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2 firefighters, police officer among 8 injured in Chicago blaze

Two Chicago firefighters and a police officer were among eight people injured when a fire engulfed a two-story frame building on the city's South Side.

Tremper soccer edges Indian Trail
Paris residents concerned about annexation by Kenosha
Brewers lose to Cardinals, 6-1
Salem to explore incorporation, double donation to Sharing Center
Kubicki elected chairman of County Board
Committees to reconsider gate proposal for county employee parking lot
New York police end Muslim surveillance program
Kenosha's 39 days of snow an unofficial record
Lake County man pleads guilty to sexual assault
New law cracks down on deed-processing scheme
Amazon gets boost in financial assistance package
Homicide victim identified
Gambling expansion focus of Illinois hearing
Packers re-sign QB Flynn, ESPN reports
Woman charged in RecPlex videotaping
Bristol to buy 28 acres for park
Milwaukee Coast Guard officer accused of assault
Ricketts won't move Cubs to suburbs
KAC client sexually assaulted by driver wins $250K in lawsuit
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Weather impacts local prep sports schedule
Tonight's Cubs game postponed
New volunteer group forms in Silver Lake
Gov. Walker makes his first pitch in Madison
WE Energies allowed to turn off the heat

Board balks at gates for parking lot

The Kenosha County Board voted Tuesday night to send back to its committees a proposal to install gates to secure an employee parking lot used by law enforcement staff.

While the Public Works and Facilities Committee and the Finance and Administration Committee approved the proposal earlier, a number of supervisors questioned the $60,000 cost.


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Two-goal flurry lifts Tremper over Indian Trail


Facing a halftime deficit, the Tremper girls soccer team scored twice in a 39-second span midway through the second half in a 2-1 Southeast Conference victory over Indian Trail on Tuesday night at chilly Ameche Field.

The Trojans improved to 2-0 in the SEC (5-4 overall).

Celebrate grilling (and baseball) season with some hot dog ‘etiquette’


Baseball is not just about the game, it’s about the food, too.

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council estimates that fans will eat a whopping 21,357,316 hot dogs and 5,508,887 sausages during the 2014 Major League season — enough to stretch from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles to Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Listen to the newcomers

The newbies have something to say.

Sunday’s Kenosha News featured interviews with several newcomers about what drew them to Kenosha. Their responses were probably reassuring to the city officials and others who are trying to focus attention on Kenosha’s downtown and the lakefront.

College of Lake County welcomes dancers from Chicago Tap Theatre

The percussive, story-telling dance style of Chicago Tap Theatre will be on display at 7:30 p.m. on April 18 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.

This young and vibrant dance company strives to preserve the American dance form of tap and make it even more creative and innovative. CTT’s hallmark format, the story show, employs modern themes and personalities to tell original stories using diverse music, from Chet Baker to David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails to Leonard Cohen.

Today's Poll

According to Parade Magazine's What People Earn issue, an Illinois parent educator makes $23,000 a year, a South Dakota middle school principal makes $61,000, a Utah fire chief makes $110,000 a year and TV host Michael Strahan makes $9 million a year. Where do you stand on salaries?
Celebrities are way too overpaid. Give the money to people who need it.
Give celebrities what they want. I am fine with what I make in comparison.
Celebrities and sports figures deserve their wealth.

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