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  1. Ramada hotel opens in Prospect HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    ... bowling alley for private parties, a fitness center and a Village Inn Pizzeria and Sports Bar. The Ramada Plaza is Skokie-based Lakhani Hospitality's fifth. The family also is the owners/operators of five gasoline stations and three Bar Louie ...

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  2. Rap Video to Welcome 4th GradersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBC Philadelphia

    A suburban Chicago student-teacher's passion for music and his classroom has garnered internet acclaim and offers of school supplies after a rap video he made was posted to social media. Dwayne Reed, 25, a first-year student teacher at Jane Stenson Elementary School in Skokie , posted a rap video titled "Welcome to The Fourth Grade" on YouTube over the weekend.

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  3. Progressive schools stretch STEAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | District Administration

    ... to ask questions and affect results, says Nocella, whose school is part of Township High School District 219 in Skokie. Instead of a scripted session, students have a hand in designing instruction in which there are no right or wrong answers. The ...

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  4. Constable: Rivals poked fun via postcard last time Cubs won it allRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... keepsakes from the last time the Cubs won the World Series more than a century ago. Bruce Reinger, who grew up in Skokie, saw plenty of Cubs games as a boy. One of his most memorable Wrigley Field outings didn't even include a game. "It was Jackie ...

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  5. Survivor to visit Naperville to explain 'enormity' of HolocaustRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... Buchholz-Miller, vice president of education and exhibitions at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie, said survivor stories such as Cohn's help people generations removed understand its devastation beyond the numbers. "When ...

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  6. Police: Evanston high school substitute teacher faces child pornography chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... was charged with felony possession of child pornography,, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office said. In the Skokie Municipal District Courthouse on Aug. 19, Hornish was ordered held on $200,000 bail, a State's Attorney's Office representative ...

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  7. Student-teacher welcomes 4th-grade class with viral rap song, videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    ... code so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. SKOKIE, Ill. - A Chicago area student-teacher's creative way of welcoming his class back to school has gone viral. , Dwayne Reed, a ...

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  8. Cook County News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Legal Record

    The Rotary Club of Oak Park-River Forest and the River Forest Park District host their 3rd annual Food Truck Rally from 3-9 p.m. Aug. 27. Skokie's Backlot Bash, an annual event paying homage to downtown Skokie's heritage as a silent movie backlot set in the early 20th century, will be held Aug. 26-28 on Oakton Street, between Laramie and Lincoln avenues. The three-day event includes a carnival, a beer tent, food vendors, Farmers Market, Bingo Bash!, magician Gary Kantor, a Teen Dance, a giant inflatable , a classic auto show, arts and crafts, a dunk tank, yoga, the Community Bicycle Safety Fair, the Community Resource Fair and more.

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  9. Suburban 4th Grade Teacher Finds New Way to Welcome ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NBC Chicago

    A north suburban student-teacher's passion for music and his classroom has garnered internet acclaim and offers of school supplies after a rap video he made was posted to social media. Dwayne Reed, 25, a first-year student teacher at Jane Stenson Elementary School in Skokie , posted a rap video titled "Welcome to The Fourth Grade" on the video sharing site over the weekend.

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  10. Chicago Dancing Festival, Purple Rain, and more things to do in Chicago this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Chicago Reader

    ... Olympics close, so does " Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936 ," an exhibition at the Illinois Holocaust Museum (9603 Woods, Skokie) featuring historical photographs, film, and the testimonies of athletes who participated in the Berlin Olympics. 8/22-10/1: ...

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  11. Lester: Illinois Supreme Court justice goes undercover in bond courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Daily Herald

    ... could the sheriff? How does anybody? It's so degrading." Cook County courts -- including those in Rolling Meadows and Skokie -- need to address the "cold, mechanical manner" of bond court, says Burke, a member of the state's highest court since 2006 ...

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  12. A 'flood' of opportunities for Avenues to IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Daily Herald

    ... up, and soon we were back in business," according to Bob. He credits the AT&T Pioneers from the former Teletype in Skokie, a volunteer network of AT&T retirees and employees, for their immediate action and generous support. Retired AT&T Pioneer Carl ...

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  13. Fresenius Kabi expands manufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Daily Herald

    ... 1,500 people in Illinois. In addition to its Melrose Park locations, Fresenius Kabi has locations in Bensenville, Skokie and Lake Zurich. The company also has manufacturing sites in New York, North Carolina and Pennsylvania and employs more than ...

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  14. Police warn of robberies in North, Northwest suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Two incidents Monday night - one in the 9500 block of N Kedvale in Skokie and one in the 400 Sandy Lane in Wilmette - are just the latest in a series of recent robberies and attempted robberies in the North and Northwest suburbs. Wilmette police believe that the same suspects were involved in car burglaries have now morphed into doing more brazen crimes at gun point.

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  15. Fans Flock To New Skokie Restaurant Jollibee For Food, CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | CBS Local

    ... of CBS Corp. Click here for all your local sports stories Send [...] New Filipino restaurant Jollibee, located in Skokie, has become a fast food sensation. It's a Philippines-based restaurant chain known well for its fried chicken, spaghetti, ...

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  16. David S. Burgett, 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Daily News-Record

    ... He served in the U.S. Army in Germany for two years and taught high school industrial arts for nine years in Skokie, Ill. He then was appointed a home missionary of the Evangelical United Brethren Church (now part of the United Methodist Church) and ...

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  17. 4 injured, including 17-year-old, in Evanston shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... who was shot in the ankle, a 24-year-old resident of Evanston who was shot in the head, and a 32-year-old resident of Skokie who was shot in the hand.

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  18. Four injured in Evanston shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Daily Herald

    The four victims were standing near Foster Street and Jackson Avenue at about 10 p.m. Tuesday when they were shot at by a person hiding in a field just north of the location, authorities said. A 24-year-old male from Evanston was shot in the head, a 17-year-old Evanston female was shot in the arm and the leg, a 19-year-old female Evanston resident was shot in the ankle and a 32-year-old male from Skokie was shot in the hand, authorities said.

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  19. Four Shot In EvanstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | CBS Local

    ... a 19-year-old woman from Evanston was shot in the ankle and took herself to the hospital; and a 32-year-old man from Skokie was shot in the hand and went to the 800 block of Clark Street to notify authorities, police said. All four victims were ...

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  20. 4 people, including 17-year-old girl, wounded in Evanston shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Chicago Tribune

    Four people were shot in Evanston on Tuesday night, including a Skokie resident who drove his car and then collapsed in front of Buffalo Joe's restaurant in downtown Evanston following the incident, according to police. None of the victims' injuries were considered life-threatening, police said.

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