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  • The Cubs' Addison Russell rounds first after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of Game 4 Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The National League championship series is now tied 2-2.

    The Cubs' Addison Russell rounds first after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of Game 4 Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The National League championship series is now tied 2-2.
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  • Video: Lawn-sized Cubs love

 

Cubs rout Dodgers 10-2 in Game 4

The National League championship series is coming back to Wrigley Field for a Game 6. The Cubs made that possible Wednesday night, thanks to their awakening offense, as they pounded the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2. Read beat writer Bruce Miles' take here.

It took Jim McNamara 10 to 12 hours to this Cubs logo on his front lawn in Hoffman Estates. Each time it rains, he has to spend three hours touching it up.
  It took Jim McNamara 10 to 12 hours to this Cubs logo on his front lawn in Hoffman Estates. Each time it rains, he has to spend three hours touching it up. - Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Fan leaves no doubt about his allegiance

Jim McNamara of Hoffman Estates is doing what he can to show support for his beloved Cubbies by painting a 27-foot-diameter version of the team's logo on his front lawn. Full story.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump debates Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Wednesday night in Las Vegas.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump debates Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Wednesday night in Las Vegas. - Associated Press
Fact-checking the third debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both struggled in the final presidential debate last night to explain comments from their past. Here's a look at some of the claims.

Des Plaines flood buyouts finally move forward

Des Plaines officials say government buyouts of seven flood-prone homes near the Des Plaines River finally will proceed after more than a year in limbo due to the state budget stalemate. Full story.

Fights outside Elgin bar draw scrutiny

In the wake of a man's arrest on gun charges over the weekend, Elgin police will review reports involving a downtown bar and decide whether to take action. Full story.

Stevenson High School officials are considering a possible expansion to the sprawling campus' East Building, shown here.
  Stevenson High School officials are considering a possible expansion to the sprawling campus' East Building, shown here. - Russell Lissau | Staff Photographer
Is it time for Stevenson High to expand again?

With enrollment on the rise, Stevenson High School officials are considering adding to the already massive Lincolnshire facility. Full story.

Weather

Mostly clouy and 56 degrees this morning. Highs today around 60, with lows tonight in the mid 40s. Full story.

Traffic

Resurfacing work will cause delays on Route 83 between Grand Avenue and Petite Lake Road in Lake Villa. Full story.

Bears defensive coordinator has plan for Packers

According to Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, there is a basic formula for success against quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the 3-2 Green Bay Packers. But that doesn't mean it's easy. Read beat writer Bob LeGere's full take here.

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