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  1. Rauner ally Durkin could face conservative primary challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin speaks at a party breakfast Aug. 16, 2017, before the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin speaks at a party breakfast Aug. 16, 2017, before the Illinois State Fair in Springfield.

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  2. Future of Downers Grove Township peer jury faces funding challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Chicago Tribune

    The future of efforts to bring back the peer jury program that was discontinued in July by Downers Grove Township remain uncertain, as police chiefs from the eight participating towns are scheduled to meet Thursday. "As much as we are very supportive of the program, there are a number of concerns we have about being able to make this work," Oak Brook police chief James Kruger said Monday.

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  3. Hinsdale continues to battle I-294 tollway expansion plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Chicago Tribune

    Hinsdale will continue its battle to stop or amend plans by the Illinois Toll Authority to expand Interstate 294 through the village. The village first hired Mac Strategies Group, Inc. in May as part of its efforts to stop the widening of Interstate 294 through Hinsdale.

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  4. Five things to know about the Hinsdale District 86 enrollment issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Chicago Tribune

    The audience reacts to a speaker's comments at a forum on balancing enrollment in Hinsdale High School District 86 at a community forum Sept. 12. The audience reacts to a speaker's comments at a forum on balancing enrollment in Hinsdale High School District 86 at a community forum Sept.

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  5. Cops: Woman found dead at suburban health club - two days after enteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Chicago Tribune

    A Chicago woman was found dead at a Burr Ridge health club two days after she was last recorded entering the facility in July, police said, and her son's attorneys have scheduled a news conference for Wednesday morning to discuss her death. Patricia Austin, 78, of Chicago, was found in a bathroom stall just before 8 p.m. July 14 at Lifetime Fitness, said Marc Loftus, Burr Ridge deputy police chief .

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  6. Hinsdale District 86 drops merging of Central and South high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Hinsdale High School District 86 Board President Bill Carpenter and board members Kevin Camden, Jennifer Planson and Nancy Pollak discuss enrollment imbalance. Hinsdale High School District 86 Board President Bill Carpenter and board members Kevin Camden, Jennifer Planson and Nancy Pollak discuss enrollment imbalance.

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  7. Oak Brook residents' fears about redrawing District 86 boundaries dominate forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Hinsdale District 86's second community forum on balancing enrollment again drew hundreds of concerned residents on Sept. 12, 2017.

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  8. Burr Ridge to research options to protect residents' interests in Hinsdale District 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    About 40 people attended a Burr Ridge Village Board meeting to discuss whether the village residents were being treated fairly in Hinsdale High School District 86. About 40 people attended a Burr Ridge Village Board meeting to discuss whether the village residents were being treated fairly in Hinsdale High School District 86. The Burr Ridge Village Board voted 4-3 Monday to have its village staff research the village's options for responding to District 86 enrollment and boundary issues and to collaborate with other villages, such as Darien and Willowbrook, that might share concerns about whether all residents in the school district are being treated fairly.

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  9. Burr Ridge officials catch heat for comments on District 86's perceived inequitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Burr Ridge Mayor Mickey Straub and two village trustees are getting fire - and praise - for speaking out about perceived inequities between Hinsdale High School District 86's two schools. Trustees Anita Mital and Zach Mottl, along with Straub, spoke at last week's school board meeting, condemning the unbalanced enrollment of the two schools and the district's buffer zone, which allows parents to pick whether their child attends Hinsdale Central or Hinsdale South.

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  10. Burr Ridge residents object to proposed asphalt plant near forest preserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Burr Ridge and Willowbrook property owners near Route 83 and Bluff Road hope to stop the construction of an asphalt plant south of their homes. Lorig Construction Co.

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  11. McHenry County reports first West Nile virus case of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A person from Crystal Lake has been hospitalized after contracting West Nile virus in McHenry County. The man, who is in his 80s, is the first confirmed human case in the county this year, according to the county's Department of Health.

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  12. Burr Ridge officials speak out on Hinsdale District 86 uneven enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Burr Ridge resident Yvonne Mayer tells the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board she does not agree with comments made by the Burr Ridge mayor and trustees about inequities between Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South. Burr Ridge resident Yvonne Mayer tells the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board she does not agree with comments made by the Burr Ridge mayor and trustees about inequities between Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South.

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  13. Eclipse does not disappoint Hinsdale South studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The clouds cooperated, the sun and moon delivered as promised and about 1,500 students saw a solar eclipse pass over the stadium at Hinsdale South High School in Darien. Before the students left their classrooms at about 1 p.m. and headed to the stadium, South principal Arwen Pokorny told them via the public address system that the partial eclipse would last about three hours in Darien, starting at 11:52 a.m., with the peak at 1:19 p.m., when the moon would block 87.5 percent of the sun's surface.

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  14. Booking bands for summer suburban concerts requires a lot of planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Summer outdoor concerts in area towns and villages are winding down. But in a few months' time, the process of booking performers for next summer already will have begun.

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  15. Mosquitoes in Burr Ridge, Hinsdale test positive for West Nile virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A batch of mosquitoes from a trap in Harvester Park in Burr Ridge tested positive for the West Nile virus this month. A batch of mosquitoes from a trap in Harvester Park in Burr Ridge tested positive for the West Nile virus this month.

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  16. Pritzker endorsed by Cook County DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    With the March primary still months away, J.B. Pritzker already is approaching at least one state record - the most money spent by a Democratic candidate on himself in a primary. With the March primary still months away, J.B. Pritzker already is approaching at least one state record - the most money spent by a Democratic candidate on himself in a primary.

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  17. Sugary beverage tax not going down well in Cook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A tax increase on sweetened beverages that went into effect this week in Cook County is hard to swallow for operators of restaurants, convenience stores and other businesses in La Grange, Burr Ridge and Western Springs. The tax hike adds 1 cent per ounce on the retail sale of all sweetened beverages.

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  18. Northern Illinois Air Show to honor Burr Ridge pilot killed in Kansas crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A missing-man formation is planned this September at the Northern Illinois Air Show for longtime show pilot Vlado Lenoch, who died while piloting the popular Baby Duck P-51D Mustang when it crashed last month in Kansas. A missing-man formation is planned this September at the Northern Illinois Air Show for longtime show pilot Vlado Lenoch, who died while piloting the popular Baby Duck P-51D Mustang when it crashed last month in Kansas.

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  19. Funeral services set for Burr Ridge pilot who died flying WWII-era fighter planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Vlado Lenoch of Burr Ridge is shown here before a flight in a T33 jet fighter from Gary, Indiana on Jan. 23, 2016. Vlado Lenoch of Burr Ridge is shown here before a flight in a T33 jet fighter from Gary, Indiana on Jan. 23, 2016.

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  20. CHMS principal resigns to take same job, at lower salary, in Pleasantdale districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The president of the Hinsdale - Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Board expressed concern Wednesday after learning of the resignation of Clarendon Hills Middle School principal Griffin Sonntag, effective June 30. Sonntag is leaving to take the same position - at a slightly lower salary - at Pleasantdale Middle School in Burr Ridge, which is part of the two-school Pleasantdale Elementary District 107. Sonntag's resignation follows the recent announcement by Kelley Galt, assistant superintendent of learning, that she is leaving after one year in the district.

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