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 September 25, 2012

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2 Million Dogs Events Support Cancer Fight in Humans, Canines
Byline: Submitted by 2 Million Dogs Local dog lovers, in partnership with 2 Million Dogs, a national nonprofit organization working to support comparative oncology and educate the public about the common links between cancer in humans and companion...
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After Summer of Brown Grass, Fall Gives Us Great Pumpkins
A summer of record heat and the worst drought in half a century wiped out some Illinois cornfields. Suburban lawns were so brown and dry, it hurt to walk barefoot. The dry, hot weather messed with gardeners, who got sunburned by the same unrelenting...
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AL Pitching Comparison
AL pitching comparison 2012 TEAM (2012 VS OPP) (LAST 3 STARTS) PITCHERS LINE W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA W-L IP ERA HWG Cleveland Kluber (r) 1-4 5.36 2-8 No record 0-1 14.2 ...
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AL Standings
AL standings East W L Pct GB New York 89 64 .582 -- Baltimore 88 66 .571 1 1/2 Tampa Bay 83 70 .542 6 Boston 69 85 .448 20 1/2 Toronto 67 86 .438 22 Central...
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AP Sportlight
AP Sportlight Sept. 25 1866 -- Jerome Park, named for its founder Leonard W. Jerome, opens in the Bronx in New York. Jerome, seeking to emulate the British racing system, also establishes the American Jockey Club, precursor to the present Jockey...
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A War of Words? French Winemakers Won't Share Words 'Chateau,' 'Clos' with U.S. Counterparts
Byline: Associated Press Associated Press BRUSSELS -- Drinking a Bordeaux wine from a "chateau" is as French as swigging Kentucky bourbon is American. But now tempers are flaring across the vineyards of France. The United States wants to sell...
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Bank Fees Further Erode Free Checking Accounts
Byline: Associated Press Truly free checking accounts are becoming rarer as banks add more fees to boost their profits. Only 39 percent of non-interest checking accounts are free to all customers, according to survey results released Monday by...
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Barron's Slam Cuts Facebook
Byline: Associated Press Associated Press NEW YORK -- Facebook Inc.'s stock took a hit Monday after an article in the financial magazine Barron's said it is "still too pricey" despite a sharp decline since its initial public offering. Though...
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Bartlett's Whitaker Makes Commitment to UIC
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com Bartlett guard Lance Whitaker will enter his senior basketball season with his college commitment already sewn up. A 17-year-old Bartlett resident who missed his junior season due to a torn...
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Bartlett's Whitaker Verbals to University of Illinois-Chicago
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick jfitzpatrick@dailyherald.com Bartlett guard Lance Whitaker will enter his senior basketball season with his college commitment already sewn up. A 17-year-old Bartlett resident who missed his junior season due to a torn...
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Books and Enrichment
Events related to books and events that enrich your mind, such as lectures, classes, book signings, book club events, writers' group events, forums and discussions. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Arlington Heights Book Club: 11:30 a.m....
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Books and Enrichment
Events related to books and events that enrich your mind, such as lectures, classes, book signings, book club events, writers' group events, forums and discussions. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Arlington Heights Book Club: 11:30 a.m....
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Books and Enrichment Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Events related to books and events that enrich your mind, such as lectures, classes, book signings, book club events, writers' group events, forums and discussions. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Open story times: 6:30-7 p.m. Tuesday,...
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Books and Enrichment Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com
Events related to books and those that enrich your mind, such as book signings and sales, book clubs and writers' groups, lectures, classes and discussions. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Lecture series: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, Wildwood...
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Boys Golf
Boys golf Plainfield East 155, Aurora Central Catholic 171 at Carillon today ACC: Sean Harreld 42, Christian Latham 42, Pat Marcoux 43, Zach Baker and Brian Hinterlong 44 Girls volleyball Somonauk d. Mooseheart, 25-11, 25-6 Burlington...
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Campaigns Pause for Yom Kippur
Byline: Melissa Silverberg and Madhu Krishnamurthy msilverberg@dailyherald.com mkrisnamurthy@dailyherald.com As thousands of suburban Jews prepare to observe Yom Kippur -- the holiest days on the Hebrew calendar -- many Jewish political candidates...
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Candidate Disputes Claims of Mailer
Byline: Eric Peterson epeterson@dailyherald.com A new mailer backing Democratic state Rep. Michelle Mussman's re-election says Republican opponent John Lawson will continue to work two other taxpayer-funded jobs if elected, contrary to what he declared...
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Carpentersville Trustee Quitting
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins ladkins@dailyherald.com Carpentersville Trustee Doug Marks, a man known for watching the budget like a hawk and for publicly sparring with other officials, has announced his intent to resign from the village board, effective...
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'Chicago Fire' Role Meaningful to Naperville Actor
He's not the kind of celebrity TMZ follows around or who winds up on magazine covers. David Eigenberg says he's just a regular guy -- something that might have helped the Naperville native land a co-starring role in the new series, [URL]"Chicago...
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Clinic Idea Needs Open Discussion
It's not unusual for new ideas to be pumped up and criticized even before important details fall into place. It happens all the time. And such is the case with a proposal to establish a health clinic at Round Lake High School that would offer services...
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Clinton Urges Muslim 'Dignity'
Byline: Associated Press NEW YORK -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appealed Monday to Muslims to show "dignity" and not resort to violence as they protest an anti-Islam film produced in the United States. Speaking at her husband's...
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Closing Arguments near in U-46 Lawsuit
Byline: Larissa Chinwah lchinwah@dailyherald.com A federal bias lawsuit alleging Elgin Area School District U-46 discriminated against Hispanic and black students when it revised attendance boundaries before the 2004-05 school year is closer to...
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Cowboys and Bears Have Much in Common
Two of the biggest brands in the NFL will be teeing it up Monday night. The Monsters of the Midway, the Chicago Bears, against Jerry's kids and America's team, the Dallas Cowboys. The more I think about this matchup, the more I see how these...
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Cronin: DuPage County Pursuing Tough Measures
Byline: Justin Kmitch jkmitch@dailyherald.com Citing a proposed budget that is $8 million less than last year, a workforce with 40 fewer positions than two years ago and other cost-saving measures, Chairman Dan Cronin says DuPage County is thriving...
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Cronin Says DuPage County Pursuing Tough Measures
Byline: Justin Kmitch jkmitch@dailyherald.com Citing a proposed budget that is $8 million less than last year, a workforce with 40 fewer positions than two years ago and other cost-saving measures, Chairman Dan Cronin says DuPage County is thriving...
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Deal 'A Slap in the Face'?
Byline: Susan Sarkauskas ssarkauskas@dailyherald.com By Susan Sarkauskas ssarkauskas@dailyherald.com Members of the Geneva Education Association again filled a Geneva school board meeting Monday asking for a resolution to a contract stalemate and...
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Despite Disapproval, Someone Will Win
Byline: Associated Press ATLANTA -- Never have American voters re-elected a president whose work they disapprove of as much as Barack Obama's. Not that Mitt Romney can take much comfort -- they've never elected a challenger they view so negatively,...
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Does NFL Not Care Anymore about Dignity?
How perverse it is of me to enjoy the NFL's lockout of game officials. Sorry, but it's always fun to watch the self-righteously self-interested squirm. NFL owners can't be so callous to not be squirming, can they be? They can't be oblivious to...
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DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Man gets life sentence: A Naperville man will spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing two family members sent to live with him after their mother was murdered. Christopher A. Carter, 43, was sentenced Monday to natural life for his August...
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E. Dundee Wants to Replace Infested Trees
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins ladkins@dailyherald.com When it comes to replacing ash trees infested by emerald ash borer, East Dundee leaders are going to see how much they can get for $19,900. Monday night, the village board committee of the whole...
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Elmhurst Mom Gets 20 Years for Drugging Son
Byline: Robert Sanchez bsanchez@dailyherald.com An Elmhurst mother who gave her 7-year-old son a potentially lethal combination of prescription and over-the-counter drugs last year during a bitter divorce from the boy's father has been sentenced...
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Enduring Celebrity
Byline: Lake County Discovery Museum submission The legendary Charles Dickens and his beloved characters Ebenezer Scrooge, Oliver Twist, Tiny Tim and scores of others have proliferated and endured in popular culture, inspiring film, art, TV and...
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Europe's Gloom Sinks U.S. Stocks
Byline: Associated Press Associated Press U.S. stocks meandered sideways Monday as fears about Europe overshadowed recent excitement about central banks' efforts to boost the market. Stocks opened lower, recovered by mid-afternoon to nearly flat...
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Famous First Ladies: 2 P.M. Tuesday, Sept. 25, Ela Area Public Library, 275 Moha
Famous First Ladies: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. Actress Jenny Riddle will portray Mary Todd Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt and Jackie Kennedy. Free, but registration required; call (847) 438-3433,...
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Football
Football Friday's games Upstate Eight (River) Larkin at Batavia, 7:30 p.m. Geneva at St. Charles East, 7:30 p.m. St. Charles North at Streamwood, 7:30 p.m. Upstate Eight (Valley) Neuqua Valley at Metea Valley, 7:30 p.m. South...
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Forester's Legacy Is the Landscape
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald correspondent The village of Arlington Heights' first certified arborist, who helped grow its urban forest from 20,000 to more than 35,000 trees, has died. Erwin J. Page was hired in 1969 by former Village...
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Freshman Yuen 2nd at UEC
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent Ariana Furrie and Jessica Yuen could not decide matters in regulation. The St. Charles North senior and Neuqua Valley freshman entered the Upstate Eight Conference girls golf championship deadlocked...
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Funny, Frenetic and Familial
Byline: Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- In no time, Nat Faxon and Dakota Johnson were tight. That's good, since they star as brother and sister on their new Fox comedy, "Ben and Kate." Ben is a free spirit, a good-cheer gadfly blowing in and...
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Furrie Wins Title in Playoff
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent Ariana Furrie and Jessica Yuen could not decide matters in regulation. The St. Charles North senior and Neuqua Valley freshman entered the Upstate Eight Conference girls golf championship deadlocked...
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Getting Paid to Talk -- Harper Offers Voice Acting
Byline: Submitted by Voice Coaches Everyday, people are told they have a great speaking voice, without ever realizing there's an enormous voice over industry. Today, despite fluctuation in our economy, the profession is experiencing tremendous growth...
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Girls Basketball
Girls basketball Mundelein fundraiser Mundelein High School's girls basketball program will host its annual pancake breakfast Saturday from 7-11:30 a.m. in the high school cafeteria. For only a $5 donation, you can eat hot pancakes and sausage,...
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Hilltoppers Not Satisfied with 22-0
Byline: Joshua Welge jwelge@dailyherald.com Glenbard West's ultimate goals this season still lie ahead. That doesn't mean the Hilltoppers can't appreciate the long road they've already traveled. Glenbard West did so Monday evening before its...
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Is It Time to Let Go of a Long-Held Grudge?
Q. Is it normal, understandable, forgivable to have conflicting feelings toward your father and his (second, current) wife, when their relationship started while your father was still married to your mother? And your mother kind of fell apart after...
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It's a Big Dunn Deal
Adam Dunn has hit 406 home runs during his 11-plus seasons in the major leagues. The last one was the biggest of his career, closely followed by No. 405. Mired in a 3-for-28 rut with 12 strikeouts after going down swinging in his first two trips...
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Jennings Took Advice; Now He's Taking Away Football
Byline: Bob LeGere rlegere@dailyherald.com Cornerback Tim Jennings has at least 1 interception in all four games since being benched in Week 16 last season. Jennings was replaced by Zack Bowman, and he got a talk from coach Lovie Smith after...
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Jones off and Running Again at Augustana
For a cross country runner, you can call this starting off on the right foot. In her first race of the 2012 season, Augustana senior Sarahbeth Jones set a school record for 5,000 meters. The Warren graduate finished in 17:41 at the Illinois Intercollegiate...
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Judge Increases Bail for Aurora Pastor
Byline: Robert Sanchez bsanchez@dailyherald.com A pastor who lives in Naperville and is awaiting trial for alleged financial crimes must raise $35,000 to get out of jail. Howard Richmond was taken into custody Monday after a DuPage County judge...
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Judge Increases Bail for Pastor
Byline: Robert Sanchez bsanchez@dailyherald.com A pastor who lives in Naperville and is awaiting trial for alleged financial crimes must raise $35,000 to get out of jail. Howard Richmond was taken into custody Monday after a DuPage County judge...
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Just for Kids
Submit events at least three weeks in advance by email to dupageneighbor.com or by fax, (630) 955-0895. Villa Park: A Staying Safe Home Alone class for kids ages 7 and older is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Iowa Community Center,...
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Konerko Says Sox Just Need to 'Dial In'
Byline: Scot Gregor sgregor@dailyherald.com Before Monday night's game against the Indians, manager Robin Ventura was asked if he was surprised the White Sox were still in first place despite a five-game losing streak. "Yeah," Ventura said. ...
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Lake County in 60 Seconds
Lindenhurst water main flush: Lindenhurst will conduct its semiannual water main flushing program beginning Oct. 1, depending on the weather. The process will be performed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and continue until all mains in...
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Late Bars Earn Themselves a 3-Month Test
Byline: James Fuller jfuller@dailyherald.com By James Fuller jfuller@dailyherald.com Taverns in downtown St. Charles will have the chance to police themselves for the next 90 days after threats by city officials to close them down earlier if problems...
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Lawson Disputes Claims of Mailer
Byline: Eric Peterson epeterson@dailyherald.com A new mailer backing Democratic state Rep. Michelle Mussman's re-election says Republican opponent John Lawson will continue to work two other taxpayer-funded jobs if elected, contrary to what he declared...
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Lawsuit Claims Discrimination against People with Epilepsy
Byline: Paul Biasco pbiasco@dailyherald.com The U.S. attorney's office filed a discrimination lawsuit against a Crystal Lake-based group that provides activities for adults and children with disabilities, arguing it does not accommodate those with...
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Leaders Favor Redeveloping Land by Airport
Byline: Deborah Donovan ddonovan@dailyherald.com More than half of 40 acres almost surrounded by Chicago Executive Airport should be aggressively redeveloped, the Wheeling village board indicated Monday night. The land on the west side of Milwaukee...
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Library Targets Money Issues in Financial Planning Week
"Money isn't the most important thing in life, but it's reasonably close to oxygen on the 'gotta have it' scale," said American author Zig Ziglar. Problem is, plenty of people don't "have it" these days, and many others are concerned whether they...
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Lions Hoping Stafford Won't Miss Any Time; Revis Likely Done for Year
Byline: Associated Press The Matthew Stafford health watch has begun anew, an unpleasantly familiar move for the Detroit Lions. Stafford left late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 44-41 overtime loss at Tennessee with a strained muscle in his...
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Man Robs Aurora Bank:
Man robs Aurora bank: The FBI is searching for a suspect who robbed an Aurora bank Monday morning. Authorities said the suspect was armed when he robbed the Old Second National Bank at 555 Redwood Drive. The man, whose description was unavailable...
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Matus-4316716
Katherine Matus of Lindenhurst Katherine Matus, 83, formerly of Salem, WI, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, IL. She was born Aug. 13, 1929, in Boundbrook, NJ, the daughter of the late John and Margaret...
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Movie Guide
KEY: Four stars: superior. Three stars: good. Two stars: average. One star: poor. D (drug use), L (language), N (nudity), S (sexual situations, references), V (violence). Ratings by Dann Gire, Daily Herald Film Critic, unless otherwise noted. Picks...
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Muslim Rage vs. Free Speech Obama Touts Ourreligious Freedom, but Muslims See Laws Limiting Hate in U.S. Yet Open Slams on Islam
Byline: Associated Press Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- In U.S.-funded ads running on Pakistani TV, subtitled clips show President Barack Obama extolling America's traditions of religious freedom. For many watching, though, the...
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New SARS-Like Virus Detected in Mideast
Byline: Associated Press LONDON -- Global health officials are closely monitoring a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left a Qatari citizen in critical condition in London....
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NFL Standings
NFL standings AFC EAST W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Jets 2 1 0 .667 81 75 Buffalo 2 1 0 .667 87 79 New England 1 2 0 .333 82 ...
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Nifty 5th Straight for Knights
Byline: John Leusch jleusch@dailyherald.com Prospect junior Ally Scaccia said she was hitting the ball better off the tee Monday than she had been lately. With Scaccia's round of 79 highlighting the Knights' score card, Prospect's girls golf...
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Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Palatine receives block grant: The village of Palatine will receive a Community Development Block Grant totaling nearly $357,000 to support efforts by nonprofits and local government entities to provide support service, affordable housing and infrastructure...
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Notice
Notice To report scores: Coaches, please report all scores to the Daily Herald Cook County office by e-mailing prepsports@dailyherald.com, calling (847) 427-4430, or faxing results to (847) 427-1173. When faxing results, please make sure that...
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Notice
Notice To report scores: Coaches, please report all scores to the Daily Herald DuPage County office by e-mailing prepsports@dailyherald.com, calling (630) 955-3557, or faxing results to (630) 955-3540. When faxing results, please make sure...
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Obama's Foreign Policy Goals Begin Crumbling
In the week following Sept. 11 this year, something big happened: the collapse of the Cairo Doctrine, the centerpiece of President Obama's foreign policy. It was to reset the very course of post-9/11 America, creating, after the (allegedly) brutal...
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One Trade Cubs Would Want Back
With the Cubs in Colorado to play the Rockies this week, it's a good time to take a look at one off-season move that didn't quite work out for the new Cubs regime. All in all, team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer had a good...
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Pakistan Disowns Bounty on Anti-Islam Filmmaker
Byline: Associated Press ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistani government on Monday distanced itself from an offer by one of its Cabinet ministers to pay $100,000 to anyone who kills the maker of an anti-Islam film that has sparked violent protests across...
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Pension Question on the November Ballot
Byline: Mike Riopell State Government Writer mriopell@dailyherald.com -CLMN- SPRINGFIELD -- The long-term future of teachers' and state workers' retirements will be an issue in the Nov. 6 election at least in part because voters will have a direct...
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Poison Plotter Sentenced to 7 1/2 Years
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Legal Affairs Writer hhitzeman@dailyherald.com -CLMN- A federal judge on Monday sentenced a 39-year-old Lake in the Hills man to 92 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to wire fraud and stockpiling a toxin derived from...
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Poison Plotter Sent to Prison
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Legal Affairs Writer hhitzeman@dailyherald.com -CLMN- A federal judge on Monday sentenced a 39-year-old Lake in the Hills man to 92 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to wire fraud and stockpiling a toxin derived from...
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Police Reports
Elgin * George C. Emery, a 71-year-old Elgin man, was found dead in his apartment at about 2 p.m. Sept. 19 on the 800 block of Bode Road, police said. There was no evidence of foul play, and the man was found in his bed, reports said. His body could...
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Powder Was Harmless
Byline: Bob Susnjara bsusnjara@dailyhrald.com Red chili powder is believed to have been the substance in an envelope opened by a Lake County homeless shelter employee that triggered a hazardous materials call, authorities said Monday. Jonathan...
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Preparations Were a Battle against Nature
Byline: James Fuller jfuller@dailyherald.com By James Fuller jfuller@dailyherald.com As director of golf course operations at Medinah Country Club, Curtis Tyrrell has known for nearly five years that if the grounds weren't in outstanding condition,...
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Prospect Pinpoints MSL Title
Byline: Bill Esbrook Daily Herald Correspondent Prospect is the Mid-Suburban League boys golf champion for the second consecutive year. This time, though, it didn't have to share the crown. The Knights (301) posted a second-place finish at...
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Quick Start Crucial to Winning Ryder Cup ... and It Helps to Be Home Team
The Super Bowl of golf is nearly here, the first practice only hours away, and Team USA is looking at a significant home-course advantage. With Chicago sports fans as passionate as any in the world, Team Europe can expect a loud and intimidating...
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Rail Transit Not for Tollway to Undertake
Rail transit not for tollway to undertake On these pages, about two months ago, a letter questioned the legitimacy of the tollway authority's efforts and expenditures of funds to further its role in the incorporation of mass transit into the tollway...
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Recent Home and Property Sales Algonquin Carpentersville Cary East Dundee Elgin Gilberts Hampshire Huntley Lake in the Hills Pingree Grove South Elgin West Dundee
For a full list of property sales, visit www.dailyherald.com. $270,000; 630 Tuscany Drive, Algonquin, 60102; sold Aug. 9, by Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp. to Eric Wright and Riley Wright. $246,500; 621 Lake Cornish Way, Algonquin, 60102; sold Aug....
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Recent Home and Property Sales Arlington Heights Barrington Buffalo Grove Hoffman Estates Lake Barrington Long Grove Palatine Rolling Meadows
For a full list of property sales, visit www.dailyherald.com. $525,000; 450 E. Park St., Arlington Heights, 60005; Sold on Aug. 21, 2012, by Edwin L. De Vilbis to Martin Kobler and Roxanne M. Palella Kobler. $390,000; 2643 N. Drury Lane, Arlington...
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Recent Home and Property Sales Arlington Heights Buffalo Grove Des Plaines Long Grove Mount Prospect Prospect Heights Rolling Meadows Wheeling
For a full list of property sales, visit www.dailyherald.com. $525,000; 450 E. Park St., Arlington Heights, 60005; Sold on Aug. 21, 2012, by Edwin L. De Vilbis to Martin Kobler and Roxanne M. Palella Kobler. $390,000; 2643 N. Drury Lane, Arlington...
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Recent Home and Property Sales Aurora Batavia Big Rock Elburn Geneva Maple Park North Aurora St. Charles Sugar Grove
For a full list of property sales, visit www.dailyherald.com. $480,000; 2502 Stonehenge Drive, Aurora, 60502; Aug. 10, by Kristine K. Roman to Donald J. Skrzymoski and Julie R. Skrzymoski. $445,000; 4175 Bedford Lane, Aurora, 60504; Aug. 6, by...
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Recent Home and Property Sales Bartlett Elk Grove Village Hanover Park Hoffman Estates Roselle Schaumburg Streamwood
For a full list of property sales, visit www.dailyherald.com. $330,000; 1368 Bay Meadows Drive, Bartlett, 60103; Sold on Aug. 9, 2012, by Bodie K. Godwin to Dale Hentrich and Natalie Hentrich. $314,500; 824 W Bartlett Road Unit 2A, Bartlett,...
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Recorder Candidates Address Idea to Merge with Clerk's Office
Byline: Bob Susnjara bsusnjara@dailyherald.com Republican Bob Bednar is trying to unseat longtime Democratic Lake County Recorder of Deeds Mary Ellen Vanderventer in the November election. Bednar says it's worth investigating if the recorder's...
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Rench-4316787
Marlene V. Rench of Lombard Marlene V. Rench (nee Lindsay), 78, died Sept. 23, 2012, at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. A visitation will be held Tuesday, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Her funeral will be Wednesday,...
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Report on near Misses at O'Hare Released
Byline: Associated Press Federal aviation officials released a preliminary report Monday about two near midair collisions at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport that raises questions about air-traffic control at one of the world's busiest airports....
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Report on near Misses Released
Byline: Associated Press Federal aviation officials released a preliminary report Monday about two near midair collisions at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport that raises questions about air-traffic control at one of the world's busiest airports....
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Republicans Look for Voter Fraud, Find Little
Byline: Associated Press DENVER -- Republican election officials who promised to root out voter fraud so far are finding little evidence of a widespread problem. State officials in key presidential battleground states have found only a tiny fraction...
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Romney Assails Obama Remark
Byline: Associated Press PUEBLO, Colo. -- Mitt Romney led a chorus of Republican criticism of the administration's foreign policy on Monday, accusing President Barack Obama of minimizing the recent killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya as a mere...
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Sadness over Panda Cub's Death
Byline: Associated Press WASHINGTON -- As condolences poured in from around the world, National Zoo officials waited Monday for word on why a 6-day-old panda cub died and lamented a heartbreaking setback to their closely watched breeding program....
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SAT Scores Down; More Take ACT
Byline: Associated Press Average national scores on two of the three sections of the SAT college entrance exam edged down for the high school class of 2012, which was the first in which more students took the rival ACT exam than the SAT. The...
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SEATTLE -- M.D. Jennings Was Convinced He Had the Ball Pinned to His Chest the En
Byline: Associated Press SEATTLE -- M.D. Jennings was convinced he had the ball pinned to his chest the entire time and would be awarded an interception to cap Green Bay's comeback victory. A crew of replacement officials had other views -- the...
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Seeking Reforms in State's Attorney's Office
Byline: Mick Zawislak mzawislak@dailyherald.com By Mick Zawislak mzawislak@dailyherald.com With wrongful prosecutions of four men in separate cases making headlines, both candidates for Lake County state's attorney say reforms in the office are...
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Shepherd Hat Trick Powers St. Edward; Larkin Stumbles; C-G Rumbles
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent A five-minute, 3-goal explosion by Elgin St. Edward just after intermission blew open a close match with Christian Liberty Academy to inspire a 5-1 victory by the Green Wave on Monday in a nonconference...
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Simple Differences between the Parties
Simple differences between the parties So I finished watching both of the big political conventions, and I think I can now summarize the choice before us. The Democrats stand for big government, higher taxes, pro-abortion, pro-gay marriage, more...
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Six Counties in 60 Seconds
'Mary Todd Lincoln' stays free: According to historical accounts, Abraham Lincoln's wife slowly went insane after his death and had to be committed to an asylum. But was Mary Todd Lincoln legally insane or just ill? A "trial" on Lincoln's mental...
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So Far, Bears' Offense Falling Well Short of Expectations
Maybe the return of Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte can give the Bears' offense the spark it has been missing since it got to pick on the Indianapolis Colts in the season opener, raising expectations with 41 points. There's no guarantee Forte will...
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Sports in 60 Seconds
NHL labor talks: A face-to-face meeting in Toronto between top officials from the NHL and NHL Players' Association wasn't enough to break their labor stalemate. The sides spent almost five hours together on Monday going over accounting for last...
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Stars' Furrie Wins UEC Title
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent Ariana Furrie and Jessica Yuen could not decide matters in regulation. The St. Charles North senior and Neuqua Valley freshman entered the Upstate Eight Conference girls golf championship deadlocked...
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