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    Should car dealers start selling on Sundays?

    State Sen. Jim Oberweis says car dealers should be allowed to sell on Sundays.

    Mar 6, 2015 2:31 PM

    Sunday is a day when you can wander car lots across Illinois, looking at sticker prices and not hear a word from a salesman. But state Sen. Jim Oberweis says it’s time for a 30-year-old state law that prohibits car sales on Sundays to go.


    Marshall trade means one less distraction for Bears

    Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who was in line to collect a $7.5 million base salary in Chicago this season, has been traded to the New York Jets, according to reports. The deal is pending a physical and cannot be completed until Tuesday.

    Mar 6, 2015 2:46 PM

    Rather than contend with his frequent off-the-field distractions, the Bears have agreed to trade five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the New York Jets for what is expected to be just a fifth-round pick.

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    Judas Priest to play Rosemont Theatre in May

    The band Judas Priest will perform at the Rosemont Theatre May 21.

    Mar 6, 2015 1:55 PM

    Tickets are now on sale for heavy metal band Judas Priest and its Redeemer of Souls tour at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont.


    5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs

    Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl Dixon on “The Walking Dead,” will appear Saturday at Wizard World Fan Fest in Rosemont.

    Mar 6, 2015 12:53 PM

    Get autographs from stars like Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead”) and more this weekend at the Wizard World Fan Fest in Rosemont. Experience John Lithgow's one-man show “Stories By Heart” at Aurora's Paramount. Those are just a few fun events going on this weekend in the suburbs. Find the details here.


    Public takes advantage of free measles vaccination

    Vicky Schnackel of Carpentersville, who works as a secretary at All Saints Lutheran Church in Palatine, is immunized against measles by Public Health Nurse Anne Sommers. The Cook County Department of Public Health was hosting a measles vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m Friday at the church.

    Mar 6, 2015 11:40 AM

    The Cook County Department of Public Health Friday held the first of two free measles vaccination clinics at a Palatine church in an effort to stop the recent outbreak of the disease at 15 confirmed cases. “Our concern is we continue to see the transmission of measles in this area of Cook County,” said Sean McDermott, director of policy development and communications for the department.


    Bulls rally for win over Thunder

    Bulls guard E’Twaun Moore celebrates with forwards Nikola Mirotic and Mike Dunleavy after Thursday night’s victory over the Thunder at the United Center. Moore hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

    Mar 6, 2015 9:17 AM

    E'Twaun Moore drained a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left to give the Bulls an exciting 108-105 victory over Oklahoma City on Thursday at the United Center. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was impressive, but his triple-double streak came to an end.

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