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  1. Man charged with trying to pull girl into bushes in Oak ParkRead the original story

    37 min ago | OakLeaves

    A Glen Ellyn man has been charged with trying to abduct a 15-year-old girl in Oak Park on Monday.

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  2. Timothy 'Tim' ParrilliRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Elburn Herald

    ... battle with esophageal cancer. Timothy was born on Jan. 31, 1951, to Joseph and Barbara (Engvalson) Parrilli of Oak Park, Ill. He married Charlotte Fraley on Oct. 8, 1971, in Naperville, Ill. From stacking Cheerios as a toddler to remodeling and ...

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  3. Ask the Mompreneur: Making a community using MeetupRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... show up out of the woodwork. By the sixth month of our monthly Meetup, we had 200 members in my small village of Oak Park, Ill. When someone asked me to open up another one in downtown Chicago so she could commute and commune with fellow mom ...

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  4. Oak Park theater marks 40 years with fun, flawed a EarnestaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    To celebrate Oak Park Festival Theatre's 40th anniversary, the company is staging "The Importance of Being Earnest" for the first time.

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  5. Oak Park's comprehensive plan: Final draft review ThursdayRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | OakLeaves

    Oak Park's most recent comprehensive planning process began in October 2012 and has gathered input from roughly 75 workshops, interviews with residents and stakeholders in town and a number of documents presented on the plan's website Envision Oak Park .

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  6. Local artist offers high-end, high-fashion painted jeans through Dragonfly by JClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ElmLeaves

    ... in the $200 to $300 range. "I wanted them to be high-end," she said, adding she realizes that "people living in Oak Park and River Forest don't necessarily spend that much on jeans." So she's examining whether she can produce the hand-painted ...

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  7. 'Assassination Theater' investigates killing of JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OakLeaves

    ... crime conspiracy to kill JFK. The play debuts with a one-night-only staged reading Aug. 9 in the Arts Center of Oak Park. Levin, an Oak Park resident and former editor of Chicago magazine, has made a specialty of true-crime books since co-authoring ...

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  8. Oak Park couple tap into maple syrup farming trade by accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OakLeaves

    Oak Park residents Christine and Mark Fisher were in the market for a get-away home when their property search led them to the Driftless region of southeastern Wisconsin.

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  9. 1 killed, 7 wounded in Tuesday gun violenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... hand about 3:30 p.m. in the 4000 block of West Iowa Street, and he took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park where his condition was stable, police said. A 37-year-old woman was shot about an hour earlier in the South Side Washington ...

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  10. Chicago area outdoes Cleveland for tax variety; find how you would fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    ... links to the upcoming stories by returning to this story or to cleveland.com/datacentral. For Chicago, we picked Oak Park, a suburb on Chicago Magazine's 2010 list of best neighborhoods and towns. It's where Ernest Hemingway grew up and is the site ...

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  11. 10 Charming Midwestern Towns to Visit This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    ... with Spring Green's rolling hills so much that he built Taliesin, his summer retreat a three-hour drive from his Oak Park, Illinois home. Tour Wright's home or take in an al fresco afternoon or evening Shakespearean performance at the American ...

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  12. Oak Park boutique recognized by Instyle Magazine 'coolest' shops listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OakLeaves

    Oak Park's Gem Jewelry Boutique, located at 108 N. Marion St., has been recognized by Instyle Magazine as one of the "2014 Small Cool" shops.

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  13. Man traveling to Oak Park arrested after "bizzare" and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OakLeaves

    ... station, Hahn said he was "just looking for a girlfriend" and that he walked to Riverside from Lyons on his way to Oak Park, where he would find a "nice girl," according to police. Hahn allegedly said he was headed to Oak Park because he went to ...

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  14. Sugar Beet Co-op Edible Garden Tour draws more than 200 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OakLeaves

    ... 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., offered an up-close look at some of the private gardens and urban agriculture institutions in Oak Park, Forest Park, River Forest and Austin. Kicking off at Sugar Beet's future location at 812 W. Madison, the tour included stops ...

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  15. Oak Park police blotter: Two teens arrested for theft, burglaryRead the original story

    Tuesday | OakLeaves

    The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park and River Forest police departments.

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  16. Oak Park crime briefs: Laptops, iPod, antique silver stolen in burglaryRead the original story

    Tuesday | OakLeaves

    ... items were estimated to be worth a total of $730. Police recovered a stolen Chevy Malibu on the 400 block of South Oak Park Avenue at around 11:00 p.m. on July 22. The vehicle had been called in stolen by an Oak Park resident earlier that day. No ...

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  17. 2015 Northern Illinois Football Recruiting: RB Marcus Jones Commits To HuskiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hustle Belt

    ... potential All-MAC talent across the board. The Huskies' 16th commit, running back Marcus Jones is no different. The Oak Park, Illinois resident committed to NIU Sunday evening per his Twitter . The 5-foot-10 185-pound back is the second running back ...

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  18. WMU football fall camp preview: Linebacker corps to showcase new starters, added depthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MLive.com

    ... Phillips (6-2, 225), a two-star player out of Detroit, and Robert Spillane, a 6-2, 220-pound three-star player from Oak Park, Ill. Although WMU brings in four new faces, the Broncos will have a handful of returning players vying for starting jobs. ...

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  19. DePaul College Prep Board Names Principal Dr. James Quaid To Position ...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Freshnews

    ... associate superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of Chicago and was principal of Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Ill., for 16 years. He earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in history and philosophy from Benedictine University, a master's degree ...

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  20. Marion Street Grille closing after 19 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | OakLeaves

    ... will be closing its doors on Saturday, Aug. 9, after 19 years of business. Marion Street Grille has been Downtown Oak Park's premier fine dining establishment serving celebrity guests such as George Wendt and John Mahony, as well as Marion Street ...

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