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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition advocates for Clean Energy Jobs Act

Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition advocates for Clean Energy Jobs Act

Molly Lubbers, Assistant City Editor

February 24, 2020

Last month, the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition delivered petitions of 23,000 Illinois residents in support of the Clean Energy Jobs Act to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker. Now, about four weeks into the spring Illinois General Assembly legislative session, advocates of CEJA continue to push for the bill’s...

Everything Evanston: Local coffee shops distinguish themselves in the caffeine scene

Everything Evanston: Local coffee shops distinguish themselves in the caffeine scene

Delaney Nelson and Lucia Bosacoma

February 23, 2020

DELANEY NELSON: From the Daily Northwestern, this is Everything Evanston. I’m Delaney Nelson. With more than 10 cafes in the downtown area, coffee shops are a staple of the city of Evanston, giving students and community members a variety of locations to choose from. But with so much competition, what can the keepers of...

Resident files lawsuit against Cook, EPD after Snapchat posts

Jacob Fulton, Assistant City Editor

February 23, 2020

Evanston resident Kevin Logan filed a civil lawsuit against the city, Evanston Police Department and police chief Demitrous Cook on Sunday after Cook posted the mugshots of over 30 of the department’s known subjects to his public Snapchat story. Cook posted the photos around 6 p.m. on Feb. 17. In...

Evanston residents weigh in on making Illinois primary first in the nation

Evanston residents weigh in on making Illinois primary first in the nation

Eva Herscowitz, Reporter

February 23, 2020

Evanston residents are split on whether the Illinois primary should replace the Iowa caucus as the nation’s first presidential nominating contest, a proposal Governor J.B. Pritzker pushed for in a Feb. 3 tweet. “If you’re looking for a state whose people represent the diversity of America, look...

Special Olympics Super Plunge raises money, awareness on the shores of Lake Michigan

Special Olympics Super Plunge raises money, awareness on the shores of Lake Michigan

Jacob Fulton, Assistant City Editor

February 23, 2020

For most people, the idea of jumping into the 37-degree waters of Lake Michigan in the dead of winter is absurd, much less the idea of repeating that process hourly for 24 hours. But 55 participants in the Special Olympics Illinois Super Plunge braved the near-freezing temperatures as they raised...