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News | What suburbs are doing about summer festivals -- and what the experts say
Local leaders are making widely different choices about suburban festivals this summer. Experts say it's important to keep wearing masks and socially distance.
Illinois | As cases rise, health authorities urge younger people to get vaccinatedWith everyone 16 and older now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, Cook County leaders on Saturday urged younger people to sign up for a shot as soon as possible.
Columns | Constable: From atomic bomb to solar power, scientist always innovatesDieter Gruen escaped Nazi Germany, worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II, helped design nuclear submarines, earned patents throughout a celebrated and innovative career at Argonne Laboratory, and is still working on a more efficient form of solar energy at age 98. That's why U.S. Rep. Sean Casten is nominating his fellow Downers Grove resident for the presidential Medal of Freedom.
News | The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign aloneWINDSOR, England (AP) -- Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone. The queen sat apart from family members at the simple but somber ceremony at Windsor Castle, in accordance with strict social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic. But if the ceremony had been for anyone else, at her side would have been her husband of 73 years, who gave a lifetime of service to the crown.
News | What are rip currents, and how can you survive one?With beach season in view, swimmers are advised to know how to recognize and deal with potentially deadly rip currents.
Columns | Swiss billionaire gives up bid for Chicago TribuneThe Swiss billionaire who burst on the scene last month as the "potential savior" of the Chicago Tribune won't be challenging Alden Global Capital's takeover of Tribune Publishing after all.
Cook County | Teen missing from Maine Township since April 6Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public's help in locating a teen from unincorporated Maine Township since April 6.
News | Wheaton veterans' shelter gaining national attention in contestThe Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton has been nominated for a Vetty award from the Academy of United States Veterans.
Crime | Chicago man gets 17-year sentence for Oakbrook Center mall carjackingA Chicago man was sentenced Friday to 17 years in prison for the armed carjacking of a 67-year-old woman at Oakbrook Center mall.
News | Cook, collar counties receive improving marks in health rankingsWhat are the healthiest places to live in Illinois? DuPage County is ranked the healthiest of all 102 counties. McHenry County is fourth. Lake County is fifth. Kane County is seventh and Will County is ninth. Cook County is 44th, a big jump over five years ago.
Columns | Lake in the Hills' first female police chief takes helm in JulyMary Frake didn't set out to make history. But soon she will join the ranks of a handful of women leading suburban police departments.
Columns | Facts Matter: Government won't require vaccine passportAs an increasing number of people are receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, social media posts are claiming the federal government will require a health passport for domestic travel. But that's not true.
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- BartlettArchdiocese investigates sexual abuse allegations against Bartlett priest
- ElginFriends give Fox River its spring cleaning
- AuroraAurora woman pleads guilty to trying to hire someone to kill her ex-boyfriend.
- NewsBarrington High students work to even things up with Mother Nature
- NapervilleLast Fling organizers planning a scaled-back version of Naperville festival
- Buffalo GroveAt benefits hearing, former lieutenant testifies about blazes he and late firefighter battled
- ItascaVaccination event for disabled residents scheduled in Itasca
- WarrenvilleLittle Friends launches $10 million capital campaign
- Prep FootballLibertyville holds off Zion-Benton
- Prep FootballClawson's 5 TDs help Hersey defeat Elk Grove
- Prep FootballBarrington tops Hoffman, will meet Prospect for MSL title
- Prep FootballWheaton North shuts out Geneva
- 12:48 AMECC Arts Center to host 'Higher and Higher: A Rock 'N Soul Shindig' April 24
- 12:18 AMCollege of DuPage announces $10.2 million in federal funding for fall student grants
- 12:01 AMMidwestern University allocates 100% of CARES Act funds to students
- 11:12 PMDream Big Toy Co. founder to speak to WIM Fox Valley May 13
- 11:00 PMHines VA Hospital is provider of choice for many veterans
- 10:38 PMFree Kite Day to take off at Shepherd of the Prairie Lutheran Church
- 10:28 PMU-46 Educational Foundation encourages families to honor teachers this spring
- 9:50 PMNaperville to celebrate 51st annual Earth Day with Earth Week activities
We celebrated Easter, donated blood, made new friends and got more vaccines in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for April 3-9, 2021.
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: WrestleMania, Michael Jordan, slot car recing, canoe classes and more
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