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The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

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Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
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New I-57 / Tri-State Tollway Interchange Opens in October

And with that comes a discount on new I-PASS transponders. A temporary tollway office is now open in Midlothian, too.
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Lyons Township Students Earn Top ACT scores

LT seniors Madeline Bernstein, of LaGrange, and Stephanie Lin, of Burr Ridge, earn the highest composite score on the ACT.
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Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Burr Ridge Resident Named Stritch Alumnus of the Year for Excellence in Research

Burr Ridge Resident Named Stritch Alumnus of the Year for Excellence in Research

Thomas J. Layden, MD, was named alumnus of the year for excellence in research by Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
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A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
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JOBS: Riverside Parks and Recreation Seeks Instructors, Office Assistant

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Mary Acker Klingenberger earns Alumna Achievement Award

St. Mary's College recognized the King-Bruwaert House director for her fundraising accomplishments and her dedication to quality education.
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

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Daily Beast Names Hinsdale Central and South on Top High Schools List

Daily Beast Names Hinsdale Central and South on Top High Schools List

Hinsdale Central and South rank 50th and 350th respectively, Dist. 86 announces.
Join the 'Magic Tree House' Party at Indian Prairie Public Library

Join the 'Magic Tree House' Party at Indian Prairie Public Library

The event takes place Sept. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at Indian Prairie Public Library.
Hinsdale Township High School Teachers Lay Cards on the Table

Hinsdale Township High School Teachers Lay Cards on the Table

Hoping to reach a fair contract agreement and dispel rumors, the teachers' association is going public with its latest contract offer.
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Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Illinois' favorite NFL team might be obvious, but what about its favorite college team? Or favorite NFL team from a different state?
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Hinsdale High School Teachers File Unfair Labor Complaint Against D86 Board

“The actions of this board show little or no respect for the process or our teachers," union president says.
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Your Weekend Chicagoland Weather Forecast

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