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Algonquin Evan Jager (native) What's new? Kenya wins steeplechase, Eaton leads decathlon  (Aug 17) context
Alton Jesse White (politician) (native) Secretary White sending vehicle registration notices again  (Aug 02) context
Antioch John Thain (native) Dara Khosrowshahi has called Travis Kalanick's board move 'disappointing' and 'unusual' to Uber staff  (Oct 01) context
Astoria Thomas Volney Munson (native) Theft of Ancient Bones a 'Debacle' for National Park Service  (Jul 04) context
Aurora Dennis Hastert (native) Dennis Hastert released from prison in Minnesota  (Jul 18) context
Barrington Bryan Bulaga (native) Injuries: Packers OT Bryan Bulaga suffers torn ACL  (Nov 07) context
Batavia Craig Sager (native) AP PHOTOS: TNT's Craig Sager gets third marrow transplant  (Sep 01) context
Belleville Jeff Tweedy (native) Mavis Staples Performs With Jeff Tweedy on “Colbert”: Watch  (Nov 08) context
Belvidere Jack D. Franks (native) New law: No pensions for new county board members  (Aug 29) context
Berwyn Bob Odenkirk (native) Here's How Bob Odenkirk Could Finally Win an Acting Emmy  (Jun 06) context
Bloomington Rick Scott (native) Decision to exempt Florida from offshore drilling prompts bipartisan uproar  (Jan 11) context
Blue Island Gary Sinise (native) Sun, fun, flowers as 129th Rose Parade rolls in California  (Jan 01) context
Bolingbrook Ulta (based in) Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Soars and Palo Alto Networks Inc. Falls as Stocks Rise  (May 27) context
Cable Luke Nelson (native) Indications of accelerant found in home where three brothers were found dead in fire  (Sep 16) context
Carbondale Laurie Metcalf (native) 'Call Me by Your Name' Selected as Best Picture by LA Film Critics Association  (Dec 03) context
Carrollton Karen Allen (native) 11 movies open Sept. 22; our reviewers weigh in  (Sep 22) context
Centralia James Brady (native) Texas governor draws criticism for joke about shooting journalists  (May 27) context
Champaign David Ayer (native) David Ayer reflects on Suicide Squad reviews: 'I got my throat cut'  (Dec 23) context
Chicago Chicago Bears (based in) Bears release Jerrell Freeman, opt not to pick up Josh Sitton's option, per reports  (Feb 20) context
Dwyane Wade (native) Heat wave: Dwyane Wade receives standing ovation in Miami return  (Feb 10) context
Quincy Jones (native) T-Pain Responds to Quincy Jones Comments: 'It Just Seems Like He's Pissed Off at the Whole World'  (Feb 08) context
Tavi Gevinson (native) Podcasts: Listen to these shows before the Grammys  (Jan 28) context
Chris Wallace (native) Grizzlies' Mike Conley elects to undergo season-ending surgery for heel injury  (Jan 27) context
Chicago Bulls (based in) Bulls outlast Knicks in double overtime, 122-119  (Jan 11) context
Ari Emanuel (native) Anita Hill to lead commission to combat sexual harassment in Hollywood  (Dec 16) context
Donovan McNabb (native) Former NFLN employees named in lawsuit suspended by current employers  (Dec 12) context
Frances McDormand (native) 'Call Me by Your Name' Selected as Best Picture by LA Film Critics Association  (Dec 03) context
Tony Podesta (native) Mueller's Russia investigation draws in Democrat, Republican: source  (Nov 03) context
Danielle Moinet (resident) Emma among three WWE releases  (Oct 29) context
Derrick Rose (native) Predicting the next NBA MVP  (Oct 12) context
Michelle Obama (resident) 25 photos of the Obamas on their 25th anniversary  (Oct 03) context
Jennifer Morrison (native) Teen Choice Awards 2017 Winners: The Complete List  (Aug 13) context
Chicago Blackhawks (based in) Analysis: Why Artemi Panarin, Brandon Saad, Derek Stepan were traded  (Jun 24) context
Boeing (based in) 'Hybrid' Design For New Boeing Midrange Jet Could Hit This Sweet Spot  (Jun 20) context
Felice Herrig (native) UFC Fight Night Houston results and post-fight analysis  (Feb 05) context
Kim Novak (native) Spokane police officer, driver recount fiery car rescue caught on tape  (Jan 23) context
Danny K. Davis (resident) US Rep. Danny Davis' Grandson, 15, Fatally Shot During Chicago Home Invasion  (Nov 19) context
John Podesta (native) Leaked Emails Reveal Former Astronaut Wanted To Meet With Obama Official About Alien Life  (Oct 12) context
Napoleon Harris (native) Robbers Thought They'd Pull Fast One on Delivery Boy--They Didn't Realize He Was an NFL Linebacker  (Sep 25) context
Steve Atwater (native) Hall of Fame announces 94 modern-era nominees for 2017  (Sep 15) context
Shonda Rhimes (native) What We're Losing with the Cancellation of Comedy Central's 'Nightly Show'  (Aug 16) context
Jill Stein (native) There's No Such Thing As A Protest Vote  (Aug 08) context
Hillary Rodham Clinton (native) The Feminist Who Used Sexism to Defend Bill Clinton  (Aug 07) context
Jesse White (politician) (resident) Secretary White sending vehicle registration notices again  (Aug 02) context
Jimmy Butler (basketball) (native) Carmelo Anthony not impressed by Team USA sing-along  (Jul 30) context
Harold Ramis (native) Box Office: 'Ghostbusters' On Course for $45M-$48M U.S. Debut  (Jul 15) context
Paul Luebke (native) House Dems criticize state budget, but many vote for it  (Jun 30) context
Jesse Williams (actor) (native) BET Awards 2016 Airs Live Sunday, Will Feature Tributes to Prince and Muhammad Ali  (Jun 26) context
Jennifer Hudson (native) BET Awards 2016 Airs Live Sunday, Will Feature Tributes to Prince and Muhammad Ali  (Jun 26) context
Johnson Publishing Company (based in) Johnson Publishing Announces Sale of Jet, Ebony Magazines  (Jun 15) context
Anita Alvarez (native) Judge To Appoint Special Prosecutor In Laquan McDonald Murder Case « CBS Chicago  (Jun 02) context
Chicago Heights Jerry Colangelo (native) The Rising Stars Game Contained Little Defense, Lots of Dunks and Plenty of Interesting Players  (Feb 17) context
Chillicothe Zach McAllister (native) Rajai Davis hits for cycle but Cleveland Indians' winning streak ends, amid controversy: DMan's Report, Game 80  (Jul 02) context
Christopher John Malkovich (native) Three California men who stopped French train attack to star in Clint Eastwood film about them  (Jul 12) context
Colchester Kenneth L. Dixon (native) Fantasy football waiver wire: Opportunity knocks for Bilal Powell in Week 15  (Dec 12) context
Collinsville John Shimkus (native) Trump ban splits GOP members of Illinois congressional group  (Jan 31) context
Crystal Lake Felice Herrig (resident) UFC Fight Night Houston results and post-fight analysis  (Feb 05) context
Danville Jerry Van Dyke (native) Jerry Van Dyke Dead at 86  (Jan 06) context
DeKalb Cindy Crawford (native) Kanye West Deletes Instagram Account After Valentine's Day Posts  (Feb 17) context
Decatur Brian Snitker (native) Braves name Brian Snitker new manager  (Oct 11) context
Deerfield Brad Schneider (resident) Legislation would block Trump military parade  (Feb 08) context
Dolton Jane Lynch (native) The One Problem With the All-Female Ocean's Eleven Reboot  (Aug 10) context
Downers Grove Tony Granato (native) Norovirus outbreak at Olympics increases to 158 cases  (Feb 11) context
Dunlap Darin LaHood (resident) Trump ban splits GOP members of Illinois congressional group  (Jan 31) context
East Moline Cheri Bustos (resident) Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos Elected to Democratic House Leadership Role  (Dec 07) context
East Saint Louis Dick Durbin (native) Bernie Sanders on new Trump immigration ad: 'It is really sad'  (Jan 21) context
Edwards Douglas R. Oberhelman (resident) How Caterpillar's Big Bet Backfired  (Oct 16) context
Elgin Jim Gaffigan (native) Kevin Hart tops Forbes list of highest-paid comedians  (Sep 27) context
Elk Grove Village Billy Corgan (native) Smashing Pumpkins reunion tour comes to Chicago in August  (Feb 15) context
Elmhurst Jeff Hornacek (native) Knicks just watched their worst fear get exposed  (Dec 25) context
Eureka Ben Zobrist (native) Jason Heyward spark in 6th spot tempts Joe Maddon to make more lineup changes  (Jul 05) context
Evanston Erik Spoelstra (native) Heat wave: Dwyane Wade receives standing ovation in Miami return  (Feb 10) context
Donald Rumsfeld (native) Rep. McSally Defies Supposed House Dress Code in Floor Speech  (Jul 12) context
Evergreen Park Brad Guzan (native) Guzan moving from Middlesbrough to Atlanta this summer  (Jan 26) context
Flossmoor Napoleon Harris (resident) Robbers Thought They'd Pull Fast One on Delivery Boy--They Didn't Realize He Was an NFL Linebacker  (Sep 25) context
Fort Sheridan Sam Shepard (native) This Is How Sam Shepard Revolutionized Theater  (Jul 31) context
Freeport Calista Flockhart (native) Flash, Arrow, Supergirl: What We Learned at TCA  (Aug 11) context
Galesburg Carl Sandburg (native) Dream 2017 NFL draft scenarios for every team  (Apr 22) context
Todd Hamilton (native) All 156 players in The Open Championship field, ranked  (Jul 13) context
Geneva Bob Woodward (native) Chris Wallace to Bob Woodward: Does Wash Post Also Have 20 Reporters Investigating Hillary Clinton?  (May 15) context
Glen Ellyn Benjamin W. Lee (resident) These Veterans Say Trump's Military Parade Would Be A Big Waste Of Time  (Feb 09) context
Hanover Park Joe Sosnowski (native) Governor Criticized For Signing Abortion Bill  (Aug 04) context
Harvey Nelsan Ellis (native) True Blood actor Nelsan Ellis dies at 39  (Jul 08) context
Herrin Steve Fisher (native) Sources: SDSU's Fisher decides to retire  (Apr 10) context
Highland Jake Odorizzi (native) Rays Trade Jake Odorizzi to Twins for Jermaine Palacios  (Feb 18) context
Hillsboro Matt Hughes (fighter) (native) Former UFC champ Matt Hughes airlifted to hospital after truck collides with train (UPDATED)  (Jun 17) context
Hinsdale John Lynch (American football) (native) The 49ers locked down Jimmy Garoppolo as their franchise quarterback. Now what?  (Feb 09) context
Hoffman Estates Kmart (based in) Jupiter's Great Red Spot may have only 10 to 20 years left before it dies  (Feb 18) context
Hoopeston Thad Matta (native) Chris Holtmann Reportedly Front-Runner for Ohio State Coaching Job  (Jun 09) context
Jacksonville Ken Norton, Jr. (native) NFL: Patriots assistants to become coaches?  (Jan 16) context
Joliet Janina Gavankar (native) Janina Gavankar Takes Us Inside the World of Star Wars: Battlefront II  (Nov 17) context
Tom Reed (politician) (native) Republicans and Democrats Suddenly Want to Fix Obamacare  (Aug 02) context
Anthony Rapp (native) 'Star Trek: Discovery' Reveals 'Rent' Reunion, Debuts New Trailer at Comic-Con  (Jul 22) context
Kankakee Fred MacMurray (native) The Bel-Air fire of 1961 hit Hollywood's celebrity elite, spurred major changes in fire safety rules  (Dec 06) context
Adam Kinzinger (native) Trump ban splits GOP members of Illinois congressional group  (Jan 31) context
Kirkwood Richard Speck (native) Trump's Tax Cuts, Jobs and the Middle Class: Grover Norquist on the GOP's Plan and Why Liberals Want to Make Cats ...  (Nov 08) context
Knoxville Justin Hartley (native) 'This Is Us' Star Justin Hartley Marries Chrishell Strause In Outdoor Ceremony  (Oct 29) context
La Grange John Lewis (pianist) (native) The Honored & Honorable John Lewis  (Jan 16) context
Lake Forest Stericycle (based in) Stocks slide on possible delay in corporate tax cut  (Nov 09) context
Lemont Coby Fleener (native) Strong tight end class might tempt Saints in this year's NFL Draft  (Apr 15) context
Lincolnshire Reynolds Group Holdings (based in) The real reason Big Tobacco is getting even bigger  (Oct 21) context
Lincolnwood George Kontos (native) Pirates go to work improving their team with a pair of August trade waiver additions  (Aug 05) context
Jim Irsay (native) Interpreting Jim Irsay's tweet about Andrew Luck  (Jan 19) context
Lockport Kyle Higgins (native) SDCC: "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" Take Over BOOM! Studios  (Jul 22) context
Marengo Jack D. Franks (resident) New law: No pensions for new county board members  (Aug 29) context
Marion Michelle Obama (native) 25 photos of the Obamas on their 25th anniversary  (Oct 03) context
Markham Rodney Harrison (native) OMF - Don't think Gronk should be suspended? Here's why you're wrong 12-4-17  (Dec 04) context
Melrose Park Corey Maggette (native) Jason Williams out 6-8 months after injury in Big3 debut  (Jun 28) context
Minooka Dale Coyne (native) Bourdais out for the season despite successful surgery  (May 21) context
Moline John Deere (based in) Deere Jumps on Muted but Positive 2017 Outlook  (Nov 23) context
Monmouth Wyatt Earp (native) Val Kilmer Sets The Record Straight About Kurt Russell And Tombstone  (Aug 12) context
Morris Ed Brady (native) U.S. Homebuilder Confidence Holds Steady In November  (Nov 16) context
Morton Grove Marlee Matlin (native) Marlee Matlin Responds to Donald Trump Allegedly Calling Her "Retarded"  (Oct 14) context
Mount Prospect Joe Girardi (native) Joe Girardi undecided on Game 5 DH  (Oct 11) context
Mundelein University of Saint Mary of the Lake (based in) Yellen: Globalization Makes Higher Education Increasingly Important  (Dec 19) context
Murphysboro Mike Bost (native) GOP rep regrets using term 'Orientals' regarding town halls  (Mar 03) context
North Barrington Joe Walsh (Illinois politician) (native) Former congressman promises 'war,' warns Obama to 'watch out' after Dallas shootings  (Jul 08) context
North Chicago Abbott Laboratories (based in) FDA Approves First Finger Prick-Free Device for Diabetics  (Sep 27) context
Northbrook Jason Kipnis (native) Chicago native Jason Kipnis thinks Steve Bartman deserves 1st pitch  (Oct 25) context
Northfield Kraft Foods (based in) RPT-DEALTALK-Kraft''s failed Unilever bid shows it needs growth over cost cuts  (Feb 21) context
Oak Park Bob Newhart (native) Amazon's 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel': You Just Plain Gotta See It  (Nov 29) context
John Sturges (native) 'The Magnificent Seven': THR's 1960 Review  (Sep 23) context
Oakbrook Terrace Joint Commission (based in) Secret Data On Hospital Inspections May Soon Become Public  (Apr 18) context
Orland Park Pat Fitzgerald (native) Northwestern's Clayton Thorson: Loss to Wisconsin 'hurts more' than 8 sacks  (Sep 30) context
Ottawa Maria Kanellis (native) WWE SmackDown: Burning Questions to Address After June 20 Show  (Jun 21) context
Bob McGrath (native) 'Sesame Street' lets three familiar faces go  (Jul 29) context
Park Forest Craig Hodges (native) Craig Hodges thinks Colin Kaepernick's career is over  (Sep 05) context
Park Ridge Craig Anderson (ice hockey) (native) Anderson comes up big as Senators down Penguins to force Game 7  (May 24) context
Randy Hultgren (native) Trump ban splits GOP members of Illinois congressional group  (Jan 31) context
Pekin Sally Smith (politician) (native) Buffalo Wild Wings shares spike as shareholders vote for board shakeup, CEO announces retirement  (Jun 02) context
Peoria Richard Pryor (native) Marlon Brando and Richard Pryor Had Sex, Says the Comedian's Widow  (Feb 07) context
Darin LaHood (native) Trump ban splits GOP members of Illinois congressional group  (Jan 31) context
Caterpillar Inc. (based in) How Caterpillar's Big Bet Backfired  (Oct 16) context
Mike Zimmer (native) Minnesota Vikings Snap Counts: Patchwork O-line gets job done vs. Carolina Panthers  (Sep 27) context
Jim Thome (native) The Fun Index: Ranking the All-Stars based on how fun they are  (Jul 11) context
Plainfield Melissa McCarthy (native) Box Office: 'Ghostbusters' On Course for $45M-$48M U.S. Debut  (Jul 15) context
Plano Dennis Hastert (resident) Dennis Hastert released from prison in Minnesota  (Jul 18) context
Randy Hultgren (resident) Trump ban splits GOP members of Illinois congressional group  (Jan 31) context
Prophetstown Bret Bielema (native) Arkansas boosters want to pluck Gus Malzahn from No. 6 Auburn, report says  (Nov 17) context
Quincy John W. Henry (native) The Boston Red Sox want to rename Yawkey Way? Here are some good (and some crazy) suggestions  (Aug 18) context
River Forest Anita Alvarez (resident) Judge To Appoint Special Prosecutor In Laquan McDonald Murder Case « CBS Chicago  (Jun 02) context
Riverwoods Discover Financial (based in) Discover Financial earnings and loans rise  (Jul 19) context
Rock Island Madison Keys (native) US women's tennis finally has worthy successors to Serena and Venus  (Sep 07) context
Rockford Heather Nauert (native) State Department defends US vote against death penalty ban at the UN  (Oct 03) context
Joe Sosnowski (resident) Governor Criticized For Signing Abortion Bill  (Aug 04) context
Rolling Meadows Scott Tolzien (native) Insider: Tolzien has best performance of preseason for Colts but Morris still in running  (Aug 27) context
Rosemont Riddell (based in) Riddell hires Peyton Manning as a “strategic advisor”  (Jun 07) context
Schaumburg Will Brooks (native) UFC 216: Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz cancelled due to 'medical issues'  (Oct 06) context
Schiller Park Fred Lynn (native) Aaron Judge bidding for rare double with BBWAA awards  (Nov 07) context
Scott Air Force Base Peter Sarsgaard (native) The Weird Demand Peter Sarsgaard Had For Denzel Washington While Filming The Magnificent Seven  (Sep 23) context
Springfield Dick Durbin (resident) Bernie Sanders on new Trump immigration ad: 'It is really sad'  (Jan 21) context
Jayson Werth (native) MLB Rumors: Dodgers Showing Interest in Yu Darvish  (Jul 24) context
Cheri Bustos (native) Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos Elected to Democratic House Leadership Role  (Dec 07) context
Andre Iguodala (native) Sunday Shootaround: The Warriors are the revolution  (Jun 12) context
Tampico Ronald Reagan (native) VIDEO: Today Marks the 32nd Anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster at Kennedy Space Center  (Jan 28) context
Waukegan Otto Graham (native) 'Undisputed' reacts to Joe Montana's answer to question about Tom Brady's legacy  (Feb 10) context
Wilmette Bill Murray (native) Box Office: 'Ghostbusters' On Course for $45M-$48M U.S. Debut  (Jul 15) context
Winfield Kevin Streelman (native) PGA Championship 2016 tee times: Pairings for the first two rounds  (Jul 23) context