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  1. Rough start, rough day for - Dogs in Challenge CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Times

    A slow start in the morning and a tough opponent in the early afternoon made for the Streator Challenge Cup living up to its name for the host Bulldogs. Streator boys soccer couldn't quite get things to click into place here Saturday at the SHS Athletic Fields, suffering a 3-1 loss to Joliet Catholic Academy followed by a 2-0 loss at the hands of defending champion La Salle-Peru to conclude the one-day, three-team round robin.

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  2. An election with serious consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The Times

    Grundy County State's Attorney Jason Helland speaks to the Herald-News on Monday, Sept. 10, in Joliet.

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  3. Fundraisers for old Joliet prison net nearly $150,000 so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Route 66 News

    Tours and a major fundraiser - all at the old Joliet Correctional Center - have generated more than $142,000 so far, with a disc-golf benefit next month slated to generate at least anther $5,000 for the old prison. The big event was the Great Joliet Prison Break-in event last month at the century-old facility, which cleared nearly $137,000 after more than 3,000 people attended.

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  4. 'Slice' Director and Cast on Their Wild and Weird Horror Comedy [Interview]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | /film

    ... get into the origins of Slice 's story, capturing the proper horror/comedy balance, and the challenges of shooting in Joliet, Illinois (home of the infamous prison from The Blues Brothers ). I heard you talking to someone earlier about tech checking ...

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  5. IL: Metra Board Votes Against 2019 Fare Increase, but Warns Service...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Mass Transit

    ... of federal funding for transit. Metra lines with the lowest annual ridership include the Heritage Corridor to Joliet, with 730,000 trips in 2017, and the North Central Service to Antioch, with 1.7 million trips, out of a total of 78.6 million trips ...

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  6. Taste of the Town in St. Charles: Beef Shack puts flavorful spin on sandwich favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... is a year-old Elgin location, and one opened in DeKalb about three weeks ago. Restaurants are under construction in Joliet and Huntley. "They're taking the franchise and taking it to the next level," Douvris said. "My dream is to expand it and bring ...

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  7. Superheros wear orange during Hunger Action MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Daily Herald

    ... the month, there are plenty of ways to get involved, including three Pack-A-Thon events: South Suburban Center in Joliet (Sept. 21, 7am-5pm), and Northwest Center in Rockford (Sept. 28, 7am-5pm). To sign up for a shift, call (630) 443-6910, or check ...

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  8. Grundy County prosecutor aims to unseat Jesse WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Northwest Herald

    Grundy County State's Attorney Jason Helland speaks to the Herald-News on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Joliet, Ill.

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  9. Candidate: Blue Wave theory doesn't hold waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The Daily Gazette

    ... school closings, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from SaukValley.com, but text rates may apply. JOLIET - Jason Helland wants to make one thing abundantly clear to the jury that will decide whether he will become Secretary of State: ...

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  10. Back to Three Candidates For Interim ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... discussed at the council meeting of September 4. James D. Hock most recently served as the City Manager for Joliet, Illinois from 2013-17. He served for 14 years as both the Assistant and City Manager of Oak Park, Michigan. Maria Alberro Menendez ...

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  11. U.S., South Korean Soldiers Raft for Relaxation, ResilienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... with soldiers I didn't know. And in the end, I made new friends," he added. Army Maj. Jeffrey P. Nelson, native of Joliet, Illinois, and the division's deputy plans officer, agreed that communication was key. "We had to communicate effectively and ...

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  12. Sanders Hears the Plight of Workers, But His Amazon Bill is MisguidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Counterpunch

    ... to qualify for them. Many warehouse workers are in temporary jobs. When Amazon opened a new distribution center in Joliet, Ill., Integrity Staffing Solutions set up shop in town to handle hiring. The jobs were temporary and paid up to $13.50 an ...

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  13. Central football defense denies DePauw in the rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Osky News

    ... But Central's defense was equally stingy, surrendering only 78 yards rushing. Sophomore linebacker Drew Smith (Joliet, Ill., West HS) racked up a career-high 17 tackles. "He was all over the place," McMartin said. "The defense did a nice job up ...

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  14. City Manager Candidate Field Now Down to TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... year as the Interim Manager in Port Orange, Florida. James D. Hock who most recently served as the city manager for Joliet, Illinois from 2013-17. Joliet has a population of 149,000 residents, with a budget of $240 million. He also served for 14 ...

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  15. Illinois Is Rising for Climate, Jobs, and Trade JusticeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Sierra

    ... display -- each imported shipment brings more backbreaking work, air pollution, and CEO profits. Elwood and nearby Joliet, Illinois, are now home to the largest container port in the United States. It's the end of a long journey for manufactured ...

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  16. New Lenox man in 'right place, at right time' to help save overdose victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... officials said. Shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday, he was driving along Gougar Road near the Pilcher Park greenhouse in Joliet, just north of U.S. 30, when he spotted a man lying in the parking lot with his girlfriend standing nearby. "I thought he was ...

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  17. Medical marijuana sellers see new law as a win for opioid-dependent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Chicago Tribune

    Yasmin Pena trims excess leaves from marijuana plants at the Cresco Labs medical marijuana cultivation facility Aug. 8, 2018, in Joliet, Ill. Yasmin Pena trims excess leaves from marijuana plants at the Cresco Labs medical marijuana cultivation facility Aug. 8, 2018, in Joliet, Ill.

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  18. Diocese to close two parishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Herald Star Online

    ... are closing under a deanery pastoral plan approved by Monforton's successor, Bishop R. Daniel Conlon, now bishop of Joliet, Ill., in 2009. Monforton, who decreed the closings under the plan, will celebrate Mass at St. John Vianney at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 ...

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  19. Our View: Micro food pantries feed neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | The Times

    ... 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for whomever may need it in the community. Eberhard, who runs E-Z Auto Sales in Joliet, has put up about 20 mini pantries throughout Will, Grundy and even Cook counties. “I've found it works best when you ...

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  20. Use of road salt contaminating McHenry County water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Northwest Herald

    ... it," he said. Illinois residents don't have to look far to find a spot where the water supply is drying up. In Joliet, groundwater experts forecast that city wells could begin to dry up in 15 to 20 years . The aquifer from which Joliet draws water ...

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