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Evanston organizations help ‘confused’ residents understand Affordable Care Act

Sophia Bollag and Jeanne Kuang

October 2, 2013

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics

Evanston residents still have many questions about a key component of the Affordable Care Act launched Tuesday, according to the city organizations that have begun helping them understand it. Under the 2010 law, Americans...

Blotter: Sept. 27

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 26, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Police: Chicago man took whiskey from Jewel Osco A Chicago man is accused of stealing five bottles of whiskey from the Jewel-Osco near the Evanston border. At about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, William Hitchcock, 39, put the al...

On Syria, Chicago-area activists ‘haven’t exhaled yet’

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

September 26, 2013

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics, State

Almost two weeks after the United States scaled back its military threat against Syria, Chicago-area activists still question Americans' motives and the country's next steps. More than 150 Evanston residents gathered Sept....

Cook County commissioner, panelists talk local and national immigration reform

Bailey Williams, Reporter

September 26, 2013

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics, State

Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia and two other experts led a panel on immigration reform Wednesday night, addressing local issues as well as the congressional stalemate on a bipartisan deal that would outline a...

Off-campus revelry brings headaches to aldermen, residents

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Every year, Evanston aldermen face the all-too-familiar ritual of handling dozens of residents' complaints about rambunctious Northwestern students swarming off-campus neighborhoods during Wildcat Welcome. Except this year,...