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  • Palos Heights seeks public input on recreation center plan

    Palos Heights seeks public input on recreation center plan
    A long-awaited renovation and expansion of the aged Palos Heights Recreation Center could be in the works with a little help from a nearby school district — provided voters back the project. The city's Parks and Recreation Committee recently...
  • It takes a village to shame a working mother

    It takes a village to shame a working mother
    Kristin Osborne, the mom who brought her 10-day-old to the National Restaurant Association trade show on Saturday, was tossed from McCormick Place straight into the jaws of a hungry, hostile public. From the chicagotribune.com comment board: "Why...
  • Ukraine's separatist referendum draws 'yes' votes from many sides

    Galvanized by fear and propaganda, residents of eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in a widely condemned and unmonitored referendum on independence that is expected to be declared an overwhelming victory by its separatist organizers. Ukraine’s central...
  • Westmont looks at fee for flood control projects

    Westmont looks at fee for flood control projects
    Westmont trustees likely will consider a plan to implement a new stormwater utility fee to alleviate flooding in the village. At the Community Stormwater Stakeholder meeting on June 10, a consultant for the village told members of the group and the...
  • Lake Bluff Park District to try another referendum request

    Lake Bluff Park District to try another referendum request
    Lake Bluff Park District officials will ask voters in November to approve a referendum request for $3.1 million, a move they hope will be more palatable than the $10.1 million referendum request rejected in 2010. Officials are asking voters to approve...
  • New Trier district to poll on building referendum

    New Trier district to poll on building referendum
    New Trier Township High School District 203 officials are planning in coming weeks to gauge voter perception of a proposed $89 million building referendum via a community survey and phone poll. Residents across New Trier Township are expected to get a...
  • Violence flares in eastern Ukraine as separatists hold referendum

    Ukrainian government forces opened fire on pro-Russian militants Sunday in the eastern town of Krasnoarmeysk, killing one man, whom a regional separatist leader identified as a civilian. Denis Pushilin, self-proclaimed leader of the "People’s...
  • EU imposes fresh round of sanctions linked to Ukraine conflict

    EU imposes fresh round of sanctions linked to Ukraine conflict
    The European Union added 13 people Monday to its blacklist of Russian officials and others subject to visa bans and asset freezes for their roles in the ongoing unrest in eastern and southern Ukraine. The names of those affected were not immediately...
  • Coral Springs voters to cast ballot on proposed tax in November

    In addition to choosing a new mayor in November as well as three commissioners, voters in Coral Springs will take to the polls to decide whether to create a new tax for themselves. A $12.4 million bond that would take 20 years to pay off would upgrade...
  • Emanuel to establish task force to discuss Chicago's minimum wage

    Emanuel to establish task force to discuss Chicago's minimum wage
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is moving cautiously on the issue of raising the city's minimum wage, announcing the creation of a committee that will discuss the pros and cons and report back to him. The famously hard-charging mayor doesn't need to solicit input on...
  • Putin asks pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine to delay referendum

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he had pulled back troops from the border with Ukraine and called on Kremlin-allied separatists to delay a referendum on whether  Ukraine's regions should have a greater degree of autonomy. Putin,...