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First-Place Wolves roll in San Antonio

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First-Place Wolves roll in San Antonio

First-Place Wolves roll in San Antonio Chicago Wolves goaltender Oscar Dansk earned his second shutout of the campaign on Saturday night in a 5-0 victory over the San Antonio Rampage at AT&T Center. Forwards Tye McGinn, Keegan Kolesar, Matthew Weis and Tomas Hyka and rookie defenseman Nic Hague all scored for Chicago (39-19-5-3) while Dansk…

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April proclaimed Arab American Heritage month by Cook County Board

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April proclaimed Arab American Heritage month by Cook County Board

April proclaimed Arab American Heritage month by Cook County Board Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison introduces a proclamation honoring April as Arab American Heritage Month at the board meeting March 20, 2019, in coordination with the passage of a State of Illinois Law designating April as Arab American Heritage month. The Cook County Board on…

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Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion

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Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion

Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion Time to say goodbye to all that was Blockbuster except the one last holdout store in Bend, Oregon – now relegated as an iconic classic with the closing of the last Australia store. Time to also say goodbye to the Fort Lauderdale mansion long enjoyed by Blockbuster’s co-founder…

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Larry David stole my life and put it on TV

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Larry David stole my life and put it on TV

Larry David stole my life and put it on TV One of the funniest sitcoms on Television is HBO’s long-running, short episode-life “Curb Your Enthusiasm” starring Larry David, Richard Lewis, and Jeff Garland among a phenomenal cast of actors and actresses. The series helped me recover from Cancer. Yes, that’s how medicinally potent it is,…

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Bridgeview venue renamed SeatGeek Stadium at Ribbon-cutting

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Bridgeview venue renamed SeatGeek Stadium at Ribbon-cutting

Bridgeview venue renamed SeatGeek Stadium at Ribbon-cutting Bridgeview’s premiere sports and entertainment venue was renamed SeatGeek Stadium in a partnership with one of the country’s largest online ticketing and entertainment companies. The ribbon cutting was held on Thursday March 7, 2019 By Ray Hanania Bridgeview’s multipurpose venue was renamed SeatGeek Stadium during a ribbon cutting…

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Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers unique experience for Spring Break

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Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers unique experience for Spring Break

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers unique experience for Spring Break Located in the heart of Chicago, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 North Columbus Drive, has introduced a variety of guestroom packages perfect for spring break vacations tailored to helping travelers experience all the wonder the Windy City has to offer. From all-encompassing experiences with trips…

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Milwaukee County Parks reveals 2019 Traveling Beer Garden schedule

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Milwaukee County Parks reveals 2019 Traveling Beer Garden schedule

Milwaukee County Parks reveals 2019 Traveling Beer Garden schedule For the past five years, the Traveling Beer Gardens have been an integral part of Milwaukee’s summer fun. The Traveling Beer Garden opens on May 8, the entire 2019 schedule includes new parks throughout Milwaukee County.  It may not feel like it right now, but beer garden season is only six weeks…

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Orland Park native supports “Silent Service” at Pearl Harbor Sub Training Center

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Orland Park native supports “Silent Service” at Pearl Harbor Sub Training Center

Orland Park native supports “Silent Service” at Pearl Harbor Sub Training Center By Erica R. Gardner Chief Mass Communication Specialist, Navy Office of Community Outreach. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rusty Pang An Orland Park, Illinois, native and 2007 Carl Sandburg High School graduate is serving at the U.S. Naval Submarine Training Center…

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production Moraine Valley Community College will present “American Griot,” an original play exploring Muslim influence on the American music genre known as the blues. The Academic Theater production will run Feb. 21 to March 3, in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater, inside the Fine and Performing Arts…

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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18 Due to Popular Demand Steppenwolf Hosts a Second Discussion with Co-Founders Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry About Sinise’s New Book Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service   By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a second conversation with co-founder Gary Sinise on Monday, February 18 at…

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Illinois State Museum Wins Leader Institution of the Year Award

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Illinois State Museum Wins Leader Institution of the Year Award

Illinois State Museum Wins Leader Institution of the Year Award The Illinois Association of Museums has recognized the Illinois State Museum as the Leader Institution of the Year (2018), one of the association’s “Awards of Distinction” that recognize excellence in the museum field, the highest honor given by the IAM. In presenting the award, an…

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Pritzker, Stratton host “Day of Service” to kickoff their inauguration

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Pritzker, Stratton host “Day of Service” to kickoff their inauguration

Pritzker, Stratton host “Day of Service” to kickoff their inauguration Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton held a statewide day of service to kick off their inaugural weekend. They participated in five of the 10 service opportunities the inaugural committee coordinated in every corner of the state. Gov.-elect Pritzker began his day in Chicago,…

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