Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper both owned and published by Paddock Publications, Inc. First published in 1872, the Daily Herald is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill.The third largest newspaper in Illinois, the Daily Herald serves an area of about 1,300 square miles that includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The largest suburban newspaper in the Chicago area, the Daily Herald covers local and national news, as well as neighborhood and community events in the more than 90 communities it serves. Family owned and operated by the Paddocks for four generations, the Daily Herald started expanding in the late 1960s, growing from a weekly paper to five days a week and, finally, daily in 1981. It expanded its coverage area in the late 1980s and since 2000 has experiencd a growth in circulation of almost 20 percent in the suburban Chicago market. In 2010, the Daily Herald received a total of seven awards from the Inland Press Association's national journalism competition. Three of the awards were first place prizes in the areas of community leadership, explanatory journalism in the large-newspaper category (circulation over 75,000), and sports photography. In 2002, reporter Rukmini Callimachi was a finalist for the AP Managing Editors (APME) International Perspective Awards for a story and photographs that told about the lives of area immigrants through their own words. John Lampinen is Senior Vice President/Editor and Daniel E. Baumann is the Publisher.

Articles from August 8, 2010

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43,000 Items Checked out in July
Byline: Russell Lissau rlissau@dailyherald.com As Vernon Hills resident Soon Jung Park and her 3-year-old daughter, Joanna, play with an alphabet puzzle inside Vernon Hills' Aspen Drive Library, the afternoon sun fills the children's department...
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AComer Para Vivir O Vivir Para Comer?
Byline: Por Melinda Beck Imagine la tpica fiesta de cumplea[+ or -]os en la oficina. Es despus del almuerzo, as que todos est[sz]n llenos. En ese momento, llega un delicioso pastel de chocolate. Ver, oler e incluso or la palabra "pastel" puede estimular...
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Afghan Man Uses Venom to Treat Diseases
Byline: Rahim Faiez Associated Press CHARAKAR, Afghanistan -- The hundreds of patients who flock to Mohammad Sherzad's homeopathic clinic in northern Afghanistan are greeted with a glass case of snakes and a covered glass dish of scorpions. For...
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A Mortgage Default Harms Your Credit for a Number of Years
Q. In layman's terms, can someone explain the repercussions of walking away from my present mortgage? It is higher than my home is worth and the banks don't help. Therefore, since the government keeps on bailing them out, I want to walk away. A....
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Anderson, Idonije like Their Chances Opposite Peppers
Byline: Bob LeGere rlegere@dailyherald.com BOURBONNAIS -- Whether it's Mark Anderson or Israel Idonije or, more likely, some combination of the two playing on the opposite end from Julius Peppers in the Bears' defense, there will be many chances...
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Antioch Turns out for Hurt Veteran
Byline: Tony Gordon tgordon@dailyherald.com Some of Cpl. John Peck's best friends are people he has never met. The U.S. Marine, recovering from a devastating explosion in Afghanistan, received a rousing show of support Saturday in his hometown...
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A Nuclear Vietnam
Byline: Foster Klug Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has told U.S. lawmakers that a nuclear cooperation deal with Vietnam is unlikely to include a coveted promise by the Hanoi government not to enrich uranium, congressional...
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A Tax Reform That's Unfair to Seniors
Some laws are well thought out and fairly address an issue facing taxpayers; others seem to make things worse. Legislation that Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law last week changing requirements for the senior property tax exemption falls into that...
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Ayudando a Los Ni[+ or -]Os a Crecer Los Quiere Saludables En Mente Y Cuerpo Estos Son Los Fundamentos Para la Buena Salud Mental De Un Ni[+ or -]O:
(Mental Health America) Es f[sz]cil para los padres identificar las necesidades fsicas de un ni[+ or -]o -- comidas nutritivas y balanceadas; techo y cobija adecuados; descanso suficiente y actividad fsica; inmunizaciones; y un ambiente saludable...
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Basra Blasts Kill at Least 20
Byline: Sameer N. Yacoub Associated Press BAGHDAD -- Explosions killed at least 20 people and wounded as many as 100 Saturday night at a downtown market in Iraq's second-largest city, a senior official said, coming at the end of a violent day that...
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BlackBerry Capitulates
Byline: Abdullah Al-Shihri Associated Press RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- A preliminary agreement between the maker of the popular BlackBerry smart phone and the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which government officials say grants them some access to users'...
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Blue Jays Bomb Rays with 8 Homers; Yankees, Twins Notch Wins
Byline: Associated Press A group of fans wearing blue wigs decided against K signs for each home strikeout at Rogers Centre, opting for HR placards for each Toronto drive instead. They got plenty of work Saturday. The Blue Jays became the...
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Bulls Right Up There with the Best
Byline: Mike McGraw mmcgraw@dailyherald.com The NBA experienced drastic, sometimes shocking, roster changes this summer. Now that the shuffling has settled down, the next step is to figure out where things stand for next season, particularly...
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Busch vs. Johnson: Part IV?
Byline: John Kekis AP Sports Writer WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Kurt Busch and Jimmie Johnson just can't seem to stay out of each other's way on the racetrack. Ever since Busch chanted "anyone but the 48" after Johnson drove his Hendrick Motorsports...
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Busy Night for Winning White Sox
Byline: Scot Gregor sgregor@dailyherald.com The White Sox rallied from a 2-0 deficit and beat the Orioles 4-2 at Camden Yards on Saturday night. That's the big news, and the victory over a Baltimore team with the worst record (36-74) in baseball...
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Cancer Center's Healing Touch
Byline: Robert Sanchez bsanchez@dailyherald.com Battling cancer is difficult enough without forcing patients to travel to multiple locations to get the services they need. That belief is what inspired Marianne Huml to join the Central DuPage...
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Chemical Mystery
Byline: Lindsey Layton The Washington Post WASHINGTON -- This summer, when Kellogg recalled 28 million boxes of Froot Loops, Apple Jacks, Corn Pops and Honey Smacks, the company blamed elevated levels of a chemical in the packaging. Dozens of...
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Chicago
Byline: Jacky Runice Daily Herald Correspondent Chicago Konnichiwa in Old Town From anime to Zen, with tons of sushi in between, Americans have embraced Japanese culture like jolly sumo wrestlers. Get a better sense of the rich history and...
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Cmo Mantenerse Saludable En El Campus
(Scripps Howard News Service) As que su hijo est[sz] a punto de irse a la universidad, y usted est[sz] preocupada sobre los h[sz]bitos que el desarrolle una vez que comience a vivir solo. Los atracones de pizza de medianoche, fiestas de fraternidades,...
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College Textbook Relief on the Way?
Byline: Eric Gorski Associated Press On Friday afternoons between work and rugby practice, Brittany Wolfe would rush to the campus library hoping copies of her advanced algebra textbook had not all been checked out by like-minded classmates. ...
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ComEd Phases out Plots Lights out for Gardens
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy mkrishnamurthy@dailyherald.com For years, Harshad Patel has cultivated two plots in the Des Plaines community garden, growing a variety of beans used in traditional Indian cooking. The 73-year-old retired Mount Prospect...
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Commissioner Tells Colts They Can Expect Super Bowl in Indy
Byline: Associated Press Colts players liked what NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told them about the 2012 Super Bowl -- he expects it to be played as planned in Indianapolis. As for other discussion topics, well, let's just say there's plenty...
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Consejos Para Lidiar Con Comensales Quisquillosos
(Asociacin Americana del Corazn) Alrededor de 1 de cada 3 ni[+ or -]os y jvenes de entre 2 y 19 a[+ or -]os en EEUU ya tienen sobrepeso u obesidad. Los ni[+ or -]os con sobrepeso tienen m[sz]s probabilidades de convertirse en adultos con sobrepeso....
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Cuidado Con El Plomo
WASHINGTON -- (ConCienciaNews) En un reciente artculo publicado en The Washington Post, se hizo referencia a un estudio de Children's National Medical Center y Virginia Tech, donde se identific un alto nmero de ni[+ or -]os con plomo en la sangre....
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Cuide la Visin De Sus Hijos MEDIODIA DAOINO ESCALA DEL LENTE
(EFE) Los ni[+ or -]os son muy sensibles a los rayos ultravioletas, por lo que es imprescindible tomar medidas para cuidar sus ojos, advierte la Asociacin Europea de Gafas de Sol (ESA). Los adultos debemos tener en cuenta que las gafas no son...
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Data for Diets at the Supermarket
A new nutritional-scoring system being tested at Kroger Co. grocery stores in Kentucky ranks thousands of foods on a scale of 1 (low in nutrition) to 100 (really healthy). The results are posted next to items on the grocer's shelf. Other chains,...
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Decisiones Realistas
Byline: Por Jamie Sotonoff Para Reflejos Todos sabemos que el brcoli es m[sz]s saludable que una hamburguesa. Pero en el mundo real, a menudo estamos forzados a escoger entre el menor de dos males. ATiras de pollo o hamburguesas con queso? ACaptain...
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Discriminacin Escolar
California. (ConCienciaNews) Los ni[+ or -]os que sufren discriminacin en sus centros educativos podran desarrollar problemas de salud emocional y los mdicos aseguran que los padres deben estar atentos a las dificultades que pueden presentar durante...
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Down under in Brooklyn
Byline: Beth J. Harpaz Associated Press NEW YORK -- Four centuries in 30 minutes. That's what tourists get in trendy DUMBO. The history of this offbeat Brooklyn neighborhood includes Dutch settlers, George Washington, Walt Whitman, the Brooklyn...
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Drama at Every Turn in Elgin 'Walkabout' Uses the City as Its Stage
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins ladkins@dailyherald.com There was a whole lot of drama in downtown Elgin Saturday afternoon. The Elgin Cultural Arts Commission held its third annual "Walkabout: Theater on your Feet," a 90-minute tour that took walkers...
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Ruth M. DuMoulin of Hampshire A Mass of Christian Burial for Ruth M. DuMoulin, 89, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 297 E. Jefferson St., Hampshire, with Fr. Joseph Nicolosi officiating. Burial...
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DuPage Collegians
* A number of local students graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May. Bartlett: Stephanie Mary Bergren, bachelor's, biology; Anna Marie Wachtel, bachelor's, communicative disorders Carol Stream: Amy Katherine Wasserman, bachelor's,...
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'Dutch Woman' Artist More Popular in Scotland
Q. I wonder if you have an opinion on the value of this painting by John Patrick Downie. Titled "Dutch Woman," it is signed by the artist and dated 1896. A. A Scottish painter who worked in both watercolor and oil, John Patrick Downie (1871-1945)...
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Eating to Live or Living to Eat?
Scientists are using sophisticated brain-imaging technology to understand how the lure of delicious food can overwhelm the body's built-in mechanism to regulate hunger and fullness. Obese people react much more hedonistically to sweet, fat-laden...
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Eleven Men Arrested in Prostitution Sting
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins ladkins@dailyherald.com Eleven men were arrested Friday night in Elgin during a reverse prostitution sting staged by police officers in the city's downtown. As part of the three-hour undercover operation in the National...
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El Pozo De Petrleo M[beta]s Importante En la Historia Se Ubic En Una Granja En El N
El pozo de petrleo m[sz]s importante en la historia se ubic en una granja en el noroeste de Pensilvania en 1859. [ETH]ste fue el primer pozo que se perfor exitosamente con el propsito especfico de encontrar petrleo. Conocido como el pozo Drake -- en...
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Enjoy Tastings, Music at Fine Art & Wine Festival Your News
Byline: Submitted by Kelley Happ, Long Grove Business & Community Partners The Grove Fine Art & Wine Festival be held Saturday, Aug. 14, and Sunday, Aug. 15, in a new venue in Long Grove Historic Village. This year the 22nd annual Art...
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Ethics Trials May Help, Not Hurt, the Democrats
Democrats will "drain the swamp of Washington" if they win control of the House. So promised California Rep. Nancy Pelosi before the 2006 election that led to her becoming Speaker of the House. Now that two Democratic reps have been charged with...
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Europe, Asia Fight Widespread Flooding
Byline: Associated Press SUKKUR, Pakistan -- Authorities evacuated thousands of Pakistanis living along expanding rivers on Saturday as forecasts predicted even more heavy rain could deepen the country's flood crisis. As the prime minister appealed...
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Fairs & Fests
Barrington Cruise Night, Barrington Harris Bank parking lot, 201 S. Grove Ave., Barrington: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12. Classic cars, music, local food, ice cream and giveaways. Free admission. (847) 304-3479. Bristol Renaissance Faire, 12550 120th...
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Fence Post
Wheaton council OK with history demise Our city of Wheaton has had a remarkable history. It would be unforgivable to let this history fade away without proper recordation. Yet the majority of members in our city council seem unwilling to save...
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Fence Post
Prevent thefts by switching materials Thanks for the heads up on the theft of copper: pipe, gutters, roofing, et al. It's time for villages, towns and cities -- and plumbing unions -- to alter their building codes to accommodate PEX flexible...
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Fence Post
We must reclaim balance of power Our Founding Fathers in their infinite wisdom set up our Democratic Republic in a manner that allows a division of powers. That's why there are three branches of government -- the courts, the Congress and the...
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Flex Pipe Failures Indicate Loose Block
Q: I wrote to you several months ago about the short in my son's 2000 933 Saab. That problem has finally been fixed after several stabs in the dark. We now have another problem with repeated exhaust flex pipe failures. He has had it repaired multiple...
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Flowers Spice Up Flavor, Appearance of Salads, Entrees
If you'd like to spice up your salads or garnish an entree with edible flowers, you're in luck if you grow your own. You can make certain that flowers from your own garden are free of pesticides, unlike flowers from florists or garden centers or...
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Freebie
Freebie Long Grove Great Tastes Fine Arts Fest Purchase fine art from more than 90 juried artists at the annual Long Grove Great Tastes Fine Arts Fest. See works in watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, glass, photography...
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From a Hotel to a Fixture in Golf
Byline: Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Herb Kohler still isn't sure how a stack of suggestion slips wound up on his desk, or what possessed an employee from the accounting office at his Kohler Company to put them there. ...
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Fungus Causes Crabapple Tree to Lose Leaves
Q. I have a flowering crabapple tree that is losing leaves. All during the spring the tree flowered and was beautiful. Now, the leaves turn yellow then fall. I've watered and fed regularly with tree food stakes. The dead leaves sometimes have black...
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Give PMI Shoppers the Freedom to Choose
Last week, I indicated that most mortgage borrowers who need private mortgage insurance are not aware that they have options in the kind of premium plan they select. Almost all are directed into monthly premium plans. Yet for many borrowers, the total...
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Gladioli Are Showy in the Garden or in a Vase
Byline: Tim Johnson Chicago Botanic Garden The gladiolus produces a large, showy flower spike that lasts for several days whether in the garden or in a vase. To get the most out of a bloom for decoration inside, cut when the lowest blossoms have...
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Guillen Sheds No Tears over Losing Delgado
Byline: Scot Gregor sgregor@dailyherald.com Carlos Delgado joined the Sox on Saturday, but it wasn't the White Sox. The 38-year-old power hitter signed a minor-league contract with the Boston Red Sox and will try to get himself back in playing...
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'Hairspray' on Stage at Cutting Hall Local Arts & Entertainment Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Includes plays, films, festivals, art exhibits and receptions, concerts, dance shows and more. Deadline is two weeks before event. 'Hairspray': 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, to Saturday, Aug. 15; Cutting Hall, 150 E. Wood...
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Gerald F. Hawthorne of Wheaton The family of Gerald F. Hawthorne invites friends to visit with them from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, at College Church, 332 E. Seminary Ave., Wheaton. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. Born Aug. 16, 1925,...
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Head of the Class
Byline: Barry Wilner AP Football Writer CANTON, Ohio -- Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith can stop the chase now. Linked as the NFL's leading receiver and rusher, two of the greatest players football has seen entered the Hall of Fame on Saturday night....
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Here We Are Againa at Crunch Time
The Big Ten conducted its annual football kickoff meetings last week, 26,371 fans attended a Bears practice Friday night in Soldier Field, and high school teams are preparing to report for duty. King football is back, from coast to coast and broken...
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Higiene Dental
Byline: Por Katie Park kpark@reflejos.com Mientras trata de mantener a sus hijos saludables, no se olvide de una parte importante de sus cuerpos -- sus dientes. Los latinos tienen un 40 por ciento m[sz]s de probabilidad que los blancos de pasar...
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Home Free? Nope -- Leaving the Scene of an Accident Just Opens You Up to More Charges, No Matter the Circumstance
Byline: Barbara Vitello Legal Affairs Writer bvitello@dailyherald.com -CLMN- There's no place like home. After an unsettling incident, home can mean sanctuary -- a safe haven to which people return. It's where a DuPage County Circuit Court...
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Hosanna Lutheran Dedicated to Helping 'The Lost and the Least'
There was no doubt in Jan Sternberg's mind that some children of less fortunate families, particularly those of single mothers, were coming back to school without the necessary school supplies. In addition, they often lacked enough good clothing...
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Hydrangeas Are in the Pink ... and Blue, Too
Byline: Diana Stoll The Planter's Palette Hydrangeas are all the rage in the gardening world. Plant breeders are hard at work bringing us new varieties; and we are eager to try their latest, greatest creations. Here's a sampling of hydrangeas...
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iCuide Los Huesos De Sus Hijos! UN TEJIDO ALTAMENTE MINERALIZADO -BYLN-
(EFE) Conseguir un esqueleto sano y fuerte es un reto que comienza en la infancia, cuando el organismo est[sz] en plena formacin y adquiere su mayor pico de masa sea. No hay que esperar a que aparezcan los problemas en la adultez, cuando suele ser...
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In Arizona, Taking a Step Back in Time
Normally, when I write from the road, I'm careful not to forget my pens, notepads and laptop. But this time, as a Mexican-American heading to Arizona, I made sure I also had my passport. Just in case. Even though U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton...
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Insurance Regulators Want More Oversight
Byline: Associated Press Illinois regulators will ask lawmakers for the authority to approve or deny health insurance rate increases, saying residents need protection from skyrocketing costs that aren't justified. Currently there is nothing the...
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Interior Designers Brighten Rooms at Little Angels
Byline: Deborah Donovan ddonovan@dailyherald.com Mary Jean Adkins is convinced that designers make a difference. Just check out the faces of residents at Little Angels in Elgin whose bedrooms were decorated by members of the Chicago and Suburban...
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Inventor of Cheez Doodles; Puerto Rican Nationalist
Byline: Associated Press Lolita Lebron, a Puerto Rican independence activist who spent 25 years in prison for participating in a gun attack on the U.S. Congress a half-century ago, died Sunday. She was 90. In 1954, she and three other nationalists...
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Is a Nuclear-Free World Possible?
Byline: Charles J. Hanely AP Special Correspondent HIROSHIMA, Japan -- In this place where a fearful age was born one fiery instant 65 years ago, the Flame of Peace still flickers on, awaiting the day when the world is rid of nuclear weapons. ...
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Just 5 Shots Separate 21 Players at Firestone
Byline: Associated Press Ryan Palmer is one of those players who can't walk by a leaderboard without looking. Even with his name at the top, he had to stare at the board a long time to get a feel for what was going on Saturday in the Bridgestone...
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George C. Karalus of Huntley George C. Karalus, 77, formerly of Cary and Arlington Heights, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2010, at home following a lengthy illness with his family by his side. Per George's wishes, his body was cremated. A memorial...
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Keep the Home Fires Burning
After the dress is packed away, the thank you cards sent and the wedding albums completed, many couples are left wondering, "what happens now?" With all the excitement and built up that surrounds a wedding , the realities of daily married life is,...
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Kids Heading to College Mean Changes in Family Vacations
Byline: Beth J. Harpaz Associated Press NEW YORK -- My eldest son, who's heading off to college in the fall, recently informed me that he plans to spend just a few days with us this year on our annual summer vacation. "But it's our last vacation...
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Kunze-4226120
Walter E. Kunze Jr. of Arlington Heights Memorial visitation for Walter E. Kunze Jr. will be from 10 a.m. until the time of memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 13, at the Lutheran Home and Services, 800 W. Oakton, Arlington Heights. Burial will...
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La Preocupacin Por la Imagen Corporal Esto Se Ha Convertido En El Nuevo Gran Miedo De la Ni[+ or -]Ez
Byline: Por Janice Youngwith Para Reflejos Los adolescentes y pre-adolescentes desde siempre han sido muy vulnerables a im[sz]genes idealizadas de la forma corporal y a los conceptos culturales de cmo deberan uno verse. Pero los problemas de...
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Las Nuevas Trampas De Las Tarjetas De Crdito
Byline: Por Jessica Silver-Greenberg La nueva Oficina de Proteccin Financiera al Consumidor podra tenerlo dfcil para mantenerse por delante de la industria de tarjetas de crdito. Una de las metas de la Ley de Responsabilidad y Transparencia de...
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Ledder-4226172
Edward J. "Ted" Ledder Edward J. "Ted" Ledder, a longtime leader of the Chicago business community, died at his home in Fredericksburg, Texas. He was 93. Born Aug. 3, 1917, in Chicago, Ledder graduated from the University of Chicago and its graduate...
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Dean Lee of Mount Prospect for 52 years Services for Harold Dean Lee, 89, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 200 S. Wille St., Mount Prospect, where there will be a visitation at 10 a.m. until the time of the service....
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Lesson from Kenya A Smile's Still Worth $1 Million
Byline: Melissa Bachler Special to the Daily Herald I've been warned to be careful while (or, as I've learned from my new British friends, whilst) in Africa. I've been warned to watch for pickpockets, to watch for people trying to charge me more...
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Local Arts & Entertainment Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Includes plays, films, festivals, art exhibits and receptions, concerts, dance shows and more. Deadline is two weeks before event. The Sensations: 6-7:30 p.m. today, Community Park on Old McHenry Road, Hawthorn Woods. Free '50s, '60s and '70s Top...
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Los Nuevos Acosadores AQu Es la Intimidacin? Detectando a Los Agresores. Acosadores Tcnicos
Byline: Por Janice Youngwith Para Reflejos Los agresores de patios de recreo y sus travesuras de tipos duros han evolucionado. "La intimidacin es una epidemia y su alcance es horripilante", dice Sharon Beck, terapeuta de casos de salud mental...
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Los Peligros De Dormir Poco
WASHINGTON -- (ConCienciaNews) Segn un reciente estudio en la revista Journal of Clinic Sleep Medicine, el dormir poco o tener problemas al dormir podra traer graves consecuencias como accidentes en las carreteras. Los resultados del estudio...
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Arlene Kay Marshall longtime resident of St. Charles A visitation for Arlene Kay Marshall, 68, will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 307 Cedar Ave.,...
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Master Gardeners Get Back to Community Gardening Roots
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent A bumper crop of zucchini squash came up last month in one of the community garden plots in Glen Ellyn, leaving onlookers somewhat behind the 8-ball. Indeed, these small and perfectly round vegetables,...
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Metra Watchdog, Truck Tickets, Hot-Weather Warnings
State Sen. Susan Garrett is on a mission to persuade Metra to institute an independent inspector general instead of one hired by the agency's board of directors. Her involvement comes after Metra was rocked by a financial scandal involving Executive...
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'Mind Your Own Business' Rule Suspended for Mothers
Q. Well, now I am in trouble. My husband says that even Miss Manners says that I am incorrect. I am a wife and a mother. I feel that it is a duty of a mother to teach her children the use of proper manners. That is why I have diligently set out...
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More Bad Luck for Mechanic
Byline: Deborah Donovan and Lenore Adkins ddonovan@dailyherald.com ladkins@dailyherald.com For the 10th time, a car has failed to navigate a curve along Route 72 in East Dundee and plowed into cars parked overnight at Dundee Automotive, owner Randy...
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More Bad Luck for Mechanic; 10th Crash at Auto Shop
Byline: Deborah Donovan and Lenore Adkins ddonovan@dailyherald.com ladkins@dailyherald.com For the 10th time, a car has failed to navigate a curve along Route 72 in East Dundee and plowed into cars parked overnight at Dundee Automotive, owner Randy...
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More Bad Luck for Mechanic; 10th Crash at His Car Shop
Byline: Deborah Donovan and Lenore Adkins ddonovan@dailyherald.com ladkins@dailyherald.com For the 10th time, a car has failed to navigate a curve along Route 72 in East Dundee and plowed into cars parked overnight at Dundee Automotive, owner Randy...
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Muscle Massive a Winner
Byline: Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The stretch drive of the $1.5 million Hambletonian for 3-year-old trotters unfolded in slow motion for winning trainer Jimmy Takter. It only took Muscle Massive 28 2/5 seconds to edge past Lucky...
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My Space
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Your recent high school graduate is about to leave home and go away to college. He or she will be living under a different roof for a significant portion of the year and will need to transform a sterile...
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National Spotlight on Fire Tonight
Byline: Orrin Schwarz oschwarz@dailyherald.com It's the kind of marquee matchup that sells out stadiums, draws bigger-than-usual TV ratings and helps leagues draw valuable attention in busy media markets. In other words, it's not a bad way for...
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New Cancer Center Guided by Patient Input
Byline: Robert Sanchez bsanchez@dailyherald.com Battling cancer is difficult enough without forcing patients to travel to multiple locations to get the services they need. That belief is what inspired Marianne Huml to join the Central DuPage...
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No Charges at This Time
Byline: Lenore Adkins and Deborah Donovan ladkins@dailyherald.com ddonovan@dailyherald.com No charges will be filed at this time in the death of a St. Charles woman who was struck and killed Friday morning by a dump truck as she pushed her bicycle...
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'One of Those Lucky Shots'
Byline: Jessica Cilella jcilella@dailyherald.com Although her interest in photography began three years ago, Angela Cichosz never shot a successful night photo until this summer. As the sun was setting over a carnival in her village June 24,...
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Pamper Your Pets Disney Style
Byline: Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Pluto never had it so good: The next major attraction to open at Walt Disney World won't be for the kids -- it will be for the dogs. Best Friends Pet Resort, scheduled to open Friday, Aug. 27,...
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Para Atraer M[beta]s Consumidores, Los Minoristas Dan Consejos De Nutricin
Byline: Por Timothy W. Martin e Ilan Brat Myra Vanderpool llevaba a[+ or -]os comprando el pan integral de marca propia de su supermercado local. Hace unos meses, cambi de marca. Su decisin fue motivada por un nuevo sistema de puntaje nutricional...
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Prepare Su Propia Compota Para Beb
(Tribune Media Services) Muchos padres est[sz]n preparando sus propias papillas en un esfuerzo por llevar a sus bebs en el camino saludable y correcto. Contrario a lo que se cree, el preparar sus propias papillas puede ser m[sz]s f[sz]cil de lo...
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Prep[beta]rese Ahora
Washington -- (American College of Emergency Physicians) Unos 55 millones de alumnos en todo el pas, desde preescolares hasta el grado 12, regresan a los salones dentro de unas semanas. "Los padres necesitan seguir pasos importantes ahora para...
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Prostitution Sting Nets 11
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins ladkins@dailyherald.com Eleven men were arrested Friday night in Elgin during a reverse prostitution sting staged by police officers in the city's downtown. As part of the three-hour undercover operation in the National...
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Proton Center on Track for November Opening
Byline: Robert Sanchez bsanchez@dailyherald.com The first proton therapy center in Illinois is expected to start treating cancer patients months ahead of schedule. Officials with Central DuPage Hospital and ProCure Treatment Centers say they...
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Proud Papa Cheers Chung to Victory
Byline: Joe Aguilar jaguilar@dailyherald.com Chris Chung packed his bags and waited at an airport. Several states away, his son David packed his "A" game, to reference a fellow Stanford product who's good at golf, and waited all week to accomplish...
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* Rosie O'Donnell Is Returning to Daytime TV with a Talk Show on Oprah Winfrey's
* Rosie O'Donnell is returning to daytime TV with a talk show on Oprah Winfrey's new network. Winfrey announced the show Thursday, calling O'Donnell a true original who brings passion to everything she does. The OWN network says viewers can expect...
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Scary Moment, but Castro Escapes a Serious Injury
Byline: Mike Spellman mspellman@dailyherald.com If a Cubs fan's hair didn't stand on end a little in the ninth inning, then it was time to check for a pulse. That's when when Reds reliever Francisco Cordero drilled rookie Starlin Castro with...
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