Happy Valentine's, Check out the Stats, Support the Wicker Park doggies, Register to vote, Blackout preparedness and Stop by the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

Happy Valentine's Day!

In fact, there were about a dozen St. Valentines, plus a pope! While it is believed that the St. Valentine recognized by the Roman Catholic Church died around 270 A.D., there is confusion around which of two men it really was.

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U.S. Census Bureau dishes up Valentine stats

Valentine's Day is on everyone's mind today including the Field Division of the U.S. Census Bureau. They back up their thoughts with some cool statistics.

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Help fund Wicker Park Dog Park…party on Saturday

For all those who have dogs or love dogs, help maintain and improve the Wicker Park Dog Park by partying at the Twisted Spoke, 501 N. Ogden, on Sat., Feb. 15, from 7 to 10:30 p.m.

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Are you registered to vote? Registration ends February 18.

Remember that you can make a difference in how government operates. Be a responsible citizen, an informed voter in every election. The upcoming March 18 Primary has several races where dirty tricks are ramping up. Your vote is important. Be sure to register by Feb. 18, if you are not already registered.

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FEMA Recommendation: Prepare for blackouts.

The dramatic weather related events being experienced across the country has prompted a Blackout Preparedness campaign by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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"Survival, Spirit, Dreams, Nightmares" at Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art on Chicago Ave

Four artists address overcoming adversity using three themes: culture and ethnicity, survival and the power of the human spirit in the latest exhibition, Survival, Spirit, Dreams, Nightmares, at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Ave. in the Ukrainian Village.

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