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Des Plaines, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Des Plaines, IL include 60019, 60016, and 60017. The median home price in Des Plaines is $229,000 which is roughly $169/per square foot. More Des Plaines information.

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Friday | Daily Herald

Our Lady of Guadalupe presence in Des Plaines grows

Thousands of pilgrims already travel every year to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the campus of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines.

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Friday | Belleville News Democrat

Costello, Meier among lawmakers giving their raises to charity

Some Illinois lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands after the Legislature moved for the first time in years not to take furlough days to save taxpayer dollars.

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Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

Violence towards ER nurses not uncommon

It is not uncommon for nurses to experience violence while providing care in the emergency room, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Herald

Des Plaines aldermen move ahead with plans to restructure TIF

Des Plaines' city council has started the process of restructuring an existing special taxing district plagued by a growing deficit.

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Daily Herald

Wheeling agrees to dispatch Des Plaines police

The Wheeling Village Board this week approved a five-year contract to handle emergency dispatching for the Des Plaines Police Department starting Jan. 1. Under the deal authorized Monday night, Des Plaines will pay Wheeling $9.47 million over five years and give the village equipment valued at about $1 million, according to a Wheeling staff memo.

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Glenview Announcements

Koehnline Museum show shines new light on sculpture of Egon Weiner

When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, through Aug. 7. Then 10 a.m-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, through Sept.

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Daily Herald

Black Ram restaurant request for outdoor patio opposed by residents

Residents near the Black Ram restaurant in Des Plaines are upset with noise coming from the business late at night, and say the business' plans for an outdoor patio would make matters worse.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Priestly Abuse Suit Deemed Untimely

An alleged victim of priestly sexual abuse cannot duck the statute of limitations by pointing to the bishop of Chicago's offer of compassionate relief, the 7th Circuit ruled.

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Daily Herald

Take day trip for ride on mule-pulled boat

On July 12, take a ride down the Illinois Michigan Canal on a mule-pulled canalboat with the Des Plaines History Center's Historic Adventures.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Free Republic

Please help! Trying to quit alcohol but facing challenges from family.

I never, NEVER, thought I'd post this here. But at this point, I have no one to turn to.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Modern Healthcare

Presence Health finds buyer for Our Lady of the Resurrection, and other news

Presence Health has signed a letter of intent to sell Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago to Community First Healthcare of Illinois.Presence, a Chicago-based hospital network and the largest Catholic hospital chain in the state, also announced plans to sell a Des Plaines, Ill.,... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com ... (more)

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Daily Herald

Des Plaines aldermen question appointments for prosecutor, hearing officer

A Des Plaines city council committee wants the city's administrative hearing officer and prosecuting attorney, hired to handle local ordinance violations, to stay the same, while the mayor and city manager are seeking new appointees for the roles.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Naperville Sun

Illinois suspending roadwork over holiday weekend July 3

Heavy traffic on I-88 overpass, looking north from Diehl Road. Road and utility construction along Route 59 is causing heavy traffic backups, particularly between Diehl Road and North Aurora Road.

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Daily Herald

Residents escape uninjured from Mount Prospect house fire

Smoke detectors alerted residents of a Mount Prospect home to a fire early Thursday morning, allowing them to escape without injury, authorities said.

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Daily Herald

Des Plaines aldermen are debating whether to allow residents to raise chickens in the city.

Des Plaines aldermen appear willing to let the Historic Methodist CampGround raise up to six chickens on site as part of a 4-H program, but whether chickens would be permitted throughout the rest of the city is undetermined.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Daily Herald

Gacy investigator to discuss case

The arresting officer and lead investigator in the John Wayne Gacy serial murder investigation will talk about the case during two upcoming events sponsored by the Des Plaines History Center.

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Daily Herald

Eileen O. Daday Maryville recognizes the special talents of its students

Excitement was in the air last month at Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, as officials held their annual awards banquet.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Daily Herald

Des Plaines plans to restructure special tax district

A bank-owned vacant lot at Mannheim Road and Pratt Avenue is within the boundaries of a proposed, reconfigured Des Plaines tax increment financing district.

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Modern Healthcare

Presence finds buyer for Our Lady of the Resurrection hospital

Presence Health has signed a letter of intent to sell Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center to Community First Healthcare of Illinois.

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Newswise

Improved Screening Assay For Buprenorphine in Umbilical Cord

Des Plaines, IL - USDTL has succeeded in improving their umbilical cord screening assay for buprenorphine by reducing the positive result cutoff from 1.0 ng/g down to 0.5 ng/g.

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