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Jul 23, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Chamberlain: Bengals squad practice makes perfect chance for Jake Kumerow
Chicago Tribune
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jake Kumerow, a South Elgin graduate, has the attention of youth football players at a clinic put on July 11 by the Storm football team. Kumerow spent last year on the practice squad. (Gene Chamberlain / The Courier-News).

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Jul 23, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Slide the City Carpentersville gives residents relief from heat
Chicago Tribune
Slide the City coordinators thought Maple Avenue's steep incline would make the Carpentersville event even more fun. Slide the City coordinators thought Maple Avenue's steep incline would make the Carpentersville event even more fun. (Erin Sauder / The ...

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Jul 23, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Mundelein High officials may tweak bell schedule
Chicago Daily Herald
Mundelein High School officials will meet next week to discuss changing the bell schedule -- but not what time school starts each day. Mundelein High has been on a block schedule since 1996. Instead of eight 50-minute periods each day, students have ...

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Jul 23, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Morneau homers, struggling White Sox lose 7-5 to Tigers
Chicago Daily Herald
CHICAGO -- Getting cheered in Chicago after hitting a home run felt just a little odd for Justin Morneau. He wouldn't mind making it the norm, and the same goes for the White Sox. Morneau hit his first home run in more than 14 months to give struggling ...

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Jul 23, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
What is the White Sox's plan moving forward?
Chicago Daily Herald
Vietnam veterans to be honored in Elgin re-enactnents. Many who fought in Vietnam were treated poorly when they returned home. Now they're being honored in a weekend re-enactment near Elgin. Trump presidency is what's really scary. A Schaumburg ...

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Jul 23, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Three men sought in Waukegan McDonald's robbery
Chicago Daily Herald
Vietnam veterans to be honored in Elgin re-enactnents. Many who fought in Vietnam were treated poorly when they returned home. Now they're being honored in a weekend re-enactment near Elgin. Trump presidency is what's really scary. A Schaumburg ...

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Jul 23, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Community briefs
Chicago Tribune
Carol Dylan, a 15-year member of the first violin section of Elgin Symphony Orchestra, will be performing in the Midwest Mozart Festival concert series on Sunday, July 31, Sunday, August 7 and Sunday, August 14. (Elgin Symphony Orchestra / HANDOUT).

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Jul 22, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Sizzling Block Party in Mount Prospect
Chicago Daily Herald
The sidewalks sizzled even after the sun went down, but the crowds that came to the Mount Prospect Downtown Block Party Friday night clearly enjoyed the summer evening, the music and the camaraderie. The festival is at Emerson Street and Busse Avenue ...

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Jul 22, 2016
District U46 approves funding for emergency phone updates, repairs
Chicago Tribune
Megann HorsteadElgin Courier-News. The School District U46 Board of Education is moving forward with plans for emergency phone updates and repairs. At a recent meeting, officials approved a purchase proposal in the amount of $93,451 for a new phone ...

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Jul 22, 2016
District U46 renews membership with state school board association
Chicago Tribune
After much debate at Monday's meeting, the School District U46 Board of Education will continue its membership in the Illinois Association of School Boards in the coming school year. Officials approved payment of annual membership dues in a 4-3 vote.

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Jul 22, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
PGA Championship at a glance
Chicago Daily Herald
St. Charles man charged in Elgin armed robbery. A St. Charles man has been charged with the armed robbery of a gas station in Elgin earlier this month, police said. Police: 'Several dead and wounded' in Munich mall shooting. A manhunt is underway for a ...

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Jul 22, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
What changes are in store at O'Hare
Chicago Daily Herald
A people-mover train connecting the east and west sides of O'Hare is coming eventually, but it won't be picking up passengers when the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway/Route 390 extension reaches the airport, Chicago officials said Friday. The city is focused ...

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Jul 22, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Huntley chef invents 'solid, scoopable alcohol' treats for adults
Chicago Tribune
News. Suburbs Elgin Courier-News Elgin News. Huntley chef invents 'solid, scoopable alcohol' treats for adults. Huntley chef invents 'solid, scoopable alcohol' treats for adults. Chef and caterer Will Rogers of Huntley has come up with a way to turn ...

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Jul 22, 2016
District U46 school officials adopt new concussion policy
Chicago Tribune
Students enrolled in District U46 schools will find a new concussion policy goes into effect at the start of classes in the fall. The school board unanimously approved the adoption of the new measure at Monday's meeting, which includes the formation of ...

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Jul 22, 2016
Huntley swears in new cop, honors four officers
Chicago Tribune
Huntley Village Clerk Rita McMahon led Officer Daniel Kunkle in the oath of office at a Village Board meeting recently, followed by formal recognition of four other officers who received Life Saving Awards for their efforts in the line of duty over the ...

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Jul 22, 2016
Have a say in 2050 regional plan
Chicago Daily Herald
Public input is being accepted until Aug. 15 as the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning develops its new ON TO 2050 comprehensive plan. The agency seeks input about transportation systems, access to jobs, housing, preservation of natural areas, ...

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Jul 22, 2016
Business Highlights
Chicago Daily Herald
___. Volkswagen has emissions-cheating fix ready. DETROIT -- Volkswagen's plan to fix most of its 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests includes a computer software update and a larger catalytic converter to trap harmful nitrogen oxide ...

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Jul 22, 2016
Staff change at Mundelein village hall
Chicago Daily Herald
Amanda Orenchuk is set to be named Mundelein's community development director Monday. Orenchuk has served as acting director since the January departure of Victor Barrera. The village board is scheduled to vote on the appointment when it meets at 7 ...

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Jul 22, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Bid for freedom by woman who killed young daughter has backing of therapist
Chicago Tribune
A woman judged to have been insane when she killed her daughter in Bloomingdale in 2010 is still months away from a full hearing that could possibly release her from a mental health center, but a therapist believes she is ready to rejoin society now.

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Jul 22, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Tuesday to be recognized as Satchel Hudson Day in Carpentersville
Chicago Tribune
Dundee-Crown High School gymnast Satchel Hudson holds a copy of a sign that will be posted throughout Carpentersville. Dundee-Crown High School gymnast Satchel Hudson holds a copy of a sign that will be posted throughout Carpentersville. (Courtesy ...

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