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  1. Photos: DeKalb boys win, 43-24Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKalb's Mike Pollack and Luke Davis and Sycamore's Kye Schlosser reach for a rebound in the fourth quarter of the annual rivalry match-up at the Convocation Center on Friday, January 30, 2015. DeKalb won, 43-24.

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  2. Our View: Raptor System protecting our schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Thumbs-up: To technology that makes us safer . DeKalb School District 428 installed a Raptor System that completes background checks on visitors within minutes to see if they are sex offenders.

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  3. NIU students researching effects of lowering bar-entry ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Student Association members are pressing on in their efforts to lower the entry age at bars in DeKalb from 21 to 20. Some city officials have expressed skepticism already; but Ben Donovan, the director of governmental affairs for the NIU Student Association, said he hopes city leaders will allow an open forum where student representatives can discuss the possible policy change. “We wish nothing more than for honest, open conversation with the city regarding this issue,” Donovan said during Monday's DeKalb City Council meeting.

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  4. DeKalb County unemployment dropped through 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKalb County's unemployment rate fell consistently for most of 2014, ending the year at 4.9 percent, more than 3 percentage points lower than the January 2014 rate. The county's 4.9 percent unemployment rate was unchanged from November's count, according to monthly figures released by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

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  5. Defending the Castle: Barbs smother Spartans in Castle Challenge victoryRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com Sycamore's Brian Huber attempts a field goal in the fourth quarter of the annual rivalry match-up against DeKalb at the Convocation Center on Friday, January 30, 2015. DeKalb won, 43-24.

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  6. Girls basketball: Sycamore tops DeKalb in Castle ChallengeRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Sycamore won, 55-26. Danielle Guerra - dguerra@shawmedia.com Sycamore's Taryn Mathey grabs DeKalb's Ashley Sewall's arm while the two go up for a rebound during the first half of the Castle Challenge at the NIU Convocation Center on Friday, January 30, 2015.

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  7. St. Mary's students celebrate teachers for Catholic Schools WeekRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Dominic Momeno, a sixth grade student at St. Mary Catholic School in Sycamore honors his teacher, Mary Kocher, during a special ceremony Friday, January 30, 2015, at St. Mary Catholic School. The ceremony was part of the Catholic Schools Week.

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  8. Jan. 30 police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.

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  9. Akst: Put this in your pipe, but don't smoke itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Last August, former Gov. Pat Quinn signed the Smoke Free Campus Act, which prohibits smoking on state-supported college and university campuses beginning July 1. The new law applies to all forms of tobacco at all state-supported colleges and universities, and orders campuses to have established community task forces by Dec. 31 to coordinate implementation. NIU's task force began meeting in November and presented a draft policy to the Faculty Senate on Wednesday.

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  10. Scrutiny coming to NIU program catalogRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University officials are reviewing scores of programs as the university continues to grapple with declining enrollment and state revenue. NIU President Doug Baker and Vice President and Provost Lisa Freeman laid out the yearlong program prioritization process during two town hall meetings Thursday at the Holmes Student Center that drew hundreds of people.

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  11. DeKalb Township offers scholarship applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    This year, TOI will award seven $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors. TOI has been awarding the scholarships since 1989, and during that time has granted $267,000 in aid to 159 students.

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  12. St. George to celebrate Greek-style Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras? Or Patras, Greece? Yes, along with New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro, Patras hosts one of the world's largest pre-Lenten carnivals. Under Venetian rule from the mid-1300s until dissolved by Napoleon in 1797, western Greece absorbed many Catholic traditions, including what we in America usually call Mardi Gras.

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  13. GE workers bid farewell as plant closesRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Employees include former union president Kathy Brown , 33 years at GE, her husband David Brown , 13 years, Phyllis Talley , 38 years, and Bob Craycraft , 39 years. Danielle Guerra - dguerra@shawmedia.com Pushing his tool chest filled with tools accumulated over his 41 years working at the General Electric plant in DeKalb, Jim Cradduck, 59, leaves from his last day of work on Thursday, .

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  14. Squires to join administration at Northern Illinois UniversityRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKALB – Catherine Squires will return to her alma mater as the vice president of university advancement at Northern Illinois University. She will be responsible for the vision, leadership, strategy and management of all fundraising and alumni relations activities on behalf of NIU.

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  15. Jan. 29 police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.

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  16. Big-time Country: Parmalee, The Swon Brothers join Brad Paisley in DeKalbRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    The best advice Josh McSwain said his band Parmalee ever received was to move to Nashville from Parmele, North Carolina, the kind of town where everyone knows everyone. Now, he's touring all over the U.S. – and opening for country music star Brad Paisley, no less.

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  17. Police: Batavia man broke woman's eye socketRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKALB – A 36-year-old Batavia man accused of breaking a woman's eye socket is being held without bond in DeKalb County Jail on charges of aggravated domestic battery and domestic battery, court records show. Russell R. Jenkins, of the 1300 block of Wilson Street, was intoxicated and arguing with a woman in the 100 block of North Third Street in DeKalb on Jan.18, court records show.

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  18. Girls bowling: Sycamore beats rival DeKalbRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Sycamore won, 2894-2374. Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com DeKalb's Taylor Mershon bowls against Sycamore at Mardi Gras Lanes on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

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  19. TAILS Humane Society dogs to get indoor exercise areaRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Elizabeth Johnesee, a staff member at Tails Humane Society, walks Australian cattle dog mix Stitch on Tuesday in front of the humane society's building, where ground had been broken to make way for a dog exercise room. The room will allow dogs to walk indoors in inclement weather.

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  20. Businesses recognized at DeKalb Chamber of Commerce annual meetingRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Monica Synett – msynett@shawmedia.com Tom Zucker, executive director of the Voluntary Action Center, receives a standing ovation after being named winner of the 2014 Business of the Year award at the annual meeting of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting Thursday at Faranda's Banquet and Conference Center. Monica Synett – msynett@shawmedia.com Tom Zucker , executive director of the Voluntary Action Center, shakes hands with Matt Duffy before shaking hands with Steve Braser after being named winner of the 2014 Business of the Year award at the annual meeting of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce.

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