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  • Bring on LeBron & D-Wade (tix on sale at 10a), 72M 'Idol' voters launch Reinhart into Top Three, Ebert gives 3-and-1/2 Stars to 'Bridesmaids' and Mom gives her 8-year-old daughter Botox

    Here's what happened.  What's happening.  And what's gonna' happen. Bulls vs. Miami Heat Playoff Sked (All games televised on TNT) Game 1: Sun May 15, Heat at Bulls, 7pm                                         Game 2:  Wed May 18, Heat at Bulls, 7:30p...
  • First Illinois governor to do time was known as 'Mr. Clean'

    First Illinois governor to do time was known as 'Mr. Clean'
    A former Illinois governor was sentenced to prison last week. That's about a once-a-decade event here since the 1970s. Flashback readers know that Illinois' culture of corruption began long before that, notably with Gov. Len Small in the 1920s, but the...
  • Rain can't dampen fire of 'Idol' contender's hometown fans

    Rain can't dampen fire of 'Idol' contender's hometown fans
    One year to the day after Lee DeWyze’s “beLeevers” crowded into the Arlington Park racetrack to wish him luck on the "American Idol" TV show, crowds huddled there again Saturday in a cold rain to cheer a new northwest suburban star....
  • Arlington Heights back slots at racetrack

    The Arlington Heights Village Board has informally adopted a measure endorsing slot machines at Arlington Park. As a result of the unexpected development Monday night, Mayor Arlene Mulder will now write a letter to state legislators summarizing the...
  • Rahystrada wins Colonial Turf Cup at Colonial Downs

    After seeing the way Rahystrada had run in the spring against stiff competition, trainer Byron Hughes had a feeling good fortune would again find his veteran soon enough. Rahystrada came into Saturday's $500,000 Turf Cup, which was open to horses 3 years...
  • Gambling interests cover their bets with campaign contributions

    Gambling interests cover their bets with campaign contributions
    Nearly three-fourths of the lawmakers who voted on doubling the number of Illinois casinos accepted political contributions in the last 18 months from the gambling industry — a practice several states ban. Casinos, racetracks and video poker...
  • Closet Geek Book Group

    Closet Geek Book Group
    Our book club has only three members. We work at the same company, which allows for ongoing discussion of the book as we read. We've been together for almost four years and are on our 38th book. Sometimes our book selection inspires field trips....
  • DISD to hold public hearings to discuss school consolidation proposal

    DISD to hold public hearings to discuss school consolidation proposal
    The first of several public hearings will be tonight to discuss D-I-S-D's recommendation to consolidate almost a dozen schools. The district could shut down the eleven campues over the next two years if district officials can't find another way to...
  • Protesters fight DISD's proposal to consolidate eleven schools

    Protesters fight DISD's proposal to consolidate eleven schools
    Parents, students, and community members gathered at H.S. Thompson Thursday night to protest Dallas Independent School District's proposal. District leaders are recommending nine elementary schools and two middle schools be consolidated, meaning some...
  • Dallas ISD Board Votes to Close 11 Schools

    Dallas ISD Board Votes to Close 11 Schools
    Thursday night, Dallas Independent School District board trustees voted six to two in favor of closing 11 schools within the city. Nine of the schools are elementary schools, two are middle school campuses. 10 of the schools will close in time for the...
  • Other options for viewing fireworks

    Other options for viewing fireworks
    Celebrating the 4th of July by watching a fireworks show can be a thrilling experience. It also can be a crowded experience: 1 million people are expected to pack Chicago's lakefront to glimpse Friday's Independence Day Eve fireworks. Fireworks fans...
  • Teen shot in Bloomington

    A 17-year-old Bloomington teen is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting another teen. It happened early Thursday morning on the northwest side of Bloomington in the parking lot at the Arlington Park Apartments. Police say Donavon...