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Homewood Wonders: Will Road Salt Make It In Time?

(CBS) – One south suburb worries about road salt. Last year, Homewood ran out because there was so much snow.

This year, city officials have a different problem: Will the salt arrive in time? 98 more words

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Old Industrial Site On Lake Calumet To Become Nature Preserve, Bike Park

CHICAGO (CBS) — The city has announced plans to turn a nearly 300-acre former industrial site along the shore of Lake Calumet into a nature preserve and bike park. 321 more words

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EARTH DAY HIKE OF LAKE CALUMET

EARTH DAY HIKE OF LAKE CALUMET

Join Cassandra Francis, Friends of the Parks President and the Lake Calumet Visioning Committee for an Earth Day hike along the shores of Lake Calumet. 259 more words

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5 Rescued After Boat Runs Aground On Lake Calumet

CHICAGO (STMW) — Five people, including three children, were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard, after the boat they were riding in ran aground in Lake Calumet on the Far South Side on Thursday afternoon. 190 more words

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Monster Freighter St. Marys Challenger Could Be Converted To Barge

CHICAGO (CBS) — Ask any Chicago-bred baby boomer to name a freighter that traversed the Chicago River in the past 50 years, and you will probably be told, “the Medusa Challenger.” … 806 more words

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6 Mile Drag Of Lake Calumet, No Sign Of Asian Carp

CHICAGO (AP) – A three-day sweep of Chicago’s Lake Calumet turned up no sign of Asian carp, though DNA from the invasive fish has been found repeatedly in the waterway not far from Lake Michigan. 62 more words

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Heat Wave Keeping Coast Guard Crews Busy

CHICAGO (CBS) — The U.S. Coast Guard has been very busy in the Chicago area during the recent heat wave. Crews rescued five people on Monday night alone. 341 more words

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