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Three Men Charged in July 26 Murder on Hartrey

Evanston RoundTable City News - 32 min 18 sec ago
Police have arrested three men – two from Sauk Village and one from Evanston – in connection with the July 26 shooting death of Andrew Williams, said Commander Brian Henry of the Evanston Police Department in a prepared statement. Police have alleged that all three participated in the crime and have been charged with first degree murder.

COVID-19 Resources Update

Evanston RoundTable City News - 1 hour 15 min ago
Aug. 10    The City of Evanston has provided the following information about resources available to help individuals, families and businesses get through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Big Ten Conference Cancels College Football, Fall Sports: Reports

Google News - Evanston - 1 hour 44 min ago
ROSEMONT, IL — Leaders of Big Ten Conference universities decided ... School officials at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois ...

National Inventors Hall of Fame Develops Curriculum for In-School and At-Home Learning for K-6 Students

Evanston RoundTable Schools - 1 hour 53 min ago
The National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) has been developing a new program since COVID-19 first started causing students to head home last spring.

Brown Commercial Group negotiates three sales and two leases in Chicago market

Google News - Evanston - 2 hours 40 min ago
The e-commerce clothing and shoe business was nearly tripling its space in moving from Evanston, Illinois and was looking to own its own space.

Northwestern theatre students demand anti-racist action, accountability from department

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 23:19

On June 3, just over a week after the killing of George Floyd, Northwestern theatre faculty issued a statement to theatre majors against racial violence. Grace Dolezal-Ng (Communication ‘20) opened the email in a late night, end-of-senior-year fog and immediately hit “reply.” She called the actionless statement “virtue signaling” and, in her email, she asked...

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Two-thirds of Americans say they are likely to vaccinate themselves against COVID-19 when possible, according to study

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 21:56

Two-thirds of Americans say they are “somewhat” or “extremely” likely to vaccinate themselves against COVID-19 when a vaccine is available, according to an ongoing national survey led by researchers from four universities, including Northwestern. The survey, which is supported by the National Science Foundation, comes after Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of...

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Robert Schnitz

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 21:26
Mr. Schnitz was born in Evanston, Illinois, on April 21, 1945, the son of Louis and Violet Schnitz. He was a 1963 graduate of Evanston Township High ...

NU undergrads to accept COVID-19 risks, tuition hike before return to campus

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 21:05

Before returning to campus in September, Northwestern is requiring all undergraduate students to sign the University’s “Student Expectations and COVID-19 Code of Conduct,” acknowledging the University cannot guarantee a coronavirus-free campus. By signing the agreement, students must also accept risks associated with the virus, including potential long-term health effects, and acknowledge that tuition and fees...

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<b>Illinois</b> School: &#39;Black and Brown students&#39; will get priority placement for in-person instruction

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 17:52
Evanston is a city in the Chicagoland area. It is located in Cook County, Illinois, situated on the Chicago North Shore along Lake Michigan. On July 22, ...

Teen Killed | Hybrid Learning Plans | Coronavirus Relief Lawsuit

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 03:03
An Illinois Appellate Court ruled. ... City staff plan to prioritize the sale of Evanston's Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center and Church Street garage in ...

Naturalized Americans Flex Growing Electoral Clout | Voice of America - English

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 08/09/2020 - 00:03
"I Voted" stickers are seen on a table at a polling station at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Evanston, Illinois, March 17, 2020. Brenda Cienfuegos recently ...

State COVID count hits summertime high

Google News - Evanston - Sat, 08/08/2020 - 15:15
Illinois health officials reported 2,190 new COVID-19 cases today, the ... The IDPH now reports Evanston has 901 COVID-19 cases up by two in the ...

Ethics Board Finds No Violation by Alderman, Sets September Date for Hearing Complaint by Clerk Against Mayor

Evanston RoundTable City News - Sat, 08/08/2020 - 12:01
Aug. 7  At its Aug. 5 meeting, the City’s Board of Ethics found that comments made by Eighth Ward Alderman Ann Rainey at a City meeting on April 1, 2019, “did not constitute a prohibited political activity or a campaign for an elected office,” as had been alleged by complainant Dan Coyne.

Cooper: <b>Illinois</b> state legislator suggests we stop teaching history because it is &#39;racist&#39;

Google News - Evanston - Sat, 08/08/2020 - 10:56
Ford said he was "also alarmed that people continue to display symbols of hate, such as the recent display of the Confederate flag in Evanston, [Illinois].".

Northwestern University Lays Off 87 Staff Members, Lowers Budget

Google News - Evanston - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 22:56
EVANSTON, IL — Leaders of Northwestern University this week announced the layoffs of 87 staff members. Another 187 employees opted for a ...

<b>Illinois</b> State Lawmaker Calls for End to History Classes

Google News - Evanston - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 19:33
... and called on the Illinois State Board of Education at a press conference Sunday in Evanston to remove all current history books from the classroom.

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