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The generations met and came to a compromise on what music will be played at Homewood-Flossmoor High School dances.

Shannon Dunne

Students led a petition drive in December asking for greater leeway for disk jockeys selecting music for school dances, as well as permissible music for various school functions and airing on WHFH-FM, the student-run radio station.

They complained that the administration set such restrictive guidelines that dances weren’t fun because popular music couldn’t be played. Administrators said they set the guidelines after a disk jockey at a . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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