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2 hrs ago | Switched

What This Single Gay Dad With 5 Kids With Special Needs Can Teach Us All

This week's Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US "Let Love Define Family" series features the perspective of a single gay dad with five children with special needs.

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Related Topix: Family, Gay/Lesbian, Kids, Parenting, Lake Forest College

6 hrs ago | Patch.com

DUI Suspect Wanted on Warrant for Failing to Appear on Previous DUI Charge

The following information is from the Lake Forest Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Related Topix: Northfield, IL, Highwood, IL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Herald

30 horses escape stable near Wauconda

A stampede of some 30 horses gave residents near Wauconda a surprise Thursday afternoon after the equines escaped from a nearby stable and ran down roads and into front yards.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL

Daily Herald

Barrington man accused of drug trafficking

A Barrington man was arrested on charges of drug trafficking after authorities seized six pounds of marijuana worth a street value of $27,000.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Barrington, IL, McHenry County, IL

Daily Herald

Gurnee Tire & Brake owner accused in sexual assaults dating back 20 years

A Gurnee business owner has been charged in sexual assaults against two women that date back 20 years, the Lake County Sheriff's office said.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL, Lake Villa, IL, Waukegan, IL

Insurance News Net

ACR, Inc. Earns Top Restoration Industry Award RIA picks ACR for 2014 ...

April 10, 2014 - ACR, Inc. was announced as the winner of the 2014 Phoenix Award for Innovation in Restoration at the Restoration Industry Association annual conference held in Orlando, FL.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Lake County GOP chooses new leader

Former Warren Township GOP Chairman Mike Amrozowicz unseated Wauconda Township's Bob Cook during the party's biennial convention at the Midlane Golf Resort in Wadsworth.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL, Wadsworth, IL, US News, Gurnee, IL, Waukegan, IL

Daily Herald

Warren Twp. frustrated with stop sign offenders

Warren Township officials are trying to do something about what they say are too many drivers blowing off stop signs at the government complex just outside Gurnee.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL

Daily Herald

Plea deal possible for man accused in Gurnee Youth Baseball theft

The attorney for a man accused of stealing more than $80,000 from Gurnee Youth Baseball said he expects a plea deal in the case in the coming weeks.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL

Daily Herald

Round Lake Park cops: Man arrested after trying to report drug dealer

Tyrone Readus called an emergency dispatcher to report a man tried to sell marijuana to him, but Round Lake Park police said he and the accused dealer wound up being arrested.

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Related Topix: Round Lake Park, IL, Drugs

Information Technology

Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) and Sims Recycling...

ENP Newswire - 16 April 2014 Release date- 16042014 - The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County and Sims Recycling Solutions, the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling are promoting the environmentally responsible recycling of electronics this earth day.

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Related Topix: 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, TV, Electronics, Computers

Daily Herald

Prairie Crossing charter renewed but must diversify

Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake was criticized for lacking student diversity before narrowly receiving approval to operate another five years from a state commission.

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Related Topix: Grayslake, IL, Gurnee, IL, Mundelein, IL

Daily Herald

Lindenhurst children make spring baskets for less fortunate

Preschoolers Cael Cramond, left, and Jakob Halperin make spring baskets Tuesday at the Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Lindenhurst, IL, Lake Villa, IL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Deerfield Residents Divided on Marijuana Dispensary Question

Deerfield Patch readers have strong opinions on the question of whether they want to see a medical marijuana dispensary open in the village.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Kell, IL

Patch.com

Lake Villa Man Charged with Battery

On April 10, 2014 the Lake County Sheriff's Office arrested Robert D. Wonderling, 66, of the 36600 Block of Eastmoor Dr in Lake Villa for having inappropriate contact with a female employee of the Antioch Fire Protection District resulting in a battery charge of insulting and provoking nature.

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Related Topix: Lake Villa, IL

Patch.com

Renovations Underway on Gurnee Mills Food Court

The following information comes from a Bitner Goodman press release regarding renovations at Gurnee Mills has begun work on the transformation of its Lake County Food Court.

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Related Topix: Gurnee, IL

Daily Herald

Grandwood Park man pleads guilty to 2012 sexual assault of child

Nyasha Mbawa, 20, of the 36000 block of Grand Oaks Court, will be sentenced on June 18 in front of Lake County Judge James Booras to between 13 years and 30 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Grandwood Park, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Herald

Police: Zion man had child pornography

Richard V. Jinkens, 48, of the 2000 block of Elizabeth Avenue, faces five counts of felony child pornography possession, police announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Zion, IL, Lake Villa, IL

Patch.com

Bassi Deserving of Honor

On Wednesday, April 9, Highland Park honored Anne Flanigan Bassi with its 2014 Humanitarian Award in recognition of her work spearheading our community's response to the Affordable Care Act as Moraine Township supervisor.

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Related Topix: Highland Park, IL, Opinion

Daily Herald

Walk to Cure Arthritis set for April 26 in Lake County

The Arthritis Foundation has announced the 12th annual Walk to Cure Arthritis Lake County will be on Saturday, April 26, at Old School Forest Preserve in Mettawa.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Mettawa, IL, Evanston, IL, Northwestern University

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