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Chicago-Area Community College To Offer Free Tuition

A north-suburban Chicago community college says it will start offering two free years of tuition to students who maintain certain qualifications.


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Best Ways To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month In Chicago

From art exhibits to musical performances, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Chicago. Take a look at this list for ideas on where to celebrate.


Penny Pritzker, a member of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and the National Finance Chairwoman of Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, stands outside as US President Barack Obama meets with US military veterans at the Gateway Breakfast House in Portland, Oregon, July 24, 2012. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Gives Advice To Harper College Grads

More than 500 Harper College graduates got advice from U.S .Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Saturday during graduation ceremonies.


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College Reduces Costs, Cuts Long-Standing Football Program

Joliet Junior College is reducing costs by cutting its long-standing football program. The move will save the college about half a million dollars a year.


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Program Provides Unemployed With Today’s Job-Seeking Skills

The ongoing economic slowdown has forced people into the job market who last wrote up a resume on a typewriter. A program at the Harper College Schaumburg campus is working to provide them with today’s job-seeking skills.

WBBM Newsradio–09/09/2011

Car In Pond At Harper College

No Foul Play, Mechanical Issues In Woman’s Drowning

Police said neither mechanical issues nor foul play were a factor in the death of a woman whose car plunged into a pond on the Harper College campus in northwest suburban Palatine on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

Car In Pond At Harper College

Woman Dead After Car Plunges Into Pond

A woman died Thursday afternoon after the car she was in plunged into a pond on the campus of Harper College in northwest suburban Palatine.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011