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  1. Time WasRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | Free Press

    ... appeared in 1872 it had a devastating effect on the economy of the nation. Thursday, June 18, 2015 In 1886 Braidwood and surrounding coal towns were composed of countless numbers of ethnic groups, each of them bringing their own cuisines to the ...

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  2. NewspapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Free Press

    ... The Comets won the game 90-55. Photo by Brent Sumner. As Reed-Custer's varsity boys basketball team entered the Braidwood Shootout on Friday, they were looking to fill some spots that had been left open after the winter season. After losing seven ...

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  3. Stronger tornado, yet few injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Free Press

    ... it moved from northwest to southeast to Broadway street. Despite the amount of damage that Coal City and parts of Braidwood sustained in the June 22 tornado, miracously there were no deaths and few residents injured. "There was a warning lead time ...

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  4. Displaced students need to contact their schoolRead the original story

    Thursday | Free Press

    ... district had heard from 54 families. These individuals have found temporary housing in 13 communities-Wilmington, Braidwood, Morris, South Wilmington, Gardner, Joliet, Shorewood, Lockport, Minooka, Naperville, Kankakee, Channahon and Seneca. ...

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  5. Couple gone while their house is destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Free Press

    "Oh my god, my dogs!" was the first thing Tina Hollis thought of when she learned a tornado hit Braidwood. Tina and her husband Michael were entering the emergency room at Morris Hospital when an weather alert sounded on their cell phones.

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  6. BraidwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Free Press

    ... The Comets won the game 90-55. Photo by Brent Sumner. As Reed-Custer's varsity boys basketball team entered the Braidwood Shootout on Friday, they were looking to fill some spots that had been left open after the winter season. After losing seven ...

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  7. WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Free Press

    After Wilmington's varsity boys basketball team's dismal season last year, where they went 2-23 overall, the turnout of the Braidwood Shootout left a big question in the air. How was the team going to compete after losing some seniors and acquiring a new coach? The Wildcats answered the question on Saturday, as they won both of their first games to reach the quarterfinals of the Braidwood Shootout.

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  8. City helps residents with tornado clean upRead the original story

    Thursday | Free Press

    ... Church on McArdle Road, that is the main donation center for all area victims," Grygiel said. "City Hall and the Braidwood Police Department are also acting as a drop-off sites for any found items like mail, photographs and personal documents." ...

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  9. No homes, few apartments to rentRead the original story

    Thursday | Free Press

    ... Mark Shell of Pro Real Estate in Wilmington " ... we just don't have that many available homes." The city of Braidwood is reporting 12 to 15 homes were damaged by last week's tornado. City administrator Andy Galate said one home on Kennedy and two ...

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  10. Time WasRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | Free Press

    ... appeared in 1872 it had a devastating effect on the economy of the nation. Thursday, June 18, 2015 In 1886 Braidwood and surrounding coal towns were composed of countless numbers of ethnic groups, each of them bringing their own cuisines to the ...

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  11. Rick LooseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Free Press

    Rick J. Loose, age 67, of Braidwood, IL, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL. Born June 10, 1948 to Charles and Shirley Loose.

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  12. Robert KotekRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Free Press

    Robert H. Kotek, Jr., Age 79, of Quincy, IL, formerly of Braidwood, IL, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Illinois Veteran Home in Quincy, IL. Bob was employed for Jim Smith Chevy-Oldsmobile in Coal City, IL until he opened his own auto body shop.

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  13. LaVerne MontannoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Free Press

    ... Ingram, Tyler Hennings, Ethan Hennings, Samantha Montana and Sloane Montana; one sister-in-law: Marilyn Montana of Braidwood, and nieces and nephews: Quorry Rios, Denise (Tracey) Nielsen, Melody (Gordon) Drauden, Rocky Rinker, Cindy (John) Ewers, ...

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  14. Volunteer Day in Coal City on Tuesday June 30thRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Volunteers are still needed in Coal City and Braidwood areas for the tornado disaster clean up. If you're 18 years of age or older, report to the Diamond Banquet Hall at 55 Daly Road in Diamond on Tuesday June 30th at 9am.

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  15. The start of a new beginningRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... it was one of the last homes hit by the EF3 tornado that stormed into the Coal City area before it headed toward Braidwood. The twister indiscriminately ripped off siding and shingles from homes, shattering the lives of residents, as it wrought ...

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  16. The Latest: Amtrak service back after storms, delays likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Cybercast News Service

    ... The EF2 tornado with winds of 111 mph to 135 mph was on the ground for less than a mile near Godley and Braidwood. Two other tornadoes on Monday night were classified by the weather service as EF2: south of Sublette near Woodhaven Lakes and from ...

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  17. The Latest: Thunderstorms halt Philadelphia train serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Cybercast News Service

    ... The EF2 tornado with winds of 111 mph to 135 mph was on the ground for less than a mile near Godley and Braidwood. Two other tornadoes on Monday night were classified by the weather service as EF2: south of Sublette near Woodhaven Lakes and from ...

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  18. Exxon Mobil donates $50,000 to Red Cross for Coal City reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... 45 and 50 employees were impacted by the devastating storm that destroyed dozens of homes between Coal City and Braidwood. "We're a family," Simpson said of ExxonMobil's management and employees. "We're part of a much bigger community." Simpson said ...

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  19. Volunteers getting ready to clean up Coal City after tornadoRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... will be sending workers to not only Coal City but also unincorporated areas near Spring and Berta roads and to Braidwood,” she said. A total of 884 properties in Coal City were damaged as a result of the tornado; a large-scale assessment done ...

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  20. The Latest on weather: Hard-hit Illinois city surveys damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Cybercast News Service

    ... Mendota and Sublette received the most substantial damage. Other locations include Harmon, Ottawa, Morris and Braidwood to Momence. Meteorologist Jamie Enderlen says weather service teams will determine how many tornadoes touched down and their ...

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