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Carpentersville man charged in Palatine with public indecency

A Carpentersville man has been charged with public indecency in Palatine, police said Friday. Palatine police arrested and charged Pedro Rodriguez, 36, of the 1800 block of Center Drive, with two misdemeanor counts of public indecency, according to a news release. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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White students no longer majority in Illinois public schools

White public school students made up 49.9 percent of all of Illinois’ 2 million public school students in 2014 as the Hispanic population has grown to 24.6 percent, according to the state board. Of all Illinois public school students, 51.5 percent are considered low-income. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Addressing India’s air quality, health and climate requires public action, study finds

Just weeks after New York City saw the largest climate march in history, new research shows that such public demand can have a direct impact on environmental improvements and associated health benefits. The study, published in the October issue of the American Economic Review, specifically looks at India and uses the country as a baseline […]

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Park District Seeking Public Input On Future Of Museum Campus

Park District Seeking Public Input On Future Of Museum Campus WBBM Newsradio's Nancy Harty reports Chicago architect Daniel Burnham – author of the 1909 Plan of Chicago, which laid the groundwork for the city's layout – famously said “make no little plans,” but said nothing about how many plans to make. The Park … Full News […]

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Emanuel to expand IG’s power to Public Building Commission

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will move to empower Inspector General Joe Ferguson to investigate the Public Building Commission, going partway toward honoring a 4-year-old campaign promise. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Rosemont unveils student-created public art

Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens joined teenage artists from the village Saturday to celebrate their efforts to liven the community and honor their heritage. The young artists, along with Chicago muralist/instructor Rahmaan Statik, spent the past several weeks creating three 100-foot by 15-foot murals near the Rosemont Recreation Center on Barry Street. Full News here – […]

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Vernon Hills police say several reports of public indecency under investigation

Vernon Hills police are investigating several reports of public indecency in the past two weeks at various locations in the village. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Google, Staples fund supplies for Chicago Public Schools

Google, Staples fund supplies for Chicago Public Schools Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doled out some good news for Chicago Public Schools teachers today, announcing that Google Inc. and Staples Inc. have funded every Chicago-based project on the education crowdfunding site called DonorsChoose.org. Full News here – Read more on Crain’s Chicago Business

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Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville to reopen at 1 p.m. after power outage

The Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville is expected to reopen at 1 p.m. after a power outage that closed the building at Milwaukee and Park avenues Wednesday morning, officials said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Chicago Public Schools budget expected to be approved

$ 5.8 billion plan cuts money for neighborhood schools for 2nd year in a rowChicago’s Board of Education on Wednesday is expected to approve a $ 5.8 billion operating budget that for a second year cuts funds to traditional neighborhood schools while also relying on a one-time accounting maneuver to make ends meet. Full News […]

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Arts + Public Life brings spirit of UChicago to Chicago youth and seniors

Arts + Public Life, UChicago’s initiative to form creative bonds with the community, hosts artist residencies, community education and projects led by local artists. One such program is a range of summer classes hosted at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, which began in early June and ends mid-August. These classes aim […]

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Geneva Public Library event pretty cool

The Geneva Public Library’s annual ice cream social featured a double dose of cryogenics. Dippin’ Dots ice cream (a cryogenic treat) and Mr. Freeze of Fermilab, who demonstrated the science of cryogenics using liquid nitrogen. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Superintendent of Hammond public schools assaulted

The superintendent of the Hammond, Indiana public school system was assaulted and robbed Monday night at his home during the severe storms. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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Arts and Public Life summer celebration

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New Glen Ellyn public exhibit turns old bikes into art

A face made of bicycle parts and an old bike that looks like a bee are part of a new public art exhibit in Glen Ellyn dedicated to the joys of biking. The Bike It! exhibit opened Sunday and will be on display for a month, organizers say. It features roughly 13 bikes at different […]

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