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Oct 1, 2016
Elgin man charged with Friday car burglary
Chicago Tribune
An Elgin man was charged with burglary Friday after police found items in his vehicle that matched things stolen from another car earlier in the day, Elgin police said. Ian M. Pipenhagen, 22, of Seaton Lane, was arrested in connection with the car ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Elgin mayor touts solar power by showcasing his house on tour
Chicago Tribune
Elgin Mayor David Kaptain and his wife, Sandy, point out the solar panels installed on their Elgin home this summer. The panels were activated in August, and they have not seen an energy bill since then, the couple said. (Janelle Walker / The Courier ...

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Oct 1, 2016
East Dundee's new police station part of Illinois Solar Tour
Chicago Tribune
Erin SauderElgin Courier-News. Privacy Policy. East Dundee was among the stops in Saturday's Illinois Solar Tour hosted by the Illinois Solar Energy Association. Two sites in the village are noted for their promotion of renewable energy, including the ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Football roundup: Huntley rally falls short; Burlington Central posts win
Chicago Tribune
St. Charles North 51, Elgin 0: Zach Mettetal threw four TD passes and rushed for one to make St. Charles North (5-1, 2-1 Upstate Eight River) eligible for the playoffs with a win over Elgin (0-6, 0-3). Burlington Central 20, Woodstock 7: Dionte Pierre ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Defense feeds the offense as Kindrel Morris paces Larkin past Streamwood
Chicago Tribune
Larkin running back Kindrel Morris hurdles a fallen defender Friday during a 36-yard touchdown run against Streamwood in a 34-14 victory by the Royals. Larkin running back Kindrel Morris hurdles a fallen defender Friday during a 36-yard touchdown run ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Elgin man accused of burglarizing neighbor's car
Chicago Daily Herald
A 22-year-old Elgin man is facing burglary charges after police say he stole items from a neighbor's car through an open window. Ian M. Pipenhagen is charged with felony burglary after police found items from a neighbor's car in Pipenhagen's car.

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Oct 1, 2016
6 people injured in 4-vehicle crash in Hampshire
Chicago Tribune
"Four people were transported to Elgin hospitals with two going to Presence St. Joseph Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and two going to Sherman Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries," Herrmann said. "Two people had to be extricated.

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Tower Building redevelopment stirs memories of downtown Elgin
Chicago Tribune
With redevelopment of the Tower Building into a market-rate apartment complex in full swing, people with Elgin roots hope there will be sunnier days ahead for a place that holds many memories. "It's an iconic, symbolic building, and not just because of ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Sun-Times
Elgin man charged with burglarizing vehicle
Chicago Sun-Times
A northwest suburban Elgin man was charged with burglarizing a vehicle through an open window. Ian M. Pipenhagen, 22, was charged with a felony count of burglary, according to Elgin police.

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Promenade provides beautiful spot for 'Pour on' event, official says
Chicago Tribune
Annie Kaser, a volunteer with the Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, pours a wine sample for a customer at Friday night's Pour on the Promenade event in downtown Elgin as Randy Reopelle, right, a bureau board member and Elgin's director of ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
In his own words: Elon Musk on Mars, deadlines and 'Battlestar Galactica'
Chicago Daily Herald
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Elon Musk founded SpaceX in 2002 with the goal of colonizing Mars. And for months he'd been saying he would finally provide details of his plans at the International Astronautical Congress here. In an event that had the feel of ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Q&A: Mafia III game designers on sticking to the plot in an open world
Chicago Daily Herald
Crafting a story has always been tricky in the video game world. And it's only been getting harder. Many of gaming's biggest blockbusters have touted their "open world" environments -- worlds that let players run down roads less traveled with more side ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Could software updates replace recalls in cars of the future?
Chicago Daily Herald
About 34 million U.S. drivers have gotten bad news in the mail: Their car has been recalled because the air bags might explode. Only a small fraction of them have responded to that or to a massive federal campaign begging them to head down to the ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Author events: Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn signs her book at Naperville's Anderson's
Chicago Daily Herald
... • Caldecott honoree Aaron Becker signs copies of his book "Return" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. For a place in the signing line, purchase a copy of the book from Anderson's in Naperville.

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Weekend picks: Troubadourium packs Mackey's with acoustic, rock
Chicago Daily Herald
Share An Acoustic Evening with John Hiatt this weekend when the famed singer-songwriter performs at Elgin Community College's Blizzard Theatre, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, $48-$53 (sold out), (847) 622-0300 or elgin.edu/arts; then at College of DuPage's ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
White House trip helps USOC make strides on diversity
Chicago Daily Herald
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- After watching their athletes pile up medals in Brazil, leaders of the U.S. Olympic team came home and produced results that could resonate every bit as loudly. Among the U.S. Olympic Committee's achievements over the past ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Mi Jung Hur birdies 18th to take LPGA Tour lead in China
Chicago Daily Herald
BEIJING -- Mi Jung Hur birdied the par-5 18th hole for a 6-under 67 and a one-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson on Saturday in the Reignwood LPGA Classic. Hur was 5 under on the back nine to reach 20-under 199 at Reignwood Pine Valley in the Asian ...

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Oct 1, 2016
California opens pathway for cars that lack steering wheel
Chicago Daily Herald
Elgin High honors 39 notable alumni. A Nobel Prize-winning chemist, other distinguished scientists, actors and journalists are among 39 Elgin High School graduates inducted Thursday into the school's Alumni Hall of Fame. Purdue's student-parents face ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Williams has 5 TDs; Almond's FG lifts BYU over Toledo 55-53
Chicago Daily Herald
PROVO, Utah -- Jamaal Williams ran for a program record five touchdowns and a career-high 286 yards, and Rhett Almond chipped in a 19-yard field goal as time expired to lift BYU over Toledo 55-53 on Friday night. There were eight lead changes in the ...

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Oct 1, 2016
Chicago Tribune
New law requires county board members track hours to qualify for pension
Chicago Tribune
Kane County Assistant Finance Director Erica Waggoner explains a new time sheet to county board member Deb Allan and T.R. Smith at a recent Finance and Budget Committee meeting. (Gloria Casas / The Courier-News). Gloria CasasElgin Courier-News.

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