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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Mobile Tickets, Ventra Payment Coming to Metra by Jan. 1

Mobile Tickets, Ventra Payment Coming to Metra by Jan. 1

Riders will soon be able to buy their tickets on their smartphones or with their Ventra cards.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Julia Collins of Illinois Now Has 3rd Highest 'Jeopardy' Win Streak

Julia Collins of Illinois Now Has 3rd Highest 'Jeopardy' Win Streak

Kenilworth resident racking up the wins and the dollars. She has the longest winning streak of any woman in "Jeopardy" history.
Man Makes Heil Hitler Sign in Front of Holocaust Museum

Man Makes Heil Hitler Sign in Front of Holocaust Museum

The man had someone take his picture while making the sign in front of the Skokie museum.
Hundreds of Holocaust Survivors Coming to Skokie for Annual Memorial Service Sunday

Hundreds of Holocaust Survivors Coming to Skokie for Annual Memorial Service Sunday

It's the 69th year that the annual Holocaust Memorial Service has been held. It is traditionally the largest gathering of survivors in the Midwest.
Should Your State Legalize Pot?

Should Your State Legalize Pot?

With the economic benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
Trio Stopped for Pickpocketing Under Investigation in 7 Suburbs

Trio Stopped for Pickpocketing Under Investigation in 7 Suburbs

One man is facing a felony charge for stealing a wallet. He and the two people he was with are being investigated for theft in Park Ridge.
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Bears'

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Bears'

The film hopes to inspire viewers to experience national parks.
10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year

Earth Day is this Tuesday, April 22. Here's some ways you can help the earth any day.
See 'Bears' Opening Week and Help the National Park Foundation

See 'Bears' Opening Week and Help the National Park Foundation

Disneynature will make a donation to the National Park Foundation for each ticket sold during opening week.
Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.
'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

Get ready to see the real-life story about a boy who says he went to Heaven. Sponsored by Sony.
National Bike Month Rolls into Town

National Bike Month Rolls into Town

Pump up your tires and lube your chain - time to spin away those polar vortex pounds.
'Coupon Queen' Gets $800 Grocery Bill Down to $7, Gives Savings Away

'Coupon Queen' Gets $800 Grocery Bill Down to $7, Gives Savings Away

A New York woman is so good at bargain shopping that she's used her skills to donate groceries and other goods to charity. Learn how you can follow her lead locally.