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  1. Illinois state Rep. Mike Tryon's band to play inauguration concertRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ... weekends. Hays, of downstate Catlin, approached him about playing in a band after his 2010 election, and Harmon, of Oak Park, heard about the band and wanted in as well. Unlike the General Assembly, the Republicans hold a two-thirds supermajority in ...

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  2. New Porkchop in The Loop; Chicago Joe's In Danger of Demolition; MoreRead the original story

    Wednesday | Eater

    ... room for a mixed-use development. They've already submitted a zoning application to the city. [ Curbed Chicago ] OAK PARK - Beer Shop is a retail and bar concept aimed to open in the spring in Oak Park at 1026 North Blvd. It won't serve food, which ...

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  3. Spurgeon, John E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northwest Herald

    John E. Spurgeon Born: Nov. 26, 1939 Died: Dec. 22, 2014 John Edward Spurgeon of the Village of Lakewood, Illinois, passed away peacefully at home on December 22, 2014, after a long illness. Beloved husband of Martha Rose Williams and devoted stepfather of Barbara Krause of Oak Park, Illinois, and Mary Tsao of San Mateo, California.

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  4. Oak Park Police Reports: DUI, Car Theft, Drug PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Patch.com

    Marc W. Calabria, age 35 of the 900 block of Norwood, Melrose Park, was arrested Dec.. 22 for driving under the influence, according to Oak Park police.

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  5. Oak Park Police Reports: Missing Person, Theft, BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Patch.com

    A man stole a box of women's Rogaine and a box of Vis-Cal women's vitamins Dec. 19 from the CVS Pharmacy on the 300 block of Madison, according to Oak Park police. The estimated loss from the theft is $102.98.

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  6. Alleys and Streets Prioritized with Aggressive Improvement ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Patch.com

    ... in the Village's vital community transportation network, a well as other needs like the water and sewer systems. Oak Park has more than 600 alleys and 240 lane miles of streets, many in need of major repair. As available funds have waned over the ...

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  7. Man Dead, 8-Year-Old Boy Injured In Shooting In AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | CBS Local

    ... wounds to the leg and hand, police said. The driver of the vehicle took the boy to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was listed in good condition.

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  8. Campaign for Independence Exceeds Expectations in Creating Jobs and...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | PRWeb

    ... the help of an unusual donation: three original paintings created by artist Howard Terpning, an illustrator born in Oak Park, Ill., who attained recognition for his paintings of Native Americans. The Terpning art was owned by Avenues Foundation ...

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  9. Dicks, Edward M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Northwest Herald

    Edward M. Dicks Born: Dec. 31, 1965; in Oak Park, IL Died: Dec. 19, 2014; in Woodstock, IL Edward Michael Dicks, 48, of Crystal Lake, passed away Friday, December 19, 2014, in Centegra Hospital, Woodstock. He was born December 31, 1965, in Oak Park, to Joseph and Maxine Dicks.

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  10. Man killed, 12 others hurt in Friday shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | My FOX Chicago

    ... happened at 8:35 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Augusta, and he took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, police said. His condition was unknown. Two hours before that, a 35-year-old man was shot in the ankle in Englewood. The ...

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  11. Burr Ridge mayor brings 50 capitols to life at Oak Park home-schooling programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Examiner.com

    ... Enrichment (ODE), a weekly program for homeschooling families held at Judson Baptist Church, 1252 N. Austin Ave. in Oak Park. Many of the students have been learning the names of all the state's capitals and inviting Straub to speak was a way of ...

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  12. 10-Year-Old Boy Saves Family from Oak Park Apartment FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Patch.com

    An Oak Park fire Tuesday night roared through the homes of two families, but it could have ended in tragedy if not for a quick-thinking 10-year-old boy who noticed the fire and prompted an evacuation. Jaylen Billups, a student at Irving Elementary School , was playing a video game in his family's second-floor apartment at 1426 N. Austin Boulevard when he heard the smoke detector's alarm and saw a fire in the living room, OakPark.com reported.

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  13. Oak Park Police Reports: Package Theft, Missing Person, Armed RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Patch.com

    A thief took a UPS package Dec. 2 from a front lobby on the 900 block of Ontario Street, according to Oak Park police. The package contained a pair of black ALDO high-heel shoes and a pair of blue ALDO high-heel shoes.

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  14. Opinion Deluge of campaign cash trumps limitsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... strategies, and small donor matching grants are now on the horizon in the Chicago area. Officials in Evanston and Oak Park are considering enabling legislation, and thanks largely to the efforts of Common Cause Illinois, Chicago voters will be ...

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  15. Wright Plus 2015--a Housewalk in Oak Park and Riverside, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Patch.com

    ... architecture, design, Frank Lloyd Wright's innovative vision and the talents of his fellow architects in historic Oak Park and Riverside, Illinois. Experience extraordinary living spaces and share an enjoyable day with visitors from around the world ...

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  16. Retired all-pro NFL player feeling fit again after heart ablationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Science Daily

    ... television network and as author of the book, "Spiritual Workout of a Former Saint." Mr. Abramowicz, 69, lives in Oak Park, Ill. The atrial fibrillation Mr. Abramowicz experienced is the most common type of arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat). It's ...

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  17. Richard ProvenzanoRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Elburn Herald

    Richard Provenzano, 77, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in the comfort of his home. He was born in Oak Park, Ill., on Feb. 28, 1937.

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  18. Retired All-Pro NFL Player Feeling Great After Heart Procedure at LoyolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Patch.com

    Years after retiring as an All-Pro wide receiver in the NFL, Danny Abramowicz of Oak Park still enjoys a good workout. But an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation made it extremely difficult to exercise.

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  19. Mouhelis, ChristineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Northwest Herald

    ... Vivian (Gino); great aunt to nieces and nephews; and a good friend to many. She was born March 21, 1936, in Oak Park, IL. She was a devoted daughter of the late Peter and Dorothy Dandos and was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She married Gus ...

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  20. Kain, Edward J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Northwest Herald

    Edward J. Kain Born: Oct. 2, 1923; in Oak Park, IL Died: Dec. 16, 2014; in Huntley, IL Edward James Kain, 91, of Huntley, formerly of Crystal Lake, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at his home. He was born October 2, 1923, in Oak Park to the late Edward and Ella Kain.

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