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  • Oak Park questions auction held during discussion on energy plan

    Oak Park questions auction held during discussion on energy plan
    The Village of Oak Park is reviewing its contract with an energy consultant after a glitch in an online auction occurred during the process in which the Village Board made an unpopular decision to purchase fossil fuel-based energy over green energy....
  • Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring

    Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring
    The suburban Chicago family stole with startling efficiency from toy stores, booksellers and coffee shops from Maryland to Texas, its matriarch often dressed in a bulky black dress outfitted with compartments for stuffing large merchandise, federal...
  • Highland Park show puts spotlight on mysterious photographer

    Many Highland Park residents might recall noticing a woman walking around with a Rolleiflex camera during the 1950s and 1960s. Some can even cite memories of this person as their nanny, a role she held for various Highland Park families. Very few,...
  • Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens

    Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens
    "This started a year ago," Ann Giroux said, surrounded by gift bags and silent auction items in her Greenway mansion with its tulip-lined walkway overlooking Sherwood Gardens. Giroux was referring to the planning for the Champagne and Tulips Gala on...
  • Gay and Lesbian bachelor and bachelorette auction in Wilton Manors

    Gay and Lesbian bachelor and bachelorette auction in Wilton Manors
    At this Thursday’s (May 8) version of Red Hot & In Style, unlike the fundraiser of the same name and by the same organization held in January, the local bachelors and bachelorettes volunteering for the auction will be gay and lesbian. Staged at...
  • Glendale PTA: Hoover, Toll and Keppel to host block party

    Hoover High School, Toll Middle School and Keppel Elementary will host their annual block party celebrating the arts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 5. There will be great food, fun activities for the kids, amazing art and great music including...
  • Alpacas rescued from starvation after boom goes bust

    Alpacas rescued from starvation after boom goes bust
    Here, at the large-animal hospital at Oregon State University, in stalls with wood shavings on the ground, are the alpacas that look at you with those innocent eyes. They evoke even more sympathy from observers who know what they've gone through....
  • Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia

     Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia
    The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena announced that it will return an ancient statue acquired nearly 40 years ago to Cambodia, after talks with government officials seeking the repatriation of antiquities it believes were looted from ancient sites....
  • Broadcasters to Challenge FCC Crackdown on Station Pacts to Sell Ad Time

    The National Assn. of Broadcasters has filed a court challenge to the FCC's crackdown on joint sales agreements, in which two stations in the same market join together to sell ad time. The new FCC restrictions, put in place in a 3-2 vote in March, were...
  • Cheerleader revolt against NFL grows with lawsuit against Jets

    The Great NFL Sideline Rebellion of 2014 strikes again. A former professional cheerleader for the New York Jets filed a wage-theft lawsuit against the team Tuesday, making the Jets the fourth NFL team this year to be sued by cheerleaders for allegedly...
  • Monet painting owned by Huguette Clark sells for $27 million

    Monet painting owned by Huguette Clark sells for $27 million
    A Claude Monet painting depicting water lilies that belonged to the late reclusive philanthropist Huguette Clark sold for $27 million at a New York auction on Tuesday. The 1907 painting, titled "Nympheas," was sold at a Christie's auction to an...