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Consumers prefer independent auto shops to their new car dealers


Consumers prefer independent auto repair shops like Hong Kong Auto Service over new car dealers, according to an annual survey from Consumer Reports.

In the annual survey, conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, independent auto shops outscored dealership service departments for overall satisfaction, price, quality, courteousness of the staff, and work being completed when promised. 199 more words

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Huge Fire Damages Woman's Club Of Wilmette

CHICAGO (CBS) – A historic building in north suburban Wilmette has been heavily damaged by a large blaze Tuesday.

The fire started around 10 a.m., at the Woman’s Club of Wilmette, at 930 Greenleaf Ave. 350 more words

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Journey Along the Shores - Part 2 (The Land)

We kicked off the 2015 season with our first Greens Committee meeting this week.  Improvement projects are beginning to line up and preparations are being planned.   448 more words

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Con Artists Pretending To Work For IRS Scam Wilmette Woman

(CBS) — A popular scam has been taken to a new level in north suburban Wilmette.

Police said that for two weeks ending Jan. 6, con artists called an elderly Wilmette resident, claiming to be Internal Revenue agents and threatening to have him arrested unless he paid $5,000 in taxes over the phone using Green Dot cards. 126 more words

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Why gas prices have dropped below $2 per gallon for first time since 2009

If you traveled by car this holiday season, you may have been pleasantly surprised to see gas prices at record lows.

Drivers on average are saving $1.02 per gallon this year compared to one year ago, according to AAA. 133 more words

Winter by the Lake

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I’ve returned from a holiday break back home in Wilmette, Illinois, a town nestled along the lake (Lake Michigan, that is) just north of Chicago. 36 more words

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