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A motorcycle and two cars were reported stolen and two other vehicles sustained criminal damage. These among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: July 21, 2015 - 1:46pm
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EVANSTON, IL. – July. 7, 2015 – While high school graduates are anxiously awaiting college life, PEER Services is providing a three hour course that will put some worries to rest.

Post date: July 21, 2015 - 1:18pm
Title: Beachapalooza
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All are invited to join the four Evanston Episcopal Churches on Sunday, August 16 at 10 a.m. at Burnham Shores (Hamilton Street and the lakefront) for worship followed by a picnic with games for children.  All children are invited to attend with their backpacks and school supplies to be blessed.  Everyone is welcome. Please bring a chair or blanket so that you can sit comfortably.

Post date: July 21, 2015 - 11:37am
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Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, testifying before a legislative committee in Springfield this morning said she supports Gov. Rauner's proposal to consolidate the state's 640 public safety pension funds.

Tisdahl told the House Pension Committee that consolidating those funds into the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund that serves non-public safety local government workers statewide would lead to higher investment returns that would reduce the burden on taxpayers.

Post date: July 21, 2015 - 11:24am
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Jabbar R. Bennett has been named Northwestern University's first associate provost for diversity and inclusion and associate professor of medicine, Provost Daniel Linzer announced today.

Post date: July 21, 2015 - 11:18am
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In addition to the $13.25 million in federal early-childhood grants for Evanston kids announced last week, another $8.5 million has been awarded to the Childcare Network of Evanston, it was learned Monday.

Post date: July 20, 2015 - 4:37pm
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Efforts to provide school supplies to children in need are receiving a boost from the Evanston Community Foundation.

The foundation is providing at $2,500 community catalyst grant to help with an effort that seeks to raise $15,000 before school opens on Aug. 24.

The program, a collaboration between Evanston Skokie School District 65, Caring Outreach by Parents in Evanston and the District 65 PTA Council hopes to provide supplies to 600 students in need.

Post date: July 20, 2015 - 4:05pm
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Two men walked into the emergency room at Evanston Hospital early Sunday morning with stab wounds, but would not tell police what happened. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: July 20, 2015 - 3:30pm
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Just over 18 months after Safeway closed its Chicago-area Dominick's supermarket chain, the two affected stores in Evanston are scheduled to reopen with new owners a week apart this month.

Post date: July 20, 2015 - 3:30pm
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Two people were injured in a  traffic accident shortly after 3 p.m. today at the intersection of Howard Street and Ridge Avenue in Evanston.

Post date: July 20, 2015 - 3:24pm

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