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RoundTable Editorial: We Encourage Voters NOT to Vote for Gong-Gershowitz
     On March 7, the Evanston RoundTable posted an editorial in which we opined that people should hesitate to vote  for Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, one of five candidates for State Representative of the 17th District. Due to intervening events, we are now encouraging people not to vote for her.
Chow Says Mailing Supporting Gong-Gershowitz Not Paid for by New Trier Democratic Organization
     Residents of the 17th District have been deluged with campaign materials sent by the Candance Chow campaign, and the Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz campaign, and/or their supporters.
Reports of Person With a Gun at Emerson/Maple Was Hoax
     Police are now saying that the call they received at about 2:30 p.m. that a graduate student had shot his girlfriend in a Northwestern University dormitory was a hoax.

Updated at 5:52 p.m. on March 14
Daniel Biss Statement as Gun Bills Pass Senate
      Daniel Biss released the following statement as the Senate passed HB1465 to raise the age to buy assault weapons to 21, HB1467 to ban bump stocks and trigger cranks, and HB1468 to require cooling off periods for assault weapon purchases.
Kits B-ball Moves to Final Four
     This win was for Nojel --- and Malcolm --- and Elyjah and Chris and all of the seniors on one of the best teams in Evanston’s basketball history, who couldn’t quite get the job done last year but showed the younger players how to compete at a higher level.
IEA Tells Chow Campaign to Stop Using its Logo
     In the letter, James P. Nally, an attorney for IEA, said it was brought to his client’s attention that a recent flyer from the Candance Chow campaign includes a logo of the IEA.

Controversial Water Pumping Station Poised To Land at the Former Shore School
The pumping station will be built in the coming months at 2525 Church St., the former site of Shore School on land owned by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. The location has stirred confusion, outrage, resentment, and misconceptions among some members of the community.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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•  17th District Voters Need to Follow Jen Gong-Gershowitz’s “Money Trail: During the contentious 17th...

•  For Mary Rita Luecke. The Illinois Education Association (IEA) resoundingly and enthusiastically end...

•  Statement from the Committee to Save Our Schools in Support of Candance Chow

Our schools are...

•  Editor: Your brief article in the March 8 issue entitled "Chow Campaign E-mail" doesn't appear to a...

•  The Trammell Crow 17 story, 169 unit development for 1727 Oak Ave should not be supported or approve...

City News
• 'Stay Gold, Yakez': Evanston Lays to Rest Young ETHS Graduate
• Downtown Target Hosts Ribbon-Cutting
• Panhandling Ordinance Rewrite Held in Committee
• City Announces Changes in 'Transportation For Evanston' Program
• Budget-Crisis Bytes
• Practical Advice on Advancing Gun-Control Legislation
• Zoning Board Denies Variances to Central Street Project
• 2017 Crime Statistics Show Improvements
• Evanston Celebrates National Drinking Water Week
• Understanding Lead and Drinking Water

• Hooked on Fishing: Anglers Singing Ice Fishing Blues

• District 65 Continues Work to Reduce Suspensions
• Adverse Early Childhood Experiences May Lead to Learning and Behavioral Issues
• NU-ETHS Partnership Opens Pathways for Students of Both
• Black Student Summit Incorporates Student Voice to "Get Woke, Stay Woke"
• Enrollment in Career and Technical Courses at ETHS Continues to Grow
• Council Approves Alt School Site on Hartrey
• Nichols Drama Club Presents Social Justice Play
• Washington School Students Hear Water Protectors from Standing Rock and Defenders of the Water School
• Magical Disney Tour

• Gubernatorial Candidates Biss, Kennedy, and Pritzker Debate on March 2
• Candance Chow Runs for 17th District State Representative
• Mary Rita Luecke Runs for State House
• Amidst Confusion, Candidates Rush to File Nominating Petitions
• Eidenberg Vies for 17th District Post
• Chow Responds to Recent Flyer
• Shawn Jones Runs For 9th Ward Seat
• Sen. Biss Responds to Gov. Rauner's Budget Address
• DPOE Endorses Biss for Governor
• Waller, Davis Mount Write-In Campaigns for MWRD Board

• Wildkits Boys B-ball Capture Regional Title, Win First Game in Sectionals
• Kits B-ball Moves to Final Four
• Abraham Scores 5th Place Finish at IHSA Mat Finals
• Garron, Wilburn Earn Repeat Trips to State Track Finals
• Divers Anolick and Nelson Place 2nd and 4th in State Finals

Art & Life
• Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off With Banner Dedication
• Self-Publishing at the Library: How Biblioboard Works for You
• 'Dead Serious'
• Environmental Award for Stewardship
• Students Will Dance for 30 Hours at NUDM
• Y.O.U. Names New CEO
• African American Lit Discussion Welcomes New Leader
• Northwestern's Imagine U To Stage 'Knuffle Bunny'
• Journey for the Sun: A Sci-Fi Cartoon Circus

• Editorial: Conversations for International Women's Day
• RoundTable Editorial: We Encourage Voters NOT to Vote for Gong-Gershowitz
• Room for a View: Take a Stand
• Room for a View: Getting Serious
• More Room: Advice to Ben
• The Library Is the Community's Center for Developing Many Forms of Literacy
• Why Can't Evanston Have Beautiful Bridges?

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What do you get when you cross a drive-in movie theater, earth-threatening solar flares, and a popcorn machine who has “recently gained consciousness?” Why, it must be “Journey for the Sun: A Sci-Fi Cartoon Circus,” the winter offering from the Actors Gymnasium.

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