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Evanston snow plow crews have cleared main streets and secondary roads of the nearly two inches of snow that fell overnight.
Streets and Sanitation Superintendent James Maiworm says cleanup of residential streets will continue through the daylight hours today.
He says downtown sidewalks are clear and crews are working to clear more sidewalks elsewhere.
He says the city measure 1.8 inches of snow this morning at the Public Works yard.
The National Weather Service says more snow is expected Sunday and Monday.

Post date: February 2, 2013 - 10:42am
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Our popular Second Saturday Coffeehouse, hosted by Vicki Elberfeld, is on February 9th at 8 p.m. at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago, 7574 N. Lincoln Avenue in Skokie. This month we will have a showcase program featuring a return visit by our own joyful musicians Lisa Crowe, Sharon Appelquist, and Dennis Harpole. Joining them will be the "Anything Delicious" teen band, let by our own talented teenagers.
Open mic sign-up begins at 7:30.
An $8 minimum donation includes beverages and pastries.

Post date: February 2, 2013 - 10:30am
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Luigi Zingales, a professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, speaks February 3rd on “A Capitalism for the People.” Based on his recent book of the same name, Zingales will discuss the corrupting effects of lobbying and the concentration of financial power in undermining financial outcomes for most people and exacerbating the recent economic crisis. He will be available to sign copies of the book, which will be for sale at a discounted price. 
Please join us for Coffee Hour after the talk.

Post date: February 2, 2013 - 10:14am
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Evanston Township High School District 202 School Board member Gretchen Livingston kicked off her campaign for a second term Friday night by asking the voters to help her continue her efforts to enhance the board’s goal-driven culture that has made ETHS one of the nation’s premier high schools.

Post date: February 1, 2013 - 10:10pm
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The Woman’s Club of Evanston’s (WCE) 62nd annual benefit show “Laughter in the Key of WCE,” running March 7th through 16th at the WCE’s Clubhouse, this year benefits the Institute for Therapy through the Arts, a division of the Music Institute of Chicago.

Post date: February 1, 2013 - 5:42pm
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A full snow-plowing operation is being planned for Friday night into Saturday morning by Evanston crews to cope with an expected 1-2 inches of snow.
Already they’ve treated bridge decks and some main streets with anti-icing materials  to improve the effectiveness of the salt.
Overnight operations will primarily focus on main roads and secondary routes, with final clean-up on residential streets during daytime hours on Saturday, the city said.

Post date: February 1, 2013 - 5:08pm
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The comedy "Born Yesterday" takes the stage on February 14, 15, and 16 at Evanston Township High School in the Upstairs Theatre.

Post date: February 1, 2013 - 3:54pm
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All four wheels, including tires and rims, were stolen from a 1994 Jaguar in a parking lot near Dempster Street and Hartrey Avenue. This and other stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: February 1, 2013 - 3:20pm
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Each spring for the past seven years, The Woman’s Club of Evanston (WCE) transforms its' historic clubhouse into a sparkling prom boutique, providing prom dresses, shoes, jewelry and accessories to Evanston Township High School (ETHS) senior girls.  “Prom is such an important part of the high school experience,” said Chava Wu, WCE Community Outreach Chair.  “We recognize that the high cost might put this experience out of reach for some girls and their families.

Post date: February 1, 2013 - 3:20pm
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It was a week when a plan for an elevated bike path disappeared from view -- but there was talk of an unusual possible benefactor for Evanston's downtown fountain.

Members of the Evanston media corps talk over the big stories, and some smaller ones, in the new edition of "The Reporters."

Post date: February 1, 2013 - 12:09pm

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