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High School Football Concussions Class-Action Suit Dismissed

October 28, 2015
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The IHSA and numerous media outlets are reporting today that a class-action lawsuit that was brought against the Illinois High School Association over its head injury policies has been dismissed. The lawsuit was the first in the nation against a state high school athletic association, though the National Football League and colleges have been...
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Girls Regional Volleyball finals Thursday

October 28, 2015
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4A Results Marist, St. Ignatius, Mother McAuley and Whitney Young girls move up to play for Regional championships Thursday after surviving matches early this week. Twelve other city teams were eliminated. Payton High School fell to Glenbard East 25-19, 25-17 Tuesday in the Glen Ellyn Regional. Jones defeated Curie 25-16, 25-20 in the first...
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1st Round State Football Playoffs October 30 & 31

October 26, 2015
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Class 8A Chicago Football playoff schedule Brother Rice #5 v Bartlett #28 7P Friday, Brother Rice Marist #23 v Notre Dame (Niles) #10 7P Friday, Notre Dame Curie #11 v Gurnee #22 3.45P Saturday, Lane Stadium [2601 W Addison Street,...
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Women Vikings Remain In CCIW Hunt

February 21, 2013

The 2013 North Park women’s basketball senior class refuses to let its hopes of qualifying for the CCIW conference tournament get away. North Park stayed alive in the race for the final tournament playoff spot Saturday thanks to a game-winning lay-up from senior Kamauria Acree as time expired in the Vikings’ 91-89 victory over host North...
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Steans: Marriage Equality Vote on Valentine’s Day (Vid MSNBC)

February 4, 2013

Illinois Senator Heather Steans speaks about marriage equality on MSNBC today. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
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Power Plumbing Receives 3 Angies List Awards

February 4, 2013

Power Plumbing & Sewer Contractors has received three ‘Super Service Awards’ from Angie’s List, the firm says. The three awards bring to 33 the number of awards Power has received since joining Angie’s List in 2002. Angie’s List awards the annual recognition to about five percent of all businesses, the firm says.
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Harris Chairs IL House Appropriations Committee

February 3, 2013

Illinois Rep. Greg Harris has been named chair of the Illinois House Appropriations/ Human Services Committee. Chicago Phoenix reports Harris will oversee half of the state’s budget, including appropriations for healthcare, children’s services, public health and other human services. Harris will also serve as vice chair of the Insurance and Tourism and Conventions committees....
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NCC Director Diagnosed With Stage 4 Tumor

January 24, 2013

Northcenter Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Garrett FitzGerald announced Tuesday he has been diagnosed with a Stage IV brain tumor. His doctors at Rush University Medical Center determined the tumor is inoperable because of its location around a speech center in his brain. Mr. FitzGerald is expected to begin an extremely aggressive 6-week course...
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Bulldog to Partner with CANTV

January 18, 2013

Cable subscribers across Chicago can now get the latest updates from The Welles Park Bulldog by picking up the remote instead of their mouse. Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV) is now featuring bite-sized posts from the Bulldog on cable Channel 27.  Publisher Patrick Boylan said this new partnership with CAN TV provides a...
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NPU Defeats Elmhurst 76-68; Snaps 4 Game Losing Streak

January 14, 2013
NPU Defeats Elmhurst 76-68; Snaps 4 Game Losing Streak

Mark Holmes North Park snapped a four-game losing streak Saturday as it earned a 76-68 victory over Elmhurst College in College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin action. It was NP’s first CCIW victory under coach Tom Slyder and its first over the Bluejays in the last four meetings. Senior Mark Holmes scored a game-high 23 points...
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