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  1. Deerfield To Limit Areas For Possible Pot DispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Potential medical marijuana dispensaries in Deerfield will be limited to to parts of the Deerbrook Shopping Center, Cadwell Corners Shopping Center, commercially zoned areas on Waukegan Road between Lake Cook Road and Kates Road, some portions of Pfingsten Road and some areas on Embassy Way south of Lake Cook Road if a village ordinance in the works is approved once written, the Deerfield Review reports. In line with all other state restrictions regarding these types of businesses, the Deerfield ordinance will add one more: making sure a dispensary is at least 1,000 feet away from parks, while the state's requirement is that it can be located anywhere more than 500 feet away.

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  2. Gas station near Wadsworth robbedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A thief robbed a gas station near Wadsworth on Tuesday night, Lake County sheriff's police said. The robbery occurred about 7:30 p.m. at TA Travel Center, 16650 Russell Road.

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  3. Murder, sex abuse sentencings set for next week in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... his bench trial conviction, Judge Victoria Rossetti revoked Axtell's $3 million bail and he has remained in Lake County Jail without bond while awaiting his sentencing, which can result in 20 to 60 years in prison. A new sentencing date of Feb. 2 ...

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  4. Economist: Going from Wall Street to Main Street economyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    While the horrible winter weather has been a drag to deal with, it is also hampering the economy, economist Diane Swonk told about 500 business leaders at an economic breakfast in Lake County this morning. "We are suffering a terrible winter, we've had snow in every single state," and that will affect the economy, including construction, housing and retail spending as consumers hibernate, said the chief economist and senior managing director at Mesirow Financial in Chicago.

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  5. Wauconda District 118 suing Lakemoor over TIF districtRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    LAKEMOOR – It took more than a year for Lakemoor village officials to plan and approve a tax increment finance district at Route 120 and Route 12 but less than a week for it to get challenged in court. Wauconda School District 118 has filed a lawsuit in Lake County Court stating the southwest corner of the intersection where the village plans to establish the TIF is not prone to "chronic flooding" – the basis for which village officials seek to establish the TIF.

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  6. North Shore Health Center Seeks Community Health Promoters ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Lake County Health Department North Shore Health Center is looking to expand their Community Health Promoters Program . Traditionally, our Health Promoters are bilingual, trained volunteers that reside within Highwood, Highland Park and Deerfield whose concern for general health and overall well-being of the community drives them to volunteer their time and talent in educating their local community.

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  7. Low-Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic Scheduled March 14 at Lake County FairgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center's Animal Care and Control Program and the 4-H Club All in Ag are offering a low-cost pet vaccination clinic on Saturday, March 14. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Road in Grayslake. The clinic is a convenient and affordable way for any Lake County resident to keep pets up to date with shots and rabies tags.

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  8. Is 9/11 artifact headed to Wauconda?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... other organizations have worked on the project. That proposed memorial was designed to honor the soldiers from Lake County who'd served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Morris' son, Geoffrey, was a Marine who died in Iraq in 2004. Statues and ...

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  9. Dawn Patrol: Mundelein teen sent to juvenile prison; fair may open sans grandstandRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A 15-year-old Mundelein girl expressed gratitude for being sentenced to juvenile prison in the stabbing death of her younger half-sister in a bedroom of their home last year. Lake County Circuit Judge Valerie Ceckowski said during a formal sentencing hearing Tuesday the teen will receive counseling and other help while she is committed until her 21st birthday.

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  10. Teen sent to juvenile prison for killing half-sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    A 15-year-old Mundelein girl expressed gratitude for being sentenced to juvenile prison in the stabbing death of her younger half-sister in a bedroom of their home last year. Lake County Circuit Judge Valerie Ceckowski said during a formal sentencing hearing Tuesday the teen will receive counseling and other help while she is committed to a juvenile prison until her 21st birthday.

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  11. Learn how you can earn a General Studies bachelor's degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Anyone interested in earning a degree with the convenience of evening, weekend, or online classes can attend an open house to learn about the Eastern Illinois University Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at the University Center of Lake County, 1200 University Center Drive in Grayslake, in Room 131. The event is open to any student interested in learning more about the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program.

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  12. CLC candidates forum on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    The College of Lake County Student Government Association is sponsoring a candidate forum for the April 7 board of trustees election in District 532 on Wednesday, March 4, from noon to 1:30 p.m., in Room C005 on the Grayslake campus. The forum is open to the community and will provide voters the opportunity to meet the candidates and ask questions.

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  13. Educational sessions at Green Living FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    ... Libertyville. The free family-friendly event, sponsored by the Libertyville Civic Center in partnership with Lake County Green Congregations, is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Here's the Sierra Club lineup: Clean power, 10:45 a.m.; economic impact of the Route ...

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  14. Rt. 137 near Grayslake reopens after crash closed road for five hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    Route 137 near Grayslake was closed for about five hours early Tuesday due to an accident with injuries, officials said. Lake County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  15. Bilingual Health Promoters SoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    The Lake County Health Department North Shore Health Center is looking to expand their Community Health Promoters Program . Traditionally, our Health Promoters are bilingual, trained volunteers who reside within Highwood, Highland Park and Deerfield whose concern for general health and overall well-being of the community drives them to volunteer their time and talent in educating their local community.

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  16. Man Who Overdosed In Mundelein Revived After Officers Inject NaloxoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... was the first time Mundelein officers had used the auto-injectors and only the fourth time a police officer in Lake County administered the life-saving drug, police said. Naloxone blocks the effects of opioids on the brain and restores breathing ...

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  17. Boys basketball: Lake County roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    Libertyville's boys basketball team got its offense rolling on Monday in a Class 4A regional win over Waukegan at Notre Dame. The Wildcats, up 31-13 at the end of the first quarter, got 20 points from Paul Steinhaus, 17 points from Jake Mansfield and 12 points from Joe Borcia in a 77-57 victory.

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  18. Wauconda Church Holds Jazz Service in Memory of Local Volunteer LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Patch.com

    March 3, 2015 Beloved community figure Bob Cloud, a longtime volunteer for the Lake County Veterans Assistance Commission, Love INC Southwest, and Messiah Lutheran Church, will be remembered on Sunday night at a special jazz service he helped to bring about. Featuring music by Chicago's Frank Portolese Quartet, the service will include times of prayer and reflection as well as a remembrance of Mr. Cloud's contributions to his community.

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  19. Cab Driver Honored for Role in Forgery ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    Winnetka police recognized cab driver Eid "Eddie" Yahya with the Meritorious Citizenship Award for his help in the capture of a forgery suspect at a bank on February 10. The Lake County News-Sun reports Yahya had received a call from police Sgt. Karl Larson shortly after he had picked up a customer that day.

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  20. A Growing Problem: Sheriff, Activist Weigh In On Sex Trafficking in Lake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Patch.com

    The direct link between pornography and human trafficking is growing as technology advancements are being made, according to a local activist and officials with the Lake County Sheriff's Department . "Everytime I talk to a victim, it was always used to lower their inhibitions and and served as a training tool for sex trafficking," said Elizabeth Yore , a Lake Forest resident who spent 30 years in the legal field for child advocacy and now works as a consultant to help raise awareness of a problem she says has gotten worse and worse in recent years.

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