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July 2014 Home Sale Prices Up Almost 6 Percent Over 2013

July 2014 Home Sale Prices Up Almost 6 Percent Over 2013

Flossmoor, Chicago Heights, Lemont, Homewood, Oak Forest and Palos Heights beat the suburban Chicago average.
Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic High School Students' ACT Scores Exceed Illinois, Nation

Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic High School Students' ACT Scores Exceed Illinois, Nation

Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic high school students show fourth year of growth in overall ACT test scores, all scores above state average.
Jackie Robinson West Advances to U.S. Championship Game

Jackie Robinson West Advances to U.S. Championship Game

With a 6-5 victory over Taney Little League of Philadelphia, the kids from the South Side are poised to make history on Saturday.
Diane Masters Golf Outing Raises $30,000

Diane Masters Golf Outing Raises $30,000

Crisis Center of South Suburbia benefits from the Southland's generosity.
16-Year-Old Boy Crushed Between Two Walls Wednesday

16-Year-Old Boy Crushed Between Two Walls Wednesday

Accident happened on property of an Alsip construction company at 2:30 in the morning.

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State-Sponsored Job Fair and Workshop Planned for Aug. 28

State-Sponsored Job Fair and Workshop Planned for Aug. 28

Illinois agencies host job fair discussing application process and state employment opportunities at Chicago Ridge Library on Aug. 28.
15 College Hacks You Need to Know for the 2014-15 School Year

15 College Hacks You Need to Know for the 2014-15 School Year

Make this your best year ever at college with these 15 helpful college hacks. Ramen not included.
Jackie Robinson West Advances to U.S. Championship Game

Jackie Robinson West Advances to U.S. Championship Game

With a 6-5 victory over Taney Little League of Philadelphia, the kids from the South Side are poised to make history on Saturday.
July 2014 Home Sale Prices Up Almost 6 Percent Over 2013

July 2014 Home Sale Prices Up Almost 6 Percent Over 2013

Flossmoor, Chicago Heights, Lemont, Homewood, Oak Forest and Palos Heights beat the suburban Chicago average.
Diane Masters Golf Outing Raises $30,000

Diane Masters Golf Outing Raises $30,000

Crisis Center of South Suburbia benefits from the Southland's generosity.
1,200-Gallon ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

1,200-Gallon ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Ozinga concrete mixer delivers big for mother and son in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
First Responders Challenge and Family Fun Day, Sept. 13

First Responders Challenge and Family Fun Day, Sept. 13

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Fishel Park in Downers Grove
16-Year-Old Boy Crushed Between Two Walls Wednesday

16-Year-Old Boy Crushed Between Two Walls Wednesday

Accident happened on property of an Alsip construction company at 2:30 in the morning.
Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic High School Students' ACT Scores Exceed Illinois, Nation

Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic High School Students' ACT Scores Exceed Illinois, Nation

Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic high school students show fourth year of growth in overall ACT test scores, all scores above state average.
Foreclosures in Evergreen Park, Aug. 21

Foreclosures in Evergreen Park, Aug. 21

A list of the latest foreclosures provided by Zillow.com
Local Jobs: TruGreen, Stony Creek, Comcast

Local Jobs: TruGreen, Stony Creek, Comcast

Looking for a new line of work or a way to supplement your income? Check out what Patch found for you.
Phase I of Stony Creek Promenade Nears Completion

Phase I of Stony Creek Promenade Nears Completion

Good things are happening at the corner of Cicero Avenue and 111th Street, including the opening of Mariano's Fresh Market on Sept. 9.
Owner In Desperate Search to Find German Shepherd Puppy Stolen From Yard

Owner In Desperate Search to Find German Shepherd Puppy Stolen From Yard

Sara, a three-month-old, purebred German Shepherd, is believed to have been dog napped from her Burbank yard on August 14.
Local Rentals in Evergreen Park, Aug. 20

Local Rentals in Evergreen Park, Aug. 20

The latest in available rentals from Zillow.com.
Oak Lawn Man Accused of Being 'Deadbeat Dad'

Oak Lawn Man Accused of Being 'Deadbeat Dad'

DuPage County Sheriff says dad owes $65,000 in child support.
Beverly Arts Center Caps Off 'BAC Challenge' With Phone-a-Thon

Beverly Arts Center Caps Off 'BAC Challenge' With Phone-a-Thon

'BAC Challenge' sprints to finish line by holding a phone-a-thon Tuesday evening after year of raising funds to reduce debt.
South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Aug. 18

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Aug. 18

South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.
Orland Park Man Dies in Flash Flood on Mount Hood

Orland Park Man Dies in Flash Flood on Mount Hood

Funeral Mass for Brent Ludwig, an architect in Frankfort and vice president of Woodbine Golf Course, is Monday at 10 a.m. in Lemont.
Kids Get In Free At Brookfield Zoo, Aug. 18-20

Kids Get In Free At Brookfield Zoo, Aug. 18-20

Take the kids to the zoo for one last summer fling before school starts.
Learning and Attention Deficit Disorders Could Be Vision Related

Learning and Attention Deficit Disorders Could Be Vision Related

There may be a simple reason why your child can't read or acts out in school, behavioral optometrist says.