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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD 166 board to meet on superintendent contract

Members of the Cook County school board are set to meet next week to hammer out a contract for Superintendent Beth Schwarz. According to board chair Mary Sanders the board will meet 8:30 a.m.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather looks typical for this time of year -- but not much snow in the forecast

It’s going to snow, but probably not here. It’s cold, but it’ll warm up.


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Weekend News Round-up for Dec. 3

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


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Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for October were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.


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WTIP’s Youth Radio students go world-wide

Three commentaries from WTIP’s Youth Radio Project students have been selected to air on Germany’s Radijojo, the World Children’s Radio Network.


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Five ARAC grant awards given locally

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council has announced a number of grants to be awarded in two categories: Rural and Community Arts and in Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Up and down weather patterns expected through weekend

It’s what the weather service calls “see-saw” weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about somewhat unseasonal weather and penguins.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Driving drives an interview with Sheriff Falk

Winter driving, distracted driving and driving on ice. The challenges of winter were on the mind of Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk.


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Weekend News Round-up for Nov. 26

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.