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Dawn Patrol: Cubs tickets cheaper in Pittsburgh; McHenry Dist. 156 still closedCubs playoff tickets in Pittsburgh a third of the Chicago prices. COD classes to resume after bomb scare. John Wredling, former St. Charles school leader, dies at 101. District 156 teachers return to picket lines in McHenry. Advocate Condell to end pioneering adult day care program. Aurora’s Paramount earns 5 Jeffs in first year of eligibility. New lineup set for Bulls preseason opener.Last Updated Oct 6, 2015 6:54 AM
Area mosques invite non-Muslims to attend open housesUpdated Oct 2, 2015 5:20 PM
Mosques across the Chicago area are hosting open houses Sunday to give non-Muslims an opportunity to learn more about Islam.
Doctor-law student partnership to help poor is thriving in AuroraUpdated Oct 2, 2015 9:39 AM
Northern Illinois University law students are part of a rare partnership with doctors to create the Health Advocacy Clinic in Aurora, at which doctors and lawyers work together to help the poor. "We're training the doctors to spot the legal issues and they refer the cases to us,” said Colleen Boraca, supervising attorney at the clinic. “Now it's blossomed into a movement. "
Rolling Meadows judge retires after nearly 20 yearsPosted Oct 2, 2015 5:00 AM
Cook County Judge Thomas Fecarotta retires after nearly 20 years on the bench.
Many Midwesterners prefer to motor on the waterPosted Oct 5, 2015 6:00 AM
Going to the lake during the hot summer months is a treasured Midwest tradition for Michael Motherway. Even after several decades, the Northbrook resident remains loyal to his vacation ritual, but now with his own boat.
Dawn Patrol: Grayslake-area church shows resilience after crash; Cubs headed to PittsburghUpdated Oct 5, 2015 5:49 AM
Grayslake-area church shows resilience a day after car plowed into building. Bail set for Naperville man accused of having more than 300 child porn videos. Worshippers stunned by priest's ouster. Cutler, Gould give Bears something to celebrate. Cubs do their part, but Pirates will host wild-card game. Arlington Hts. sports bar owners eager for Wednesday's game. Sox avoid finishing in AL Central basement.
10 stories you might have missed this weekendPosted Oct 5, 2015 5:00 AM
Among the stories you might have missed this weekend: The Paramount in Aurora is up for 16 Jeff Awards tonight. Car crashes into Grayslake-area church. Arlington Hts. police need public's help finding armed robber.
High winds could cause lake floodingUpdated Oct 3, 2015 6:54 AM
Chicago area residents are waking up this morning to lakeshore flood advisory and chilly temperatures. We can also expect rain from Hurricane Joaquin.
Chicago investigates more than 70 overdoses in 72 hoursUpdated Oct 3, 2015 7:39 AM
Chicago authorities are investigating what's behind a spike in heroin overdoses on the city's West Side.
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