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Thursday, March 23
In an effort to control the community problems stemming from Northwestern University students living off-campus, the City of Evanston is resurrecting a long-unenforced law that prohibits more than three unrelated people from living together. The ordinance, which will take effect July 1, was originally intended to shut down prostitution in the city. Somewhere, Chet Haze is writing a song.