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New school year brings changes to Gresham

At Gresham Elementary School Tuesday morning, students in blue uniforms had all sorts of new things to learn, starting with how to line up to go inside. Gresham, 8524 S. Green St., is now a “turnaround” school, with an outside company brought in to run things.

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30-year sentence for man who smothered baby, tossed him in garbage

A Zion man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday for murdering his former girlfriend’s 5-month-old baby last summer and tossing the body in a dumpster. Demetries Thorpe, 27, pleaded guilty in July to one count of first-degree murder in the death of Joshua …Read More

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      Five must-haves for exuberant wedding receptions

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      Wedding receptions continue to impress guests with towering centerpieces, gourmet cuisine and elegant ballrooms. For a busy bride and groom, it can be difficult to … Read More