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Northbrook Top Stories January 2013

In case you missed them — revisit some of the most popular articles on Northbrook Patch in January.

Taxes to Rise Despite Fiscal Cliff Deal — Despite a fiscal cliff deal being reached, working Americans will see less money in their paychecks this year. Most Americans will take home 2 percent less money due to a Social Security payroll tax increase.

Northbrook Officer Charged With Burglary While On Duty — Patrol Officer Enrique Guzman was arrested by members of the Northbrook Police Department and members of the FBI following a five-month investigation on charges of residential burglary.

Notre Dame's Response to Lizzy Seeberg Compared to Manti Te'o — The University of Notre Dame's response to the recent scandal over Manti Te'o's online dating hoax has been the subject of scrutiny as compared to the Indiana school's investigation of Elizabeth Seeberg's 2010 suicide

Northbrook Photographer Captures Massive Chicago Fire — Northbrook fire photographer, Tim Olk, shares some photos of the five-alarm blaze that destroyed an abandoned Chicago warehouse in January.

Former Village President Eugene Marks Seeks Reelection — Eugene Marks, Northbrook's former Village President, along with former Trustee Julius Kole, Lynn Ritz and Daniel Scott, plan to run as the Democratic party against the Northbrook Caucus' mostly-incumbent slate in the village's April's elections

Northbrook Man Found Dead in Glenview From Cold Exposure — Edwin Mason, 71, of Northbrook, was found dead in his car on the 1500 block of Milwaukee Ave. in Glenview, Thursday night, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Northbrook Family Raising Backyard Chickens — Police aren't always looking for fowl play in Northbrook, but it's happening in some backyards. You might not even realize it, but your next door neighbor could be taking part in the citationable offense of raising backyard chickens. 

Opinions Collide at Gun Control Forum — The New Trier ­Democrats' panel on gun control turned raucous when some members of the audience yelling and interrupting during the speakers.

Glenbrook North Staffer Diagnosed With Viral Meningitis — A staff member at Glenbrook North was recently diagnosed with viral meningitis and undergoing treatment at a local hospital, according to a letter issued by GBN's principal, Paul Pryma.

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