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Prep Pigskin Podcast: Coyle, Morrison hosting playoff games

Jordan Bishop and Jimmy Gillispie discuss the two remaining News Press area high school football teams left in the playoffs. Coyle hosts Timberlake at 7 tonight, while Morrison hosts Hulbert at 7:30 tonight. Jordan Bishop and Jimmy Gillispie discuss the two remaining News Press area high school foot

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 18:44:00

RETIRE WITH RENTALS: The many benefits of hiring a property manager

Last week we talked about a couple of the reasons in favor of managing your property yourself. You can potentially save a lot of money and gain valuable experience. This week we'll explore why you might want to hire a property manager. The list of benefits of this approach is much longer than I can

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

ASK CITY HALL: Taking a look at problems with state sales tax revenue

City Manager Norman McNickle is always willing to talk about sales tax. Sales tax revenue is the main source of revenue for municipalities in Oklahoma. The rise of internet sales has led to a decrease in revenue. McNickle has penned a couple op-eds on the matter. The issue is also the focus of this

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 04:21:00

OSU poinsettia sale set for Nov. 30, Dec. 1

Bruce Dunn, associate professor of Floriculture at Oklahoma State University, answers questions about the upcoming poinsettia sale. Q1: When and where is the annual OSU poinsettia sale? A1: The 27th annual Poinsettia sale is on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 this year, as the sale is always the first Thursday a

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 01:10:38

Reunion to remember: Family, friends come together for unveiling of 'Remember the 4' memorial

The people who flocked the lawn on the northeast side of Gallagher-Iba Arena on Thursday were from all walks of life; some had traveled many miles, others a few hundred feet, but they were all there for the same reason. To Remember the 4. Almost six years to the day that a plane crash killed former

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 00:01:00

OFF THE COUCH: Does the Council value citizen participation?

One of the major ways citizens are involved in the City is through serving on boards/commissions. The City's website lists 12 boards/commissions including everything from Rural Water Advisory Board to Airport Authority. Few citizens can probably name the people who volunteer on these boards/commissi

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

OUR VIEW: Tis the season for giving

Everyone knows the holiday season usually involves many people coming together for a gathering a few days each year. It's a time when most people put aside differences and grudges, and try to be better people for doing so. Additionally, the holiday season is also when many charitable organizations a

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lawrence Ware, lost in his own world

To the editor: Hate is learned. It is not something you are born with. Lawrence Ware is lost so far into his own little black world that he may never find his way out, and that's is a shame. Per his latest attempt at spreading Hate and Discontent in the News Press Nov. 12, 2017, he writes "A letter

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

3rd-Party Electric Providers Misleading Customers In Oak Park

OAK PARK, IL - Oak Park village officials issued a warning Friday for residents to beware of third-party electric providers that claim they are affiliated with the village. The door-to-door salespeople are telling residents they are green electric providers or are part of the Village's Community Cho

PATCH - 2017-11-17 15:53:10

Oak Park resident named new village sustainability coordinator

Oak Park resident Marynda "Mindy" Agnew has been named the village's new sustainability coordinator. Agnew, who assumed the role this week, was selected from a field of more than 50 applicants, village officials said. "Leading our community's efforts to embrace environmental sustainability has long

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 15:43:33

Police: Jewelry worth more than $12,000 stolen from Oak Park home

Theft Someone stole a gold watch, a pair of gold diamond earrings, a pair of gold hoop earrings, a platinum ring, two gold rings, a wedding ring and cash valued at $12,863 from a home in the 400 block of South Clinton Avenue between 8 a.m. Nov. 2 and 8 a.m. Nov. 9. Someone stole two folding chairs,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 03:11:12

Man, 61, killed when back porches catch fire on West Side

A 61-year-old man was killed when the back porches of a West Side building caught fire early Friday morning, authorities said. The fire started about 5:53 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood, the Chicago Fire Department said. The three-story building appeared

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 13:06:00

Pickup Driver Sued For Death Of Motorcyclist

The family of a 31-year-old motorcyclist who collided with a pickup truck in Morton Grove over the summer has sued the driver. MORTON GROVE, IL - The driver of a pickup truck that collided with a motorcycle over the summer, killing the motorcyclist, is facing a wrongful death lawsuit in connection

PATCH - 2017-11-16 22:08:48

Rush Hour Traffic Helps Cops Catch Carjacker: River Forest Police

Police say Shannon D. Mitchell, 20, of Chicago, was caught in rush hour traffic on Harlem Ave. after allegedly hijacking a car. RIVER FOREST, IL - It's hard to find many people who are thankful for rush hour traffic, but River Forest police were grateful after rush hour traffic on Harlem Avenue hel

PATCH - 2017-11-17 00:58:29

'We're serious about this': Racial equity at OPRF in the spotlight at forum

Oak Park and River Forest High School students and parents are calling for administrators to make the school more equitable for all those who attend. During a Nov. 14 community forum titled "The Intersection of Race and Education," OPRF invited University of Illinois at Chicago professor David Stova

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 23:44:00

Off-Duty Officer in Serious Condition After 'Domestic Incident': Police

An off-duty police officer is in serious condition after what authorities are calling a "domestic incident." Few details have been released, but Chicago Police News Affairs said the officer suffered a head injury near 76th and Stony and was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. No one was

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-11-17 15:52:49

Tioga County Boys and Girls Club serves up Thanksgiving early

OWEGO (WBNG)-- The Tioga County Boys and Girls Club held a Thanksgiving meal for Owego residents on Thursday night. The menu featured turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and some traditional pies "I think it's one of the ways we give back to the community," said Bill Motsko, Tioga County Boys and Gir

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-17 07:53:00

12 News raises thousands of dollars to help fight prostate cancer

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- 12 News raised nearly $3,500 thanks to generous viewers donating during our 'No Shave November' Phone-A-Thon. "We think it's a good fun way, a unique fun way to grow awareness for cancer, prostate cancer especially," said WBNG General Manager, Bob Krummenacker. WBNG partnered

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-17 07:23:00

Getting more 'wolflike' is the key to the future for coyotes

Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The future of the coyotes that roam from Newfoundland to Virginia could hinge on the animals becoming the "wolves" of the East Coast. Coyotes have lived in the East since the 1930s, and recent genetic tests have shown they are actually a mixture of coyote, wol

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-17 08:48:00

Plan to improve lobstering data collection faces hearings

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) - Interstate fishing regulators are holding a series of hearings on the East Coast about a plan to improve data collection in the lobster fishery. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is holding the hearings in January. The commission says it wants to improve harvest

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-17 08:28:00