago.

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  20. Bob's Discount Furniture coming to Chicago areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The Bob's Discount Furniture Store in Stoughton, Mass. Connecticut-based Bob's, which earlier this year leased a Shorewood warehouse, will open stores in Skokie, Burbank, Orland Park, Villa Park and Aurora in February 2016, a spokesman said.

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