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News | As deadline approaches, racing and Bears stadium remain possible for Arlington Park site
Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes said there are fewer than 10 Arlington Park redevelopment proposals of which he's aware, ahead of a Tuesday deadline for developers and investors to submit initial offers to track owner Churchill Downs Inc. and its real estate broker.
Illinois | Chemical plant explosion, fire prompt evacuationsAn explosion at a northern Illinois chemical plant Monday morning sparked massive fires that sent flames and huge plumes of thick black smoke high into the air and debris raining onto the ground, prompting evacuations.
News | 'The flag has super special meaning to me'Elgin Elks Lodge 737 held its annual Flag Day ceremony Monday at Veterans Memorial Park. The event featured speakers recounting the history of the flag, a retirement ceremony for a worn flag and a 21-gun salute by members of American Legion Post 57.
News | Lifeguard shortage puts damper on summer swim season for some suburbsA shortage of lifeguards has led the Mundelein Park & Recreation District to close its Diamond Lake Beach for four days each week.
Illinois | If you want to avoid the ICU, get a COVID-19 shot, doctors saySuburban doctors are worried about the latest trend -- unvaccinated patients in the hospital with COVID-19. "There are five people clinging to life in our ICU who did not get vaccinated," said Dr. Jeff Huml, medical director of critical care at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
Crime | Gurnee police break up big fight at Great AmericaGurnee police were called to Six Flags Great America just before 7 p.m. Sunday to help break up fights at the theme park, police said Monday. Several people were arrested.
Crime | Carpentersville man identified as victim of road rage beatingThe victim of a road rage beating has been identified as a 52-year-old Carpentersville man.
Columns | Wizard World Chicago returns to Rosemont in OctoberWizard World Chicago will return Oct. 15 through 17 to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.
Education | Touching ceremony for first scholarships in honor of Palatine teenFour high school seniors from the Northwest suburbs received the first scholarships given out by the AndrewStrong Foundation during an emotional ceremony in Palatine.
Business | Aurora development takes off as growing hub for Asian businessesChinese American real estate developer Eddie Ni's vision to revive the 360,000-square-foot former Yorkshire Plaza in Aurora involves creating the nation's largest Asian-chic lifestyle center, providing a one-stop destination for shopping, food, business, service, leisure and entertainment.
News | Mayor's proclamation recognizes Pride Month, but flag won't fly at Palatine's village hallJune was proclaimed Pride Month for the first time in Palatine history but without public announcement. A local couple says that's a great first step, but not enough. They want the village to fly the Pride flag.
Education | Former U-46 superintendent named interim CPS CEOFormer Elgin Area Unit District 46 schools superintendent Jose Torres was named interim leader of Chicago Public Schools on Monday.
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High school graduations from Naperville Central, Naperville North, Glenbrook South, Glenbrook North, Geneva, Wheaton Academy and Mooseheart
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