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  1. Fioretti challenges Preckwinkle for board president, Stroger backs outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Though beleaguered by the controversial and recently repealed sweetened beverage tax, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will face only one challenger and not two in her March 20 bid for the Democratic nomination for another term. Former Chicago Alderman Bob Fioretti filed his candidacy petition Monday, but one-time County Board President Todd Stroger backed out of his declared intention to reclaim the office.

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  2. Fioretti challenges Preckwinkle; Stroger a no-showRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Though beleaguered by the controversial and recently repealed sweetened beverage tax, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will face only one challenger and not two in her March 20 bid for the Democratic nomination for another term. Former Chicago Alderman Bob Fioretti filed his candidacy petition Monday, but one-time County Board President Todd Stroger backed out of his declared intention to reclaim the office.

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  3. Elburn president wants plan commissioner on village boardRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Filek has been on the village's Plan Commission for 13 years. She is a hair stylist, and has lived in the village for 38 years.

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  4. 11, including ex-trustee, seek spot on Elburn village boardRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Romke was on the board from 2007 to 2011, and ran unsuccessfully for president in 2009. She is a real estate broker.

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  5. Editorial: Simple time card could verify pension eligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Daily Herald

    It takes a hard worker to be on the job more than 11 hours a day, seven days a week, every week of the year. Joe Vallez is that guy, affidavits from boards of three suburban park districts say.

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  6. Why parks director with four jobs gets to keep his pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Daily Herald

    A parks executive holding jobs in four suburban districts is eligible to continue participating in a statewide taxpayer-funded pension program, an investigation has determined. Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund administrators allowed Joe Vallez to remain in the pension plan after three of the park districts submitted affidavits from board members attesting Vallez meets the minimum work requirement of 1,000 hours annually per job to participate in IMRF.

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  7. Administer Justice to host fashion show Aug. 19Read the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Local nonprofit Administer Justice is hosting a fashion show from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 40W605 Route 38 in Elburn. Administer Justice is a 501 legal aid providing free legal assistance, financial counseling and legal education to thousands of low income individuals and families from throughout the suburbs of Illinois.

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  8. New volunteer program aims to make DuPage courthouse easier to navigateRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Whether you're walking in to get married, pay a traffic ticket or face felony charges, the DuPage County courthouse -- with its security checkpoints and all the hustle and bustle that comes with the hundreds of people coming and going -- can be an intimidating place. DuPage court officials are hoping to ease some of that tension and intimidation by implementing a new volunteer program to ease the stress on courthouse visitors and help them find their way.

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  9. Islamic group announces $580,000 settlement with Des PlainesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Des Plaines has agreed to pay a Muslim group $580,0000 to settle a lawsuit claiming aldermen wrongfully denied a request to open a mosque in the city, officials said during a Tuesday news conference. The settlement with the Society of American Bosnians and Herzegovinians, a group including immigrants who fled war-torn Yugoslavia in the 1990s, comes after the city agreed to a separate settlement Monday with the U.S. Department of Justice.

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  10. A look at student-on-student sex abuse verdicts, settlementsRead the original story

    May 21, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The Associated Press reviewed verdicts and settlements across the country in lawsuits brought against schools over student-on-student sexual abuse . Here are some notable recent cases: Honolulu, $5.75 million settlement: This settlement with the state of Hawaii over alleged abuse at the Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind is the highest known in a student-on-student school sex abuse case, according to Public Justice, a Washington, D.C., nonprofit law firm that tracks such cases.

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  11. Benedictine honors scholarship founders and recipients at annual breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Benedictine University annually awards endowed scholarships to students to help meet their financial needs and provide them with a values-based Benedictine education. Crain's Chicago Business recently reported that Benedictine students graduate with less debt than students at nearly every other public and private college or university in Illinois.

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