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8 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

DeKalb, NIU focus on long-term collaboration

DeKalb Mayor John Rey talks about the city's relationship with Northern Illinois University during the DeKalb State of the City address Tuesday in the Community Room at Hopkins Park in DeKalb.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Hopkins Park, IL, Sycamore, IL

12 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Quinn's running mate blasts Rauner budget plan

Gov. candidate Paul Vallas criticizes Republican Gov. candidate Bruce Rauner's Illinois state budget proposal on Tuesday at the Holmes Student Center at Northern Illinois University.

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Related Topix: Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, DeKalb, IL, US Governors, Pat Quinn

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Herald

Metropolis Strategies Transportation Team, Planning Experts La Belle...

CHICAGO – The former Metropolis Strategies transportation team of James C. LaBelle, a senior transportation and governmental affairs expert, and Sheena F. Frève, an experienced research and policy analyst, will join the staff at the Urban Transportation Center , a nationally-recognized research unit within the College of Urban Planning ... (more)

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Related Topix: Illinois, University of Illinois Chicago, Zion, IL

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Crain's Detroit Business

Term-limited reps pursue new life in state Senate

In the 2nd District, which is heavily Democratic, Rep. John Olumba, Detroit, is challenging state Sen. Bert Johnson, Detroit, 40, who is seeking a second and final four-year term.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Michigan, US News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Letter: It's not pension 'reform'

Thank you for bringing Daily Chronicle readers up-to-date on the recent retirements from Northern Illinois University with Katie Dahlstrom's article on July 12 .

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Ceremony marks end of Mandarin program in DeKalb

Kaylee Zhou, 10, of DeKalb performs a ribbon dance Friday during the StarTalk Chinese language program performance at DeKalb High School.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Naperville, IL

Daily Herald

Illinois Bar Foundation names NIU Law graduate among first fellowship recipients

The Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association, has awarded one of its inaugural Post Graduate Legal Fellowships to Alexis Simmons, a 2014 graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Loyola University Chicago, Illinois College, Kane County, IL, Aurora, IL

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

In the write place: Documentary to feature St. Charles Writers Group

Writers Group Member Randy Martin operates a video camera during a meeting of the St. Charles Writers Group at the St. Charles Public Library in St.Charles on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: St. Charles, IL, Batavia, IL, DeKalb, IL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Local students named to Northern Illinois University spring 2014 dean's list

Students must meet a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology or a minimum of 3.75 in the Colleges of Business, Education, Health and Human Sciences, or Liberal Arts and Sciences to receive this distinction.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Daily Chronicle

DeKalb bank president named to board of directors

Timothy A. Struthers has been named to the board of directors of First National Bank of Omaha.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL

Glenview Announcements

Stephen Szabados helps connect people with family roots

Steve Szabados is a retired project manager. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and a MBA from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Urbana, IL, DeKalb, IL, Libraries

Daily Chronicle

DeKalb selects two interns from NIU

DeKALB – The city of DeKalb selected two management interns from Northern Illinois University's Master of Public Administration program.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Eastern Illinois University

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Chronicle

DeKalb women accused of having crack cocaine

SYCAMORE – Two DeKalb women are due in court today after being accused of having crack cocaine near an elementary school, according to court records.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Sycamore, IL, Dekalb County, IL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Northwest Herald

Area Hispanic youth attend LULAC conference in NYC

Area teens were among top youth running the League of United Latin American Citizens National Conference in New York this week.

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Related Topix: McHenry County, IL, Princeton University

Daily Chronicle

Spring NIU retirements total 183

DeKALB – The number of retiring Northern Illinois University employees more than tripled this spring, but the total was nowhere near the 800 employees university officials feared would leave in the wake of the state's pension reform bill.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Pension, Personal Finance

Daily Chronicle

Our View: Thumbs up to Egyptian Theatre donor

Thumbs up: To an anonymous local donor who has pledged to match donations the Egyptian Theatre can raise by Aug. 15, up to $25,000.

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WIFR

Physicist Accepts Appointment to NIU and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Renowned physicist Swapan Chattopadhyay, currently director of the Cockcroft Institute in England, has accepted a joint appointment to Northern Illinois University and Fermilab.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science

Daily Chronicle

39 tickets, arrests in roadside safety check

ELGIN – Between the evening of July 3 and morning of July 4, there were 39 citations and arrests at a roadside safety check on Annie Glidden Road north of Route 38. The roadside check was conducted by the DeKalb Police Department, Northern Illinois University police and Illinois State Police.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Chronicle

DeKalb announces new finance director

Cathy Haley, a graduate of Northern Illinois University, will begin her new role as finance director in DeKalb on Aug. 4, DeKalb officials announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Carpentersville, IL, West Dundee, IL, Dundee, IL

Daily Herald

Reel life: Fests celebrate horror, 70 mm. films

Even though the national AMC Theater chain is aggressively replacing its regular theater seats with wider reclining chairs, no Northwest suburban venues are scheduled for upgrades so far.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Downers Grove, IL, Lake in the Hills, IL, Elgin, IL

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