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See Think Virtues at the Printer's Row Lit Fest June 9 and 10!
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Think Virtues to Appear at Printer’s Row Lit Fest

Think Virtues, a comprehensive program aiming to assist parents and educators in teaching children moral character, will be exhibiting at the Chicago Tribune’s Printer’s Row … Read more ›

The first photo of Sen. Mark Kirk was released Tuesday, three months after the Illinois Republican suffered a stroke. (Handout) (Office of Sen. Mark Kirk / April 24, 2012)

First photo of U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk since stroke is released

More than three months after he suffered a large stroke, Sen. Mark Kirk was shown in a photo released today by the Rehabilitation Institute of … Read more ›

Cyndee speaking about Mollie's War
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Local Author to Speak at North Shore Senior Center

Award-winning local author, Cyndee Schaffer, will be speak at the North Shore Senior Center Men's Club on Tuesday, May 1st at 10:30 AM at the … Read more ›

Kim and Khloe Kardashian blow kisses to the crowd at Sears April 20. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

Kim and Khloe Kardashian come to town

It was a madhouse at the Woodfield Mall Sears April 20 when reality TV stars Kim and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, … Read more ›

Cyndee speaking on Veterans Day
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Local Author to Speak at Chicago Jewish Authors Literary Series

Award-winning local author, Cyndee Schaffer, will be the featured speaker at the Chicago Jewish Authors Literary Series to be held on Monday, April 23rd at … Read more ›

Mollie and Cyndee reading "Mollie's War"
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Local Author Wins Royal Dragonfly Book Award

The 2012 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards contest, which recognizes excellence in literature, recently announced "Mollie’s War" by Cyndee Schaffer of Northbrook and her mother, Mollie … Read more ›

NSYMCA Executive Director/CEO Howard Schultz, left, congratulates Max Fabian on Fabian's 103rd birthday.
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YMCA Celebrates 103rd Birthday of Member Max Fabian

Max Fabian comes to the North Suburban YMCA almost every day for a workout, but on March 8 his visit drew a crowd as the … Read more ›

Mike Iaconelli with two big tournament bass.   Photo by BASS and Rob Russow
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Is it Ike’s turn?

After a year of fishing in a variety of tournaments across the nation, 49 of the best anglers will finally compete in the 2012 Bassmaster … Read more ›

Elodia M., a southwest side Chicago woman (center) was recently announced as a $1 million winner in the Illinois Lottery’s Mega Millions game. She received her check from (l to r) Jovanna Levy of the Illinois Lottery, and was joined by Steve Cieslak, JEWEL-OSCO store director, who accepted a $10,000 check for the grocer’s role in selling the winning ticket. The presentation was held at the JEWEL-OSCO store located at 3644 S. Archer in Chicago, where the winner bought her ticket. (Photo: JEWEL-OSCO)
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Chicago Woman Wins $1 Million in Illinois Lottery

A Southwest side Chicago woman is one of Chicago’s newest millionaires. Elodia M., a 49-year-old mother of two daughters, has won $1 million playing the … Read more ›

OTOH 2012 Final Logo without background
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General Motors Seeks to Reward Local Heroes from Illinois

Now in its second year, General Motors once again wants to honor, recognize and reward local Illinois heroes with the Our Town, Our Heroes program. … Read more ›