Health Fair, Sandlot beats Jurassic Park, Pristop dead in MI, Taxi Armed Robberies, UK books for Ukraine, Street & rail change, Travel tips and more!

Get free health checks and have fun Saturday morning at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

While the Family Health Fest includes free health screenings at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC), Nazareth Family Center, 1127 N. Oakley Blvd. (east side of the bldg.)on Sat., July 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, there will also be fun events.

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"The Sandlot" beat out last year's Jurassic Park attendance in Wicker Park

Last year's Jurassic Park movie in Wicker Park drew 3,000 people. Thursday night, July 17, Sandlot, blew that number out of the water by at least another 500.

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Mark Pristop found dead in Michigan

Mark Pristop, of Ukrainian Village, who was listed as missing by the Chicago Police Department, was found dead in Saugatuck, MI, according to reports. The cause of death is currently not known.

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Police Alert: Armed Robberies of taxi cab drivers in Pulaski Park

The Chicago Police Department reports that there have been armed robberies of taxi cab drivers in the 14th (Shakespeare) District between 8 and 11 p.m. In these instances, a male black enters a taxi, displays a handgun, and announces a robbery.

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Ukrainian National Museum fights to get books back in Ukrainian libraries

The Ukrainian National Museum (UNM), 2249 W. Superior St., needs help in their peaceful war to get Ukrainian books back in Ukrainian libraries in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

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Street and CTA closures, changes and expanded service

Damen Ave. Closure
From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sat., July 19, the street will be closed between Churchill and Willow for work on the Bloomingdale Trail.

Traffic will be rerouted on Western Ave. between Armitage and North.

While vehicle traffic is not allowed on Damen, one sidewalk will remain open for pedestrians.

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TSA Tips: Carry-on travel tips

Do you like chaos and hassle when traveling or do you do everything you can to manage stress and avoid aggravations when traveling? The Transportation Security Agency (TSA)has some tips about beauty and hygiene products, when traveling on airplanes.

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