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  1. Whether to stay in Chicago: The debate continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Chicago Tribune

    A woman cries while police investigate a shooting in the 2100 block of North Bingham Street in the Palmer Square neighborhood on June 6, 2016. A 6-year-old girl was shot in the back.

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  2. Two young children die in separate Father's Day drowningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Chicago Tribune

    A 4-year-old girl from Downers Grove and a 17-month-old toddler from Plainfield died on Father's Day in separate drowning incidents, authorities said. The Downers Grove fire and police departments responded Sunday at 7:37 p.m. to the Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club, 5560 Fairview Ave., for a report that a girl was unconscious in the pool.

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  3. 4-year-old girl dies in pool at Downers Grove swim clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Chicago Tribune

    A 4-year-old girl died Sunday in an apparent drowning at a Downers Grove swim club, authorities said Monday. Downers Grove fire and police departments responded Sunday at 7:37 p.m. to the Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club, 5560 Fairview Ave., for a report that a girl was unconscious in the pool.

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  4. 'Punishment is a poor motivator': Lake County school districts revamp discipline policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Chicago Tribune

    Beach Park Middle School is one of the schools deploying alternative discipline practices mandated under a new state law to avoid suspensions and expulsions. Beach Park Middle School is one of the schools deploying alternative discipline practices mandated under a new state law to avoid suspensions and expulsions.

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  5. Standards-based grading gets an 'F' from old-school parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Chicago Tribune

    Examples of Downers Grove school district 58 "progress guides" given to students instead of traditional A-F graded report cards. Examples of Downers Grove school district 58 "progress guides" given to students instead of traditional A-F graded report cards.

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  6. Parents push back against school report cards with no letter gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Chicago Tribune

    Kylie Spahn and her daughter Jessica discuss her report card May 19, 2016, at their home in Downers Grove. Grade School District 58 began eliminating typical letter grades on report cards this school year, starting with math in kindergarten through sixth grade, and science in seventh and eighth grades.

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  7. Man pulled from Oak Brook pond diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A 24-year-old man died Sunday after being pulled from a pond in the Briarwood Lakes subdivision in Oak Brook. Police said Isaac Martinez, whose last known address was in Glen Ellyn, was seen struggling in the water at 7:35 a.m. When police and fire officials arrived, there was no sign of a person, and the Fire Department dive team went into the pond to look.

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  8. Marmion senior remembered for his 'big heart'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A variety of items have been placed at a memorial for Stephen Woodcock in the parking lot of Marmion Academy in Aurora. Woodcock, a student at the school, died earlier this month.

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  9. Two men hit by vehicle while walking across Route 47Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Kane County Sheriff's Office deputies said that David Anderson, 43, of Bristol, and Curtis Lippold, 26, of Aurora, were hit by the vehicle about 12:25 a.m. Sunday. They had been at a gas station at Jericho Road and Route 47 and were attempting to cross Route 47 to get to the west side of the road when they were struck by a vehicle traveling south on Route 47, deputies said.

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  10. Woodridge man gets 18 years for armed robbery of Radio Shack in Downers GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    The last of three men who robbed a Radio Shack store in Downers Grove has been sentenced to 18 years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Brandon Jones, 22, of Woodridge , was sentenced Thursday by Judge Daniel Guerin for his role in the hold-up, which took place on Dec. 11, 2013, at the store near 75th Street and Lemont Road.

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  11. 'Trespasser' hit, injured by freight train: BNSF officialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    An unidentified person was struck by a freight train Thursday afternoon while walking on or along railroad tracks in Aurora, just west of Naperville , according to an official of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway. Andy Williams, director of public affairs for Burlington Northern operations in Illinois, confirmed an empty, multicar freight train was westbound for downstate Galesburg when the accident occurred at about 1:25 p.m. near the Old Eola Road intersection.

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  12. Marmion student dies after falling off vehicle in school parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A 17-year-old Marmion Academy student died Monday after he fell off the running board of an SUV in the school parking lot in Aurora Friday. Stephen J. Woodcock, of the 4N300 block of Booth Tarkington Street in St. Charles, died at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove Monday, Aurora police said in a statement.

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  13. Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market plans Bolingbrook distribution centerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A selection of fish is displayed May 13, 2016, at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. 2500 N. Elston Ave., in Chicago.

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  14. Mazzochi elected COD board chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Deanne Mazzochi, pictured here on Oct. 20, 2015, has been elected as the chairman of the College of DuPage board. Deanne Mazzochi, pictured here on Oct. 20, 2015, has been elected as the chairman of the College of DuPage board.

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  15. Treasuries tumble as dollar gains with crude; stocks edge higherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    U.S. stocks pared an advance that took the Standard Poor's 500 Index to a five-month high, while Treasuries tumbled and the dollar rose the most in a week versus the euro. Crude rallied to the highest since November as American production dropped.

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  16. Matteson man wants to shed light on rare diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    "It's like being permanently drunk," said Jonas Cepkauskas, a Matteson man who suffers from a rare medical condition called ataxia. Because there is no cure and very little hope that one will be found soon, Cepkauskas said he is doing the only thing he can do, connect with others who have the disease and educate the public about it, much the way Michael J. Fox has shed light on Parkinson's Disease and Dudley Moore opened our eyes to progressive supranuclear palsy.

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  17. One car for a suburban family? It can workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    On snowy days in April, when it seems as if the rest of the suburban population is zooming by in cars and SUVs on the way to work, Sibu Joseph and Lisa Parro greet each other on the sidewalk during their atypical morning commute. Joseph skateboards each day to his job as an MRI technician at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove .

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  18. Hinsdale police say reported attack on teenage girl did not happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    The Hinsdale Police Department reported Wednesday the teenage girl who said she was the victim of an attack from a stranger did not happen. The 16-year-old Hinsdale girl had told police a man came up to her about 2:20 p.m. Monday when she got out of her vehicle near the intersection of Clay and Hinsdale Avenue and hit her in the face, knocking her to the ground.

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  19. Hinsdale police say girl assaulted Monday after getting out of carRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    The girl told police she was getting out of her vehicle near Clay and Hinsdale avenues about 2:20 p.m. when she was struck and knocked to the ground by a white man, described as 25 to 30 years old, about 6 feet tall, with black hair and black facial stubble. The man, wearing black sweat pants and a black hooded sweatshirt, fled to the north after the attack, police said.

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  20. Man accused of shaking infant and causing brain damage pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Timothy Churchill, 20, has been indicted on six counts of aggravated battery to a child. A Downers Grove man accused of so violently shaking his infant daughter that she suffered brain damage has been indicted on six counts of aggravated battery to a child, DuPage County prosecutors said at a court appearance for the man Monday.

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