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‘Marginalization’ afflicts president, mayor, gov

by RUSS STEWART There is no more fearsome — and fatal — political affliction as "marginalization." That means that an incumbent office holder’s ineptitude, in conjunction with a confluence of events (including

Taft scores higher on PARCC test than some suburban high schools

by BRIAN NADIG Taft High School has an average college readiness test score which is higher than several nearby suburban schools, according to Taft principal Mark Grishaber. "It’s been a good year,"

Man charged with murder of area coin shop owner

by BRIAN NADIG A man accused of murdering an Irving Park store owner and burglarizing an Edgebrook business was arrested after a 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District sergeant was able to establish

Cafe slated to open in former Fox Studio site

by BRIAN NADIG A casual cafe featuring coffee, deli-style sandwiches and craft beers on tap is planned for the former Edward Fox Photography Studio, 4900 N. Milwaukee Ave. The Weston’s Coffee and

North Mayfair group planning ‘Cider and Sliders’ street fest

by BRIAN NADIG The North Mayfair Improvement Association is planning its first street festival, called "Cider and Sliders," to be held during the Labor Day weekend. The festival will run from 10

Lincolnwood Village Board of Trustees May 17 Meeting

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI The Lincolnwood Village Board of Trustees heard a handful of public comments about the possibility of lifting the village’s ban on video gambling at the May 17 Committee of