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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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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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Sun Aug 24, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Elderly man 'extremely critical' after being pulled from lake in Evanston

About 8:30 a.m., the man--whose age was not specified--was pulled from the water at Lighthouse Beach in the 2600 block of Sheridan Road, according to Evanston Fire Chief Greg Klaiber.

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Evanston Review

Elderly man 'extremely critical' after being pulled from lake in Evanston

An elderly man is in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan in north suburban Evanston Sunday morning.

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New Scientist

I'm exploring the health toll of firstborn favouritism

You study economics of child malnutrition. What is the "south Asian enigma"? It is the fact that Indian and other south Asian children are more malnourished than children in equally poor, or poorer, places.

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Daily Herald

Sunday picks: Meet a few dames to die for

Dames to die for: Meet and get autographs this weekend from actresses Patricia Rodriguez Vonne, Crystal McCahill and Rosario Dawson before screenings of "Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" at the Hollywood Palms Cinema, 352 S. Route 59, Naperville.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

International Business Times

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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