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Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Suburban Democrats key in Rauner vs. unions battle
Chicago Daily Herald
Lawmakers have set up a potential showdown with Gov. Bruce Rauner over a proposal he's called a "direct frontal assault on the taxpayers of Illinois." Suburban Democrats could be key to who wins. If they don't all vote with the Democratic majority to ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
New Archdiocese schools superintendent is from Cincinnati
Chicago Daily Herald
Archbishop Blase Cupich announced Thursday the appointment of Jim Rigg as superintendent of the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic schools, effective Oct. 5. Rigg is currently director of education services and superintendent for the Archdiocese of ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Dole Food CEO, chief counsel ordered to pay $148M
Chicago Daily Herald
DOVER, Del. -- A Delaware judge has ordered the CEO of Dole Food Co. and his former right-hand man to pay $148 million in damages for misleading directors and shareholders in a deal that took the company private in 2013. The judge on Thursday said ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Redskins LB Junior Galette out for season with Achilles tear
Chicago Daily Herald
ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says outside linebacker Junior Galette will miss the entire season after tearing his left Achilles tendon. Gruden discussed Galette's status on Thursday, a day after the pass rusher was injured ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Robby Ginepri, '05 US Open semifinalist, retires from tennis
Chicago Daily Herald
As the city of Elgin begins to tackle next year's budget with more questions than answers, Mayor David Kaptain wants to convene a summit for local social service agencies whose finances are also affected by the state's budget impasse. "We are not the ...

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Aug 27, 2015
WW South's Bailey still moving forward
Chicago Daily Herald
Adam Bailey's recovery from a serious brain injury has been smooth. Also a little Rocky. The Wheaton Warrenville South junior has adopted as a mantra a line from the movie, "Rocky Balboa": "It ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Des Plaines couple charged with paying kickbacks to defraud Medicare
Chicago Daily Herald
As the city of Elgin begins to tackle next year's budget with more questions than answers, Mayor David Kaptain wants to convene a summit for local social service agencies whose finances are also affected by the state's budget impasse. "We are not the ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Prosecutors: Antioch-area woman said she drank wine before fatal motorcycle crash
Chicago Daily Herald
As the city of Elgin begins to tackle next year's budget with more questions than answers, Mayor David Kaptain wants to convene a summit for local social service agencies whose finances are also affected by the state's budget impasse. "We are not the ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Sprint offers DirecTV customers free year of phone service
Chicago Daily Herald
As the city of Elgin begins to tackle next year's budget with more questions than answers, Mayor David Kaptain wants to convene a summit for local social service agencies whose finances are also affected by the state's budget impasse. "We are not the ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Nuestro Queso pledges rBST-free products
Chicago Daily Herald
As the city of Elgin begins to tackle next year's budget with more questions than answers, Mayor David Kaptain wants to convene a summit for local social service agencies whose finances are also affected by the state's budget impasse. "We are not the ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Elgin's iFest returns to highlight diversity
Chicago Tribune
Elgin's celebration of culture returns Saturday with food, entertainment and lots of hands-on activities. The fourth annual International Festival, presented by the city of Elgin along with area community and business leaders, will be from 11 a.m. to 7 ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Vero Voce returns to 'Mid-Life'
Chicago Tribune
By Kathy Cichon Elgin Courier-News. Vero Voce returns to 'Mid-Life'. Vero Voce is going back to the middle ages. After the popularity of "Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical" last fall, the St. Charles theater and performing arts school decided to bring the ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Elgin Community College kicks off season with a shindig
Chicago Tribune
Mississippi Rail Company opens the 2016-16 season Saturday at Elgin Community College. (Elgin Community College / Handout). By Annie Alleman Elgin Courier-News. Elgin. Elgin Community College kicks off season with a shindig. Elgin Community ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Chicagoing for Aug. 27
Chicago Tribune
Since 2006, space science enthusiasts of all ages have been designing experiments and launching them into space with "Far Horizons," the Adler's high-altitude ballooning program. ELGIN PUBLIC MUSEUM: Lords Park, 225 Grand Blvd. 847-741-6655.

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Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Aurora approves new company for red light camera enforcement
Chicago Tribune
Aurora City Council has approved a contract with a new company to handle the city's red light cameras, like this one at Farnsworth Avenue and Molitor Road. Aurora City Council has approved a contract with a new company to handle the city's red light ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Oswego event aims to boost hiring of people with disabilities
Chicago Tribune
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Christopher Lu came to Oswego Wednesday for a workshop to educate employers about how to hire and employ people with disabilities. lRelated Plainfield residents reflect as 25th anniversary of deadly tornado approaches.

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Aug 27, 2015
Man injured by electricity while doing maintenance in West Dundee
Chicago Tribune
By Erin Sauder Elgin Courier-News. A pest control worker was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he was injured by an electric shock. A pest control worker was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he was injured by an electric shock while doing ...

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Aug 27, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Elgin sets stage to possibly revoke or suspend Gasthaus' liquor license
Chicago Tribune
Elgin Mayor Dave Kaptain signed two letters Wednesday that city staff then sent to the bar's owner, Marco Muscarello, and his son and attorney Charles Muscarello — one the complaint listing the instances leading to it, the other giving the ...

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Aug 26, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Kane County unveils 'gem' at Brunner Family Forest Preserve
Chicago Tribune
By Gloria Casas Elgin Courier-News. Commercial Real Estate · Barrington. Kane County will have a grand opening for Brunner Family Forest Preserve this weekend. Brunner Family Forest Preserve is one of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County's most ...

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Aug 26, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Zach Mitchell leads new attack for inexperienced St. Charles East
Chicago Tribune
Nick Candre (left) will do all the kicking for the Saints. He missed most of last season with an injury. Nick Candre (left) will do all the kicking for the Saints. He missed most of last season with an injury. (St. Charles East athletics / St. Charles ...

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