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  • Special

    The River That Never Sleeps

    T he ancient Egyptians used flooding to their advantage, relying on floods to create fertile soil to fertilize their crops. In agrarian societies, flooding often was considered a gift. Des Plaines, like the whole world, was once farmland. But as Des Plaines developed, flooding ended up becoming far more of a nuisance than a gain,…

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  • Sports

    Bears Article

    The Chicago Bears started their season 0-4, before finally beating the Washington Commanders on Thursday Night Football. That win was the Bears’ first win in nearly a year, breaking what was at the time, the longest ongoing losing streak in all of American sports. The poor showings have led to skepticism amongst fans surrounding the…

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