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Preseason Tip-off (Vipers Pro Basketball vs Chicago Knights)- October 21st

Come out for the preseason tip-off October 21st, 2018, watch Vipers Pro Basketball take on the Chicago Knights at 7:00 pm at Round Lake High School. This will be the Pre-season tip-off for the season preparing for the regular season starting Nov 10th, 2018. DATE-TIME Sun, October 21, 2018 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT […]

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Indian Hill teacher praised for pushing positive practices

Teresa Steinhagen, a third-grade teacher at Indian Hill Elementary in Round Lake Heights, has been nominated for the National Life Group LifeChanger of the Year award.

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Brett Kavanaugh’s first cases will include immigration, asbestos exposure and firearms

Brett Kavanaugh will be on the Supreme Court in time to hear cases on immigration, product liability and the Armed Career Criminal Act. Kavanaugh was sworn in Saturday by Chief Justice John Roberts and former associate justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom he clerked a quarter century ago. A White House ceremony will be held Monday, […]

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The new Facebook hoax you should know about

There’s a new Facebook hoax going around — and it’s targeting your inbox. “We’ve heard that some people are seeing posts or messages about accounts being cloned on Facebook. It takes the form of a ‘chain mail’ type of notice,” a Facebook official said. Here’s what happens: you receive a message from an existing Facebook […]

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Retailers Rush to Fill Holiday Hole Left by Toys ‘R’ Us

The collapse of Toys “R” Us Inc. has its rivals fighting over billions of dollars in holiday toy sales now up for grabs, and is also likely to make it harder for last-minute shoppers to get their hands on some of the year’s hottest items. Walmart Inc., Target Corp. and other chains are setting aside […]

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China slashes banks’ reserve requirements as trade war imperils growth

Sunday’s move will inject a net 750 billion yuan ($109.2 billion) in cash into the banking system by releasing a total of 1.2 trillion yuan in liquidity, with 450 billion yuan of that to offset maturing medium-term lending facility (MLF) loans. The RRR cut, announced on the last day of China’s week-long National Day holiday, […]

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Judge expected to make decision on McHenry Township lawsuit

A judge in Rockford has heard arguments on both sides of a federal lawsuit filed against McHenry Township officials that aims to derail a binding referendum that would give voters the power to abolish the road district in the November election. The plaintiffs in the case – listed as McHenry Township residents Robert Beltran and […]

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Melodie Gliniewicz email & text update

The case of Melodie Gliniewicz — widow of disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz and accused of aiding his scheme to steal thousands from a youth organization — took a detour this week to the Illinois Second District Appellate Court in Elgin, where justices were asked to decide whether texts and emails between […]

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New Witness Against Christine Ford: She Was Not A Victim, She Was A Party Animal, Heavy Drinker & “Fast”

Hard-core drinking and whoring. If Kavanaugh’s yearbook is fair game, so is Ford’s. Just sayin’.

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Kavanaugh fight: Susan Collins stands up to Democratic bullies and becomes a profile in courage

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, did the most amazing thing on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Friday: She spoke rationally. That’s something you rarely see in Congress. In a dramatic floor speech, Collins explained her decision to support the nomination of the highly qualified Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Her remarks were […]

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Grayslake clearing former fairgrounds site for development

Slowly over the past few weeks, the reminders of Lake County Fairs of old have been erased, the buildings demolished to make the site at routes 120 and 45 more attractive for a new user. Soon, the 104 acres will be clear as the village tries to tidy the appearance and prime the pump for […]

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A 2-year-old shredded $1,060 of his family’s cash. His mom cried — until she laughed.

There are the toddlers who throw tantrums in the grocery store and flush watches down the toilet. There are others who color with permanent marker all over the wall or decide a sibling, or a pet, needs a haircut. Then, there are the 2-year-olds who know how to work a paper shredder. Ben and Jackee […]

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New Jeep Wrangler Frame Welds are Failing and Now FCA Is Issuing a Recall [Updated]

The new Jeep Wrangler JL owners have been complaining about frame welds for months, and some have even experienced frame failures at a critical suspension mounting bracket. Now Fiat Chrysler is issuing a recall due to risk of a “vehicle crash without prior warning.” Here’s why this is such a big deal.

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Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke convicted of second-degree murder for killing Laquan McDonald

The officer was found guilty nearly four years after firing 16 shots at the teenager, who was holding a knife.

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Rhode Island gubernatorial, attorney general candidates arrested with 48 pounds of marijuana

A pair of Rhode Island political hopefuls, who aspired to be The Ocean State’s governor and attorney general, was arrested Thursday after police allegedly uncovered 48 pounds of illegal marijuana in the duo’s West Greenwich home. State police said they arrested Anne Armstrong, 58, and Alan Gordon, 48 — the Compassion Party’s candidates for governor […]

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Job gains miss expectations, unemployment rate hits 49-year low

The unemployment rate hit a 49-year low of 3.7% in September while job gains underwhelmed as Hurricane Florence kept some workers home.

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