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Articles from the September 28, 2018 edition

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Stranded Nuclear Waste Act Signed Into Law

On Friday, September 21, 2018, the STRANDED Act for nuclear waste home sites, presented by Representative Brad Schneider of Illinois to help communities with nuclear waste receive federal resources,...

 

McBride Receives Gubernatorial Pardon

It was sweltering that summer on Market Street in Waukegan, where Jeff McBride grew up with his family. It was so hot, that like many of the poverty-stricken families in the community, they longed for...

 

Ann Ennesser Retires

Ann Ennesser retires after 22 years of service at Zion-Benton Township High School. Ann said she served 5 years as the Attendance Secretary and 17 years as the Administativie Assistant to the...

 

Enough is Really Enough

Illinoisans have finally secured a balanced budget from the governor and the state legislators, but the long-awaited so-called accomplishment has destroyed families, much-needed community social programs and created such a maligned division between...

 

Quotes of the Weed

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” - Walt Disney “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” -Robert H. Schuller “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life...

 

CAP Announces Energy Assistance Program

The Community Action Partnership of Lake County announced today the availability of heating assistance through a federally funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP). Low income...

 

Gary A. Kamen, Charged With 2 Counts of First Degree Murder

On September 21, 2018, at approximately 3:40PM, Deerfield Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of Peachtree Lane, Deerfield, for a domestic dispute. Deerfield Officers...

 

Mississippi Man Wanted for Murder Caught in Zion

On September 25, 2018, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team along with the U.S. Marshals Service-Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF), the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force and the Zion Police Department...

 

Charges Dropped Against Man Accused in Vicious Six Flags Beating

Criminal charges against a man accused of viciously beating a family at Six Flags Great America last fall have been dropped, prosecutors announced Monday. Gregory Battle and eight other teenagers from the ages of 15 to 17were charged and arrested...

 

Man Dies in Lake County Jail

A man died after being found unresponsive in a cell in the maximum security section of Lake County Jail. Waukegan paramedics responded at 11:05 a.m. and attempted to revive 32 year old Edward Robinson III. Robinson, from Waukegan, was taken to Vista...

 

Preview November's Ballots Online

County Clerk Carla N. Wyckoff announced today that Lake County registered voters may now preview their ballot online for the November 6th election. Each web visitor will need to confirm his/her voter registration status at LakeVoterPower.info and...

 

Slovenic Hall in Waukegan Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Waukegan, Illinois – Na zdravje! 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Slovenian National Home (Slovenski Dom – Slovenic Hall). When foreigners come to a new country, whether they build, cook, dance, farm, sing, teach, or heal, they bring...

 

Election of Zion Park District Board Commissioners

Two seats on the Zion Park District Board of Commissioners will be up for election during the Consolidated Election to be held on April 2, 2019. Beginning on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 petition packets for the open seats will be available during...

 

BillBoard's American Top 10 Hits

Hip-Hop/Rap 1) In My Feelings, Drake 2) Killshot, Eminem 3) Lucid Dreams, Juice WRLD 4) Better Now, Post Malone 5) I Like It, Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin 6) I Love It, Kanye West & Lil Pump 7) FEFE, 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz 8)...

 

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