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  1. Best bets: Nightmare on Chicago Street takes over ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef appears at College of DuPage's McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn on Friday, Oct. 19. Charlie Musselwhite performs as part of the Logan Center Blues Festival at the University of Chicago on Sunday, Oct. 28. Nightmare on Chicago Street is a Halloween party that takes over eight city blocks in downtown Elgin between Douglas Avenue and Villa Street. There are entertainment stages, bands, food, graffiti artists and special guests such as Svengoolie.

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  2. Sound check: Ataris celebrate 'Astoria' anniversary with Guardrail, Bury MeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Ataris celebrates the 15th anniversary of the band's breakout album "So Long, Astoria" at a show Sunday, Oct. 21, at Bottom Lounge with Guardrail and Bury Me in Lights. Childhood perceptions can defy explanation sometimes.

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  3. Laura Davies poised to sweep senior LPGA championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    England's Dame Laura Davies, winner of the U.S. Senior Women's Open at the Chicago Golf Club in July, is poised to sweep the two major championships for senior women golfers on Wednesday. Davies started Tuesday's second round of the Senior LPGA Championship on the Pete Dye Course with a two-stroke lead, then promptly frittered it away with three-putt bogeys on the first and fourth holes.

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  4. Theater spotlight: Janet Ulrich Brooks stars as Maria Callas in TimeLine's 'Master Class'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    TimeLine Theatre ensemble member Janet Ulrich Books stars as opera diva Maria Callas in the company's revival of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning play, which was inspired by master classes Callas conducted at The Juilliard School in 1971. Ostensibly there to coach the next generation of opera professionals, Callas instead reminisces about her past successes and failures in McNally's play with music, directed by Nick Bowling with music direction from Doug Peck.

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  5. Rauner jumps on Pritzker for hiring nonunion workers; labor leader unmovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    Gov. Bruce Rauner called Democratic rival J.B. Pritzker a "fraud" for using nonunion workers to renovate his Chicago home, although the Republican admitted to similar hiring practices Monday. "Even though he claims to be a champion of union workers, Mr. Pritzker is anything but ... he chose to use nonunion workers when it is standard in Chicago to use union workers," Rauner said regarding remodeling in 2007 at Pritzker's Gold Coast mansion.

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  6. Waterline Writers welcomes new creative directors Oct. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    On Sunday, Oct. 21, Waterline Writers will feature authors Caroline Johnson, Patrick Parks, Lenora Murphy, and Christine Swanberg at 7 p.m. at Water Street Studios, 160 S. Water St. in Batavia. This will be the first event with James Joseph and Cathy Borders as creative directors.

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  7. The Latest: Hedge fund ESL backs Sears' bankruptcy moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    In this July 8, 2017, file photo people walk into a Sears store slated for closing that is next to a mall that is being torn down in Overland Park, Kan. Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.

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  8. Transportation | Metra's threat of service cuts fails to grab state's ...Read the original story

    Monday | Daily Herald

    On Tuesday, Metra released the proposed 2019 budget with no fare increases but dire warnings of service cuts that could wipe out entire train lines unless a funding fairy godmother pops up. On Wednesday, longtime Pace Executive Director T.J. Ross announced his retirement, leaving the suburban bus company on firm ground after some challenging years and hopeful of introducing express buses onto the Tri-State Tollway.

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  9. Best bets: Romeo Santos plays Rosemont's Allstate Tuesday, Bruce...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    American-Dominican singer Romeo Santos brings "The Golden Tour," featuring songs from his latest album, to the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. $59.50-$575; $15-$25 parking.

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  10. Weekend picks: Comedian Alonzo Bodden plays Schaumburg's ImprovRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    Catch up with comedian Alonzo Bodden when he performs this weekend at the Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $22 plus a two-item purchase.

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  11. March to the Polls draws thousands to ChicagoTens of thousands of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Daily Herald

    Chicago resident Alex Almanza, 18, listens during a rally ahead of the Women's March to the Polls on Saturday. The event began with a 9 a.m. rally at Congress Parkway and Columbus Drive that included speakers and live music.

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  12. Geneva History Museum celebrates 75 years with ceremony Oct. 29 and a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    The Geneva History Museum is celebrating 75 years as an independent nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve and share Geneva's evolving story while inspiring and engaging the community. On Oct. 29, 1943, Geneva residents gathered at city hall to discuss the importance of saving Geneva's history and starting the Geneva Historical Society.

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  13. Chicago Priest charged with sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    The Chicago Police Department says that 52-year-old Rigoberto Gamez is charged with two felony counts of criminal sexual abuse involving force and one misdemeanor count of battery. A July bulletin for the Saint Aloysius Parish in the city's Wicker Park neighborhood announcing that Gamez would live t the parish says that he was an Associate Vicar for Canonical Affairs for the archdiocese.

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  14. Weekend picks: Dodge ghoulies at Oak Brook's Haunted ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    Marianna Celia, left, and Michelle Schumacher were witches at a previous Haunted Forest tour at Central Park in Oak Brook. Ghouls and goblins galore roam through a life-size maze at the Oak Brook Park District's Haunted Forest.

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  15. Theater events: E. Faye Butler plays Mama Rose in Porchlight's 'Gypsy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    Adrian Hadlock, left, Ed Jones, David Cerda and Grant Drager star in Hell in a Handbag Productions Halloween edition of its parody "The Golden Girls: Bea Afraid." Members of the physical theater ensemble Theater Unspeakable bring their production of "The American Revolution" to the Greenhouse Theater Center.

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  16. Entertainment | Where you can find the scariest haunted houses in the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    Fifteen years ago, Mike Fitzpatrick was running a haunted house out of his Glen Ellyn home. After two years and thousands of visitors, he knew that he had something special on his hands.

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  17. Report: Man faces attempted murder charge after cutting off victim's penisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    A Cook County judge set a $1 million bond for a Florida man accused of cutting off another man's penis in Des Plaines in March, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. Justin Foster, 28, of Tallahassee, is charged with attempted murder in the attack, the Tribune reports.

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  18. McHenry County | McHenry County man charged in Elmhurst bank robberyA ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    Federal authorities say this is Evan L. Hall, a 31-year-old Lakewood resident charged this week in connection with the Oct. 6 robbery of an Elmhurst bank. A 31-year-old McHenry County man is facing a federal bank robbery charge stemming from the holdup of a Bank of America in Elmhurst last week, the FBI announced Thursday.

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  19. Floyd's 99 Barbershop opening next week in Vernon HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Daily Herald

    Floyd's 99 Barbershop is opening in Vernon Hills, the third suburban location for the rock 'n' roll-themed barbershop that caters to both men and women. Floyd's 99 Barbershop is opening in Vernon Hills, the third suburban location for the rock 'n' roll-themed barbershop that caters to both men and women.

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  20. Today's storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Daily Herald

    The Trump administration is denouncing what it says is the Venezuelan government's "involvement" in the suspicious death of an opposition activist who authorities say evaded justice by throwing himself from the 10th floor of a police building CHICAGO - Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec. delivery fell 5.80 cents at $5.1240 a bushel; Dec. corn lost 3.40 cents at $3.6360 a bushel; Dec. oats was up 4.20 cents at $2.8960 a bushel while Nov. soybeans declined 13.40 cents at 8.54 a bushel.

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