State Park

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What To Do Before The Summer’s Gone

The last few weeks of summer before school begins can get a little wearisome as both parents and kids alike begin to crave the routine of the school year amid the gradual changing of the season. But these weeks don’t have to drag on without respite; living in the Chicagoland area means we have plenty of activities in which to engage. Here’s a list of some that should make your end-of-the-summer bucket list.

08/13/2012

Illinois State Capitol

State Lawmakers To Weigh Adding An Online Lottery Game, Giving Up A State Park

Only three days remain in the Illinois General Assembly’s spring session. As WBBM Newsradio’s Alex Degman reports, those days should be busy.

WBBM Newsradio–05/29/2012

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Best Campgrounds In The Chicago Area

Chicago might be a big city, but its wilderness isn’t far away. Campgrounds in the area offer amenities beyond the raked dirt patch of your childhood — they’re offering wireless Internet, planned children’s activities and swimming pools. These are the area’s best, boasting everything from ball courts to air conditioned cabins. Oh, and they’ve got places for your tent, too.

05/19/2012