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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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More mosquito spraying for east, central Wilmette

North Shore Mosquito Abatement District trucks will once again make their way down the streets of Wilmette and neighboring communities Thursday night, district and Wilmette officials said Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

OpEdNews

Why We Should Not Go To War Over James Foley

Back in June 2011, James Foley gave an hour-long interview* to an auditorium of students from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he had graduated three years earlier with a Master's degree in journalism.

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Patch.com

Zagat Names 10 Hottest Evanston Restaurants, Bars and Breweries

The article calls Evanston, "a college town that hasn't been known for its culinary scene until recently, when a new wave of chefs arrived to boost its culinary cred."

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Patch.com

Evanston Ranks High Among Top Bike-to-Work Cities

Evanston ranks 15th on a list of top bike-to-work U.S. cities, according to a Bloomberg report .

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The Nation

Girls Speak Out Against Sexist School Dress Codes

In the chaotic script of a rising 8th grader, Frankie Lindsay's notecard, written in preparation for a meeting with her school's principal, read: "This school's policy is one of the reasons why the US has the 6th highest rate of rape in the world."

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Evanston Review

Jim Hoel, World War II Pow dies at 92

Jim Hoel, a World War II Prisoner of War in 'Great Escape' has died at the age of 92. The Chicago Sun-Times reports: The phone trilled at 6:30 in the morning at Jim Hoel's Evanston home on August 27, 2003, a day that proved unassailably that truth is stranger than fiction.

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Credit.com

How One Man Got Even With a Debt Collector in Court

Kevin Jones just did what he felt was right, but you might think of him as a hero once you hear his story.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

BioSpace

The Reason Why Humans Grow Up So Slowly, Northwestern University Study

A Long Childhood Feeds the Hungry Human Brain Study of brain scans explains why children grow slowly and childhood lasts so long EVANSTON, Ill.

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Patch.com

Col. Pritzker, Lewis-Sebring Foundation Donate $2.5M for New Y.O.U. Headquarters

Col. Jennifer N. Pritzker and the Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation are joining together to contribute over $2.5 million of support in land value and cash gifts to support Youth Organizations Umbrella in developing a new headquarters for its youth development activities.

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Evanston Review

Piven Theatre partnership set to showcase Waukegan

Waukegan's Clockwise Theatre is less than a month away from kicking off its collaboration with the Evanston-based Piven Theatre Workshop, and applications from students are not only still being accepted but are actively being sought.

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Evanston Review

Police Blotter: Evanston woman charged with aggravated battery

The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Evanston Police Department.

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Evanston Review

GBS grad lends social media support to Rainbow Challenge Tour in Evanston

Confined to a wheelchair the social media coordinator for River North Business Association in Chicago, has recently devoted much time to fundraising for the Over the Rainbow Association in Evanston, a provider of housing solutions for people with disabilities.

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Eater

Next Wire: Dinner for Two at Next Will Cost Over $1,000

Tickets for new Trio menu at the ever-changing Next in Chicago are now on sale and it might be the restaurant's most expensive yet.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Evanston Review

The Second Annual Pet-A-Palooza Returns to Westminster Place on Grandparents Day

Pet-A-Palooza returns to Evanston's Westminster Place for the second annual event.

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Science

Why do humans grow up so slowly? Blame the brain

Humans are late bloomers when compared with other primates-they spend almost twice as long in childhood and adolescence as chimps, gibbons, or macaques do.

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Evanston Review

Two teens arrested on burglary charges

A coordinated effort between the victim, several witnesses, Evanston police dispatchers and officers led to the arrest Sunday of an 18-year-old Chicago man and 16-year-old juvenile on residential burglary charges.

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Evanston Review

Evanston's Elisabeth Kalmar's 60+ years in North Shore couture

Tailored dresses and coats with simple lines. Without frills, without embellishments.

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Evanston Review

New Merion ballroom: 'Like night and day'

Born in an era of grand luxury residential hotels in Evanston, the former North Shore Hotel had fallen on hard times when purchased by the Horizon Realty Group in 2012.

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The Miami Herald

Freelancers cover a dangerous war zone with no front lines

"Conflict zones can be covered safely," James Foley told students at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 2011.

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Independent.ie

Foley murder video 'may have been staged'

Analysts believe the British jihadi in the video may not have been James Foley's killer, although it is accepted that the journalist was murdered U.S. journalist James Foley speaks at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications in Evanston, Illinois, after being released from imprisonment in ... (more)

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