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A city of northeast Illinois on Lake Michigan north of Chicago. The site of an early French trading post, it grew in the 1800s as a port and industrial center.
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(wɔˈki gən)

a city in NE Illinois, on Lake Michigan, N of Chicago. 72,610.
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The EPA, the State of Illinois and Waukegan officials recently joined forces to kick off a Superfund dredging project needed to remove the Waukegan Harbor "Area of Concern" (AOC) from a list of toxic hot spots identified in the 1987 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
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Enterasys Networks, Andover, Mass., a Siemens Enterprise Communications company has announced that Waukegan School District in Waukegan, Illinois, has deployed an Enterasys OneFabric architecture to provide a more secure, reliable and easy-to-manage network in the district.
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Bravo Waukegan, a Lake Forest-based nonprofit organization supporting music education in Waukegan Unit District 60 schools, will host its Jazz & Jokes friend-raiser Oct.