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In this April 21, 2018 photo, the remains of an old fence pile up on the prison yard during the first cleanup day at the former Collins Street prison in Joliet, Ill. The correctional facility, which opened in 1858, was shuttered in 2002. Nearly two decades later, the city of Joliet plans to improve the facility by opening it to the public. The Joliet Area Historical Museum is budgeting for a profit from tours and other income expected from the opening of the old Joliet prison. The prison grand opening on Aug. 25, 2018, is getting unexpected international attention. Eric Ginnard (Eric Ginnard/Herald-News via AP)
Museum expects to profit from Joliet prison tours
The Joliet Area Historical Museum is budgeting for a profit from tours and other income expected from the opening of the old Joliet prison.
This June 5, 2014 photo shows, Lloyd Meyer, American Legion baseball in Arlington Height, Ill., poses speaks during an interview in Arlington Heights, Ill. When Meyer began coaching the American Legion baseball program in Arlington in late 1940s, he thought that the program would outlive him. Meyer, who is 88, is still alive. But his beloved Legion team took a huge step toward ending its run. On July 9, 2018, the Arlington Legion Post 208 team suspended operations for the 2018 season. The team, can't field enough players to continue. (Bob Chwedyk/Daily Herald, via AP)
Lack of players forces Legion to suspend baseball
President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office of the White House to board Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, en route to Bedminster, New Jersey, for the weekend.
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