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  1. Lombard group collecting books to fund scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Daily Herald

    For the 50th year, the Lombard Area American Association of University Women is collecting books for its used book sale. Proceeds from the sale, which will take place Aug. 5 through 8 at First Church of Lombard, go toward scholarships and grants for women and girls.

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  2. Music notes: Palatine's Milk N Cookies play Nellie'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Daily Herald

    Palatine twins James and Paul McElwain started playing the decks at the University of Illinois in Champaign before breaking into the Chicago scene as Milk N Cookies. While their house originals and remixes have earned them slots at 2014's Spring Awakening Music Festival and this year's Summer Camp back in May, recent moves have also put them on the national stage.

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  3. Woodridge man accused of $117,000 remodeling scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Daily Herald

    A 29-year-old Woodridge man is facing criminal charges after police say he billed an elderly Villa Park man about $117,000 for remodeling work that never was completed. David L. Briggs has been charged with felony theft by deception and felony theft by deception , Villa Park police said Monday.

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  4. Seize the day and cap property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Daily Herald

    Ever-escalating property tax bills are causing real pain for Illinois families. Last year, more than 10,000 DuPage County families were delinquent and faced a tax sale.

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  5. Chance to raise taxes no great reward for suburban DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Daily Herald

    The chance to vote for higher taxes might not seem like a sweet political reward, and that could be one factor holding up budget talks as Illinois hurtles toward a possible government shutdown at the end of the month. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's willingness to talk about new taxes to help close Illinois' gaping budget hole comes with a big stipulation: Lawmakers have to approve parts of his pro-business agenda first.

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  6. Villa Park man finds last prize in medallion searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Daily Herald

    Michael Mast of Villa Park found the last medallion Tuesday in the DuPage County Forest Preserve's Centennial Medallion Search. The moment he saw the photo clue for the sixth -- and final -- medallion in the DuPage County Forest Preserve's Centennial Medallion Search, Michael Mast knew exactly where to go.

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  7. Addison teen gets probation in 2014 robbery, beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Daily Herald

    The third of five men accused of luring a juvenile victim to a spot near Wheaton and then beating him and taking his wallet was sentenced to probation Thursday. Judge George Bakalis sentenced Nathaniel Rodriguez, 19, of Addison to 30 months probation but also gave Rodriguez a stern warning.

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  8. Support Lombard co-op with online voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Daily Herald

    There is still a lot of work to be done before the Prairie Food Co-Op opens in Lombard, but its supporters hope a grant might help speed things up. Co-founder and Director Kathy Nash said the co-op applied for a $100,000 Mission Main Street grant earlier this month.

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  9. Images: Willowbrook High School graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Daily Herald

    Joshua Beausoleil gives his commencement address during the 2015 Willowbrook High School graduation Sunday, June 7 at the school in Villa Park. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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    Friday Jun 5 | Daily Herald

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  11. College of DuPage-inspired reform stalls over disagreement on severance packagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A disagreement between lawmakers and state community college presidents could halt reforms inspired by the College of DuPage's $762,868 buyout package offered to President Robert Breuder earlier this year. The proposal would ensure severance packages do not exceed one year's salary and applicable benefits.

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  12. Suburban Democrats say they won't back budget with $3 billion deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Daily Herald

    If Democrats want to send a budget to Gov. Bruce Rauner, they might have to do so without the votes of some suburban party members in the Illinois Senate. Some Senate Democrats are balking at the idea of approving a budget that would spend $3 billion more than the state is set to take in next year as party leaders prepare to send the spending plan to Rauner.

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  13. Villa Park police: Husband, wife found dead in apparent murder-suicideRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A Villa Park couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide in their home are being described by neighbors as nice people who largely kept to themselves. Villa Park officers were dispatched at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday to the white-brick house on the 200 block of Julia Drive, police said Thursday.

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  14. No dogs allowed at Lombard's Mutt Strut 5K raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Lombard's 10th annual Mutt Strut 5K race and 1-mile walk will take place Saturday, minus one key component: the mutts. Despite a decrease in the number of cases of canine influenza, Lombard Park District decided to ban dogs from the event to keep pets safe.

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  15. Willowbrook wins a pair from Hinsdale SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Daily Herald

    After a walkoff win in the opener, Willowbrook senior Chris Roycroft felt the weight of the world come off his shoulders as he took the mound for Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against Hinsdale South. With the right-hander setting the tone in the second game, the Warriors eased their way to a West Suburban Gold sweep with 2-1 and 5-1 victories in Villa Park.

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  16. Hollywood animator teaches his craft at College of DuPageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The art Tony Venezia creates often goes unappreciated -- stuff like animated titles, graphics and trailers that you see in movies and on television. In the movie "Total Recall," for example, Venezia helped make the actor's names, including Arnold Schwarzenegger's, leave red skid marks on a black screen in the opening credits.

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  17. Conservative group will push property tax freeze in suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's calls for a freeze on property taxes will get an assist from a national conservative group. A national conservative group will make a May push to get state lawmakers to freeze property taxes, targeting suburban Democrats with a series of ads.

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  18. Villa Park man gets 39 years in prison for starting fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A Villa Park man has been sentenced to 39 years in prison for starting a July 2012 fire that killed a 24-year-old woman on the eve of her birthday and severely burned a 25-year-old man. DuPage County Judge John Kinsella sentenced Todd Mandoline, 26, to 27 years in prison for the first-degree murder of Paula Morgan and an additional 12 years for the aggravated arson that killed Morgan and left her friend, Jason Cassidy, with burns over most of his body.

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  19. Man gets 39 years for murder, arson in 2012 Lombard fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A 26-year-old suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 39 years in prison on first-degree murder and aggravated arson convictions for setting a fire that killed his former girlfriend. Twenty-six-year-old Todd Mandoline of Villa Park was sentenced Thursday in connection with a July 2012 fire in Lombard that killed Paula Morgan.

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  20. Bietermans helping Aurora Central baseball win bigRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Biologically speaking, a couple of these brothers are closer than most. A cleanup-hitting catcher, Michael Bieterman is the half-brother of Chargers coach Sean Bieterman.

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