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  1. Geneva History Museum celebrates 75 years with ceremony Oct. 29 and a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    The Geneva History Museum is celebrating 75 years as an independent nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve and share Geneva's evolving story while inspiring and engaging the community. On Oct. 29, 1943, Geneva residents gathered at city hall to discuss the importance of saving Geneva's history and starting the Geneva Historical Society.

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  2. Pence campaigns for Rep. Rodney Davis in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    Vice President Mike Pence says Republican U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis has emerged as a voice for conservative values in Congress and is urging his supporters to get out the vote in the midterm elections. Pence campaigned for Davis on Friday at a fundraising event in Springfield, Illinois.

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  3. Politics | Advisory referendum has Kane County voters angered,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    A little-discussed Kane County advisory referendum on the Nov. 6 ballot has sparked rampant debate on local social media sites in recent weeks about the meaning and motivation behind it. The ballot question asks: "Shall Kane County Oppose the General Assembly Instituting a 1% Property Tax Increase?" According to a variety of "What's Happening in …" Facebook pages, Kane County voters are confused about why the county board is asking their opinion on a nonexistent proposal.

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  4. Deal reached on excavating 1908 Springfield race riot siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Daily Herald

    Archaeological work could begin this fall on the remains of homes burned down during the 1908 Springfield race riots after an agreement was reached between federal, state and city officials. The deal covers how excavations will be done and directs the city and the Illinois State Museum to curate the artifacts recovered.

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  5. Illinois State Police memorial park honors fallen troopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Daily Herald

    The State Journal-Register reports the Illinois State Police Memorial Park includes a wall etched with the names of 67 troopers. It's located near the state Capitol in Springfield.

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  6. Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Herald

    A three-woman state committee issued recommendations on ways to combat harassment and gender equity in Springfield and, guess what they're calling for, among other things -- more women in state political offices. Surely, having more women in leadership roles throughout the political party structures and into the halls of the Capitol can be an influential factor in shifting a culture that has been widely criticized as abusive and demeaning to women.

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  7. Weekend picks: NCC hosts intimate Rick Springfield concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Daily Herald

    Hear 1980s pop tunes such as "Jessie's Girl" and "Human Touch" performed in a more intimate style in the concert tour of "Rick Springfield: Stripped Down." The Aussie actor and songwriter performs Saturday at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, Naperville.

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  8. 5 things to do in the suburbs this weekendStill making plans for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Daily Herald

    Still making plans for the weekend? Consider "Disney On Ice Presents Frozen" at Rosemont's Allstate Arena, Rick Springfield performing in Naperville or Williams Street Repertory's premiere of "Bomber's Moon." Here are five ideas for fun events, for more, see dailyherald.com/calendar .

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  9. Jubilee to welcome 'Laughing Lincoln' to NapervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Daily Herald

    A 4-foot-tall penny with an image of a younger Abraham Lincoln, similar to the one to be portrayed in the upcoming "Laughing Lincoln" sculpture, will be on hand for photo opps Sunday during the Laughing Lincoln Jubilee. Brand Bobosky, Century Walk chairman, and Mary Lou Wehrli organized the event to raise money for the sculpture, which the Wehrli family and the public art group plan to dedicate Dec. 2 as part of the state's bicentennial series of celebrations.

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  10. Board chairman candidates: DuPage shouldn't increase property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Daily Herald

    Despite rising costs and cuts in state funding, both candidates in the race for county board chairman are opposed to boosting DuPage's property tax levy. Republican incumbent Dan Cronin and Democratic challenger Lynn LaPlante will face off Nov. 6 in the race to decide who will lead the county board for the next four years.

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  11. Rosary Sports Boosters annual Italian dinner set for Oct. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Daily Herald

    Spend an evening socializing with Rosary High School parents, alumnae and friends "Under the Tuscan Sky" Friday, Oct. 12, at the Rosary Sports Boosters' annual Italian Dinner. The evening will include a delicious Italian dinner catered by Maggiano's Little Italy, prizes and raffles, cocktails with cash bar, and a cigar bar on the Terrace, courtyard.

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  12. EXCHANGE: Police officer, barbers team up to help kidsILLINOIS...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Daily Herald

    In this Aug. 30, 2018 photo, barbers Seth Gregory, left, Dwy Rice, center, of First Class Barbershop, joined together with Springfield police officer Lamar Moore, right, to initially plan an event to give free haircuts to kids going back-to-school, but it morphed into a community party that provided school supplies and free backpacks for nearly 300 kids in Springfield, Ill. In this Aug. 9, 2018 photo, Springfield police officer Lamar Moore hands an American Flag to a young boy as he helps him out of the street as a parade enters the Main Gate during the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade, in Springfield, Ill.

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  13. Ex-Illinois House leader Lang cleared of sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Illinois state Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, is joined by supporters as he prepares to address allegations of harassment at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Lang resigned his leadership post in the Illinois House after a legislative activist alleged he harassed and humiliated her.

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  14. Candidate cares about safety of kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Keeping children safe, whether at home, at school or in our neighborhoods, must be our top priority. As a parent and a public school teacher who cares about the safety of our kids, I believe that Terra Costa Howard is the leader we need to stand up to the powerful gun lobby to do what's right for our families.

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  15. EXCHANGE: Historic site overseer took indirect path to jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Aug. 13, 2018 photo, Troy Gilmore, the new Site Superintendent for Springfield's state historic site, poses with a bust of Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Ill. Gilmore oversees the Lincoln Tomb, the war memorials in Oak Ridge Cemetery, the Old State Capitol, the Vachel Lindsay Home, the Dana-Thomas House and the Lincoln-Herndon Law Office.

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  16. Prosecutors moving Schock case to another districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The U.S. attorney's office in Springfield, Illinois, says it's transferring ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's corruption case to another prosecutors' team outside central Illinois. It revealed the step in a Thursday filing asking for a temporary stay of the pre-trial process.

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  17. Rauner vetoes bills on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Aug. 9, 2018, photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to the news media in his state Capitol office, in Springfield, Ill. On Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, Republican Rauner vetoed a Democratic measure designed to encourage immigrants to cooperate with police investigations, and drew criticism from Latino lawmakers for also rejecting legislation to create public "safe zones" that are off-limits to immigration enforcement and to prohibit landlords from reporting tenants they suspect are undocumented immigrants.

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  18. Abe Lincoln's library faces so much debt it's considering selling his stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A replica of Abraham Lincoln, in 1861, and the White House, is seen by visitors as they enter the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, Ill., on the anniversary of Lincoln's birthday Monday, Feb. 12, 2007. Sometimes, even Abraham Lincoln needs a GoFundMe campaign.

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  19. Illinois Democrats, minus Biden, boost election hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Pete Buttigieg, left, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., is greeted by J.B. Pritzker after Buttigieg delivered the keynote address at the Illinois Democratic County Chairs' Association brunch at the Crowne Plaza Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Springfield, Ill., prior to Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair. Buttigieg accepted the invitation to speak on short notice when former Vice President Joe Biden, who had been the scheduled speaker, became ill.

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  20. The Latest: State rep says Lincoln auction prep 'bad sign'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this June 14, 2007 file photo, FILE - In this June 14, 2007 file photo, Abraham Lincoln's bloodstained gloves he carried on the night of his death are photographed at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The hunt for auctioneers to sell off valuable Lincoln artifacts to pay a $9.7 million debt began Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 but the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation cautioned a sale isn't imminent.

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