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  1. The Obamas Get Chicago Schools Named After ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

    South Chicago suburbs Park Forest and Chicago Heights have renamed two area schools in tribute to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Those Cook County cities, which comprise School District 163, announced on Monday that Beacon Hill School, grades 4-8, now goes by the Barack Obama School of Leadership and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math , while Forest Trail School, 4-8, has been named Michelle Obama School of Technology and the Arts .

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  2. Fundraiser for Alicia's House feeds a needRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

    Actor Scott L. Schwartz pretends to take a bite out of Jeff Skimel during the recent 12th annual Celebrity Silent Auction & Dinner at Lincolnshire Country Club held to benefit Alicia's House in South Chicago Heights. Schwartz, who played Biker Vamp in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer video game, and Bruiser in Oceans 11, 12 13, came to Chicago to raise funds for Alicia's House food pantry and visit children in local hospitals.

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  3. 2 Chicago area schools named for Obama familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Gazette

    School officials with District 163 in Park Forrest said Friday that the Beacon Hill school in Chicago Heights has been renamed the Barack Obama School of Leadership and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Forest Trail. Officials also said that Forest Trail Middle School in Park Forest is now the Michelle Obama School of Technology and the Arts, according to a story in the Southtown Star.

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  4. District 163 Renames Schools for Barack and Michelle ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Patch.com

    Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163 has renamed two of its schools for the president and first lady. The Barack Obama School of Leadership and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math replaces what was Beacon Hill School, the district said Friday in a news release.

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  5. 2 Southland schools renamed for First FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Southtown Star

    The President and Mrs. Obama are coming to Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163 - at least in a manner of speaking. As part of a realignment of district schools, which took effect with the start of this school year, the former Beacon Hill school has been renamed the Barack Obama School of Leadership and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, the district said Friday in a news release.

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  6. Marian Catholic Beats Homewood-Flossmoor in SoccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Patch.com

    Varsity: Host Marian Catholic got goals from Alec Guarino , Temi Onayemi and Jordan Taborn on Monday in Chicago Heights, as the host Spartans won their fifth straight with a 3-0 nonconference decision over rival Homewood-Flossmoor. Jacob Fodness earned the shutout in goal with six saves for the Spartans .

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  7. Gov. Quinn Brings A Present to Chicago Heights' Sister Cities FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Patch.com

    A perfect day! Chicago Heights Mayor David Gonzalez, smiled down from the truck stage as the Bloom District 206 band performed the theme from Rocky. How fitting for a city that has seen its fair share of bumps in the road as residents celebrate the opening of the annual Chicago Heights Sister City Festival.

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  8. Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Patch.com

    ... Lake Forest Patch Joyride of a Lifetime: A homeless man took a liking to a Corvette parked in front of the Chicago Heights police station. So he sat in it. And then he saw the keys there, so he started. And then he decided to take a joyride ... ...

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  9. Three gang members charged in connection with Little Village burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | My FOX Chicago

    Three men -- including a high-ranking member of the Latin Kings -- were charged in connection with a string of burglaries in the Little Village neighborhood since May 2013, according to police. Richard Nunez, 51 of the 3300 block of West Commercial in South Chicago Heights, was charged with one count of felony burglary and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, according to a statement from Chicago police.

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  10. Schaumburg man charged in murder for hire plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Daily Herald

    ... said. Khan told the undercover officer his wife and her boyfriend were living together at his house in South Chicago Heights. Khan agreed to pay $10,000 for the hit, prosecutors said. Additionally, he drew a floor plan of the house, described the ...

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  11. Letters led to romance, wedding for young soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Southtown Star

    ... wife, children, grandchildren and a happy marriage of nearly 50 years, actually all because of the war. The Chicago Heights native was drafted not long after beginning work at the University of Chicago Book Publishing Department doing odds and ends ...

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  12. Beecher Fire WireRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Beecher Herald

    The Beecher Fire Protection District reported 22 calls for the week of August 25, with a total of 601 calls this year. August 25: 6:12 a.m., the ambulance responded to the 1200 block of Dixie Highway for a medical emergency, the patient was transported to St. James, Chicago Heights; 11:51 a.m., the ambulance responded to the 400 block of Prairie Avenue for a medical emergency, no transport was needed; 1:43 p.m., Dispatch went into storm mode for all departments; 8:30 p.m., the ambulance responded to the 700 block of Penfield Street for a medical emergency, the patient was transported to St. James, Chicago Heights.

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  13. Steger-South Chicago Heights Library NewsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    Thursday, September 11 4 p.m. - Lisa's Bon Voyage Party: Join the Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library Board and the Friends of the Library in saying "so long" to outgoing Library Director Lisa Korajczyk! They will have lemonade, coffee, cupcakes, and plenty of memories. Tuesday, September 16 10:30 a.m. - Lapsit: Come out for simple songs with movement, stories and bubbles.

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  14. Genealogy Query - Decker : Gyger : Littel or LittleRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Cousinconnect.com

    I was born in Milwaukee in 1952 to Beatrice and Frank Decker. I was adopted by Hazel and Wilfred Gyger of Chicago Heights, Illinois.

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  15. Girl's lemonade stand aids fight vs. childhood cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Southtown Star

    Brooklyn Brown has raised more than $700 for the fight against childhood cancer, recently hosting a lemonade stand in Chicago Heights. A local girl has raised more than $700 so far in an ongoing effort to fund research to fight childhood cancer, according to the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.

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  16. Fund Raiser Set Up to Cover Funeral for Chicago Heights Boy Who Drowned in Kankakee RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Patch.com

    Jaden was aiding three other youngsters who were playing in the river when they got caught in an undertow. He likely was pulled under the water around 2 p.m. by the strong current.

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  17. Investors pitch Will Co. pot productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Southtown Star

    ... said. Maslak said they said they have received letters of support from state Rep. Anthony Deluca, D-Chicago Heights, and Will County Executive Larry Walsh. Manhattan officials and those from Wilton and Manhattan townships have not yet taken a ...

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  18. Fort Campbell's 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducts change of responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Clarksville Online

    ... for some of his achievements while serving as command sergeant major of the battalion. Young, a native of Chicago Heights, Illinois, said Collins deployed seven companies to support worldwide U.S. military operations. He also oversaw the activation ...

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  19. Boys Soccer: Marian Catholic kicks away Homewood-FlossmoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Southtown Star

    ... The senior had a goal - his 13th of the young season - and an assist as the Spartans earned a 3-0 victory in Chicago Heights. "I'm just playing as hard as possible," Guarino said. "Our team is really coming together and playing as a team and it's ...

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  20. Letters led to romance, wedding for young soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Post-Tribune

    ... wife, children, grandchildren and a happy marriage of nearly 50 years, actually all because of the war. The Chicago Heights, Illinois, native was drafted not long after beginning work at the University of Chicago Book Publishing Department doing ...

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