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  1. Woodstock's Andrew House to receive plaque from McHenry County Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Historic Andrew House in Woodstock will receive a plaque from the McHenry County Historical Society and its Historic Sites Committee Saturday, Sept. 29. On Saturday, Sept.

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  2. Local artists depict historical to pastoral to metaphysical in Elmhurst Artists' Guild fall showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Daily Herald

    "Supercharged" by Tony Abboreno is one of the highlights of the Elmhurst Artists' Guild's fall show which continues through Oct. 12. The Elmhurst Artists' Guild is hosting the annual Fall Members Show, featuring a variety of its members' original artwork, in the EAG Gallery at the Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave., through Oct. 12. Notable artworks include Oak Park artist, Tony Abboreno's, bold acrylic painting, "Supercharged," which depicts the iconic 1936 Auburn Roadster. The Auburn Roadster "is one of the first automobiles that used the term 'Supercharged' on its badge.

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  3. 5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Daily Herald

    Shemekia Copeland performs her blues and Americana album "America's Child" as part of Oaktoberfest, a weekend celebration in downtown Oak Park at the intersection of Marion Street and North Boulevard. Free admission.

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  4. Filmmaker Steve James tackles thorny issue of race in suburban schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | Daily Herald

    Filmmaker Steve James and his team follow a diverse selection of students at Oak Park and River Forest High School for the docuseries "America to Me," airing on Starz. Steve James, director of "Hoop Dreams" and the Oscar-nominated documentary "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail," spent a year following students at Oak Park and River Forest High School for his Starz series "America to Me."

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  5. Mariano's ditching plastic bags, giving momentum to a growing trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Mariano's and other Kroger Co. grocery stores will phase out single-use plastic bags over the next seven years.

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  6. Football: Scouting the West Suburban SilverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Key games: York at Lyons Twp., Sept. 7; Hinsdale Central at Downers North, Sept.

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  7. Oak Park man pleads not guilty to fatal shooting near RoselleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    An Oak Park man indicted on five counts of first-degree murder in a June 3 shooting near Roselle pleaded not guilty Monday as DuPage County prosecutors seek increased penalties. Owen Reneau, 30, of the 300 block of Maple, is charged in the shooting death of Sanchez Townes-Elliot in a basement music recording studio at 24W713 Lake St. He is being held on $5 million bail after he was arrested last month in Baltimore and extradited to DuPage.

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  8. Spotlight: 'The African Company Presents Richard III' comes to the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Ariel Richardson, left, Brandon Greenhouse and Matty Robinson star in Oak Park Festival Theatre's production of Carlyle Brown's "The African Company Presents Richard III." The African Company of New York, the nation's first black theater ensemble, creates a bit of a stir in Carlyle Brown's period drama "The African Company Presents Richard III."

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  9. Chicago-area man exonerated after serving 10 years in prisonRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Marcel Brown of Oak Park was 18 when arrested in 2008 following a shooting at a Chicago park that left 19-year-old Paris Jackson dead. He was charged despite police determining Brown's 15-year-old cousin fired the shots.

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  10. Papermaker debuts museum's visiting artist programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    This summer DuPage Children's Museum will give children the chance to create side-by-side with a working artist as it launches a new artist-in-residence program. Claire Reynes, a Chicago-based papermaker and educator, is the first guest artist in the program that will bring professional artists with a variety of expertise to the museum's studio.

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  11. Theater events: Midsommer Flight opens 'Two Gentlemen of Verona' in Lincoln ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Courtesy of Zack WhittingtonDavid Goodloe, left, and Chad Bay play the titular "Two Gentlemen of Verona" in Midsommer Flight's outdoor production of William Shakespeare's comedy. • Oak Park Festival Theatre and Open Door Theater collaborate on a benefit production of "Daughters of Ire," a solo work created and performed by Savanna Rae, who channels four women from Irish legends.

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  12. Oak Park man charged in June 3 slaying near RoselleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Daily Herald

    An Oak Park man was charged Tuesday with the June 3 slaying of a 27-year-old Glendale Heights man near Roselle. Owen Reneau, 30, of the 300 block of Maple, was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Sanchez Townes-Elliot in a basement music recording studio at 24W713 Lake St. He is being held on $5 million bail after he was arrested in Baltimore and extradited.

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  13. Illinois Democrats push back on Trump immigration hard lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Feb. 19, 2015, file photo, Illinois Sen. Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Democrats who control the Illinois General Assembly offered pushed back last spring against Republican President Donald Trump's hardline stance on immigration, aiming to protect Illinois residents regardless of their residency status and, in some cases, firing off direct repudiation of the nation's top executive.

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  14. Missing sculpture commemorating Hemingway's Michigan is backRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Authorities say a missing sculpture that's part of an effort to commemorate author Ernest Hemingway's ties to northern Michigan has been returned. The Charlevoix County sheriff's office says deputies noticed about midnight Thursday that the sculpture was back outside the Beaver Island District Library on Beaver Island, which is located in Lake Michigan off of Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula.

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  15. Medical marijuana dispensary relocates to Arlington Heights from SchaumburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A medical marijuana dispensary formally opened its doors Wednesday in Arlington Heights -- relocating to a highly visible corridor from a hidden industrial park in Schaumburg. Verilife, the new retail brand name behind Oak Park-based medical marijuana provider PharmaCann LLC, held a grand opening with state and local officials in its 4,200-square-foot strip mall space at 1816 S. Arlington Heights Road, next to Jewel-Osco.

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  16. Sculpture commemorating Hemingway's Michigan ties is missingRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A sculpture that's part of an effort to commemorate author Ernest Hemingway's ties to northern Michigan is missing from outside a library where it once stood. The Petoskey News-Review reports the Charlevoix County sheriff's office is investigating the apparent theft of the sculpture from outside the Beaver Island District Library on Beaver Island, which is located in Lake Michigan off of Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula.

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  17. Weekly picks: Mundelein Community Days among weekend festsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The 2018 Mundelein Community Days promises carnival rides, food, music, games and a July 1 parade and fireworks display. The fun starts Thursday at Kracklauer Park, Route 45, Mundelein.

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  18. New principal for Plainfield Elementary in Des PlainesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Lisa Bucciarelli-Carlos has been named the new principal of Plainfield Elementary School in Des Plaines Elementary School District 62. Carlos will replace Guillermo Heredia, who is moving out of state with his family. She most recently served as principal of Abraham Lincoln Elementary in Oak Park.

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  19. Shodeen Inc. begins construction of Prairie Centre at former St. Charles Mall siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A groundbreaking marks the beginning of construction at Prairie Centre, a Shodeen Inc. mixed-use development on the vacant St. Charles Mall site. In attendance, from left, are Art Conte, excavator; Russ Colby, City of St. Charles planning division manager; Bob Skidmore, vice president of construction for Shodeen; Dave Patzelt, Shodeen Construction president; and St. Charles Mayor Ray Rogina.

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  20. Bipartisan work yields gun bills, fate rests with RaunerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Feb. 19, 2015, file photo, Illinois Sen. Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Legislation aimed at curbing gun violence, some of which wouldn't have stood a chance just a few years ago, won approval in the Illinois General Assembly this spring amid scrambling to answer what seem to be ever-increasing instances of mass shootings.

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