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  • Preserve offers community a stake in restoration

     Preserve offers community a stake in restoration
    When Damien Thomas's father went out to train for the Chicago Marathon, running with his friends through the trails of the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve, he came home complaining. Damien, a junior at Chesterton High School, said it was during these...
  • Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    Barrel smoked beer dinner and more things to do in Chicago on Thursday. EAT Barrel Smoked Beer Dinner Atlas Brewing Company 2747 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-295-1270 A five-course dinner includes smoked brisket paired with Triceratops Rodeo IPA and beef...
  • Parks eye software upgrade to ease program registration

    The Naperville Park District is looking to phase in a new software package, pending approval by commissioners that will hopefully add to what executive director Ray McGury described as "the lifeblood of the Park District." "Program registration for...
  • Chicago Marathon lottery opens March 10

    Chicago Marathon lottery opens March 10
    Runners interested in competing in the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon can enter a lottery for the event beginning at noon March 10. Those who qualify for a guaranteed entry also can register at that time. The deadline for entering the lottery...
  • Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is just a neighborhood guy

    Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is just a neighborhood guy
    Jesus "Chuy" Garcia considers himself a neighborhood guy. Since moving from Mexico to Chicago in 1965, he lived in two predominantly Latino neighborhoods, first in Pilsen where he stayed for four years before landing in Little Village, where he still...
  • Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case

    Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan marathoner Rita Jeptoo will have to wait up to three more months to learn the outcome of the hearing into her positive doping test. Athletics Kenya requested more time for further investigation after the three-time...
  • On The Fly: Rizzotti Gets Record 300th Win

    On The Fly: Rizzotti Gets Record 300th Win
    It hasn't been an easy road for Hartford women's basketball and its coach Jen Rizzotti the past few years, what with injuries to key players and missing the postseason for the first time in 10 years last year. But Hartford (11-11) eked out Rizzotti's...
  • Ban will cost Rita Jeptoo the Chicago Marathon title

    Ban will cost Rita Jeptoo the Chicago Marathon title
    Unless she can successfully appeal, Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo will lose her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and its $100,000 in prize money and the $500,000 prize as winner of the 2013-14 Abbott World Marathon Majors Series after Athletics...
  • Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo's doping hearing to be held in Kenya

    Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo's doping hearing to be held in Kenya
    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenya's athletics federation will hold a hearing for Rita Jeptoo next Thursday, with the marathon runner ordered to attend along with two coaches and her agent as the East African country investigates its latest and possibly most...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Marathon dining

    Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Marathon dining
    The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will be run Sunday, and so naturally, restaurants near the marathon route (and some nowhere near the route) are jumping in with dining specials, not all of which are related to carbo-loading. Ceres' Table: Saturday...
  • Chicago, Boston Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo requests 2nd drug test

    Chicago, Boston Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo requests 2nd drug test
    Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has asked for a B test after failing an out-of-competition doping test in September, officials said on Tuesday. Jeptoo met Kenyan athletics chiefs who informed her...