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  1. Bradbury Carnegie Center exhibits at Dandelion Wine Festival and Printers Row Lit FestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    Nostalgic wooden doors from the shuttered Waukegan Carnegie Library will be on view at the Bradbury Carnegie Center's booth on June 4 at Bowen Park in Waukegan during the 16th annual Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine Festival. "We want the doors to give everyone a glimpse of how beautiful Carnegie Library was and how beautiful it will be again when the Bradbury Carnegie Center opens in the future," said Sandy Petroshius, president of the Ray Bradbury Waukegan Carnegie Library Inc. A vintage poster from the movie "Fahrenheit 451" will also be on display along with historical photos of the Carnegie Library, Bradbury books, coloring pages for all ages, and architectural plans for the future center.

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  2. More political rights for teens? Plan moves forward in General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... having a say in who represents them at the local level is unfair and undemocratic," said state Sen. Terry Link, a Waukegan Democrat who was the measure's chief sponsor in the Senate. "We should be opening the doors to them, not shutting them out." ...

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  3. CLC Lakeshore Campus open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    The College of Lake County Lakeshore Campus, at 33 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, will hold an open house for prospective students of all ages Tuesday, June 21, 6 to 8 p.m. At the open house, prospective students can: take a campus tour; talk with faculty, admissions and financial aid staff and current students; learn about CLC's 163 degree and certificate options; find out how CLC credits transfer to four-year colleges and universities; learn about career programs offered at Lakeshore in medical assisting, phlebotomy, dental hygiene, certified nurse assisting and criminal justice; get information about adult education, GED and English as a Second Language tests and classes. For information and to RSVP, call 543-2191.

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  4. Garden to table programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    The Waukegan Park District, with support from the Liberty Prairie Foundation, will offer a Garden to Table program on Tuesdays, starting June 21, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Jane Addams Center in Bowen Park. Participation is by application and the deadline to apply is June 8. Applications can be obtained online or in person at the Belvidere Recreation Center, Jack Benny Center for the Arts, or the Field House Sports and Fitness Center.

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  5. Lake County events calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Legal Record

    ... to showcasing the work of local and regional artists in remembrance of acclaimed author Ray Bradbury, one of Waukegan's favorite sons. The event includes live music, theatrical performances for all ages, food vendors and more. For more information, ...

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  6. Community members push for stronger regulations on coal-ash pondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Chicago Tribune

    The NRG Waukegan Generating Station in Waukegan, which has been the subject of scrutiny from environmental groups expresisng concern about its future. The NRG Waukegan Generating Station in Waukegan, which has been the subject of scrutiny from environmental groups expresisng concern about its future.

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  7. Tollway leaders still pushing forward on Route 53 studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Daily Herald

    ... -- wake us up and stop torturing us. This project should not be built," said former tollway board director and Waukegan mayor Bill Morris. "Don't kid yourself. If you continue down this path you are setting the stage for a major tax and toll ...

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  8. Great America breaks out 'Justice League' ride to celebrate 40th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Chicago Tribune

    ... fireworks and a birthday cake Saturday and Sunday. Although Hauschild, a Volo resident, and Peters, who works in Waukegan, definitely don't agree on politics, they gave the ride a thumbs-up after the first, second and third times they rode it. "This ...

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  9. Pizza delivery drivers robbed at gunpoint in WaukeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Daily Herald

    The first occurred about 8 p.m. Wednesday, when a delivery driver sent to the 4100 block of Continental Drive was approached by two black males in their late teens, according to police. One of the teens drew a handgun and the robbers stole the driver's money and pizza, police said.

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  10. Patterson, JerrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Northwest Herald

    ... 1, 1944, the daughter of Glenn and Mary Jean (Moore) Hare. She married Patrick Patterson on October 19, 1985 at the Waukegan Justice of Peace. Jerrie attended the Chapel Church and was devoted to her bible study group. She loved her family dearly ...

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  11. Judge dismisses two of four felony charges against former North Chicago police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Former North Chicago police chief Michael Newsome, left, attends a status hearing at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan in July 2013. Newsome is charged with stealing from a fund that held money seized from drug dealers. Former North Chicago ...

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  12. Waukegan man accused of trying to sell kilo of cocaine to officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Daily Herald

    Jonathan Nieto, 33, of Waukegan, faces charges after trying to sell a kilogram of cocaine to an undercover police officer. A Waukegan man has been charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance after trying to sell a kilogram of cocaine to an undercover police officer, authorities said Wednesday.

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  13. Sheriff: Waukegan man agreed to sell cocaine to undercover copRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | WLS-AM Chicago

    (WAUKEGAN) A north suburban man who allegedly agreed to sell one kilo of cocaine to an undercover detective is being held on a $750,000 bond. Jonathan Nieto, 33, agreed to sell an undercover Lake County Sheriff's Gang Task Force Detective one ...

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  14. Viking-ship project meets passions of Libertyville manRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | Daily Herald

    On the western shore of Lake Michigan, in a warehouse at Larsen Marine in Waukegan, John Maack has been busy building a vessel. Maack is building a Viking longboat warship.

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  15. New Xulon Book Of Poems Provides Refreshing Messages Of Hope In...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | PRWeb

    ... about although some people thought I was writing about my own experience." Gladys Kneeland was born and raised in Waukegan, Illinois. She is the mother of four children and a proud grandmother. She started writing poems at a very young age as a ...

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  16. Morris Day and The Time comes to the Genesee TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Daily Herald

    Morris Day and The Time, famed for pop hits such as "Jerk Out," "Jungle Love" and "The Bird" and for appearing in Prince's "Purple Rain," comes to the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29. Tickets are $29.50 to $54 and go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Friday, May 27. Call 263-6300 or visit geneseetheatre.com . Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks.

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  17. Waukegan man sentenced to 21 years in prison for sexual assaults of a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Chicago Tribune

    A 54-year-old Waukegan man was sentenced to 21 years in prison Monday for the repeated sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13. Under a negotiated plea deal, Jose Hernandez-Tovar pleaded guilty to two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault against a child. The charge carried a possible sentence of six to 60 years in prison, according to prosecutors.

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  18. Round Lake Beach police searching for suspect who hit officer with a carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Daily Herald

    ... at 2680 N. Route 83 about 12:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a retail theft, officials said. Cedric D. Brown, 45, of Waukegan, saw officers arrive after leaving the store and ran to his nearby car, authorities said. As an officer approached and ...

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  19. Waukegan Public Library's summer concert series lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Daily Herald

    Waukegan Public Library has announced the lineup for its annual summer concert series, with performances from noon to 1 p.m. every Friday in June, July, and August in the library's front courtyard. This year's concert lineup represents a variety of musical styles and genres.

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  20. Hucker, Russell EdwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Northwest Herald

    Russell edward hucker Born: Feb. 5, 1952 in Waukegan Died: May 18, 2015 in McHenry Russell Edward Hucker, 64 , of McHenry, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at his home surrounded by family. He was born February 5, 1952, in Waukegan to the late George and Sophie Hucker, Sr., and married Cindy Melton on August 28, 1971, at St. Bede Catholic Church.

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