Firing Range

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Lincolnwood Village Trustee: Firing Range Would Create Bad Image

A firing range in north suburban Lincolnwood appeared on the verge of winning village board approval two weeks ago, but now, the proposal may be mortally wounded.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2012

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Police Drop Firing Range Plan Because Of Nesting Eagles

The Chicago Police Department confirmed Monday that it was dropping plans to install an outdoor shooting range on the Far Southeast Side, following environmental concerns over the bald eagles that have been seen nesting near the site.


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Water Reclamation District Approves Planned Police Shooting Range

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District has narrowly approved a controversial lease for a new Chicago Police shooting range on environmentally sensitive land on the city’s Southeast Side.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012