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Northwestern University draws a diverse population to the North Shore suburb. Read more about Evanston, IL
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  • Sports fans and food safety

    Sports fans and food safety
    During the Chicago Fire's season at Toyota Park, a local public health official is on site for at least one game to ensure food is safe to eat. She'll stick a thermometer in hot dogs or throw milk away that's been out too long. It's a practice the...
  • Same-sex households skyrocket in Illinois

    Same-sex households skyrocket in Illinois
    The number of gay and lesbian households in Illinois jumped dramatically over the last decade, in part a reflection of societal changes that have made it easier for couples to be open about being in a same-sex relationship. In Illinois, the number of...
  • Cars.com Tests New iPhone Maps App in a Mercedes-Benz SL550

     
    By David Thomas and Dave Lee Apple unveiled a number of new laptops and two new operating systems earlier this week. The new mobile platform's operating system, iOS 6, will be coming to iPhones this fall, and one of its......
  • Internet rallies around bullied little Jedi who gets some much deserved Star Wars love

     
    I still remember the thrill of seeing "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" in 1977 when it opened. To this day it is one of the most vivid and delightful memories from my childhood. I don't remember getting any......
  • Rubio builds his senate team

     
    WASHINGTON — Incoming U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced eight new hires today, including Sally Canfield, a former policy director to Mitt Romney, who will serve a similar role for Florida's next Republican senator. Here's background information...
  • Tilted Kilt opening local space

     
    An addition on the Lehigh Street auto mile will have nothing to do with horsepower or new cars. It's Tilted Kilt, a Celtic-themed sports bar and restaurant chain largely known for female servers dressed in tight tops, short kilts and stockings. Tilted...
  • JW Marriott chef wins category award in California Raisin Marketing Board’s contest

     
    Philippe Sanchez of the JW Marriott Grande Grande Lakes in Orlando won a category grand prize at the 4th annual America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest, sponsored by the California Raisin Marketing Board. Sanchez won the breakfast category with his...
  • Sleevecandy's 'accidentally ironic' thrift-store T-shirts

     
    The way Reed Hushka sees it, the biggest problem with thrift shops isn't the lack of cool clothes but the hit-or-miss selection and sizes at individual stores. "I live in Chicago," Hushka said, "but my perfect T-shirt might be sitting......
  • 'Biggest Loser's' Adrian: Not the least bit apologetic

     
    "The Biggest Loser": "The Biggest Loser" bids farewell to Adrian Dortch this week. He was eliminated after conflict with his teammates. But he doesn't regret a thing....
  • Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs

    Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs
    The northern suburbs have a reputation as a refuge from crime, and that's often true. But in 1934, the body of famed outlaw "Baby Face" Nelson was found in what is now Skokie. Here are some other facts that may be surprising about our northern neighbors:...
  • Retirement perks cost towns millions

    Retirement perks cost towns millions
    Lax pension rules are costing suburban taxpayers millions of dollars by allowing job perks and hefty pay hikes to inflate retirement checks for local leaders, the Tribune has found. In Glencoe, a free Jeep, bonuses and other perks to an outgoing parks...
  • School officials get pension boost 'payback'

    Two soon-to-retire administrators in Downers Grove High School District 99 received pay raises and bonuses that will boost their pensions, according to records released last week. The two administrators are the only senior district officials who will get...