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Mar 29, 2015
Chicago Tribune
How to shoot a gun if you're a kid
Chicago Tribune
Sean Kinikin, 8, foreground left, of Elgin, is among younger students at GAT Guns in East Dundee learning handgun safety on Jan. 5, 2015. Kinikin watches as an unloaded 22-caliber handgun is shown in a dry-fire demonstration. (Chris Walker, Chicago ...

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Mar 29, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Mom asks Arlington Heights schools to ban peanuts
Chicago Daily Herald
Unlike Chicago, Elgin Area Unit District U-46, the second largest school district in the state, has not banned peanut butter from school meals. "For generations, peanuts have been a favorite, nutritious, delicious and economical food," the district says in an ...

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Mar 29, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Springfield marks 150 years since Lincoln funeral
Chicago Daily Herald
Elgin master mechanic David H. Kloke, stands outside a full-size replica of the funeral train car that carried Lincoln's body in 1865 from Washington, D.C., to Springfield. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer. Tourists walk out of the Lincoln Tomb and past a statue of ...

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Mar 29, 2015
Man grazed by bullet in Austin
Chicago Sun-Times
LeeAnn Shelton. Elgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park CrimeElgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park. Sun-Times Wire. Bolingbrook man found guilty but mentally ill of trying to kill ...

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Mar 29, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times
Police: Man shot to death in West Pullman
Chicago Sun-Times
LeeAnn Shelton. Elgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park CrimeElgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park. Sun-Times Wire. Bolingbrook man found guilty but mentally ill of trying to kill ...

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Mar 29, 2015
Top Jobs
Chicago Daily Herald
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Mar 29, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times
Police arrest armed man who fled traffic stop in Evanston
Chicago Sun-Times
LeeAnn Shelton. Elgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park CrimeElgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park. Sun-Times Wire. Bolingbrook man found guilty but mentally ill of trying to kill ...

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Mar 29, 2015
Jacobs' Lauren Van Vlierbergen takes first in 1600 at Top Times meet
Chicago Tribune
Elgin-area athletes swept the 3A 1,600. Huntley's Keagan Smith, who came in with the top seed time, beat it by going 4:16.86. Smith, who didn't run at Top Times last year and failed to make it out of outdoor state prelims, seems a runner on the move.

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Mar 29, 2015
Police: Man tried luring girl into vehicle in Back of the Yards
Chicago Sun-Times - Breaking News (blog)
LeeAnn Shelton. Elgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park CrimeElgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park. Sun-Times Wire. Bolingbrook man found guilty but mentally ill of trying to kill ...

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Mar 29, 2015
Bartlett goes 2-2-1 in Tennessee
Chicago Daily Herald
The South Elgin girls soccer team took the less-is-more approach in notching a 5-1 victory over West Chicago in the title game of its own season-opening tournament at Millennium Field on Friday. The Storm offense, inconsistent through its first.

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Mar 29, 2015
Softball scoreboard: Friday's results
Chicago Daily Herald
Woodstock N. 000 000 0 --0- 3-3. Grant 003 113 x --8-12-2. 2B: Grt: Ayala; WdstN: Wirfs. WP: McGill; LP: Saldana. *. Hampshire 11, Elgin 1 (5 INN.) Elgin 010 00 -- 1- 0-4. Hampshire 350 21 --11-13-2. 2B: Hamp: Snider, Egger. 3B: Hamp: DeChant, Egger.

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Mar 29, 2015
Girls soccer scoreboard: Friday's results
Chicago Daily Herald
South Elgin Tournament. At Millennium Field. South Elgin 5, West Chicago 1. West Chicago 1 0 --1. South Elgin 4 1 --5. Scoring -- WChi: Kirkwood (Ibarra); SElg: Struwing (Franks), Struwing (Greco), Struwing (Kalke), Greco (UA), Struwing (Sanchez).

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Mar 29, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Sleepy Hollow holds information session about referendum question
Chicago Tribune
"But the mitigation bank is completely sold off now and will not contribute anymore fees to the village, and the agreement with Elgin will expire within the next four years," he said. Pickett said Sleepy Hollow has received an inquiry about the installation of a cell ...

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Mar 29, 2015
Burlington Central rolls in Florida opener
Chicago Daily Herald
The Burlington Central baseball team opened its spring break trip to Florida on Saturday with a resounding 15-0 win over Aquinas Institute. Brenden Bushy and Parker Boron each pitched 2 innings of the four-innning game, each allowing only 1 hit. Boron had ...

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Mar 28, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Route 25 at Stearns to close at night for week of bridge work
Chicago Tribune
Each night during this week, March 30-April 3, the road that carries both Route 25 and Stearns Road for a half mile along the South Elgin-Wayne border will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. as an Illinois Department of Transportation contractor demolishes the ...

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Mar 28, 2015
Teen, man hurt in South Side shootings
Chicago Sun-Times
LeeAnn Shelton. Elgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park CrimeElgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park. Sun-Times Wire. Bolingbrook man found guilty but mentally ill of trying to kill ...

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Mar 28, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Recent murder victim remembered at vigil
Chicago Tribune
The Prayer Coalition for Reconciliation held a vigil Saturday in a commercial strip center on the 800 block of North Lake Street in Aurora for Bryce Stiff of Montgomery. The Prayer Coalition for Reconciliation held a vigil Saturday in a commercial strip center on ...

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Mar 28, 2015
Blotter: Robbery suspect held in Arlington Heights
Chicago Tribune
Yard art of a 1939-1941 Elgin brand boy's bicycle was reported stolen from the front lawn of a home in the 1100 block of East Northwest Highway on March 22. An estimated $500 damage was reported to a motel room at the Red Roof Inn, 22 W. Algonquin ...

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Mar 28, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times
Garcia gets election PUSH as fight for black vote intensifies
Chicago Sun-Times
Man shot in Washington Heights · Crime 2 hours ago. West suburban man on the run, wanted for attempted murder · News 3 hours ago. North Side woman dies in crash in NW Indiana · News 4 hours ago. Bridge demolition set for Monday on Route 25 in Elgin.

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Mar 28, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times
West suburban man on the run, wanted for attempted murder
Chicago Sun-Times
LeeAnn Shelton. Elgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park CrimeElgin man gets 13-plus years for selling heroin to undercover cop near park. Sun-Times Wire. Bolingbrook man found guilty but mentally ill of trying to kill ...

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