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May 27, 2016
Philips lights up Amsterdam stock exchange with IPO
Chicago Daily Herald
AMSTERDAM -- Shares in the lighting division of Dutch electronics giant Philips have soared, early on their first day of trading on the Amsterdam exchange. The price for Friday's initial public offering was set at 20 euros ($22.36) per share, giving ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Colorado governor's book raises Clinton veep speculation
Chicago Daily Herald
DENVER -- Colorado's Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, has released a candid autobiography that's revived speculation he is positioning himself to join Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign ticket. Hickenlooper insists he hasn't been approached ...

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May 27, 2016
China's Zoomlion drops bid for US crane maker Terex
Chicago Daily Herald
HONG KONG -- Chinese heavy equipment maker Zoomlion says it's abandoning its takeover bid for U.S. crane maker Terex because it failed to reach a deal after months of talks. Zoomlion, which made its unsolicited offer in late January, said in a filing ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Are you Alibaba-literate? 5 things to know about company
Chicago Daily Herald
SHANGHAI -- Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce platform. Over 420 million people scooped up $485 billion worth of stuff last fiscal year on Alibaba's sites. The company went public in 2014, raising $25 billion - more than Facebook - in the ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Sun-Times
Gene Lyons: Donald Trump's cult of lies
Chicago Sun-Times
The first thing to understand is that, before it's a presidential election, it's a TV program. To the suits at CNN, NBC and Fox News, that means it's about ratings and money. So of course they're going to play it as a cliffhanger. Do they ever say ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
LEADING OFF: Dodgers' Urias set for major league debut
Chicago Daily Herald
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___. ROOKIE DEBUT. Julio Urias will make his major league debut for the Dodgers in the weekend series opener in New York against the Mets. The highly touted 19-year-old left-hander was 4-1 with a ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Visitors to Hiroshima memorial reflect on Obama's visit
Chicago Daily Herald
HIROSHIMA, Japan -- Visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Friday had this to say ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit later in the day. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to come to Hiroshima, a city devastated by a U.S ...

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May 27, 2016
Cougars swept by Chiefs
Chicago Daily Herald
Peoria -- Strong defense from the Cougars (22-24) and brilliant middle relief from Keegan Long were not enough to claim a victory in the last game of the road trip as the Chiefs (24-22) won 4-3 from Dozer Park. The Cougars finished the seven-game trip ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Geneva discussion group explores philosophical topics
Chicago Daily Herald
Glenn O'Dell's mind is often racing so much with new thoughts and questions after the bimonthly meetings of Socrates CafĂ© in Geneva that he has trouble sleeping. Still, the stimulating discussions keep him coming back for more each month as the group ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
See the winning images of our weekly photo contest
Chicago Daily Herald
This is a photo of Bleeding Hearts, also called the Valentine Flower, I took at the Morton Arboretum, last week. This is a shade loving flowering plant. I was attracted by the brilliant colors and linear pattern of the bloom, hanging from slender stem ...

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May 27, 2016
Today in History
Chicago Daily Herald
Today is Saturday, May 28, the 149th day of 2016. There are 217 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets - Annette, Cecile, Emilie, Marie and Yvonne - were born to Elzire Dionne at the family farm in ...

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May 27, 2016
Longmeadow Parkway project sewer work to begin on Boyer, Huntley roads
Chicago Tribune
As part of the Longmeadow Parkway Bridge Corridor project, storm sewer work will begin on the Boyer and Huntley intersection beginning May 30, according to Kane County Department of Transportation officials. That work, which will entail placing a new ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Danielle Kirby, Taylor Rotondo take flight as Bartlett routs Rolling Meadows
Chicago Tribune
Bartlett pitcher Danielle Kirby held the door shut Thursday, while teammate Taylor Rotondo locked the dead bolt. Kirby gave up two hits and no runs through six innings and Rotondo belted a late three-run homer to provide a cushion in the host Hawks' 7 ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Dishonest promises to Illinois: Meet Michael Madigan's enablers
Chicago Tribune
Also: Lou Lang, D-Skokie; Camille Lilly, D-Chicago; Michael Madigan, D-Chicago; Natalie Manley, D-Joliet; Robert Martwick, D-Chicago; Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan; Emily McAsey, D-Lockport; Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago; Anna Moeller, D-Elgin; Marty ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Emma Benson's senior moment sparks Oswego East past Waubonsie Valley
Chicago Tribune
Local Sports. Suburbs Elgin Courier-News Elgin Sports. Emma Benson's senior moment sparks Oswego East past Waubonsie Valley. Rick Armstrong. There simply was no stopping Emma Benson. The senior outfielder went 4-for-4 Thursday, but it took a ...

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May 27, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Elgin city manager leaving for Cary, NC
Chicago Tribune
Elgin City Manager Sean Stegall is resigning his post to become manager in Cary, North Carolina. Stegall said he applied for the new job after a visit to Cary with Senior Management Analyst Dan Ault in February to talk about SalesForce, the cloud-based ...

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May 26, 2016
Chicago Sun-Times
If nothing else, come to the rescue of Illinois public schools
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool, center, speaks to school leaders, students, parents and community members from around the state during a rally for fair education funding in the rotunda at the state Capitol on Thursday in Springfield.

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May 26, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Steve Podany throws three-hitter as St. Charles East shuts down Bartlett
Chicago Tribune
Podany recorded his second strikeout with two on and two out in the seventh inning and the host Saints snapped a six-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory in the Class 4A St. Charles East Regional semifinals. "I'm just happy to get out of the losing ...

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May 26, 2016
Chicago Tribune
South Elgin looks to repair, or replace, State Street fire station
Chicago Tribune
The South Elgin and Countryside Fire Protection District board swore in Jeff Theriault as its newest trustee in a special meeting Wednesday night, then proceeded to give Theriault a crash course in fire district budgets. At the request of Fire Chief ...

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May 26, 2016
American Tower seeks extended lease in Burlington
Chicago Tribune
American Tower is seeking to extend its cellular lease with Burlington for a term of 35 years which will be renewable every five years. The cell company has offered a signing bonus of $16,000 to the village if the agreement is approved. The cell tower ...

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