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Evanston, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Evanston, IL include 60203, 60209, and 60202. The median home price in Evanston is $325,000 which is roughly $253/per square foot. More Evanston information.

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Islamic State: Foley Family Believes James Could Have Volunteered...

The family of James Foley believes it is in his character to give way to the extent that he could have possibly volunteered to be decapitated so the other captives would live.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sun-Star

Amazing designs of a theater genius

STUDENTS of art and design will love the latest exhibit at The Negros Museum. Badong Salvador Bernal Designs the Stage was brought to Bacolod by the Cultural Center of the Philippines with sponsorships from 2GO and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts .

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

International Business Times

James Foley: Release of Beheading Video by ISIS Meant to Attract More ...

More than retaliation for the recent US airstrikes, ISIS released for all the world to see the beheading video of American journalist James Foley to attract more recruits into the cause.

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Evanston Review

New ownership at Growth Spurts means more programming, new food options

Emily Williams loves two things: theatre and kids. It's a combination that has led the Columbia College graduate and former kids' theatre teacher to who she is today: the new owner of Wilmette's Growth Spurts.

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Wall Street Journal

In Architecture, a Glass Ceiling

DESIGNING WOMEN: 'There's an influx of more women coming in, but the hurdles haven't changed,' says Rosa Sheng, an architect with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson in San Francisco.

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Evanston Review

Evanston's Nojel Eastern invited to USA Basketball mini camp

On Monday, Eastern, a 6-foot-3 point guard, received a formal invitation to participate in the 2014 Developmental National Team Mini Camp that runs Oct. 3-6 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Evanston Review

Things to do around Evanston this weekend, Aug. 22-24

Jeff Daniels takes a break from promoting "Dumb and Dumber To" to perform with his band in Evanston this weekend.

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BroadwayWorld.com

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 20th, 2014

The " Summer Concert At Millennium Park " was once again a huge draw for Mosh Pit peeps, as everyone interested in the upcoming season's offerings from Broadway In Chicago showed up at the Pritzker Pavilion on Monday evening to hear and see stars and songs from fifteen stage shows, including " Amazing Grace ," " Dee Snider 's Rock And Roll ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Evanston Review

City work on restaurant patio draws questions

Evanston officials say it was in the city's best interest to use city workers Saturday to finish a patio job for a restaurant on Howard Street, defending themselves against an activist's charge it was an abuse of city resources.

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The Globe and Mail

Beer Store refutes claims of high beer prices in Ontario

A C.D. Howe Institute study says 24-packs of some popular beers cost $1 to $3 more at the Beer Store in Ontario than in IGA grocery stores in Quebec.

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Evanston Review

Or Chadash to welcome the new year with a sweet twist

Congregation Or Chadash will offer a High Holiday service free of charge this year.

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ABC News

Remembering Slain Journalist James Foley

The missing U.S. journalist, who was apparently beheaded in Syria, tweeted about other journalists who were held captive, while continuing to bring the realities of war-torn regions to the world.

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Daily Herald

From the Food Editor: College cuisine from food service and beyond

When I lived in Snyder Hall during my freshman year at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, checking mail was the highlight of my day.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Evanston Review

Evanston considering help for Valli Produce

Looking to sweeten the deal to bring a grocery store to the Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue area, Evanston is considering a resolution to make available as much as $2 million for tenant improvements, canopy repair and landscaping.

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Evanston Review

Evanston unveils new texting information feature

City officials unveiled new software Friday that will allow residents, visitors and others to go no farther than their smart phone, to tap out a question and get speedy answers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Northwestern University 2014/15 Theatre Season to Include Godspell, the Wild Party, and More

The 34th Mainstage season of plays and musicals at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University features award-winning directors and playwrights, acclaimed alumnae and faculty, groundbreaking plays and musicals and The Waa-Mu Show.

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Chicago Tribune

Police release security video in shooting of Evanston teen

Evanston police are turning to the public as they try to identify two men on a security video who authorities believe were involved in the Aug. 10 shooting of a 17-year-old.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lincolnshire Review

30th American Craft Exposition opens in Evanston

Friday 10 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 Now in its 30th year, the American Craft Expo is returning August 21-24 to Northwestern University's Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, 2311 N. Campus Drive in Evanston.

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Evanston Review

Family Friendly: Chicago Botanic Garden celebrates Japanese Summer Festival

Taiko drumming is one of the many Japanese traditions highlighted during the Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival at the Chicago Botanic Garden Aug. 16-17.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Open Communities HUD Grant Highlights

"Outsider Perspectives of Chicago's Northern Suburbs" Focus Group a Most participants gave the northern suburbs high marks for good schools and low crime.

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