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    Excused absence for Lance Briggs is a head-scratcher

    MORRISSEY: I’ve heard of an excused ­absence for a pulled hamstring. But for pulled pork? No. That’s what Bears coach Marc Trestman gave linebacker Lance Briggs, who missed practice Monday to be at the opening of his new barbecue restaurant.

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    Vernon Hills preparing for life after NSC split

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    Vernon Hills’ athletic teams will play familiar North Suburban Conference opponents during the 2014-15 school year. Who the Cougars play after that is anybody’s guess. read more...

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