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US Sen. Kirk calls for travel and visa ban for passenegers from Ebola-affected countries

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics, State

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday to stop issuing visas to the citizens of African countries that have been affected by the Ebola virus. In order to stop further spread and outbr...

Lin: Why Northwestern isn’t necessarily home

Angela Lin, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Like many Wildcats this past week, I left home to begin the academic year at Northwestern. I took off from Seattle with the words of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros serenading me over and over, “Home is wherever I’m...

Body identified as missing Evanston man

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 18, 2014

Filed under City, Local

A body found Monday night near O’Hare International Airport has been identified as an Evanston resident who was reported missing Sept. 8. The body was confirmed as Keith Tomaszewsky, 55, according to a report from the Cook County medical examiner. An autopsy is pending. ...

Police search for missing Evanston man

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

September 12, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

An Evanston man was reported missing Monday, police said. Keith Tomaszewsky, 55, was last seen on Sunday after leaving his residence on the 3200 block of Hartzell Street to run errands. Tomaszewsky suffers from a medical condition and police said they are concerned he ma...

CTA announces change in rail operations scheduling policy

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Camups Editor

April 4, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Latest Stories, Local

The Chicago Transit Authority announced Friday new scheduling policies for rail operators in response to a March 24 crash at the O’Hare Blue Line station. “Safety is our highest priority at the CTA,” said CTA preside...