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Mar 23, 2017
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Speak out: Aurora mayoral hopefuls both 'highly qualified candidates'
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Big mistake. Look what Elgin did in the 1960s when they put all that affordable housing in. The only good thing about the project is it will put some tradespeople to work. Once that's done, it's downhill all the way. When apartments age, people don't ...

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Mar 23, 2017
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Limo driver pleads guilty in I-90 fatal crash near Elgin
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The eastbound limousine, owned by Edgerton, Wisconsin-based Lyons Limousine, LLC, was carrying six passengers when it collided with a crash attenuator near Elgin and flipped onto its roof, killing 53-year-old Terri E. Schmidt of Monona, Wisconsin, the ...

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Mar 23, 2017
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Barrington School District 220, six others reject proposed TIF district in Hoffman Estates
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Along with District 220, officials with Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300, the Barrington Area Library, Barrington Township, Barrington Hills Park District, Elgin Community College and Harper College twice voted against the proposal ...

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Mar 23, 2017
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2017 Chicago Tribune girls basketball All-State: First team
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Team highlights: 31-2, undefeated Western Big 6 champions, lost to Edwardsville in a Class 4A sectional final. Individual highlights: Ms. Basketball of Illinois; Class 4A AP first-team All-State; 20.6 points, 9.8 rebounds, 3.2 steals, 3.1 steals per game.

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Mar 23, 2017
Community calendar
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It showcases the history of Elgin, Illinois' black community from 1862 when 110 freed slaves traveled in two boxcars and made a three block area of Elgin their home. 9 a.m. Monday-Friday, North Chicago Public Library, 2100 Argonne Drive, North Chicago, ...

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Mar 23, 2017
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Pioneer Press baseball preview: Small private schools
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Record: 12-13; lost to Elgin Academy in Class 1A regional semifinal. Key returners: Sr. P/3B Connor Watrous, Jr. P/CF Peter Miles, Sr. SS Andrew Potter. At the plate: Potter has made the Independent School League all-conference team three years in a row.

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Mar 23, 2017
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Cops: Police break up fight, Elgin woman charged
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Elgin police were called to the area of Liberty and Franklin streets at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday for the report of a fight in which one person was arrested, Elgin police said. According to police reports, officers were called for a fight involving 20 to ...

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Mar 23, 2017
West Suburban Local Scoreboard for Thursday, March 23
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Elgin at Woodstock, 4:30 p.m.. Hinckley-Big Rock at Plano, 4:30 p.m.. Huntley at St. Viator, 4:30 p.m.. Indian Creek at Ottawa Marquette, 4:30 p.m.. Johnsburg at Westminster Christian, 4:30 p.m.. Kaneland at Burlington Central, 4:30 p.m.. Larkin at St ...

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Mar 22, 2017
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Island Lake man charged with DUI after crash in Elgin
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A man whose car collided with the back of a semi at North State Street and Tollgate Road early Wednesday morning was found to have a blood alcohol content of .296, according to Elgin police. Thomas J. Mistretta, 32, of Island Lake, was charged with ...

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Mar 22, 2017
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Cops: Man charged with arson, burglary to cars in Elgin
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A man who told police watching vehicles burn was on his "bucket list" has been charged with arson and burglary, according to Elgin police. Alfredo Leynes-Valdes, 23, homeless of Elgin, was charged with class 2 felony counts of arson and burglary and a ...

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