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First day of testimony held in Asian carp dispute

Signs of Asian carp in Chicago waterways mean there's a great risk the invasive fish could slip into Lake Michigan at any time, that according to a witness yesterday in the first full day of test

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WTIP explores ISD166 levy referendum on First Thursday

Join WTIP’s Jay Andersen, Barbara Jean Johnson and members of Cook County Schools’ administration, staff and board as they discuss “Fundi

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North Shore corridor important to fall migration

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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Weekend Wrap for Sept. 4

Each weekend the WTIP News Department assembles the week’s important news stories to play here on North Shore Weekend.

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Local Fishing Report for Labor Day Weekend

9/3/10 – There are lots of fish in Cook County lakes, the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

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Efforts to expand broadband access continue

Compared with the rest of the world, the United States isn’t very well connected. The information highway slows to a crawl before it reaches much of rural America, including Cook Count

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Lodging tax revenues project an upbeat picture

Lodging tax revenues for the month of July were up from June in the county according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.
 

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Lizard Lake fire update

The Lizard Lake fire is starting to quiet down. A combination of water dropping and high humidity is helping.