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- 70,062 more COVID-19 vaccine doses administered statewide
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Special Report | Churchill Downs: 'Strong proposals from numerous parties' to buy Arlington Park
Arlington Park's owner said Tuesday its real estate firm has received "strong proposals from numerous parties" for redevelopment of the iconic racetrack in Arlington Heights.
News | Harper receives record $18 million donation from MacKenzie ScottHarper College officials Tuesday announced receipt of an $18 million donation from billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, in what is the largest gift in the Palatine community college's 54-year history. "It's hard to wrap your mind around it, still," said college President Avis Proctor. "I still get chills thinking about this."
News | Delta variant of coronavirus arrives in Illinois with 64 cases diagnosedThe Delta variant of COVID-19 is now being tracked in Illinois after 64 cases of what researchers say is a "more transmissible" version of the virus were recently diagnosed here.
News | Lombard food co-op $2.1 million short of fundraising goalPrairie Food Co-op has raised $1 million toward a downtown Lombard grocery store. But the food co-op still has to raise $2.1 million by December on order to access a commerical loan of $1.3 million.
Politics | Why Schaumburg might require permits for large political rallies near WoodfieldSchaumburg officials may require permits for the large political gatherings that have been become nearly weekly occurrences at the prominent intersection of Golf and Meacham roads, as well as establishing criteria to disperse crowds if they become unruly and aggressive.
News | 70,062 more COVID-19 vaccine doses administered statewideIllinois COVID-19 seven-day case positivity rate again dips to lowest point ever as state officials report 70,062 more vaccine doses administered, as well as 13 more deaths and 226 new cases.
Music | Naperville Jaycees announce music lineup for 2021 Last FlingThe Naperville Jaycees have largely gone local for the music lineup of the 2021 Last Fling. The annual outdoor Labor Day weekend festival returns Sept. 3-6 after last year's hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Education | KLA School operator to open second Naperville locationThe success of an existing early childhood center in Naperville has prompted its owners to move forward with plans to build a second KLA School in town.
Politics | East Dundee village president spars with trustee over administrator's firing, future of seatThere was no resolution to two contentious issues facing East Dundee -- the firing of Village Administrator Jennifer Johnsen and the question over Scott Andresen's trustee seat -- but there was plenty of debate about both at Monday's board meeting.
Theater | Chicago 'Blue Man Group' shows to resume in AugustThe long-running Chicago production of "Blue Man Group" resumes performances on Wednesday, Aug. 18. The global hit performance art show had been playing at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre since 1997 before pausing due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Crime | Scam alert: Beware of texts claiming to be from secretary of state's officeIf you've received a suspicious text message or email recently purporting to be from the Illinois secretary of state and asking you to update your contact information or stating you owe a renewal fee, you're not alone. Reports of the texts and emails have been popping up in recent weeks, prompting Secretary of State Jesse White to issue a public warning calling the solicitations a scam.
News | Townhouses proposed for former Hitch-Inn Post site in LibertyvilleA plan for 90 townhouses and commercial space is being proposed for a key redevelopment area at Route 137 an Milwaukee Avenue in Libertyville.
Politics | Constable: Good vibes remain in the air for first United's Black pilotTwenty-five years after Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry honored William R. Norwood, the first Black pilot for United, as part of its "Take Flight" exhibit, the exhibit gets an update, and the pioneering pilot and his wife draw a crowd of loving friends and family.
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- 5:38 PMFort Payne NSDAR honors Bettye Wehrli for community service to Naperville
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