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Check Illinois

Background checks with search by name, property address, property PIN, or business name, including foreclosures, mortgage records, real estate transactions, building code violations, DUIs, misdemeanors, felonies, tax liens, and more.

Chicago Defender

Search (full-text articles): historical (1999-2019)

Chicago Sun-Times

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Chicago Tribune

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Browse (digital scan of print issue): current (last 3 issues) & Sunday edition (July 2018-present)
Search (full-text articles): current (1985-present), online edition (2017-present) & historical (1849-1997)

Christian Science Monitor

Browse (digital scan of print issue): current (October 2003-present)
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Consumer Health Complete

Content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

Consumer Reports

Ratings, reviews, recommendations, and buying advice from the source that buyers trust.

Consumers’ Checkbook

Ratings on Chicago-area service providers, such as auto repair shops, plumbers, dentists, banks, and insurance companies.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Search (full-text articles): current (1996-present)

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