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Two flower pots were stolen from a porch in the 1600 block of Lake Street Tuesday night. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: July 2, 2015 - 2:55pm
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The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian holds a group bicycle tour exploring Native American landmarks in Evanston and Wilmette that are essential to the heritage and history of our region on Saturday, July 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. 

Post date: July 2, 2015 - 11:39am
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Author and defense attorney Jeanne Bishop reads from her new book, "Change of Heart: Justice, Mercy and Making Peace with My Sister’s Killer," in an event at Bookends and Beginnings co-hosted with the James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 21.

Post date: July 2, 2015 - 6:34am
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Update at 7:40 p.m.: In an unprecedented move, the Evanston Township High School Board failed Wednesday to agree on a replacement on the board for William Geiger, who resigned effective May 27, and passed the decision on to Regional Superintendent Bruce Brown.

Post date: July 1, 2015 - 7:43pm
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A robbery occurred in the 1400 block of Brown Avenue at about 3:45 a.m. today. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: July 1, 2015 - 3:42pm
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Business transitions challenged the first homicide of the year and a fatal traffic accident for dominance among the Evanston Now stories readers read most in June.

Post date: July 1, 2015 - 6:49am
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State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) is may be shaking hands more eagerly than usual at Saturday's Evanston Fourth of July parade -- he's planning to make a run next year to become state comptroller.

Post date: June 30, 2015 - 5:04pm
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An Evanston library patron learned that it doesn't pay to snooze in the library. When he woke up, his cell phone was gone. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: June 30, 2015 - 3:14pm
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Evanston's 4th of July Association will host an all-day series of events to mark Independence Day this Saturday.

Playground activities

Events begin at 9 a.m. with roller skating and refreshments at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center and family playground activities at seven Evanston schools and parks including Frisbee tosses, races, jump rope competitions, and pie eating contests. Here's the full schedule.

Post date: June 30, 2015 - 11:30am
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"All the taxpayers in Evanston should help with affordable housing," former township assessor Bonnie Wilson told a group of about 50 people who turned out for an inclusionary housing workshop at the Civic Center Monday night.

Wilson, summing up the thoughts of the half dozen people at her workshop table, said, "What if we had a separate tax levy -- not very much -- maybe $5 on everybody's tax bill."

Post date: June 30, 2015 - 5:25am

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