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Temperature sets new record, but mild relief coming

The National Weather Service said Wednesday's 96-degree reading at O'Hare Airport set a record. Tuesday's high at O'Hare was 96 degrees and a record 100 degree reading was set at Midway Airport. That 100-degree reading broke a 99-degree record set in 1987.

Despite the heat Tuesday, members of the Homewood Police Department, friends and supporters ran 2.2 miles for the annual Torch Run for Special Olympics. Runners required plenty of water when they finished the run at the village hall parking lot.

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Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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