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ReutersMay 16 (Reuters) - U.S. power companies plan to shut or convert over 50,000 megawatts (MW) of coal-fired plants over the next several years as cheap natural gas prices and strict environmental rules have made coal the more expensive option in some areas....
The story, as reported this month in local news outlets, was rather embarrassing: The Illinois secretary of state's driver services operation in Niles had been evicted because the agency was late paying its rent. On May 6, Dave Drucker, a spokesman...
Tags: Realty, Rentals, Office and Retail Spaces, Jesse White, Golf
A casual observer of the Class 3A sectional track meet at Loyola on Thursday could have been fooled into believing one girl showed amazing stamina in winning the 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs. Most in the area, however, are familiar with New Trier...
Tags: Track and Field
As a Cook County Board commissioner, Calvin R. Sutker gained support from his fellow county commissioners to bring the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center to Skokie. As a Skokie village trustee, he helped pass the first open housing law in...
John Paulett leads almost all of his classes at Fenwick High School while the students sit in chairs formed in a circle. It's a way that provokes discussion and critical thinking for some of the tough topics he tackles in his theology classes at the...
Tags: Skokie, Education, Joliet, Frankfort, Walter Payton
WSBT has learned a company in the Netherlands has purchased Hess Industries. Fontijne Formitt bought the intellectual property of the Niles company. The company's sales and marketing assistant who tells us this will mean new jobs in the area, but...
The following are taken from police reports: Wheaton •Residents are asked to be on alert after a driver approached a boy and offered him candy on April 16 around 3:30 p.m. near Danada Drive and Naperville Road. The older Oldsmobile was occupied...
Late on a Saturday afternoon in March, a young woman with a clipboard came to Janet Van De Carr's house in Park Ridge. Since it was before this month's municipal election, she figured it was about a candidate. Instead, the woman said she was checking on...
Tags: Media Industry
After almost two years in court, Niles officials say Glenview still owes them about $8.2 million in a water bill dispute. The villages filed lawsuits against each other in 2011. A Cook County judge recently ruled that Niles overcharged Glenview from...
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Special to the TribuneGrand jury indictments on five felony counts of armed robbery were announced during a brief hearing this morning for an Evanston man accused of robbing hair salons across the Chicago area. Jason Logsdon, 41, looked at the ground and did not speak during...
Tags: Skokie, Morton Grove, Theft, Broadview, Bensenville
A few stretches of roadway in the near northwest suburbs will receive streetscape improvements thanks to a roughly $3 million infusion of federal funds awarded through the state. Park Ridge, Niles and Skokie each received grant money through the...
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